About Us

PierceGray is a specialized, retained executive search firm focused on building leadership teams in investor-back environments.  We are functionally-focused, hiring executives and building teams in the following disciplines: Operations and Supply Chain; Sales and Marketing; Finance and Transformation; and General Management. PierceGray’s clients include private equity firms and portfolio companies as well as publicly-held companies across North America.

Prior to joining PierceGray, our partners built and matured businesses in high-growth environments.  Our team combines both operations executives and recruiting professionals,  providing the right mix of management experience and search discipline.  Our approach identifies and attracts talented, passive candidates with the right DNA for investor-backed environments.  Our business has been operating since 2006, and we serve clients in nearly every industry sector in North America.


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The leaders of our firm have real world experience, from our industry experts who have built teams and held revenue and operating roles, to our search professionals with years of human capital expertise in growth environments. Our combined practitioner experience enables a different level of partnership with clients and informs everything from how we are organized, to the cadence of our projects, to how we approach service excellence and continuous improvement.

Solutions And Expertise

Our clients are focused on operational excellence, top line growth, and a strong C-suite. So are we. And because we were in operating and revenue leadership roles before becoming search professionals, we bring practitioner perspectives and responsive peer networks to the roles we now support. For our clients, this translates into speed and accuracy as we navigate known talent at highly respected companies. From insights on how industry trends are affecting talent pools, to knowledge of which companies produce academy talent, to role-specific assessment methodologies, our functional and industry practice areas enable us to find the best leaders.

  • Executive Search
  • Recruitment Research
  • Team Builds
  • Accounting/Audit
  • Aerospace/Defense
  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemicals
  • Cloud Based
  • Construction
  • Consulting
  • Consumer
  • Consumer Products
  • Consumer Services
  • Energy
  • Engineering & Archit.
  • Healthcare Services
  • High Tech
  • Industrial Products
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Luxury
  • Manufacturing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Medical
  • Medical Devices
  • Natural Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Private Equity
  • Restaurants
  • Retail
  • Software
  • Supply Chain
  • Transportation
  • Travel, Hosp. & Leisure
  • Utilities
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Research & Develop.
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

PierceGray Seeking Chief Marketing Officer for Blue Ridge Global

As business becomes more global and complex, and power shifts from producers of goods and services to consumers, the chief marketing officer’s job of planning and coordinating marketing activities has become more challenging — and much more influential. PierceGray is currently seeking a new chief marketing officer for Blue Ridge Global. In August of 2022, Jeff

10 Penetrating Questions to Ask Your Search Firm

How do you size up an executive search firm’s true capabilities? In the age of COVID-19 it is an important consideration. To get you started, Odgers Berndtson has offered up 10 questions to help judge if you have the right recruiter on your side or if it’s time to start a search of your own.