About Us

The Newport Group is an executive search and consulting firm specializing in the recruitment and placement of senior and technical management positions within the Life Sciences, Food & Beverage, Real Estate Development, Construction, Environmental Engineering, Healthcare, Commercial Insurance, Information Technology and Security, and Energy industries.

Using a proprietary and proven recruiting methodology developed over decades of executive search and leadership experience, The SMART Search Process™, The Newport Group works closely with its clients to understand their business situations and ensure that the qualifications, goals and passions of its candidates result in successful, long lasting relationships for all parties involved.

Founded in 1995, The Newport Group is headquartered in Encinitas, California, and maintains offices in Orange County, California along with a midcontinent office in Dallas, Texas, serving clients and candidates throughout North America. Our team consists of professionals with significant expertise in recruiting talented personnel to meet clients’ specific needs, and all of our practice areas are staffed with individuals who have in-depth experience in their area of specialization.

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With an average tenure of fifteen years, our Executive Search Management Team consists of the very best Executive Recruiters in the business.

Made of seasoned recruiting professionals, passionate about providing exceptional executive search services, our leaders set a high standard at our firm, developing associates into world-class recruiters, and uniting remarkable talent with exceptional enterprises.

News Briefings

The Newport Group Appoints IT Practice Leader

Demand for top technology executives continues to gain momentum. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, CTO hiring is predicted to grow by 18 percent by 2022. This has led executive search firms to add recruiters that specialize in the evolving technology sector. Among the latest, The Newport Group, based in Encinitas, CA, has named Nicki

Newport Group Opens Office in Texas

Executive search and consulting firm The Newport Group has opened a new office in Wichita Falls, Texas. The location will serve to augment the recruiting and consulting efforts of the firm’s Texas operations, while providing additional resources to its offices across the country. Recently promoted vice president Brad Ellis will be charged with managing the day-to-day operations at

Newport Group Opens Office in Laguna Hills

Executive search and consulting firm The Newport Group has opened a new office in Laguna Hills, California. Managing the office is Newport’s executive vice president, Tom Chaparro, who joined the company as an executive search professional with 20 years’ experience in recruiting for the real estate and oil and gas industries, among others. Prior to joining