Brian Schwartz

Managing Director, Executive Search
New York

Brian Schwartz, Managing Director, Executive Search, is responsible for leading The Elliot Group’s exclusive search team and developing Elliot’s cornerstone search process. Promoted in 2021, Brian oversees active and upcoming engagements and collaborates with executive leadership on key initiatives and strategies.

As Vice President and Executive Search Consultant of The Elliot Group for over eleven years and working across CxO and Board-level assignments in the consumer space, Brian brings hands-on experience and insight as Managing Director, Executive Search. Throughout his tenure at Elliot, Brian has worked in many executive search aspects and is a specialist in executive general management roles within private equity, venture capital, and family office portfolio companies.

Respected as an industry thought-leader, Brian has been featured in various publications and industry conferences, including Eater and Nation’s Restaurant News. Prior to joining The Elliot Group, Brian worked in foodservice as a Value Engineer at one of the industry’s largest manufacturers of fabricated commercial foodservice and institutional equipment. He is a graduate of the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware.

Outside of work, Brian serves as an advisor to a New York-based educational non-profit focused on teaching youth the benefits of entrepreneurism and business acumen. Brian and his family reside outside New York City.

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