Leadership Recruiting for
Fintech, Payments, & Specialty Finance

Exceptional Results
From Extraordinary Leadership

Our national recruiting practice serves the Board and C-level leadership mandates in fintech, payments and specialty finance. Every search assignment we accept delivers the focused, strategic insights of a senior search partner and the credibility of an operationally experienced management team.

Partner Ola
Partner Tpppa
Partner Money2020
Partner Lendit
Partner Lend360
Partner Forbes
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Who We Are

Trusted Relationships,
Dependable Outcomes

Our client value is driven by our people, their industry experiences and success and their overriding commitment to execution. Our actions, behaviors and performance are centered on our core principles of integrity, accountability and alignment with client interests.

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What We Do

Leadership Solutions for Every Function, Every Stage of Growth

From start up to maturity, Longitude Partners helps fintech, payments and specialty finance firms find extraordinary leadership talent and develop high performance teams who deliver exceptional performance in operating results and shareholder value. We work closely with you to find the right leading talent in analytics, risk management, legal, compliance, finance, operations, technology, engineering and across the C-suite and executive management


Success Rate*


Successful Placements
< 90 Days*


Retention Rate
> 30 months*


Success at or Below
Target Comp*

*Company Reported


Measuring Our Value

Our process is confidential, personal, efficient, and highly effective, reliably delivering top graded leaders who are both culturally aligned and capable of rapidly accelerating sustainable growth.

Partner Ola
Partner Tpppa
Partner Money2020
Partner Lendit
Partner Lend360
Partner Forbes
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Amanda and the Longitude team have been a valuable partner. They understand our business, respect our time, are eternally patient and demonstrate the deep domain expertise needed to effectively vet the most qualified candidates.

President, Early Stage Healthcare
Finance Firm

Tom and Longitude are invaluable in our effort to secure experienced, accomplished senior executives.  They know how to source and qualify the right candidates in the relatively new fintech market where proven experience is difficult to find.

CEO, National Online Lender

…our work with the Longitude team has delivered key market insights and valuable strategic perspectives, improving our deal … activities and … increasing the value of our portfolio.

Partner, $2 B Private Equity Firm

In our experience with Longitude, I’ve always been impressed with the high caliper executive and operational leadership they produce. Their ability to identify really top-grade talent, then engage the passion of those leaders with the goals and culture of their clients is the very best we’ve seen in the business.

Managing Director, $6 B Private Equity Firm

We are grateful for the … executive leadership … Longitude has (added to our team). We (have) engaged them multiple times to assist our organization with meaningful results including increasing our operating metrics … (and) have successfully leveraged their services for many years.

Founder, Board Chairman, Large Mid-stage
Fintech Firm

Managing a specialty finance business requires a special combination of analytical rigor, human leadership skills and the ability to remain calm in the middle of the storm.  Longitude Partners consistently finds executives who marry these skills and who drive meaningful, positive change to the organizations they lead.

Founder & Partner, National Investment
Banking Firm


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Check out the latest industry news, and meet with us at these coming events.

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Kim Anderson, Longitude CEO, to Moderate LEND360 Panel on CyberSecurity, November 12, 2020 at 1:30-2:15 EST

Join Kim Anderson, and panelists Scott Shedd, CISO, Strategic Link; Erin Jane Illman, Partner, Bradley; Rocio Baeza, CEO, Cybersecurity Base; and, Michael Schenck, Senior Consultant, CyZen to hear about how fintech is improving financial pr...

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Longitude Partners to Sponsor LEND360, November 9-13, 2020

Longitude Partners, the only executive recruiting firm exclusively focused on fintech, specialty finance and payments, is proud to again sponsor LEND360, the premier virtual networking event for the online lending industry. The four day, on...

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Maintaining a Purpose Driven Team

Earlier this spring, I had a chance to sit down with Hubert Joly, chairman and former CEO of Best Buy, and hear his story on the Disrupt Yourself podcast. On the show, Joly talked about the importance of purpose, both in life and in busin...

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The surprising traits of good remote leaders

Strong in-person leadership skills don’t necessarily translate to being a good virtual leader. Instead, organisation and competency reign supreme.

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