Brian M. Sullivan is Chief Executive Officer of CTPartners, a premier-quality executive search firm committed to performance, quality and results. Recognized as a search industry thought-leader and innovator, Brian joined CTPartners in 2004 and is responsible for expanding the firm’s services, practices and reputation as one of the world’s leading executive search firms.
Under Brian’s tutelage, CTPartners’ consultants share an unprecedented commitment to excellence at every point of client contact. Brian has created a culture whose shared allegiance to mission differentiates CTPartners from other search firms by strategically evolving processes and encouraging productive collaboration. Examples of his influence include monitoring each search via the firm’s 40-Day Audit™ process and being the first firm in the industry to audit and publish their Placement Rate, Average Days to Placement and the industry-only Candidate Stick Rate.
In 2010, Brian took CTPartners public [AMEX: CTP] which solidified the firm’s financial condition. The firm’s global reach includes 22 offices in 15 countries.
A highly sought after human capital expert, Brian is a regular contributor to major international business publications. In 2008, Brian was named to BusinessWeek's Top 50 List of the World’s Most Influential Headhunters.
Brian is a member of the Association of Executive Search Consultants and, he is a Board Member of Skana Aluminum Company in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. His primary charitable interest is InStride, a therapeutic horseback riding academy for special needs children and adults located in Sarasota Florida.
Brian holds a Bachelor of Science from Lehigh University and a Masters of Business Administration from Denver University. He and his wife have two children.