Shawn Cole - Cowen Partners
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      Shawn Cole, President

      Shawn Cole is a serial entrepreneur and executive leader with over 15 years’ experience founding and running successful companies. Shawn’s business career has been centered on value creation for both turnarounds and startups with extensive experience in M&A, consolidations, and integrations. Shawn is President and Co-Founder of Cowen Partners, a national executive search firm focused

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      Ash Wendt
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      Ash Wendt, President

      As a founding partner of Cowen Partners, Ash Wendt has drawn on his career experience in sales and executive recruiting to build a vibrant, dynamic firm. His results-driven approach is rooted in discipline and strength of purpose and the belief that Cowen Partners fulfills a need across industries. He excels in developing strategic processes to

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      Thomas Paik | Executive Recruiter & Search Consultant | Cowen Partners
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      Thomas Paik, Managing Director

      Thomas has diverse experience supporting global brands going through transformational change. At Cowen Partners, Thomas supports executive searches in the areas of human resources, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and change management. Prior to joining Cowen Partners, Thomas was the Global Talent Acquisition Director for Mercy Corps – a leading international NGO (non-governmental organization) focusing on

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      Sam Torres | Entertainment, Athletics & Sports Executive Search | Cowen Partners
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      Sam Torres, Senior Associate

      Sam Torres serves as a senior advisor, and executive recruiter for C-Suite leaders and administrators in the executive recruitment process by providing guidance on talent across all levels of senior leadership including CEO, COO, CIO, CFO, CMO, CTO, and Vice President. He personally manages the executive search process to find, recruit, and place top executive leaders. He

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      Jim O’Leary, Managing Director

      Jim has been an executive recruiter for over twenty years with a global reputation for identifying high-performing CxO/VP/Director level senior executive leaders for some of the most innovative, public, private and early-stage entrepreneurial firms. He has concluded mission critical searches in a broad swath of industries such as high technology, consumer brands, manufacturing, clean-tech, and

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      Bruce Henry | Managing Director of Cowen Partner's Healthcare Executive Search Division | Top Healthcare Executive Recruiters
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      Bruce Henry, Managing Director

      About Bruce Henry Bruce manages our healthcare executive search practice. Growing up in Chicago and worked as a surgical orderly during summers while in high school. He attended the University of Illinois and Tel Aviv University where he was a pre-med. He founded Bruce Henry Associates, Healthcare Executive Search when living in San Francisco in

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