We Help Great Companies Recruit Great People

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We Help Great Companies Recruit Great People

Our Services

Our Executive Search and Talent Development services provide a long-term results oriented approach for our client companies who look to maximize their return on investment in human capital.

Retained Executive Search

Our Executive Search practice creates long-term value through a proven and rigorous recruiting process that revolves around the search for, and evaluation of, mid-to-senior level executive leaders in most industries and job functions.

Onboard Coaching

Our engagement philosophy is to not only attract new leaders into your organization but to also ensure those new leaders are acclimated and strategically aligned with your goals, streamlining the integration process and improving productivity.

Leadership Development

Our Leadership Development Coaching programs have been proven to develop high-potential employees into forward-thinking, results-driven leaders who create sustained value for the companies we serve.

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About Our Firm

We are the Kansas City Retained Executive Search and Leadership Development firm that provides professional, personalized solutions with world-class results. Our mission is to serve by providing the highest quality service, keeping integrity at the center of everything we do, maintaining an optimistic can-do attitude, and giving gratitude to others for the gifts we have been given.

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Global Recognition

2017 – Forbes Ranked on Top 20 Executive Recruiting Firms List

In 2016 – Forbes Ranked on America’s Top 7 Best Management Consulting Firms in Executive Search List

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Global Recognition


  • “Congratulations to Cornerstone – KC all on securing a top-notch candidate that will serve our company for years to come.  Well done and I could not be more pleased for everyone involved.”

    Chief Human Resources Officer – $1B Private Equity Firm
  • “I’ve worked with many talent management firms over the years. What sets Cornerstone-KC apart is the level of service and personal attention. Whenever I’ve taken a problem to them and said, ‘Here are my issues.’ They found a solution. They never say to me, ‘Here’s our process’. Instead, they truly react to what the customer needs. That’s innovative and responsive.”

    Vice President Human Resources for $1.6B Product Manufacturer
  • Cornerstone-KC dedicates time to understand our needs. They show true interest to meet our expectations.”

    HR Corporate Director for $500MM Food Manufacturer
  • “Cornerstone Kansas City had a connection to our profession and really knew the business. They were more engaged than firms we have used in the past.”

    Vice President Human Resources for $650MM Industrial Manufacturer
  • “Being local to us along with your national reach helped us find the correct candidate for the EVP position. Your firm excelled at all phases of the search and made it look easy to those watching from the outside. Your polished professionalism combined with absolute congruency gave us the confidence to place this difficult search to replace an industry icon in your capable hands.”

    Chief Executive Officer for $6B Banking and Financial Services Provider
  • “Cornerstone – Kansas City is a pleasure to work with. They are knowledgeable, honest, and care about more than just making a sale. They strive to ensure that there will be a good fit between a company and candidate.”

    Chief Executive Officer $750MM Industrial Manufacturing Client
  • “Thanks for your services! Our newest Vice President of Sales and Marketing has been a fantastic addition to our team. He is driven to achieve, yet he balances that so well with his strong people skills. We enjoy having him with us.”

    Chief Human Resources Officer $16MM Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing Client

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