Samantha Howie



Samantha is an experienced HR professional focused on recruiting HR talent at mid to senior level and C-Suite. She has been in the recruitment industry since 2002 and has developed expertise in people management with hands-on staffing throughout. Partnering with a wide variety of clients, Samantha is a specialist in banking and financial services and professional services.

  • Professional Services

HR Generalist

Our client, a top professional services firm known for its incredible culture, flexible work approach, and high performance, collegial team, is seeking a skilled HR Generalist with solid recruiting experience to support their financial group in lower Manhattan. Employee relations, performance management, and recruitment experience are required, as well as 3 or more years in […]
  • Salary USD85000 – USD110000 per annum
  • Posted Posted 5 days ago
  • Financial Services

HR Operations & Payroll Manager

Our client, an established and growing global private equity firm with exceptional leadership is seeking a skilled HR Operations leader to join their Toronto office. Rounding out their cohesive and growing HR team, this individual will enjoy a varied role pivoting between day-to-day payroll responsibilities for a firmwide population of 130 people across the US, […]
  • Salary CAD115000 – CAD140000 per annum + bonus
  • Posted Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Financial Services

Benefits Manager/Lead

Our client, a boutique financial services firm in Fairfield County, Connecticut, is seeking a skilled and hands on Benefits Manager / Lead to serve in a total rewards capacity for the firm (currently 170 employees with staff in multiple states). In addition to the day to administration of a robust benefits program (including retirement and […]
  • Salary USD150000 – USD180000 per annum + bonus
  • Posted Posted 1 month ago
  • FinTech

Senior Director of Benefits

We are partnered with our longtime client, a midsized, very notable global fintech leader, is seeking an innovative Sr. Director of Benefits to oversee their Americas region, focusing across the US, Canada and LATAM. ~~As part of a robust benefits team, this people leader (you’d have 5 experienced direct reports) will drive the design, strategy, […]
  • Salary Up to USD205000 per annum + bonus
  • Posted Posted 1 month ago

SAMANTHA’s Insights

  • Industry Leaders

View from the top – Lisa Hershkowitz from BIC

  • Posted April 18, 2023
In our most recent edition of “View from the top”, we interview Lisa Hershkowitz, Global Head of Human Resources, Group Commercial at BIC. What is one lesson you learned the hard way? Earlier in my career, I had a mentor tell me, “It’s not about you.” It seems like harsh advice, and at the time […]
  • Industry Leaders

“There is no leadership without empathy.” Colin Mincy, Chief People Officer at Human Rights Watch, on belonging, leadership, and resilience.

  • Posted September 24, 2021
Colin Mincy is Chief People Officer at Human Rights Watch (HRW). He serves on HRW’s Executive Committee, the most senior leadership body, and is responsible for global people operations. This includes but is not limited to HR Strategy, Talent Management, Total Rewards, Recruitment, and Workplace Conduct. He is also an executive sponsor to diversity, equity and inclusion stress, […]
  • DEI

IWD2021 #ChooseToChallenge: Monique D. Jefferson

  • Posted March 24, 2021
​ Disclaimer: Please note that all commentary and opinions provided in this interview are those of the individual and not the organisation/company they are employed by.  What is one lesson you learnt the hard way?  That showing vulnerability as a leader and bringing my full and authentic self to work has helped me to be […]
  • US

Heroes of Black History with Joy Young

  • Posted February 24, 2021
​ Samantha Howie – Associate Director, Frazer JonesJoy Young – VP, People Operations, AiCure Joy, it’s so kind of you to take the time to catch up with us and share your Hero of Black History, your own father, Dr. Gene C. Young. His biography, which can be read in full here, is nothing short of incredible.  From starting his Civil […]
  • Industry Leaders

Interview with Kirsten Faurot, VP of HR, Bombora

  • Posted July 24, 2020
Given the variety of clients who come to us to deliver against their HR recruitment needs, we have the privilege to engage with Talent Acquisition (TA) functions at many different stages of their operational and strategic development. While Frazer Jones partners with well established, large global brands whose recruitment function are well-oiled machines, I have […]
  • DEI

IWD2020: Lisa Hershkowitz

  • Posted March 24, 2020
We are proud to be supporting International Women’s Day 2020. International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Whilst we all know that gender parity within the workplace has improved over the past decades, we all also know that there is still a long way to go. We interviewed Lisa […]
  • DEI

IWD2020: Chiquita Wilson

  • Posted March 24, 2020
The theme for IWD2020 is #EachforEqual. Have you experienced gender stereotypes/gender bias in a professional context? If so, how have you been able to challenge this? As a women working in corporate America,  I can say that I have experienced gender stereotypes/gender bias throughout my career. I think a key to combating this challenge is […]
  • Company Updates

HR in Financial Services Breakfast Event

  • Posted April 24, 2018
Maximum Management & Frazer Jones held their third consecutive HR in Finance breakfast roundtable at the Michelin starred restaurant, Ai Fiori, this Wednesday.  With dynamic HR leaders joining us from notable financial and professional services firms, the morning was a success. Our vibrant, participant-lead discussion captured diverse perspectives across the industry as attendees openly shared their […]