Onstott Group


Founded in 1987, The Onstott Group is a retained executive search firm with offices in the Greater Boston and New York Metro areas. The Onstott Group has a respected practice with services to technology, manufacturing, healthcare, consumer, business services, non-profit, higher education, venture capital, private equity and high growth companies. In most cases, recruitment and selection is conducted nationally to ensure that the most highly skilled candidates are identified. To extend its global search capabilities, the firm is a member of IMD International Search Group, an international network of search professionals with more than 40 offices in major markets and business centers throughout the world.

The Onstott Group is committed to our profession’s highest ethical standards, and is one of a select number of firms admitted to the Association of Executive Search Consultants.

Completed Searches


Onstott Group Finds New Leader for Plasan Carbon Composites

The Onstott Group has placed Bob Willig as president and CEO of Plasan Carbon Composites, a Walker, MI supplier of carbon parts to the automotive industry. Joe Onstott, founder and managing director of the Wellesley, MA-based executive recruitment firm, led the search. Also contributing were Scott Tucker, managing director, and Cullen Onstott, vice president. The

Why New Jobs Remain Hidden From Most Executives

Without question, significant numbers of executives feel that one of the biggest challenges to advancing their careers is simply being unaware of, or lacking accessibility to, job openings. The hidden job market, as some call it, is hardly a conscious effort on the part of recruiters to keep good talent in the dark. Instead, it

Onstott Group Keeps It a Family Affair With New Hire

Executive search firm The Onstott Group has named Cullen Onstott as a vice president. Mr. Onstott joined the firm several months ago and will be based in Houston. Prior to joining The Onstott Group, Mr. Onstott was an energy trader at DTE Energy Trading. Previously, he spent five years at Morgan Stanley in the firm’s institutional commodities division in

The Onstott Group Places CEO At Terma

Executive search firm The Onstott Group has recruited Steve Williams as president and chief executive officer of Terma North America. He succeeds Larry Hungerford, who will continue as a member of the board of directors. Joe Onstott, managing director, and principal Scott Tucker, led the assignment. Since the beginning of 2014, Mr. Williams has held the position of

The Onstott Group Assists A.I.M. Mutual Insurance In Board Search

Executive search firm The Onstott Group has assisted A.I.M. Mutual Insurance Companies in the recruitment of Leslie E. Greis to serve on the company’s board of directors. Joe Onstott, managing director, led the assignment. Ms. Greis is the founder and managing member of Perennial Capital Advisors, LLC, an investment firm specializing in evaluating and investing in private real estate strategies worldwide


The Onstott Group Places Director of Marketing for Aeryon Labs Inc.

WELLESLEY, MA, August 28, 2017 — The Onstott Group, a mid-sized retained executive search firm in the United States with global reach through IMD, announced today the placement of Brad Young as Director of Marketing for Aeryon Labs Inc. “Joe, Cullen, and the Onstott team did an outstanding job on this assignment. They conducted the search in

Boutique Executive Search Firm Joins The Onstott Group

WELLESLEY, MA, May 14, 2015 — The Onstott Group, a mid-sized retained executive search firm in the United States with global reach through IMD, announced today that Brian T. Kelley, Jr. has joined the firm to lead the Healthcare Practice. He also will maintain his consulting relationships with private equity and venture capital firms. “Brian’s extensive experience in