Sanford Rose Associates Ranked #20 in America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms by Forbes

Sarasota, FL – Blue Rock Search is pleased to announce that Sanford Rose Associates has been ranked #20 on the Forbes listing of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms.

Since 2018, Blue Rock Search has been part of the Sanford Rose Associates network. As a member of the SRA community, Blue Rock Search is part of a global consortium of 200+ search firms from which they can access resources, professional search experts, and a network of consultative support for their clients. Sanford Rose Associates is ranked as the “10th Largest U.S. Search Firm,” by Executive Search Review.

Ruben Moreno, HR & Diversity Practice Leader and Founding Partner of Blue Rock Search, said, “As members of the SRA network, we know firsthand the value that the firm brings to its clients and associates. We couldn’t be more pleased to see our network and colleagues earning this recognition, and we look forward to providing continued excellent service to clients and candidates, supported by the resources shared among the SRA network.”

Nancy Estep-Critchett, Franchise Practice Leader and Founding Partner of Blue Rock Search, said, “Blue Rock Search is dedicated to offering the most up-to-date expertise, talent networks, and support to our clients. Being part of the Sanford Rose Associates network provides us with even more knowledge and resources to ensure our clients’ success. We’re proud to be part of this community and pleased that this extensive network of recruitment experts is getting this well-deserved recognition.”

About Blue Rock Search

Blue Rock Search ( is an MBE Certified, 100% minority/female-owned executive search firm specializing in the targeted identification, assessment, and placement of high-impact leaders for their clients. Their founding partners are respected, trusted thought leaders, collectively bringing over 75 years of direct, relevant search experience to their four dedicated practices: HR/Diversity, Franchise, Customer Experience, and Higher Education Executive Search. Blue Rock’s agile service delivery model is designed to flex to the unique needs and expectations of any search, and quickly fill critical roles. Blue Rock Search believes the starting point for a successful search is a strong client relationship built on their core values of trust, mutuality, and commitment—creating “Relationships Built to Last.”

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