Finding a leader for your organization is already hard enough. We created this list of the top executive search firms in Calgary to make your decision a little easier.

We’ve compiled a list of five executive search firms that help employers find executives in Calgary, Canada. These companies have all been recommended to be included on this list. Some of these executive recruitment companies utilize a network of executive recruiters in major cities across the country. Others are local to Calgary and have worked in the industries where they now recruit talent.

Here’s our list of top executive search firms in Calgary:

Y Scouts

Y Scouts is a purpose-based, performance-proven leadership search and development firm focused on transforming how people and organizations connect to work that matters.

The team of recruiters at Y Scouts bring a unique approach to recruiting talent for Calgary-based clients. First, the team gains a comprehensive understanding of what your company is all about. What does your company do that makes you stand out? What motivates you to achieve your goals?

Another aspect that Y Scouts examines is your hiring need. What kind of leadership role do you need to fill? Are you looking for someone to guide a new department, or do you want to expand your company’s skills?

With this knowledge in mind, Y Scouts performs an exhaustive executive search. Y Scouts understands that the key to great leadership is more than a skilled candidate. To elevate your company’s success, your leadership must align with your company culture and share your passion.

So, Y Scout’s executive search process candidates for their talent and for their cultural fit to ensure that each candidate makes sense for your team.

In the end, clients receive only the best leadership candidates when partnering with Y Scouts.

When you’re ready to hire a new leader, contact Y Scouts. If you are looking for your next leadership role within a purpose-driven, performance-focused organization, please join the Y Scouts Leadership Community.

Phone: 480-498-7222


Pekarsky Stein

Pekarsky Stein is a boutique, high performing, specialized, Western Canadian search firm based in Calgary, Alberta.

Phone: 403-263-4474


Optimum Talent

Offers results-driven business advisory and executive search solutions—offices in Calgary, Edmonton, and Regina.

Phone: 1-877-364-2605


DHR International

Executive search firm in Calgary specializes in renewables, energy, power, retail, and information technology positions.

Phone: 312-782-1581


Stanton Chase

Stanton Chase is an executive search firm and recruitment agency in Calgary, Canada. The firm’s consultants help recruit top-performing executives, using the firm’s international candidate network to locate the best candidates for your team.

Phone: 403-262-6780



Do you have a recommendation for an executive search firm in Calgary who should be included on this list? Please, tell us! Contact Y Scouts for possible inclusion on this list.

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Client Testimonial:

“Y Scouts partnered with Year Up to understand our organization and our goals for new leadership. The Y Scouts approach was exceptionally effective, delivering a slate of candidates who embodied the essential values and experience we wanted. Our outcome was a dynamic and experienced leader who truly embodies our mission. As we continue to expand across the country, we consider Y Scouts a go-to partner in future searches.”



Candidate Testimonial:

“The entire process – starting at first contact – was personal, comfortable and engaging. Y Scouts never made me feel like I was part of a transaction; I felt like I was working with a friend and an ally throughout the entire process, who kept my best interests in mind at all times. I felt like my recruiter truly took the time to get to know me, my motivations and what type of opportunity would help me grow and succeed. Y Scouts helped me move into an incredible new role, and I am thankful everyday that Y Scouts helped connect me to an organization and position that align perfectly with my skills and personal passions. I would absolutely recommend working with Y Scouts to any organization with a true commitment to finding the right leaders.”



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