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Companies of all sizes and Industries need forward-thinking leaders capable of moving their organizations into new areas of innovation and success, most all organizations struggle to fill their key positions or just hard to find candidates that they desperately need.

AE Riley specializes in retained search for a broad array of industries and educational institutions. We have access to vast resources for talent that others simply do not. Our divisions serve a wide variety of industries. If you don't see yours just ask!

  • Higher Education
  • K-12
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare
  • Hospital
  • Technology
  • Consumer Products/Goods
  • Energy, Oil, and Gas
  • Entertainment and Hospitality
  • Not for Profit
  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate
  • Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
  • Insurance
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail

If you are looking to higher the best talent, wouldn't it only makes sense to use the best search firm!

Drive a higher level of innovation and organize your business for a new generation of opportunities when you work with the right search firm. We empower you for greater success with an approach that attracts the best executives to your organization. AE Riley identifies the best possible candidates for a variety of positions, including:

Financial Services

  • Chief Compliance and Sustainability Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Director, Learning Management System
  • Manager of Marketing and Communications
  • Senior Investment Strategist
  • Senior Manager of Audit
  • Vice President of Consultant Relations
  • Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Vice President of Sales

Entertainment and Hospitality

  • Assistant Controller
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Director of Major Gifts
  • Managing Director
  • Senior Vice President / Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Senior Vice President of Finance
  • Talent Acquisition Business Manager
  • Vice President of Development
  • Vice President of Investor Relations


  • Assistant Vice President of Marketing, Communication, and Training
  • Business Development Director
  • Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, and Corporate Secretary
  • Director of Customer Engagement
  • Director of Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Director of Underwriting
  • Director, Medical Analytics
  • IT Web and Mobile Architect
  • Vice President of Finance


  • Chief Executive Officer & President
  • COO, CFO's
  • Vice President
  • Provosts
  • Executive Deans
  • Nursing
  • Faculty
  • Career Services
  • Financial Aid
  • Program Chairs
  • Information Technology
  • Librarian
  • Chief Marketing Officer
  • Chief Program Officer
  • Director of Development
  • Director of Operations
  • Director of Payroll
  • Director of Risk Management and Audit Services
  • Senior Manager, Administration

Not for Profit

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Director of Community Programs
  • Enterprise Architect - IT
  • Executive Director
  • Engineers
  • IT Project Manager
  • President
  • Quality Auditor
  • Regulatory Manager
  • Vice President of Information Technology
  • Vice President of Sales

Commercial HVAC & Construction

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Controller / Chief Financial Officer
  • Director of Human Resources, Operations
  • Engineers
  • Finance Director, Cement
  • Manager of Shared Services
  • Manufacturing and Logistics Manager
  • Project Estimator
  • Project Manager
  • Regional Account Manager
  • West Coast Branch Director


  • Board Member
  • Business Development Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Director of Marketing
  • Director of Sales
  • Director of Worldwide Sales
  • Director, QE
  • Head of R&D
  • Regional Sales Manager
  • Vice President of Service

Professional Services

  • Executive Director
  • GM, Commuter Benefits
  • Managing Partner
  • SEC Practice Manager
  • Senior Associate, Executive Recruiter
  • Tax Partner
  • Vice President of Business Strategy
  • Vice President of Marketing and Communications


  • Engineers of all levels
  • Assistant Controller
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • DBA Manager
  • Director of Contract Services
  • Project Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Consumer Products/Goods

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • President
  • Vice President-Treasurer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Vice President of Operations
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Vice President of Sales and Marketing
  • Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Real Estate

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Director or Vice President - Operations
  • General Manager
  • Project Coordinator
  • Regional Manager
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Vice President of Finance


  • Brand Manager
  • Category Director
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Director of Operations

Energy, Oil, and Gas

  • Business Development Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Director of Sales
  • Operating Tax Manager
  • Petroleum Operations Controller
  • Senior Account Executive
  • Vice President, Finance

Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Director of Life Sciences Sales
  • Director of Sales
  • Senior Director of Operations
  • Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs


  • Behavioral Health Policy Director
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Director of IT Risk Management and Assurance
  • Director of Operations
  • Head of Cultivation