James L. Schroeder

Managing Partner

James Schroeder serves as Managing Partner of the North American Financial Services Practice and is responsible for developing and managing relationships within the sector.

With more than 25 years of retained executive search experience and as a trusted advisor in recruitment and human capital management, Jim conducts senior level and emerging leadership assignments for private and publicly- held institutional investment management firms, family enterprises /  private investment offices, financial institutions, insurance, real estate and private equity firms.

Prior to joining DHR International, James was a partner in the financial services practice of a leading, global retained executive search firm. In this capacity, he managed the Midwest Asset Management practice serving a variety of long-only and alternative money managers primarily in the US. He began his executive search career in 1990 with a Chicago-based search firm and was recruited to the world’s largest retained search firm as a senior associate in 1995. While there, he worked across multiple industries and functional disciplines recruiting for leadership roles under the Managing Director.

James received a B.A. in Business and a B.A. in Spanish from Augustana College, Rock Island, IL. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the CFA Society of Chicago, the world’s oldest and one of the largest for investment professionals.

For 30 years DHR International has been a leading, privately held provider of executive search solutions with more than 50 wholly-owned offices spanning the globe. DHR’s renowned consultants specialize in all industries and functions in order to provide unparalleled senior-level executive search, management assessment and succession planning services tailored to the unique qualities and specifications of their select client base.

  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Mgmt. Consulting