About Us

Leadership. Impact.

Agility Executive Search is a boutique executive search firm specializing in senior level and board searches. Founded in 2008, they are fanatic about quality, creativity, diversity and of course, being agile.

Its clients are significant private equity firms and other institutional investors as well as private and public companies. What brings the firm together is an appreciation of the value and impact that the right talent can bring to an organization and a commitment to a truly superior process to identify and recruit said talent.

The firm has conducted hundreds of board and executive searches and our process is superior by virtue of combining years working with and learning from the trailblazers of the industry with relentless focus and an attention to detail as well as a commitment to results. Its searches get completed in record time and with outstanding results. They do not believe in cookie-cutter solutions and are trying to decommoditize the search firm experience.

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Agility Executive Search sees it in hundreds of successful executive searches and board searches that have built and re-built boards ensuring the highest standards of corporate governance and stronger and more diverse leadership. Leaders with the capacity to take companies forward, successfully and confidently.

Throughout it all, the firm will keep raising that bar by refusing to ever play the pat or safe hand. Delivering boutique-like personal service with disciplined, comprehensive capacity and years of experience. And you should know that diversity always has been and continues to be a part of its DNA.

If you are a company that is new to executive search, they will take the time to guide and educate you step-by-step throughout the process with details, metrics and feedback to keep you informed, updated and comfortable. And if other recruiters leave you feeling they aren’t big enough for them, its pledge is to deliver the level of service and attention that you truly deserve.

Because your company deserves the very best.

And it’s the firm’s pledge, its promise, to find it for you.

That’s a promise they’ll keep.

Solutions And Expertise

The firm has conducted hundreds of board and executive searches and our process is superior by virtue of combining years working with and learning from the trailblazers of the industry with relentless focus and an attention to detail as well as a commitment to results.

Its searches get completed in record time and with outstanding results. They do not believe in cookie-cutter solutions and are trying to decommoditize the search firm experience.

News Briefings

Why Finding Diverse Talent Remains a Challenge

Companies recognize the advantages and benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce, but struggle to tap adequate sources of talent. Sixty-three percent of senior executives say diversity and inclusion is either very important or extremely important, yet this same majority report that their workforces have average or below average diversity representation, according to a survey

Diversity Recruiting: Supply, Demand and the Matchmaking Process

Diverse boards make better decisions and lead to improved company performance. Yet despite the research, validation and prodding by institutional investors and state and city government as well as all types of social and non-profit organizations, a revealing 1,805 companies out of 3,192 (companies from the Fortune 1000 and Russell 3000) in a gender diversity

What to Really Consider When Hiring a Search Firm
Hiring Search Firm

Organizations justifiably take many criteria into account when considering partnering with an executive search firm. But which ones are the most important? A new report by Mitch Oakley, founder and CEO of search firm Charles Aris, lays out the questions to ask when selecting a recruiting firm for your next big assignment. Various studies have underscored

Unemployment Rate Remains at 18-Year Low

Employers added 103,000 jobs last month as the U.S. unemployment rate remained at an 18-year low of 4.1 percent, according to the most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report. The March gain is the 90th consecutive month of job growth. The number of unemployed people dipped to 6.6 million. Analysts had expected the unemployment rate to drop to

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Board Talk: Episode 1 With Brenda Gaines
Board Talk: Episode 2 With Rakhi Kumar
Board Talk: Episode 3 With Holly Gregory
Board Talk: Episode 4 With Michelle Edkins
Board Talk: Episode 5 With Tim Smith
Board Talk: Episode 6 With Deb DeHaas

IN THE MEDIA

Board Diversity: What are you Waiting For?
The burden of proof has been met. Diverse boards make better decisions and lead to improved company performance. Yet despite the research, validation, prodding by institutional investors and state and city government as well…

Activist Directors — Investors Seek New Governance Oversight
Companies that perform sub-optimally may gain the attention of activist investors, who are seeking to reconstitute the current board with new, improved directors. The “activist directors” are put on the board by investors…

8 Ways To Make a Great First Impression During A Job Interview
Forming a first impression of someone takes seconds, and that can feel impossible to nail when you’re in a job interview. Luckily, most hiring managers take more time to form their opinion.

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