A well-established, Chicago-headquartered boutique advisory firm serving middle market companies through operational turnaround, financial restructuring, and performance improvement looking to build out their Atlanta and LA locations.


To bring on visionary talents to spearhead the expansion and execution of a 5-year growth plan. These individuals would play a vital role in the firm's national expansion within the Turnaround & Restructuring practice.


Eastward brought forward the highest caliber of talent within the first two shortlists. Our approach involved headhunting efforts and leveraging our existing network to identify the first set of candidates that aligned with the firm’s strong cultural values and core competencies. 

A total of 312 candidates were reached, 23 were shortlisted, 15 moved to first-round interviews, 8 moved to second-round interviews, and 3 candidates moved to final rounds and offers.


Given the strength of shortlisted candidates, Eastward Partners successfully appointed two hires at the Principal level and one at the Associate Principal level, significantly expediting our Client's intended growth schedule. The client was extremely pleased with the results of the process and the growth their firm as seen since.

The recruitment process was concluded in 4 months and deemed an absolute success. 


placed candidates


months to condlude the project

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