Katie Vande Water is a Managing Director based in the Boston office of Global Sage. Katie brings over 30 years of executive search experience in Investment Management & Research, Private Wealth Management, Investment Operations & Servicing, Financial Officers, Audit, Compliance & Legal, and Risk Management.  She has completed searches for team lift-outs, portfolio managers, heads of research, research analysts, strategists and traders within equities, fixed income, quantitative investments and alternatives. She also has placed numerous client-facing (sales and distribution) professionals. Prior to joining Global Sage, Katie served as Partner for a top-five executive search firm and held leadership roles at several global boutique executive search firms. Earlier in her career, Katie worked at Wellington Management and Putnam Investments as part of their internal executive search teams. She began her career in executive search with J. Robert Scott, Fidelity Investment’s executive search boutique. Katie served on the Parents Council at St. John’s Preparatory School and Brookwood School. She previously served as a Board Member of Family-to-Family Project, a non-profit working to prevent and reverse family homelessness in Massachusetts by providing timely financial assistance. Katie graduated from the University of Vermont.

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