Jeannie Finkel has held a variety of progressively responsible Human Resources posts over the past four decades. Jeannie is a seasoned senior team executive with particular expertise in all aspects of talent management, organization design, and change management.
Most recently, she served as Chief Human Resources Officer for Cetera Financial Group, and as a member of thefirm’ss Management Committee, for this $2Bn wealth management services organization with 1800 employees.
Prior to joining Cetera in 2019, Jeannie served as Chief Administrative Officer at Cydcor, a privately held direct sales organization. In this capacity, she developed the strategies and people management practices to drive Cydcor’ss future growth. She joined Cydcor from Heidrick and Struggles, a leading global retained search firm, where she was a Partner in the Financial Services and Human Resources Officer practices. Jeannie came to Heidrick after serving as Head of Human Resources and Administration for Trust Company of the West (TCW), a leading asset management firm.
Other previous positions include serving as Managing Director, Talent Management Systems and Strategies for a Fortune 100 organization. Additionally, Jeannie was with Charles Schwab & Co. for nearly twelve years as a Senior Vice President of Human Resources and ultimately functioning as Chief of Staff toSchwab’ss CEO and Executive Committee. Her early career roles were in commission-based sales as a recruiter.
Since 2006, Jeannie has served on the National Board of Directors for INROADS, a national non-profit organization that delivers innovative leadership development programs and creative solutions to identify, accelerate, and elevate underrepresented talent throughout their careers.
Jeannie received her B.A. in Comparative Literature from Brandeis University and completed the Executive Program in Human Resources at the University of Michigan.