Robert Voth co-leads the firm’s Consumer & Commercial Financial Services Practice. Based in Chicago, he partners with global money center, regional and community banks and credit unions, as well as digital lending and payment companies, technology providers, financial services consultancies and VC/PE firms. His engagements include Board, CEO, President and leadership and succession projects, as well as the full range of corporate center and senior product and distribution functions within consumer, commercial, treasury, payments and digital disruptors.
Recent engagements include CEO searches for a top 20 US bank and a top 15 credit union, as well as Board searches for two of the top 20 banks in the nation. Robert has also recently partnered with two of the world’s most prestigious consulting firms to identify and recruit direct-admit partner and AP-level consultants.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Robert spent more than 16 years in senior leadership roles within the search industry. He led his previous firm’s quality initiatives program and served on their technology committee. Robert successfully filled board, CEO, CMO, president, general manager and other senior-level functional and business unit executive positions throughout North America and Europe. Prior to joining the search industry, Robert began his career in education.
Robert received a BA in history from Kenyon College in Ohio. He serves on the Board of the Make-A-Wish Foundation for Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana.
Financial Services, Consumer and Commercial, Financial Technology, Business and Professional Services, Digital Leadership, Digital, Executive Search