Penrhyn International

Consultants

Alicia Lazaro

alicia lazaro

  • Office: Whitney Partners - New York
  • Location: New York (NY), United States
  • Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / Linkedin profile
  • Fields: Financial Services

ABOUT

Alicia Lazaro is a founder and President of Whitney Partners. Ms. Lazaro is an investment banking generalist and has led searches for executives in mergers & acquisitions, all major industry sectors in corporate finance, municipal finance, private equity and infrastructure.

Ms. Lazaro founded Whitney McRae, Inc., one of the first executive search firms to specialize in investment banking recruitment with a focus in corporate finance. The firm later merged with Whitney Group, the predecessor to Whitney Partners. Prior to her career in executive search, Ms. Lazaro held a Human Resources supervisory position at Goldman Sachs & Co. and recruitment positions at Chase Manhattan Bank.

Ms. Lazaro holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Binghamton University in Romance Languages.

Client Service Areas:
Investment Banking & Finance
Leveraged Finance
Municipal Finance
Restructuring
Infrastructure
Corporate Banking

Gary Goldstein

gary goldstein

  • Office: Whitney Partners - New York
  • Location: New York (NY), United States
  • Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / Linkedin profile
  • Fields: Financial Services

ABOUT

Gary Goldstein is a founder and CEO of Whitney Partners, a leading executive search firm in the financial services industry. Considered to be an expert in his field, Mr. Goldstein has extensive experience in human resources recruitment within all areas of the financial services industry and has appeared in a number of articles and television programs ranging from The Wall Street Journal to CNN’s Moneyline discussing trends in the financial services sector. He has also been qualified and has served as an expert witness in a number of arbitrations related to compensation and other matters of employment in the securities business. He was also a founder, chairman and CEO of a public human resource staffing and consulting company serving the financial services industry.

Prior to entering the executive search industry, Mr. Goldstein was on the audit and consulting staffs of Arthur Andersen & Co. in New York. Mr. Goldstein is an active member of Young President’s Organization, Inc. (YPO), The Brookings Council of the Brookings Institution and The Presidents Association of the American Management Association. Mr. Goldstein also serves on the Boards of Junior Achievement of New York and Aish HaTorah of New York.

Mr. Goldstein holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Canisius College and is a graduate of the OPM Program at the Harvard Business School.

Client Service Areas:
Alternative Investments
Investment Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Leveraged Finance
Real Estate

Jana Byrne

jana byrne

  • Office: Whitney Partners - New York
  • Location: New York (NY), United States
  • Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / Linkedin profile
  • Fields:

ABOUT

Jana Byrne has 20 years of senior-level, financial services executive recruiting experience. Prior to joining Whitney Partners, Jana was a Consultant and Chief Knowledge Officer at David Barrett Partners, a leading buy-side executive search firm. Before that, she was Head of U.S. Research and Execution at a specialist wealth management search boutique where she executed searches for private banks and HNW and UHNW wealth management organizations. 

Previously, Jana was a Director for five years with Global Sage, a financial markets executive search firm, in their New York and London offices. She helped establish the European buy-side practice which focused on hedge funds and sovereign wealth clients, and covered capital markets and investment banking assignments in both Europe and the U.S. 

Jana began her search career at Armstrong International, a London-based executive search boutique specializing in investment banking and capital markets. Jana joined Armstrong in 1991, and during her ten years with the firm helped build the equities practice and supported the development of the fixed income and investment banking platforms.