Grant Potter

Grant Potter

Partner, Head of Americas

(Executive & Permanent)

Grant Potter joined Danos Associates’ EMEA operation in January 2012. He spent two years working on both the contingent and retained search teams, across all areas of financial services compliance, before relocating to New York in January 2014 to help set up Danos Associates US, Inc. He became Partner in July 2018.

He has developed an extensive network within the US compliance market and has worked on compliance assignments across investment banking, commercial and consumer banking, asset management, private equity, wealth management, and the hedge fund space.

Grant was previously with an executive search firm in London where he set up and ran the Legal and Compliance desk. Prior to this he worked as a paralegal at a Solicitors in Birmingham and as an academic lawyer before joining the recruitment industry.

He holds an LL.M from University College London and an LL.B from Birmingham City University.

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

Partner, Head of Americas

(Executive & Permanent)

Grant Potter joined Danos Associates’ EMEA operation in January 2012. He spent two years working on both the contingent and retained search teams, across all areas of financial services compliance, before relocating to New York in January 2014 to help set up Danos Associates US, Inc. He became Partner in July 2018.

He has developed an extensive network within the US compliance market and has worked on compliance assignments across investment banking, commercial and consumer banking, asset management, private equity, wealth management, and the hedge fund space.

Grant was previously with an executive search firm in London where he set up and ran the Legal and Compliance desk. Prior to this he worked as a paralegal at a Solicitors in Birmingham and as an academic lawyer before joining the recruitment industry.

He holds an LL.M from University College London and an LL.B from Birmingham City University.

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Jared Weber

Senior Associate

(Permanent)

Jared joined Danos Associates in June 2020. He has strong connections within the US Compliance market at all levels of experience. He has worked on contingent and retained compliance assignments within Asset Management, FinTech, Commercial and Consumer Banking, Investment Banking, Private Equity, and Hedge Funds. In addition to his market expertise, Jared prides himself on building long-lasting, effective relationships with clients and candidates.

Originally from Massachusetts, Jared moved to New York City in 2011. He began his career in recruitment in 2016 where his focus was working with clients and candidates within the US Compliance market. Prior to this he worked in the theatrical management industry, representing clients in theatre, film, and television.

Jared holds a bachelor’s degree in Performing Arts Management from the University of Hartford, he is a certified yoga instructor, and is currently renovating a 1790’s New England farmhouse in Western, MA.

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Jolene Lally

Associate, Compliance Consultant

(Permanent)

Jolene joined Danos Associates in May 2021. Originally from upstate New York, she moved to New York City in 2011. Jolene started her career in recruitment in 2019 within the IT market. She prides herself on building long-lasting, effective relationships with clients and candidates. Prior to this she has worked in the Food and Beverage industry.

Jolene graduated from the SUNY Oswego with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing.

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

Partner, Head of Americas

(Executive & Permanent)

Grant Potter joined Danos Associates’ EMEA operation in January 2012. He spent two years working on both the contingent and retained search teams, across all areas of financial services compliance, before relocating to New York in January 2014 to help set up Danos Associates US, Inc. He became Partner in July 2018.

He has developed an extensive network within the US compliance market and has worked on compliance assignments across investment banking, commercial and consumer banking, asset management, private equity, wealth management, and the hedge fund space.

Grant was previously with an executive search firm in London where he set up and ran the Legal and Compliance desk. Prior to this he worked as a paralegal at a Solicitors in Birmingham and as an academic lawyer before joining the recruitment industry.

He holds an LL.M from University College London and an LL.B from Birmingham City University.

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Jared Weber

Senior Associate

(Permanent)

Jared joined Danos Associates in June 2020. He has strong connections within the US Compliance market at all levels of experience. He has worked on contingent and retained compliance assignments within Asset Management, FinTech, Commercial and Consumer Banking, Investment Banking, Private Equity, and Hedge Funds. In addition to his market expertise, Jared prides himself on building long-lasting, effective relationships with clients and candidates.

Originally from Massachusetts, Jared moved to New York City in 2011. He began his career in recruitment in 2016 where his focus was working with clients and candidates within the US Compliance market. Prior to this he worked in the theatrical management industry, representing clients in theatre, film, and television.

Jared holds a bachelor’s degree in Performing Arts Management from the University of Hartford, he is a certified yoga instructor, and is currently renovating a 1790’s New England farmhouse in Western, MA.

