About Us

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 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

True Search Finds CEO for Everbridge

Executive recruitment firm True Search has placed David Meredith as chief executive officer and member of the board of directors of Everbridge Inc., a critical event application software company. Josh Withers, one of True’s founders, and Kelli Allen, partner, led the assignment. Mr. Meredith brings over 25 years of executive leadership experience across leading multi-billion-dollar

True Search Recruits CFO for Starry Inc.

CFOs continue to be in high demand. Finding them is keeping many of the nation’s top recruitment operations busier than ever. Recently, executive recruiter True Search placed former Assurant executive Gregg D. Bien as the new CFO of wireless technology company Starry Inc. Partners Rick Bank and Rick Faubert led the assignment. “Starry is in a period of explosive growth,”

Press Releases

True Talent Advisory Welcomes Seasoned Leader John Foster as Chief People Officer

PHILADELPHIA, PA, February 7, 2018 – True Talent Advisory, the global platform for innovative human capital products and services, announced the addition of John Foster as Chief People Officer. Prior to joining True Talent Advisory, John founded Gamut Labs to advise start-ups on talent and culture and to help them scale successfully. John has worked with dozens of innovative

True Growth Continues with Partner Additions

MENLO PARK, CA, September 15, 2016 — True, the fastest growing global executive search firm, has welcomed three new partners to a rapidly expanding team: Shella Abe and David Ives. Having spent the past 15 years in executive search, Shella Abe brings a depth of knowledge and expertise that will help build out True’s retail practice focusing on the fashion, beauty and

True Partners with Viseo, Summit Partners at Tech Talent After Work

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, September 8, 2016 — Global executive search firm True is proud to announce its partnership with Viseo in hosting its Tech Talent After Work event held Thursday, September 8, 2016, in Stockholm, Sweden. The Tech Talent After Work event featured Dayton Ogden from Summit Partners and Will Bruce from True, who brought together Founders, Talent Executives and investors of

SoCal Presence Strengthens with New Leadership

PHILADELPHIA, August 29, 2016 — True, the fastest growing global executive search firm, has strengthened its ability to service Southern California-based clients. Jasper Hopper has joined True to lead the company’s expansion in the region and build a new office in the area. Jasper Hopper brings 15 years of senior officer recruiting experience that mirrors the diversity of the SoCal tech landscape

True Continues to Lead Industry Growth

PHILADELPHIA, April 1, 2016 — Hunt Scanlon Media, an independent recruitment industry analyst, has released its list of North America’s Top 50 recruiters, naming True the fastest-growing global executive search firm. True ranks 12th in terms of North America total revenue and ranks first in percentage of revenue growth YOY for global firms. Last year True’s domestic business grew 48% while the firm’s