Meet the R&P Group Leadership Team


Ned Horsted

Vice President, FinTech Recruiting

Ned Horsted is a native of Sioux Falls and has been an Executive Recruiter with R&P Group for over five years. Ned leads the FinTech Recruiting Practice and is one of the leaders in the Sales and Relationship Management Practice. A diverse array of clients have benefited from Ned's ability to identify, attract, evaluate and help clients evaluate and hire the right people for their team. Whether you need someone to be your first Sales Person who will Sell for you then build your Sales Team as your Chief Revenue Officer, or an Individual Contributor who knows your open territory, product, and type of client, Ned can help.

Ned is a true hunter himself. You will benefit from Ned's ability and desire to make many calls to sell your job, your company, and you as the manager. He will speak with both people he knows and with whom he has spoken previously as well as cold call people based on the work of the R&P Group Research Team assigned to help fill your job. If you want to work with someone who will enjoy learning as much about your company and your job as possible and who will work closely with you throughout your search, Ned Horsted and R&P Group are your proven choice. As your Principal Consultant, Ned will be your Sales Executive for this job and your company, and will capture the interest of your ideal candidates. Along the way you can trust him to treat people right on your behalf which preserves and enhances your company’s reputation among potential candidates and their professional network. Your hire will be successful because you, your candidate, and your business partners will be happy.

Ned started his career in political campaign management where he enjoyed meeting and exceeding near impossible call and contact goals during campaigns as well as managing volunteers and teaching and learning from the other staff and volunteers. Ned is a dedicated husband and proud father of a 1 year old son, an aquaponics farmer and free range egg producer with his next goal to build a 100% off-grid greenhouse. He is a fisher of the elusive walleye, BBQ aficionado, and he is still trying to figure out the chicken-or-egg dilemma.

Some of Ned’s recent placements include:
•  Top US Card Brand - Mobile Merchant Processing Account Manager to lead business development and manage relationships with top mobile, digital, and integrated payments technology partners
•  FinTech Prepaid Senior Account Director – Gig Economy Payroll Card Sales Executive to work in the On Demand Economy and be responsible for new Client Production and execution of the B2B sales strategy
•  Top 10 Bank – Commercial Card Sales Executive to hunt for and sell commercial card solutions to Fortune 500 clients
•  Bank SaaS Provider – Tier 1 bank Sales Executive to help banks offer services to help clients move money at the speed of light

All with a 100% Acceptance Rate in a world of 50% average Acceptance Success. All of the candidates (the #1, first choice candidates) to whom Ned offered jobs from our client companies accepted the job!

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R&P Group is an executive search firm specializing in credit card recruiting, commercial credit card recruiting, payment processing recruiting, fintech recruiting, card sales recruiting, and prepaid card recruiting. R&P Group's relationship-oriented approach, due diligence and personalized service have led to many long-term clients, both with employers and candidates. R&P Group is based in Sioux Falls, SD and has clients all over the United States.