CEO & President

CEO & President


Your CEO/GM Executive Search Firm Partner

If you are looking for your next CEO or GM – we understand this profile 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 team leadership.

  • BECU
    BECU

    Chief Executive Officer

  • First Choice Health
    First Choice Health

    Chief Executive Officer

    Medical Director

    Chief Revenue Officer

    VP Medical Management

    VP Health Partnerships

    VP Sales

  • Pike Place Market
    Pike Place Market

    Executive Director

  • Matcherino
    Matcherino

    President

  • Master Builders Association
    Master Builders Association

    Executive Director

  • CommerceHub
    CommerceHub

    General Manager (Seattle office)

    Chief Revenue Officer

    VP of Marketing

    VP Strategic Partnerships

  • Cadwell Laboratories
    Cadwell Laboratories

    Chief Executive Officer

    Chief Operations Officer
    VP Operations

  • Port of Seattle
    Port of Seattle

    Executive Director

    Director of HR

    Director of Labor Relations

  • Vigor
    Vigor

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

    (Endeavour Capital)

  • DW Fritz
    DW Fritz

    President

  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental

    President & CEO (WA subsidiary)

    President (VA subsidiary)

    Chief Information Officer

    Chief Financial Officer

    Dir of Strategy

  • Fora Health
    Fora Health

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    Recruiting Consulting

  • Corwin Beverage
    Corwin Beverage

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Executive Director

  • Collins
    Collins

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin
    Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin

    Chief Executive Officer

    Recruiting Consulting

  • Chugach Alaska Corporation
    Chugach Alaska Corporation

    Chief Executive Officer

  • YMCA
    YMCA

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

  • Windermere
    Windermere

    VP/GM of Portfolio Management

  • Northwest Harvest
    Northwest Harvest

    Chief Executive Officer

    Recruiting Consulting

  • CloudMoyo
    CloudMoyo

    VP of Sales

    GM

    Dir of Presales

  • Classic Accessories
    Classic Accessories

    VP Operations

    (CID Capital)

  • Frontier Door & Cabinet
    Frontier Door & Cabinet

    President

    Recruiting Consulting

  • Silver Bay Seafoods
    Silver Bay Seafoods

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Verdant Health
    Verdant Health

    Superintendent

    Program Director

  • PaperCut Software
    PaperCut Software

    Reg Dir, Americas

    Dir Sales & Channel, Americas

  • Black Butte Ranch
    Black Butte Ranch

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Art With Heart
    Art With Heart

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Erin Air
    Erin Air

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Volunteers of America
    Volunteers of America

    Chief Executive Officer

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Hopelink
    Hopelink

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Territorial Seed
    Territorial Seed

    General Manager

  • Zonar Systems
    Zonar Systems

    President

    Chief Talent Officer

    Chief Strategy Officer

    VP Technology

    VP Marketing

    QA Manager

    Sr. Product Mgr

    Architect

  • Avidian
    Avidian

    Chief Executive Officer

    VP of Sales

  • Professional Credit
    Professional Credit

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    VP of Technology

    (Tonka Bay Equity)

  • ACME Ice Cream
    ACME Ice Cream

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Alaska Power & Telephone
    Alaska Power & Telephone

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Midwest Dairy
    Midwest Dairy

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • The Institute for Functional Medicine
    The Institute for Functional Medicine

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Seattle City Club
    Seattle City Club

    Executive Director

  • Plastic Bank
    Plastic Bank

    Chief Operations Officer

  • The Dairy Alliance
    The Dairy Alliance

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Food Northwest
    Food Northwest

    President

    Recruiting Consulting

  • King County Library System
    King County Library System

    Executive Director

  • Shiftboard
    Shiftboard

    Chief Executive Officer

    VP Marketing

    VP of Inside Sales

  • Housing Resource Center
    Housing Resource Center

    Executive Director

  • Ivy Softworks
    Ivy Softworks

    Principal

    Head of UX & Design

    Executive in Residence

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    RealNetworks

    Chief Financial Officer
    GM of IT
    SVP of Digital Strategy
    SVP of Consumer
    VP of Sales
    VP of Marketing
    General Counsel
    VP of Game House

