January 28, 2014 – RSR Partners, a corporate governance and executive search firm, has appointed Matrice Ellis-Kirk as managing director in the firm's board of directors practice. With more than 18 years of executive search experience, Ms. Ellis-Kirk will continue her work in the boardroom, focusing on governance and recruiting. Additionally, she will build a new presence for the firm in the Southwest region, opening an office in Dallas. She was previously a partner at Heidrick & Struggles. "We are extremely fortunate to welcome Matrice to our firm. Her wealth of senior-level board recruiting experience will make her not only a tremendous asset to our global client base, but also an instrumental advisor within our company,” said Barrett Stephens, CEO. RSR Partners is an executive, board, and leadership recruiting firm based in Greenwich, Conn. with additional offices in New York, Chicago, Cleveland, and Los Angeles.