Retained Executive Search Services

Retained Executive Search Services

In today's competitive business landscape, leadership is the cornerstone of success. This is why leading organizations across the country turn to CBIZ EFL Associates' dedicated team of executive recruiters. We specialize in placing senior-level executives for all C-suite positions, from CEOs and Presidents to Executive Directors and Board Members. Our goal is to connect you with top-tier leaders who can seamlessly step into their roles and make a lasting impact on your business.

A Strategic Solution for a Strategic Need

As the world of work evolves, finding exceptional leadership is more critical than ever. Our retained executive search services are designed to identify and secure top-tier talent that will drive your organization's growth and prosperity.

There are a variety of reasons to rely on us for your executive search needs:

Strategic Transformation

Organizations undergoing significant strategic changes, such as mergers, acquisitions, or a shift in business focus, may require new leadership with a specific skill set and vision to drive these transformations successfully.

DE&I Initiatives

Organizations committed to fostering diversity and inclusion within their leadership teams may partner with executive search firms that specialize in identifying diverse candidates for top roles.

Industry Expertise

When an organization operates in a highly specialized or regulated industry, they may engage a search firm with deep industry knowledge to identify executives who understand the intricacies and can navigate the regulatory landscape effectively.

Confidential Searches

For sensitive executive positions or situations where confidentiality is paramount, such as replacing a CEO without causing disruption, an executive search firm can conduct discreet searches without revealing the company's identity until necessary.

Succession Planning

Organizations often engage executive search firms to identify potential successors for key leadership positions, ensuring a smooth transition when current executives retire or move on.

These are just a few examples of scenarios we can help your organization with to secure exceptional leadership talent.

Industries we Support with Retained Executive Search Services

  • Animal Health
  • Construction & Engineering
  • Consumer Markets / Retail
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Financial Services
  • Higher Education
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Manufacturing
  • Nonprofit & Social Impact
  • Private Equity
  • Public Retirement & Capital Markets
  • Technology



List of Retained Executive Search Functions

  • Chief Executive Officer / President
  • Finance & Accounting Leaders
  • Human Resources Officers
  • Operations & Supply Chain
  • Sales & Marketing Executives
  • Technology & Digital Leadership
  • Legal & General Counsels
  • Board of Directors

Our Proven Methodology

Our proven methodology combines extensive industry knowledge, wide-ranging networks, exceptional research capabilities and deep subject matter expertise to deliver successful outcomes for clients. 

Download our Service Overview to learn more about what sets our search process apart from other firms.


Why Choose CBIZ EFL Associates for Retained Executive Search?

What distinguishes CBIZ EFL Associates from other executive search firms is that we're innovative and resourceful while employing a purposefulness that separates us from the competition. Our experienced professionals will partner with you to recruit impactful leaders for your organization’s key roles in multiple industries and functional disciplines.

Let us leverage our extensive network and national reach to connect you with the ideal executives for your unique needs.

Solutions for Your Companies Leadership Needs

At CBIZ EFL Associates, We offer a full suite of executive leadership and strategic consulting services designed to help your organization attract, recruit and retain top talent, including: