AESC Welcomes Summit Search Solutions into its Global Membership of Leading Executive Search and Leadership Advisory Firms

The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC), the global professional association representing the quality standard in executive search and leadership advisory solutions, announced the approval of Summit Search Solutions into its global membership. The firm’s acceptance follows an extensive vetting process, including reference checks, site visits, votes by AESC regional councils and commitment to the AESC Code of Professional Practice.

Founded in 2009, with consultants in California, Colorado, Kansas, New York and North Carolina, Summit Search Solutions is a woman-owned boutique executive search firm serving the unique needs of the higher education and nonprofit sectors. The firm has partnered with hundreds of institutions and organizations nationwide to identify and recruit top talent. Summit is committed to providing diverse candidate slates to their clients, with over 65% of their placements being women or people of color.

Summit is a boutique firm by choice, taking pride in providing clients with unsurpassed service and purposely limiting their project load to maintain high standards of time and attention. Each search is serviced by a small, dedicated team that is actively involved from start to finish and able to set and meet aggressive timelines and deliverables. The firm’s high rate of repeat business is the best testimonial to the value provided to their clients.

Carrie Coward, President at Summit Search Solutions commented, “It is an honor to provide search services and build leadership capacity in the education sector. We are inspired every day by the colleges, universities, and organizations we serve.”

About AESC

Since 1959, AESC has set the quality standard for the executive search and leadership advisory profession. AESC Members, ranging in size from large global executive search and leadership advisory firms and networks to regional and boutique firms, represent 16,000+ trusted professionals in 1,200+ offices, spanning 70+ countries. AESC Members are recognized leaders of global executive search and leadership advisory solutions. They leverage their access and expertise to place, find and develop more than 100,000 executives each year in board of directors and C-level positions for the world’s leading organizations of all types and sizes. Dedicated to strengthening leadership worldwide, AESC and its members share a deep commitment to the highest quality standards in executive search and leadership consulting—for the benefit of clients and the profession. We Shape. Connect. Educate. Learn more about us at aesc.org. For AESC’s career service for executive-level candidates, visit bluesteps.com.