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JW Michaels Increases National Expansion With New Investment in Atlanta

Posted on January 29th, 2016 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

JW Michaels & Co. Announces Investment in ExecuSource NY-based executive search firm expands national presence with prominent Atlanta staffing firm investment New York/Atlanta, Jan 29, 2016: JW Michaels & Co., one of the nation’s leading executive search firms, announced its expansion into the Atlanta market through a majority investment in ExecuSource, Inc. ExecuSource’s local experience […]

Financial Services Data Report Of 2015

Posted on January 8th, 2016 by Jason Wachtel

JW Michaels & Co. has released its 2015 Financial Services Market Data Report. The data appearing in this compensation report were collected by comparing successful placements made by JW Michaels during 2015. The report presents compensations grouped by size and type of firm as well as by job title. The data represent total compensation for […]

Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure

Posted on September 17th, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

JW Michaels & Co. recently participated in the Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure in Central Park on Sunday, September 13th. We were introduced to this event by Executive Recruiter Alyssa Guberman, daughter of Judy Salerno (CEO, Susan G. Komen). As a firm, we are committed to team building and passionate about supporting meaningful […]

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Managing Partner Jason Wachtel discusses alt firms hiring SEC alumni

Posted on February 25th, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

Last week a Financial Times’ FundFire article by Laura Suter covered the recent trend of alternatives firms hiring former employees of the SEC and the US Attorney’s Office. In the article, JW Michaels managing partner Jason Wachtel explained these firms’ reasoning: “By hiring someone who was a prosecutor and worked on significant cases, it sends […]

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Managing Partner Jason Wachtel discusses Federal Prosecutor Move To Ackman Hedge Fund

Posted on February 24th, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

A recent FundFire article by Maureen Brody features JW Michaels managing partner Jason Wachtel: William Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management has hired former federal prosecutor Jenna Dabbs as senior counsel, The New York Times reports. Dabbs, who headed the narcotics unit at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan for the past year-and-a-half, joined the $18 […]

Financial Services Market Data Report for 2015

Posted on February 9th, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

JW Michaels & Co. has released its 2015 Financial Services Market Data Report. The data appearing in this compensation report were collected by comparing successful placements made by JW Michaels during 2015. The report presents compensations grouped by size and type of firm as well as by job title. The data represent total compensation for […]

Managing Partner Jason Wachtel Discusses Ex-US Prosecutor’s Move To Hedge Fund

Posted on February 6th, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

Today’s New York Times’ DealBook reports the recent move of Jenna Dabbs from the US Attorney’s office in Manhattan to Pershing Square Capital Management, investor William A. Ackman’s $18 billion hedge fund. Dabbs will act as senior counsel, working on regulatory and compliance issues. In the article, JW Michaels managing partner Jason Wachtel discussed the growing […]

Managing Partner Jason Wachtel Discusses Transparency and Compliance

Posted on February 6th, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

Financial Times’ FundFire writer Laura Suter spoke with Jason Wachtel,managing partner at JW Michaels & Co about the recent trend in alternatives firms filling compliance departments with U.S. attorney’s office and Securities and Exchange Commission(SEC) alumni. “By hiring someone who was a prosecutor and worked on significant cases, it sends a clear message to the […]

Jason Wachtel talks to Compliance Week about desired skills for compliance officers

Posted on November 18th, 2014 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

In today’s Compliance Week, JW Michaels Managing Partner Jason Wachtel discussed the need for compliance officers to have excellent leadership and communication skills. “Companies are seeking compliance leaders who have the ability to influence others, communicate effectively, and build relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, including regulators. “So you want that […]