Ranked Top 4 Executive Search Firm in Minneapolis/St.Paul

Jul 8, 2022

ON Partners named to Twin Cities Largest Executive Search Firms list by Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal for the fourth consecutive year

Updated June 10, 2023 – ON Partners, the only pure-play retained executive search firm building diverse C-level and board leadership teams across industries and functions has been ranked #4 once again in the Business Journal Twin Cities Largest Executive Search Firms list. The list encompasses the largest and most prominent leading executive search firms in the cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul.

Minneapolis-based partner, Baillie Parker, has completed over 350 C-level, board, and high-level executive leaders placements across a range of functions with expertise in the industrial and technology sectors for leading private equity-backed and public companies. Recent work from Parker includes executive appointments for Rotunda Capital Partners, Straatam Capital, Little John & Co, and LLR Partners.

Earlier this year, ON Partners announced the firm recorded a 115% three-year revenue growth rate and has built out its executive leadership team to continue its expansion into growth markets, including the appointment of partners Matt Mooney and Tim Conti as co-presidents.

Co-President Matt Mooney notes “2022 represented a major period of expansion and growth for ON Partners, with demand for C-level and board executives across several sectors including life sciencesconsumersustainability and clean tech, and private equity. The executive shifts we’re making illustrate our commitment to building the most innovated and disruptive pure-play retained executive search firm in the industry.”

“After a strong 2022, we’ve built momentum going into the new year and the new leadership team has already been hard at work,” said Co-President Tim Conti. “We’re excited about expanding our work into growth markets and continuing to deliver a premiere executive search experience for our ON community, and we’ve never been better positioned to do that.”

In May 2023, ON Partners announced the company is No. 22 on Forbes’ “America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms” List.  The list is a prestigious ranking based on survey responses from more than 5,200 external recruiters, HR or hiring managers, and executive job seekers with recent experience working with a recruiting firm.

“ON Partners’ recognition with Forbes list proves that not only are we delivering in our commitment towards innovation and impact, but that our work is being acknowledged within the industry amongst our influential executive peers,” said Tim Conti, Co-President of ON Partners.  “ON Partners continues to rise in this ranking each year and prioritize our efforts towards the overall executive search experience, which is why we’ve consistently received a 4.9 out of 5.0-star experience rating from clients and executive placements over the last two years.”

As the firm grew it also was recognized in 2022 with prominent industry accolades and awards. For the ninth time, ON Partners was named to Inc. Magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies. The firm was also ranked number 11 on the list of America’s Top 49 Retained Executive Search firms from C-Suite CV Secure, Inc., a resume-sharing and tracking technology company for C-Suite executives.

In addition, ON Partners was named once again to Hunt Scanlon’s CleanTech/Sustainability Top 25, HR/Diversity Recruiting Power 65, Life Sciences & Healthcare Power 50 and Private Equity Recruiting Power 100 lists.

To learn more about recent executive search appointments by ON Partners, view the latest Executive Talent Report highlighting new insights, senior placements, and market trends from 2022.

About ON Partners

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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