We enable world-class
talent to lead
high-growth companies

Argyle Search Partners is the talent arm of Guild Capital. We match world-class talent with curated leadership roles in high-growth companies.


Bridging the gap between world-class talent and high-potential businesses

Argyle curates early leadership roles at high-growth companies across Guild Capital's portfolio that align with our candidates’ career aspirations. We take several parameters into account during this process, such as relevant experience and skill-set, applicant's long-term professional goals, as well as culture and passion fit.

Who we work with

We help high performing professionals from startups and leading management consulting, private equity, and investment banking firms find meaningful, high-growth leadership roles.

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Meet your
Argyle team

Our executive search team focuses on world-class talent in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, London, Mumbai and Pune.

Janessa Mangone

Head of Talent Consulting

Janessa oversees the U.S. Argyle team and focuses on talent acquisition, retention and driving client relationships to build world class organizations. In her past roles, Janessa worked with early-stage startups to drive growth and acquire key talent.

Caitlin McDonald

Lead Talent Consultant

Caitlin manages talent acquisition, retention and client development at Argyle. In her past roles, she oversaw national events and activations for FCBX, and led content collaborations with emerging tech leaders and founders for Techweek.

Kelly Strömmer

Lead Talent Consultant

Kelly manages talent acquisition and retention at Argyle. In her past roles, she worked with the Chairman's Office at Guild Capital and was a stem-cell researcher at the Federal Polytechnic University of Lausanne.

Kavita Krishnamurti

Senior Associate, Operations

Kavita manages operations and strategy at Argyle. In her past roles, she led the Chairman's Office at Guild Capital and worked as a Senior Service Coordinator at NCR Corporation.

Shahzeb Alam

Senior Recruiter

Shahzeb oversees the Argyle India team and has extensive experience in professional recruiting for investment banking and venture capital clients.

Neha Alexander

Lead Talent Consultant

Neha manages talent acquisition at Argyle India and leads HR initiatives for Guild Capital India. Her specialty lies within executive recruiting for private equity and venture capital clients.


Apoorv Gautam


Apoorv has 10+ years of experience across management consulting and operations strategy. Before joining Guild in 2017, he served as the Head of Strategic Initiatives at Rivigo, Vice President of Business at Paytm, Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Co., and Consultant of Strategy and Operations at Deloitte. He also has entrepreneurial experience as a co-founder of PurplTree.

Iain Shovlin


Before forming Guild Capital in 2009, Iain was a venture capitalist with Technology Crossover Ventures in Palo Alto, California for six years. Prior to venture capital, Iain was a management consultant with Bain & Company.

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