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DALLAS  -  January 2021

Ed Montoya Joins Kingsley Gate Partners As Partner

Brings two decades of experience at the intersection in leadership and private equity

Kingsley Gate Partners, the leader in global executive search that ensures a lasting fit between clients and placed candidates through its proprietary framework, Synchronous Fit, today announced that Ed Montoya has joined the firm as a partner. Ed will be based in San Francisco, California and will serve as a core member of Kingsley Gate’s Financial Officers and Private Equity practices.

Ed brings to Kingsley Gate Partners a broad range of expertise that he has developed over two decades.” said Kingsley Gate Partners’ Office of the CEO. “Ed’s focus on recruiting high caliber executives that work with clients ranging from disruptive start-ups to Fortune 100 companies across public and private equity firms, is a welcome addition to Kingsley Gate Partners.”

With over two decades of experience in executive search and private equity, Ed specializes in the recruitment of financial officers, investment partners, operating partners and portfolio company executives across all stages of enterprise development, within the technology and healthcare sectors.

“I am thrilled to join Kingsley Gate Partners”, said Montoya. “I am excited to partner with my colleagues and clients to further innovate the executive search process, bring in-depth assessment insights, and accelerate the hiring of diverse executives into high impact leadership roles.”

Prior to joining Kingsley Gate Partners, Ed led the Financial Officers practice for Calibre One, a leading boutique recruiting firm, and established his search career at Spencer Stuart as a core member of its technology and financial officer practices. Ed takes an inclusive approach to executive recruitment and is proud to have helped clients increase the number of women and people of color in senior executive positions across private equity, high technology, healthcare and financial services.

About Kingsley Gate Partners
Transforming the world of retained executive search, Kingsley Gate Partners leverages the scientific interviewing approach of its Synchronous Fit® framework, deep industry insights of a world-class cadre of consultants, and state-of-the-art technology to deliver greater accountability, accuracy, velocity, and transparency that ensures a lasting strategic fit between executives and clients. Headquartered in Dallas, the partnership employs search consultants worldwide with expertise in private equity, life sciences and healthcare, financial services, technology, retail, leisure and hospitality, manufacturing, and professional services. The firm works with best of breed organizations in over 30 countries. For more information, go to

Editorial contact:
Natalie Bennett
Kingsley Gate Partners
Phone: 216.930.4895
Email: [email protected]