Acertitude is the executive search firm on a mission to unleash human potential by placing brilliant people at work.
The firm is deeply committed to building partnerships with clients and driving an effective process to connect organizations with candidates who will thrive in the culture, perform at their best, and enable business transformations.
A firm with global reach, Acertitude serves the executive search market across the consumer, financial, healthcare + life sciences, industrial, private equity, professional services, technology, and nonprofit sectors.
A Common mindset
We have built our culture around ensuring that everyone in our company, from top to bottom, is aligned with our clients’ goals and working together to deliver a truly distinctive level of service. Our executive search consultants team offers a diverse range of talents and perspectives focused on this common mission.
From the start, we take the time to learn our clients’ stories, and to gain an insider perspective by immersing ourselves in their business and culture. Throughout the search process, our dedicated team works to uphold and elevate the client’s employment brand, and to advance candidates whose qualities align with the client’s unique cultural and organizational profile. At the same time, we develop close relationships with highly qualified candidates, offering the same level of attention and one-on-one care that we extend to organizations looking to make a strategic hire.
After carefully examining the executive search experience from our clients’ perspective, we identified ways to make their journey as seamless as possible. It starts with taking the time to really get to know our clients – and their individual makeup and expectations – so that we can help them achieve their strategic goals. Like our candidates, our clients are talented, successful professionals: the better we know them, the more effectively we can serve them.
Our emphasis on tracking and evaluating our candidates’ business impact continues after the hire. As part of our core service, we offer expanded services to support each new hire’s successful transition – monitoring and assessing their effectiveness to ensure that they are well integrated into the client’s company culture and workflow.
Wakefield, RI-based O’Neill Consulting has placed James Low as the new president for Rip Van Wafels, which makes popular snack wafels. Managing partner Kevin O’Neill and partner Doug Rosen led the assignment, working closely with company co-founders and co-CEOs Rip Pruisken and Marco De Leon. “Jim is a great commercial leader who shares Rip Van’s
Executive search firm Acertitude has recruited Chris Drumgoole as executive vice president and chief information officer for Tysons, VA-based DXC Technology. The search was led by Kevin O’Neill, founder and managing partner, supported by partner Geoffrey Votta. The assignment was completed in just 88 days. “Chris Drumgoole is an extraordinary technology executive and the DXC ecosystem is
Executive search firm Acertitude has recently expanded with the opening of a new office in Irvine, CA. This is the firm’s second office in California. Already fully operational, the Irvine team offers the same suite of executive search and leadership consulting services to existing and new clients along the Pacific coast. “We’re excited about Acertitude’s continued growth into
Executive search firm Acertitude recently recruited Bill Testa as chief financial officer and Jennifer Ferrang as chief revenue officer for the leadership team of Coriell Life Sciences, a leading provider of cost-effective healthcare solutions including genetic interpretation and reporting services. Co-founder and managing partner Rick DeRose and principal Jessica Tvelia spearheaded the searches. “Coriell Life Sciences is doing
NEW YORK (Mar. 21, 2019) — Acertitude, the executive search firm unleashing human potential, has recruited John Fitzgerald as chief financial officer of Mapp Digital US (“Mapp”), a badass digital marketing platform for companies that want to break away from the pack. The company is backed by global investment firm Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”). Fitzgerald steps
NEW YORK, NY, Jan 29, 2019 — Acertitude, the executive search firm unleashing human potential, has recruited Larry Brown as senior vice president and head of operations for Engage2Excel Group, a leading provider of consumer loyalty and employee engagement solutions in the HR industry. Engage2Excel Group is sponsored by private investment firm Comvest Partners, which acquired
NEW YORK, NY, Dec 4, 2018 — Acertitude, the executive search firm unleashing human potential globally, has recruited three new leaders for Dexter Axle (Dexter), a leading manufacturer of trailer axles, suspensions, and braking systems and a subsidiary of DexKo Global Inc. (DexKo). Ernest Carey joins as chief operating officer, John Economou as vice president of
NEW YORK, NY, Oct 16, 2018 — Acertitude, the executive search firm unleashing human potential globally, has recruited Bernard Chien as chief technology officer of Cota Healthcare, a real-world data and analytics company. Effective today, the addition of Chien expands the company’s capability to deliver enabling treatment insights that improve patient outcomes and reduce the total
NEW YORK, NY, Oct 3, 2018 — Acertitude, the executive search firm unleashing human potential globally, has recruited Craig Musgrove in to the new position of Chief Sales Officer and Satyaki Lodh as Chief Information Officer at Borden Dairy (“Borden”), a heritage American brand and leading U.S. dairy processer and distributor. The two new hires are the