EXECUTIVE SEARCH CASE STUDIES

      President Commercial Real Estate

      The Need  One of the east coast’s largest multi family real estate companies, Beacon Communities based in Boston, was in need of a highly experienced President of Property Management when a long term executive of the company announced their retirement. This position was highly transformative, overseeing seven regional SVPs, a growing portfolio of 140 diverse

      Head of Capital Markets – Solar Energy

      The Need  As the nation’s first consumer lending platform for solar energy, Sungage’s proprietary platform was scaling quickly and the CEO needed to diversify their capital sources to the fuel the rapidly growing residential solar loan program while providing consumers the most competitive rates available. The Solution Working with the CEO and executive staff, Cowen

      Global Head of Tax

      The Need Paradigm, the world’s largest Web3, Crypto, and Blockchain venture capital firm needed to address the evolving crypto and blockchain tax climate for their funds and portfolio companies globally. Cowen Partners Executive Search was identified as a strategic partner due to our deep understanding of global tax, tax laws, lobbying, and venture capital. The

      Global NGO Chief of Staff

      The Need BOMA is a U.S nonprofit organization and Kenyan NGO that provide the people and governments of Africa’s drylands with economic inclusion programs that increase resilience to multiple crises. BOMA retained Cowen Partners to find a Chief of Staff reporting into the CEO. BOMA is implementing a new strategic growth plan and needed a

      CEO Succession Billion+ Retailer

      The Need Bi-Mart approached Cowen Partners about conducting a CEO search to replace their long time CEO. After nearly 40 years at Bi-Mart it was time to pass the baton and without any clear internal successor, they needed help finding a qualified outside CEO candidate. The Solution It was clear from early on that this

      CFO Billion+ Energy Provider

      The Need Vicinity Energy, the nation’s largest district energy provider, had just been spun off from Veolia, one of the world’s largest public service providers, and they needed a CFO. Now owned by a French private equity group and with significant financial reporting, acquisitions, and integrations on the horizon, the CFO needed to have significant

      Global Seafood General Manager Search

      The Need Ocean Beauty, one of the nation’s largest and most recognized seafood companies had just built a brand new, state-of-the-art processing facility when they retained Cowen Partners’ services to find a world class General Manager. The Solution Cowen Partners identified four highly-qualified candidates across the country, all of whom worked directly for the competition.

      Pre IPO Sales, Marketing, and Finance

      The Need Fast growing and privately held Consumer Edge is one of the nation’s leading providers of alternative data to the world’s largest hedge funds and consumer brands. Lead by its CEO and Chief Revenue Officer, the company contacted Cowen Partners to help build out enterprise sales, data partnerships, demand generation marketing, and finance functions.

      Chief Technology Officer Search & IPO

      The Need The largest privately owned coffee chain in the U.S., owned by TSG Consumer Capital, was rapidly scaling to go public and needed an experienced Chief Technology Officer to modernize the company’s information technology systems, including fulfillment, inventory, POS, app, and drive through systems, with the goal of supporting continued growth. Ultimately, they tasked

      Enterprise Sales Leadership Recruiting

      The Need One of the nation’s largest performance management and business analytics consultancies was having trouble identifying, retaining, and recruiting qualified sales leadership. The company had relied unsuccessfully on referrals, job ads, and third-party recruiters for years without success. Experiencing high turnover and declining revenue, eCapital Advisors retained Cowen Partners to recruit a new board

      COO for National Fitness Chain

      The Need Svetness Fitness, one of the fastest growing in home personal training companies in the United States, retained Cowen Partners to find their first Chief Operating Officer. Svetness was experiencing double digit growth and had obtained the capital, and expertise of a private equity group to expand operations and they needed a COO who could

      Global Human Resources Leader

      The Need  Sciforma, an award-winning provider of portfolio and project management software, retained Cowen Partners to find a global leader of human resources. As Sciforma planned for future growth across the United States, Europe, and India, they needed a strategic HR Executive that could elevate the function and be a key business partner the executive team.  The Solution

      General Counsel Supporting Sales

      The Need  ETR (Enterprise Technology Research) needed a General Counsel to support their enterprise sales team in negotiations with some of the world’s largest technology companies, be a data privacy compliance and regulatory planning subject matter expert, and a strategic business partner to the CEO and Board. The Solution Cowen Partners met with each of

      COO and CFO for Fast Growing CPG

      The Need Fast growing consumer packaged goods company, LadyBoss Health & Weight Loss, had become a $200 Million business, ranking #4 on the Inc. Fastest Growing 500 list. Managed entirely by husband and wife co-founders it was time to hire some professional management to take the company to the next level. Including operations, finance, and

      REIT VP of Tax

      The Need  Unico Properties, one of the West Coast’s largest commercial real estate investment companies was right sizing and internalizing their strategic tax function when they contacted Cowen Partners for help identifying the right person.   The Solution In partnership with the CFO, CHRO, and head of Talent Acquisition Cowen Partners profiled Unico’s ideal candidate,

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