Mary Gay Townsend is managing director of OneWire Executive Search. Mary Gay has over 15 years of experience in executive search within the financial industry. She is one of the founding members of OneWire, the leading career site for financial professionals, and currently runs the firm’s Executive Search Division. The team specializes in investment banking, private equity and C-level searches within asset management and portfolio companies. Prior to OneWire, Mary Gay was a managing director at FS von Stade Executive Search and a vice president at Rhodes Associates. Early in her career she worked at Smith Hanley and Smyth Teeman Associates. Mary Gay majored in American Studies at George Washington University and is also a graduate of the French Culinary Institute.