Liza Stokes


Liza Stokes is a Partner at JM Search and a member of the Firm’s Consumer Practice. She specializes in recruiting C-level executives for mid-market, private equity-backed companies in the consumer products and DTC eCommerce industries. Liza is passionate about helping to professionalize current or previously founder-led businesses by recruiting the right talent to drive growth and maximize shareholder return, while protecting the integrity of the brand and culture of the organization. She has deep experience recruiting executives cross functionally, including CEO and general management, marketing and supply chain and operations.

Liza joined JM Search in 2016 from Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, a San Francisco-based creative advertising agency, where she spent over five years in progressive account management roles. During her time at GS&P, Liza served on accounts including Comcast and Doritos, helping to create several award-winning integrated marketing campaigns and Super Bowl ads.

Liza graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Communications and minor in Applied Economics and Management. She also served as captain of the Women’s Varsity Squash team. In her free time, Liza enjoys playing squash and paddle, attempting to golf, dining out, and spending time with her husband, their daughter and rottweiler-hound mix.



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