Portland, OR Executive Search Firm


      National Executive Recruiters from Portland! This is where it all began for us.


      Top Executive Search Recruitment Portland 2024 by ClutchCowen Partners is Oregon and SW Washington’s only nationally ranked executive search firm. We give our clients access to the top 1% of human capital to create opportunities that accelerate their growth and market share. With Cowen Partners, clients can grow at scale, create value, and drive results with world-class talent.


      The Only Nationally Ranked Executive Search Firm in Oregon & SW Washington


      Our clients are both small and large, publicly traded, private, and non-profit organizations. Our elite team of executive recruiters is highly skilled at partnering with clients who have $50 million to multi-billion-dollar in revenue, as well as Fortune 100 companies and organizations with assets between $500 million to $15 billion. Successful placements span the entire C-Suite (CEO, COO, CFO, CTO, CMO, CHRO, etc.) and include VP HR, sales and marketing, and director level leadership roles.


      Extensive recruitment experience in and around Portland & SW Washington


      With our proven processes and guaranteed results, we have successfully placed hundreds of candidates in industries including technology, manufacturing, CPG, commercial real estate, private equity, healthcare, financial services, sales, and finance.

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        Top Executive Search Firm in Oregon and SW Washington


        Our hands-on executive recruiters have experience working with private, public, pre-IPO, and non-profit organizations. Clients are typically $50 million in revenue to Fortune 1000


        companies or have assets between $500 million to $15 billion.


        Successful placements span the entire C-Suite and include CEOsChief Operating OfficersChief Financial Officers, Chief Sales Officers, Chief Marketing Officer, vice presidents salesgeneral counsel, and other director-level leadership roles.


        Cowen Partners delivers 3X more qualified candidates than the competition. Through our proven retained executive search process, we find, vet, and deliver the top 1% of candidates for positions across the C-suite. Our process works for all industries, including technologyhealthcaremanufacturingretailreal estatefinancial serviceprivate equity, and more.


        Check out our industry-leading resources to see why Cowen Partners is a leader among the best executive search firms in New York City, Chicago, Seattle, Portland, Dallas, Los Angeles, and beyond:

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        You succeeded where many others failed; we are grateful for your key role in helping us hire a great candidate.

        CEO Healthcare

        I can’t believe you found someone so fast, yes we want them to start!

        CFO Bank

        I’m really impressed by all the qualified candidates, thank you so much

        SVP Chief People Officer

        I wanted to let you know we are very happy with your services, she has been great for us. Thank you for this assistance.

        CFO Credit Union

        I really appreciate your help finding someone for me and hope our paths cross again. I would definitely consider using you for a new search if I should have one. It was really easy to work with you.

        CFO Software Company

        Even after less than two months, it’s clear she is extremely well qualified and an excellent long term addition to our staff. We are very pleased to have her. Thanks for all the work you did to help make this possible.

        CEO Real Estate Company

        You are adamant in your search. I don’t think we have ever had a headhunter/recruiter so diligent on seeking out candidates as you are.

        VP HR Seafood Company

        You did what you said you’d do and I appreciate that, let me know if you ever need a reference

        CEO Specialty Pharmacy

        We have never seen this much activity from a recruiter before

        VP Talent Acquisition

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