Americas Practice.

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Americas Practice.

The Omerta Group’s Americas Practice is fundamental to driving our client relationships in the US.

Strategic collaboration with our London and Hong Kong offices is key to our success. We operate globally across Asset Management, Hedge Funds, Systematic Markets, Global Markets and Investment Banking & Private Markets.

We partner with our clients to deliver exceptional human capital solutions and market insights across all global verticals, focusing on their critical short-term hiring needs and long-term priorities.

Asset Management.

CIO | Portfolio Managers | Analysts | Quants | Distribution | ESG

Hedge Funds.

CIO | Portfolio Managers | Analysts & Strategists | Traders | Economists | Quants | Investor Relations & Sales

Global Systematic Markets.

Systematic Investment Strategies | Systematic Market Making & Execution | Derivative Quantitative Strategies | Frontier Technologies

Global Markets (Fixed Income, Equities, Commodities & Crypto).

FICC | Credit, Interest Rates, FX, Structured Products, Commodities and EM Equities | Cash, Derivatives, Research, Electronic and Prime Services

Investment Banking & Private Markets.

Industry Coverage | M&A | Capital Markets & Leveraged Finance | Restructuring Private Equity | Private Credit | Credit Opportunities | Real Assets | Investor Relations

Corporate Functions.

COO | CRO | CTO | CCO | CFO | Senior Operations & Risk | Treasury & Repo | Technology

Our Reach

Coverage.

Our Track Record

Recent Completed Assignments.

Head of Credit Solutions.

Global Investment Bank

Portfolio Manager, Corporate Credit.

Multi Strat Hedge Fund

Managing Director, Institutional Sales.

Asset Manager

Senior Credit Quantitative Trader.

HFT Principal Trading Firm

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Head of Convertible Bond Trading.

HFT Principal Trading Firm

Senior Quantitative Researcher, Equities.

Non-Bank Trading Platform

Senior Director, Origination – Private Credit.

Credit Boutique

Head of eCredit, Americas.

European Investment Bank

Head of FX & EM Sales, Americas.

Japanese Investment Bank

Director, Investment Banking – Technology.

US Investment Bank

Senior Trader, High Yield.

HFT Principal Trading Firm

Portfolio Manager, Structured Products.

Sovereign Wealth Fund

Senior Research Analyst, Technology Equity.

Asset Manager

Product Specialist, ESG.

Asset Manager

Our People

Practice Team.

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Michael is Head of Americas, leading The Omerta Group’s regional...

Michael Stover

Senior Partner, Head of the Americas

Jon, based in the New York office, is part of...

Jon Friedman

Senior Partner

Dan joined The Omerta Group in 2019 and leads the...

Daniel Rosado

Vice President

Charlie is a Vice President in The Omerta Group’s Global...

Charlie Medhurst

Vice President

Edward joined The Omerta Group in 2021, supporting the Global...

Edward Guariglia

Senior Associate

Jack is an Associate, focussed on Digital Assets whilst supporting...

Jack Colquhoun

Associate

Gabriella joined the Omerta group in 2022, supporting the Quant...

Gabriella Willingham

Associate

Michael Stover

Position: Senior Partner, Head of the Americas
Email: Michael.Stover@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Corporate Functions, Digital Assets, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, Investment Banking & Private Markets, Systematic Markets, TOG
Location: New York

Michael is Head of Americas, leading The Omerta Group’s regional client relationships, strategic development and senior search mandates across Global Markets, Global Systematic Markets, Investment Banking and Asset Management, based in New York.
 
Michael has had significant global front-office recruiting experience, with his career spanning 20 years working at a strategic level as a talent acquisition leader in the U.S., EMEA and Asia markets. His coverage has included; Global Securities (Equities, Fixed Income & Research), Capital Markets, Investment Banking, Asset Management, International Banking, Transaction Banking, Wealth Management and Shared Services senior recruitment.
 
Prior to joining Omerta, Michael was a Managing Director at a boutique executive search firm focused on the global financial services industry, where he was responsible for the origination of new business development and execution of searches across global markets and asset management.
 
Michael’s career has also included senior talent acquisition roles at Citadel, UBS, Credit Suisse, Standard Chartered Bank and Wachovia/Wells Fargo.

