Sep 3, 2018



CLEVELAND, OH – September 3, 2018ON Partners, the results-driven retained executive search firm, today announced it experienced significant growth over the past 12 months, with revenue up 32 percent over the same period in 2017. For the fifth consecutive year the firm placed in the top 25 of market research firm Hunt Scanlon’s annual roundup of the top 50 recruiters in the Americas based on revenue and became a five-time honoree in Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 ranking of the fastest-growing U.S. companies, placing ON Partners in the Inc. 5000 Hall of Fame.

In addition, ON Partners hired several high profile search consultants and continued to place a strong roster of executives in the technology, consumer, life sciences, board, and industrial and manufacturing sectors.

“We’ve brought several people on board over the last year and we’re seeing the impact of their expertise in successfully matching executives with organizations,” noted ON Partners co-founder and managing partner Tim Conti. “To continue being recognized alongside larger, more established firms for our achievements is extremely gratifying.”

Consultants who have recently joined ON Partners include VP Karen Dixon, who is leading ON Partners’ human resources practice and is based in San Francisco; partner Jeff Hocking, who expands the firm’s Bay Area presence while focusing on searches for technology companies and private equity firms; partner Heidi Hoffman, who is leading the firm’s growing supply chain practice from its Atlanta office; and VP Holly Wittenberg, who is joining the firm’s life sciences practice from ON’s Dallas office.

Building on a record number of client assignments, ON consultants placed executives across companies in several markets, including:

  • Artificial intelligence expert Angela Zutavern, managing director of the Digital practice of global consulting firm AlixPartners.
  • Tej Redkar, chief product officer at Aurea Software, provider of customer and employee experience solutions.
  • Elizabeth Burger, SVP and chief human resources officer with Flowserve Corporation, (NYSE: FLS), a provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets.
  • Chris Neary, CEO of NanoCellect Biomedical, developer and manufacturer of tools for cell analysis and sorting.
  • Nancy Pryer, chief development officer with drug discovery company Nurix, Inc.

In addition to being ranked 23rd in Hunt Scanlon’s list and being honored for the fifth time with the Inc. 5000 list, ON Partners was also named to the Weatherhead 100, Case Western University management school’s annual ranking of the region’s fastest growing companies; Boston Business Journal’s Largest Executive Search Firms; and Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s Twin Cities Largest Executive Search Firms.


About ON Partners

ON Partners recruits game-changing executives for world-changing companies. The firm was founded in 2006 by like-minded executive search professionals desiring to establish a more client-centric alternative to the large multi-service global firms they were leaving behind. Growing quickly ever since, ON Partners has been named to the Inc. 500/5000 List and as one of the Top 25 Retained Executive Search Firms in the U.S. Specializing in recruiting c-suite, board and vice president/senior management talent, our partners have a long successful track record of building world class management teams across broad industries. For more information, visit www.onpartners.com.


Jay Roberts, Roberts Buchanan Associates
917.696.2142 | jay@robertsbuchanan.com


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Since 2006, ON Partners is the only pure-play executive search firm building diverse C-level and board leadership teams. We rebuilt the institution of executive search for the way you work. Our approach includes present partners who engage with their clients from the first brief to the final decision, individually crafted solutions that are unique to each client, and an easier experience all around. Named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms and to the Inc. 500/5000 Lists nine times, ON Partners is consistently ranked among the top 20 retained executive search firms in the U.S.

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