Executive Search & Talent Acquisition Practice

The mission of the J. F. Smith & Associates’ Executive Search and Talent Acquisition Practice is to become a valued extension of your senior management team through outstanding executive search consulting that successfully recruits exceptional management talent.  Through delivering results whose value is unsurpassed, our goal is to create a bond of mutual trust, confidence, and respect that builds an enduring,  long term relationship with you and your company.

Our clients span multiple industries and range in size from some of the world's largest multinational companies, to medium-sized businesses, to entrepreneurial start-ups.  We have assembled exceptional resources and developed in depth processes to address all of your recruiting and staffing needs - from the C-Suite to middle management.  We leverage the networks, skills and experience of our consulting Practice Leaders and have access to proprietary tools to identify exceptional candidates.  These tools will provide you and your team with information on prospective candidates that is unparalleled in the industry.

"J. F. Smith & Associates showed such great commitment to us as a customer. During our process of selecting a new CFO, they not only made sure we had great candidates with all the right credentials and qualifications, they prioritized our organizational culture in recommending candidates to us. We couldn’t be happier with our decision."
Tony Valdes, President & CEO, Children’s Crisis Treatment Center, Philadelphia, PA

Our eleven multi-industry, multi-functional Practice Leaders constitute a unique strength of our search practice.  Each is a highly accomplished, senior executive who prior to joining us has held major management responsibilities in industry.  Having “been there and done that” our Practice Leaders possess the maturity, sophistication, and experience required to provide sound, informed advice, counsel and judgment throughout each phase of every assignment.

Of particular importance is our Practice Leaders’ extensive network of sources and prospects. This invaluable resource not only significantly extends the breadth and depth of the firm’s recruiting reach, but it also facilitates direct, personal access to known candidates and provides the kind of credibility, trustworthiness and persuasiveness in their recruitment that is essential for maximum effectiveness.

Our extremely thorough, research driven, information intensive search process is aimed at providing you with the most comprehensive data possible to fully support our recommendations and to be of maximum assistance as you make this critically important decision. Simply put, we consider the Firm’s execution ability to be second to none.

J.F. Smith & Associates’ Executive Search and Talent Acquisition Practice includes the following related consulting services that can be delivered individually or in conjunction with our other Practice Leaders.

  • Executive Search Consulting
  • Organization Consulting & Development
  • Management & Executive Assessment
  • Talent Acquisition Process Improvement

Examples of industries served are:

  • Multinational Pharmaceuticals
  • Life Sciences – Biotechnology
  • Consumer/Industrial Products
  • Venture Capital
  • Financial & Professional Services
  • Healthcare
  • Nonprofit