Victor Arias

Managing Director and Practice Leader, Consumer and Retail

Board of Directors, Consumer Markets and Retail, Managing Directors, Practice Leaders

Specializing primarily in the Board of Directors practice, Victor Arias oversees the firm’s Dallas-Fort Worth office and spearheads the Consumer and Real Estate practices. His profound understanding of industry intricacies, combined with an innate ability to recognize exceptional talent, has enabled him to facilitate the placement of numerous distinguished executives in pivotal leadership roles, driving growth and innovation. 

Victor’s impact and exceptional track record spans several years, and he has consistently demonstrated unparalleled expertise in identifying and attracting top-tier talent for leading organizations in the consumer, retail, and real estate sectors. 

Through his strategic and personable approach, Victor has cultivated lasting relationships with both clients and candidates, solidifying his reputation as a trusted advisor in recruiting influential Board members for a host of leading companies and organizations.

Prior to joining Diversified Search Group, Victor worked with national firms, including Korn Ferry, where he served as a senior client partner in the board of directors practice, the higher education practice, and was their global leader of Diversity and Inclusion initiatives.

Victor is a trustee emeritus for the Stanford University board of trustees, the current chairman of  Latino Business Action Network (LBAN) which is affiliated with the Stanford GSB, and a prior member of the Stanford GSB Advisory Council.
Victor currently serves on the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) board of directors, the Aspen Institute Latinos in Society advisory board, the Latino Corporate Directors Association (LCDA), and is a former White House Fellows Commissioner appointed by President George W. Bush. 


Stanford University

University of Texas, El Paso