About Us

The Lapham Group, Inc. is a leading boutique retained executive search firm with a 20+ year track record of success in global insurance and diversified financial services (to include private equity, venture capital, asset management, financial advisory). Searches include Board of Directorship, President/CEO/General Management and multifunctional engagements conducted across North and South America, Europe, Asia and the Far East.


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The Lapham Group, Inc. is a leading boutique retained executive search firm headquartered in NYC. For over two decades the firm has successfully conducted senior level search engagements in insurance and diversified financial services (to include private equity/venture capital/asset management).

Searches include Board of Directorship, President/CEO/General Management, Risk Management, Finance and Investment, Marketing/Sales in addition to Information Technology and Digital engagements conducted across North and South America, Europe, Asia and the Far East.

In addition, The Lapham Group has developed strong working relationships with its clients in the implementation of strategic initiatives and new business ventures to include numerous search assignments for start-ups and turnaround opportunities.

Solutions And Expertise

  • Board Services
  • Executive Search
  • Succession Planning
  • Accounting/Audit
  • Asset Management
  • Consumer
  • Consumer Services
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data & Analytics
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • High Tech
  • Insurance
  • Internet
  • Luxury
  • Mobile
  • Private Equity
  • Technology
  • Travel, Hosp. & Leisure
  • Venture Capital
  • Wealth Management
  • Board/Governance
  • CEO/President
  • Data/Analytics
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Risk Management

News Briefings

The Lapham Group Recruits CIO for Erie Insurance

The chief information officer is considered one of the most strategic roles in any organization. Still, head hunting within the function remains challenging, as skilled C-suite IT professionals are among the toughest to find. In one recent search, The Lapham Group placed Parthasarathy Srinivasa as the new executive vice president and CIO of Erie Insurance (ERIE). His appointment follows

The Lapham Group Recruits Chief Revenue Officer for One Concern

Top-drawer chief revenue officers are commonly found at start-ups and smaller businesses and tend to the bottom line while the rest of the C-level team expands key partnerships, seeks growth opportunities or sources funding. That is changing. Larger businesses now view the CRO post as an essential, long-term role. In one recent search, The Lapham Group placed Sean

The Lapham Group Recruits CEO for IFG Companies

After a national search, executive search firm The Lapham Group has placed Behram Dinshaw as chief executive officer of IFG Companies, a multiline property and casualty insurer. Mr. Dinshaw was most recently executive vice president and president of Global Small Commercial and Middle Market Business Centers at Travelers Insurance Co. Craig Lapham, managing partner and

More American Workers Displaced in Record Numbers

Americans displaced by the coronavirus crisis again filed for unemployment benefits in historic numbers within the last seven days, with the Labor Department reporting this morning another surge of 2.4 million claims. More than 38 million people have now filed for unemployment benefits over the past nine weeks, representing the biggest loss in U.S. history.

Press Releases

Erie Insurance Names Partha Srinivasa Executive Vice President and CIO

(March 22, 2022) The Lapham Group is pleased to announce the successful placement of Partha Srinivasa as EVP Chief Information Officer of Erie Insurance. Partha succeeds Bob Ingram who was placed as EVP CIO at Erie Insurance by The Lapham Group in 2012 and retired in 2022. Srinivasa comes to ERIE from Verisk Analytics, one

The Lapham Group Recruits Chief Revenue Officer for One Concern

(Sept. 8, 2021) The Lapham Group has successfully placed Sean Rider as Chief Revenue Officer for resilience-as-a service-solution provider One Concern. Mr. Rider was most recently Executive VP and Head of Client Development for Willis Towers Watson’s risk and analytics business. “We’re thrilled to welcome Sean to the One Concern team,” said Ahmad Wani, co-founder

IFG Companies Announces Behram M. Dinshaw as President and Chief Executive Officer

March 09, 2021 08:30 AM Eastern Standard Time “Over the past 7 years, IFG Companies has executed a significant transformation, with key investments in technology and talent, that have enabled the company to generate a strong track record of profitable growth”, said Robert D. Linton, Chairman of IFG Companies’ parent, International Financial Group, Inc. “With

The Joint Industry Forum Discusses the Push for Greater Inclusiveness

This year’s Joint Industry Forum (JIF) featured a panel titled “A 21st Century Workforce that Reflects the Communities We Serve,” with the speakers discussing the move to increase diversity in the insurance industry. Moderated by Margaret Redd, Executive Director, National African-American Insurance Association (NAAIA), the panelists noted that the push to create diversity must be