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The Northwest's Leading Retained Executive Search Firm
Average Time to Candidate is 37 days

250+ Clients Have Trusted Us With Their Key Hires
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An Executive Search Firm that Delivers

Clients hire us to help them "Find Greatness" and to deliver peace of mind when hiring a new executive.

37 Days

Our “Time to Candidate” metric tracks both quality and speed. On average, within 37 days we will present you with the candidate that is ultimately hired for the position.

Nationwide

We’re the leading executive retained search firm in Seattle and Portland and we have an impeccable record of sourcing great talent nationally. Relocation is an easier sell when you live here.

Proven

Since 2001, the top NW companies have looked to our executive recruiters in Seattle & Portland for help with their key hires. Over 90% of our executive search work comes from repeat business or referrals.

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As the leading retained executive search firm in Seattle & Portland, 250+ clients have trusted us with their most important positions. We can help you too.

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Meet the team

The team members that you speak with are actually the ones that do the work and represent your brand. We have all worked in-house and get it.

Our Process

Here's how we do the work that we do.

Strategy

We listen to understand your story, the role, and key outcomes in order to target the ideal candidate. There is also no keyword search for culture fit. Our executive recruiters look beyond the resume to find the right match.

Storytelling

We take responsibility to represent your brand well in the marketplace. We help you stand out from the pack while ensuring a great candidate experience.

Results

We quickly deliver the right executive talent to help you win. Our talent delivers great results and we hope to earn the right to be your long-term trusted executive recruiting partner.

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