About Us

Kingsley Gate Partners is transforming executive search with the introduction of Synchronous Fit. This framework focuses on improving the Accuracy, Velocity, Transparency and Accountability of our executive searches. Every one of our consultants that serve your needs is an owner of the firm and, therefore, carries the responsibility of the brand on their shoulders. These experienced consultants utilize Synchronous Fit to fuse their credible expert insight with science and technology with one objective in mind–to ensure a lasting fit between you and our placed candidates.

How do we achieve this objective? We first apply the science to our client before we apply it on our candidates. Athena, an online structured interview, is coupled with an Attribute Selector Tool to assist our consultants to rate the candidates on the leadership attributes that you seek in your ideal candidate.

We ensure a lasting fit by arming our experienced search consultants around the world with state-of-the-art cloud based mobile tools. Our frameworks and technology are designed by renowned experts in their fields and are regularly updated to maintain cadence with technology developments. Our proprietary Search Management System–Galaxy–is a mobile-first system with data residing in the cloud.

As our client, you can stay in touch with us any time you want. We have made the weekly status call a redundant exercise by providing Live Status Reports on your mobile device 24X7 through ClientSuite. This interactive mobile portal permits you to check on the status of the search from your phone at anytime and anywhere.

All of the above result in dramatic improvement of these four factors – ACCURACY, VELOCITY, TRANSPARENCY & ACCOUNTABILITY.

What is Synchronous Fit?

Synchronous Fit® is a proprietary Kingsley Gate Partners® framework that results in a perfect fit between client and candidate. It complements the objectivity of an exclusive profiling and assessment process with the deep human insight of expert search consultants. We believe that it is unwise to measure the hand (the candidate) before measuring the glove (the client). The first step of Synchronous Fit® is the development of the Synchronous Fit Profile® Agreement.

A Synchronous Fit Profile® is created prior to the commencement of the search using simple-to-use proprietary tools that result in a template that details desired skills and attributes in the ideal candidate. A predetermined rating system is established through an iterative discovery process between the search consultant and the client. The Synchronous Fit Profile® is used to holistically measure the candidate’s likelihood to succeed in the role.

Using the predetermined rating system, our Synchronous Fit process uses our platforms and features infused with expert human insight to arrive at a score for each candidate called the Fit Quotient (FQ). This helps the client in stack ranking the candidates from a holistic point of view as opposed to being swayed by either a strong resume or a dynamic personality. A high FQ results in a lasting successful fit.

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Kingsley Gate Partners is comprised of actual shareholders of the firm who lead and execute searches across the globe. As our client, you can rest assured that your search is in the hands of leaders and owners who are accountable, and possess the authority to garner all necessary resources to ensure successful search completion. Kingsley Gate Partners® is not a firm that merely searches for your candidate. We are a firm that finds the one that will have a lasting fit with your organization.

Solutions And Expertise

Solutions
  • Board Services
  • Executive Search
Industries
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Aerospace/Defense
  • Asset Management
  • Biotechnology
  • Commercial Banking
  • Construction
  • Consumer
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Government
  • Healthcare Services
  • Hedge Funds
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Investment Banking
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Mobile
  • Non-Profit
  • Private Equity
  • Professional Services
  • Sovereign Wealth
  • Sports
  • Supply Chain
  • Technology
  • Transportation
  • Travel, Hosp. & Leisure
  • Venture Capital
  • Wealth Management
Functions
  • CEO/President
  • Finance/Accounting
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Marketing & Sales

News Briefings

Kingsley Gate Partners Adds Several Members of GattiHR

In a new partnership, private equity-backed Kingsley Gate Partners has added several key members of GattiHR, who will support the firm’s continued expansion across the human resources, industrial and supply chain sectors. These members include: J.L. Baker, senior partner; Michelle DesChenes, partner; Jeffrey Kartheiser, partner; and Bob Cwenar, vice president. “We’re excited to welcome the newest members of

Crescent Cove Advisors Takes Equity Stake in Kingsley Gate Partners

Kingsley Gate Partners has secured an investment from Crescent Cove Advisors, a multi-asset investment firm focused on technology investments. The equity partnership is expected to fuel the search firm’s growth through global expansion and accelerate a push into talent acquisition AI-enabled software. Umesh Ramakrishnan, one of Kingsley Gate Partners’ co-founders, has been named CEO. “First,

Private Equity Recruiting Takes Off in Hot Market for Talent

Private equity firms have been pulling strongly in a direction all their own, not only bucking the challenges impacting other businesses but clearly passing key inflection points for growth. According to Dominic Lévesque, president of Tatum: “We’re seeing huge reserves of dry powder on tap, and along with it, sky-high valuations. Small wonder, then, that

