Director of Operations | Hunt Valley, Maryland

Reference Number: MHH7378
Location: Hunt Valley, Maryland

Judson Group has partnered with a highly regarded independent wealth management firm in Hunt Valley, MD in the search for a Director of Operations. The firm is well respected for their commitment to building client relationships and providing expertise and solutions to meet client needs. This individual will be a key member of the firm’s management team, reporting to the President and Senior Partners, and will oversee operations within the middle and back office. The role spans a broad array of responsibilities including overseeing client support teams, running operational processes (performance reporting) and functional areas (i.e., Information Technology, Human Resources).

The ideal candidate has strong organizational skills, get-it-done mentality, knowledge of the operations process in the RIA/wealth environment, and the ability to be a strategic thought leader and drive change to ensure the firm is well-run.


  • Responsible for the firm’s day-to-day operations, trading, financial department, HR administration, and compliance.
  • Responsible for oversight of the firm’s operations team members ensuring goals and objectives are met.
  • Assist with human resource functions including performance management, talent development, payroll, benefits, and administration matters.
  • Assist with the process and implementation of the firm’s compliance program.
  • Responsible for performance reporting, billing, and back-office procedures.
  • Manage client meeting set up, calendars, budgets, and various forms of communication.
  • Oversee technology resources and processes as they pertain to the client experience and operations.
  • Manage all new and existing vendor relationships, billing, and invoicing.
  • Manage client experience operations metrics and key performance indicators to ensure efficiency and productivity.
  • Evaluate, design, and enhance the client experience through long-term strategic initiatives and recommendations.
  • Implement new processes and procedures to increase operational efficiency day-to-day.


  • 5+ years of operational experience within a wealth/RIA setting required.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Knowledge of basic financial services operational functions, terminology, and software.
  • Superior management and collaboration skills including the ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers.
  • Organized and detail oriented while managing and prioritizing multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • High degree of customer service, confidentiality, and urgency.

Strong base salary, bonus, and benefits package.

Hunt Valley, Maryland

Reference Number: MHH7378

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