Diversified Search Group Names Tyler Ridgeway as Managing Director

Diversified Search Group, one of the fastest-growing and most highly regarded companies in the executive search industry, has announced that Tyler Ridgeway has joined their Financial Officers practice as Managing Director. With over two decades of experience, Ridgeway will lead search and consulting projects and advise clients in recruiting C-suite executives in finance.

“The demand for financial officers has grown considerably in recent years, and we are delighted to welcome Tyler Ridgeway to our firm,” said Aileen K. Alexander, CEO of Diversified Search Group. “Tyler’s rich expertise and extensive relationships will deepen our reach and enable us to expand our offerings for Chief Financial Officers and their direct reports in multiple sectors,” Alexander continued.

Ridgeway will join a team of broadly experienced, industry recognized professionals to add immediate value to the Financial Officers practice, providing executive search services to clients across a wide range of sectors, including Corporate, Consumer, Industrial, Financial Services, Nonprofit, Higher Education, Health Care, Biotech, Cybersecurity, and more.

“I have greatly admired Diversified Search Group since I began my career in search in 2001. Their firm’s leadership, passion for serving clients, and commitment to placing the best transformative leaders is unparalleled. With their explosive growth over the past 6 years, they are poised for even greater success, and I look forward to contributing to it,” said Tyler Ridgeway.

Diversified Search Group’s co-leader of the Financial Officers practice, James Langston said, “As our business and practice continues to grow and attract top level talent, we are thrilled to have someone of Tyler’s caliber, background, and experience join us. He is a proven consultative leader who understands client service and we look forward to offering his expertise to our clients.”

Ridgeway joins DSG from Kreischer Miller where he was a partner for over two decades. He most recently directed the Human Capital Resources group and has a track record of transforming and advancing mid-market companies by helping them attract and retain world class executive teams. Prior to his work in the search industry, he was an attorney specializing in sports management – negotiating for NFL players and leading sponsorship agreements with major corporate entities.

Ridgeway remains certified with the Pennsylvania Bar. He has been an active Board member for over 10 years with the MidAtlantic Employers Association. He joined the Radnor Conservancy Board in 2020 and is being positioned for the board’s senior leadership.

Ridgeway proudly supports Penn State Dance Marathon. He generated his own high school senior scholarship in 2007 which awards graduating seniors who possess top qualities in leadership, academics, and sports. Thirty seniors have won awards since 2007 as a way to give back to his hometown of Bradford, PA (hometown of the Zippo Lighter Manufacturing Company).

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