James L. Schroeder

Managing Partner, North American Financial Services

Jim is Managing Partner of the North American Financial Services Practice.

James L. Schroeder

+1 312 775 1907


With more than 25 years of retained executive search experience as a trusted advisor to founders and senior management, Jim conducts executive and emerging leadership assignments for publicly held and private institutional investment managers, SFO/private investment offices, RIA/MFO, insurance, real estate and private equity firms. In addition to traditional recruitment and assessment expertise, he has helped clients lift out investment teams, acquire new distribution capabilities and enter new markets.

Prior to joining DHR, Jim was a Partner in the Financial Services Practice of a leading, global retained executive search firm overseeing recruitment projects for long-only and alternative asset managers.

Jim received a Bachelor of Arts in Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Augustana College, Rock Island, Ill. He recently served on the board of directors for the CFA Society of Chicago, the world’s oldest and one of the largest for investment professionals.

Financial Services

DHR provides global executive search and recruitment services for banks of all sizes, asset and wealth management firms, capital markets, hedge funds, endowments and foundations, private equity and venture capital firms, insurance companies, broker-dealers, real estate firms, specialty finance companies and other diversified financial services organizations, including mortgage, financial technology and payment firms.
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Asset & Wealth Management

DHR’s Asset and Wealth Management group is widely recognized within the investment industry for our comprehensive knowledge of the companies with whom we partner. Our clients include global investment management firms, as well as boutique firms with specialized products and specific market segments. We also partner well with institutional and/or retail-oriented firms in all asset classes.
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Alternative Investments

Through a combination of industry expertise and deep-rooted relationships, the executive search consultants on our Alternative Investments team can identify and assess the top managers and individual performers across various asset classes with a thorough and consultative approach that our…
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