We help growth companies inspire, hire and retain top talent. Partner with a team that has deep experience scaling teams globally for leading private and public companies, using a proven talent acquisition process.
What Our Clients Are Saying
Austin understands that a great talent strategy is a key enabler of company strategy. He can both design a robust talent strategy and effectively deliver on it. He continues to be a trusted advisor to me on executive recruiting, organization design, talent development, employee communication and change management. I couldn’t have been successful in my roles as BU President or COO without him. He truly is a game changer.
— Wenda Cebula, President and COO at edX
Michael and his team spent the time necessary to get to know our company and our culture, and then tailored their search to deliver a truly stellar roster of candidates form-fitted to our specific needs. That small investment of time on their end saved a ton of time and effort on ours.
— Dan Haley, SVP, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer
Michael successfully led two critical searches for my leadership team and I’m thrilled with the outcome. He was a true business partner throughout, putting in the time to understanding our story, listening to how I was trying to build my team and culture, while also pushing back appropriately. He was fully committed to getting a great outcome, and was an absolute pleasure to work with.
— Emma Barnes Brown, Chief People Officer, Agero
My company partnered with Michael at both Sapient and Endeca. In the recruiting and human resources fields, Michael is a rare visionary with a real passion for his work. For all the lipservice recruiting gets, the function is too often relegated to a business service and a cost center. Michael views recruiting as talent acquisition and human resources as human capital management. He understands that both are the lifeblood of business. In addition to being a pragmatic problem solver, Michael is an enthusiastic, engaging, and charismatic leader, one of the few 'executives' I have met in our industry that merit the title.
— John Hawley, Chief Technology Officer, Convention Data Services
Industry experts to help you fill today’s talent needs, while envisioning and preparing for the future
How We Help
Bring a different thought process to your candidate search, and create a roadmap for the future.
We’ve successfully placed C-Suite leaders in some of the top hyper-growth companies.
Searching for your next move? We’ll find the right company to utilize your strengths.
Our Executive Search Process
Work Directly with a Partner
Unlike large recruiting firms, you’ll work with us one-on-one to develop your talent strategy and source executive leaders. Together we help hyper-growth companies find, inspire and retain top HR, Tech, Sales, and Marketing talent. Cooke and White Advisors is an intentionally small, but highly experienced and results-driven team.