Blue Rock Search is an executive search firm specializing in the targeted identification, evaluation, and acquisition of high quality, passive, talent. Our systems, processes, and tools are designed to flex to the unique needs and expectations of any search and to fill critical roles quickly.

Learn how Blue Rock can find your next hire.

About Us

Why our clients choose to work with us…

  • Our Founding Partners are respected, trusted, thought leaders in their respective Practice Areas, with 50+ years of direct experience in filling Franchising, Human Resources, and Customer Experience roles at the Corporate and Field location level.
  • We have a proven, time tested, search methodology and approach that our clients and candidates can count on.
  • We invest the time required to get to know them both personally and professionally; their industries; their organizations; and their culture.  
  • We understand the linkage and importance of both competency and cultural fit, and assess candidates accordingly
  • We invest in the technology, tools, and resources required to identify, source, select, and land talent in today’s highly competitive fast moving marketplace

Speak with one of our dedicated search professionals today.

Customer Experience

The Blue Rock Search Experience is a highly methodical and time-tested process grounded on continuous stakeholder engagement
Current State Assessment

Well beyond the position spec, we take the time to understand your business & industry; the role and its organizational impact; and your efforts to date.

Goal Alignment

From Day One of a search we set and gain team alignment on critical path deliverables and timelines.

Action Planning

With an Extensive Intake Call we will initiate the search; define the ideal candidate profile; and define a winning selection process.

Highly methodical, execution of targeted research, sourcing, and assessment of profile fitting talent to deliver against our contracted search commitments. Ongoing search status and metrics communication provided throughout the life cycle of every search.

A Dedicated Search Team

Sourcing Specialist

  • Finding the Right People
  • Managing the Data

Recruiting Manager

  • Candidate Facing
  • Managing Realistic Expectations

Client Relationship Manager

  • Client Facing Engagement
  • Managing the Process to a HIRE

Learn more about the Blue Rock Experience.


Market Mastery areas of focus include:


Search for Franchising clients at C-Suite, SVP, VP, and Director level across multiple functional areas inclusive of Franchise Development; Franchise Operations; & International Development.

Human Resources

Retained Search in Human Resources at the CHRO,VP, and Director level across all HR specialty areas, inclusive of Talent Acquisition; HR Technology; Total Rewards; & Organizational Development.


Retained Search in Customer Experience; Customer Service; and Contact Center management across all industry verticals inclusive of Global manufacturing; B2B services;  and Healthcare.


Trust  |  Mutuality  |  Commitment

Ruben Moreno

HR Practice Leader

20+ years Human Resources & Executive Search Experience

Nancy Estep-Critchett

Franchising Practice Leader

25+ years Franchising & Executive Search Experience

Christopher Rios

CX Practice Leader 

20+ years Hospitality & Executive Search Experience

Our Work

As our client, you know that you will have the right talent, in the right place, at the right time so you can focus on other critical business needs. Recent projects include:

  •  VP Global HR, $1billion global pharma company
  • VP International Franchise Development, Specialty Retail Franchisor with 7,000+ locations
  • SVP Customer Experience, NA, $3B Global Manufacturing
  • VP People, Aggressively Growing Food Services Organization
  • VP Franchise Development, 200+ Unit Health and Wellness Franchise
  • VP Finance – North America, $3billion global manufacturing company
  • COO, Rapidly expanding healthcare franchisor with 60+ locations
  • VP Franchise Sales, Early education franchisor with over 400+ locations
  • VP, Customer Service, Call Center, NA, $1B NA Manufacturing
  • Associate Director Employee Relations, $30billion Technology Organization

  • VP Supply Chain Technology, Rapidly expanding Food Services Organization
  • CEO, growing Full Service Restaurant Chain
  • VP Business Analytics, $700 million global software developer
  • VP Marketing, 200+ Unit Children Services Franchise
  • Director, Service Network, North American Warranty and Services Company
  • Sr. Director/GM Managed Service, Fast Growing HIT/HIM focused Workforce Solutions Company
  • 10+ Regional Operations Directors, 10,000+ unit fast-food Franchise Organization
  • International Franchise Systems Manager, 400+ Early Education Franchise
  • VP Franchise Sales 300+ unit Home Services Franchisor


We are passionate about providing you top talent.

Contact Blue Rock Search

Blue Rock Search

2946 University Parkway
Sarasota, FL 34243


(941) 952-9555

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