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OneWire Executive Search

OneWire Executive Search provides full-service recruiting and human capital consulting across the financial services industry. We are the only executive search team with access to OneWire’s talent community of over 375,000 finance professionals. Our team leverages this unique resource, along with our deep industry relationships and expertise, to provide our clients with the highest caliber of human capital solutions.

We focus on executing searches across:

  • Investment banking
  • Private equity/Venture capital
  • Hedge funds
  • Portfolio companies

Our clients, ranging from global financial firms to fast-growing startups, leverage our team for:

  • Comprehensive recruiting services
  • Consultation on industry hiring trends
  • Leadership planning
  • Team build-outs

Our Team

Skiddy von Stade

CEO & Founder

Skiddy brings 24 years of recruitment experience to the OneWire Executive Search team. Prior to founding OneWire, he founded the executive search firm F.S. von Stade & Associates, where he held the position of CEO from 1995-2007. He was previously Head of the New York office for The Oxbridge Group, a search firm specializing in the financial services industry. Before he became an executive search specialist, Skiddy began his career with the international insurance brokerage firm Alexander and Alexander, where he rose through the ranks from Junior Analyst to Vice President. A graduate of the University of Vermont, Skiddy is an avid outdoorsman and conservationist.

Sarah Cochran

Executive Recruiter

Sarah supports OneWire’s Executive Search efforts, focusing primarily on Financial Services and Operations placements. Sarah originally joined OneWire as an Account Manager for the Corporate Solutions team. Prior to OneWire, Sarah worked for Colgate University’s Office of Admission, helping to place prospective students in suitable academic and extracurricular programs. It was in this role that she discovered her keen interest in the recruitment industry. Sarah holds a B.A. from Colgate University, where she majored in Environmental Economics. She also studied International Economics in conjunction with the London School of Economics and the University College London.

Recently Completed Searches

Portfolio Manager and Deputy Head of Research Multi-Billion AUM Family Office

Director, Latin American Investment Banking Premier TMT-focused Investment Bank

Vice President, Private Equity Fundraising Boutique Private Placement Firm

Director, Capital Markets Financial Technology Firm

Regional Managing Director Secondaries Private Equity Firm

COO/CFO NYC-based Venture Fund

Senior Equity Analyst Family Office

Assistant Portfolio Manager Global Asset Manager

Pre-MBA Associate TMT-focused Private Equity/Venture Capital Firm

Structured Products Sales Financial Technology Firm

Portfolio Administrator Global Asset Manager

Director, Technology Venture Capital Investments Global Life Insurance Company

Director of Compliance and Reporting Renewable Energy Power Producer

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For Client Inquiries

  • 10 East 40th Street, 5th Floor
  • New York, NY 10016
  • P: (646) 786-0851
"I was very impressed with your professionalism and discretion throughout the entire process. Your market knowledge and sound guidance enabled me to move into a leadership role at VC fund in fewer than 45 days. I would not have been aware of this exceptional opportunity without your insights and support every step of the way."
NYC Venture Capital Fund
"Thank you. You truly hit it out of the park in managing our recent search. After several shots at this, we simply were spinning our wheels, as was our previous search firm. In the end, because of your dedication, we found a candidate who is better than we had ever hoped and I look forward to working with you again in the future."
Head of Human Resources
MEAG (Munich Re subsidiary)