Welcome to Sanford Rose Associates®.

Sanford Rose Associates® was founded in 1959 with a deep commitment to “finding people who make a difference®” within our client organizations by finding individuals who perform, exceed expectations, and assist the organization achieve its strategic goals.  The demand for finding the best possible people in the shortest possible time has helped propel the executive search profession into a multi-billion dollar industry, and Sanford Rose has been one of the pioneers of this endeavor.

Over the course of the past 60+ years, the SRA Network has grown and expanded to over 100 offices worldwide.  With offices in North America and Asia, Owners are able to leverage the expansive reach of the totality of the Network.  However, SRA International, Inc has awarded a limited number of independently owned franchises each year.  This high level of exclusivity has ensured the brand and reputation of Sanford Rose Associates remain unparalleled in terms of professionalism, performance, and service that exceeds our clients’ expectations.

The original vision of our founder, Sanford Rose, is perpetuated due to the global demand for highly qualified talent only growing stronger with every passing generation.  We are excited to have the opportunity to continue to make a difference in the lives of our Owners, clients, candidates, and families.

The Sanford Rose Associates Network Today


Sanford Rose Associates Owners have, on average, over 20 years of experience in their industries, served in roles as hiring managers, and have over a decade of tenure in search.  This history provides a deep understanding of what clients desire and how to effectively solve their strategic hiring needs.


The Owners and recruiters of Sanford Rose Associates specialize in specific industry niches, functional areas, and/or geographies.  This focused expertise allows us to have the insight necessary to immediately identify, attract, evaluate and acquire the right candidates for our clients.


Our controlled growth of the Sanford Rose Associates Network has allowed us to be selective in our expansion; this maintains the integrity of the unparalleled reputation we have earned over the past five decades in search.


With over 60 offices worldwide, we have the buying power to provide our Owners with access to the latest tools, technologies, training, and support.  Our affiliations with Kaye/Bassman International, Next Level Exchange and Next Level Marketing Communications provide a unique foundation that does not exist anywhere else in the search industry today.

Proven Track Record

Sanford Rose Associates has been in business since 1959, demonstrating true staying power and the ability to generate repeat business.  Executive Search Review recognized the totality of the Sanford Rose Associates Network as being one of the Top 15 Search Firms in North America.

Defined Process

Our Entrepreneur Express™ Rapid Start-Up Program accelerates the success of our new Owners, and our Proprietary Dimensional Search® process creates a unique profile that matches a candidate’s personal skill level to position requirements, past experience to future expectations and management style to corporate culture.