Amidst varied market conditions of the past few years, the firm has continued its meteoric rise while earning a best-in-class net promoter score of +82.

PROVIDENCE (September 13, 2022) – Acertitude, the global executive search firm committed to unleashing human potential, is honored to be recognized among the fastest growing companies in Rhode Island by Providence Business News, a business newspaper focused on economics in the ocean state and surrounding area.

“Growing a business is all about people. Our clients – CEOs, private equity executives, board members, and leaders – all seek the best to solve hard problems standing in the way of scaling, restructuring, and transforming their businesses,” said Kevin O’Neill, co-founder and managing partner with Acertitude. “We are incredibly proud of our team for answering that call consistently. This is our third year receiving this award and this distinction belongs to our team. The energy, care, and intellect they put into their work has helped Acertitude and our clients thrive.”

Amidst varied market conditions of the past few years, the firm has continued its meteoric rise with 107% revenue growth from 2019 through 2021. Most importantly, while scaling, the team has kept its focus on providing the finest client service, operating with a strong sense of urgency, and delivering impactful solutions. The firm earned a best-in-class net promoter score of +82 from its clients during this period.

Acertitude works with a client base that includes the world’s premier private equity firms, large global enterprises, fast-growing mid-sized businesses, and innovative startups.

“A huge thank you also goes to our clients for their loyalty and partnership, for valuing our seat at the table, which makes this work possible and meaningful,” O’Neill added. “As we look ahead to 2023, we are excited to bring our clients expanded offerings in private equity pre-deal services and executive assessment in addition to our best-in-class executive search. We are excited to continue to grow our team to meet the crucial need for good leadership across industries today.”

The team’s expertise spans nine major sectors: business and professional services, consumer, energy, financial services, healthcare and life sciences, industrial, private equity, social impact, and technology.

With this focus on partnering to build better businesses has come outsize growth and subsequent recognition, from being honored by Providence Business News to being ranked, for two consecutive years, by Forbes’ amongst its “Best Executive Recruiting Firms” list and on the Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

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