Rhoda Longhenry
/    Partner, Head of Financial Officers Practice

Rhoda (Lau) Longhenry has over 18 years of executive search experience and leads the firm’s Financial Officers Practice.  She joined True from Heidrick & Struggles where she was Partner-in-Charge of its San Francisco office and a member of its Financial Officers Practice, Global Technology Services Practice and Private Equity and Venture Practice. Prior to her career in executive search, Rhoda was head of investor relations at DoveBid and an equity research analyst at Montgomery Securities and Merrill Lynch.

She works closely with leading venture capital and private equity firms including Andreessen Horowitz, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins, Bessemer Venture Partners, Greylock Partners, Accel Partners, NEA, and JMI. Clients include GitHub, Asana, Zenefits, PagerDuty, Datastax, Rent the Runway, Machine Zone, The Trade Desk, Cruise Automation, Grand Rounds, MasterClass, and General Assembly.

Rhoda holds a B.S. degree in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and is the mother of two young children, Storm and daughter, Breeze.

Well known and respected for placing CFOs for VC and PE backed companies nationwide across all industries, both enterprise and consumer
Spent 12 year at Heidrick & Struggles where she was Partner-In-Charge of its San Francisco office and was a core member of its Financial Officers Practice
Early career at Merrill Lynch and Montgomery Securities in equity research
Avid hiker, having climbed Mount Kilimanjaro (highest peak in Africa) and Toubkal (highest peak in North Africa)
Passionate about wine and food, and almost pursued a culinary career
Mother of two, named Storm and Breeze