About ON Partners.

ON Partners is a pure-play retained executive search firm. We rebuilt the institution of executive search in the way you work.

We propel an organization’s mission by building C-level and board leadership teams.

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.

Untraditional by Choice. Original by Design. Since 2006.

Non-conformists empowered by values

At ON Partners, we attract the industry’s best and brightest consultants who are ready for real change. Many of these experts left behind multi-service, global firms to join us. Why did they choose ON Partners? Because they share our values:




Our Approach Works.

9x Inc. Winner. The firm has been named to the Inc. 500/5000 Lists nine times and was named to the Inc. 5000 Hall of Fame in 2018.

America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms. We are consistently ranked in the Forbes Top Executive Search Firms annual list.  And, we are frequent contributors to Forbes leadership-based articles.

ON Partners had the highest organic growth rate among the top 20 executive search firm nationwide in Hunt Scanlon’s annual Top 50 list, along with placement in the annual HR/Diversity Power 65 Recruiting list,  Top 50 Life Sciences and Healthcare Search Firm list, Private Equity Recruiting Power 100 list, Cyber Technology Power 40 list, CleanTech/ESR Top 25 list and New York Power 60 list.  

Market Recognition. ON Partners has 9 offices across the nation with 25+ tenured, expert partners. We are consistently recognized in local Business Journal rankings, including “Best Places to Work” and thought leadership articles including Dallas, Atlanta, Minneapolis, and San Francisco.