Leadership decisions are too important to leave to chance.

Gerard Stewart is an executive search firm that places the right board and C-level talent for the top human capital management, talent acquisition, HR tech and private equity businesses on the planet.


Focused on the human capital industry – all over the world.

Our clients are high-performing global leaders in the staffing, private equity and HR tech spaces. They’ve trusted Gerard Stewart to understand their businesses, know their teams and find the right-fit board, senior leadership and C-suite candidates to hit their company goals.


Our clients operate in more than 40 countries around the world.

Industry leaders

Our clients top the staffing, private equity + HR tech industries.

Forward Thinking

Our clients know great leadership paves the way into the future.

We prefer relationships over resumes.

Led by founder and managing partner Lisa Maxwell, our team has spent decades building the close-knit, curated network that keeps us in touch with the industry’s strongest leaders and visionaries. We know our candidates, firsthand. We give our clients that insider access, too.
Is Culture the X-Factor in Hiring Staffing Leaders?

Is Culture the X-Factor in Hiring Staffing Leaders?

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Lisa Maxwell Named Among “Most Influential” Leaders in Staffing Industry

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21st Century Healthcare Staffing: Executive Search for SVP

21st Century Healthcare Staffing: Executive Search for SVP

Needing a Senior Vice President of Recruiting, the nation’s largest provider of comprehensive healthcare staffing and workforce solutions called on…

Be confident in your company’s leadership decisions.

Tap into Gerard Stewart’s deep professional network and executive expertise to find the leading talent that will propel your company into the future.