About Us

ON Partners propels an organization’s mission by building C-level and board leadership teams. Founded in 2006 by like-minded consultants as a values-driven alternative to the global firms we were leaving behind, ON delivers a better executive search experience.

How? We bring values-based leadership to retained, executive search. Our business model empowers and incentivizes our consultants to be collaborative, transparent and accessible. These values are the lifeblood of our business and the glue of our partnerships.

Better experience. Better results. It’s that simple.

Named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms and to the Inc. 500/5000 Lists seven times, the firm is consistently ranked among the top 20 retained executive search firms in the U.S. For more information, visit www.onpartners.com.


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At ON Partners, we stand for a better executive search experience. After all, we know it’s not just about the results—it’s about meeting your expectations along the way. Our business model empowers and incentivizes our consultants to be collaborative, transparent and accessible. This allows them to make you the priority, focus on your mission and set you up for success from the beginning.

ON Partners builds unrivaled C-level and board leadership teams for organizations from public companies to growth equity. How? We bring values-based leadership to executive search. Driven by our core values, we propel your company’s mission, focus on quality over quantity and build true partnerships. It all adds up to an elevated experience with better results.

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  • Advisory Services
  • Board Services
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Search
  • Org. Chart Mapping
  • Aerospace/Defense
  • All Industries
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  • Chemicals
  • Clean Tech./Sustain.
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  • Healthcare Services
  • High Tech
  • Industrial
  • Internet
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Devices
  • Mobile
  • Non-Profit
  • Payments/Processes
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Private Equity
  • Professional Services
  • Software
  • Technology
  • Venture Capital
  • Advertising
  • All Functions
  • Board/Governance
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  • CEO/President
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  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Government
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Investor Relations
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

ON Partners Recruits CFO for ETQ

ON Partners’ Lenny Vairo recently helped recruit Risa Sparks as the new chief financial officer of ETQ, a provider of quality, EHS, and compliance management software in Burlington, MA. She succeeds Rick Russo who played a major role in the company’s private-equity backed growth, ultimately leading to ETQ’s acquisition by Hexagon AB last April. “I had

ON Partners Recruits CEO for New Wave Design and Verification

Baillie Parker of ON Partners recently assisted in the recruitment of Marti Nyman as the new president and CEO of New Wave Design and Verification LLC (New Wave DV), a provider of high-performance digital electronic interface solutions for defense, aerospace, and medical applications. Founder and acting CEO Josh Dirlam will step into the executive chairman role,

ON Partners Recruits Chief Services Officer for StarCompliance

ON Partners have helped to place Michael DiComes as the new chief services officer of StarCompliance. Partner Seth Harris led the assignment. “As we build on our reputation of best-in-class client service, matched with award-winning compliance solutions, it was imperative that we found the right client service executive to take the organization to the next level,” said Jennifer Sun,

ON Partners Recruits Chief Commercial Officer for JMA Wireless

Matt Mooney of ON Partners has recruited Neville Meijers as chief commercial officer of JMA Wireless, a global provider of wireless communications in Syracuse, NY. “There are few executives who understand the possibilities of private wireless like Neville,” said John Mezzalingua, CEO of JMA. “He is a proven leader in this space, with a rare combination of technical

Press Releases

ON Partners Appoints Ashley Estes as Partner

CLEVELAND — February 23, 2023 — ON Partners, a pure-play retained executive search firm building diverse C-level and board leadership teams, today announced the firm has brought Ashley Estes on board as senior partner to further expand its market growth in both PE-backed health and wellness, and TMT. “Ashley brings over 14 years of executive search experience to our team in

ON Partners Appoints Tindall Hein and Travis Rivers as Senior Partners

(February 02, 2023) – CLEVELAND – (BUSINESS WIRE) – ON Partners, a pure-play retained executive search firm building diverse C-level and board leadership teams, today announced it has promoted Tindall Hein to senior partner and brought Travis Rivers on board as a senior partner, continuing the firm’s growth and expansion across the private equity, technology and industrial sectors. Since joining ON

Kurt Preston Named Vice President of Sourcing for Sonos

(Sept. 10, 2021) Sonos, a sound experience company connecting millions of listeners all around the world, recently appointed Kurt Preston as the Vice President of Sourcing. Preston is a high-performing international procurement and operations professional with over 20 years of continuous global experience with industry-leading companies GE, Compaq, Dell, and Apple. Most recently, Preston served

Quantum Health Names Drew Domecq Chief Technology Officer

(Sept. 9, 2021) Quantum Health, the industry-leading healthcare navigation and care coordination company, announced that Drew Domecq has joined the company as its chief technology officer. The addition of Domecq to the company’s already deep technical bench underscores Quantum Health’s continued commitment to raising the bar on human-centered innovation and outcomes through its proprietary integration

Point of Rental Software Names Chase Kincaid SVP of Sales

(Sept. 7, 2021) Point of Rental Software is expanding its focus on strategic growth, adding Senior Vice President of Sales Chase Kincaid. “We want to play a role in developing the rental industry worldwide,” said Point of Rental CEO Wayne Harris. “Chase’s data and sales background in similar companies will help us grow across new frontiers in


ON Partners Experiences 89% Growth; Named to Inc. 5000 for the Eighth Time
An Evolved Opportunity Arises for Executive Moms Post-Pandemic
Part 02: Listening to the ON Community to Make Meaningful Diversity Progress in 2021
Ranked Top 4 Executive Search Firms in Atlanta
ON Continues to Recognize Diverse Leaders and Organizations Within Our Community
Ranked Top 15 Executive Search Firms in Minneapolis/St. Paul
VC, Private & Growth Equity: ON’s Successful Executive Placements in H1 2021
Sales & Marketing: ON’s Successful Executive Placements in H1 2021
Supply Chain and Operations: ON’s Successful Executive Placements in H1 2021
Finance & Accounting: ON’s Successful Executive Placements in H1 2021
Consumer: ON’s Successful Executive Placements in H1 2021
Life Sciences & Healthcare: ON’s Successful Executive Placements in H1 2021
What’s your job costing you? 2021 trends by Marc Gasperino
Top 4 trends for CFOs in 2021 – by Joe Olson
What’s Your Job Costing You? 2021 Trends by Marc Gasperino
Top Four CFO Trends in 2021 – Insights from Joe Olson, Partner at ON Partners
Top 10 Executive Jobs in 2021 — Executive Search Firm Forecast
What Will it Take to be a Successful CEO or Board Member in 2021?
C-Level Job Demand Surges in Second Half 2020: ON Partners Analysis
Gratitude to the ON Community of Leaders in 2020
Board Effectiveness Begins With Director Selection — Published in Board Leadership Journal
What I’ve Learned as a First-Time Board Member
8 Key Traits to Look For When Hiring a Turnaround CEO

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