Meet Sean

Senior Consultant, JCW

United States

Sean Salamon

Senior Consultant
United States

After earning a master’s degree from London’s Royal Academy of Music, Sean joined JCW in 2015. He works within JCW’s risk management team placing candidates throughout North America and has gained a reputation for tackling particularly difficult locations. Sean specializes in recruiting permanent and contract positions throughout operational/enterprise risk, quant risk and modeling, and treasury risk/asset liability management within financial services.

Recent placements

Technology Risk Assessment Manager
Commercial Bank, New York

Head of Business Continuity
Private Banking, Washington, D.C.

Asset Liability Sr. Analyst
Commercial Bank, South Carolina

Vendor Risk Manager
Investment Bank, Los Angeles

Sr. Director for Credit Modeling
Retail Bank, Connecticut

Risk Engineer
Large Reinsurance Company, Chicago

Sean's areas of focus

I work with exceptional candidates with the following skill sets

  • Asset Liability Management
  • Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery
  • Credit Risk
  • Data Science/Analytics
  • IT Security/Technology Risk
  • Market and Liquidity Risk
  • Operational and Enterprise Risk
  • Quantitative Risk/Modeling/Validation
  • Risk Reporting/GRC Frameworks
  • Vendor Risk/Third Party Management

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Get to know Sean

What is the biggest problem your clients have when recruiting?

When I ask my clients why they need my help on their opening, they often tell me that the candidates they’ve received thus far haven’t been specialized enough. Usually, the clients come to me because they know that, with my narrow specialization within the risk management space, I’ll really understand what they need and where to find it.

What is the most important skill as a recruiter?

Grit. You need to be able to withstand disappointment after disappointment and not lose faith in your goal.

What motivates you?

If you want to get really abstract about it, it all boils down to improving myself, and making myself into someone that other people value.

Interesting fact about you

I write music and sing actively during my free time, and my music has been performed by ensembles in 28 countries around the world.

Why work with us

We have the expertise to help you deliver projects, grow teams and accelerate business growth. Financial services recruitment specialists, we have an extensive network of skilled candidates, from graduates to C-suite, and a range of talent solutions to ensure you receive a service tailored for you. Whether you need a single employee or whole project team, we deliver people capable of making an impact from day one.


Industry specialist

You’ll only ever work with a genuine sector specialist with a strong industry network


Fast delivery

You’ll always receive a quick response and be presented with the most relevant CVs


Hiring partnership

We’ll work in partnership to plan, forecast and budget your hiring requirements


Talent Solution

We can support you with single placements, project teams, staff augmentation and more

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