Who We Serve

Recruiting, Retaining, and Transforming Talent for Exponential Business Growth
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Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

At Strategic Talent Partners, we’ve worked over 20 years as executive recruiters for ESOPs. Our team realizes that ESOPs require business leaders who are not only talented but also fit both the core values of the company and serve as champions for employee ownership. Suffice it to say that not all talented executives are cut out to lead in an ESOP.

We assist ESOPs in building and developing exceptional leadership teams via CEO Search/Succession Planning, Board Director search, as well as Senior/Mid-Level Leadership Search.

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Privately Held

Creating growth in a privately held business requires unique talent. Individual leaders and leadership teams need to juggle multiple priorities and wear multiple hats, all while fitting in seamlessly with the culture & core values of the company and ownership.

With nearly 3 decades of experience, Strategic Talent Partners offers comprehensive executive search services and consulting tailored to meet the specific needs of privately held businesses. Not only do we provide retained executive search for all levels of leadership, but we also offer assessment, leadership development, succession planning, and coaching to ensure you have the right leadership in place at all times

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Companies Running on EOS®

If you run your company on EOS®, you understand how critical it is to have the right people in the right seats. But if you have run a company for any period, you also know how difficult it is to consistently have the right people in the right seats, especially if you are growing.

At Strategic Talent Partners, we have been working with EOS® companies for nearly 15 years. We are one of the leading executive search firms specializing in EOS® companies, helping our clients hire and develop Growth Leadership teams; leaders who understand the critical nature of leading others and who lean into constantly getting better and hitting goals. We are experts at helping to identify and hire the RIGHT Integrator for your business, as well as the RIGHT functional team leaders to keep your business growing.

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Welcome to the future of Executive Search and Leadership Solutions! We are thrilled to announce the merger of CorTalent and KeyStone Executive Search. Joining forces as Strategic Talent Partners, we bring together more than 250 combined years of experience in positive client outcomes, tenure of collaborative partnerships, and a shared belief that your success results from hiring and retaining the right leadership talent.

What does this mean for you? We’re the same team you’ve trusted for years, now with even deeper expertise in:

  1. Executive Retained Search including CEO transition and board searches, Chief Officer searches, and functional leadership searches, and
  2. Leadership Solutions including leadership assessments, leadership and team workshops and programs, and talent strategies and succession planning.