Arturo Tafolla

Engagement Manager
San Francisco | +1 415-515-6480

Arturo manages senior-level executive searches for private investment funds as well as private and public companies. His practice includes: board director, CEO, COO, CFO, CRO, and heads of human resources, sales, and marketing. Arturo has completed searches across a broad range of industries, including: financial services (banking, insurance, fintech); TMT (technology, media, telecom); consumer/retail; and industrial/manufacturing.

Prior to joining Lancer Group, Arturo was with Lancor Partners in its San Francisco offices. At Lancor, he executed senior-level searches domestically and internationally (across the Americas, Asia, and Australia) for both private and public companies.

Prior to his career in executive search, Arturo was a practicing attorney with Littler Mendelson, the largest global law firm devoted to labor and employment law. His areas of specialization included employment litigation and collective bargaining negotiations. Arturo also advised clients on M&A and capital transactions at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW), an investment bank specializing in the financial services industry (now part of Stifel Financial Corp).

Arturo earned a BA from Princeton University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Hawaii – William S. Richardson School of Law. He was also a third year legal scholar at the University of California, Berkeley – School of Law.