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

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 Co-Founder Ruben Moreno Featured on Hunt Scanlon Podcast

Sarasota, FL – Blue Rock Search is pleased to announce that Ruben Moreno, HR & Diversity and Higher Education Practice Leader, as well as founding partner of Blue Rock Search, has been featured on the “Talent Talks” podcast from Hunt Scanlon Media. On the May 8th episode, titled DEI and the Latinx Mosaic, Moreno joins Hunt Scanlon

Sanford Rose Associates Ranked #20 in America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms by Forbes

Sarasota, FL – Blue Rock Search is pleased to announce that Sanford Rose Associates has been ranked #20 on the Forbes listing of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms. Since 2018, Blue Rock Search has been part of the Sanford Rose Associates network. As a member of the SRA community, Blue Rock Search is part of a global consortium of 200+

Blue Rock Search Releases Total Rewards Audit

Sarasota, FL – Blue Rock Search is pleased to announce the release of “Developing a Best-in-Class Total Rewards Program: An Auditing Framework.” Designed with Total Rewards leaders in mind, Blue Rock’s Total Rewards Audit provides an overview for teams to evaluate and build their Total Rewards programs for maximum effectiveness and competitiveness in today’s labor market.

Blue Rock Search Announces the Release of the 2023 Human Resources Compensation Guide

Sarasota, FL – Blue Rock Search is pleased to announce the release of their 2023 Human Resources Compensation Guide. The 2023 Human Resources Compensation Guide includes coast-to-coast data for six different regions and 18 unique metropolitan areas. Use it to compare compensation between different titles, cities, regions, and revenue categories, while also getting insights into both median and recommended