Why Work With Us?

Over 50 Years in Business

We have specialized in executive search since 1967.



We have unrivalled industry knowledge in the areas in which we focus.

Individualized Service

We provide consultative, individualized service to our client companies.

Network of Candidates

With over 200,000 candidates in our database, we have a strong network of senior-level talent.



Our recruiters value a communicative relationship with our select client companies and candidates, providing updates throughout the search.


Our all-star team of recruiters have an average of 13 years of experience in executive search.

Featured Clients and Candidates

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“I’ve found Bristol Associates to be incredibly helpful in working with COR strategically to identify how our organization needs to change as we grow. Bristol Associates has been adept at helping us find great employees in multiple sales channels and at multiple levels of the organization.”

Mike Forbes

VP Sales & Marketing – Client, California Olive Ranch

“Bristol Associates was there with me every step of the way. Their personal touch and lightning fast response times made Bristol Associates stand out from some other firms whose approach felt much more like commodity trading than talent placement.”

Eric Pearson

President/CEO – Candidate, Valley Forge Casino Resort

“We had a very hard-to-fill position and after an exhaustive search on our part, we could not find anyone.  I contacted Bristol Associates and within a few days we had three strong candidates and we were able to fill the position with a quality candidate.  I was impressed with the way our consultant understood our needs and could pinpoint people who exactly fit our needs.”

Judi Alley

SPHR, MBA - Client, Senior HR Business Partner, PCSI - Professional Contract Services, Inc.

“Bristol Associates helped us to fill over ten positions in a very short amount of time when our company moved corporate offices to its new location. Our Consultant was able to identify strong candidates for even the most hard-to-fill positions. The firm’s customized approach, responsiveness, and extensive network in the field made them an invaluable partner.”

Peter Watson

Executive Director, Talent Acquisition, DineEquity, Inc. (IHOP & Applebee’s)

“The expertise, recommendations, and personal touch have been invaluable to our success in building a strong management team. If you have the opportunity to work with Bristol Associates, their dedication and high quality results will speak for themselves.”

Andrew Helmer

Vice President of Human Resources – Client, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts

“I am so appreciative that Bristol Associates was patient with us throughout the hiring process for a Director of Human Resources. Bristol Associates allowed many parties to have their voices heard and gave us an opportunity to see a variety of candidates. We clearly got the best one and were able to do so because of the firm’s prescreening and expert assistance.”

Sel Kardan

President & CEO – Client, The Colburn School

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