Gerard Dash is a Principal at JM Search and a member of the Firm’s Technology and Financial Services Practices. Gerard brings over a decade of experience building leadership teams for companies that range from high-growth, PE & VC-backed businesses to publicly traded, Fortune 500 enterprises. Gerard specializes in placing Technology, Product, and Data leaders for technology, fintech, and financial services companies. He also advises clients on a variety of board, CEO, and other C-level positions.
Passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion, Gerard is a valued strategic advisor to organizations seeking to recruit and develop gender- and ethnically-diverse leadership teams. Nearly 60% of his placements are from historically underrepresented groups.
The strength of Gerard’s network and partnerships comes from over 10 years of experience in executive search. Prior to JM Search, he served as Principal in the Product, Data & Technology and FinTech & Financial Services Practices at True Search, where he led the Atlanta office. Earlier in his career, Gerard spent time at Korn Ferry and Russell Reynolds Associates.
Gerard earned his B.A. in Political Science from Davidson College, where he served as Student Body President. Outside of his search work, Gerard is an avid tennis player, enjoys biking on the BeltLine, and loves exploring Atlanta’s vibrant food scene. He also serves on several boards, including the Atlanta Fire Rescue Foundation, Jumpstart, and Camp Twin Lakes.