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TOP PICKS FOR PUBLIC AND PRIVATE MIDDLE MARKET COMPANIES WITH REVENUES BETWEEN $50 MILLION AND $3 BILLION

Cowen Partners | Executive Search + Consulting

Cowen Partners supports executive leaders in the pursuit of exceptional talent. Having seen every aspect of the hiring process as managers, business owners and executive leaders, we focus on delivering stand-out candidates for executive and leadership positions across the country.

No matter what industry you’re in, when we work for you, we focus on precision. This includes doing the quiet, behind-the-scenes work necessary to bring you the right mix of qualified candidates. Our laser focus is one of the main reasons clients call back when new positions open in their organizations.

Our model is built on due diligence, process, critical review, and teamwork. Working this way allows us to extend our reach across the country to connect experts with experts, and help shape the way companies and professionals grow.

To date, we have successfully placed hundreds of candidates in industries such as technology, real estate, healthcare, logistics, media and finance.

Website www.cowenpartners.com

Lucas Group

Lucas Group is North America’s premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior recruitment results. From small and mid-sized companies to Fortune 500 corporations, we assist Clients find transcendent, management talent; Candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and Associates find professional success.

Combining local knowledge with national reach, Lucas Group demonstrates both geographic breadth and industry depth. We provide trusted, consultative service by truly listening and responding to the needs of our clients and candidates. Our collaborative national practice groups are home to highly-skilled, dedicated recruiters, and we expertly deliver with speed, discretion, and long-term results.

Website www.lucasgroup.com


TOP PICKS FOR PUBLIC COMPANIES WITH REVENUES IN EXCESS OF $3 BILLION

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc.,

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc., (Nasdaq:HSII) serves the executive talent and leadership needs of the world’s top organizations as the premier provider of leadership consulting, culture shaping and senior-level executive search services.Heidrick & Struggles pioneered the profession of executive search more than 60 years ago. Today, the firm serves as a trusted advisor, providing integrated leadership solutions that transform leaders, teams and organizations.

Heidrick & Struggles experts operate from principal business centers in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information about Heidrick & Struggles, please visit www.heidrick.com. To learn more about our culture change business, visit www.senndelaney.com

Website www.heidrick.com

Korn Ferry

Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. We help clients synchronize strategy and talent to drive superior performance. We work with organizations to design their structures, roles, and responsibilities. We help them hire the right people to bring their strategy to life. And we advise them on how to reward, develop, and motivate their people. #BeMoreThan

Our 7,500 colleagues serve clients in more than 50 countries. We offer five core solutions.

  • Organizational Strategy
  • Assessment and Succession
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Leadership Development
  • Rewards and Benefits

Website www.kornferry.com

LARGEST EXECUTIVE SEARCH FIRMS NATIONALLY

1Korn Ferry Executive Search http://www.kornferry.com Los Angeles, California
2Heidrick & Struggles http://www.heidrick.com Chicago, Illinois
3Spencer Stuart http://www.spencerstuart.com Chicago, Illinois
4Robert Half Executive Search http://www.roberthalfes.comMenlo Park, California
5Russell Reynolds Associates http://www.russellreynolds.com New York City, New York
6Egon Zehnderhttp://www.egonzehnder.comZurich, Switzerland
7DHR International http://www.dhrinternational.comChicago, Illinois
8Boydenhttp://www.boyden.com Purchase, New York
9Management Recruiters International http://www.mrinetwork.comPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
10Stanton Chase http://www.stantonchase.comBaltimore, Maryland
11Lucas Group http://www.lucasgroup.com Atlanta, Georgia
12N2GROWTH http://www.n2growth.com Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
13Witt/Kieffer http://www.wittkieffer.com Oak Brook, Illinois
14Major, Lindsey & Africa http://www.mlaglobal.com Hanover, Maryland
15Signium International http://www.signium.com Chicago, Illinois
16Kaye/Bassman International http://www.kbic.com Plano, Texas
17Isaacson, Miller http://www.imsearch.comBoston, Massachusetts
18Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates http://www.storbeckpimentel.comMedia, Pennsylvania
19Cornerstone International Group

http://www.cornerstone-group.com Shanghai, China
20CSI Executive Search http://www.csi-executivesearch.com Austin, Texas

LARGEST STAFFING FIRMS

1Robert Half http://www.roberthalf.comMenlo Park, California
2Aerotekhttp://www.aerotek.comHanover, Maryland
3TEKsystems http://www.teksystems.comHanover, Maryland
4Randstad http://www.randstadusa.comDiemen, Netherlands
5Kforce http://www.kforce.com Tampa, Florida
6Brilliant http://www.brilliantfs.comChicago, Illinois
7PrideStaff http://www.pridestaff.com Fresno, California
8Advantage Resourcing North America http://www.advantageresourcing.comNorwood, Massachusetts
9Richard, Wayne & Roberts http://www.rwr.comHouston, Texas
10Lofton Staffing Services http://www.loftonstaffing.comBaton Rouge, Louisiana Houston, Texas
11Global Employment Solutions http://www.gesnetwork.comLittleton, Colorado
12Staffmark Holdings http://www.staffmark.comCincinnati, Ohio
13Aston Carter http://www.astoncarter.comHanover, Maryland
14PEAK Technical Staffing USA http://www.peaktechnical.com http://www.peaktechnical.comPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
15AccruePartners http://www.accruepartners.comCharlotte, North Carolina
16Bartech Group http://www.bartechgroup.comSouthfield, Michigan
17WinterWyman http://www.winterwyman.comWaltham, Massachusetts
18Planet Pharma http://www.planet-pharma.comNorthbrook, Illinois
19Addison Group

http://www.addisongroup.comChicago, Illinois
20MATRIX Resources http://www.matrixres.com Atlanta, Georgia

Executive recruiting firms are those that place executives in positions with at least $100,000 in annual pay, whereas staffing firms are those that place employees in roles with less than $100,000 in annual income.


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