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.

We are a nationwide, retained executive search firm specializing in C-level and board placement in the technology, consumer, industrial, finance, life sciences, and energy sectors. The firm has been named to the Inc. 500/5000 Lists six times, was named to the Inc. 5000 Hall of Fame in 2018 and is consistently ranked among the top 20 retained executive search firms in the U.S.  Learn more at 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
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  • All Industries
  • Biotechnology
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  • Data & Analytics
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  • Energy
  • Financial Services
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  • 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
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • Customer Service
  • Data/Analytics
  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Government
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  • Information/Digital
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
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  • Legal/Compliance
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

Top Executive Jobs for 2020

ON Partners has unveiled its Top Jobs 2020 report, a bespoke list of C-suite and executive level jobs expected to be in demand in the coming year. Included are roles in the technology, consumer, life sciences, supply chain and industrial sectors. According to ON consultants nationwide who provided input for the Top Jobs list, the

ON Partners Recruits Controller and Chief Accounting Officer for Advance Auto Parts

Executive search firm ON Partners has placed Andrew Page as senior vice president, controller and chief accounting officer of Advance Auto Parts in Raleigh, NC. “I am extremely pleased to have Andrew join the Advance team,” said Jeff Shepherd, executive vice president and chief financial officer. “Andrew’s extensive and diverse finance-related experience combined with his business acumen

ON Partners Appoints Digital Practice Leader, Opens New York Office

Executive search firm ON Partners has expanded with the addition of Marc Gasperino as partner and leader of its digital practice. It has also opened a new office in New York. “Marc brings tremendous knowledge of the digital space, the way technology impacts new and transitioning markets and the talent those markets require,” said Tim Conti, co-founder and

ON Partners Recruits CEO for Inkling Systems

Executive search firm ON Partners has recruited Jeff Carr as the new CEO of Inkling Systems in San Francisco. He replaces Matt MacInnis, who co-founded the company in 2009 and has led it through progressive stages of growth and acquisition. Partner Jeff Hocking led the search assignment. “Inkling, which is backed by Marlin Equity, provides McDonald’s, Comcast, Wholefoods, Allstate and

Press Releases

ON Partners Announces Sponsorship of Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Awards

CLEVELAND, OH – November 1, 2019 – ON Partners, the experience-driven retained executive search firm, today announced the firm is a regional sponsor of the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Awards, which celebrates technological innovation, entrepreneurship and rapid growth in large, small, private and public companies across North America. Since 2018 ON Partners has sponsored The Technology

ON Partners Sees 48% Growth in 2019, Ranked Among Top 20 Executive Search Firms

August 15, 2019 – ON Partners, the experience-driven retained executive search firm, today announced the firm sustained significant growth over the past 12 months, with revenue up more than 48 percent over the same period in 2018. ON consultants also made over 50 C-level and board leadership placements in the first half of 2019, and

Executive Search Veteran Brings Decades of Board Experience to Growing Practice led by Shawn Oglesbee; Practice Continues to Build on CEO Search Foundation

CLEVELAND, OH – June 4, 2019 – ON Partners, a retained executive search firm serving the C-suite, senior executives and boards, today announced a partnership with Stephen Mader, who will serve the firm as strategic partner, board services development. Mader, whose notable career includes a decade as North America board services practice leader at Korn