Seattle Executive Search | Cowen Partners


      Our executive recruiters & consultants are from Seattle!

      This is where it all began for us.

      As one of the nation’s leading executive search firms, Cowen Partners has filled hundreds of executive positions since our founding, enabling companies to harness the power of human capital to fuel their success. Many of those positions have been in the Seattle, Washington, and greater Puget Sound area.


      For years, Cowen Partners has been providing clients with 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.


      Cowen Partners Executive Search

      506 2nd Ave Suite #1400

      Seattle, WA 98104


      Corporate Office: (360) 947-2804

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        Cowen Partners is proud to work with an array of clients, including entrepreneurs, small and growing businesses, and large corporations. Our clients include private and non-profit organizations, with some of our most prominent engagements involving publicly traded businesses, with $50 million to multi-billion dollar revenue, as well as Fortune 1000 companies with assets between $500 million to $15 billion. Successful placements span the entire C-Suite, CEO, COO, CFO, and include director and manager-level leadership roles.


        The experienced Seattle recruiters at Cowen Partners Executive Search have particular expertise in the following areas: accounting and finance, IPO preparation, SEC reporting, corporate tax, financial institutions (banks and credit unions), enterprise software sales including technology, SaaS, and managed services, and rapid growth private equity/venture capital-backed deals.


        In addition to executive search, Cowen Partners Consulting offers CEO succession planning and CFO consulting for middle-market companies on an interim, project, and fractional basis. CFO consultants provide forecasting, financial cash flow, treasury, software implementation, and M & A services. Cowen Partners maintains a multimillion-dollar payroll service for even the largest of client consulting and staffing engagements.


        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.

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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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