World-Class Leadership Consulting

Pearson Partners International helps clients build world-class management teams. As a full-service retained executive search firm, we secure top talent for some of the most challenging positions in the marketplace, from CEOs and CFOs to CIOs and board members. Our track record of success has made us a trusted resource for loyal clients including Fortune 1000 companies, private equity firms and emerging businesses.

Our search capabilities are complemented by a professional leadership development and coaching practice to ensure executives reach their highest possible performance.

Based in Dallas, with locations across the country, we maintain a global executive search partnership in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

We are a Top 25 U.S./Americas Retained Executive Search Firm.

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Testimonials

"Pearson Partners has very strong connections in the marketplace, providing personal networking with individuals that forge relationships with people who are transitioning, and I think that's extremely positive."
Rhonda MacAndrew, SVP HRGreyhound
"Pearson Partners kept to the schedule, which was aggressive. Communications were very direct, and they worked closely with our operating partners throughout the process, which didn't require me to get involved until we were down to four final candidates. The four I interviewed were of solid caliber. The entire process was tremendous; it was honestly as smooth as any hiring process I've ever experienced."
Chip Hornsby, CEOMorrison Supply
“Pearson Partners did an excellent job, and I would use them again,” Wallander says. “They were a pleasure to work with and a great partner to me, and made it easy to focus on my business responsibilities while ensuring I met the need to get new people in quickly.”
Angie Wallander, EVP & CAOReddy Ice
"I realized I should probably start thinking about a potential career change. I had been friends with Stephen Konstans at Pearson Partners for many years, and an occasional source on his search projects. I met with him to talk things through, and he told me about Pearson Partners' executive coaching services and introduced me to Lisa Thompson, Pearson's managing director of professional services. Lisa gave me some invaluable advice: It would be good to prepare and lay some groundwork, so if and when the time came, I'd be ready."
Mark Layton, COOVideoPlus
"The search was flawless. There was a lot of pressure, timing was of the essence, and we had to find the absolute best candidate. I am a huge fan of Pearson Partners. They exceeded my expectations."
Anita Vanderveer, VP PeopleSonic Corporation
“We couldn't be happier. Pearson Partners was very responsive. I am one of the most critical people you’ll find, but they were truly a pleasure to work with. We found them to be very good partners and would enjoy working with them again.”
Pat Barth, SVPLone Star Steakhouse
"Pearson Partners understands the private equity business very well, and the cultural attributes that go hand-in-hand with that. They were in tune with our need for this person to both fit internally and interact positively with our portfolio companies. If a search firm didn't traffic in the private equity space, they wouldn't be in tune with that."
Christopher Ray, Sr Mng PartnerNatural Gas Partners

Comprehensive Solutions

Retained Executive Search
We have one of the highest job-fill rates in the industry and confidently commit to successfully completing every search.
Management Assessment
Our Assessment Services range from evaluating a single employee to analyzing the effectiveness of an entire organizational structure.
Executive Coaching
We understand your need for high-performing executives, confidentiality and return on your investment.
For Individuals
It’s our business to know what companies look for in top leadership; so we know exactly how to identify, assess and cultivate these qualities in executives.

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