July 21, 2015 – Recruiting firm Foxhound Partners has added Heather Young to lead and build the organization’s executive search capabilities. As managing director, she will focus on building a full executive search practice, serving clients that engage with the company to fill critical C-suite, vice president, and board-level positions. Ms. Young joins Foxhound with more than 20 years of experience placing top tier executives within companies that dominate or are poised to redefine their segments. Throughout her career, she has completed hundreds of search assignments for clients ranging from venture or private equity-backed growth companies to the Fortune 1000.
Most recently, she founded and was CEO of SearchLogic LLC, a full-service recruiting firm focused on team build-outs within the IT and professional services industries. Prior to that, Ms. Young was partner and co-founder of Benchmark Executive Search.
“Heather will help us expand our work in executive search, making it a core competency of the company,” said Andy Misovec, president and CEO. “Her experience and reputation in the market is an incredible asset to the team as is her willingness to jump in and help us grow our business.”
“I am excited to be joining the Foxhound team,” said Ms. Young. “They have a great energy and focus on exceeding both customer and candidate expectations.”
Foxhound Partners is a technology leadership advisory firm offering executive search, permanent placement, and subcontracting solutions to commercial software product firms (start-ups, emerging growth-stage shops), management consulting firms, and government contractors. While based in the Washington, D.C. metro area, the firm also advises clients in San Francisco, Denver, Boston, and Chicago.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media