Top Executive Search Firms in Seattle

Finding a leader for your organization is difficult enough. We created this list of the top executive search firms in Seattle to help employers find executives in the Seattle, Washington metropolitan area.

Some executive recruiters in Seattle utilize a national network of executive recruiters. Others are local to Seattle and have worked in the nearby industries where they now recruit talent. All of these companies have been recommended to be included on this list.

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

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 Seattle 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 is able to 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


Herd Freed Hartz

With a diverse client base, Herd Freed Hartz has been recruiting executives to Northwestern businesses for years.

Phone: 206-525-9700



Waldron recruits executives for corporate and social enterprise businesses. They have offices throughout the U.S.

Phone: 206-441-4144



This executive search firm specializes in finding professionals for government agencies. Their staff has over a hundred years of combined experience in government and non-profit service.

Phone: 206-368-0050


RMG Associates

RMG Associates focuses on finding executives in the field of wealth management. They stress the importance of having an open and honest relationship with all of their clients.

Phone: 206-402-3401



Executive Search Firms - Seattle

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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