Michelle Holdsworth, Research & Operations Manager joined Newfound in April 2010 and is integral to the day-to-day activities of the firm. She spearheads all candidate research, sourcing and job posting activity. Michelle is also responsible for maintaining the technology and database requirements of the business. In addition, she manages the website and our vendor relationships. Michelle is a graduate of Bryant University with a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Business Communications. Outside of work, Michelle is an avid fan of the Boston Bruins and enjoys cooking and baking.

Diane McGwin is the President and founder of Newfound Associates and has been actively involved in the executive search business for over twenty years. Prior to starting the business, Diane worked for eight years with The Bray Group, a Massachusetts based executive search practice primarily focused on retained search in the financial services industry. Before search, she was in Banking with strong contacts and experience being integral to the success and growth of the firm. Diane has first-hand knowledge of the needs of the client having worked as a Commercial Lender and in various banking departments including Retail Banking and Operations at Citizens Bank, Baybank, Bank Boston and Fleet Bank.

Diane also has a background in the Non-profit sector as earlier in her career she served in various roles for the United Way. In more recent years, she has volunteered in her local community of North Attleboro, MA. She holds an undergraduate degree in Education from Rhode Island College and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Bryant University. When not working, Diane likes to golf, ski and spend time with her husband, family and friends on Newfound Lake in New Hampshire.