Kingsley Gate Partners Expands in London

Kingsley Gate Partners recently named Andy Davies as senior partner. He will be based in the firm’s London office. “We are thrilled to have Andy join our team,” said Nancy Albertini, senior partner at the search firm. “Our continued global growth into this key market strengthens our ability to deliver above and beyond the expectations

Press Releases

Ivan Lim Joins Kingsley Gate Partners as Senior Partner

Global Executive Search Firm Expands its Expertise in Life Sciences London – 1 August 2022 – Kingsley Gate, the leader in global executive search focused on building technologies to ensure you have better and faster search results through its proprietary framework, Synchronous Fit, today announced that Ivan Lim has joined the firm as Senior Partner. He

GattiHR Members join Kingsley Gate Partners

Tech Enabled Global Executive Search Firm Expands Its Human Resources, Industrial and Supply Chain footprint New York – August 10, 2022 – Kingsley Gate Partners, the private equity-backed global tech-enabled executive search firm that is in the midst of rapid worldwide expansion announced that several key members of GattiHR will be joining the firm. They will

Kingsley Gate strengthens its presence in the UK with David Molén as Partner

Global Executive Search Firm Deepens Presence in London London – 18 July 2022 – Kingsley Gate, the leader in global executive search focused on building technologies to ensure you have better and faster search results through its proprietary framework, Synchronous Fit, today announced that David Molén has joined the firm as Partner. He is based in

Kingsley Gate strengthens its presence in Spain with Julio Moreno as Senior Partner

The company, with a footprint in more than 30 countries, is a leader in technology solutions for executive search and talent management. Madrid – June 27, 2022 – Kingsley Gate Partners, one of the fastest growing firms in the executive search sector focused on developing transformational technologies to ensure more agile and accurate results through its

Alvaro Collas Joins Kingsley Gate Partners

Global Executive Search Firm Deepens Presence in Latin America. Dallas, Texas – 13 June 2022 – Kingsley Gate Partners, the leader in global executive search focused on building technologies to ensure you have better and faster search results through its proprietary framework, Synchronous Fit, today announced that Alvaro Collas has joined the firm as Senior Partner.

Multimedia

Webinars:
In the Spotlight with Ginny Mullins: A Conversation on the Evolving Human Capital Within Private Portfolio Companies
In the Spotlight: Luigi Maria Fierro on Reinventing HR with People Analytics
In the Spotlight with Mohith Mohan: A conversation on the Evolving GCC/GIC Trends in India
In The Spotlight with Sameer Tandon: A conversation on Agribusiness in India
In The Spotlight with Prashant Issar: A conversation on the trends, challenges, and talent in the restaurant sector of India
In The Spotlight with Antonio Marzia, VP General Manager EMEA & APAC, Topcon Positioning Group
In The Spotlight with Bill Bozeman, CEO and President, PSA Security
In The Spotlight with Sebastien Girard, SVP Workforce Operations at Atrium Health
In The Spotlight with George Arison on SPACs – The benefits of the Process and Why You Should Consider It
In the Spotlight with Quint Studer – A Conversation on mentorship
Women in Business: Diversity at the Top (in Spanish)
Women in Business – The Formula for Success (in Spanish)
Galaxy of Leaders – “The Accelerating Transformation of the Education Sector”
Galaxy of Leaders CEO Panel Discussion: The Legacy of COVID-19 – Best Practices to Emerge in the Post-COVID Era
Galaxy of Leaders CHRO Panel Discussion: Living with COVID-19. How to Manage Organizations and their HR Strategies through Crisis

Whitepapers and Perspectives:
Leading HR in Hypergrowth
How to…Help First-Time Non-Executive Directors be a Success in Their New Role
Chief Diversity Officer as the New Path to Chief HR Officer?
The New Face of Agribusiness
Four Tips for Recruiting in a Hot Market
Decoding the Talent Matrix with Dr. Antoine Yver
Women in Business – Executive Leaders in IberoAmerica
CHROs Take Center Stage – Redefining the New HR and People Leaders in a Post-Pandemic World
Virtual Care Revisited – The Rise of Telehealth in a Post-COVID World
Leadership in a Post-Pandemic World. What’s next?
Reimagining the Crisis as Leaders of 2020
Who Cares About Performance Evaluations?
COVID-19 Impact on Business Survey Results
Getting Personal with Healthcare via the Consumerization of Medical Devices
Is there a Place for Women in the World of Artificial Intelligence
COVID’s Impact on Cybersecurity Planning
How has COVID-19 affected D&I
Business & Leadership Transformation to Face the New Reality
Innovation that must grow – EdTech 2021