Unleash Growth with the Right Executive Talent

Recruiting, Retaining, and Transforming Leadership Talent for Exponential Business Growth

Executive Search and Leadership Solutions for Privately Held Companies

Creating growth in a privately held business demands unique talent. Leaders and leadership teams needed to juggle
multiple priorities and wear many hats, all while fitting seamlessly into the company’s culture and core values.

Why Choose Strategic Talent Partners?

With nearly 30 years of experience, Strategic Talent Partners offers comprehensive executive search and development services tailored to the specific needs of privately held businesses.

We Provide:

  • Retained Executive Search: Extensive experience with CEO Search, Owner Transition, CFO and COO/President Search as well as VP, Director and Manager Level Search
  • Assessment: Evaluations of Key Leaders and Leadership Teams to understand Strengths/Weaknesses and areas for Development
  • Leadership Development: Growing and Nurturing your leadership talent to take your company to the next level
  • Succession Planning: Ensuring you always have the right leadership team in place to reach your business goals

Our Process

Your business is constantly evolving, and you need skilled individuals who can adapt to various roles and responsibilities. Whether you’re searching for your first sales and marketing leader or leveling up a functional role to be more strategic, our executive search and development process starts with understanding your business plan and aligning your talent needs with your strategic growth goals now and in the future.

Our Unique Approach

As a privately held business ourselves, we thrive on the energy, passion, and entrepreneurial environment that comes with businesses of this size. We understand the unique challenges you face and are committed to helping you find the individuals who best fit your needs, as well as identifying existing talent who will help you scale for the future.

Understanding Your Unique Culture

As a private company, your culture and personality are unique; the right executive and leader for your company is different from those in public companies or even your closest competitors. At Strategic Talent Partners, we respect these differences in each client we serve. Our process incorporates your unique culture and business model to ensure you are getting the right leader for your future.

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Our Expertise

Since our founding, we have provided high-end executive search and development services exclusively to private companies. This specialization allows us to understand and meet the unique needs of privately held businesses effectively.

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Let Strategic Talent Partners help you find the leadership talent that will drive your business forward.

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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.