Industries & Specialties

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      Cowen Partners is at the forefront of executive recruiting across nearly every industry, with exceptionally experienced recruiters who bring deep expertise and vast industry knowledge to every engagement.

      As leaders in executive search nationwide and for every leadership role in and adjacent to the C-suite, Cowen Partners has a proven, time-tested process, as well as the best executive recruiters, to connect organizations of any size with world-class talent that’s a better fit for their company culture and their long-term objectives.

      In fact, our top-rated executive search firm typically places leaders across various industries in less than six weeks using due diligence-driven, senior partner-backed executive search processes.

      That’s how we have earned national recognition as one of the best executive search firms in practically every industry, specialty, and role.

      Discover more about how our executive recruiters can help your organization find its next superstar leader.

      Executive Search & Recruiting by Industry

      Professional services, real estate, and private equity are just some of the industries in which Cowen Partners is synonymous with excellence when it comes to recruiting world-class talent for executive positions.

      Technology

      Technology

      Our IT executive search engagements span nearly all IT needs and tech clients, from hardware resellers and software firms to Martech companies, SaaS firms, and more.

      Real Estate

      Real Estate

      At the forefront of real estate executive search, we find top talent for commercial real estate firms, builders, multi-family housing companies, and more.

      Private Equity

      Private Equity

      With some of the most effective private equity recruiting strategies around, we are skilled at sourcing the best executive talent for PE firms across the board.

      Professional services, real estate, and private equity are just some of the industries in which Cowen Partners is synonymous with excellence when it comes to recruiting world-class talent for executive positions.

      Financial Services

      Financial Services

      Our financial services executive recruiters have recently placed C-suite candidates in banks, credit unions, tax firms, and accounting firms nationwide.

      Banking

      Banking

      We have placed Chief Lending Officers, VP Corporate Controller, Chief Financial Officers, and others at business, community, and agricultural banks nationwide.

      Credit Unions

      Credit Unions

      Successful credit unions are community leaders driven by cohesive C-suites. Our credit union recruiters are the behind-the-scenes engineers of many of these C-suites.

      In the areas of technology, manufacturing, and CPG, our executive recruiters are exceptionally skilled at identifying and placing the best talent for a variety of standard C-suite roles, as well as specialized leadership positions in niche spaces.

      Retail

      Retail

      Retail, consumer services, eCommerce, and luxury goods executive search are just some of our specialties. We have deep expertise in nutrition executive search and much more.

      CPG

      CPG

      Our CPG recruiters and FMCG headhunters specialize in recruitment for leaders in supply chains, luxury goods, eCommerce, hyper-growth PE, and VC-backed deals.

      Manufacturing

      Manufacturing

      Industry marketing associations, CPG sales, aerospace manufacturers, and defense manufacturers are just some of our recent manufacturing executive search clients.

      With family-owned firms, companies with employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), and non-profits, unique needs and issues can arise in the executive search process. We are keenly aware of these nuances and complexities, making Cowen Partners the executive recruiters of choice for family businesses, ESOP companies, NFPs, and other organizations.

      Family Business

      Family Business

      Family business executive search and family business succession planning are top reasons why we are often engaged by large family-owned and -operated companies.

      Non Profits, NFP

      Non Profits, NFPs

      Known for integrity and value, our NGO & NFP executive recruiters work with large-asset foundations, affordable housing NGOs, healthcare NFPs, and many more.

      ESOPs

      ESOPs

      Our ESOP executive recruiters specialize in recruiting for supermarkets, manufacturing firms, architecture & engineering firms, construction companies & other ESOPs.

      From fields and franchises to spotlights, entertainment agencies, defense companies, and beyond, our executive recruiters are heavy-hitters who know how to work with today’s power players to deliver extraordinary candidates who are ideal for a role and the company culture as a whole. We can also do that faster than the competition.

      Sports & Entertainment

      Sports & Entertainment

      From sports franchises to the entertainment industry, award-winning growth start with the right pros in the C-suite and the right executive recruiters to them.

      Defense

      Defense

      Our DoD recruiters routinely work with defense companies in Indianapolis, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, Phoenix, and beyond.

