We developed this list of the top executive search firms in Philadelphia because finding a leader for your organization is already hard enough. With this list, we wanted to make your decision of selecting an executive search firm a little easier.

Below, we’ve listed five executive search firms that help employers find executives in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Some of these executive recruitment companies utilize a national network of executive recruiters located in major cities across the country. Others are local to Philadelphia and have worked in the fields in which they now recruit talent. Whatever the structure of the organization, these companies have all been recommended to be included on this list.

Here’s the list of top executive search firms in Philadelphia.

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.

Our Philadelphia executive recruiters understand the functions and dynamics surrounding the most critical leadership roles. As a certified B-Corp, we also understand the importance of planet, people and profit.

Combine our knowledge of recruiting exceptional leaders with our purpose-driven philosophy, and Y Scouts can present the highest caliber leadership candidates to our clients.

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

Website: yscouts.com

Diversified Search

Diversified Search offers the power of perspective. By bringing a diverse view to executive searches, they help guide your organization to a better solution.

Phone: 215-732-6666

Website: diversifiedsearch.com

JM & Co.

JM Search is a premier executive search firm for the nation’s most discerning Private Equity, Venture Capital and Fortune 1000 firms.

Phone: 610-964-0200

Website: jmsearch.com

Reaction Search International

The team at Reaction Search International partners with companies to aid them in locating untapped talent. The firm offers services including candidate prescreening, comprehensive candidate assessments, and more.

Phone: 215-925-3277

Website: reactionsearch.com


Direct Hire, Temporary and Contract/Project Staffing Recruiting.

Phone: 610-902-0440

Website: solomonedwards.com


Do you have a recommendation for an executive search firm in Philadelphia 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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