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Private Equity

Private Equity Solutions

Private Equity transactions need a sophisticated talent solution when divesting, carving out or swapping key management teams.

Eastward’s Private Equity team focuses on executive search efforts with top-co or within most portfolio companies in transition. The team is specifically well networked across the CFO, COO, CTO/CIO, CRO and HR functions as well as within the large consulting houses that often time become great hunting grounds for more strategic enable hires.

Private Equity recently completed mandates include:

MD, Head of Business Development, PE backed Advisory firm
MD, Head of Performance Improvement, PE backed Advisory firm
VP, Portfolio Optimization, Middle Market PE firm
Leadership Team Expansion (MD’s: Performance Improvement (3), FAAS), PE backed Advisory firm

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Operating Partners in Private Equity

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Finance
Technology
Digital
Transformation
Supply Chain & Procurement

Portfolio Optimization in Private Equity

Portfolio Optimization

Carveouts & Divestitures
Merger Integrations
Operating Model Design
Value Creation

Portfolio Leadership in Private Equity

Portfolio Leadership

Finance
Technology
Digital
Transformation
Supply Chain & Procurement

Business Development in Private Equity

Business Development

Chief Revenue Officers
Head of Business Development
Head of Sales

Meet the Private Equity Team

Joe Carbone

Joe Carbone

Founder & Managing Partner

jcarbone@eastwardpartners.com

646-202-9424

Brett Vecchio

Brett Vecchio

Principal, Head of Private Equity

bvecchio@eastwardpartners.com

646-688-5778

Reed Bingham

Reed Bingham

Associate

rbingham@eastwardpartners.com

646-893-4440

Joe Carbone

Name

Joe Carbone

Phone Number

646-202-9424

Bio

In addition to setting the vision and goals of the firm he created, Joe brings experience in developing executive search processes. He brings particular expertise to establishing retained mandates, designing and implementing growth-stage recruitment campaigns and architecting acquisition-oriented strategic partnerships.

The Manhattan College graduate has been in the executive search industry since 2007, starting up Eastward in 2015 after an impressive eight years of increasing responsibility at a global firm. Over his career, Joe has cultivated an elite client list of some of the most sought after financial advisory and strategy firms in the world.

A native New Englander, Joe has since decamped Rockland County, N.Y., with his wife Annalisa and their young children Sienna and Grayson.

Brett Vecchio

Name

Brett Vecchio

Phone Number

646-688-5778

Bio

​Brett has spent the past decade partnering with some of the world’s most prestigious private equity, venture capital, and financial advisory companies, advising on a widespread area of human capital and talent engagements.

After graduating with a Finance Degree from the University of Notre Dame, he joined forces with Founder and Managing Partner, Joe Carbone, to help start Eastward Search Partners.

Prior to rejoining Eastward, he led the build out for a boutique private equity advisory firm and has executed some of the most high-profile engagements across the industry.

He holds extensive experience working in executive search, focusing not only within venture capital and private equity, but also across the broader financial advisory and restructuring spectrum. 

A native New-Yorker, Brett, his wife, and daughter split their time between New York and Miami where he will be responsible for opening a new office for the firm.

Reed Bingham

Name

Reed Bingham

Phone Number

646-893-4440

Bio

Eastward’s private equity specialist, Reed thrives at building leaders by helping them find the perfect opportunity to demonstrate their value.

While he relies on technologically sophisticated tools to help him identify candidates, it is Reed whom Eastward clients rely on to find outliers who might not look like a good fit on paper but eventually prove out.

Bilingual, with extensive Latin American experience, Reed holds degrees from both George Washington University and la Universidad de Chile. He recently joined Eastward after spending the first part of his career in advisory roles. While out of the office, he devotes time to preventing distracted driving accidents through his work on the board of Text Less, Live More.

The winter sports enthusiast splits time between his Upper East Side apartment and his family’s home in Vermont.

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