A well-versed executive search professional, Dan Searby, Senior Vice President, has extensive experience recruiting for clients in the service, manufacturing, restaurant, and retail industries. He focuses on Chief Executive Officer, President, and other C-suite search assignments across all disciplines and has worked extensively with private equity-sponsored companies. A student of business, Dan follows consumer industries closely and brings specialized industry knowledge and hands-on operating experience.
Prior to joining The Elliot Group, Dan built and led a CPG, restaurant, and foodservice manufacturer practice at a leading New York City-based consumer search boutique. He spent fifteen years managing regional and national customer teams at Coca-Cola and prior to entering search was on the operator side as the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Restaurant Associates/Patina Group, then a Compass Group subsidiary.
Dan graduated cum laude from Vanderbilt University and received his MBA from Harvard University. He enjoys not-for-profit development work. He and his family live in Long Island, New York.