Blue Rock Search

Brad Grieco

Director, Executive Search

Brad brings his extensive operational and management experience both in the recruiting marketplace, as well as in the financial management and oversight of global business development.


Brad’s career began with California Pizza Kitchen in Atlanta where he was responsible for running one of the largest restaurants within their system. Shortly thereafter, Brad was promoted to Regional Director of Operations in Washington D.C. His responsibilities included the oversight of The Washington Region which generated over $15 million in annual sales and employed 480 employees.


To experience a more global stage, Brad joined Portcullis Capital Group as Vice President of Client Management. Portcullis, headquartered in Kansas City, specialized in raising capital for private companies interested in becoming publicly traded. During Brad’s 4 year tenure at Portcullis, he helped raise in excess of $20 million dollars for clients both domestically and globally.


In 2002, Brad left the private capital industry to begin his HR Executive search career. Brad’s client list includes Dell, Danaher, Eaton, General Mills, Amazon, BP, Medco, Pepsi, Rockwell Automation, CDW, Capital One and Marriott International. Brad was offered a partnership at the firm prior to forming ReCreation. ReCreation was formed in 2008 where Brad has been the President/Managing Director of HR Search. ReCreation  has been a leader in the boutique HR Search space for the past 13 years. Their client list includes Amazon, Oshkosh, Fluke Networks, Charles Schwab, Spectrum Brands, The Gap and many others. They work within all HR verticals from Generalist’s to CHRO.

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Get to know Brad

Brad lives in Beachwood, Ohio and is married with 3 children. All boys. They are 18, 16 and 9. In his spare time, Brad likes to golf, vacation near water, and spend time with his family. He loves red wine!

Brad's Charity of Choice

The charity that is most important to me is Providence House. Providence House is a crisis nursery committed to child abuse prevention and family preservation in the Cleveland area.

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