Keith Mann has over 10 years of experience working in the executive search industry. Mann specialize in hedge fund compensation, along with hiring and staffing strategies. Mann previously worked as the Managing Director at Dynamics Executive Search. Keith Mann helped recruit for global financial services firms. Mann helped recruit for a global financial services firms. Mann launched the Alternative Investment Practice within Dynamics Executive Search after realizing that the hedge fund industry was a growing market with a lot of potential that was being underutilized by the search community. Mann then become involved into the private equity industry. Dynamics Search Partners is an executive search firm that helps alternative investment firms. As Chief Executive Officer, Mann oversees the daily management of the firm. Mann helps clients in investments, marketing, and international strategy for their teams. Mann also helps them build new platforms. Dynamics Search Partners works with firms across the alternative investment industry in Europe, Asia, and The United States.
Mann says that the name Dynamics Search Partners is based off the previous firm, Dynamics Associates. Mann says that a typical day involves a lot of meetings, calls, and emails. The key to managing everything is just staying focused. Mann says that exercise really helps him. Mann wants to find needs and fill them. It’s about waiting for ideas that can improve the current system. Diversity is important to Mann, but the focus should always be on finding the best qualified candidate for every position.
Mann lists his worst job as being a trading assistant for a large bank on a foreign exchange desk. Mann believes that all entrepreneurs should ask for help and never assume that they are always correct. Mann credits the growth of Dynamics Search Partners to incorporating technology into everything. There is an online portal for both candidates and clients. Using creative technology has been a great benefit to Dynamic Search Partners. Mann does not like to dwell on failures, and wants to move forward. Mann is a fan of Google and LinkedIn. He cites Michael Bloomberg as one of his influences.