Veteran Search Professional Joins Stanton Chase San Francisco/Silicon Valley Office

Dan Counts, a veteran of more than 20 years in the information technology sector and executive search, has joined the San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices of Stanton Chase as a Director. The announcement was made by Paul Herrerias, Managing Director of the offices.

Counts will serve a major role as a member of Stanton Chase’s growing Technology, Professional Services, and Consumer Products & Services Practice Groups. Stanton Chase is a retained executive search firm with more than 70 offices in 45 countries.

“We are excited to have Dan join our team,” said Herrerias. “He has executed hundreds of senior-level searches for both public and privately-held companies. As a career search professional and business software consultant, he brings added depth to our already outstanding organization here in San Francisco and Silicon Valley.”

Prior to joining Stanton Chase, Counts was Founder/President of Fairwinds Recruiting, a nationwide search firm based in Silicon Valley. His specialties include Data Science, Big Data, Cyber Risk Security, Cloud EPM Software, Product Marketing, Sales, Pre-Sales, Big Data, Analytics, Data Integration, Risk Security, and Business Intelligence.

Counts worked directly with CFOs and CIOs for software and consulting companies.

“I’m excited about my new opportunity with Stanton Chase,” said Counts. “The collegial and entrepreneurial nature of the organization is appealing to me. In addition, the worldwide penetration of offices allows me to better serve my clients, who need leaders now and well into the future."

He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Computer Information Systems from Texas State University.