SPMB Adds Suzanne Heske and Bianca Moreno as New Partners

(Feb. 28, 2019) SPMB, the top-ranked executive search firm in Silicon Valley, announces new partners, Suzanne Heske from The Caldwell Group, and Bianca Moreno from Bespoke Partners.

SPMB has over 40 years of experience in technology executive search, and is the top-ranked firm in Silicon Valley, according to Forbes 2018 Best Executive Recruiting Firms, and one of the top in the nation focused on technology. The firm’s deep technology roots have attracted leading financial services and private equity firms looking to tap into innovative tech talent in Silicon Valley and beyond. Recent SPMB clients in finance and fintech include Capital One, Coinbase, Credit Karma, Ripple Labs, Stripe and TransUnion. SPMB has also placed dozens of senior executives at the portfolio companies of leading private equity firm partners including Blackstone, KKR and TPG.

“SPMB has been growing rapidly with both fintech and private equity clients,” commented Kevin Barry, Managing Partner at SPMB. “Suzanne and Bianca each bring extensive experience and strong relationships in these markets that will accelerate our growth and enable us to be even more effective with clients.”

Suzanne Heske

Suzanne Heske has over 20 years of experience in financial markets, including 10 years in finance sales and marketing with Merrill Lynch and Fidelity, and 10 years in finance executive search with Broadreach Group and Caldwell Partners. Heske has placed over 100 senior executives at financial service and fintech companies, including Aptigon Capital, Greenoaks Capital and Ironchain Capital and is an expert on emerging topics such as blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

“Suzanne knows everyone senior in financial services,” commented Steve Baum, COO at Ironchain Capital. “She has helped to strategically build out our senior management team.”

Bianca Moreno

Bianca Moreno joined SPMB from Bespoke Partners, where she focused exclusively on placing senior executives at private equity-backed software companies. She previously spent time as a Human Capital Management and Organization Transformation consultant with Deloitte and Booz Allen Hamilton. Moreno has partnered with top private equity firms such as GTCR, Luminate Capital Partners, TA Associates, Thoma Bravo and Warburg Pincus.

“Bianca is a seasoned recruiter,” commented Chris Caren, the CEO at Turnitin. “I have had the opportunity to work with her across several executive-level searches and I have been very impressed with her understanding of the market, as well as the high caliber of candidates that she has placed.”

About SPMB

SPMB is the gateway to top Silicon Valley executive talent, closing hundreds of C-level executive searches annually. Forbes and Silicon Valley Business Journal agree, each ranking SPMB as the #1 executive search firm based in Silicon Valley. Clients range from well-funded, fast-growing disruptors backed by top VCs and Private equity firms, to multi-billion-dollar public companies–all looking to use technology and data to evolve and grow their businesses. More at

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