About Us

Morgan Samuels is a team of dynamic leaders from diverse backgrounds on a mission to place the best and brightest in industry-leading roles. We’re committed to revolutionizing the executive search industry by redefining how we approach talent acquisition. Rather than simply filling roles, our team works closely with our clients to pinpoint their specific needs and leverages our vast network to scour the entire talent market. Using our proprietary assessment tools, we deliver candidates who are both a great business and cultural fit for the organization. Our uniquely comprehensive process allows us to solve business problems that other recruiting firms won’t or can’t, delivering better, faster results while reducing risk.

Founded in 1969, Morgan Samuels began with a singular idea: to help people and organizations reach their greatest potential. Today, that vision has become our reality. We offer a broad spectrum of results-driven solutions that leverage human capital, transform businesses, and revolutionize executive search. Our team brings strategy, experience, expertise, and service to every client engagement, and we’re proud to be repeatedly recognized by Forbes, Hunt Scanlon, and multiple Business Journals as one of the top executive search firms in the nation.

At Morgan Samuels, we’re passionate about helping our clients achieve their goals by providing them with exceptional talent acquisition services. We believe that our commitment to delivering personalized solutions is what sets us apart from our competitors. Contact us today to learn how we can help your organization reach its full potential by placing the best and brightest in industry-leading roles.


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Morgan Samuels is not your average executive search firm. Our team, which is 56% diverse, is as varied as the clients we serve. We don’t just search for candidates; we partner with our clients to understand their unique needs and culture. By immersing ourselves in our clients’ organizations, we can determine the exact talent needed to define their future.

Solutions And Expertise

At Morgan Samuels, we’re not just in the business of filling roles – we’re in the business of placing exceptional talent into extraordinary positions. We believe that great leaders are the driving force behind transformative teams and revolutionary companies.

While other recruiting firms may focus solely on finding qualified candidates to check a box, we take a more comprehensive approach. Our team goes the extra mile (or miles, depending on where in the world your perfect fit might be) to track down diverse, top-tier talent that will not only meet but exceed your expectations.

We work closely with our clients to assess their unique needs and identify their most challenging business problems. This allows us to deliver a best-in-class leader who can address these issues and elevate their organization. At Morgan Samuels, we’re committed to finding the perfect fit for our clients – even if that means going above and beyond.

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News Briefings

Morgan Samuels Grows Search Staff

Morgan Samuels has expanded with the addition of Eric Tenety as a senior client partner based in New York. “We are thrilled to have Eric join our team,” said Bert Hensley, CEO. “His intense focus on execution excellence is a great fit for our firm. We are confident that he will help us to reduce our median cycle time

Morgan Samuels Appoints Practice Leader, Cybersecurity

Morgan Samuels has expanded with the addition of Jesse Annunziata as a new senior client partner and practice leader, cybersecurity. “We are thrilled to have Jesse Annunziata join our team as a senior client partner,” said Bert Hensley, CEO of the Los Angeles-based executive search firm. With his deep expertise in information and cybersecurity, he will play

Shifting Trends in Technology Recruitment

Executive recruiting is a critical aspect of any industry, and the tech sector is no exception. As the demand for talented leaders in the tech industry continues to grow, executive recruitment has become increasingly competitive and sophisticated. In recent years, big tech companies have dominated the executive recruitment scene, luring top talent with generous compensation

Morgan Samuels Appoints Chief Financial and Operations Officer

L.A.-based executive search firm Morgan Samuels has named Jarrod Gray as chief financial and operations officer. “We are delighted to have Jarrod on our team. His strong background in finance, human resources, and business development operations is in direct alignment with our growth strategy goals,” said Bert Hensley, CEO of Morgan Samuels. “He is a world class leader, and

Press Releases

Morgan Samuels Company Welcomes Jesse Annunziata as Senior Client Partner and Practice Leader, Cybersecurity, Strengthening Expertise in Cybersecurity Talent Acquisition

NEW YORK, July 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Morgan Samuels Company, a renowned executive recruitment firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Jesse Annunziata as a new Senior Client Partner and Practice Security Leader, Cybersecurity. With over 14 years of experience in recruiting top talent in information and cybersecurity, Jesse brings a wealth of expertise and a proven track record

Tom Dunn Joins Morgan Samuels as Principal, Strengthening Executive Recruitment Expertise

PHILADELPHIA, June 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Morgan Samuels, a premier retained executive search firm, welcomes Tom Dunn as Principal, expanding the firm’s talent acquisition and executive recruitment capabilities. Tom Dunn joins Morgan Samuels from N2Growth, where he served as Senior Director for nearly two years, contributing significantly to the company’s growth and success. With extensive experience at N2Growth as a Senior

Warren Paving Announces Matthew P. Manning as New CFO Placement

HATTIESBURG, Miss., June 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Warren Paving, a leading paving, aggregate and transportation company, has announced the appointment of Matthew P. Manning as its new Chief Financial Officer. The executive recruitment firm Morgan Samuels placed Mr. Manning in this crucial role after a comprehensive search. Mr. Manning brings over 20 years of finance and operations experience to

Darin DeWitt joins Morgan Samuels as Senior Client Partner

Los Angeles, Aug. 5, 2022 – Morgan Samuels, a leading retained executive search firm, today announced that Darin DeWitt has joined the firm as Senior Client Partner, leading the Healthcare and Life Sciences practice, in Los Angeles. Darin joins Morgan Samuels from Odgers Berndtson, where he led the firm’s Healthcare Services practice and was a

Morgan Samuels Company Recognized as a Top Executive Recruiting Firm

(May 7, 2021) Morgan Samuels, a leading executive search firm, announced today that it has been recognized for superior leadership in the industry. The firm has ranked on Forbes’ prestigious list of “America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms 2021”, Hunt Scanlon’s 2021 list of “Top 50 Recruiters”, and Nashville Business Journal’s list of “Top 10 Recruiting