June 3, 2011 – Diversified Search Odgers Berndtson has announced that Hodge Partners has become part of Diversified Search. Hodge Partners, a search firm specializing in senior executive and board level searches, is based in San Francisco and also has a presence in Atlanta. “Our firms are mirror images of each other in terms of mission, values, culture, and philosophy. This is an extremely important step for Diversified in terms of our strategic expansion in the U.S. as we are able to enter San Francisco and further expand our West Coast presence under the leadership of Jeff Hodge,” said Judith M. von Seldeneck, Diversified's founder, chairman & CEO. Diversified Search offers global search capabilities with industry specialization in consumer & industrial; education, not-for-profit, arts & culture; financial & professional services; healthcare & human services; private equity/venture capital; retail; life sciences; media & entertainment; and technology.