Odyssey is a boutique executive search firm that partners with top financial institutions across the United States and beyond. The foundation of our business is a deep understanding of each of our client’s specific hiring needs, and a proven ability to source high-caliber financial professionals from Pre MBA hires to Partners and Portfolio Managers. Our searches are primarily with fundamentally driven investment management firms and investment banks.
In 2010, Adam formed Odyssey Search Partners. Since then, he has built a premier search practice that is focused on placing investment professionals at Hedge Funds, Private Equity Firms, Venture Capital Funds, Family Offices and Traditional Asset Management Firms. Adam has executed searches at all levels, from Partners, Portfolio Managers, and Senior Investment Staff, to Junior Analysts and pre MBA hires. Before Odyssey Search Partners, Adam was a senior search consultant at a large global search firm. During the six years he was there, Adam built a client base centered around fundamentally driven hedge fund and private equity clients. Adam started in the search business in 2005. He graduated from Penn State with a degree in Public Relations.
Anthony Keizner joined Odyssey Search Partners as a Partner in 2016. He has been finding talent for the buy-side for nearly ten years. Anthony was previously at a boutique search firm where he ran the Hedge Fund practice successfully placing PMs, analysts and traders. Before this, he was a senior vice president at GLG, the networking platform, and a VP at Citibank. Anthony holds a Bachelors from the University of Oxford, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He enjoys helping iMentor, a NY-based mentoring organization for underserved high school students, following English soccer, and chasing his toddler son around the park.
Brian joined Odyssey Search Partners with over fifteen years of experience in executive recruitment for financial service investment professionals for both buy and sell side institutions. His buy side expertise includes heading the Private Credit business with respect to recruiting Originators/Sourcers, Credit Underwriters/Execution and Portfolio Managers for BDCs, Private Credit Funds, CLO Managers and Special Situation Funds. His sell side expertise includes the primary debt products such as Investment Grade and High Yield Capital Markets, Structured Finance, Special Situations Lending, Leveraged Finance, Debt Syndicate and Liability Management. He was previously the Managing Director at JR Partners, FMG Partners and A-L Associates. Brian holds an MBA Degree in Finance from Rutgers University and an Industrial Engineering Degree from Lehigh University.
Vincent specializes in placing candidates into Alternative Asset Management Firms. He prides himself on building strong relationships with his candidates so he is able to guide them into roles where they can optimize their success. Vincent graduated from Wesleyan University with a degree in Economics. At Wesleyan, Vincent was the Captain of the football team. After his playing days, he stayed on a year as a coach. The recruiting aspect of the coaching role became a passion. Vincent decided to make it a career, and joined the Odyssey’s team. Today, Vincent brings the same intensity to his search work as he brought to the football field.
Brent joined Odyssey Search Partners in 2013. He is responsible for sourcing junior and senior investment professionals from top hedge funds and private equity firms. He has completed internships at UBS in their Wealth Management Division and was an intern at the U.S. House of Representatives. He grew up in Colorado and might be the only person from there who does not know how to ski. Brent is an avid Broncos fan and loves watching sports. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial and System Engineering from University of Southern California.
Jeff Rosenblum joined Odyssey Search Partners at the beginning of 2016. He looks to place both junior and senior level investment professionals within fundamentally driven alternative investment firms. Prior to joining Odyssey, Jeff was an analyst at Bank of America. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and Information Systems from the University of Maryland. Jeff grew up in New York and is a huge Giants, Rangers and Terrapins fan. He also loves to golf and is always working to improve his 8 handicap.
Rachel Kaplove joined Odyssey Search Partners in January 2017. Prior to joining Odyssey, Rachel was a Senior Recruiting Associate at a New York-based boutique search firm, placing investment professionals into top-tier buyside firms across equity, credit and macro. Before this, Rachel worked in campus recruiting at both Credit Suisse and Moelis & Company. She grew up just outside of San Francisco and came to the East Coast for college where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with Honors from New York University. Outside work, Rachel enjoys New York’s restaurant scene, theater and doing competitive yoga.
Mehrin is the Director of Administration and joined Odyssey Search Partners in 2012, right after graduation. She has completed internships and volunteered with VITA, under the Internal Revenue Services. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Hunter College. Mehrin grew up in New York City and currently resides in Queens with her husband. She has a slight obsession with Judge Judy and watches the show religiously.
Lauren joined Odyssey Search Partners in 2010, and is currently the Director of Research. Prior to joining Odyssey, Lauren worked as an environmental science and policy assistant at CalEPA and interned for a local NYC Assembly Member. She grew up in sunny Southern California, but somehow prefers New York winters. Lauren is an avid traveler and music listener; you’ll almost never find her without headphones in. Lauren graduated from the University of California, Riverside with a double BS in Biological Sciences and Environmental Science and from New York University with MA in Environmental Education.