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Executive Search and Leadership Advisory Firm in San Francisco, CA

Stanton Chase San Francisco was formed to provide executive search services for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to venture-backed start-ups in the Greater Bay Area. We are an integral player within an international network of more than 70 offices in over 40 countries, serving as both a launching pad to the Pacific Rim and a destination for technology, financial services, education, and fine wines.

As the Northern California Regional Operating Center, we are led by retained search consultants with decades of local expertise, regional market knowledge, and a global perspective. We are both consultants and practitioners with work experience in operations, finance, accounting, human resources, and sales in Fortune 500 companies, management consultancies, “Big 4” public accounting firms, as well as start-ups. We have a strong network in the United States and around the world.

We assist clients in recruiting C-level officers, Board Directors, senior operating executives, and key director positions.

We are more than just headhunters. Our thorough due diligence at the outset of an assignment ensures we understand our client’s culture, strategy and mission as well as the role of the position. With our unique hands-on, client-centric operating model and methodical research process, Stanton Chase confidently guarantees the success of each placement.

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50 California Street
San Francisco
CA 94111

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Phone: +1 424-334-0500
Email: [email protected]

Our Consultants

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Peter Deragon

Managing Director
Global Practice Leader Supply Chain, Logistics & Transportation
Global Sector Leader Banking and Wealth Management
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William Brewer, CCP

Global Human Resources Practice Leader
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Suzanne Carroll

Research Director
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Lindsay Allan Lautz

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