Twin Cities Top executive search firms

  • Company Name Sales Range Executive
    Address Employee Range Private/Public
    Phone/Fax Year Founded HQ/Branch
    City, State, Zip Website
  • Versique Search and Consulting$10M-$25MTony Sorensen
    601 Carlson Pkwy., Suite 42551-100 Private
    952-935-2000, 952-476-21232001HQ
    Minnetonka, MN
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  • From the very beginning, McKinley Group of Minnesota headhunters has always served our clients – be they small start-up or Fortune 100 – with the utmost professionalism and integrity. Today, that unwavering commitment to the highest ideals of service and satisfaction, has earned us not only an impeccable reputation, but also the trust and respect of top companies and candidates across the country. By employing an executive search team approach, you get several experienced recruiting professionals actively pursuing the most qualified candidates for Sales Executive recruiting, Marketing Executive recruiting and Engineering recruiting.(close)

  • The Nycor Group$5M-$10MJohn Nymark
    4940 Viking Drive, Suite 40026-50 Private
    952-831-6444 , 952-487-88591957HQ
    Edina, MN
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  • Nycor Search, Inc.’s focus and specialization is providing professional-level Engineering and Information Technology talent for our clients, ranging from emerging growth and dynamic technology companies to Fortune 500 companies. A 93% rate of repeat business in recent years attests to the high level of satisfaction enjoyed among Nycor’s clients.Our goal is to develop a long term relationship with you and become a trusted advisor on the market place of talent. You can be confident we will represent you in the most professional, ethical, and informed manner in the marketplace (close)

  • Ambrion$5M-$10MBrian Carlson
    1550 American Blvd. E., Suite 72026-50 Private
    952-278-1800, 952-278-18011999HQ
    Bloomington, MN
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  • We focus on long-term relationships rather than placements, looking for the perfect match of talent, personality, culture and goals. As an Accounting and Finance search firm offering both long- and short-term solutions and consulting, we have three divisions for any accounting staffing situation: Consulting – Providing a full range of project capabilities including outsourcing; Staff Augmentation – for contract staffing needs; Executive Search – for direct hire opportunities.(close)

  • MJ Scott Search Partners$5M-$10MMary Jeanne Scott
    944 Grand Ave.26-50 Private
    612-349-5208, 612-677-33432003HQ
    St. Paul, MN
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  • We realize that retained search is not always an organization’s first choice. In fact, we recognize it is sometimes a last resort. We take your decision to work with us very seriously. In return for your investment in us, our commitment to you is a search process that is efficient and effective – a thoughtful and tailored approach that delivers the best possible results in a timely manner. We will work with you to establish a working relationship that not only meets your organization’s needs, but assures close communication and streamlined management of the search process from start to finish. You can be assured that we will be hands-on with all aspects of the search, from candidate sourcing and qualifying to managing the interview and offer stages.(close)

  • Linke Executive Search$5M-$10MNA
    400 S. Hwy. 169, Suite 4505-25 Private
    952-541-1060, 952-595-98781982HQ
    St. Louis Park, MN
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  • Link Executive Search is a permanent placement executive search firm specializing in the strategic recruitment of highly qualified individuals in the Banking, Healthcare, Information Technology, and Engineering industries. All our staff are seasoned professionals having specific and dedicated recruiting backgrounds in the fields of Healthcare,Information Technology, Engineering, and Banking. We operate by working with great employers to qualify and deliver top talent for their open opportunities. Our model is a partnership, utilizing shared information and open communication with the hiring managers as well as with our candidates,which allows us to deliver the exact match.(close)

  • Korn/Ferry International$10M-$25MLee Artimovich
    80 S. Eighth St., Suite 30505-25 Public
    612-333-1834 , 612-333-89711969Branch
    Minneapolis, MN
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    Since its founding in 1969, Korn/Ferry International has been the executive recruitment industry’s leader and innovator, and today, has evolved as the world’s premier provider of executive talent management solutions. Understanding that the business community is now facing many more challenges in attracting, retaining and developing senior managers, Korn/Ferry’s services range from executive recruitment to corporate governance and CEO recruitment, outsourced recruiting, management assessment, and executive coaching and development.(close)

  • SkyWater Search Partners$10M-$25MKurt Rakos
    601 Carlson Pkwy, Suite 150101-250 Private
    952-767-9000, NA2012HQ
    Minnetonka, MN
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  • Led by partners, top producers and managing directors formerly with the search firms McKinley Group, Inc., McKinley Finance and McKinley HR, Inc., SkyWater Search Partners brings new focus to “short list search” with specialized recruitment and representation services tailored to specific client and candidate needs. Our practice areas are led by highly experienced executive recruiters who take great care in fully understanding client requirements and candidate qualifications.

