Cook Associates' core business is creating value where talent and opportunity connect. We provide both retained executive search and M&A advisory services to streamline that connection. Our reputation as a trusted business advisor is built on decades of successfully identifying and guiding our clients to the right solutions, whether in human capital or M&A opportunities, to drive performance and gain competitive advantage.
Our client base ranges from multinational corporations to early stage entrepreneurial companies, private equity and venture capital firms. Brand name clients include American Express, Apple, The Blackstone Group, Canon, GTCR, Huron Capital, JMH Capital, Juniper Networks, Levi Strauss & Co., Pitney Bowes, and SiriusXM Satellite Radio.
Cook Associates, Inc. was originally established as a search firm in 1961. Today, we have transformed into the only retained executive search and M&A advisory services firm in the nation. Our consultants have an average of 18 years of experience under their belt and have worked with numerous brand-name clients. They've been featured as thought leaders in well-known publications like The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Portfolio.com, and ChicagoBusiness.com.
We believe that lasting relationships are built on performance and follow-through and so our involvement continues long after the project has been completed. By adapting our resources to meet client needs, we help ensure their long-term success. These are the tenets upon which Cook Associates, Inc. was founded, it is what our clients have come to know and expect - and why they keep coming back.