About Us

True is a global platform centered on talent for high-growth tech and tech-enabled organizations. True’s products and services span the talent lifecycle including: search for executives and other strategic hires, technology, and leadership development.

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.

TECHNOLOGY

Thrive provides 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.

ASSESSMENT

A uniquely efficient approach to leadership assessment that utilizes the evaluation methods of elite military units. Synthesis  helps companies understand current leadership abilities and future potential for individuals, pairs, and teams.

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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

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

News Briefings

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

True Search Launches Edtech Practice 

Haddonfield, NJ-based executive recruitment firm True Search has 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 network of executives who understand what’s needed to keep edtech moving forward. From VC-backed start-ups to established organizations, True has

True Search Finds CEO for The Bouqs Company

Haddonfield, NJ-based executive recruitment firm True Search has placed the new chief executive officer of The Bouqs Company, a leading online floral retailer. Alejandro Bethlen brings over two decades of leadership and international experience in scaling global businesses for Fortune 100 companies including Amazon and Procter & Gamble to his new role. Mr. Bethlen will

True Expands Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice

Haddonfield, NJ-headquartered executive recruitment firm True has expanded with the addition of five consultants to its healthcare and life sciences practice throughout North American and in EMEA. Team additions include: Jim O’Sullivan, Stephanie Maistrellis, Sophia Mowla, Jacob Sack and Mariah Lang. “True growing presence in healthcare and life sciences is a natural progression for us given our deep experience in tech,” said

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