Entered King: September 2010
Committee Membership: Development, Head of School Search
Student(s): Tyler ‘16
College/Grad School: Emory (BA), Columbia Business School (MBA)
Bio: Linda Petrone is the Founding Partner of Sage Search Advisors, a search firm focused on hiring talent for financial service firms. Prior to launching Sage Search, she developed her career on Wall Street, working in a variety of capacities for investment banks and a hedge fund. Linda’s career includes fourteen years at Goldman Sachs as a Managing Director in the Equity Derivatives Group. During her tenure at GS, her responsibilities included trading stock options, selling derivatives to a wide variety of institutional clients, and managing the derivative sales team for North America. After GS, Linda joined UBS as a Managing Director, co-managing the Prime Brokerage Sales effort within the Prime Services Group. At UBS, she cultivated relationships, initiated new business and led the accounts of several of the firm’s most important hedge fund clients. After her departure from UBS in 2008, she joined SAC Capital as a Derivative Strategist to work with the Long/Short Portfolio Managers. She identified opportunities in the options markets and executed trades on behalf of the various portfolios. She departed from SAC in June 2012 to launch her business as an executive recruiter. She lives in Greenwich, CT with her two children and her husband, Tom.