Jason M.E. Wachtel

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Jason Wachtel is co-Founder and Managing Partner of JW Michaels & Co. and heads up all business development, operations, and strategic growth initiatives for the firm. Jason was formerly co-head of an Executive Search division of a national search firm and built and ran the firm’s Legal and Compliance practice. Prior to that, Jason worked at a legal and compliance search firm where he was Director of New Business Development and was in charge of due diligence related to the Firm’s M&A activities. He is a senior fellow at the Regulatory Compliance Association, (RCA; 75,000 members). A frequently interviewed expert in the area of financial services hiring, Jason was quoted in The Wall Street Journal and in Thomson Reuters specifically discussing the red-hot market for compliance officers and compensation for Chief Compliance Officers in Financial Services. Jason is a regular contributor on CBS, ABC, NBC, and Fox News Outlets as an expert in discussing hiring trends across the country. He received a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Syracuse University. Jason serves on the Board of Trustees for the ‘Children’s Medical Fund of New York.’

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