Acertitude is a reimagined executive search firm and leadership consultancy committed to unleashing human potential.
We believe in the unstoppable power of brilliant people at work – their ability to reshape an entire business, to empower a whole team, to change their lives and the lives of the people they care about for good. So our focus is singular: finding the right individual, for the right role, at the right time to unleash change.
Specialized in board, c-level, and senior executive search, we serve as trusted advisors to top leaders across nine major sectors: business and professional services, consumer, energy, financial services, healthcare and life sciences, industrial, private equity, social impact, and technology.
Each business we work with we treat as our own, taking ‘extreme ownership’ over clients’ needs and seeking to understand everything about them. This closeness enables us to work seamlessly and quickly to deliver impact. Using tools, technology, and talent, we rigorously vet candidates to put forward only the people destined to make a difference.
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Our people are passionate about unleashing human potential. You can count on us to be your strategic problem solvers and solve your toughest leadership challenges. Our team gets after it until your ambitions are unleashed.
Our sweet spot is solving leadership challenges to help you unleash your biggest ambitions.
Executive search firm Acertitude has recruited Jay Williams as the new CEO of Industrial Defender, a provider of OT cybersecurity technology in New York City. The search was led by Acertitude’s technology team and co-led by Rick DeRose, co-founder, managing partner, and leader of the technology practice, and Tim Cook, partner and leader of the firm’s cyber
Increasingly, organizations of all sizes are awakening to the perils posed by cyberattacks. For years, many groups tried to ignore the problem, dismissing cybersecurity as a concern only for the biggest, most high-profile entities, be they government or corporate. These days, more groups are coming to understand how ruinous such intrusions can be. A recent
Private equity firms have been pulling strongly in a direction all their own, not only bucking the challenges impacting other businesses but clearly passing key inflection points for growth. According to Dominic Lévesque, president of Tatum: “We’re seeing huge reserves of dry powder on tap, and along with it, sky-high valuations. Small wonder, then, that
Executive search firm Acertitude has appointed Ben Warner as vice president of talent. Based in Chicago, he reports to Guy Barnes, managing partner. “Ben’s role is a hugely important one for all of us within Acertitude,” Mr. Barnes said. “It represents a key investment in each one of us as we develop our job families and provide
(Oct. 29, 2021) Acertitude, the executive search firm committed to unleashing human potential, today announced two new principals, promoting Max Stubenvoll in its Consumer practice and hiring Heather Kivett in its Industrial practice. These strategic additions come as the Consumer and Industrial practices continue to grow by double digits, experiencing a 48 percent uptick in
(Sept. 23, 2021) Acertitude, the executive search firm committed to unleashing human potential, announced today that Rose Boynton, CPA, is promoted to vice president of finance and corporate controller, effective immediately. She will continue her role as chief financial officer of sister firm O’Neill Consulting (“OC”), an Acertitude company. As Acertitude’s finance leader, Rose will
(Aug. 17, 2021) Acertitude, the global executive search firm committed to unleashing human potential, is thrilled to announce its recognition on this year’s Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The ranking serves as the most thorough catalog of entrepreneurial-minded innovators, with Acertitude now joining the elite company of household
(July 19, 2021) Acertitude, the global executive search firm committed to unleashing human potential, announced two vice president promotions today, elevating functional leaders Suzanne Hebert to Vice President, Digital Transformation & Process Excellence, and Linnéa Jungnelius to Vice President, Marketing & Strategy. These strategic appointments will enable Acertitude to continue to scale and push the
(May 5, 2021) Acertitude, the executive search firm committed to unleashing human potential globally, is pleased to announce that Nate DaPore has been promoted to managing partner. “During the past few years, Nate has played a meaningful role in the success and growth of Acertitude — of particular note, standing up and leading a high-performing