About Us

At Caldwell, they believe Talent Transforms. As a leading provider of executive talent, the firm enables clients to thrive and succeed by helping them identify, recruit and retain their best people.

The firm’s reputation–nearly 50 years in the making–has been built on transformative searches across functions and geographies at the very highest levels of management and operations. In addition to executive search, the firm leverages its skills and networks to also provide agile talent solutions in the form of flexible and on-demand advisory solutions for companies looking for support in strategy and operations.

At its root, its business is about people – specifically, its ability to connect clients with the right talent for their organization. They do this by using expert knowledge, experience, training and process to identify and assess and attract the best candidates in a way that benefits the reputation of clients and profession.

With offices and partners across North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, the firm is able to give clients market coverage and access to talent across the globe. This allows the firm to serve clients in a much more integrated way, with a seamless global team of professionals who have a similar focus on excellent client service and quality execution.

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At Caldwell, they have assembled an elite team of partners with hands-on experience and extensive industry knowledge across all major industries at the very highest levels of management and operations. Its search teams are successful in working across a broad range of sectors, from early-stage privately funded firms and foundations, to global organizations, institutions and all levels of government. They firm serves as consultants to clients on all matters pertaining to human capital needs, including succession planning, compensation assessment, recruitment strategies and competitive analyses.

In addition to executive search, the firm leverages skills and networks to also provide agile talent solutions in the form of flexible and on-demand advisory solutions for companies looking for support in strategy and operations.

Solutions And Expertise

At Caldwell, their reputation–nearly 50 years in the making–has been built on transformative searches across functions and geographies at the very highest levels of management and operations. In addition to executive search, the firm leverages its skills and networks to also provide agile talent solutions in the form of flexible and on-demand advisory solutions for companies looking for support in strategy and operations.

Solutions
  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Executive Search
  • Interim
  • Onboarding
  • Recruitment Research
  • Succession Planning
Functions

News Briefings

Caldwell Records 42 Percent Q3 Revenue Decline

Toronto-based Caldwell posted Q3 revenues of $11.5 million (Canadian), a 42 percent decrease from a year ago. Like many companies, the firm’s performance was impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic. “This is a challenging business environment for the executive search industry,” said John Wallace, chief executive officer. “Our third quarter revenue is down 42 percent over last

Caldwell Fills Key Posts for PE-Backed Episerver and Tricentis

Executive search firms have been stepping up their efforts to assist private equity-backed firms across the nation find top level talent, including chief people officers who are becoming central to organizations grappling with the human resource impact of COVID-19. Meanwhile, as businesses become more complex as a result of the ongoing pandemic, marketing activities are

Caldwell Assists CrossFirst Bank in CEO Search

Rich Perkey and Jeremy Zeman of Caldwell recently assisted CrossFirst Bankshares based in Leawood, KS in the placement of Mike Maddox as its new president and chief executive officer. His successor, George F. Jones, will continue to serve on the company’s board of directors through 2021 and will serve as vice chairman. “I am excited to welcome Mike

Caldwell Strengthens Insurance Practice

Toronto-based Caldwell announced a major enhancement to its recruiting capabilities in the insurance sector with the return of Peter Reed as managing partner of the firm’s insurance practice, and a member of the firm’s Stamford, Conn. and New York offices. “Peter has more than 25 years of experience leading board and C-suite searches across the insurance

Press Releases

Caldwell Places Sally King as COO of Patterson Belknap

Stamford, CT, January 21, 2020 – Caldwell is pleased to announce it has placed Sally King as Chief Operating Officer of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP. Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP is pleased to announce that Sally F. King has joined the Firm as Chief Operating Officer.  She will be joining the Firm’s team

Caldwell Places Paul Young as CFO at Liberty Bank

Greenwich, CT, January 21, 2020 – Caldwell is pleased to announce it has placed Paul Young as the new CFO of Liberty Bank, Connecticut’s oldest bank. Young comes to Liberty Bank with over 20 years in the financial services industry. He brings extensive experience from his past roles as CFO and Controller, and has a

Caldwell Recruits Geoff Danheiser Chief People Officer for DataCore Software

San Francisco, January 15, 2020 – Caldwell is pleased to announce it has placed Geoff Danheiser as chief people officer of DataCore Software. Mr. Danheiser is formerly Vice President, Human Resources, CoreSite About DataCore  DataCore Software delivers the industry’s most flexible, intelligent, and powerful software-defined storage solutions for block, file and object storage, helping more

Caldwell Recruits Rick Davis as COO at McGuireWoods

Stamford, January 10, 2020 – Caldwell is pleased to announce it has placed Rich Davis as COO of McGuireWoods LLP. Davis joins McGuireWoods from Navigant Consulting Inc., which provides specialized consulting, outsourcing and technology services primarily to clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. As a managing director with Navigant in New York,

Caldwell Recruits Charles Myslinsky as Chief Product Officer at OJO Labs

San Francisco, November 20, 2019 – Caldwell is pleased to announce it has placed Charles Myslinsky as Chief Product Officer at OJO Labs. Mr. Myslinsky was formerly Vice President, Product, Jet.com. About OJO Labs OJO Labs is on a mission to empower people to make better decisions through the fusion of machine and human intelligence. The company’s