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Your Private Equity Executive Search Firm Partner

We enjoy partnering with Private Equity firms and understand the unique PE-backed company approach with your portfolio investments as professional operators. Our executive search track record of nationwide search ensures you have the right leadership to increase your portfolio returns and success.
 

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.



Chief Financial Officer

Dir of Accounting

Dir of IT

Dir of Marketing

(Meritage Group)


Chief Revenue Officer
VP of Sales
VP of Marketing
VP Brand & Corp Comm
VP IT Operations
GM Auto OEM BD
Dir Fleet Sales
Principal Scientist
(Runway Growth Capital)


Chief Technology Officer

Dir of Health Plan Operations

Inside Sales Mgr

(Endeavour Capital)


VP Engineering

VP Finance

VP Product

VP Marketing

(Morgan Stanley)
(Schechter Private Capital)


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

(Endeavour Capital)


SVP of Sales

Chief Customer Officer

VP Sales

Inside Sales

(Bain Capital)


Director of Procurement

(Sycamore Partners Management)


Chief Executive Officer


VP Global Operations
VP Customer Care Services
Sr. Dir of IT

(Bain Capital)


VP Operations

(CID Capital)


VP Finance

(Endeavour Capital)


VP of IT

AVP Business Applications


VP Sales

VP Marketing

(M12 & Samsung Catalyst Fund)


Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

VP of Technology

(Tonka Bay Equity)


Chief Revenue Officer

(Acacia Partners)


CEO

VP of E-Commerce & Marketing

VP of Merchandise Planning

(SBJ Capital)


Chief Information Officer

(TA Associates)


Chief Financial Officer

Chief Marketing Officer


(HIG Capital)


Principal

Head of UX & Design

Executive in Residence


VP of E-Commerce

VP of Technology Services


(Carlyle Group)


Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

VP Sales

Recruiting Consulting

(Long Ridge Equity Partners)


Chief Information Officer

VP of Marketing

(TPG Capital)


VP Sales, N. America

BD Director, N. America

(Waterland Private Equity)


Chief Financial Officer


Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

(Union Capital)


Controller


VP of Marketing


(Warburg Pincus)


President & COO

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

(Ranch Creek Partners)


Chief Financial Officer


(Svoboda Capital Partners)


VP Center Development

VP Finance

(Alaris Equity Partners)
(Garrison Capital)


Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

(Riverside Partners)


Chief Operations Officer

Recruiting Consulting

Outplacement Consulting

(K1 Capital)


Chief Executive Officer

VP Sales & Marketing

(Wind River Holdings)


COO/EVP of Mfg

Chief Financial Officer


(McCarthy Capital)


Manager of IT


(Berkshire Hathaway)


VP of Sales (3 office locations)


(Endeavour Capital)


Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

(Ranch Creek Partners)


Dir of E-Commerce & UX


(Hardy Capital)

 

Talent Wins.