About Us and How We’re Deliberately Different.

We put our clients first and are committed to helping them realize their PURPOSE, achieve PROGRESS, and drive PERFORMANCE.

We diversify leadership to achieve greater impact across all industries and sectors

Since 1974, Diversified Search Group has led the shift to redefine success in executive search by building a more innovative and impactful business model. Our approach has earned distinction, with recognition as a top-10 search firm and as the fastest-growing company in the executive search sector by Forbes magazine.

We help you forge a new path and cultivate new leadership for your changing world.

We’re different – and always have been.

At a Glance


years of identifying transformational leaders for the future


offices nationwide – globally we serve clients in more than 30 countries 


experienced consultants with deep expertise across all sectors and functions

Our Approach

Diversified Search Group is one of the fastest-growing executive search firms in the world. We’ve forged a new path in identifying and recruiting transformative leaders for the future.

Our firm has deep expertise through a combination of specialized brands. Together, we harness our resources to access more diverse and exceptional talent.

  • Diversified Search: C-suite and corporate board leadership
  • Alta Associates: cybersecurity, data privacy, and IT risk management
  • BioQuest: life sciences, including medical device, biotech, diagnostics, digital health, and pharma
  • Grant Cooper: health systems, academic medical centers, and medical groups

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

A founding hallmark of our firm has been the focus and intentionality of creating an environment of inclusion, not only through the search process, but throughout our entire organization. Our long-term commitment to equity and our investment in the success of our placements throughout their careers allow us to excel in identifying leaders of lasting impact.

Recognized by Forbes as one of the top ten executive search firms in the country for four consecutive years and identified as among the “best equipped to win the talent war.”

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Our executive search experts are ready to work with you on your search and consulting needs.

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