Brad Bauer

Founding Partner

Brad has over 20 years’ experience in executive search and consulting. He is a human capital and talent acquisition expert with a global reputation for discretion, effectiveness, and excellence in executive search and assessment. He takes a customized approach to each search, considering all facets of his client’s needs to help forge superior leadership teams who, in turn, create sustainable, competitive advantages.

Throughout his search career, Brad has been a trusted partner and advisor to his clients; from the Fortune 500 to middle-market companies to emerging, well-funded startups. His expertise encompasses the fields of healthcare, financial services, the non-profit sector, professional services, technology development, as well as private equity, manufacturing and distribution.

He consults with CEOs, CHROs, investors, Boards, and other business leaders in solving a diverse array of talent management, leadership, M&A, recruitment, compensation, and succession issues. His commitment to excellence has been integral to the placement of C-Suite executive roles such as Chief Executive Officers, Presidents, Executive Directors, Chief Financial Officers, Executive Vice Presidents, Chief Information Officers, Chief Marketing Officers, Senior Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents, and National Directors.

Prior to Bauer Harris, Brad was a founding Partner of Randstad’s Tatum Executive Search practice and was the President and founder of the Bird Dog Recruiting, Inc. companies—Bird Dog Executive Search, BDR Healthcare, and Bird Dog Recruiting.

Professionally, Brad is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and personally, a member of the Knights of Columbus. Throughout his career, he has been involved with numerous organizations and charities, his favorite being the Massachusetts General Hospital for Children. Brad has a BS in Economics from St. Bonaventure University and an MS in Resource Economics from the University of New Hampshire.