Jon Friedman

Position: Senior Partner
Email: Jon.Friedman@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Commodities, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, Investment Banking & Private Markets, Systematic Markets, TOG
Location: New York

Jon, based in the New York office, is part of the firm’s Global Asset Management leadership team, focused on identifying, assessing and hiring senior talent across both, traditional and alternative asset managers. His core expertise stretches across senior leaders, portfolio managers, research analysts, sales & distribution, IR, quantitative professionals and risk managers.
 
Jon has established and managed relationships with buy side firms for over 20 years, including extensive experience with fundamental credit and equities; event-driven, special situations and distressed; emerging markets; structured corporate and mortgage credit; macro; and quantitative strategies. Jon has also run and executed numerous sell side searches, primarily in corresponding asset classes/markets.
 
In addition to establishing and building the asset management practice at two previous search firms he worked with, Jon has been part of the senior leadership teams, helping to set and execute firm and/or team strategy, including hiring, training and managing team members.
 
Prior to search Jon traded derivatives. He studied finance and Asia at the University of Pennsylvania.

Daniel Rosado

Position: Vice President
Email: Daniel.Rosado@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, Investment Banking & Private Markets, TOG
Location: New York

Dan joined The Omerta Group in 2019 and leads the Research function, where he supports all firm practice teams for the U.S. operations. He also actively recruits for searches where additional resources are needed. Dan is based in New York.
 
Prior to joining The Omerta Group, Dan held senior Research positions with a number of global retained search firms, where he most recently served as the Head of Research for the Americas at a major global executive search firm.
 
Throughout his career, Dan has developed expertise around several areas within Financial Services including Fixed Income, Equities, Foreign Exchange, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Private Equity, Fin Tech, Cash Management/Transaction Banking, and Risk Management, among others. Beyond Financial Services, Dan also has a successful track record and extensive exposure to search assignments for clients in the Payments, Software, Networking, AI and Real Estate spaces.
 
Dan attended Pennsylvania State University for his undergraduate degree.

Charlie Medhurst

Position: Vice President
Email: chalie.medhurst@omerta-group.com
Categories: Hedge Funds, Liquid Markets
Location: New York

Charlie is a Vice President in The Omerta Group’s Global Hedge Fund team. He is experienced hiring Portfolio Managers, Analysts/ Strategists and Traders across Equities, Fixed Income and Credit globally.
 
He rejoined The Omerta Group in 2023 having originally joined the firm as an Associate in 2019. He spent two years with another Financial Services Executive Search firm building out a Hedge Fund focused Equities practice.
 
Charlie read Human Geography at The University of Exeter.

Edward Guariglia

Position: Senior Associate
Email: edward.guariglia@omerta-group.com
Categories: TOG
Location: New York

Edward joined The Omerta Group in 2021, supporting the Global Markets, Investment Banking and Asset Management practice in New York City. He specializes in all levels of M&A advisory and investment roles across investment banking, asset management, hedge fund and private equity clients.
 
Prior to joining Omerta, Edward was an Associate Director with a nationwide search firm based in New York.  For nearly 10 years he partnered with banks, asset managers, insurance, real estate and fintech firms to support positions across investment/corporate banking, private equity, risk management, compliance, investor relations, sales, and all aspects of middle/back office operations.
 
Edward studied Finance at Seton Hall University

Jack Colquhoun

Position: Associate
Email: jack.colquhoun@omerta-group.com
Categories: Digital Assets, Systematic Markets, TOG
Location: New York

Jack is an Associate, focussed on Digital Assets whilst supporting the Global Markets and Investment Banking practice within The Omerta Group.
 
Prior to joining Omerta, Jack lead the development of the Blockchain practice within a global search firm based in New York. Providing extensive knowledge within the Blockchain, Crypto, and Digital Asset space within both Engineering, Security, and Trading.
 
Jack holds a Master of Science (Economics) from Southern Illinois University and a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) from Bond University, Australia.

Gabriella Willingham

Position: Associate
Categories: Asset Management, Digital Assets, Systematic Markets, TOG
Location: New York

Gabriella joined the Omerta group in 2022, supporting the Quant and Investment professional team across Global Systematic Markets, Asset Management and Global Markets landscape.
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Prior to joining, Gabriella worked as an Associate with a boutique search firm based in New Jersey. She partners with quantitative funds, proprietary trading firms and tech start-ups across their algorithm development and technology roles.
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Gabriella graduated summa cum laude in Economics from Middlebury College.