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Global Recruiting & Consulting

Retained Executive Search Services


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Global Recruiting & Consulting

Interim Executive & Expert Consultant Services


Retained Executive Search

At M&A Executive Search, we’re experts at finding the right leadership talent that is vital to long-term success.  We conduct local, national, and international retained searches from director to “C” suite levels. Your confidential executive search will be handled by a senior partner with extensive experience in your industry.

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Interim Executives & Expert Consultants

M&A helps clients fill critical roles quickly with highly experienced professionals who have “been there and done that”. You get the right experienced professional you need quickly, affordably and in a highly flexible manner.

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Executive Roundtables

Industry executives are invited to participate in M&A’s Executive Roundtables. These roundtables are designed to help companies learn from each other in a non-competitive environment. Each facilitated roundtable serves as an "advisory board" where executives and CEO’s can share knowledge, meet their peers, and learn best practices in a confidential setting.

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“Named in Top 100 Executive Recruiting Firms in America by Forbes from 2019-2021”


You can count on M&A Executive Search. M&A Executive Search and Consulting is considered the preeminent retained executive search firm for several top industries. M&A helps companies best leverage the knowledge and expertise of experienced professionals to advance their business in a highly flexible manner that fits every client’s situation.


Our award-winning services provide nationally diverse industries with search solutions specific to helping companies find and retain strong executive candidates with customized Executive Search Services, Consulting, Executive Roundtables, and Industry-Related Workshops. M&A Executive Search also speaks at industry-related events both locally around the Twin Cities and nationally. Our unique Profitable Search Process goes beyond the surface qualifications of candidates; taking into consideration leadership style, culture fit, goal matching, and other ‘intangible’ factors. As a result, our firm’s success rate is 95%, which is 28% higher than the industry average! Our ability to find the right match for each position and organization comes from our emphasis on culture. We offer a comprehensive culture survey to ensure the candidates we find are not only qualified for the role, but also that their cultural profile fits what is needed for the client situation.

Privately Owned

At M&A Executive Search we know that for privately owned companies, alignment on values is key, as is resourcefulness and the ability to wear multiple hats. As a privately held firm we know how important it is to find a leader who shares your values and echoes your voice and vision.

Private Equity

M&A understands that the needs of a private equity company can be different and our executive search reflects that. You need leaders who not only represent the wants and needs of your acquired company’s staff, but also understand their role in creating and maintaining EBITDA. Accountability to both company and board can be a challenging position. M&A will find you the right executive that has the ability to perform and thrive in that environment.

Early Stage

M&A provides the most cost effective, flexible, and timely approach for getting access to the knowledge and expertise that organizations need to be successful. We provide “omni-access” to experienced professionals and support clients in a customized way that fits their expertise needs.


“We hired Greg Albrecht and his firm to lead the search for two senior level management positions in our company and he did a great job in helping us to land two very qualified individuals. Greg is a man of great integrity and did an excellent job in driving this search process. I give Greg high marks for the work that he and his firm did for Minco!”

Dave Ring, CEO at Asset Marketing Services (Former President of Minco Products, Inc.)

“We selected M&A for a critical hire, a Mergers & Acquisitions Executive. We needed a firm who could not only find qualified candidates, but could also recommend candidates to fit into our culture. M&A spent time developing an understanding of our culture and conducted a national search. When it came time to interview candidates we were impressed with several “A” players we could hire. I would highly recommend M&A.”

Bill Hoagland, CEO, Engage Technologies

“We used M&A Executive Search to do a search for the President of our bank and they did an excellent job. The candidate recruited and hired by M&A on our behalf is doing an excellent job in growing our bank and improving our customer relationships, engaging our employees, and serving our community. We highly recommend M&A Executive Search for your critical hiring needs.”

Roy Terwilliger, Chairman Flagship Bank

“Greg Albrecht is one of the most business oriented recruiters I have worked with. He really takes the time to understand your business and learn the industry before he makes recommendations. I highly recommend him as a business partner.”

Randy Ahlm, CEO, NPI Medical and former CEO, Spectrum Plastics Group


A More Strategic Approach When Considering “Cultural Fit” In Executive Recruiting

Almost all organizations understand the importance of cultural fit when recruiting senior leaders. Most also realize the top factor for failures in executive searches is due to issues around the cultural fit of the hired candidate. However, the definition of cultural fit is not well defined, and when someone refers to someone not fitting the culture....

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Why Hiring Candidates Recommended Through Your Network Often Fails

At M&A Executive Search, we have often been in situations where we are approached by clients to re-hire for a senior executive role where the previous hire “didn’t work out.” A large number of these failed hires were not the result of a comprehensive search but, occasions where the company and hiring executive relied on their business network and trusted recommendations....

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M&A Named a Top 200 Executive Search Firm by Forbes

M&A Executive Search has been named one of the top 200 executive recruiting firms by Forbes magazine in their annual ranking of firms who specialize in filling positions with salaries of at least $100,000.....

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Let’s discuss your resource needs. Whether you’re looking for high-level executives, fractional/interim leadership, expert project consulting, or putting together an expert round-table, M&A Executive Search can help! Click here to contact us today.