About Ellen

Ellen Newhouse is a partner in Caldwell’s Financial Services Practice, and a member of the New York and Stamford office teams. With a background in corporate finance and equity research, and more than a decade of executive recruiting experience, Ellen is uniquely able to assess and deeply understand companies’ desired outcomes and leadership needs.

Ellen’s career has focused on the financial services arena, both in industry and as an executive search and leadership consultant. She works with prominent North American and international banks across investment and corporate banking and capital markets. She also provides guidance on executive leadership roles across key functional areas, including, corporate development, strategy, and financial officers. Her clients range from Fortune 100 and 500 corporations to private equity portfolio companies in the U.S. and abroad.


Ellen has worked across a broad range of sectors, executing assignments in healthcare, TMT, industrials, consumer, FIG and financial sponsors. Ellen’s experience also includes work across various debt and equity product groups in commercial and investment banks.

Ellen joined Caldwell from Korn Ferry, where she was a senior client partner in the Financial Services Practice. Previously, she spent nearly a decade in the Financial Services Practice at Spencer Stuart. Ellen began her career in finance with Stephens Inc. as an investment banker and equity research analyst.


Ellen is an honor graduate of Tulane University’s A.B. Freeman School of Business.

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