Who you hire is who you become

The Lawrence Advisory redefines recruiting with a unique approach that fully integrates equity and inclusion, leadership expertise, and strategic excellence. For over a decade, we have provided executive search services to entertainment and media companies, financial services companies, Fortune 500 corporations, nonprofits, museums and cultural institutions. Our consultative approach distinguishes us from other search firms and has produced significant advantages for our clients. Our business is characterized by deep, long-standing client relationships and longer tenure for our candidates. To date, approximately 90% of our placements remain in their roles after five years.

Recent Work:

Financial Services

  • President, Asset Management Firm
  • Chief Operating Officer, Asset Management Firm
  • Chief Compliance Officer, Asset Management Firm
  • Chief Human Resources Officer, Asset Management Firm
  • Global Equity Trader, Financial Services Firm
  • Senior Technology Manager, Financial Services Firm
  • Fundamental Analyst, Asset Management Firm
  • Director of Institutional Investments, Asset Management Firm
  • Director of Business Development and Research (Private Equity Firm)
  • Head of Distribution, Asset Management Firm

Cultural Institutions and Nonprofits

  • President & CEO
  • Executive Director
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Program Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • General Counsel
  • Chief of Human Resources, Equity and Engagement
  • Director of Legal Affairs
  • Director of Public Programs
  • Vice President of Marketing
  • Chief of Human Resources, Equity and Engagement
  • Vice President Public Programs
  • Head of Development
  • Vice President of Visitor Experience
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • General Counsel

Media and Entertainment

  • Senior Vice President, Diversity
  • Vice President, Business Development
  • Senior Vice President, eCommerce
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • President, Consumer Products
  • Director, Brand Strategy and Promotions
  • Vice President, Digital Cinema
  • Vice President, Image Processing
  • Vice President, Media
  • Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel
  • SVP, Finance & Operations


  • Senior Product Manager
  • Senior Program Manager
  • Vice President of Technology/CTO
  • Vice President of Sales
  • Principle Consultant (2)
  • Architect/Senior Software Engineer
  • Chief Technology Officer (Healthcare Company)
Case Study

Strategic Global Advisors: SGA is a woman and employee-owned asset management firm with a highly differentiated investment strategy. The firm’s focus on global equity investing employs a methodology that seamlessly integrates both quantitative and fundamental company analysis into one disciplined investment program. With above-market performance and an increase in clients, SGA needed to expand its team while maintaining its reputation for excellence. In addition, the firm’s growth required development of a human capital strategy that included leadership coaching and talent development.

Over a 3-year period, The Lawrence Advisory led recruiting efforts for SGA that increased the size of the team from 12 to over 30 employees. This search work included placement of such roles as President, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, Global Equity Trader, Quantitative Developer, and Senior Technology Manager. During this time, we also developed and implemented a performance management system, designed and facilitated leadership training programs, and coached members of the senior management team.