World-Class Leadership Consulting

Pearson Partners International helps our 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, from CEOs and CFOs to CIOs, board members and senior executives. 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 executive search capabilities are complemented by a professional leadership development and executive coaching practice to ensure executives reach their highest possible performance.

Based in Dallas, with locations across the country, we are a member of IIC Partners, one of the world’s top 10 executive search organizations. With offices in countries, IIC Partners gives you access to the highest caliber executive talent around the globe.

We are a Top 40 U.S./Americas Retained Executive Search Firm.

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"The search was an eye-opener for me. Before I engaged Pearson Partners, I had rarely seen someone with the combination of innovation, credentials and education that we were seeking.”
Mark Haney, SVPWellStar Health System
"Pearson Partners was very effective at giving us the best of the best. They gave us good insight into the candidates they presented to us, and we had conversations about them so that we didn't have to interview 20 people. We knew we were interviewing the right people."
Chris Burt, SVP HRLSG Sky Chefs
"The best part of the partnership, for me as a business leader, is that Pearson Partners takes the time to understand our business goals, not just what we are trying to accomplish relative to recruitment needs."
Marvin Riley, PresidentFairbanks Morse Engine
"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
“We expected a diverse group of candidates, and that they be totally and thoroughly screened, and they were,” Hawkins says. “It was very clear that Pearson Partners spent a lot of time and effort with each candidate, because the detailed write-ups that we received on each one prior to the interview were right on target."
Diane Hawkins, Sr Director People & PerformanceMeeting Professionals International
“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
"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


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Retained Executive Search

We have one of the highest job-fill rates in the industry and confidently commit to successfully completing every search.
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Management Assessment

Our Assessment Services range from evaluating a single employee to analyzing the effectiveness of an entire organizational structure.
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Executive Coaching

We understand your need for high-performing executives, confidentiality and return on your investment.
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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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Featured Success Stories

  • LSGSkyChefs
  • Authentix
  • Fairbanks Morse Engine
  • WellStar Health System
  • Rent-A-Center
  • Natural Gas Partners
  • Morrison Supply
  • STI International
  • Greyhound
  • Sonic
  • Unified Power
  • ASUG – Americas’ SAP Users’ Group
  • BMC – Building Materials and Construction Services
  • Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • Lone Star Steakhouse
  • Reddy Ice
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