Executive Retained Search and Recruiting Excellence Since 1989

Consumer Packaged Goods

Our Consumer Packaged Goods practice represent well-known brands and clients nationwide in the identification and recruitment of top talent in Sales, Marketing, Product Development, Quality, Finance, Supply Chain and all areas of Manufacturing spanning from the mid to executive levels.

Our partnerships with established, as well as new and emerging companies have yielded hundreds of successful placements. Some of these have included; Director of Product Innovation and Corporate Controller for a produce company, Quality Assurance Manager at a snack food company, Plant Controller for a frozen food manufacturer and a Director of Marketing at a wholesale consumer goods company.

Team members in this practice have won numerous internal and national awards and are recognized as top performing recruiting professionals with the extensive food industry and recruiting work experience.  They have a consistent track record in securing top talent to meet their clients’ diverse needs.

Jean Spear
VP of Consumer Packaged Goods Practice


One of the many dimensions that make our firm truly unique is the fact that we are technology executive industry insiders. We love technology and are constantly keeping tabs on emerging technology and how companies are leveraging it. Our tech industry recruiters have extensive experience in recruiting for many different companies and industries with a strong focus here in the San Francisco Bay Area. The war for talent in this space is so strong, those recruiters with established reputations are best aligned to connect with the right candidates. With this unique insight and perspective, they are better equipped to deliver search results that continue to uphold and ensure our firm’s consistently high retention rate.

From start-up to Fortune 500 companies, our extensive technology industry knowledge base and proven track record of accomplishments enable Berkeley Search Consultants to tailor and fulfill each search with flawless execution. We specialize in enabling technology companies to identify and secure exceptional Board, CXO, VP & Director level executive talent across key business functions.

At the beginning of each assignment, we collaborate closely with the client to develop the job description, as well as the candidate profile. By launch, we have spent considerable time in understanding a client’s business – their people, culture, and strategic vision.

Nihad Sarsour
Director of Client Development, Technology Practice


When working with Key Accounts, Priority and Retained engagements, our Healthcare practice deploys a full team consisting of researchers and recruiters to complement the industry experts. If it is results you need, then we are the right choice. The practice is managed by a former Healthcare executive who knows how to solve today’s most pressing human capital concerns in the industry. We’ve worked with numerous healthcare clients ranging from physician organizations, managed care companies, hospitals (general and specialty), academic medical centers, to public and non-profit healthcare organizations that are helping to shape policy and innovate within the healthcare industry. We have the ability to work vertically within these organizations to help them place key positions from middle management to senior executives at the Director, VP and C-suite levels.

Our Healthcare practice strives to bring the highest level of professionalism and a consultative approach to our client partnerships. This strategy, coupled with the team’s extreme attention to detail and strong planning skills, help us to successfully complete each assignment within the agreed upon timeframe, by delivering the highest caliber candidate for the role.

Efton Hall
Senior Vice President, Healthcare & Public Sector Practice

Public Sector

Whenever Efton and his team set out on a search, they are confident that they will be able to bring a stellar candidate onto their client’s team. This confidence is backed by a decades long history of the firm’s near perfect success rate in retained search work.

As public entities try to adapt to provide public service through public health crises, natural disasters, economic downturns, and hosts of other predicaments, innovative thinking and new solutions are often called for. Berkeley Search Consultants adapts along with our public clients to provide excellent service and complete their teams with excellent people, so they have the people power to address the needs of their departments and the residents they serve.

We have seen the candidates we have placed in their positions with government entities go on to accomplish excellent results in their new roles. We’re happy to have assisted in matching those candidates with their next great career move and matching our clients with candidates who have contributed to their teams and to their ability to provide public service.

The role Berkeley Search Consultants plays in our public sector client’s talent acquisition needs has been a source of pride and enjoyment for our team. If your City, County, State, Department, etc. is seeking a quality partner for their executive search needs, please don’t hesitate to reach out. We are happy to help.

Efton Hall
Senior Vice President, Healthcare & Public Sector Practice

Banking & Financial Services

The Banking & Financial Services team has been able to successfully navigate and adapt to the ever-changing landscape of our economy. Our recruitment efforts span a wide area with a focus on commercial loan origination, regional and team sales management, credit underwriting, risk management, credit administration, and loan servicing.

Adapting to the changing landscape has brought us into recruiting within the growing Fintech market. We’ve been able to leverage the relationships forged over the years to introduce experienced bankers to our Fintech clients.

In addition to commercial banking, our team recruits and places Private Bankers, Wealth Advisors, and Branch Managers.

With over 30 years of recruiting in Commercial Banking, we make building lasting relationships with our clients our top priority. We work with clients that value the results a true partnership with a good search firm delivers.

Jim Beach
Vice President Financial Services Practice