Cleveland, OH

Partners in Private Equity

Transformational Leaders in Private Equity

It takes a unique blend of business skills and experience to lead and run PE-owned and VC-backed companies. This means executives who understand the strategic, tactical, and cultural imperatives that must prevail to drive accelerated growth while implementing the right level of systems and infrastructure across sales, marketing, finance and operations. It also means leaders who understand how to clarify and elevate a core value proposition while building strong operational and financial foundations necessary for fledgling companies to leverage innovation and penetrate existing and emerging markets. Identifying and evaluating seasoned leaders with the requisite skill sets and aptitudes and then convincing them to sign on is not easy.  Indeed, typically it requires the involvement of talent acquisition professionals with an uncommonly high level of PE and VC industry experience and insight.

At Torch Group, we are well versed in the art and science of finding and acquiring top leadership talent for PE-owned and VC-backed businesses across functional areas ranging from sales and marketing to C-suite level management in industries that run the gamut from food equipment, foodservice, construction and building materials, B2B2C data analytics, Cloud, and B2B manufacturing to software development, hardware assembly, and information technology. Torch Group’s experience in executive level search across such diverse industries, along with our competency-based interview protocol and comprehensive Signature Search Process™, allows us to find and reliably evaluate leaders who understand the operating constraints and efficiencies, innovative management, and cultural transformation that are the hallmarks of effective PE and VC company management.

If you are looking for PE-owned and VC-backed company executives or senior managers, Torch Group can find the right talent with transformational leadership skills who will make a difference to your enterprise.