Robert A. Foster


Foster & Associates is a retained executive search firm founded by Robert A. Foster, President. Bob has more than 20 years of executive search experience, working most recently as a Senior Partner with Korn/Ferry International, where he recruited chief executives as well as division, subsidiary, and functional executives.

His clients have included Fortune 500 and foreign-headquartered multinationals, as well as private equity and venture-backed companies, start-ups and turnarounds across a broad range of industries including Industrial, Financial Services, Business Services, and Consumer Products.

Bob spent eight years with the Management Consulting Division of Peat Marwick and two years with its spinoff, Executive Search operation before being recruited by Korn/Ferry in 1994. He was honored by Korn/Ferry as a first annual winner of its North American Quality Award. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Colgate University and a master of business administration degree from the University of Connecticut.

Bob is supported by key associates with substantial executive search experience in research, recruiting, consulting, and project administration. Together, they work closely with clients to ensure quality, thoroughness, and speed of performance.