About Us

Daubenspeck & Associates, Ltd. is an international retained executive search firm. Based in Chicago and founded in 1982, we are specialists in our field, and hold expertise in international and cross-border assignments, culture-sensitive selection and assessment, succession planning, and organizational development

Culture is the vital lens through which we view each assignment. Our cultural expertise and unique search process has benefited our clients in all practice areas, and we have been successfully serving the needs of world-class clientele for over three decades.

Daubenspeck & Associates has been featured in news sources, including: Bloomberg – Businessweek, and Forbes. Our consistent performance has earned recognition by Executive Search Review as one of the “Top-40 Search Firms in the Americas” and by Forbes as one of “America’s Best Recruiting Firms 2017.”

Our consulting experience is comprehensive and our clients consist of the foremost market leaders in a variety of industries. While we are proud of each and every client relationship we have cultivated, we also pride ourselves on discretion and confidentiality. We do not openly market our past clients as we believe our work speaks for itself.

We do more than simply fill a position; we build organizational capability.