Who We Are

Our firm is comprised of a team with extensive executive search experience - all from major brands. We are partners by choice not because we are part of a global network. We are friends who draw our energy and creativity from working together.We pride ourselves on being more client-centric, more aggressive, and more flexible than our competitors.

Jeff Campbell

Jeff Campbell Managing Director

Having co-founded Alpha Advisors in 2008, Jeff Campbell helps run a boutique search firm that specializes in recruiting senior information technology and quantitative talent for financial services and technology clients around the globe. Prior to Alpha Advisors, he led the Technology and Operations Practice for The Fiderion Group, specializing in recruiting information technology professionals for financial services companies. He also was a Principal at Heidrick & Struggles, where he served hedge fund, asset management and investment banking clients. While at Heidrick & Struggles, he worked as an in-house technology recruiter at Citadel Investment Group in Chicago, IL. He was the London-based Director of Strategic Sourcing for iXL. He began his executive search career as a Senior Associate at Korn/Ferry International. He earned his bachelor’s degree at Georgia State University. He is certified in Benchmarks® by the Center of Creative Leadership.

Chris Taranto

Chris Taranto Managing Director

Chris Taranto Co-founded Alpha Advisors in 2008. Prior to that he was a Managing Director at Fiderion Group, LLC, in their Technology and Operations Practice. His focus is technology with a particular expertise in algorithmic trading and investment banking products. He has placed candidates in various capacities at the intersection of computer science and mathematics ranging from individual contributors to executive level. Chris earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Studies at Concordia College.