Jeremy Zeman

Jeremy Zeman

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About Jeremy

Jeremy Zeman is Managing Partner of Caldwell’s Consumer & Commercial Banking Practice and a member of the Chicago office. With more than 20 years of financial services-focused search experience, he works across a broad set of consumer and commercial financial services clients experiencing inflection points of growth and transformation.

Jeremy’s financial services acumen includes working closely with C-suite, Board of Directors and senior-level executives in guiding talent solutions across consumer and commercial banking and finance, digital/fintech, cards/payments, GSEs, mortgage banking and private equity environments.

In addition to recent and successful completion of line of business leadership roles, Jeremy has completed functional infrastructure assignments with a focus on middle and back-office roles in risk, cyber-security, technology, data and operations. Additionally, Jeremy has a track record of digital and omni-channel build-outs for clients on the journey to digitally-evolved. He has also conducted large-scale regional talent build-outs across corporate, commercial and business banking segments for money-center banks.


Jeremy was most recently with Korn Ferry as a leader in the Commercial and Consumer Financial Services sector.


Jeremy earned a bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University.

Recent Feedback

“I would recommend Caldwell because of the relationship that we were able to foster with Jeremy Zeman. He exemplifies professionalism, deep industry knowledge, excellent follow-up, candidate management/relationship building and consistency. I could not have partnered with a better agency. I would utilize their services again and again! ” – Chief Human Resources Officer, Global bank

Jeremy was an incredible resource and guide throughout the process. He was instrumental in me coming onboard and provided clarity, support and honesty every step of the way. I very much look forward to working with Jeremy again in the future.” – Rexanna McCubbin, Senior Director, Marketing

“I think Jeremy Zeman is excellent and can do great work. I think Caldwell does a great job of putting the client first, hustling hard for results, having some great tools to ensure fit and being a pleasure to work with.” – Tom Jasper, Thrivent Financial

Jeremy is easy to work with and stays engaged throughout the process. Many of your competitors hand the searches off the lower level associates at the firm while they are out doing business development. I understand the search business and that BD is part of that, but we usually retain firms based on who we are dealing with. The way Jeremy approaches the search gives you a competitive advantage for sure.” – Head of Executive Search, North American bank

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