Robin Judson

Managing Partner and Group Founder

Robin Judson, former Managing Director and Partner at Smith Hanley Associates, is the ultimate authority on professional recruiting in the investment bankingsector. For over 25 years, Robin has been a trusted advisor to hundreds of investment banks, hedge fundsprivate equity firms, real estate funds, asset management firms and other Wall Street Companies.

Robin has a wealth of knowledge across a broad range of disciplines, with a particular focus on credit and distressed research, emerging markets and Latin American investing, long short equity research, special situations, M&A, corporate finance, restructuring advisory and investment banking. She has enjoyed a long track record of success in placing banking and investment professionals at all levels, from the most junior analyst to the portfolio manager.

Robin takes pride in being “in-the-know” and draws upon her extensive network of professional relationships and years of work experience. Prior to joining Smith Hanley, Robin was a research analyst in the Economics Department of Merrill Lynch where she advised senior management of major transportation companies as well as Merrill’s Equity Research and Investment Banking Groups.

Robin earned a Masters degree in City and Regional Planning from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in sociology from Vassar College. She also attended NYU Graduate School of Business.  Robin belongs to 100 Women in Hedge Funds, Financial Women’s Association and is a founding member of Impact 100 – Westchester.

  • Executive Search
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