A National Search Identifies the Right Internal Candidate for DART

A National Search Identifies the Right Internal Candidate for DART

After DART’s chief financial officer announced his retirement, the transit agency’s leadership team saw an opportunity to reevaluate the distribution of executive responsibility at the transit agency, which supports an extensive network of light rail, commuter rail, bus routes and paratransit services that move more than 220,000 passengers across the metroplex each day. The former CFO had not only handled finance, but also overseen a number of different departments within […]

Searchlight Newsletter – Q4 2018

Searchlight Newsletter – Q4 2018

                        Q4 2018 A Message from Keith Pearson, President & CEO The North American Free Trade Agreement, better known as NAFTA, could be considered the most consequential trade agreement ever created. But as times change, even the most stalwart international agreements must be re-examined, and NAFTA is no exception. When NAFTA was signed into law in 1993, the World […]

Searchlight Newsletter – Q2 2018

Searchlight Newsletter – Q2 2018

                        Q2 2018 A Message from Keith Pearson, President & CEO If you live and work in North Texas, you already know what so many others around the world are even now discovering: The Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex is a fantastic place to live and work. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Dallas had the highest job growth rate […]

Forbes: America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms 2018

Forbes: America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms 2018

Pearson Partners is honored to have been recognized as one of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms by Forbes for the second consecutive year. We had the same honor in 2017 and we couldn’t be prouder of our hard-working team. “The hiring process is rarely simple, whether you’re scouring the job market for your next employer or your next employee. Seventy-six percent of hiring managers admit attracting top talent is their greatest […]

Forbes: America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms 2017

Forbes: America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms 2017

Pearson Partners is proud to have been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms. “If you speak with startup founders or large-company CEOs, they’ll probably tell you that hiring good people is their biggest challenge. It’s no wonder there are thousands of recruiting firms in the U.S., all vying to help companies get talent in the door. But which recruiters are the most well-respected?” (Forbes, 2017) […]

A Perfect Match for Match Group

A Perfect Match for Match Group

When Match Group (MTCH) became a publicly traded company in November 2015, it needed a chief accounting officer with the specialized skills and experience to take the company into its new phase. At the time of its IPO, Match Group owned 45 brands, including Match.com, Tinder, OkCupid and PlentyOfFish. Across all of its brands, the company was supporting 59 million active users in 190 countries. Match Group CFO, Gary Swidler, […]

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’ […]