Press Release
True Search Hires Former PE CFO to Private Equity and Finance Practices
Published October 16, 2023

New York, NY - October 16, 2023True, the world's only data-first global talent and technology platform, announced today it has hired Molly Gonzales as a partner in True Search’s Private Equity and Finance practices. Gonzales will bring her perspective as a former CFO, private equity operator and experienced executive recruiter to serving True clients.


“Molly has managed stakeholders and value creation as a finance executive, and she’s demonstrated her entrepreneurial abilities by launching a CFO practice in her previous role,” said Matt Goldstein, Managing Director, True Private Equity Practice. “She intimately understands the demands of the private equity world and the CFO role across industries. She will prove an incredibly valuable asset to our clients and to True Search.” 

Partner Molly Gonzales, Private Equity and Finance Practices

As CFO practice leader, Gonzales built senior finance teams across industries and asset classes with a focus on clients in the industrial, consumer, retail and business services sectors.

“True’s momentum in the Private Equity space and their historical strength in the functional CFO role made this an attractive place to put my experience to work,” said Gonzales. "I'm excited to partner with True to offer clients the highest level of service anywhere when it comes to vetting CFOs and the value they can offer to clients' investment theses and growth stories."

Previously, Gonzales was the CFO of a start-up mortgage investment platform, Marlin Mortgage Capital, where she partnered with sophisticated institutional investors to deploy capital in the mortgage servicing rights market. Gonzales also worked with the distressed credit team at Siguler Guff, and with Fortress Investment Group’s publicly traded REIT, New Residential Investment Corp (NYSE: RITM), and Fortress’s private MSR Funds. 


True, the first and most innovative global talent management platform in the tech ecosystem, offers unparalleled talent products and services. By leveraging our decades’ worth of proprietary data, market insights, and talent lifecycle expertise, client companies make high-impact talent decisions quickly, while professionals gain valuable career resources. True Platform’s brands include True Search (retained executive search), TrueBridge (advisory, interim, and fractional executive placement), Thrive (Talent CRM software), Search Essentials (tech-enabled hiring services), AboveBoard (inclusive executive career community), and Jopwell (leading diversity tech platform for early-mid career professionals). True also backs promising companies through its investment brands, True Equity and Vera Equity.

Sarah Mikhailova / VP, Communications