Exceptional Results
From Extraordinary Leadership

Leadership Recruiting
for Fintech, Payments & Specialty Finance

Our national recruiting practice serves the executive, leadership and management 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.

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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*

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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.

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Longitude Partners is, in our estimation, the preeminent and most thoughtful (executive search) firm… in the specialty finance universe.

Co-founder & Managing Partner, Global Alternative Asset Manager

Your team made it so easy to go through the recruiting process and the quality of the candidates was amazing. We are excited to be building a partnership with Longitude Partners!

CEO, National Data & Analytics Firm

We are extremely pleased with the results Longitude delivered in our search for a highly-qualified technology executive to lead our digital transformation. Longitude’s ability to understand and translate our leadership needs clearly stems from their operational experience and success.

CEO, Rapidly Growing Fintech-forward Bank

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.

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Protiviti’s latest survey of 1,453 financial services board members and C-suite executives says “ …the ability to attract and retain top talent in a tightening talent market…” ranks #4 in their top 5 concerns in achieving operatio...

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Wiring the Rez

Longitude Partners is the Keynote Speaker Sponsor at Wiring the Rez February 10-11th. Let us know if you will be attending, we would love to connect!

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Changing Others Is The Most Important Capability A Leader Can Develop

It may be time consuming and sometimes painful, but improving your own people is likely the best strategy in a labor market that’s as tight as the current one is.

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