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Why Rookie CEOs Outperform

When companies are in need of a CEO and are vetting candidates, one assumes that the candidate with more experience is the obvious choice. Usually, having more experience is a good thing. But often, experience comes at a price, and it’s not just in a CEOs salary or bonus structure. According to Spencer Stuart, an executive leadership and recruiting firm, more seasoned CEOs tend to focus on what they did in previous roles and essentially use the same ‘playbook’ they used at their previous employers.

01 15 2021

Boost Your Signal – Increase your Chances to Raise Fund II

Emerging managers with high media attention are 3 times more likely to raise a second fund. Recent research by Professors Tom Vanacker, Daniel Forbes, Mirjam Knockaert, and Sophie Manigart points to a simple but surprising solution: boost the signal you are sending.  Their research paper, “Signal Strength, Media Attention, and Resource Mobilization: Evidence from New Private Equity Firms,” was recently published in the highly respected Academy of Management Journal. Aspen HR works with funds of all sizes and helps them to experience success and be better positioned for their future growth.

11 12 2020

Aspen HR Announces Mark Sinatra as CEO and Launch of PEO Offering

Aspen HR is a premier provider of high-touch HR solutions to the financial and professional services industries, with a primary concentration in alternative investment companies, is pleased to announce the hiring of Mark Sinatra as CEO and the launch of a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) offering. The PEO service line, which officially launches January 2021, will complement Aspen's current Administrative Services Organization (ASO) and insurance divisions.

11 11 2020