Fort Lauderdale CFO Search Firm

      When you are searching your next Chief Financial Officer, Cowen Partners has you covered.


      Cowen Partners is a national CFO search firm, driven to create value for our clients, and we have a long-standing record of placing exceptionally qualified Chief Financial Officers across all industries.


      Our President and Founding Partner, Shawn Cole, is a thought leader on the “modern CFO” and one of the few executive recruiters who contribute to national publications, including Forbes,, IPOHub, and CFO Dive.

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      Nationally Ranked CFO Search Firm


      According to the Economist, 80 to 90 percent of Fortune 250 companies use a recruiter when searching for a CFO. Finding leaders for your business is difficult, but executive search firms like Cowen Partners simplify the process. Cowen Partners is the best executive search firm for finding top-rated finance executives. Cowen Partners is a leading national executive search firm and is known for diligently working to meet the recruiting needs of clients. Diligence is not the only feature you should be looking for in an executive search firm, though.


      Cowen Partners conducts more Chief Financial Officer searches nationally a month than most search firms do in a year. We have a deep network of qualified CFO candidates and know the market, let us get to know your business.


      With our proven processes and guaranteed results, we are highly effective at successfully placing exceptional candidates across several industries, including technology, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, financial services, and private equity.


      As a top-rated retained executive search firmCowen Partners has particular expertise in the following areas: accounting, finance, and tax, SEC reporting and IPO preparation, and financial reporting for public and privately owned companies.


      Our partner-owned model guarantees that every engagement is led start to finish by experienced senior partners. Contact us to learn more.

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