Cowen Partners | National Executive Search + Consulting

  • Corporate Office: (360) 947-2804
  • Corporate Office: (360) 947-2804

Private Equity Executive Search Firm


Cowen Partners is a private equity executive search firm and nothing drives results and creates value for our private equity clients like finding them their next executive leader. Our hands on recruiters have experience working with start-ups and pre-IPO companies.

Cities include New York City, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Denver, and Phoenix.

Clients are typically $10 million plus in revenue and successful placements span the entire C-Suite and include vice president and director level leadership roles.


Private Equity Executive Search Examples


Software Sales

Retained to headhunt proven sales people with established C-Suite contacts nationally for a fast growing private equity backed software company. Minneapolis, MN


Chief Legal Officer

Placed an experienced General Counsel with deep intellectual property (IP) experience in the software space. San Francisco, CA


Referral Company

Took over an unsuccessful CFO search for an industry leading private equity owned $100M referral services company. New York City, New York


Employee Engagement App

Successfully placed an IPO and public company experienced Corporate Controller for a $40M employee engagement software company with an IPO in two months. Seattle, WA



Recruited a proven VP of Sales and built a team of SDR’s and Account Executives for a well-known mid-market private equity backed marketing software company. Portland, Oregon

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