About Elevation Seatch

Wealth Manager, Broker/Dealer & Banking Executive Search


We meet our candidates in person. It's time consuming & pricey but career goals, expectations and personal motivations don't always crystalize over email/text/phone calls. Previously, we focused solely on objective data points for reasons to change firms/roles. Hundreds of candidate conversations have led us to a different methodology that has resulted in many more Completed Mandates. We need to know what's going on today to figure out where you're going tomorrow.


Scott Witkin found Elevation Search, after successfully selling Taylor Grey, Inc. a multi-disciplined recruiting firm with offices in 3 states, 40+ employees and a focus on Financial Services & IT consulting. He served as Managing Partner for nearly 9 years.

Scott graduated from The University of Arizona with a double major in Political Science & Spanish in addition to matriculating from the Instituto Sampere in Madrid, Spain magna cum laude. Scott then worked for U.S. Senator John S. McCain in Washington, DC.

He then was a sales leader at two Goldman Sachs & Softbank backed startups that were ultimately sold to Rational/IBM and taken private respectively. Scott was chosen as a Fairfield County Connecticut 40 Under 40 influencer, served on non-profit boards, spoken at round tables/panels and been a mentor to many recruiters who hang their own shingle.

Scott is happily married with a 4 1/2 year old daughter who is a fearless skier/swimmer/singer and 1 1/2 year old son who gives expertly placed head butts and Hulk Hogan like bear hugs.


// Open Positions

// Featured Position

Miami, FL USA 07.14.2014
Miami, Houston, LA &NYC

Private Bank seeking Bankers & Portfolio Manager with >6 years of experience. The ideal candidate will be committed to working with a significant number of client accounts while improving investment performance & generating new, organic business.

Candidate must be able to articulate why existing clients would consider a move to a new firm and plan to migrate AUM in an orderly, timely fashion.

Candidates do not necessarily need to be licensed.

-Fluency in Spanish required or Portuguese.

Email questions or interest to scott@elevationsearch.com

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