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Executive Recruiting Consultants

Saenger Associates

Excellence in retained executive search since 1999

Our Mission:
To provide executive placements for the long-term success of our clients.

Our Vision:
To be the Retained Executive Search Company of choice by always exceeding our client's expectations.

Search Definition and Strategy

  • Define Client Need

  • Develop Position Specification

  • Initiate Research

Candidate Development

  • Initial Candidate Identification and Evaluation

  • Benchmark Candidate(s)

  • Refine Position Specifications

Review Progress

  • Weekly Meetings to Review Progress

  • Strategize Research and Fine Tune Specifications

  • Continue With Interviews

Finalist Selection

  • Select Finalist(s)

  • Complete References

  • Negotiate Compensation, Extend Offer

Post Search Follow Up

  • Monitor Acceptance, Resignation & Start of Employment

  • Follow-Up With Client

  • Follow-Up With Successful Candidate

Saenger's 5-Step to Success Process

Saenger Associates utilizes an integrated five-phase approach for recruiting high-quality candidates. We emphasize a strategic partnering relationship with both the client and the candidate – well beyond the acceptance and starting date of the successful new hire(s).

What We Do For Our Clients

“Saenger Associates is so effective at selecting and narrowing down the field of key employees to three outstanding candidates that we've often wanted to hire all three candidates. They are the most responsive firm I've ever worked with and definitely provide the best attention to detail.”

Vice President, Human Resources and Administration, Fortune-500 Subsidiary


Gary L. Saenger


Founder and President Gary Saenger's vision of quality and commitment, with the zest of an entrepreneur, is the driving force of our firm. Gary personally helps to manage each and every search, maintaining the attention that is unprecedented in our industry. We never quit and have a 95% fill rate.

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Saenger Associates is Ranked on Forbes' 2023 National List of
America's Best Executive Recruiting Firms

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