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The True platform is a global suite of products and services driving the intelligence behind talent management.

True Search
Global recruitment for board members, c-suite executives, VPs, directors and other strategic talent. We focus on investment firms, their portfolio companies, and public companies seeking transformative growth.  True Search is also a founding partner of AboveBoard, a diversity-focused startup bringing unparalleled solutions to the critical need to bring more women and executives of color to leadership roles.

Collaborative, real-time talent relationship management software and information services for search firms, in-house recruiters, and VC/PE firms looking to make better hiring decisions.

A multi-layered approach to leadership assessment and development which combines the evaluation methods of elite military units, executive coaching techniques and agile methodology principles.


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True Search is a global retained executive search firm working with some of the most innovative technology companies and forward thinking investors in the world.

We combine deep experience with a transparent, data-driven approach to place world class board directors, C-suite and direct report executives for high growth tech companies, as well as proven investment professionals for venture capital and private equity firms.

The True Search team is a group of special people who are passionate about doing great work and delivering excellent service. Meet our team.

Solutions And Expertise

  • Consumer
  • Edtech
  • Enterprise
  • FinTech
  • Gaming/Media/Entertainment
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Security
  • Board/Governance
  • CEO/President
  • CISO
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Marketing & Sales
  • People & Talent

News Briefings

True Search Assists Naked Wines with CFO Search

Haddonfield, NJ-based executive recruitment firm True Search has assisted in the placement of Shawn Tabak as the new chief financial officer of wine subscription business Naked Wines in Napa, CA. He replaces James Crawford, who is moving to head the U.K. business as managing director. Rhoda Longhenry, Christina Trinh Nguyen, Sean Pacheco and Alan Cork led

True Search Launches Gaming, Media & Entertainment Practice

Haddonfield, NJ-based executive recruitment firm True Search has launched a new practice dedicated to the growing gaming, media and entertainment industry. “Our team’s deep heritage within the industry, coupled with our ability to find talent that enables growth in rapidly evolving creative sectors, made our global launch of the gaming, media and entertainment practice a natural next step,” said

AboveBoard Launched to Provide Recruiting Professionals With More Inclusive Pool of Candidates

Haddonfield, NJ-based executive recruitment firm True Search has launched a new executive hiring platform, AboveBoard. True co-founded AboveBoard with the goal of making executive search more accessible, efficient and equitable for its members and the companies who seek them. The diversity-focused startup says it will bring an innovative, transparent solution to the need to bring more women

True Search Launches Dedicated Private Equity Practice

Haddonfield, NJ-based executive recruitment firm True Search has expanded with a new official practice dedicated to private equity firms and their portfolio companies. True Search partner Conor Leamy will serve as the PE practice lead in North America. To ensure continued global connectivity, he will also work closely with London-based partner Cosmo Lush, who co-leads True’s international CEO and board

Press Releases

True Search Expands its Practice Portfolio with Launch of Official EdTech Practice

(July 16, 2020) True Search, the fastest growing executive search firm and 7th largest global executive search firm by revenue in North America, has officially launched an EdTech practice to support the rapidly evolving world of technology-supported education. Having worked with numerous global companies, True has developed deep experience in the space and a talent

True Search Continues to Serve the World’s Most Innovative Consumer Brands with Expanded Team

(July 8, 2020) True Search, the fastest growing executive search firm and 7th largest global executive search firm by revenue in North America, expands its Consumer Practice with the addition of two partners: Diane Lavietes, New York beauty, fashion and lifestyle expert, and Matt Skiba, former Head of Executive Recruiting at Snap. Operating globally from

True Continues to Outperform Executive Search Industry Growth Rate

(May 20, 2020) Global executive search firm True is now the 7th largest in North America by revenue according to Hunt Scanlon’s 2019 annual ranking of the industry. True is again the fastest organically growing firm among the top 10, having achieved 34% YOY growth. The firm accomplished this by earning greater market share and increased

True Search Named Top 10 Executive Search Firm and Named Fastest Growing

NEW YORK, May 22, 2019 —  True Search, a leading global search firm for executive, director and other strategic talent, has been named a top 10 executive search firm on the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Executive Search Review list. Ranked #8, True Search has established a reputation for its work with some of the most innovative companies, fast growing startups and

True Expands London Team with Veteran Private Equity search specialist

April 25, 2019, London, UK – True Search continues its strong growth in EMEA with the recent addition of Partner Cosmo Lush to the London office.  Cosmo was formerly Head of the Digital Practice at an executive search firm focused on the private equity industry, building boards and management teams for PE-backed portfolio companies. He brings more than