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.

Solutions And Expertise

Solutions
  • Advisory Services
  • Board Services
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Search
  • Org. Chart Mapping
Industries
  • Aerospace/Defense
  • All Industries
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemicals
  • Clean Tech./Sustain.
  • Cloud Based
  • Consumer
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data & Analytics
  • Devices
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • 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
Functions
  • Advertising
  • All Functions
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • Customer Service
  • Data/Analytics
  • 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

The Hunt for Cyber Technology Leaders Heats Up as Risks Multiply

With technology has come the insatiable – and merciless – need for talent. Having the right leaders and teams in place is now more critical than ever. Cyber technology leaders appear in various forms: chief information security officer (CISO), chief information risk officer, chief security officer (CSO), VP information security, chief trust officer, chief information

The Evolving Private Equity Recruiting Market

Private equity firms have learned from the lessons of the global financial crisis of 2008-2009, in which the industry was widely seen as having missed a major opportunity to acquire assets at steep discounts. As a result, PE firms have been more active during the pandemic, determined not to miss the opportunity this time around.

Top Executive Jobs in High Demand for 2021

ON Partners’ annual list of the top executive jobs that are expected to be in demand in the coming year takes on a new twist for 2021. With COVID-19 having upended the business landscape, the search firm surveyed its consultants about the positions that will be critical to helping organizations survive and thrive as the nation

8 Key Traits to Look for When Hiring a Turnaround CEO

From a leadership and hiring standpoint, transforming businesses and driving change is no easy task. To accomplish the kind of sweeping, transformative change organizations often require, a ‘turnaround’ CEO is often required. In a new report from executive search firm ON Partners, partner Baillie Parker says that the ideal turnaround CEO candidate possesses a unique set of

Press Releases

SSB Names David Marr CEO

(Aug. 25, 2021) SSB, a leading data management, CRM, and analytics company serving higher education, collegiate athletics, professional sports, entertainment, and nonprofits, announced today the appointment of David Marr as Chief Executive Officer. He will replace Mike Banville, who has served in the role since 2018. A two-time President and C-level executive, Marr has an established track record in product

LRN Names Parijat Jauhari as Chief Product and Technology Officer

(Aug. 19, 2021) LRN Corporation, the leader in ethics and compliance solutions for global business, announces Parijat Jauhari joins as chief product and technology officer. “Given the global corporate regulatory environment, combined with demand by today’s workers for more ethical leadership and inclusive workplaces, there has never been a better moment in LRN’s history to

Viking Appoints Daniel Reed as Senior Vice President, Technology

(Aug. 18, 2021) Viking, a destination-focused and culturally enriching leader in river and small ship ocean cruising, has appointed Daniel Reed as Senior Vice President of Technology. Reed is responsible for delivering and architecting the global technology strategy overseeing all information technology including infrastructure, marketing technology, call center technology, custom-facing digital experiences, and customer insights.

Aspinity Expands Board of Directors with Appointment of Jonathan Ballon and Stephen DiFranco

(Aug. 18, 2021) Aspinity, the developer of analog machine learning (analogML™) chips that enable near-zero-power always-on sensing for battery-powered devices, has added two high-profile members to the company’s board of directors: Jonathan Ballon, former vice president and general manager, Edge AI and IoT, Intel Corporation, and Stephen DiFranco, whose senior leadership positions in semiconductors span

Benefitfocus Appoints Suzanne Leary as Chief Customer Officer

(Aug. 16, 2021) Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), an industry-leading benefits technology platform that simplifies benefits administration for employers, health plans and brokers, has announced the addition of Suzanne Leary as Chief Customer Officer. Leary’s team is the focal point for serving the needs of employers, health plans and brokers that rely on Benefitfocus’ solutions. Her

Multimedia

Blogs:
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

Best of 2020 Series:
Top 5 Articles of 2020
Best of 2020 – Sales & Marketing Success
Best of 2020 – Finance and Accounting Success
Best of 2020 – Life Sciences and Healthcare
Best of 2020 – Supply Chain and Operations

Videos

DEI Video Series Part 01: Marvin Boakye, Chief People & Diversity Officer at Papa John’s
DEI Video Series Part 02: Jignasha Amin Grooms, Executive Vice President, CHRO/Legal at Epicor
DEI Video Series Part 03: Christina C. Loh, Supply Chain Executive
DEI in the ON Community Series: Executive Influencers Weigh In On Their Progress
ON Partners - A Better Experience Starts Here
ON Partners - A Better Executive Search Experience Starts With ON
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