Executive Recruiter Listings

Whether you're new to the industry, in transition, or a seasoned veteran, these local recruiters are available to you.​

SkyWater Search Partners 

We are the top executive search firm in Minnesota, as ranked by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Forbes, and more. Our executive recruiters have proven track records in placing top talent at companies throughout Minnesota and the Midwest. Julie Amende leads the Financial Services & Investment Management group at SkyWater and has more than 20 years of experience in the investment industry. Prior to recruiting, Julie served in such roles as analyst, product manager, and relationship manager at both Fortune 500 financial service institutions and boutique investment banks. She transitioned to executive search in 2014 and now recruits for the roles that she worked alongside for the majority of her career.

GF Parish Group

GF Parish Group has delivered consistent success in placing exceptional talent for both traditional and alternative investment management firms for more than a decade.  Headquartered in Minnetonka, and with an office in New York City, GFPG assignments have included C-Suite, investment, distribution, technology, operations, risk, and compliance roles. With a wealth of experience and deep industry relationships, the firm is known for its thorough presentation of candidates and its exceptional track record of successful placements. GFPG is known also for its expertise in team lift-outs.

Hedberg Search

We are seasoned Executive Recruiters, with over 30 years of combined experience in the investment management industry. Helping leading companies find the talent they need to succeed. Since 1996, Hedberg Search has focused exclusively on the investment management industry, providing our clients with the highest quality candidates nationwide. Explore our site to learn how we can put our recruiting skills to work for you.


Hirenomics is an Executive Recruiting firm specializing in the financial services industry.  Our firm represents investment management, private equity, and insurance companies that range from firms with over a trillion in AUM to small boutique firms across the country.  What separates our firm from others is our high-touch, methodical process to recruiting, along with our unparalleled approach to unearthing passive candidates.

Stone Murphy

Stone Murphy, founded in 1981, is a prominent boutique executive search firm headquartered in Minneapolis with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to private equity firms and emerging businesses. We recruit nationally for companies predominantly headquartered in the Midwest. The Financial Services Practice within Stone Murphy was established in 1986. Clients include institutional asset managers, mutual fund companies, banks, insurance companies, investment banks, private investment funds (equity/mezzanine/distressed/hedge), real estate firms, public and corporate pension funds.

KIP Search, LLC

We like serving others. Whether it is working through a difficult recruiting issue, solving a particular business challenge, or volunteering in the community, we get great personal satisfaction in knowing that our efforts make a difference. In particular, we enjoy serving companies & law firms because the unique recruiting needs of these organizations and their owners are best suited to the skills and values we bring to our clients.
One critical aspect of our job is to build and maintain long-term, trust-based relationships with the clients we serve. Having strong relationships with our clients is something we are proud of and this ability enables us to better identify, anticipate, and ultimately resolve whatever challenges and issues our clients are facing.
Equally important to having strong client relationships is having strategic vision, technical recruiting expertise, and sound business judgment. We have developed a broad base of strategic and technical recruiting knowledge, further allowing us the ability to identify and resolve client issues on: recruiting, talent acquisition, and human capital issues related to mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. We serve clients in a vast array of businesses and industries giving us a unique perspective on what makes businesses successful.

Fricke Recruiting Services

A Financial Services Recruiting firm (Heavy candidate pool of CFAs, CFPs and CPAs)

For 17+ years, Bryan Fricke, now Fricke Recruiting Services have built one of the largest Financial Services networks in the Twin Cities. Fricke Recruiting Services is a Senior to C-Suite client/candidate network with the most premier Financial Services firms and candidates in the Twin Cities.  


Are you keeping your options open?  All Conversations and resumes received remain 100% confidential.

Are you hiring?  80% of the positions FRS works on are exclusive only to FRS.  Why, 17+ years building careers and firms in the back, middle and front offices.  FRS has master agreements signed with Fortune 100 Firms and also works with your small boutique family offices in Wealth Management. 

The Financial Services Industry is small here in the Twin Cities and every firm is unique.  We are not the biggest firm, but we are very good at finding exactly what you are looking for.  If we do compete to fill your open position, you'll notice a big difference from the FRS approach vs. our competitors.  Contact Bryan Fricke at Bryan@FrickeRecruiting.com and ask how we find very specific backgrounds. 

  • FRS focuses on Senior to C-Suite in the Back, Middle, and Front Offices (True Headhunters)
  • Accounting, Finance, Operations, Compliance, Technology, Human Resources (Experienced in All)
  • Private Equity, Venture Capital, Investment Banking, Hedge Funds, Investment Management, Commercial Banking, CPA Firms. (Experienced in All)

Fricke Recruiting Services, LLC | Bryan Fricke, Founding Headhunter / Experienced Executive Recruiter | 952.261.9033 office | Bryan@FrickeRecruiting.com | FrickeRecruiting.com