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Jolene Lally

Associate, Compliance Consultant

(Permanent)

Jolene joined Danos Associates in May 2021. Originally from upstate New York, she moved to New York City in 2011. Jolene started her career in recruitment in 2019 within the IT market. She prides herself on building long-lasting, effective relationships with clients and candidates. Prior to this she has worked in the Food and Beverage industry.

Jolene graduated from the SUNY Oswego with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing.

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

Partner, Head of Americas

(Executive & Permanent)

Grant Potter joined Danos Associates’ EMEA operation in January 2012. He spent two years working on both the contingent and retained search teams, across all areas of financial services compliance, before relocating to New York in January 2014 to help set up Danos Associates US, Inc. He became Partner in July 2018.

He has developed an extensive network within the US compliance market and has worked on compliance assignments across investment banking, commercial and consumer banking, asset management, private equity, wealth management, and the hedge fund space.

Grant was previously with an executive search firm in London where he set up and ran the Legal and Compliance desk. Prior to this he worked as a paralegal at a Solicitors in Birmingham and as an academic lawyer before joining the recruitment industry.

He holds an LL.M from University College London and an LL.B from Birmingham City University.

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Jared Weber

Senior Associate

(Permanent)

Jared joined Danos Associates in June 2020. He has strong connections within the US Compliance market at all levels of experience. He has worked on contingent and retained compliance assignments within Asset Management, FinTech, Commercial and Consumer Banking, Investment Banking, Private Equity, and Hedge Funds. In addition to his market expertise, Jared prides himself on building long-lasting, effective relationships with clients and candidates.

Originally from Massachusetts, Jared moved to New York City in 2011. He began his career in recruitment in 2016 where his focus was working with clients and candidates within the US Compliance market. Prior to this he worked in the theatrical management industry, representing clients in theatre, film, and television.

Jared holds a bachelor’s degree in Performing Arts Management from the University of Hartford, he is a certified yoga instructor, and is currently renovating a 1790’s New England farmhouse in Western, MA.

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Jolene Lally

Associate, Compliance Consultant

(Permanent)

Jolene joined Danos Associates in May 2021. Originally from upstate New York, she moved to New York City in 2011. Jolene started her career in recruitment in 2019 within the IT market. She prides herself on building long-lasting, effective relationships with clients and candidates. Prior to this she has worked in the Food and Beverage industry.

Jolene graduated from the SUNY Oswego with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing.

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

Partner, Head of Americas

(Executive & Permanent)

Grant Potter joined Danos Associates’ EMEA operation in January 2012. He spent two years working on both the contingent and retained search teams, across all areas of financial services compliance, before relocating to New York in January 2014 to help set up Danos Associates US, Inc. He became Partner in July 2018.

He has developed an extensive network within the US compliance market and has worked on compliance assignments across investment banking, commercial and consumer banking, asset management, private equity, wealth management, and the hedge fund space.

Grant was previously with an executive search firm in London where he set up and ran the Legal and Compliance desk. Prior to this he worked as a paralegal at a Solicitors in Birmingham and as an academic lawyer before joining the recruitment industry.

He holds an LL.M from University College London and an LL.B from Birmingham City University.

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Valerie Phillips

Associate Partner & Head of Americas Legal Practice

(Executive & Permanent)

Valerie joined Danos Associates US, Inc. in January 2022 to lead and grow the Legal practice in the Americas.  She brings to bear 20+ years of legal experience, the last seven devoted to recruiting partners, counsel, associates, and in-house counsel across a range of practice areas, with an emphasis on the US market.

Her focus at Danos Associates is on developing in-house and private practice permanent Legal offerings across the U.S.  Her skills and experience complement the well-established Danos Group’s permanent and interim Legal recruitment teams.

Valerie received her J.D. from Cornell Law School, where she served as an Associate Editor of the Cornell International Law Journal, and was awarded dual A.B. degrees in English and American Literature (with honors) and Women’s Studies from Brown University.

A fourth generation New Yorker, Valerie currently lives in Scarsdale with her family.  She is an active community volunteer who has served as a past Board member and a current member of the Board of Advisors for the Junior League of Central Westchester as well as a member of the Scarsdale non-partisan School Board Nominating Committee.