Client Placement & News


Stephanie Choi – VP of Retail Customer Experience @ Uwajimaya

Our Herd Freed Hartz executive search team was honored to partner with Uwajimaya, on a nationwide retained search to find their new VP of Retail Customer Experience.With nearly 500 employees, Uwajimaya is one of the largest Asian grocery retailers in the Pacific Northwest. Since 1928, Uwajimaya has evolved beyond providing basic grocery staples and become…

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Rachael Moss – Chief People Officer @ Inventprise

Our Herd Freed Hartz executive search team was honored to partner with Inventprise, on a nationwide retained search to find their new Chief People Officer. Inventprise (IVT) was founded in 2012 by Dr. Subhash Kapre with the goal of improving global health. Their mission and focus is on developing efficacious, affordable vaccines for global populations…

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Brian Thomas – President & COO @ Patriot Erectors

Our Herd Freed Hartz executive search team was honored to partner with Patriot Erectors, on a nationwide retained search to find their new President & COO. Patriot Erectors is the premier steel fabrication & erection company in the fast-growing Central Texas region as well as operations in Dallas/Fort-Worth and Houston. They uniquely provide both steel…

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Heidi Daniel – Executive Director @ King County Library System (KCLS)

In 2023, our executive search team was honored to partner with King County Library System, on a nationwide retained search to find their new Executive Director. The King County Library System (KCLS) envisions a world where knowledge allows diverse communities to prosper and grow. To support this vision, KCLS creates opportunities through meaningful connections as…

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Darcy Engle – VP Sales @ First Choice Health

In 2023, our executive search team was honored to partner with First Choice Health, on a nationwide search to find their new VP of Sales. First Choice Health, headquartered in Seattle, WA, is a provider-owned healthcare organization offering employers a forward-thinking alternative to traditional health insurance. They have been serving employers of all sizes and…

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Kristen York – CEO @ Multi-Service Center

In 2023, our executive search team was honored to partner with Multi-Service Center, on a nationwide search to find their new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Multi-Service Center helps to strengthen communities throughout south Puget Sound. With 50+ years of experience working with individuals who strive to make lasting change in their lives, Multi-Service Center continues…

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Yuan Snaza – Head of People @ Monolithic Power Systems

In 2023, our executive search team was honored to partner with Monolithic Power Systems, on a nationwide search to find their new Head of People. Monolithic Power Systems is a $1.8B publicly traded company based in Kirkland, WA, is fulfilling their mission of developing technology for a more sustainable planet by designing small, ultra-efficient, easy-to-use…

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Jonathan Dalrymple – CEO @ Chugach Alaska Corporation

Our executive search team was honored to partner with Chugach Alaska Corporation on a nationwide search to find their new Chief Executive Officer in Anchorage, Alaska. For over 50+ years, Chugach has been committed to advancing the economic and social well-being of its 2,700+ shareholders and their descendents – the Alaska Native people of the…

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Herd Freed Hartz places Master Builders Association new Executive Director

Herd Freed Hartz is proud to announce the completion of the executive search for a new Executive Director for the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties. See full article in the Puget Sound Business Journal (March 2, 2018) Former Weyerhaeuser VP is Master Builders’ first woman executive director Kathleen (Kat) Sims was named…

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Herd Freed Hartz places new HomeStreet Board member

Herd Freed Hartz partnered with HomeStreet (NASDAQ: HMST) on their recent Board search. See full article in Business Wire (published May 16, 2018):  HomeStreet Announces Conclusion of Director Search Process and Planned Addition of Sandra Cavanaugh to Board of Directors Ms. Cavanaugh will bring extensive investment management and further banking sector operational experience to the…

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Herd Freed Hartz places Port of Seattle new Executive Director

Herd Freed Hartz is proud to announce the new Executive Director for the Port of Seattle after a thorough nationwide retained executive search process and working closely with key stakeholders and the community. Click here for the full article (March 9, 2018) – Herd Freed Hartz Executive Search Partners has recruited retired U.S. Coast Guard Rear…

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Herd Freed Hartz places Pike Place Market’s new Executive Director

Herd Freed Hartz is excited to announce the new Executive Director of the iconic Pike Place Market we all love and cherish.  It’s an exciting opportunity and a chance to make a big impact in our community. This article appears in print in Seattle Business Magazine, March 2018 issue, as part of the cover story, “The…

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Meet the CEO: Karianne Fallow – United Dairymen of Idaho

Currently serving as the CEO of the United Dairymen of Idaho (UDI), Karianne Fallow is an accomplished Government Relations and Public Affairs strategist with more than 15 years of experience promoting the interests of numerous well-known brands such as Walmart and Albertsons. Karianne lives with her husband, two children and yellow lab in Eagle, Idaho.…

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Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board Names Vincent New CEO thanks to Herd Freed Hartz

MADISON, Wis., Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board of Directors has named Chad Vincent its new Chief Executive Officer after an extensive national search. Vincent is a seasoned executive with experience successfully taking startups, turnarounds, family owned brands and Fortune 50 divisions to record levels of sales and profitability. He brings…

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Isola Homes announces new VP of Land Acquisition for future growth

Herd Freed Hartz announced today that it placed Nick Ridgeway as Vice President of Land Acquisitions at Isola Homes. The position is based in Seattle, Washington. Mr. Ridgeway was previously Principal at The Ridgeway Company in Seattle. The search was conducted by Scott Rabinowitz, Managing Director, and Karen Bertiger, Director, at Herd Freed Hartz. ABOUT…

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