Solomon Page Names Leader of National Development Initiatives

March 7, 2024 – New York City headquartered executive search firm Solomon Page has expanded with the addition of Austin Walker as director of business development of the professional services, technology division. Under the direction of managing director, Dan Quin, he will lead national business development initiatives. With over 15 years of experience in technology, startups, and sales, Mr. Walker will leverage his background to build strategic partnerships, open new doors, and drive growth opportunities for Solomon Page. “His leadership and industry knowledge positions him as an asset to the team, fostering innovation and success in the ever-changing technology staffing landscape,” the search firm said. 

Mr. Walker most recently served as vice president of workforce optimization with Impact Workforce Solutions. Before this, he was national sales director with PeopleReady. Prior to this, Mr. Walker was director of business development with Modjoul. Before that, he spent over six years in various positions with Randstad. In these positions, Mr. Walker gained experience in consulting, sales leadership, and functional workforce optimization.

“I look forward to working with Dan and the team to help expand their already impressive customer base and work portfolio,” said Mr. Walker. “I aim to progress from the voice of the customer and work with the experienced professional services team to implement our industry-changing, customized solutions model.”

Solomon Page has over three decades in strategically placing technology professionals in senior roles across various industries. Its dedicated business development team establishes relationships with key organizations and influential candidates.

Founded in 1990, Solomon Page is a specialty niche provider of recruitment and executive search solutions across a wide array of functions and industries. Lloyd Solomon and Scott Page are the firm’s co-founders and managing directors.

Mr. Solomon provides leadership and direction for the execution of Solomon Page’s vision. He is accountable for creating revenue growth and enterprise value through the implementation of profitability targets and achievement of financial goals within disciplined guidelines and parameters.

Related : Solomon Page Expands Financial Services Division

Mr. Page provides leadership and direction for the execution of the company’s vision and objectives. In addition, he has built and led the financial services division since the firm’s inception in 1990. For 30 years, the practice has served global financial institutions including investment banks, alternative asset managers, private equity, and private family offices.

Recent Growth

Earlier this year, Solomon Page expanded its financial services division with the appointment of Lissa Rosenthal as managing director and head of alternative asset management. Ms. Rosenthal is based in the New York City office and focused on expanding the global footprint of the financial services practice, particularly within hedge funds and alternative asset managers.

“Through a meticulous and specialized process, Lissa will be applying her search expertise and deep-rooted understanding of investment strategies and talent assessment to identify and secure front-office talent and C-level executives,” the search firm said.

Solomon Page Expands Accounting and Finance Division
Solomon Page has expanded its accounting and finance division with the addition of Daniel Clark as vice president. Based in Orlando, FL, he will focus on growing the firm’s footprint throughout Central Florida. Reporting to managing director Howard Hecht, Mr. Clark will be working with clients on direct hire placements ranging from staff accountants to CFOs, with a primary emphasis on senior leadership. In conjunction with this new hire, the accounting and finance team has also seen recent expansion in Florida’s Boca Raton market, through Kim Wheeler and Lisa Goodman, who were hired back in 2021.

Mr. Clark most recently served as national director – accounting and finance search at Verity Search, a boutique search firm serving the mortgage industry. In this role, he managed all of the firm’s accounting and finance searches, focusing on senior and leadership positions with mortgage lenders across the country. 

“Human capital stands as the most critical asset strategically utilized by investment firms,” said Mr. Page. “Lissa’s role, relationships, and expertise will enhance the Solomon Page financial services executive search division. Harnessing our firm’s proficiency across diverse organizational sectors, we are dedicated to delivering extensive, resilient, and adaptable talent solutions for our clients.”

This past September, Solomon Page expanded in Southern Florida with the addition of Sara Yacano, who focuses on growing the company’s presence in the region. She will be based on Boca Raton. Ms. Yacano joined the growing accounting and finance team in Florida, working with Kim Wheeler, vice president of accounting and finance. Previously, Ms. Yacano was a manager with AccruePartners in Charlotte, NC.

The accounting and finance team specializes in every aspect and position level within the accounting and finance arena. Their expertise extends to the following business sectors: advertising, apparel, banking, brokerage, consumer products, digital media, distribution/wholesale, diversified financial services, E-commerce, healthcare, hospitality, legal, luxury goods, manufacturing, media and entertainment, not for profit, pharmaceuticals, publishing, real estate, retail, and technology.

Related: Solomon Page Partners with Shatterproof

Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Executive Editor; Lily Fauver, Senior Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media

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