Heller Search has provided executive recruitment services to clients across every industry, identifying superior CIO, interim CIO, CTO, CISO and other technology leaders to help their organizations grow and thrive. Here is a representative list of clients and their comments about working with us.


Dave and Busters

We found the Heller Search team to be knowledgeable and very responsive. Shortly after our CIO search launched, we were shown several viable candidates, all of whom were impressive. As a result, our CIO search took less than 30 days.

Margo Manning, COO
Dave & Buster's, Inc.

Heller Search developed a clear understanding of what we were looking for and collaborated very effectively with our hiring committee from start to finish. It didn’t take them long to show us several highly qualified candidates, from which we selected the BI leader that we needed.

Charles Ingram, VP Solutions
stanley black and decker

The Heller Search team invested time up front to better understand the role and the culture of the company, and asked us detailed questions leading to the profile of the ideal candidate. They moved quickly to identify qualified candidates…they work with diligence and speed, and have a broad reach in the industry.

Manoj Vallam, former VP Human Resources
Stanley Black & Decker
Talbots CIO

Not only did Heller Search find us an ideal fit for our CIO, she was on-board within 90 days of launching the search. The speed and quality of their work is unrivaled.

John Patterson, SVP, Human Resources

Heller Search was a delight to work with -- a true partner who worked in lockstep with us to secure the right candidate for our CIO role.

Larry Anderson, former CHRO
WellCare Health Plans
The team at Heller Search was very receptive to the wide net we wanted to cast, and were able to bring us a diverse set of candidates. We ended up hiring a fantastic CTO and we couldn’t have done it without them.
Chris Ucko, COO

Heller Search took the time up-front to understand our requirements for our CIO and were in lock-step with us at every phase of the search.  They presented quality candidates and were a wonderfully collaborative search partner.

Gail Auerbach, SVP, Human Resources
CDM Smith

We were impressed with Heller Search’s deep knowledge of the CIO talent pool, and how IT has become a strategic differentiator. They took the time to understand our culture–who would be a good fit as our new CIO, and why–and they delivered.

Timothy B. Wall, President & COO
CDM Smith
Gilbane Building Company

Heller Search did an outstanding job for us. Within weeks of engaging Heller Search Associates they presented us with several high quality individuals. To their credit they made it a point to invest the necessary up front time to effectively understand our organization and culture. They found us a great CIO.

Pierre La Perriere, SVP, Human Resources
Gilbane Building Company
Waste Management

I have nothing but compliments on the job that you and your team did on the VP of Enterprise Architecture search. You helped me converge on the skill set and experience I was looking for, you presented an excellent set of candidates and were honest about their strengths and weaknesses. Also, you kept the process moving along.

Puneet Bhasin, former SVP & CIO
Waste Management

Heller Search Associates was energetic and committed throughout a challenging search for a Director of Oracle Applications.Their process involved developing a thorough understanding of the culture here at AMETEK, and the true requirements of the role. They found us a great candidate!

Ken Weirman, CIO
Bj's Wholesale Club

We worked with Heller Search to assist us in finding top talent for our IT division. Through this effective partnership, we were able to successfully find strong leaders that enhance and complement our IT leadership team. We would certainly recommend Heller Search to other large companies in search of IT leadership talent.

Sue Hoffman, former SVP, Human Resources
BJ's Wholesale Club

Heller Search’s recruiting services were worth every penny. Our new CIO is impressing us more and more with each day that passes.

Robin J. Pullo, former HR Manager
DTE Energy

Heller Search spent the time up front to understand the intangibles we were looking for. As a result, their hit rate was phenomenal. All the candidates they submitted were excellent, and those that we hired continue to impress.

Steven Ambrose, VP and CIO
DTE Energy
Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System

Heller Search brought us several top quality CIO candidates, all while sticking to their promised timetable. They learned what we are all about here and, as a result, found us a CIO who is a great cultural fit.

Kevin Chiles, VP, Human Resources
Hutchinson Regional Healthcare
Gilbane Building Company

Heller Search provided me with phenomenal results. They are a group of fantastic individuals that work as a true partner in your recruiting process. I highly recommend them if you need to fill a key role in your IT organization and you want to work with the very best.

Jason Pelkey, CIO
Gilbane Building Company
American Jewish Committee

Heller Search helped us find a great CIO for AJC. They listened carefully to our requirements and delivered a first-rate slate of candidates. We would highly recommend Heller Search for CIO recruiting.

Rick Hyne, CFO
American Jewish Committee
The Chemours Company
The best feeling in recruiting is to trust your partner—Heller Search allowed us to do just that.  Due to their deep knowledge and connections to the CIO community, they knew exactly what we wanted and, more importantly, what we needed.
Stephen Black, former Talent Acquisition Director
The Chemours Company
WP Carey

Heller Search did amazing work sourcing a CIO for W. P. Carey. They identified a candidate who complimented our corporate culture and brought with him a superior technical skill set.  I look forward to working with them again!

Catherine D. Rice, CFO
W.P. Carey

Recent Clients:

  • 7 Eleven
  • adp
  • akamai
  • amex
  • ap
  • ascap
  • bard
  • barnes & noble
  • benjamin moore
  • grupo bimbo
  • biogen
  • bjs
  • bright horizons
  • broad institute
  • brunswick
  • caesars entertainment
  • cat
  • cdw
  • centene
  • chemours
  • claires
  • crayola
  • dave and busters
  • dover
  • dte energy
  • 5 below
  • gilbane
  • gilbarco veeder-root
  • grainger
  • grocery outlet
  • hallmark
  • hermes
  • intuit
  • johns hopkins university press
  • life fitness
  • masonite
  • marist college
  • match
  • mohawk
  • orgill
  • oshkosh
  • paychex
  • purdue
  • perkin elmer
  • petsmart
  • reckitt benckiser
  • silverstein properties
  • spartan nash
  • st. jude children's research hospital
  • stanley black and decker
  • talbots
  • teach for america
  • thomson reuters
  • travelers
  • union pacific
  • unum
  • utica
  • visteon
  • warner music group
  • well care