About Us

Founded in 1985, Slayton Search Partners is a premier retained executive search firm dedicated to recruiting top executive talent to client companies throughout the globe. We know how important it is to find a partner who can understand your needs, recruit best-in-class talent, and counsel you toward a successful conclusion of the search process.

Built on strong principles of knowledge, integrity, communication and quality, we’ve evolved alongside an ever shifting business landscape, gaining insight and expertise while crafting a better search alternative.

Our way of Limit-Less® thinking and acting has made us one of the fastest-growing executive search firms in North America, building a distinguished roster of clients and attracting more of the top candidates sought after by top firms and organizations

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Our approach begins with the right people — people who consistently go beyond the acceptable to the exceptional.

Each executive search leader is a real expert in select, carefully chosen areas of practice expertise. We’re a team of ‘the best of the best’ —  people who know what it takes to carry out effective searches efficiently, professionally and effectively.

Solutions And Expertise

Attracting senior management talent in any industry can be challenging. Slayton’s exceptional consultants invest countless time and energy to build industry domain expertise and relationships with leaders in these verticals.

Solutions
  • Assessment
  • Data Analy./Mrkt. Intell.
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Leadership Develop.
  • Onboarding
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News Briefings

Slayton Search Partners Announces Promotion

Chicago-based executive search firm Slayton Search Partners has promoted Charles Southwick to the position of senior vice president and principal. He will be expanding his efforts, continuing to develop impactful client relationships and recruit key leaders in sectors such as food and beverage, manufacturing, retail, technology and more. “Through his ability to achieve tangible results for clients and

Slayton Search Partners Expands Financial Services Practice

Chicago-based executive search firm Slayton Search Partners has expanded with the addition of Stuart T. Smith as senior vice president and principal. He will be a key member of the financial services practice, supporting commercial banking, private banking, wealth management and real estate partners. “Stuart’s skill-set, work ethic and personality make him an excellent fit for our team,”

How CEOs Can Best Prepare to Leave the Top Post

The privileged position of a chief executive officer (CEO) brings many benefits and rewards. But it can also be isolating and intensely demanding. Research conducted by Heidrick & Struggles found that only 13 in every 1,000 CEOs of publicly listed companies move on to a comparable position. So where do they go — and how

The Best Ways to Foster a CEO / CHRO Relationship

The relationship between a CEO and CHRO is possibly the most unique in the corporate world. When fostered strategically, the dynamic between the person at the helm of the company and the head of HR can drive a business to greater heights. But a new report by John Doyle of Slayton Search Partners finds that