Why We Do What We Do : Mission & Vision

Diversified Search is a retained executive search firm with offices in nine cities in the United States. In business for over 40 years, Diversified is the largest woman owned retained executive search firm worldwide.

We have been consistently ranked in the “Top 10” retained search firms in the United States.  Diversified Search is the exclusive US partner of AltoPartners, the international alliance of independent executive search firms. Established in 2006 by a group of entrepreneurial companies, the alliance now spans 30 countries and 49 offices across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.

With more than 50 Managing Directors, who have domain expertise and search experience across 15 Industry and Functional Practices and supported by a strong group of 25 Associate Recruiters and Research Associates, Diversified Search’s unique size affords us the ability to be agile and creative in our approach to identifying and recruiting exceptional candidates who have impact for our client organizations.




„We believe that great leadership transforms people, organizations, and the world.



„„We seek diverse perspectives and challenge conventional thinking to uncover the purpose, passion, and potential of our clients and candidates.



„„„We identify, assess, and place the highest impact leaders for organizations and boards.




To deliver innovative, impactful leadership solutions that increase value for our client organizations.



At Diversified Search, we are driven to be the preeminent partnership in serving and advising leaders, leveraging our exceptional culture and process to deliver extraordinary results.