She previously led the Canadian financial services recruitment division for a global recruitment firm. She has significant experience partnering with numerous clients, including:

  • pension funds
  • investment banks
  • private equity firms
  • asset management firms
  • venture capital firms
  • family offices
  • private equity portfolio companies

She has assisted these firms with mid-to-executive level recruitment processes and also has significant experience partnering with middle market companies in diversified industries on strategic finance and accounting and corporate development searches.

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Leah’s search process enables our clients to secure the most valuable individuals for their leadership and operating teams, including:

  • an interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for a private equity-backed manufacturing and distribution company
  • a COO for a middle market Private Equity firm
  • a CFO for a publicly listed independent investment dealer
  • a Managing Director, Investment Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions for an Independent Investment Bank
  • the Head of Operations for the Canadian division of a global investment bank
  • Senior Portfolio Manager, Currencies & Global Macro for a Global Pension Fund
  • Senior Vice President (VP), Head of Regional Operations for a publicly listed, leading provider of financing solution

Of interest...

  • Leah enjoys exploring the world in somewhat unconventional ways—like spending months in the mountains of Nicaragua, miles away from the nearest internet connection. Learn more about Leah in her Faces of Farber profile

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Education & qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Psychology, University of Western Ontario (2006)