Orange County’s Top Executive Search Firms

It’s hard to find a leader for your organization. We created this list of the top executive search firms in Orange County to make the process a little easier.

We put together a list of five executive search firms that help employers find executives in the Orange County area.

Some of these executive recruitment companies utilize a nationwide network of executive recruiters. Others are local to Orange County and have worked in the industries where they now recruit talent. All of these companies have been recommended for inclusion on this list.

Here’s our list of top executive search firms in Orange County.

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.

Y Scouts’ team of executive recruiters in Orange County take a personalized approach to the recruiting process. After learning about a client’s business, Y Scouts creates a unique recruiting solution that meets their needs.

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


Mattson Resources

Mattson Resources prides itself on its strong ethical standards and has the experience necessary to find qualified executives in Orange County.

Phone: 714-881-1850

Boyle Ogata Bregman

Their unique search method ensures that Boyle Ogata Bregman (BOB) finds candidates that are a perfect fit for each company’s specific needs. They are based out of Orange County and operate nationwide.

Phone: 949-474-3365


PWC & Associates

This local firm has a targeted client base: finance and accounting executives in Southern California, specifically Orange County. This deep specialization makes it easier for them to find good candidates quickly.

Phone: 949-752-7600



Recruiters at BridgeGate commit themselves to find executives who are overachievers. They have offices in Irvine and Los Angeles.

Phone: 949-553-9200



InfoQuest is a small and nimble team with a tremendous track record for executive search in the OC.

Phone: 714-494-7646



Do you have a recommendation for an executive search firm in Orange County 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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