Our Passion - Make the Best Match

Retained Search

A leadership or senior management hire is a big investment of resources, time and effort for an organization. Selecting a committed recruiting business partner to direct or drive this process enhances decision making, provides better access to desired talent and increases the chances of getting an accepted offer from your top choice. We suggest companies that are hiring a Vice President and in some instances, an important Director level role, select this recruiting approach.

Why Kingston-Dwight Associates?

We meet our client, learn about their business and help the client translate their need and opportunity into a target recruiting candidate profile.

We work with our client to make sure that they are ready to interview the candidate, to assess the candidate's suitability for the role and to communicate their opportunity to the candidate.

We communicate the client companies' important need to the best people so they desire consideration to be interviewed.

Tenacity...knowing how to identify talent is not enough; it is our zeal in following leads and referrals that gets us access to the right people.

Passion...drives us to find the "right person" to ensure our client company hires the best candidate. We want your new hire to be well qualified for the initial role and enthusiastic about their new opportunity.

Results...recruiting is about people connecting with people! Our reputation of expertise, professionalism, trust and integrity ensure our ability to make the right match.

Our Executive Search is our most comprehensive offering. It includes involvement of one of our Partners in every facet of the search assignment, an agreed upon search plan and process, a negotiated fee and a more comprehensive guarantee.

Completed Searches

  • Chief Financial Officer for an investor sponsored early stage technical product manufacturer
  • Chief Financial Officer for a private equity sponsored electronic components manufacturer
  • Chief Financial Officer for mid-sized publicly traded medical products producer
  • Chief Financial Officer for a $100+ million publicly traded technical services provider
  • Controller for a privately held specialty products manufacturer
  • Controller for a venture backed technology services business
  • Director of Audit for a publicly traded medical products manufacturer 
  • Senior Finance Director for a technology development organization
  • Senior Director of Transactions for a private equity firm