functional expertise

Successful companies understand that modern professionals require a blend of functional expertise with an eye toward innovation.  Our team specializes in connecting these progressive thinkers with companies driving to stay ahead.


Given True’s breadth of work from early-stage startups through established public companies, our Partners understand the pivotal role a well-crafted and diverse board of directors plays in enabling a company and leadership team to reach its full potential.  True’s Board practice focuses on evaluating the gaps on boards and executive teams, and identifying and connecting CEOs with innovative senior leaders who possess the necessary vision, expertise and drive to aid in our clients’ growth journeys.


Bringing on a CEO is one of the most important hires that a company can make. At True, our tech-focused, data-centric approach helps companies find world-class talent every day.  Our global team works across asset classes and industries with some of the most innovative companies around the world with a client-first approach.  We’re committed to being as collaborative as we can with our clients and candidates. 


True Search connects high growth technology companies with world-class security entrepreneurs and chief information security officers (CISOs).

True partners with a wide range of clients, from early stage venture, later stage growth to PE and public companies, as they recruit this critical hire in every stage of growth.


A strong DE&I strategy is a key business imperative for companies across all stages and sectors.  True’s Diversity practice connects top companies with the world’s best DE&I leaders.  Our team also helps companies develop engagement and recruiting strategies to attract underrepresented talent across their critical leadership roles. 


From start-ups to established companies, True has partnered with global VC/PE and public organizations across all industries to help build best-in-class finance teams.  We are solution-driven and begin by truly understanding the strategy, needs, culture, and vision of your organization.  Our Financial Officers practice is comprised of seasoned executive search team members with deep connections to the competitive talent pool of finance professionals.  True’s area of expertise includes core areas of finance leadership such as chief financial officer, controller, treasurer, audit & tax, risk management, investor relations, and financial planning & analysis.

Across industries, growing revenue has become a highly integrated process, in which marketing and revenue leaders act in lockstep across an executive team and are key drivers of company success.  How companies strategically address their market and execute against their strategy is critical to growth.  From growth and marketing in consumer businesses, to the interplay between sales, marketing and CS for enterprises, True's Go-to-Market practice has deep domain experience in placing world class leaders across functional disciplines including:

• chief marketing officers and chief growth officers
• chief revenue officers and VPs of sales
• chief customer officers and VPs of customer success

Investment Management

We partner with venture capital, growth equity, private equity, and other private investment firms in their strategic hiring of investors at all levels.  With more competition than ever to attract top talent within the growing investment firm landscape, True provides access and expertise to connect firms of all sizes and stages with the best candidates.

People, Talent & Legal

World-class talent is at the heart of every successful organization. True Search partners with clients at all stages—venture, growth, PE and public—to recruit the world’s best people, talent and legal executives.  Our areas of search expertise include roles such as:

• chief people/talent/HR officers and VPs of people and talent

• chief legal officers, general counsel and VPs of legal

Product, Data & Technology

Our Product, Data and Technology practice focuses on connecting organizations with the most sought after innovators in roles from product management, engineering, and data science to security and IT.

Supply Chain, Manufacturing & Operations

Today’s supply chain talent plays an increasingly critical role in supporting ongoing industry advances that drive a greater customer experience.  Companies must be creative when attracting talent and look to innovative, tech-forward industries for the right talent in order to meet future supply chain needs.  At True, we approach each search with an understanding of our client’s vision and an emphasis on innovation to find the perfect match.

True’s dedicated team is focused on placing best-in-class supply chain executives for businesses across industries and asset classes, with an emphasis on next-generation tech and high growth, transformative operations talent.


Companies face continual pressure—from customers, regulators and their own employees—to address global challenges and integrate sustainability into their business strategies.  True’s Sustainability practice addresses the increasing demand for sustainability expertise and leadership in both the public and private markets.  We support clients in every aspect of building a truly sustainable business, including recruiting sustainability generalists experienced in strategic development and implementation, and those with the specialist technical expertise driving value creation.