About Us

Blue Rock Search is an MBE Certified, minority-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 Higher Education. 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 50 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 / http://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
  • Higher Education
  • Industrial
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Luxury
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Customer Experience
  • Customer Service
  • Franchising
  • Higher Education
  • Human Resources

News Briefings

Blue Rock Search Recruits Global Head of Talent Acquisition for Cummins

Blue Rock Search has assisted in the recruitment of Basant Pandey as global head of talent acquisition for Cummins. “Blue Rock Search was pleased to partner with Cummins on their search for their global head of talent acquisition,” said Ruben Moreno, HR & diversity practice leader and founding partner at Blue Rock Search. “Remaining competitive in

Blue Rock Search Names Leader of Private Equity Practice

Blue Rock Search has appointed Joshua Jones as practice leader for the firm’s growing private equity practice. “Joshua’s invaluable contributions, deep understanding of executive search and private equity sectors, persistent pursuit of excellence, leadership skills, and robust client and candidate relationships, uniquely position him for success as our PE practice leader,” said Ruben Moreno, founder and

Leveraging AI for Executive Search Success

In today’s fast-paced business landscape, the role of executive search firms has never been more critical in helping organizations identify and recruit top-tier leadership talent. The demand for exceptional leaders who possess a unique blend of skills, experience, and cultural fit has intensified, prompting recruiters to explore innovative solutions to stay ahead of the competition.

The Evolution of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Executive Search

Over the past few years, every aspect of the business world has been touched by the growth of the diversity, equity, and inclusion field. As organizations attempt to move towards more expansive definitions of belonging and culture, finding the right leaders is critical for shaping the future, according to Ruben Moreno, HR practice lead for Blue

Press Releases

Blue Rock Search Announces the Release of the 2024 CX Compensation Guide

Sarasota, FL – Blue Rock Search is pleased to announce the release of its 2024 CX Compensation Guide. The 2024 CX Compensation Guide includes coast-to-coast data for 6 different regions and 18 unique metropolitan areas. Data allows the comparison of average salary levels between different titles, cities, regions, and company revenue categories, while also sharing insights into both

Matthew Ashabranner Joins PPG as Global Learning & Development Leader

Sarasota, FL – Blue Rock Search is pleased to have partnered with PPG to place Matthew Ashabranner as the company’s new Global Learning & Development Leader. PPG is a Fortune 200 company with 52,000 employees in more than 75 countries, serving customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. The company’s dedicated teams

Brad Guy Joins Shoreline Equity Partners as Human Capital Partner

Sarasota, FL – Blue Rock Search was pleased to have partnered with Shoreline Equity Partners to place Brad Guy as the firm’s new human capital partner. Shoreline Equity Partners is a lower middle market private equity firm focused on actively partnering with leading management teams to create “win-win” propositions for shareholders, employees, customers, vendors, and communities. With over

Basant Pandey Joins Cummins as Global Head of Talent Acquisition

Sarasota, FL – Blue Rock Search was pleased to have partnered with Cummins to place Basant Pandey as the company’s new global head of talent acquisition. Cummins, Inc. is a global power leader committed to powering a more prosperous world through three global corporate responsibility priorities: education, environment, and equality of opportunity. Its complementary business segments design, manufacture,