    Practice Expertise:
    – Accounting and Finance
    – Information Technology
    – Sales and Marketing
    – Consumer Package Goods (CPG)
    – Human Resources (HR)

    Founded on long-standing relationships and hundreds of successful placements throughout the Twin Cities business community, SkyWater Search Partners is a proven resource for clients and candidates looking to quickly and confidently explore their “short list” of best choices. Count on us to find the best people – and the best fit.(close)

  • Spencer Stuart$1M-$5MSusan Boren
    225 S. Sixth St., Suite 27505-25 Private
    612-313-2000, 612-313-2001 1956Branch
    Minneapolis, MN
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    Our team of more than 300 consultants possesses a unique blend of professional search experience and industry expertise. Consultants are organized in practices and work in teams, often across international boundaries that maximize sector specialization and knowledge-sharing. These client service teams are supported by first-rate associates and researchers, and backed by state-of-the-art technology.(close)

  • JB Scott Search$1M-$5MDerek Carter
    8014 Olson Memorial Hwy., Suite 4705-25 Private
    888-342-2608, 888-342-26081988HQ
    Minneapolis, MN
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  • We specialize in senior-level diversity searches. Our search consultants average 20+ years of industry and search experience. Due to our large network of proprietary contacts and relationships, we conduct focused recruiting for local, regional and national clients.(close)

  • C. Anderson Associates$1M-$5MCarla Anderson
    420 Summit Avenue5-25 Private
    651-695-8555 , 651-789-03761999HQ
    St. Paul, MN
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  • C. Anderson Associates is Minnesota’s premier retained executive search and recruiter services firm that specializes exclusively in the placement of top sales, sales management and business development professionals.(close)

  • Schall Executive Search$1M-$5MDavid Schall
    800 Nicollet Mall, Suite 28905-25 Private
    612-338-3119, 612-336-45091982HQ
    Minneapolis, MN
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  • Since 1982, We have been a leader in retained executive search. For the past three decades, we have served clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to development stage companies and non-profits in a variety of functional disciplines.We combine the advantages of a boutique firm’s attention to service and quality with a larger firm’s unlimited access enabled by today’s technology.(close)

  • Stone Murphy Inc.$1M-$5MAl Giesen
    5500 Wayzata Blvd,, Suite 10205-25 Private
    763-591-2300, 763-591-23011981HQ
    Wayzata, MN
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  • Stone Murphy, founded in 1981, is an executive search firm headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Our clients, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging businesses, are predominately located throughout the Upper Midwest. We conduct local, regional and national searches dependent upon the complexity of the specific search. By focusing on our client’s needs and providing broad business consulting expertise, Stone Murphy maintains long-term relationships with a distinguished and diverse client base. (close)

  • Abeln Magy Underberg & Associates Inc.$1M-$5MDavid Magy
    800 E. Wayzata Blvd., Suite 2005-25 Private
    952-476-4938 , 952-404-74701996HQ
    Wayzata, MN
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  • The working partnership between Abeln, Magy, Underberg & Associates and your organization is built on our commitment to helping you find the optimum solution to your recruiting challenges. Founded in 1996, our staff brings over 100 years of combined experience to bear on your needs. As the profiles of our professional staff will tell you, we have assembled a team of seasoned professionals with a superb blend of experience. We share your experience in the role of human resource professional, business executive, consultant, and business owner and educator trying to satisfy recruiting needs. Your potential for costly errors in this critical process is mitigated by the special skills we have developed to bring the right candidates to you.(close)

  • Andcor Companies Inc.$1M-$5MTy Anderson
    825 Wayzata Blvd. E.5-25 Private
    952-404-8060 , 952-404-00351969HQ
    Wayzata, MN
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    We help our clients growth over six (6) times the national average and 95% of our business comes from existing clients and referred business. Andcor’s personalized solutions align directly with the ultimate goal of your business, enhancing your ability to compete and succeed. We specialize in value-add search assignments at the Vice President, CxO and Board Director levels. As an extension of your management team, Andcor will identify and attract the best starter/builder talent for your growing organization. We provide innovative recruiting solutions to address the emerging company dilemma of gaining world-class professional, managerial, interim, part-time, advisory and individual contributor talent appropriate for our client’s unique and every-changing environments in both a timely and cost-effective manner to minimize operational costs while maximizing ROI. (close)

  • Rauenhorst Recruiting Company$1M-$5MChuck Rauenhorst
    6800 France Ave. S., Suite 7105-25 Private
    952-897-1420, 952-897-14451989HQ
    Edina, MN
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  • If your company is growing or changing, Rauenhorst Recruiting will help you fill your executive jobs. We are not like typical employment & recruitment agencies. Our staff of executive recruiters meticulously screen applicants, learning about their background, personality and career goals using a uniquely customized approach to build a stronger team for you. When you retain Rauenhorst Recruiting, you are investing in a client-focused process implemented by highly-skilled, professional recruiters. We are committed to your project until you are completely satisfied.(close)

