About Us

Daversa Partners is Technology’s go-to specialty firm that builds the executive teams for growth and venture-backed companies. Their global footprint spans 2 continents and 8 offices, giving their high- performance teams visibility into the entirety of the market. Daversa is dedicated to developing meaningful relationships with entrepreneurs, executives, and investors across Consumer and Enterprise businesses.

Daversa Partners believes that the most successful companies achieve major breakthroughs by acquiring extraordinary talent. These people are hard to find and even harder to recruit, they are Material Impact Executives; they only recruit these people. This is what sets them apart…and this is what makes Daversa the search partner of choice.


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Daversa Partners is distinctly different – they embrace growth, learn from mistakes, and dare to make it better. This is why they are the Search Partner of choice. Their leadership them are specialists that think big, reach high, and always deliver. They value grit, integrity, humility – and above all embrace growth.

Daversa Partners is an ambitious, fast paced, multicultural group of headhunters who always puts people first. They are grounded in a strong set of values and take pride in the diversity of their employees.

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News Briefings

Entering the New Frontier in Executive Recruiting

The last 24 months have changed everything. For businesses. For leaders. For employees. For executive recruiters. Now, as the dust settles, one fact becomes clear: Power has shifted. From organizations to people. From profit to mutual prosperity. From ‘me’ to ‘we.’ According to a recent Korn Ferry report, employees are now starting to ask human

Advancing Black Leadership at the Board and Executive Level 

Black executives have largely not been afforded the same opportunities in tech start-ups and venture capital, according to Daversa Partners. To answer the call, the search firm has established Dreamscape to address the issue by focusing on industry-wide equity and transformation. By working in partnership with CEOs, founders and investors who are committed to making

Dreamscape Finds New Directors for Brex, Robinhood, and AppLovin Corp.

Daversa Partners’ Dreamscape business unit has recently helped to place Thasunda Brown Duckett of TIAA, Dara Treseder of Peloton, and Alyssa Harvey Dawson of Gusto to fill key director roles for Brex, Robinhood and Applovin Corp., respectively. Dreamscape, which was launched in November, is dedicated to advancing black representation on the boards and executive teams

Hunt Scanlon’s Top 10 Recruiting Stories of 2021

For the recruiting industry, 2021 was dominated by the pandemic and search sector consolidation. Mergers and acquisitions, in fact, made for some of our most highly read news stories. But it was also a year when so many world-class search assignments were handed out — and those mandates were answered with some of the best

Press Releases

Nicolette Stanise Named as Partner at Daversa Partners

June 22, 2021 – NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Daversa Partners, Technology’s premier executive search firm that builds the leadership teams for growth and venture-backed companies announced today that Nicolette Stanise has been named as the firm’s 14th Partner. Stanise has become a standout leader within the firm’s consumer practice and has spent the last decade building executive

Daversa Partners Celebrates Appointment of Katie Fischer to Managing Director as the Firm Now Has Largest Percentage of Women in Leadership Roles in Executive Search

April 16, 2021 – NEW YORK— Daversa Partners, Technology’s premier executive search firm that builds the leadership teams for growth and venture-backed companies announced today that Katie Fischer has been named Managing Director. This appointment further solidifies the company’s commitment to developing and recognizing extraordinary women at all levels across the firm and throughout the

Daversa Partners Names Frank Cumella as Newest Partner

April 5, 2021 – NEW YORK — Daversa Partners, Technology’s premier executive search firm that builds the leadership teams for growth and venture-backed companies has announced that Frank Cumella has been appointed to the firm’s Partnership. Cumella joins 13 other partners who have each spent an average of 15 years with the firm. Throughout his