Human Resources

Human Resources

HR Executive Search & Placement

If you are looking for your next Chief People Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer, VP HR, VP Talent Management, VP of People, VP Talent Acquisition and Dir of Total Rewards – we understand these profiles well and bring a proven executive search track record filling this function.

Our methodology enables us to quickly recruit the executive talent you are looking for to give you peace of mind about your operations team leadership.

  • Juno Therapeutics
    Juno Therapeutics

    VP of People

    Dir of Recruiting Operations

  • Nordstrom

    Sr Dir Product Mgmnt

    Dir of Talent Acquisition

  • Flexe

    Chief People Officer

    Chief Technology & Product Officer (CTO)

  • University of Washington
    University of Washington

    Director of HR

  • Port of Seattle
    Port of Seattle

    Executive Director

    Director of HR

    Director of Labor Relations

  • Crane Aerospace
    Crane Aerospace

    VP of HR

  • ZoomCare

    Chief Technology Officer

    Dir of Health Plan Operations

    Inside Sales Mgr

    (Endeavour Capital)

  • Cascade Corporation
    Cascade Corporation

    VP Supply Chain

    VP Global Manufacturing

    VP of IT

    Dir of Human Resources

  • Vigor

    GM (Specialty Finishes)
    VP of HR
    VP of US Fab
    Prog Mgr (US Fab)
    Sr. Proj Mgr (Vigor Marine)

    (Endeavour Capital)

  • Filson

    VP of Manufacturing

    Dir of Human Resources

  • The Standard
    The Standard

    Sr Dir of Total Rewards

  • YMCA

    Executive Director (Seattle)
    Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
    Chief Human Resources Officer
    Chief Development Officer (CDO)

  • Icertis

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Chief People Officer

    VP of Commercial Sales

    Dir of Enterprise Sales

    Dir of Demand Gen

  • HomeStreet Bank
    HomeStreet Bank

    Chief Information Officer

    SVP of HR


  • Monolithic Power Systems
    Monolithic Power Systems

    Head of People

  • Zonar Systems
    Zonar Systems


    Chief Talent Officer

    Chief Strategy Officer

    VP Technology

    VP Marketing

    QA Manager

    Sr. Product Mgr



    VP of Engineering

    CRO/VP Sales

    VP Product Management

    VP Marketing

    VP Talent & Culture

    Recruiting Consulting

  • International Parking Management
    International Parking Management

    HR Manager

  • Jerry’s Home Improvement
    Jerry’s Home Improvement

    VP of Human Resources

    VP Merchandising

    VP Store Operations

  • Lydig Construction
    Lydig Construction

    VP Health & Safety


  • CheezBurger Network
    CheezBurger Network

    Director of HR

    Editorial Director

  • Transwest

    VP Operations

    VP People & Culture

    VP Talent

  • Inventprise


    Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

    Chief Medical Officer

    Head of Human Resources

    Head of Manufacturing Operations

    Dir of Regulatory Affairs

  • A Place For Mom
    A Place For Mom

    Sr. Director of HR

  • Anderson Hay & Grain
    Anderson Hay & Grain

    Chief Operations Officer

    Chief Financial Officer

    Dir of HR

    Sales Mgr (Japan)

  • Jefferson Healthcare
    Jefferson Healthcare

    Chief Human Resources Officer

    Director of Facilities

  • Hermanson

    Dir of HR

  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

    VP of Talent Acquisition


  • Helac

    VP Sales & Marketing

    Dir of HR

  • Kwik Lok
    Kwik Lok

    Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

    Chief Revenue Officer

    Chief People Officer

  • Casey Family Programs
    Casey Family Programs

    EVP Child & Family Services

    Managing Director, OD

  • Pipl

    Chief HR Officer

    Chief Marketing Officer

  • Carrix

    VP of Human Resources

  • Phoenix Processor Limited Partnership
    Phoenix Processor Limited Partnership

    HR Manager

  • Glacier Fish
    Glacier Fish

    VP of HR

  • Matheus Lumber
    Matheus Lumber

    Dir of Human Resources

  • Kitsap Library
    Kitsap Library

    Dir of Human Resources

  • Arctic Storm
    Arctic Storm

    Director of HR

  • Fallback Image

    Global VP of HR

  • Tote

    VP of Human Resources

Clients partner with Herd Freed Hartz for a few key reasons:

Proven Track Record – Since 2001, our firm has successfully worked with 400+ Northwest clients on nationwide, executive-level searches. Forbes also recognized us as the “Top Executive Search Firm in the Northwest” for 3 years in a row.

Results That Matter – We deliver the candidate quality and speed you are looking for. Our “Time to Candidate” average over the last 3 years is 37 days. 95% of candidates we place are still in the role 18 months later. We deliver a high ROI and peace of mind by ensuring you are surrounded by an “A-player” executive leadership team, giving you a competitive advantage.

Recruiting Partnership – Clients enjoy our trusted, long-term partnership that goes beyond just filling the role. We provide customized strategic recruiting insights, methodologies, and best practices, which can be used across all your hiring needs. We believe in the “art of recruiting” by crafting your story in a compelling way, helping you stand out from the pack and attract top-talent you would not find on your own. Our goal is to make working with our team a professional and fun experience.