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Relationships Matter

Without strong relationships, an executive search firm cannot bring big talent to the table.  Most executive search firms and most search consultants are focused on today and tomorrow, a focus that drives a transactional approach.  Real talent thinks long term and won’t suffer fools twice.


Founded in 1969, we know that a good today isn’t good enough.  The way we treat each executive today will influence our ability to recruit him or her tomorrow or in five years.  In 2015, 82% of our search assignments stemmed from repeat clients, with the balance coming from former candidates. Our consultative, patient, and understanding approach allows us to develop true relationships, which must extend beyond any single assignment.

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