Joe Onstott

Managing Director

Joe Onstott, who founded Onstott Group in 1987, brings a wealth experience in the technology sector. Joe is a critical advisor to many CEOs and Boards of Directors, assisting them in strategically building their companies. His search practice has focused on recruiting Board members, CEOs and executive teams for early stage, high growth, and turnaround businesses in enterprise software, communications, ecommerce, media, defense, security, and business services.

Prior to forming Onstott Group, Joe served as the Vice President in the Boston office of a major international search firm. Before entering the field of executive search, Joe was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Sherman Howe Computers, a leading regional computer dealer. During this time he also serviced on the Board of Directors of the Micro Computer Industry Association. Earlier, he held executive positions with Hendrix Technologies and Dest Corporation. Joe began his career with IBM in White Plains, New York. Prior to joining IBM Joe worked for the Denver Nuggets in professional basketball.

Joe is featured in The Career Makers: North America’s Top Executive Recruiters, published by Harper Collins Publishers, Inc. A former Board Member of the Association of Executive Search Consultants, Joe received AESC’s distinguished Eleanor H. Raynolds Award in 2014. Joe holds a Certificate from the Harvard Business School Owner/President Program, where he serves on the Alumni Association Board. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Midland University.