Wakefield Talabisco International


The WTI Advantage

As a boutique executive search firm, we offer personalized, attentive service tailored to clients' needs. By focusing on certain industries we have built extensive long-term relationships with key players and can respond quickly to situations which require fast solutions. Our clients trust us to keep abreast of relevant developments impacting their competitive environment. Our relationships and proven discretion offer unique advantages to client firms and top candidates.

For clients in global businesses, we offer a multi-lingual staff and experience with the logistics of international searches and cross-national executive placements, as well as strategic knowledge-based guidance in planning for organizational change, leadership development, and compensation issues.


Retained Executive Searches

For over a decade, leading and emerging corporations in Consumer Goods, Financial Services, Retail, Insurance, and Technology have retained our services in locating executives and senior staff and quickly delivering fully-developed candidates to fill top positions. Our focused expertise in key sectors, and our extensive network of executive contacts and insight into industry developments help support our clients in their management structure. We are the turn-to firm for complex top-level searches requiring global understanding.


Industry Research

With a full-time research department, we constantly stay on top of structural changes in the industries we serve, maintaining an understanding of organization structure at key companies and organizational developments. In our targeted universe, we track who is where, what changes are on the horizon, and how it impacts our clients and strategic opportunities. Much of our research is conducted through long-term personal relationships and trusted discretion that allows us to pick up the phone and confirm developments before they are announced.

This in-depth market understanding helps drive our searches and support our clients.


Candidate Database

Our proprietary database of candidates spans over 30 years of executive placements. At least 4 times a year we aim to communicate with each candidate in our network and update relevant information. These personal relationships are invaluable in fully understanding developments in the industries we specialize in and in quickly identifying appropriate candidates for available positions.

All our market research and candidate information is private, confidential, and never sold. We value this research as a significant advantage in fulfilling complex demanding executive searches, and supporting our client companies in attracting and retaining key employees.