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Pierce Consulting Partners
555 North Point Center East
Pierce Consulting Partners is a high-end, highly-experienced and high-touch boutique retainer search firm. We are comprised exclusively of very accomplished senior partners. Collectively we have over 50 years of executive search experience. Our business m...
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Nick Pierce, President and Managing Partner
Nicholas Pierce is President and Managing Partner of Pierce Consulting Partners and head of the Financial Services segment.
His 35 years of executive search experience consists of serving in senior positions within three top-five global retainer search firms, including functioning as a partner for Heidrick & Struggles, the largest retainer search firm in the world at the time.
He has also started two boutique search firms, including Pierce Consulting Partners (2002), a high-end firm focused exclusively on upper-management assignments.
Mr. Pierce has served as the Chairman of the Membership Committee, Southeast Region as well as a member of the National Executive Committee for Business Executives for National Security (BENS), a national non-partisan organization of prominent executives assisting our military and government agencies on national security issues such as Terrorist Funds Tracking and Cyber Security.
Author of The Executive's Guide to Finding a New Job, Mr. Pierce
has been featured several times on Sky Radio/Forbes In-Flight Radio, has been listed as one of America's Best Recruiters (US Airways publication) and has been profiled in the HarperCollins book, The New Career Makers.
Clients have included the following companies: TD Ameritrade, Prommis Solutions, First Data Corporation
, Ingenico, E*Trade, Tier Technologies
, Mainstream Holdings
, Rollins Family Office, Walt Disney
, SWM among other leading companies.
Mr. Pierce also works with a number of private equity firms such as GTCR Golder Rauner, Great Hill Partners, Arsenal Capital, New Mountain Capital, H.I.G. Capital, Accel-KKR, among others top leaders aligning prominent CEO's with private equity funding.
Mr. Pierce began his career working at The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation.
education credentials include a B.S. degree in marketing from the University of Illinois.
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Pierce Consulting Partners | Client Testimonials
"Nick and Sue did a great job listening to our needs, understanding our company and identifying the candidates with the right combination of experience and skills.
team are one of the hardest working and responsive search firms that I deal with.
It is a competitive advantage for them; specifically in terms of their level and quality of research for the industry and/or the role we are looking for, coupled with a strong sense of urgency in identifying the right candidates.
has excellent interview skills and provides sound insights as to whether the candidate will be successful in the role in terms of skills and required competencies, future potential, and if they will fit our culture.
is the first recruiter that actually listened to my requirements and then fulfilled them.
I had actually stopped using recruiters because of their practice of trying to place executives that did not meet our needs.
A colleague persuaded me to try a professional recruiter one more time.
came to the table.
listened and documented the search criteria.
found four candidates that met the criteria.
Any one of them would have been a winner.
Approximately two months into the promise we found our new executive.
We are still thrilled with our decision.
found us a game changer.
- efficient, effective and accountable.
Thank you Nick
While other recruiters may be content to produce lists of 'the usual suspects,' Nick
Team scour the field and consistently come up with solid potential candidates, many of whom themselves profess to have not been looking for a career change until they heard from Nick.
team are simply the best recruiting thought partners I have ever worked with.
They completed several extremely difficult and narrowly defined searches for us.
We went from concept to hire in less than 60 days and I am convinced that they got us the best possible candidates whom have helped propel our organization.
was very consultative in helping us scope the jobs and determine the best places to look.
Nick and I have continued to work together when I subsequently became Chairman, President & CEO of E*Trade.
I've worked with Nick Pierce for several years.
"I've worked with Nick Pierce on several searches and he has always provided me superior results.
has a long term background in the search industry and it shows in how client focused and responsive he
is with clients.
is one of the best I have worked with.
spent time to truly understand my professional background and placed me in the role.
has become a trusted advisor of mine and based upon his
professionalism, I would recommend Pierce Consulting Partners
to all my colleagues."
"We have worked with Nick Pierce on recruiting several leadership positions for our portfolio companies.
We value Nick's
experience finding and evaluating top rated talent.
"Nick is one of the best executive search consultants that I have ever known.
The real value Nick Pierce
offered in this process was to help me get clear about my career goals.