About Us

Blue Rock Search is a 100% minority/female-owned executive search firm. As a member of the SRA Network, we are also a Hunt Scanlon Top 10 global recruiting firm and a member of the Hunt Scanlon HR/Diversity Recruiting Power 65.We specialize in the targeted identification, assessment, and placement of executives across four (4) distinct practice areas – Human Resources, Franchising , Customer Experience, and Operational Excellence. Blue Rock’s processes, technology, tools, and search methodology are designed to flex to the unique needs of each of our highly valued clients.

Relationships, executive search expertise, and experience management are at the core of our success. Our founding partners are recognized thought leaders in their functional verticals and together have more than 75 years combined experience in their respective practice areas. While our primary goal is to assist our clients in attracting and hiring leaders that make a positive difference in organizational culture and business results, we believe it is also essential to provide clients/candidates with an exceptional experience.

If you are interested in building a relationship with a search partner that can help you find the people who will make a difference in your organization, you can connect with us at 941.952.955 / www.bluerocksearch.com.

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Blue Rock Search is an executive search firm specializing in the targeted identification, evaluation, and acquisition of high quality, passive, talent. Their systems, processes, and tools are designed to flex to the unique needs and expectations of any search and to fill critical roles quickly.

Solutions And Expertise

The Blue Rock Search Experience is a highly methodical and time-tested process grounded on continuous stakeholder engagement.

  • Executive Search
  • Interim
  • Recruitment Process Outsourcing
  • Recruitment Research
  • All Industries
  • BioTechnology
  • Consumer
  • Consumer Products
  • Consumer Services
  • Financial Services
  • Industrial
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Luxury
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Customer Experience
  • Customer Service
  • Franchising
  • Human Resources

News Briefings

The Search is On for Top HR Leaders and Diversity Chiefs as Pandemic Risks Subside

As the pandemic raged last spring, chief human resource leaders stepped up around the nation. Their task: to play a starring role in helping organizations navigate and fight through a challenge that has turned out to be far greater than the one faced during the Great Recession. A recent article in The Economist noted that

Looking into the HR Crystal Ball: 2021 Predictions

Human resource leaders occupy a unique role – their job is to size up talent, not just in one department, but across an entire organization. Seeing both reality and possibilities, HR executives help company leaders (and fellow employees) chart the best path forward often at moments of change, transition, or crisis. Blue Rock Search offers nine

Essential Leadership Skills for Challenging Times

As the economy continues its rapid transition toward automation, the customer experience field requires strong leadership to keep customers engaged. Soft skills, such as communication and emotional intelligence, will be the skills that set the best leaders apart from the mediocre, according to a new report by Christopher Rios of Blue Rock Search. According to Mr. Rios,

Creating a Company Culture to Boosts Creativity

High pressure work environments are the norm in many professions, especially in today’s times, as organizations push their employees to perform and produce. Although this strategy might be an effective short-term approach, it usually leads to a negative work culture and burnout among employees, according to a new report by Christopher Rios of Blue Rock Search.

Press Releases

Blue Rock Search, LLC Doubles Its Space

Sarasota, FL: April 28, 2021– Another milestone in the Blue Rock Search six year growth story. With employees in four states and offices in both Sarasota, Florida and Knoxville, Tennessee, in celebration of our 6thanniversary our multi-practice executive search firm has doubled its space at our Corporate headquarters office in Sarasota. “Our business is enjoying

Blue Rock Search Launches New Website

Sarasota, FL: April 21, 2021– Blue Rock Search is inviting visitors to explore their new website. The website was built to provide visitors with insight into our firm values, our team, our proven methodology, and our successes. The site includes the Blue Rock blog, offering a wide range of helpful information for both executives and candidates

Kim Adams Joins Papa John’s as the New Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

(Dec. 18, 2020) Blue Rock Search is proud to have partnered with Papa John’s to place Kim Adams as the organization’s new Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Founded in 1984, Papa John’s is one of the world’s largest franchise organizations, with over 5000 locations in 45 countries and territories. One of Papa John’s