Chicago Executive Search Firm


      Cowen Partners is a Chicago executive search firm and nothing drives results and creates value for our clients like finding them their next executive leader. As a national executive search firm in Chicago, our hands-on executive recruiters have experience working with private, public, pre-IPO, and non-profit organizations. Clients are typically $50 million to five billion dollars in revenue or have assets between $500 million to $15 billion. Successful placements span the entire C-Suite – CEO, COO, Chief Financial Officer, and include vice president, general counsel, and other director-level leadership roles.


      Chicago Executive Search
      Chicago Executive Search

      Nationally Ranked Chicago Executive Search Firm


      Cowen Partners

      111 W. Jackson
      IL, Chicago 60604


      With our proven processes and guaranteed results, we have successfully placed hundreds of candidates in industries including technology, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, financial services, and private equity.


      Retained Search Placements Include


      • COO $200M CPG Company
      • VP Sales Software Company
      • CFO $1.5B Community Bank
      • CEO MedTech / Private Equity
      • Sales Director Managed Services
      • President $20M Dental Group
      • CEO $100M Retailer
      • CFO Public Home Builder
      • CEO $1.4B Credit Union
      • Executive Director Non-Profit


      Check out our industry-leading Chicago executive search firm resources to see why Cowen Partners is a leading executive search firm in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle, and beyond:

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