About Us

Williams Executive Search, a prestigious Minneapolis headquartered retained executive search firm, has built a national reputation for its successful approach to recruitment. For more than 25 years, the firm has specialized in senior level search and selection of executives for companies ranging from pre-IPO to Fortune 500.

Williams Executive Search knows that an effective search can result in a competitive edge for your company. A successful search takes talent, speed, agility, and responsiveness. Locating exceptional candidates requires skill. Experienced, highly-qualified recruiting professionals can make all the difference by conducting the search that transforms your company.


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The professionals of Williams Executive Search bring a wealth of professional experience, commitment to excellence and passion for people to each client engagement. The team cohesively draws on their individual areas of expertise to successfully recruit the most qualified executives and to continuously surpass clients’ expectations. Their experience and commitment builds value for our clients every day.

Solutions And Expertise

Williams Executive Search has developed a comprehensive search methodology that is customized for each client. Throughout the entire process we manage all candidate communications and maintain regularly scheduled consultations with client stakeholders.

  • Board Services
  • Executive Search
  • Accounting/Audit
  • Agriculture
  • All Industries
  • Construction
  • Engineering & Archit.
  • Faith Based
  • Foundations
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Private Equity
  • Board/Governance
  • CEO/President
  • Finance/Accounting
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources

News Briefings

Layoffs Remain Elevated as Pandemic Persists Across U.S.

As COVID-19 cases continue to climb across the U.S., the Labor Department reported this morning that 1.2 million more Americans filed new claims for state unemployment benefits last week, the 20th week in a row that the figure has risen to well over one million. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had been looking for 1.42 million.