About Us


What We Do

We are an Executive Search Firm with a niche in commercial finance.  We have been in business since 1990 and work with a variety of clientele.  We place Field Examiners, Loan Officers, Account Executives, Underwriters, New Business Officers and Presidents.  


Our Mission

We take the time to understand the needs of both the company and the candidate to create prosperous and fulfilling placements for both parties. That's our simple philosophy.


Making Connections

With over 13,000 finance professionals in our extensive database and more than 75 banks and commercial finance companies as clients, we have a long-standing history and understanding of making meaningful placements to achieve professional and personal goals. 

Our Team

Darin G. Kohler, Senior Managing Director

30 Years experience placing all level executives from Auditors to Presidents throughout North America and Europe. In 2014 Mr. Kohler assisted in a $25MM equity raise, which was levered 4 to 1 by a US Bank for a  small ticket commercial finance company start up. In mid 2015 Mr Kohler's introduction to one of the largest Asian Banks resulted in the purchase of  $3B+ portfolio, and the lift out of 12 professionals. Darin is a second generation recruiter. 

Contact Darin at 828.243.1669 or Darin@williamdunneagency.com

Jodie Toole, Managing Director

An exceptional senior executive recruiter who specializes in the commercial finance industry. She has been with The William Dunne Agency since 1997, her office is based in Chicago. She works nation-wide with banks, finance and alternative investment companies to assist them in building their professional teams with the best talent in asset-based, cash flow, mezzanine, healthcare, factoring and re-discount lending. 

Contact Jodie at 312.428.1229 or Jodie@williamdunneagency.com

Amy Jacques

As the treasurer and operations manager of The William Dunne Agency, Amy has been with the company since 1996. She has BA from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a MA from Columbia College. She is also on the faculty of Western Carolina University.