  • Russell Reynolds Associates Inc.$1M-$5MRobert Macdonald, Jr.
    225 S. Sixth St,, Suite 25505-25 Private
    612-332-6966, 612-332-26291969Branch
    Minneapolis, MN
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    We strive to be the best, rather than the biggest or the most visible or the most diversified. Since our founding in 1969, we have expanded organically, not by acquisition. Each of our 39 wholly owned offices and every one of our 275-plus consultants around the world reflect Russell Reynolds Associates’ strong values and traditions, which prize unmatched client service and long-term client relationships. We focus on executive-level positions, enabling our consultants to concentrate solely on the universe of senior executives and deliver the best solutions to our clients’ leadership requirements. We are consultative rather than transactional; executional rather than sales based; and prone to favor deep, long-term relationships over multiple short-term engagements.(close)

  • Stewart, Stein and Scott$1M-$5MJeffrey Stewart
    1301 Cambridge St., Suite 109 5-25 Private
    952-545-8151, 952-545-84641987HQ
    St. Louis Park, MN
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  • We go out of our way to cultivate resources in the industries we serve. It’s not unusual for us to spend a day or two on-site with a company to better understand the organization. We often attend industry trade shows to not only acquire insight, but to stay in contact with industry executives. We stay up-to-date on events and changes affecting our clients so we can work from a position of knowledge.(close)

  • Williams Executive Search Inc.$1M-$5MBill Dubbs
    90 S. Seventh St., Suite 42005-25 Private
    612-339-2900, 612-305-50401984HQ
    Minneapolis, MN
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  • Williams Executive Search, a prestigious Minneapolis headquartered retained executive search firm, has built a national reputation for its successful approach to recruitment. For more than 25 years, the firm has specialized in senior level search and selection of executives for companies ranging from pre-IPO to Fortune 500. Williams Executive Search knows that the search that results in a competitive edge for your company takes talent, speed, agility, and responsiveness. Locating candidates requires skill. But the search that transforms your company demands brilliance. (close)

  • Management Recruiters of Eagan $5M-$10MR. Jeff Von Horn
    4460 Erin Drive5-25 Private
    651-365-0444, 651-365-0111 NA HQ
    Eagan, MN
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  • MR Eagan offers recruitment solutions for an extensive and continuously growing list of Fortune 500 and emerging companies in meeting their needs for world-class talent nationwide. Our team is dedicated to the recruitment of professionals and is committed to the highest level of quality service and performance. Our growing list of satisfied clients speak of our efficiency and attention to detail. We are committed to a continual improvement process to ensure a positive experience. We have built a portfolio of clients on the shoulders of a proven search process, the ability to recognize a “fit”, facilitating the interview process and completing the search in a timely manner. We strive to be the industry’s standard of excellence. It is our goal to function as the “talent-related” counsel to our business partners, enabling their growth and profitability.(close)

  • Hilleren & Associates$1M-$5MJerry Hilleren
    3800 American Blvd. W., Suite 8805-25 Private
    952-956-9090, 952-956-90091983HQ
    Bloomington, MN
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  • The search firm of Hilleren & Associates specializes in the building of superior sales and marketing teams that support and enhance the culture and objectives of both our client companies and our candidates. Based in Minneapolis, we have successfully served the local, regional, national and international marketplaces for over 25 years. We have an aggregate total of 70 years direct experience in the healthcare field, and the considerable resources of the 290+ search firms of First Interview Network where we consistently rank amongst the top 20. Our primary expertise in the medical and pharmaceutical industries was attained by successfully completing over 1500 searches with over 400 clients and ranks us as a top 10 firm in the Twin Cities. (close)

  • Chandler Group Executive Search$1M-$5MCindy Chandler
    4165 Shoreline Drive, Suite 2205-25 Private
    952-471-3000, 952-471-3021 2001HQ
    Spring Park, MN
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  • We conduct each search assignment with the recognition that clients have unique needs and expectations. Within this custom-designed approach is a structured, comprehensive and proven process that ensures a successful and timely hiring decision. At every phase of the process, it is our promise to represent you in the best possible manner to all potential candidates and the market. (close)

  • Corporate Resources Professional Placement$1M-$5MDean Anderson
    4205 Lancaster Lane N., Suite 1085-25 Private
    763-550-9222, NA1978HQ
    Plymouth, MN
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  • Corporate Resources is a licensed professional search firm dedicated to matching qualified technical professionals with solid career opportunities. Founded in 1978, Corporate Resources immediately established itself as one of the premier placement firms in the Twin Cities. Our service has arranged many successful career placements for degreed engineers and management level personnel across a wide range of industries. (close)

