"The Blue Rock team has made a direct impact on our company’s ability to meet our growth targets."
Jen Alessandra, Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer at Frontdoor, Inc.
"Blue Rock is by far the most attentive recruiting firm I have encountered in my career. They care more about making a great fit rather than making just a placement, and that speaks volumes for who they are as a firm."
Sam Haider, Global Director, Leadership and Organizational Development
Gilead Sciences
"The Blue Rock Search team is not afraid to take on a challenging project. They are reliable, tireless, and take-charge, and integrated themselves into the leadership team to drive results."
J.J. Sorrenti, President
Safeguard Business Systems
"The Blue Rock Team did a tremendous job bringing us highly qualified candidates for our rapidly growing franchise business. We intend to use Blue Rock again for all executive searches."
Pete Moore, Managing Partner Integrity Square
Co-founder, Carolina Restaurant Partners
"Besides being a reliable source of information about CX and an extraordinary ambassador for the company, Blue Rock has integrity."
Ven Bontha, Vice President, Customer Experience

About Blue Rock Search

Blue Rock Search is an MBE Certified, 100% minority/female-owned executive search firm, an SRA Network member, a Hunt Scanlon Top 10 global recruiting firm, and a member of the Hunt Scanlon HR/Diversity Recruiting Power 65.  We specialize in the targeted identification, assessment, and placement of executives across four distinct practice areas: Human Resources, Franchise, Higher Education, and Customer Experience.

Blue Rock’s partners are respected and trusted thought leaders with more than 50 years of combined experience in their respective practice areas. Our systems, processes, and tools are designed to flex to fit our clients’ unique needs and reflect our philosophy of built-to-last relationships.

Our Practices

HR Executive/Diversity Search

Our HR Executive & Diversity MBE Certified search practice specializes in the targeted identification, evaluation, and acquisitiion of high quality, passive talent for all levels of HR executive and diversity leader roles.

Franchise Executive Search

Successful franchise brands choose Blue Rock Search because we find you the right leaders for key executive-level positions. Led by Practice Leader and franchising expert, Nancy Estep-Critchett, Blue Rock Search is an MBE Certified firm specializing in filling C-suite, director, and executive roles for both established and emerging franchises.

Customer Experience Executive Search

Get the expertise you need to build your Customer Experience team and transform the customer’s journey into profitable business initiatives.

Higher Education Executive Search

Blue Rock Search specializes in the targeted identification, evaluation, and acquisition of transformational leadership for higher education in enrollment, admissions, financial aid, and advancement roles, as well as CHRO’s and Chief Diversity Officers.

Current Executive Openings

Blue Rock Search is currently seeking exceptional candidates for the following:

As your Executive Search Consultant, we partner with you to curate an experience designed to attract leaders that will make a positive impact on your organizational culture and business performance.

If you seek a partner who takes time to understand your goals, is highly connected in their respective talent communities, and can help you land desired talent, Blue Rock Search can help.

Recent Placements


Vice President, HR Strategy & Operations

Papa John's

Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


Director of Leads & Franchise Sales

Impossible Foods

Vice President, Talent Aquisition


Western Division, Vice President Operations

Mobile Outfitters

Chief Development Officer

Hungry Howie's Pizza

Vice President Operations


Senior Vice President, Customer Experience

Mountain Mike's Pizza

Vice President of Development

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