Ryan McBrearty

Director, Search Operations, Quality, and Integration

Healthcare, Research and Search Support

Ryan joined Grant Cooper (now a Diversified Search Group company) in 2014 as a Research Strategist working extensively in healthcare and other varied industries.

At any given time, Ryan maintains research and candidate acquisition for up to 20 executive searches, and his research has garnered high caliber placements for the American Psychiatric Association, Meridian Management, and St. Louis’ Tower Grove Park. Using a diverse kit of applications, Ryan builds databases, deploys data scrapers and web crawlers, and analyzes client needs to find perfectly tailored candidates.

Additionally, Ryan’s talents are crucial to the company’s Fantasy Football League and March Madness brackets.


BA, Theatre Performance and Theatre Marketing
Lindenwood University

BA, Broadcast Journalism
University of Missouri-Columbia