  • FM Industries Inc.$1M-$5MNA
    10125 Crosstown Circle5-25 Private
    952-941-0966 , 952-941-44621979HQ
    Eden Prairie, MN
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  • We are a full service national human resources consulting firm based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. We specialize in Executive Search, Outplacement, Research and Human Resource employee placement on a contract basis. Our Search division is the longest established executive recruiting firm in the Twin Cities. We take pride in partnering with our clients to provide the highest quality of service each and every time we represent them in the marketplace. The following pages will define the search, research and career management/outplacement services provided by FM Industries and its divisions. (close)

  • Nosal Partners$1M-$5MTerri Naughtin
    60 S. Sixth St., Suite 23505-25 Private
    612-746-820, 612-746-82012005Branch
    Minneapolis, MN
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  • Our professionals commit to fully understanding clients’ underlying needs and delivering customized, scalable solutions. Renowned for their expertise in executive search, executive development, and interim executive solutions, Nosal Partners consultants provide insight into the broad spectrum of strategic, financial, operational, and human capital challenges that companies face, as well as access to an extensive network of business leaders across industry and functional areas. In addition to our ability to identify, assess, and facilitate the optimal executive leadership solution, we provide new leaders, executive teams, and entire organizations the support needed to successfully meet their business objectives together. (close)

  • The Gould Group$1M-$5MJay Gould
    333 Washington Ave. N., Suite 3235-25 Private
    612-349-2777, 612-349-2760 1995HQ
    Minneapolis, MN
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    The Gould Group is an executive search firm for middle and upper level management professionals in marketing, marketing communications and sales.The Gould Group was founded in 1995 with the intent of serving as a quality provider of recruiting services, in the eyes of clients and candidates alike. (close)

  • The Mazzitelli Group$1M-$5MTeresa Mazzitelli
    500 Lake St., Suite 2125-25 Private
    952-476-5449, 952-475-49321988HQ
    Excelsior, MN
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  • The Mazzitelli Group is a retained executive search firm specializing in c-suite selection, board of directors and senior level management assignments for nationwide clients. As generalists, we provide recruitment of senior management professionals — President, CEO, COO, Director of Sales & Marketing, CFO, CIO, VP, etc. — for a broad range of industries including manufacturing, medical device, defense, distribution, education, information technology and advertising to name a few.(close)

  • The Wood Group$1M-$5MMichael Wood
    601 Carlson Pkwy., Suite 10505-25 Private
    952-546-6997, 952-546-67431985HQ
    Minneapolis, MN
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  • Team is what Wood Executive Search is all about. Experienced professionals working together to fulfill clients’ needs. We offer broad industry expertise, outstanding service and a wide range of prospecting sources.(close)

  • Wells, Bradley & Associates Inc.$1M-$5MGillis Lindberg
    520 Lake Elmo Ave. N.5-25 Private
    651-430-2002, NA1976HQ
    Lake Elmo, MN
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  • Wells, Bradley & Associates, Inc., founded in 1976, is one of the top Executive Search Firms in the Country that specializes in the Banking & Financial Services Industry. We specialize in the recruitment and placement of middle to senior level management. We understand how the move towards a global economy, mergers and acquisitions, and the advances in technology have created new challenges for leaders in the Financial Service Industry.(close)

  • Deare Recruiting Solutions$1M-$5MRick Deare
    7760 France Ave. S., Suite 11005-25 Private
    952-403-9700, 952-513-47001998HQ
    Bloomington, MN
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  • Deare Recruiting Solutions is a sales and executive search firm founded in Minneapolis, MN in 1998. Services include specialized recruiting practices, professional executive search, scalable local or national project recruiting, contract recruiting, strategic and tactical recruitment consulting and corporate hiring solutions. From Fortune 100 to medium-sized and emerging growth companies, Deare\’s clients include some of the best and fastest growing businesses in the world.(close)

  • KeyStone Search$1M-$5MMike Frommelt
    105 Fifth Ave. S., Suite 5125-25 Private
    612-375-8900, 800-848-49122002HQ
    Minneapolis, MN
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  • With over 50 years of combined search experience, KeyStone Search is one of the most experienced firms in the Midwest. Yet, maybe the most attractive reason to work with KeyStone is our team approach. When you hire KeyStone, you hire our combined talent; there is no internal competition. When we begin a new project, we carefully assess who will lead, based upon availability, expertise and relationships. In addition, two partners are always assigned to a search. This adds up to stronger customer service and most importantly, better outcomes for our clients.(close)

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