Private Equity Company Acquires New Portfolio CFO

Private Equity Company Acquires New Portfolio CFO

When a small private equity portfolio company’s chief financial officer announced his retirement—and the fact that he would be leaving quickly—the private equity owners jumped into action to fill the position. “We had a short time frame before our retiring CFO departed,” the company’s CEO says. “As a small, middle-market company with limited resources, we had to act quickly.” With intensive manufacturing operations, as well as offshore sourcing capabilities, the […]

Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind Lands New CEO

Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind Lands New CEO

When Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind needed a new chief executive officer, the non-profit organization had to be sure that its next top leader had not only the expertise to oversee the agency’s employees and operations, but also broad business acumen, passion for the organization’s mission and strategic thinking skills. To find the right individual for the job, it turned to Pearson Partners International. Before winning the search, Pearson Partners’ […]

Meeting Professionals International

Meeting Professionals International

Making the Match: Pearson Partners Secures COOs for Global Meeting and Event Association When a global membership organization needed two new, uniquely qualified chief operating officers within a three-year period, it turned to the same, proven executive talent resource both times: Pearson Partners International. Dallas-based Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest global meeting and event industry association, with approximately 18,500 members belonging to more than 80 chapters and clubs […]

Case Study: STI International, Inc.

Case Study: STI International, Inc.

STI International, Inc. New CEO Helps Precision Firearm Manufacturer Take Aim at New Markets STI International, Inc., having earned a reputation for manufacturing the finest competition firearms in the world, could not make products fast enough to satisfy intense demand. Still, the ESOP company aimed to expand beyond its dominant position in the competitive market, and expand their product offering and retail availability to the sport and leisure shooter. After […]

Pearson Partners Places Illinois Institute of Technology Provost

Pearson Partners Places Illinois Institute of Technology Provost

Pearson Partners International is pleased to announce that Illinois Institute of Technology has selected Frances Bronet, distinguished professor and dean of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts at the University of Oregon since 2005, to succeed Alan W. Cramb as provost and senior vice president of academic affairs. Pearson Partners conducted the nationwide search, in concert with the IIT search committee. Frances, who currently holds the position of acting […]