Laura K. Pollock
Amanda H. Grant
David J. Schumer
Joel C. Wheatley
Director of Research
Adam C. Stoffel
Jaclyn S. Vermonty
Chief Administrative Officer
Laura is a strategic advisor to leading asset management firms and their top performing executives. With nearly fifteen years of dedicated asset management search experience at both large and small firms, she built a firm founded on best practices and trusted relationships.
Laura has conducted senior-level searches in investment management and has worked closely with global investment management organizations. Most recently, Laura was a partner at David Barrett Partners. Previously, she was a senior member of the Asset & Wealth Management Practice at Russell Reynolds Associates in Boston and New York. She began her career in investment banking and asset management at Friedman, Billings and Ramsey.
Laura received her BS from the University of Kentucky. She lives in Fairfield County, Connecticut with her husband, two daughters and a Labrador retriever, a former guide-dog-in-training who now serves as head of play-date coordination.
Amanda manages projects using our unique, consultative approach. She has been a successful leader in the asset management industry for more than 25 years.
Previously, Amanda served as Managing Director of Global Institutional Client Services for both Columbia Management and Babson Capital and was an Executive Committee member of both firms. Amanda has also held senior service positions at Mitchell Hutchins, Oppenheimer Capital and Shearson Lehman Hutton. She has participated on multiple deal teams and has managed business integrations through seven mergers and acquisitions. Additionally, Amanda was a Founding Partner of Curant Associates, a client service and distribution consultancy dedicated to asset management. She was also Founder and CEO of USAdopt.
Amanda earned her BA in English Literature from Pace University and her MA in English Literature from Hunter College – CUNY. She holds Series 7, 24, and 63 securities licenses. Amanda lives in New Jersey with her son, loves to travel, and has a passion for Latin, swing, and ballroom dancing.
David manages projects using our unique, consultative approach. His hands-on industry experience as an investment banker, analyst, and portfolio manager allows him to offer a more targeted assessment and adds technical depth to our service offering.
David has over 10 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Third Street Partners as a principal, David was a consultant at David Barrett Partners. Previously, he was a senior equity analyst/portfolio manager at Tribe Capital and a financial analyst at HBK. David began his career as an investment banker at Lehman Brothers.
David graduated magna cum laude with a BBA from The George Washington University. He lives in Manhattan with his wife, son, daughter, and their dog, Rocky.
Joel drives our innovative research approach to derive creative solutions for clients. He brings more than a decade of search experience at both large and small firms working on senior level assignments in asset management.
Joel is Director of Research with Third Street Partners. Prior to joining the firm, he worked in a similar role for The Prince Houston Group for over nine years. He began his career in executive search as a Research Associate at Egon Zehnder International, based in the New York office.
Joel received a BA in American Studies with honors from the University of Liverpool. He lives in Brooklyn with his fiancé, two children, and two dogs. He is a passionate fan of his hometown soccer team, Grimsby Town FC.
Adam coordinates and facilitates communications at the firm. He leverages his expertise in client service to ensure a smooth process and a thorough, engaging experience.
Adam is an Analyst with Third Street Partners. Prior to joining the firm, he worked for a Washington, DC real estate firm servicing sophisticated real estate investors. Adam handled all operations for the founding partner of the firm.
Adam received his BA in Economics and Spanish from the University of Virginia. A native Wisconsinite, he lives in Chicago, IL, where he proudly displays his stock certificate for his 1/5,014,545 ownership stake in the Green Bay Packers.
Jaclyn coordinates all client communication and operations for the firm. She leverages her expertise in client service to ensure a smooth process and a thorough, engaging experience.
Jaclyn is Client Coordinator and Chief Administrative Officer of Third Street Partners. Prior to joining the firm, she worked for Boyar Value Group and excelled in a wide array of functions – from sales, customer care, and billing, to meeting planning, scheduling, onboarding new employees, and streamlining office processes. With over 11 years of administrator experience, she is an energetic, resourceful, and dynamic individual who is comfortable with being the go-to person for anything related to the seamless running of the office.
Jaclyn earned her BA in English from Hunter College – Cuny and her MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management. She lives in New York City with her partner and three cats. She is an ardent fan of Batman and the entire DC Universe.