Why partner with Sanford Rose Associates® – Annapolis

Experienced Talent Acquisition Consultants

The Search Consultants of the Sanford Rose Associates® – Annapolis have over 50 years of combined experience as former executives and hiring managers with companies ranging from Fortune 100 to privately funded start-ups. Each has successfully run a business, including ex-pat assignments in Europe and China. Our recruiting team averages over 15 years of recruiting experience per recruiter.

“Boutique Service with Large-Firm Benefits”

As part of Sanford Rose Associates, the 10th largest US search firm, Sanford Rose Associates® – Annapolis practice has the leverage and buying power to access to the latest recruiting tools & technologies. This means faster identification of passive candidates and a more customized search process for each of our clients. The moderate size of the Sanford Rose Associates – Annapolis group, ensures that we have few “off limits restrictions”, which means that we have access to large target candidate populations.


All communications with Clients are managed by a dedicated Search Consultant supported by a dedicated and experienced Senior Recruiter – both of whom will be the sole contacts with candidates and clients – ensuring continuity, reliability and timely communications throughout the process.

Global Reach

With Sanford Rose Associate offices worldwide, we have contacts and networks that reach to all corners of the world. Our search practice alone has completed critical position search assignments for roles in in Canada, Latin America, Europe, India and China.

Proven Track Record

Sanford Rose Associates® has been in continuous business operation since 1959, demonstrating true staying power and the ability to generate repeat business. Over the past 60 years Sanford Rose Associates offices have partnered with clients to fill over 112,500 positions ….… “Finding people who make a difference™”.

Defined Process

Our unique and detailed candidate assessment and presentation process is one of the most comprehensive in the executive search industry. Investors, Executive Teams and HR Leaders continually compliment us on our Candidate Presentation Portfolios, Compensation History & Offer Recommendations, and our timely and substantive communications through-out the search process. (See “Our Recruiting Process” for more details)

The Personal Touch

We choose to focus on a relatively small number of clients. Our team of professionals interact closely with our clients and deliver outstanding results. We have deliberately kept our overhead and infrastructure to the minimum so we can offer “exceptional value” to the client, many of whom are early stage companies.

State of the Art Technology

As a partner in the Sanford Rose Associates® worldwide network of offices, our organization has access to a comprehensive global database and suite of state of the art search tools that are linked to the majority of social media websites. As a result, clients get the benefit of “global searches” that widen the available talent pool. Our proprietary process and technology tools allow us to accelerate and improve the search and selection process.

A Unique Structure and Culture

As an independently owned search firm, Sanford Rose Associates® – Annapolis as part of the Sanford Rose Associates network of global offices, through empowered ownership provides exceptional personalized service to its clients. Our culture is entrepreneurial, sensitive to local and global markets and able to react quickly to our clients’ needs.

We listen, learn and seek to understand

No search is initiated without first gaining a thorough understanding of the role, the company and the work environment – based on Search Consultant interviews with the hiring executive, the respective HR professional or the members of the search panel. From this knowledge an in-depth Position Profile and comprehensive Candidate Pre-work Assignment Questionnaire are prepared for final client review, input and approval.

Our Goal

The goal of every search assignment conducted by Sanford Rose Associates® is “Finding people who make a difference™”. Sanford Rose Associates executive search consultants have in-depth industry specific knowledge and take the time to understand their clients’ needs and unique culture. Finding the candidate who not only possesses the requisite skills for a position, but is also a “cultural fit” is crucial. The proprietary Sanford Rose Associates Dimensional Search™ process allows our search consultants to drill deeper and match (1) the client’s expectations for the position with those of the candidate, (2) the technical requirements for the position with the candidate’s education and background, (3) the candidate’s experience and personality with the company’s culture, (4) the chemistry between the hiring manager and the candidate, and (5) the candidate’s experience and prior results with the client’s expectations for the major, measurable initiatives of the position. Engaged employees can play a tremendous part in the growth and success of a company, and for 60 years, Sanford Rose Associates has been committed to “Finding people who make a difference™” for its clients.