WELLS is a Columbus, Ohio, based retained executive search firm with a 40+ year history of total commitment to our clients. We are proud to serve many of the most highly regarded organizations in the country, ranging in size from Fortune 500 to entrepreneurial start-ups. We built our firm on the principle of “relationships”. This means we value developing deep, personal connections with a select group of clients through serving them across their entire organizations, thereby creating a highly customized experience.
Our approach is distinctive through a focus on innovative thinking and flexibility that reaches beyond the rigid conventions so often encountered in our industry. This methodology has resulted in client feedback that indicates we consistently outperform other firms (majors and boutiques) and provide the highest level of excellence in service, quality and impact.
WELLS has developed unique depth in healthcare through the privilege of serving some of the top healthcare systems in the country. A sample of those clients is shown below.
We apply our unique process and perspective to clinical and non-clinical search engagements including physician and nursing executives; hospital and service line leadership; key corporate positions; and newly created, highly unique and transformational roles spearheading the move from volume to value based care.
Financial services has been at the core of the WELLS search portfolio since our founding. We have performed hundreds of successful retained searches for top organizations including banks; real estate / mortgage firms; hedge funds; and private equity investors. A very small sample of those clients appears below.
Our search work covers a diverse range of functional areas with specific depth in top leadership; strategy; risk management; operations and finance.
Our firm has been enriched through valued client relationships across a broad spectrum of industries. Each provides a unique challenge that we fully embrace and our process and approach is malleable to any client need. Examples of other industries where we have recent experience include:
- Entrepreneurial / Start-up
- Not for profit
- Professional services / Consulting