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Neil Fink Associates

  1. 1. Neil Fink Associates | 150 Post St. Suite 620 | San Francisco, CA 94108 | 415-441-3777 [email_address] Background and Credentials Neil Fink Associates
  2. 2. Neil Fink Associates is an executive search and management consulting firm. The company is headquartered in San Francisco with partners in New York, Detroit and Los Angeles. Our core competency is executive search. Additionally we are retained to provide pre / post M&A evaluation, and offer assessment testing. NFA takes pride in the enduring relationships we have developed with our clients, who range from early stage start-ups to the largest multinationals. Neil Fink Associates
  3. 3. Targeted Research Candidate Identification and outreach Candidate Evaluation Client Presentation Negotiations & Close Work with board and staff to define the qualitative and quantitative candidate attributes necessary to fulfill the client’s mission Develop the ideal candidate profile, selection criteria and success factors Our executive search process
  4. 4. Our Tools Network: Of course the important players and rising stars, but also the analysts, journalists and other thought leaders. Partner Involvement : Personal involvement of Partners in each assignment. Teamwork: We take a team oriented approach to search, drawing upon the collective knowledge and networks of all our partners. Reach : Through our network we are able to touch passive candidates globally. Technology Resources : In addition to our in-house research capabilities and leveraging our extensive database, we use sophisticated CRM and social networking tools to identify candidates. Proven Performance : We enjoy a long history of providing clients with excellent service, which has resulted in a high degree of repeat business.
  5. 5. Our circle of friends: Media Agencies Publishers Writers Designers Creative Agencies Event Strategists Analysts Interactive Agencies Filmmakers Record Labels Marketers Social Media Gurus Digital Media Fine Artists Producers Futurists Fashionistas Rule Breakers Branding Agencies
  6. 6. Select Clients: American Film Institute AnchorFree Carat Clear Ink Disney Interactive DreamWorks Animation Electronic Arts Ignited Kinetic Worldwide George P Johnson Liquid Agency Lucasfilm Ltd Momentum Premier Retail Networks Sony Computer Entertainment TargetCast Networks Trailer Park Univision Universal McCann
  7. 7. Expect the exceptional! <ul><li>The remarkably qualified candidate no one else has thought to put forward </li></ul><ul><li>The innovative search strategy that yields surprisingly bountiful results </li></ul><ul><li>The leadership recommendation that possesses capabilities well beyond the skills you were hoping to find </li></ul><ul><li>A level of passion and personal commitment to the project that separates us from our competitors </li></ul>
  8. 8. Managing Director: Neil Fink Neil is the Managing Director of Neil Fink Associates (NFA) and leads the Media, Entertainment and enabling Technology Practice. Most recently Neil was the Managing Director and Practice Lead for an international boutique search firm that was well known for its marketing and marketing services specialization. Neil founded Neil Fink Associates in 1986. The firm was retained by companies on the leading edge of change in communications, entertainment and media. Clients include such bellwethers as Microsoft, Disney, Sony, Electronic Arts and Universal McCann. Before founding his own firm, Neil led the Broadcast Operations practice of a well known Los Angeles based executive search company. Prior to entering the executive search profession, Neil was a principal in Stellar Enterprises, a recording artist and tour management company. He was responsible for music recording and merchandising contract negotiations as well as radio and retail promotions. Artists were signed to labels that included Arista, RCA Records, and Warner Brothers. Neil Fink serves on the Board of Advisors of The University California Berkley Extension, LiquidGeneration, Maximum TV, TargetCast and He has been a frequent speaker for industry associations and conferences such as American Film Institute, Audio Engineering Society, Computer Games Developers Conference, National Association of Broadcasters, National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Macworld Expo and MILIA. Neil Fink Associates | 150 Post St. Suite 620 | San Francisco, CA 94108 | 415-441-3777 [email_address]