October 10, 2013 – Executive recruiter Laura Pollock has launched Third Street Partners, a boutique executive search firm specializing in the investment management sector. David Schumer has joined the firm as principal. Ms. Pollock has conducted senior-level searches in investment management for more than a decade, and has worked closely with global investment management organizations. She was previously a partner at David Barrett Partners. Prior to that, she was senior member of the asset & wealth management practice at Russell Reynolds Associates in Boston and New York. Mr. Schumer has over 10 years' experience in the financial services industry. He was previously a consultant at David Barrett Partners. "Third Street is about leveraging best practices gleaned from more than a decade and a half of experience in investment management recruiting at both large and boutique executive search firms," said Ms. Pollock. "David and I share the belief that focus, transparency and access enable Third Street Partners to optimally serve clients and candidates."