About JM Search

One firm, focused on you.

JM Search is the leading retained executive search firm for private equity, and other growth-oriented private and public organizations.

With over 40 years of experience, our partners are immersed in your search every step of the way, supported by a passionate, cohesive team of recruiting experts. With deep sector and functional-specific expertise, our partners have built expansive professional networks from decades of firsthand experience to ensure the best possible outcomes for our clients and their businesses.

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Executive recruiting expertise

Our partners are immersed in your search every step of the way, supported by a passionate, cohesive team of recruiting experts with deep functional and sector-specific expertise.

We understand the unique needs of companies at every stage of ownership.

Client Results

  • Trinity Industries

    Trinity Industries, Inc. owns market-leading businesses that provide railcar products and services in North America under the trade name TrinityRail®. TrinityRail’s unique platform provides a single source for comprehensive rail transportation solutions that optimizes our customers’ ownership and usage of railcar equipment and enhances the value-proposition of the rail modal supply chain.

  • 95 Percent Group logo

    95 Percent Group, an education company dedicated to helping educators identify and address the needs of all readers, had recently been acquired by a private equity firm. With the two founders transitioning into board and investor roles, the company was left with only one executive, the CEO. As a result, JM Search was brought in to build out the next generation of management to scale the business.

  • Trinity Industries logo

    Brook + Whittle manufactures pressure-sensitive labels, shrink sleeves, and flexible packaging, with a focus on sustainable solutions. The company was previously owned by TruArc Capital and sold to Genstar Capital in November 2021. To help the company achieve significant growth goals, JM Search was brought in by TruArc to build out a next generation of management to scale the business.

Building diverse, equitable & inclusive leadership teams

JM Search is committed to helping build more diverse and inclusive organizations – where all voices are heard and valued, and where employees can comfortably bring their whole selves to the workplace. We understand that each organization is at a different stage of their own DE&I journey. We strive to support clients with advancing their goals through a collaborative, thoughtful, and actionable human capital strategy, and are committed to bringing a diverse slate of qualified candidates to each search.

One firm, focused on you. Contact us today to discuss your executive recruiting needs.