Jayson joined Odyssey Search Partners as a Vice President in 2020. Prior to joining Odyssey, Jayson was at Nomura Securities where he was most recently the Director of U.S. Equity Research. Jayson is now bringing his expertise and networks to bear in the recruiting field, and is driving Odyssey’s Diversity work. Prior to Nomura, Jayson worked as an equity research associate for top-ranked consumer research teams at RBC, CIBC and Bear Stearns. Jayson holds a Bachelors in Accounting from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and worked at PWC within their financial services audit practice in New York, and holds certificates in Diversity & Inclusion and Strategic Human Resources from Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations. Outside work, Jayson is a lifelong chef, devoted world traveler, supporter of dance and performance art, and is active in the LGBTQ financial community.