Rick Grehalva


Rich Grehalva serves as Chief Executive Officer of Wheless Partners, a full-service, global executive search and leadership consulting firm. He brings a unique point-of- view from the other side of the desk with over 25 years as a senior executive on a national and global level. Under his leadership, we continue to advance our simple, focused, yet highly effective approach. Cap the number of clients we engage to the top 3% in their industry segment, giving us access to 95% of the limited supply of top talent in their segment, using a proven proprietary executive selection process to ensure our clients increase their personal and professional brand equity moving mindshare, marketshare and ROI. Rich has been a catalyst behind the explosive growth of companies spanning the technology, outsourcing, healthcare and management consulting industries. He brings over 25 years’ experience helping dynamic companies develop the business strategy, marketing and consultative insights, performance metrics, and high performance teams and leaders required to achieve breakthrough results. Rich is a widely recognized trusted advisor across technology markets, with a proven ability to help attract top C-Suite and Board talent to high-growth companies.

Prior to joining our team, Rich served as Senior Vice President for Marketing and Strategic Consulting for MEDSEEK, a leading e-Health consultancy, and also as Corporate Senior Vice President for Superior Consultant Holdings Corporation, a leading provider of services to the healthcare industry. Earlier in his career, Rich served as Senior Vice President Global Sales & Marketing with Mahindra Satyam and also as Vice President and General Manager for Payer Systems with Computer Sciences Corporation. He is also a nationally recognized author and expert on consultative selling to move sales, marketing, product development, finance and human resources teams to peak performance. Rich’s book, Unleashing the Power of Consultative Selling, has become a must-read for graduate schools of management and growth-minded business executives focused on the complexities of selling into new markets and mastering change management. Rich is also a certified NLP practitioner and a certified trainer for accelerated behavior change to empower professional and organizational outcomes.