Melissa Crandall

Managing Director, Talent Advisory
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Prior to joining C Street, Melissa worked as an executive search consultant and financial services professional. Melissa brings to C Street more than a decade of Executive Search experience in the Financial Services and Asset Management industry. She has experience working with traditional asset management and mutual fund clients, investment banks, as well as alternatives, endowments, foundations, and family offices. She has worked on and completed assignments for C-Suite Executives, senior investment professionals, including ESG related roles, sales and marketing professionals, as well as with non-investment professionals including CFO and COO positions.   

Previously, Melissa served as Vice President of Merrill Lynch, & Co., selling Convertible Bonds and Equity Derivatives to the firm’s institutional clients. She also spent time working in the Global Relationship Management group within Global Markets and Investment Banking, where she worked with senior management. She began her career in the Private Equity Fund-of-Funds group within the Investment Management division. She currently serves as an Independent Director for The Sequoia Fund, a concentrated long-only equity mutual fund. Melissa is a graduate of Harvard College, cum laude, where she received a B.A. in Government. She also serves as a Board Member for Friends of Harvard Soccer.