Cowen Partners | Your Entertainment & Sports Search Firm


      Cowen Partners creates championship-level growth for our clients in the sports and entertainment industries. This growth results from us connecting your organization with the top 1% of talent, curating a list of diverse candidates matched to your team’s culture, and working with you to place leadership-ready talent. Our due diligence process provides placements that accelerate your company’s growth, market share, and opportunity. 


      As one of the best sports and entertainment executive search firms in the U.S., Cowen Partners delivers results other firms can’t. Our secret? Hands-on executive search services led by senior partners and backed by years of experience and network building. 


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      Cowen Partners delivers 3X more qualified candidates than other entertainment and sports executive recruitment firms. Through our proven retained executive search process, we find, vet, and deliver the top 1% of candidates for all C-Suite positions, VP Sales / Marketing / Media, Stadium Operations, Head Coaching positions, and Chief Operating Officers (COOs). We also deliver the same search process within the Collegiate space for all levels of Senior Leadership, including Athletic Directors.


      3X More Talent With Our Sports Executive Search Consultants


      No matter what type of leader your organization needs, our sports executive recruitment team promises to deliver exceptional candidates, matched to your organizational culture and curated from the top 1% of talent. Discover the results only a senior partner-led search can deliver by contacting us today.

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        Our hands-on executive recruiters have experience working with private, public, pre-IPO, and non-profit organizations. Clients are typically $50 million in revenue to Fortune 1000’s or have assets between $500 million to $15 billion. Successful placements span the entire C-Suite – CEOChief Operating OfficerChief Financial Officer, and include vice presidentgeneral counsel, and other director-level leadership roles.


        Learn how we deliver top talent, no matter the need, with our industry-leading research and resources. Discover the strategy that made Cowen Partners a leader among the best sports executive search firms in New York, Chicago, Seattle, Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, and beyond.

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        Every industry needs talent. We connect companies with in demand candidates who are prepared to take command of leadership roles. Click the role you need below to learn more about our process for finding and placing top talent in less than 6 weeks.



        Companies Agree Our Process Works. Our Clients Have This To Say About Our Results

        You succeeded where many others failed; we are grateful for your key role in helping us hire a great ...

        CEO Healthcare

        I can’t believe you found someone so fast, yes we want them to ...

        CFO Bank

        I’m really impressed by all the qualified candidates, thank you so ...

        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 ...

        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 ...

        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 ...

        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 ...

        VP HR Seafood Company

        You did what you said you’d do and I appreciate that, let me know if you ever need a ...

        CEO Specialty Pharmacy

        We have never seen this much activity from a recruiter ...

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