April 14, 2015 – Odgers Berndtson has named Lisa Quackenbush as a partner in its New York office. Ms. Quackenbush will manage executive search and leadership assessment engagements for the financial services sector, with an emphasis on those engaged in alternative investments, investment banking, and capital markets. In addition to domestic and international board- and C-suite-level search assignments, she will also be responsible for overseeing engagements for senior functional roles, such as investor relations and marketing, and for critical positions such as portfolio manager, senior credit analyst, and research analyst. Ms. Quackenbush was a founding partner at HQ Partners Executive Search, a boutique firm serving the financial services sector. “Lisa’s first-hand knowledge on how financial service firms operate and her insights on the complexities of their cultures and leadership challenges will be invaluable to our clients, particularly when that much-needed business acumen is coupled with such an impressive track record helping sector companies identify and recruit the right candidates to lead their businesses,” said Steve Potter, managing partner for Odgers' U.S. operations. Odgers Berndtson provides a wide range of recruitment services for leading organizations in private and public sectors, including board level and executive search, management assessment and international assignments.