May 9, 2017, Philadelphia, PA – The strong growth trajectory pushes ahead for True, the fastest growing global executive search firm, with the recent hiring of Thor Bucy, Jennifer DeCastro, Ryan Hall, and Barry Wahlberg. These professionals are a great addition to the subject matter expertise, proven execution, and tested client management credentials of True, a member of the True Talent Advisory platform.
“Thor, Jennifer, Ryan, and Barry are among the most talented consultants in the industry with the brightest futures. They are highly respected professionals who will contribute to the exceptional client service we are delivering,” said Brad Stadler, co-CEO of True Talent Advisory. “Their addition to our firm further reinforces our position as the preeminent executive search firm and we are excited to have them on board,” Stadler added.
Thor Bucy, based in New York City, comes to True’s Technical Officers Practice from Riviera Partners and is focused on CxO and VP level searches in data, engineering, operations, security and product. Before his career in search, Thor managed engineering teams for Thomson Reuters. He earned his undergrad degree at the University of Nebraska and an MBA at Arizona State University.
With more than a decade of search experience, Jennifer DeCastro joins True from Korn Ferry bringing a deep knowledge and passion for talent advisement and recruitment. Joining the Digital Transformation Practice, she focuses on Presidents, C-suite, Vice Presidents and Directors in the digital, media, and marketing industries. Jennifer is based in New York and her clients include mid-cap growth, public and private equity-backed companies along with Fortune 500 enterprises. Jennifer specializes in advising companies through digital transformation with clients across a diverse set of industries. Jennifer graduated with honors from Dickinson College.
Ryan Hall joins True’s VC Practice as the newest partner to the firm’s San Francisco office. Ryan will focus on recruiting C-suite and VP-level executives to some of the hottest enterprise software and consumer technology companies in the country. Having spent 7 years at Daversa Partners, Ryan is a trusted partner to many entrepreneurs and venture capitalists who rely on him to attract top talent. Ryan graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in Business Management and Marketing.
Barry Wahlberg, formerly of Korn Ferry, joins True as a partner with more than 10 years’ experience in executive search, sales and marketing. Within True’s PE Practice, Barry focuses on C-suite searches for public and hyper growth private equity-backed B2B software companies. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Harvard University and is based in the Washington D.C. metro area.
“We feel very fortunate to have Thor and Jennifer joining what has become an incredible team in our NYC office. Given the growing significance of technology companies in the NYC area, we made a commitment to be a strong presence in that geography. With the addition of Jennifer and Thor to our existing team of 10+ search professionals in NYC, we have exceeded that goal on the way to becoming a dominant force in the New York market,” said Joe Riggione, co-CEO of True Talent Advisory.
True operates globally from nine offices worldwide.