      Transportation & Logistics

      Transportation & Logistics

      Our C-suites placements move freight, logistics, supply chain, shipping, and distribution companies forward.

      From Los Angeles and Silicon Valley to Austin, NYC, and beyond, Cowen Partners delivers more exceptionally qualified candidates for leadership roles across the C-suite for tech companies, SaaS firms, cryto and Bitcoin companies, credit unions, and more.

      Professional Services

      Professional Services

      Principal executive placements have included BIG 4 and regional CPA firms, managed services, and IT consultancies.

      Blockchain

      Blockchain

      Blockchain, Crypto, DeFi, NFT, Metaverse and Web3 space all turn to the executive recruiters at Cowen partners for elite leadership talent. Here’s why.

      Software

      Software

      Software product, service, and cloud-based companies all turn to our software executive recruiters for extraordinary C-level talent.

      The rapidly advancing world of healthcare requires experienced, focused leaders to manage the ever-evolving needs and demands of patients, facilities, staff, insurance, compliance, technology, and beyond. That’s why putting the right leaders in the right positions is more critical than ever in today’s healthcare organizations — and it’s why more and more firms are turning to the healthcare executive recruiters at Cowen Partners to meet their dental, behavioral health, tech, and pharmaceutical executive search needs.

      Healthcare

      Healthcare

      Hospitals, pharmacies, dental offices, medtech firms, and senior care facilities continue to rely on Cowen Partners for highly qualified candidates for all leadership roles.

      Dental Groups

      Dental Offices & Groups

      Chief medical officers, chief dental officers, and chief financial officers are just some roles we commonly source candidates for when we engage with dental offices and groups for executive searches.

      Pharmacies

      Pharmacies

      Our pharmacy executive recruiters have successfully placed CEOs, CFOs, CMOs & others in pharmaceutial sales, manufacturing, and distribution companies across the U.S.

      Native corporations, gaming organizations, seafood businesses, and professional service-industry organizations need sharp, forward-thinking leaders who can overcome complex challenges, effectively mitigate risk, and leverage new opportunities and innovations to take companies to the next level of success. Whether that means recruiting to expand a C-suite, grow a startup, or address other key agendas and objectives, the executive recruiters at Cowen Partners are some of the most trusted and relied-upon experts in their field. That’s why more and more organizations across the board are turning to our top-rated executive search firm to meet their leadership recruitment needs.

      Gaming

      Gaming

      Resorts, casinos, and other gaming industry organizations rely on Cowen Partners to fill their C-suites with extraordinary talent. Here’s how we do it.

      Seafood

      Seafood

      No matter what type of leader your seafood business needs, our executive recruiters can deliver exceptional candidates, curated from the top 1% of talent.

      Native American Recruitment

      Native American Recruitment

      We have vast experience working with the largest Native Corporations and their portfolio companies in AK and the lower 48.

      In addition to all of the industries noted thus far, the top executive recruiters at Cowen Partners also serve several other sectors, both mainstream and more niche, delivering extraordinary talent, the best candidates, and optimal ROIs for practically any C-level role. From the tax, accounting, and insurance industries to venture capital (VC), artificial intelligence (AI), and beyond, we have all of your executive recruiting needs covered.

      Accounting

      Accounting

      We are one of the few executive search firms with expertise in finding highly qualified Corporate Controllers and Chief Accounting Officers.

      Tax

      Tax

      Get world-class talent for your tax business or a specialized role in the C-suite that focuses on taxes, auditing, and finance.

      Insurance

      Insurance

      Cowen Partners is a premier insurance executive search firm. Our insurance recruiters specialize in the C-Suite.

      Venture Capital

      Venture Capital

      Our hands-on venture capital recruiters have deep experience working with startups and high growth series A and B companies.

      Artificial Intelligence

      Artificial Intelligence

      Our AI executive recruitment places machine learning engineers, data scientists, CFOs with R&D and SaaS experience, and others.

      Pro Bono

      Pro Bono

      We offer pro bono executive search and recruiting services because we believe in giving back.

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