July 28, 2020 – Chicago-headquartered 20/20 Foresight Executive Search has expanded with the addition of Alex Cox as managing director and head of its Dallas office. He brings more than 15 years of executive search experience in the placement of commercial real estate professionals, collaborating with mid-level to C-suite candidates primarily focused in investment, asset management, financing and capital markets roles.
“20/20 Foresight was founded on our firm’s industry knowledge, experience and expertise of real estate with many of our recruitment experts having spent time working in the field,” said Bob Cavoto, founder and managing principal of 20/20 Foresight. “The addition of Alex to our Dallas office is a major coup for our growing company thanks to his considerable background in hiring for the commercial real estate industry as well as his deep Texas roots and influential network.”
Mr. Cox earned his degree in accounting from Texas Tech University. His first role was with KPMG, where audited several commercial real estate companies before embarking on an entrepreneurial path that led him to recruiting. He founded his own commercial real estate-focused recruitment firm, EASTON | Executive Recruiting, in 2009. Over the course of his career, Mr. Cox has placed more than 500 professionals, from analysts to C-level executives. He has extensive experience covering all property types, asset classes and investment structures, with a core focus in the areas of acquisitions, development, asset management and capital markets.
“My career began by auditing commercial real estate companies, which organically led to an entrepreneurial career in recruiting for the industry,” said Mr. Cox. “I am excited to apply my unique skill set to 20/20 Foresight’s expanding recruiting initiatives, where the company’s proven proprietary process, industry-leading technology and dedicated and driven team are truly unparalleled.”
20/20 Foresight primarily serves companies involved in the real estate, financial services and service industries. It was established by Bob Cavoto in 1994 and now has more than 50 consultants serving a broad range of clients and recruit from mid-level management through to senior C-level executives. The firm has offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, Dallas, Atlanta, Miami, Boston, Washington D.C. and New York City.
20/20 Foresight is composed of 20/20 Real Estate, 20/20 Financial, 20/20 Industrial, 20/20 Consultants and 20/20 Private Equity. 20/20 Foresight has completed more than 1,500 searches for all levels of management.
20/20 Foresight Executive Search Appoints Managing Director in San Francisco
20/20 Foresight Executive Search has expanded with the addition of John Spitzler as managing director. He will head both 20/20 Foresight Executive Search and 20/20 Foresight Executive Marketing operations throughout California from his home base in San Francisco.
For over 20 years, Mr. Cavoto has completed in excess of 400 searches in the U.S. and worldwide. He has also established a worldwide reputation for career coaching and job finding for a discreet and select clientele of executives who need help in coaching and finding their next roles. For over 10 years, Mr. Cavoto has completed more than 200 coaching and job finding assignments for renowned executives in the real estate, financial and service industries.
20/20 Foresight recently expanded with the addition of Mitch Ornstein as managing director. Mr. Ornstein, who works from the firm’s Chicago office, brings more than 15 years of executive search experience in placing senior leaders across all functions to his new role. He will serve as 20/20 Foresight’s functional expert in the CFO suite.
“As recruitment continues to evolve in today’s rapidly transforming marketplace, 20/20 Foresight is staying true to our mission of hiring knowledgeable, passionate specialists who are also industry leaders,” said Robert Peck, managing director of 20/20 Foresight. “Mitch’s extensive experience leading successful teams as well as his financial acumen allow him to guide his clients to savvy hires that make a real difference in their highly targeted placements.”
Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media