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

  • Advisory Services
  • Board Services
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Search
  • Org. Chart Mapping
  • 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
  • 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

ON Partners Recruits Chief Revenue Officer for Taos

Executive search firm ON Partners has placed Bob Laskey as chief revenue officer of IT services firm Taos. As chief revenue officer, Mr. Laskey will import best practices from a variety of large tech company experiences to help Taos scale to the next level of services and geographic expansion while maintaining the organization’s focus on attracting and retaining

ON Partners Records 32 Percent Revenue Increase

Executive search firm ON Partners has posted U.S. revenues of $14 million, an increase of 31.8 percent, for 2015. The firm now ranks as the 19th largest search firm in the Americas region, according to the latest statistics report released from Hunt Scanlon Media. ON Partners currently has 16 consultants working from offices in Atlanta, Baltimore / Washington, D.C., Boston, Cleveland, Dallas, Minneapolis,

ON Search Partners Recruits CFO for Tesla Motors

ON Search Partners has placed Jason Wheeler as chief financial officer of Tesla Motors. The search was led by partner Larry Ormsby. Mr. Wheeler previously served as vice president of finance at Google where he oversaw global financial operations for the company including FP&A, accounting, internal audit, treasury, tax and financial operations. He joined Google in 2002

ON Search Partners Adds Partner In Boston

ON Search Partners has added Leonard Vairo to its recently established Boston office as a partner. With 20 years of executive recruiting experience, Mr. Vairo’s practice focuses on the technology and business services industry across CEO, board of director and senior-level executive search assignments. He joins the firm from Russell Reynolds Associates where he was a partner for 10

Press Releases

Purple Appoints Former Walmart Exec as Chief of Staff, Office of the CEO

(Jan. 12, 2021) Purple Innovation, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPL) (“Purple”), the leader in comfort innovation and the creator of the renowned Purple® Mattress, appoints Anthony Carbone to Chief of Staff, Office of the CEO. Carbone is an entrepreneurial and innovative technology leader with a proven track record of achievement in corporate strategy, strategic planning, product management,

Agero Appoints Monique Bonner and Mark Benjamin to Advisory Board

(Jan. 11, 2021) Agero (formerly Cross Country Automotive Services), a $1B+ provider of next-gen driver assistance services, has appointed Monique Bonner and Mark Benjamin to the Agero Advisory Board. MONIQUE BONNER – AGERO ADVISORY BOARD Monique Bonner is a global marketing executive who is passionate about building brands, customer-centric marketing, driving strategic transformations, and motivating

Playvox Expands Executive Bench with New SVP Global Sales and VP of Finance

(Dec. 18, 2020) Playvox, the leading contact center SaaS provider of agent optimization software for quality assurance, performance management, coaching, learning, voice of the customer, and motivation today announced the addition of Chuck Krogman as senior vice president of global sales and Ana McCloud as vice president of finance. Chuck Krogman joins as senior vice

Kevin Wierenga Named New Vari Senior Vice President of Sales at Vari

(Dec. 18, 2020) Vari, a workspace innovation company, adds another experienced industry leader, Kevin Wierenga, to its lineup of executives. Kevin is an experienced and innovative leader with deep experience within the B2B and B2C business products industry. He joins Vari after several years of consulting on organic growth strategies, deployment, and asset optimization at

ON Partners Promotes Three Executive Search Consultants

(Dec. 2, 2020) December 2, 2020 – ON Partners, the experience-driven retained executive search firm, today announced the firm has promoted three of its consultants: Danny Bolger and Jake Espenlaub were named partners, and Tindall Sewell was named vice president. Together, the three consultants bring nearly 30 years of experience to ON Partners and have


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ON Continues to Recognize Diverse Leaders and Organizations Within Our Community
Ranked Top 15 Executive Search Firms in Minneapolis/St. Paul
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What’s Your Job Costing You? 2021 Trends by Marc Gasperino
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Top 10 Executive Jobs in 2021 — Executive Search Firm Forecast
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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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