WASHINGTON--()--Boyden, a global leader in executive search, announced today that Jane-Scott Cantus, an expert in emerging tech, IT and professional services, and private equity, has joined as Managing Director in Boyden’s Washington, D.C. office.
“Jane-Scott will be a huge asset to Boyden’s Washington D.C. office – especially during this critical time of change and growth in the technology industry in Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Maryland - and to our global technology practice teams”
Ms. Cantus is a leader in recruiting board members, CEOs, and their direct reports to the Fortune 500, start-up ventures, and private equity firms within emerging technology, internet, and new media as well as the aerospace, defense & intelligence and professional services sectors.
“Jane-Scott will be a huge asset to Boyden’s Washington D.C. office – especially during this critical time of change and growth in the technology industry in Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Maryland - and to our global technology practice teams,” said Tim McNamara, Managing Director of Boyden Washington, D.C. “She brings an unusual level of expertise as both a premier recruiter and as an industry executive in key sectors including emerging technology and new media. In addition, she brings a great track record in placing top executives, including CFOs and financial officers, which are critical functions today for our clients.”
Ms. Cantus’ experience in executive search includes opening and managing the Virginia office of two other leading global executive search firms. She has also served in senior executive project management, financial, and business development positions at Bechtel, Fiduciary Trust, Lockheed Martin, Morgan Stanley & Company, and at portfolio companies of private equity firms.
Ms. Cantus serves as General Counsel of The ILEX Group, a marketing and government relations firm serving the industrial/infrastructure, transportation, aerospace/defense, homeland security, and technology industries.
Earlier this year, Governor Robert McDonnell appointed Ms. Cantus to the Virginia Small Business Commission. This appointment follows former Governor Mark Warner’s appointment of Ms. Cantus to the Board of the Virginia Small Business Financing Authority. Ms. Cantus also serves on the National Advisory Board of the PenFed Foundation, the national not-for-profit division of the Pentagon Federal Credit Union, which benefits military personnel and their families.
Ms. Cantus holds a BA in history from Duke University, an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, and a JD from George Washington University. She is admitted to the Bar of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
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