Executive Search

Since 1999, Dragonswood has been a trusted retained executive search firm and provider of specialty services to private equity and investment banking firms.

Whether placing new leadership, or evaluating the potential of fresh talent for an acquisition, human capital is one of the most critical investments a business can make. We are here to lead your next search with the goal of optimizing work performance outcomes.

We work in partnership with clients to identify the leadership qualities required for organizational success, then each assignment begins with extensive research to identify comparable companies and prospective management candidates. We also obtain client consensus on the position’s specifications, reporting relationships, proposed compensation parameters, and a profile of the candidates salient personal and professional characteristics. Once the search begins, we elicit client feedback throughout the process.


Each client engagement is a partnership. We are quick to respond and flexible in structuring working relationships. Together, we begin by learning as much about your business and your search as possible. We conduct extensive due diligence into your company, products and services, and corporate culture, philosophy, as well as the competition. We utilize integrated computer-based technology to provide comprehensive access to business information and individual managers.

Our counsel is objective and based on original research regarding the organization and its environment. It is always our goal to deliver this value-added service in a manner that is responsive, efficient and cost effective.

For an example of our completed search assignments, contact us.