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Press Release.

1.08.13

Todd Wyles Joins Morgan Samuels as a Partner

January 8, 2013 – Leading human capital consulting firm Morgan Samuels today announced the appointment of Todd Wyles as a Partner.  Mr. Wyles will be responsible for managing the firm’s Private Equity Practice.  Janice DiPietro, President of Morgan Samuels said, “We have witnessed tremendous growth in the private equity sector and Todd’s extensive experience will add value for our clients as our firm continues to expand in this critical area where we have seen a great market response.”

Morgan Samuels provides innovative and strategic services focused on identifying, attracting, and retaining top executive talent.  The company has been in the business of human capital consulting and executive search for over 40 years, and has worked with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to rapid growth, private equity-backed firms.  Our firm has partnered with private equity firms ranging from top tier to specialized boutique firms with clients including: The Carlyle Group, Fortress Investment Group, General Atlantic, Marwit Capital, Odyssey Investment Partners, and Windjammer Capital Investors.  Morgan Samuels has an average close cycle of 76 days, which is best in class for retained executive search firms.  The company averages four client interviews per placement, versus the industry standard of 11, and has a 34 percent diversity placement rate, which is triple the industry average.

Mr. Wyles has over two decades of extensive experience within the financial services, human capital management, and operational consulting industries.  Prior to joining Morgan Samuels, Mr. Wyles served as Director of the Private Equity Practice at Profit Recovery Partners LLC, a leading indirect expense management firm.  Previously, Mr. Wyles held several senior roles at Allegis Group, one of the largest contingent staffing firms in the world.  Mr. Wyles began his career in the equipment finance business, initially at Citizens Banking Corporation and then as a Partner at The Optimus Group, an equipment lease advisory boutique.

Mr. Wyles has presented and published on a variety of business topics, including expense management in private equity, and how large organizations can more efficiently develop learning systems to drive productivity.  He holds a BS in Finance from Boston College in Boston, Massachusetts.  Mr. Wyles said, “Morgan Samuels has already created tremendous value for top tier funds over the past few years.  I am excited to be joining the firm at a time when they are clearly committed to growth in the private equity space.”

About Morgan Samuels

Morgan Samuels is a leading human capital consulting firm dedicated to helping its clients realize their vision by identifying and solving their most mission critical human capital imperatives.  For over 45 years the firm has created and implemented breakthrough human capital strategies that impact companies at the organizational, team and individual levels.

Complementing its core competency in retained executive search, Morgan Samuels offers additional results-driven consulting solutions designed to unleash the power of human capital and revolutionize leadership performance.  Whether it’s through identifying, attracting and acquiring best-in-class talent, or developing, equipping and retaining existing critical talent, Morgan Samuels enables its clients to truly innovate, accelerate, and transform – instead of just perform.