Crenshaw is the market leader in premier level transition support for senior executives. Founded in 1982, we lead the field in career services. Our Clients are Directors, C-Level, division, and functional leaders. They represent a broad array of companies including public, private, private equity, and not-for-profit/public institutions.

We are proud to have more experience with customized, senior level transition support than any other firm in our sector. We deliver a premium level of service through an exceptional team focused on one thing:  the ultimate success of our Clients.

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We work as one team on all placements.

Among us, we have worked in a brokerage house, a boutique investment bank, a large institutional bank and a hedge fund. Combined, we have research, marketing and investment experience. The synergy of our talents creates a dynamic fit. By leveraging our individual experiences and skills, we challenge each other to think out of the box.

Our team approach provides both clients and candidates more than one point of contact, expert advice and carefully thought-out recommendations.

We have each lived the careers of both our candidates and our clients.

Solutions and Expertise

We have been staffing institutional, emerging and start-up funds for over 15 years and are among the first recruiters in the industry to serve this market.

Not only do we have a deep understanding of the strategies involved in developing, marketing and managing these funds, but we know the types of people who succeed in this business.

We understand that in looking for qualified candidates, intellectual horsepower, maturity and integrity also play into the mix.

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Crenshaw Associates Adds Former PE Veteran as Executive Advisor

New York City-headquartered executive leadership advisory firm Crenshaw Associates has expanded with the addition of Erica Meyers Rivera as managing partner and executive advisor. In her new position, she will help lead and guide the firm’s focus on strategic growth initiatives that expand its service offerings in private equity and global Fortune businesses. “Erica joins us

Key to Executive Success: Optimizing Integration and Early Engagement

In career transitions, there are clear “milestones that matter,” and none is more important or complex than an executive’s integration into a new company or tackling of a demanding new assignment, according to Crenshaw Associates. “The path to success requires executives to navigate unfamiliar corporate cultures and work with new colleagues,” said the firm’s executive chairman,

Leading Through Disruption and Uncertainty

George Floyd’s death and subsequent events are incredibly tragic and disturbing. Taken together with the impact of COVID-19, they have not only shaken the country but also disrupted business as usual. In recent discussions with directors, CEOs and other business leaders, Crenshaw Associates has found that companies have largely taken an aggressive approach to the

Crenshaw Associates Names Chief Commercial Officer

Executive search firms continue to look for more ways to drive growth — and manage it. To that end, New York City-based recruiting firm Crenshaw Associates has expanded with the addition of Margaret Gramann as chief commercial officer. Her addition will accelerate and support continued growth with technology-enabled capabilities and new service offerings targeted to leading public, private


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