The announcement solidifies the firm’s long-standing commitment to ensuring their clients’ companies have the right growth leadership in place to create significant business value.

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania – JM Search, a premier retained executive search firm, is expanding its long-standing leadership in placing senior sales, marketing and growth leaders, by formally dedicating a Go-To-Market & Commercial Executives practice to assist venture and private equity-backed, founder-led, and public companies in identifying and recruiting high-performance commercial leaders. The firm brings a successful track record placing Chief Revenue Officers, Chief Marketing Officers, and other top sales, marketing, product, and growth executives across all sectors.

Over the past decade alone, JM Search has placed more than 1,000 of these leaders, and the pace has accelerated dramatically in 2022. This newly dedicated team is well-positioned to assist clients in finding the top leadership necessary to define the commercial path to growth and profitability for their company.

“Since our founding 40+ years ago, JM Search has established a significant track record of partnering with companies that require strategic go-to market leadership to help drive significant profitable revenue growth and increased enterprise value,” said John Marshall, JM Search’s co-founder and Chief Executive Officer. “By formalizing a focused team on Go-To-Market & Commercial Executives, we’re solidifying our long-standing commitment to helping clients ensure their companies have the right leadership in place to drive the top-line expansion in accordance with CEO and investor growth expectations.”

“Our clients continue to emphasize their need to recruit experienced, and more importantly, effective sales, marketing, and product executives. By creating a dedicated Go-To-Market and Commercial Executives team, we are able to provide a new layer of service to our existing and future private equity clients,” added Marshall.

Former executives Scott Wielar, Trista McCarthy, and Scott May will help drive the new practice with additional leadership from Partners and Principals across all the firm’s sectors.

About JM Search

JM Search ( is a premier retained executive search firm and trusted advisor to CEOs, investors, and boards of directors in recruiting, assessing, and delivering high performance leaders and transformational leadership teams. JM Search clients include private equity firms and portfolio companies, venture capital-backed businesses, and publicly held companies across North America. Founded in 1980, the JM Search team brings together former operating and financial executives, investors and experienced search professionals with deep industry specialization, functional expertise and proven access to talent spanning multiple industry sectors. With national reach and local market depth, the firm’s partner-led approach enables JM Search to deliver exceptional leaders who enhance organizational performance and drive shareholder value.

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