Ed Montoya


Ed Montoya is a Partner with Kingsley Gate Partners. With over two decades of experience in executive search and private equity, Ed specializes in the recruitment of Financial Officers, Investment Partners, Operating Partners and portfolio company executives across all stages of enterprise size within the technology and healthcare sectors.

Prior to joining Kingsley Gate Partners, Ed led the Financial Officers practice for another leading boutique recruiting firm and established his search career at Spencer Stuart as a core member of its technology and financial officer practices. Ed takes an inclusive approach to executive recruitment and is proud to have helped clients increase the number of women and people of color in senior executive positions across private equity, high technology, healthcare and financial services.

Ed developed his passion for finance and private equity early in his career as a technology and financial services investment banker at Morgan Stanley and M&A professional for publicly traded Affiliated Managers Group.

Ed earned an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and graduated from U.C. Berkeley with high distinction in Economics.

Ed is based in our San Francisco location.