10805 Sunset Office Drive, Suite 300
St. Louis, MO 63127
Nearly 20 years of retained search and corporate executive recruiting experience in Financial Services
Built and led the Executive Recruiting function for Edward Jones - 6 years
Led a retained search practice in the Global Capital Markets - 11 years (clients included Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, Swiss Re)
Began his career as a Financial Advisor with Northwestern Mutual - 3 years
Licensed Series 7
For close to 20 years, Matt has designed and executed talent acquisition strategies for financial services firms ranging from Insurance companies and Wealth Management firms, to Investment Banks and Global Asset Managers.
Matt's financial services experience includes building and leading the executive recruiting function for the corporate headquarters of Edward Jones, the 3rd largest wealth management firm in the country. In this role he worked with the firm’s leaders on hiring strategy, led and executed diversity focused executive searches across the entire firm, and represented Edward Jones to the executive talent marketplace. This role was specifically responsible for identifying, engaging, assessing, interviewing and hiring executive candidates for the firm’s most senior level leadership roles, with a focus on diversity.
For the 10 years prior to joining Edward Jones, Matt designed and operated a niche executive search firm specializing in the recruitment of mid to senior level professionals in the US and Global Capital Markets.
Prior to becoming an Executive Recruiter, Matt spent the first 3 years of his career as a Financial Advisor with Northwestern Mutual Life, Robert W. Baird Securities where he also played a role in the management and recruiting efforts of the college internship program.
Mr. Huffman holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Maryville University of St. Louis, MO and is licensed as a Registered General Securities Representative, Series 7.