Washington Crossing Business Leader Brings Her U.S. Army Intelligence Skills to Global Executive Search Firm


Aileen Alexander, former U.S. Army Captain from Washington Crossing
Image via Diversified Search Group at the Philadelphia Business Journal.
Aileen Alexander, now with Diversified Search Group in Philadelphia.

Aileen Alexander, former U.S. Army Captain from Washington Crossing, has joined Diversified Search Group, a Philadelphia-based executive placement firm. She fills a newly created position as vice chair and leader of the corporate global practice, reports Jeff Blumenthal for the Philadelphia Business Journal. 

Judith M. von Seldeneck, Diversified Search founder/chairwoman, called Alexander an industry “superstar.” She continued: “Her background is so impressive. I am over the moon about her joining us.” 

After graduating from Villa Joseph Marie High School (1994) and Johns Hopkins University (1998) with a degree in political science, Alexander joined the U.S. Army. For four years, she was in the signal corps, where she became a Captain. 

“The Army does a lot to prepare you for leadership,” Alexander said. 

At Diversified Search, Alexander will work with numerous specialties: life sciences, energy, technology, financial services, private equity, consumer/retail, supply chain, industrial and sports media/entertainment. 

Von Seldeneck said expanding the senior management team was necessary. She plans for Diversified Search to get back into the acquisition market after its COVID-19 hiatus.  

She also recognizes that Alexander’s appointment aligns well with Diversified Search’s corporate culture. 

“Everyone is looking for diversity, and we are known for that,” she said. 

More on Aileen Alexander is at the Philadelphia Business Journal

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