  • Congdon Orchards
    Congdon Orchards

    President & GM

  • Great Rivers Behavioral Health
    Great Rivers Behavioral Health

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Washington Technology Industry Association
    Washington Technology Industry Association

    Chief Executive Officer

    Chief Operations Officer

  • Mercy Housing
    Mercy Housing

    Regional Housing

  • Alaska Traffic Company
    Alaska Traffic Company

    VP & General Manager

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    Intermec (Honeywell)

    SVP of Sales & Marketing

  • ProMedica
    ProMedica

    President of Paramount Dental Services

  • Abodian
    Abodian

    GM & VP Operations

    Dir of Sales

  • Wyssta
    Wyssta

    President

  • AACS
    AACS

    Executive Director

  • Townsend Security
    Townsend Security

    Chief Executive Officer

  • ActivSpace
    ActivSpace

    President

  • Territorial Bank of American Samoa
    Territorial Bank of American Samoa

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Dairy West
    Dairy West

    Chief Executive Officer

    VP Sustainability

    Dir of Corp Communications

    VP of Finance

    Consulting

  • Inventprise
    Inventprise

    President

    Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

    Chief Medical Officer

    Head of Human Resources

    Head of Manufacturing Operations

    Dir of Regulatory Affairs

  • Western United Dairies
    Western United Dairies

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Microbiomx
    Microbiomx

    Head of Product (Medical Device)

  • Mercury Data Exchange (MDE)
    Mercury Data Exchange (MDE)

    Chief Executive Officer

  • MoxiWorks
    MoxiWorks

    Chief Executive Officer

    Chief Financial Officer

    (Vector Capital)

  • Patriot Erectors
    Patriot Erectors

    President & COO

    Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

    (Ranch Creek Partners)

  • ESHA
    ESHA

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Treehouse
    Treehouse

    Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

  • Glanbia
    Glanbia

    COO (Southwest Cheese)

    VP of BD (Nutritionals)

    BD Mgr (Nutritionals)

    BD Mgr (Cheese)

  • Pilchuck School of Glass
    Pilchuck School of Glass

    Executive Director

    Director of Finance

    Director of Development

  • Neah Power
    Neah Power

    Chief Executive Officer

    VP of Marketing

  • Gravity Power
    Gravity Power

    Chief Executive Officer

  • AnswerDash
    AnswerDash

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Whitman Carpet Care
    Whitman Carpet Care

    General Manager (Seattle office)

  • InterConnection
    InterConnection

    Executive Director

  • Jefferson Healthcare
    Jefferson Healthcare

    Chief Human Resources Officer

    Director of Facilities

  • Convergence Networks
    Convergence Networks

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    (Riverside Partners)

  • Multi-Service Center
    Multi-Service Center

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Touch CMA (Windermere Solutions)
    Touch CMA (Windermere Solutions)

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Northwest Wholesale
    Northwest Wholesale

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    Recruiting Consulting

  • Western Partitions
    Western Partitions

    Regional Mgr (Seattle/Spokane)

  • AstroBeam
    AstroBeam

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Washington Forest Protection Association
    Washington Forest Protection Association

    Executive Director

  • Vegetable Growers Supply
    Vegetable Growers Supply

    President & GM

  • Oregon Farm Bureau
    Oregon Farm Bureau

    Executive Director

  • Shee Atika
    Shee Atika

    Chief Executive Officer

  • HydraMaster (Nilfisk Advance)
    HydraMaster (Nilfisk Advance)

    General Manager

  • PAWS
    PAWS

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Oregon Forest Industries Council
    Oregon Forest Industries Council

    President

  • North Sound Behavioral Health
    North Sound Behavioral Health

    Executive Director

  • Conversion Logix
    Conversion Logix

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Ventures
    Ventures

    Executive Director

  • Serials Solutions (ProQuest)
    Serials Solutions (ProQuest)

    General Manager

    VP Technology

    VP Product Management

  • KCTS
    KCTS

    Managing Producer

  • LaborWorks
    LaborWorks

    District Manager

  • KCLS
    KCLS

    Executive Director

    Dir of Marketing

  • Fulcrum Foundation
    Fulcrum Foundation

    Executive Director

  • Fairborne Properties
    Fairborne Properties

    General Manager


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.