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“When I reached out to Pearson Partners, Renee Arrington and Lisa Thompson were in my office within 48 hours. It was unbelievable. They put my mind at ease about what the process would look like. They were in constant...
Jan Edgar Langbein, Chief Executive OfficerGenesis Women's Shelter and Support
“Stephen was responsive and focused. He clearly took the search personally; he was more than just ‘doing the job.’ He gave me advice, kept me up to date and guided me through the search.
Gary Swidler, CFOMatch Group
“The team at Pearson Partners made a commitment to understand our firm’s strategy and culture, long before any specific assignment presented itself,” the CEO says. “We were impressed by their commitment to forging and investing in a long-term relationship,...
CEO, Private Equity FirmPrivate Equity Portfolio Company
“The process was very, very thorough. Although I was eager to jump right into the role, I appreciated that the Pearson team was being very thorough, sourcing all of the candidates that would be a potential fit and not...
Mark Taylor, Chief Executive OfficerSociety for Information Management (SIM)
“We couldn't be happier. Pearson Partners was very responsive. I am one of the most critical people you’ll find, but they were truly a pleasure to work with. We found them to be very good partners and would enjoy...
Pat Barth, SVPLone Star Steakhouse
"Going into the second interview, I asked Pearson Partners for coaching and got some really good insight and valuable feedback. As an executive search firm, they know how to treat you."
Nicole Fontayne-Bárdowell, EVP AdministrationDallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
“Pearson Partners was incredibly well prepared for our initial meetings,” said Bowe. “The work they did even before they had the search showed us how hard they would work right out of the gate to find our new CEO....
David Bowe, Board MemberDallas Lighthouse for the Blind
"Pearson Partners kept to the schedule, which was aggressive. Communications were very direct, and they worked closely with our operating partners throughout the process, which didn't require me to get involved until we were down to four final candidates....
Chip Hornsby, CEOMorrison Supply
"Pearson Partners was very effective at giving us the best of the best. They gave us good insight into the candidates they presented to us, and we had conversations about them so that we didn't have to interview 20...
Chris Burt, SVP HRLSG Sky Chefs
“Pearson Partners did an excellent job, and I would use them again,” Wallander says. “They were a pleasure to work with and a great partner to me, and made it easy to focus on my business responsibilities while ensuring...
Angie Wallander, EVP & CAOReddy Ice
“We expected a diverse group of candidates, and that they be totally and thoroughly screened, and they were,” Hawkins says. “It was very clear that Pearson Partners spent a lot of time and effort with each candidate, because the...
Diane Hawkins, Sr Director People & PerformanceMeeting Professionals International
"Keith and Lisa worked with us to assess individual pluses and minuses and provided a great deal of input and analysis of candidates. We have great peace of mind knowing that the process was consistent and fair and we...
Jesse Oliver, Deputy Executive DirectorDallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
“Pearson Partners really takes the time to get to know their candidates and the companies they work with. As a candidate, I felt very supported by Lisa and Renee, and I could feel they wanted to make sure I...
Maria MacMullin, Senior Director of Major GiftsGenesis Women's Shelter and Support
“Pearson Partners was terrific. I was absolutely convinced from the outset that Frank Morogiello truly wanted to create a successful outcome for all parties. He invested a lot of highly productive time and understood the business challenges we were...
Rob Gurney, Chief Executive Officeroneworld Global Alliance
"The search was flawless. There was a lot of pressure, timing was of the essence, and we had to find the absolute best candidate. I am a huge fan of Pearson Partners. They exceeded my expectations."
Anita Vanderveer, VP PeopleSonic Corporation
“I have been able to bring an outsider’s view and experience into an organization, and ultimately an industry, that is ready for a digital awakening. This role draws upon virtually every experience I have ever had, yet is radically...
Johnny Dranchak, VP Innovation & Digitaloneworld Global Alliance
"Pearson Partners stood out among the search firms we talked with. Renee showed the most ability to understand our needs and seemed most dedicated to crafting her approach to our needs. I think she very much understood the position...
Scott Karol, Board MemberCooperative Processing Resources
"Pearson Partners has very strong connections in the marketplace, providing personal networking with individuals that forge relationships with people who are transitioning, and I think that's extremely positive."
Rhonda MacAndrew, SVP HRGreyhound
"Pearson Partners understands the private equity business very well, and the cultural attributes that go hand-in-hand with that. They were in tune with our need for this person to both fit internally and interact positively with our portfolio companies....
Christopher Ray, Sr Mng PartnerNatural Gas Partners
"I realized I should probably start thinking about a potential career change. I had been friends with Stephen Konstans at Pearson Partners for many years, and an occasional source on his search projects. I met with him to...
Mark Layton, COOVideoPlus
"I have known Stephen Konstans for many years and have always respected his high integrity and people-centric approach to recruiting. Stephen’s superior professionalism, dedication and integrity are exceptional in the industry and reflect positively on the entire firm."
Sandy Martin, CAOMatch Group
"It was imperative to us that senior partners be the ones making the calls to these C-level executives. I like the fact that Keith Pearson and Renee Arrington were the ones doing the search and not passing it off...
Ralph Stow, Chairman of the BoardSTI International
“Renee and Lisa really took the time to seek our input. They both absolutely hit the nail on the head in terms of prioritizing the skills and traits we were looking for. I know that everybody involved in the...
Caren Shiozaki, Chairman of the BoardSociety for Information Management (SIM)
“The Pearson team was extremely responsive. They worked hard to understand what we needed in our HR department. Lisa and her team were always available and responsive, and they provided top candidates. They took the time to understand our...
C. Jedson Nau, SVP & General CounselThe Rosewood Corporation
"The best part of the partnership, for me as a business leader, is that Pearson Partners takes the time to understand our business goals, not just what we are trying to accomplish relative to recruitment needs."
Marvin Riley, PresidentFairbanks Morse Engine
"The search was an eye-opener for me. Before I engaged Pearson Partners, I had rarely seen someone with the combination of innovation, credentials and education that we were seeking.”
Mark Haney, SVPWellStar Health System