July 19, 2013 – Battalia Winston has acquired the executive search business of Norm Sanders Associates, a Fair Haven, New Jersey-based executive search firm specializing in the financial services and consulting industries. Walter J. McGuigan Jr., founder and managing director of Norm Sanders, joins Battalia Winston as a partner covering financial services, professional services, and technology. With more than 25 years of executive search experience, Mr. McGuigan has conducted senior level partner search assignments for consulting clients in the areas of banking, investment banking, asset management, technology and operations. “We are thrilled to have Walter as part of our team. His strong background in financial and professional services as well as his technology functional recruiting expertise will help us to better serve our clients,” said Dale Winston, chairwoman and CEO of Battalia Winston. Currently in its 50th year, Battalia Winston has offices in New York, New Jersey, Boston, Washington, D.C. and Chicago.