The Boland Group - Selected, Representative Retained Executive Search Assignments:

(For Industry or Function Specific assignments, see Sales & Marketing Searches Financial Officer Searches, Finance, Accounting & Audit Searches, Professional Services Searches, Mission Critical Searches, Financial Services Industry Searches, Healthcare searches, IT Security searches, and Cleared Professional Searches) Sales & Marketing Searches

Selected senior level executive search assignments representative of our industry and functional expertise:

  • For a Rapidly Growing Leader in the Mission Critical Infrastructure space (US, pan-European): Multiple Positions, including:
    • National Business Development Manager to spearhead strategic alliances and major national account sales (Chicago)
    • Managing Director, Southwestern US: successful candidate has been the #1 ranking sales exec since joining the company and has developed southwestern market into the second largest office in the company (headquarters is still the largest)
    • Confidential Search for a Vice President of Design Build to oversee world class mission critical data center operations build-out

  • For a Big Five Global Professional Services practice (US, pan-European): Multiple Senior Level IT Partners and Senior Managers, including:
    • Direct admit partner and Senior Manager Northeast Healthcare IT practice (NYC)
    • Sponsored and co-presented with client on "Recruiting and Retaining IT Talent" at major national NMHCC trade show (Atlanta)
    • Global Managing Partner , European Financial Services IT practice (London)
    • Lead Solutions Partner , European Electronic Commerce practice (London)
    • Benchmarked and identified a direct entry hiring process for senior executives to reduce time to recruit by 50%, and increase volume of 'pipeline' recruiting.(US and Europe)

  • For a Sequoia Capital Internet Application level Security Software portfolio company:
    • Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), CEO's first non-technical hire (San Jose)
    • Search upgraded from Director to VP of Marketing to accommodate market intelligence
    • Successful candidate career track designated for COO

  • For a Fortune 10 Global Professional Services Group: Multiple IT and Healthcare Partners, Senior Managers, Managers and Consultants
    • Senior Manager , E-Commerce consulting (Dallas)
    • Principal, IT Mid-Atlantic practice (Philadelphia)
    • Principal , Business Process re-engineering (Research Triangle Park)
    • Recruited and Trained eleven other Senior Managers and Consultants

  • For the Largest provider of Professional Services to public sector health and human services agencies:
    • President of Government Operations (Northern VA)
    • IT Strategy Partner (Mid-west)

  • For a closely held Pharmaceutical Bio-tech traded on the London Stock Exchange:
    • CFO , with previous successful IPO experience in the Clinical Research Organization (CRO) industry market segment (Nashville)
    • Subsequently asked by Chairman of the Board and CEO to conduct search for his successor CEO

  • For a Scandinavian owned, privately funded Internet Infrastructure and rapid application development services firm:
    • Recruited a VP of Marketing who was promoted within three months to Chief Marketing Officer (Tucson)
    • Assisted CEO and co-Founder in defining organizational structure, leadership requirements and business model.

  • For a Morgan Stanley Venture Partners Private Equity Portfolio Company in the Internet Infrastructure and eLearning space:
    • EVP, Global Sales and Marketing, VP of Strategic Accounts, VP Channel Sales (Paris, Annapolis, Northern VA)
    • Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with prior successful IPO experience (Baltimore)
    • VP of Human Resources , Director of Recruiting (Maryland)
    • Subsequently engaged to recruit VP of Operations, VP of Services (global)
    • Developed and helped implement plan for organizational re-structuring, improving operational effectiveness and reducing overhead by over 5%.

  • For the world's largest specialty managed care organization (Northern VA).
    • Chief Information Officer CIO) and Executive Vice President (EVP)
    • VP Systems Integration and Implementation
    • VP Application and Technology Architecture
    • Developed and implemented recruiting/retention plan for over 100 IT and web professionals.

  • For a newly formed integrated delivery healthcare system (White Plains):
    • CIO to lead integration of four member community hospitals
    • CEO, at-risk staff model HMO and Highly confidential Divisional CFO search
    • Client CEO characterized service as 'the gold standard' of search

  • CIO, for the CEO of an international youth services organization dubbed by Peter Drucker as the "best managed not-for-profit" (NYC)
    • At the request of the board, introduced broad slate of diversity candidates
    • Search completed in under four weeks -- with a successful diversity candidate

  • For a DeutscheBankAlexBrown-backed pre-IPO Internet infrastructure and peer-to-peer virtual reality firm:
    • Chief Financial Officer CFO with prior successful IPO experience (Pittsburgh)
    • CFO Promoted within six months to CEO
    • Assisted client founder in re-writing business plan and offering memorandum, contributing to subsequent successful capital rounds.

  • Closely held pre-IPO broadband networking infrastructure play (Huntsville, AL)
    • Chief Marketing Officer Successful candidate was a Harvard MBA who was promoted within nine months to President
    • VP of Marketing subsequently recruited in four weeks at the request of new President
    • Successful candidate, President and future CEO, described process as "best experience in search"

  • For a Pre-IPO Grotech and NEA-backed Internet Systems and and Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) firm:
    • Recruited a CFO with prior successful IPO experience (Northern Virginia)
    • Facilitated Candidate and Market feedback to Board of Directors which contributed to successful re-structuring of organization