Board and C-Suite Executive Search and Assessment

Where do you want to take your company? We start by listening. Then we combine our deep business and functional knowledge to identify and assess the individuals who will make a difference for you and your company.

The Raines Difference

We provide clients with a consistently best-in-class experience because we are built differently. We’ve structured every stage of the Raines process for a revolutionary customer experience and a results-driven approach.


Of our candidate slates include diverse* candidates


Of our placements are diverse*


Maximum number of searches per Raines consultant, compared to 12-14 industry average


Minimum number of consultant advisors dedicated to each search

*Diversity in the above stats is defined as women or people of color


Pauly Rodney, Raines Senior Vice President and Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, has been named to the global board of directors for the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC), an international organization with 16,000+ members in 70+ countries.

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Aerospace and Defense

The Aerospace, Defense, and Government Services sectors face new challenges in the wake of innovative technology, disruptive new players, and the global pandemic. To be successful, organizations need leaders with the right experience, skills, and connections to stay ahead of the curve and drive change in this evolving landscape.
Our Aerospace, Defense & Gov Services Practice

The consumer experience today is rapidly evolving, and businesses need to be prepared to meet consumers anywhere and everywhere they are. Our Consumer practice works with executives who thrive on change and who are driven by a strong desire to deliver the best products and transformative consumer experiences.
Our Consumer Practice

Consolidation, increased regulations, continued uncertainty, and digital disruption have created an ever-changing landscape for Financial Services. The industry requires innovative and strategic leaders who possess the necessary edge and foresight to lead their organization through ambiguity.
Our Financial Services Practice

The healthcare industry is rapidly changing as new technologies emerge and policy evolves to serve changing demographics. Our Healthcare team understands the industry and how to navigate this landscape – whether you are a major pharmaceutical company, a health insurance provider, or a PE-backed healthcare startup.
Our Healthcare Practice

While the industrial sector has experienced widespread growth in recent years, the space is ripe for disruption. To set themselves up for success, organizations need leaders who spearhead change and embrace technology to navigate whatever challenges lay ahead.
Our Industrial Practice

The Digital Multiverse—Software/SaaS, Data/AI, VR/AR, Social Media, and the IoT—is powering innovation, forcing disruption in multiple sectors, and transforming the global economy. With many existing models being upended, businesses need agile leaders who can innovate, execute, and build dynamic cultures.
Our Innovation & Technology Practice

We help organizations and their portfolio companies find outstanding leaders who are ready for the fast-paced worlds of private equity and venture capital. Our Private Equity & Venture Capital team has the skills and experience to identify and place business leaders with incredible depth of knowledge and potential to take firms to the next level.
Our Private Equity & Venture Capital Practice
Board Room

Looking to amp up your business or organization? It all starts with the right Chief Executive Officer as the Difference Maker™ at the helm and an exceptional Board to deliver strong governance and guide long-term strategy.
Our CEO & Board Practice
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No matter what unique challenges an organization may face, executives always rely on financial leadership to improve the company’s fiscal health. Raines’ Financial Leaders practice knows how to identify and place the right leaders for sustainable long-term success.
Our Financial Leaders Practice

The Chief Human Resources Officer and other Human Resources leaders are essential drivers of company strategy, overseeing arguably the most valuable resource a company has – its people. Raines’ Human Resources Leaders practice identifies and places business partners who understand how to drive change through talent to achieve measurable results.
Our Human Resources Leaders Practice

The Chief Marketing Officer is also the “chief collaborator,” engaging with every function across the organization to ensure the brand is set up for success. Our Marketing & Commercial Excellence team has first-hand knowledge of the CMO role and can find that unique talent to take your business to the next level.
Our Marketing & Commercial Excellence Practice
Operational Excellence

The best operations executives combine strategic thinking and superior implementation skills to guide an organization to its most efficient and cost-effective state. At Raines, our Operational Excellence & Supply Chain practice can find the right leader to achieve the highest levels of operational performance for your organization.
Our Operational Excellence & Supply Chain Practice

Having the right leader for strategy teams makes all the difference in effecting real change. Raines’ Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions team works with executives who can expertly assess market conditions, develop smart plans, and build the proper foundation for ultimate success.
Our Strategy and M&A Practice

Invest in the Best Talent Possible, Make it Stick, and Keep it Growing

Finding the right person is just the first step. Ensure your leadership can thrive by creating and maintaining the right environment that allows them to be successful. Our team of consultants can help whether you need leadership assessment, senior team alignment, or DEI education.