Consultant Profiles:
Alex B. Himes Principal, Minneapolis / St. Paul

Dirk A. Himes
Senior Managing Partner

John Plum
Managing Partner

Robert Savard
Managing Partner

Dennis Currier
Consulting Practice Leader

Webster Hughes
Consulting Practice Leader

Mark Steele
Consulting Practice Leader

Mary M. Beebe
Chief Administrative Officer

Alex B. Himes


Alex is a Principal at the firm and covers regional origination and candidate identification in the Minneapolis / St. Paul area. He has five years experience sourcing candidates and assisting with numerous complex search assignments on behalf of leading investment banks, hedge funds, asset managers, private equity firms, and related clients. Recently his focus has been on quantitative / analytical recruiting assignments where he has been instrumental in placing PhD modeling specialists for bulge bracket investment bank clients.

As a researcher, Alex is involved in building and modifying client-specific candidate profiles, templates, and metrics. He conducts industry- and company-specific research including competitive analysis studies, business segment organizational studies, and in-depth reviews of targeted corporate groups from which to identify candidates. He is also involved in Polaris' outsourcing of candidate research and name generation. In a complementary role, he has remodeled and updated the Polaris candidate databases and helped write/edit a number of client-facing documents.

Alex attended and received a BA from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Alex is in charge of the firm's research related activities and directs various aspects of search execution and technology related issues of the firm.


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