Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota

Yellow Tree Executive Search has 18 years’ experience as both a Retained Executive Search company and Strategic Client Partner in Minnesota and the U.S..   Why Yellow Tree:   At Yellow Tree Executive Search, the Client Partner you meet with does the work.  With some bigger firms you often meet a Partner, only to have your search being handled by a Junior Associate.  This is not only in research, but in many important stages including candidate communication.

With Yellow Tree each client and every assignment is especially important to us.  The Yellow Tree difference is “you’re our #1 priority.”  The Yellow Tree Partner you meet with performs the execution and will assure your satisfaction.

In addition, due to our size, we have relatively wide open hunting grounds.  We are not constrained by off-limits requirements in the way that some of our larger competitors are.  Our experience gives us access to the resources and provides the reach of some bigger firms, yet allows us to remain agile and “highly accountable” to our clients.

Every search at Yellow Tree begins with new and fresh research.  Every client and need is different. Every search we perform draws on our experience and networks – and is built on a uniquely constructed search plan.  The perfect candidate is often found in unexpected places.

We will personally consult with you to fully understand the search assignment.

  • We’ll create and implement the strategy for pulling in candidates.  We’ll also….
  • Assist in writing the role profile, if needed
  • Draft the litmus test of key criteria which will be used to establish our “top candidate list”
  • Perform market research and identify target organizations
  • Interview and assess candidates
  • Prepare and present the list of recommended candidates
  • Schedule and support the interview process as agreed upon
  • Brief and debrief candidates, assist you in locating your “top candidates,” as well as, help with selection and offer negotiation

The Yellow Tree difference is a combination of all of the above, but in the end, the real difference is “you are our #1 priority.” You will have access to your Yellow Tree Partner whenever needed — early morning, during work day, or late at night.

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

Client retained Yellow Tree in 2016 and continues to hire Yellow Tree to present —

We began using Yellow Tree in 2016 to provide search and placement services of Sales and Marketing employees.  Our verticals are in highly competitive areas and demand the full attention of a trusted agency.

Yellow Tree has proven themselves to be a partner in the search process.  In working with Yellow Tree, I performed weekly status check meetings with their Founder | Principal.  Yellow Tree regularly provided a candidate pipeline of rejected and passed-through candidates for tracking and reporting on search progress.  Unsolicited, they provided formal candidate presentations with resumes, they partnered with our talent organization on scheduling of interviews, sending itineraries, and assisting through the full process.  We’ll continue to use Yellow Tree because they’re responsive, organized, and they fully understand our culture and our needs. 

Overall, I have no hesitation to give any prospective client my highest recommendation of Yellow Tree’s search and placement capabilities.  (Managing Director of Technology Company in Minnesota – Insurance focused & Cloud-based)

I have been partnering with Yellow Tree for nearly 3 years.  Yellow Tree has proven themselves to be responsive, very organized, and they understand our culture and our needs.  Yellow Tree has a strong and positive reputation with our Executive team who have continued to refer Yellow Tree to other groups within our company such as Sales & Marketing, Product Development, and Information Technology.  I’m happy to recommend the services of Yellow Tree Search.   (Senior Director – Minneapolis based SaaS Client)

Our Mission

At Yellow Tree Executive Search our mission is to help our clients build extraordinary teams and leadership organizations.

Our Values

  • Integrity Above All
  • Client Focus is our maxim
  • Partnership: The Yellow Tree path to the best results
  • Clear Communication:  Essential to any engagement and relationship