David Sheahan


David Sheahan works in DHR’s Private Equity practice. He is based in the Dallas office and holds almost 15 years’ experience in the human capital space primarily in executive search and talent advisory.

David has deep experience helping growth- and change-centric companies find, assess and develop executive talent from outside and inside their firms. He has led many prominent executive search and talent projects with notable companies ranging from Global 100 corporations to privately held enterprises.

Prior to joining DHR, David served as Managing Director at ZRG Partners where he was an executive search and talent consultant. Previously, he was with Korn Ferry for almost ten years as a talent consultant and regional leader in their talent advisory business based in their Dallas and Houston offices. David also worked for ExcellerateHRO, the human resources outsourcing business of EDS and Towers Perrin.

Before his career in human capital, David worked in information technology at CoreLogic including roles in marketing, data analytics and client management. He started his career in broadcast media and marketing communications. David received his B.A. in Communications from the University of Minnesota Duluth.

David lives in Dallas with his wife and two daughters. He is active in the community and is a member of the board of directors at Trinity River Mission, a local not-for-profit that provides education and development services to children and their families.

  • Board Services
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search