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Welcome to ESOA-DFW




The Executive Search Owners Association (ESOA) is a consortium of Dallas/Fort Worth area executive search firm owner/operators specializing in contingency, contract, and retained search.  The ESOA meets monthly for the purpose of sharing state of the art practices, investing in resources which enable us to consistently improve our level of service, and encompassing all aspects of managing and directing a successful premium search firm. Membership is open to independent owners only, and meetings are held monthly at Prestonwood Country Club in North Dallas.  


The ESOA welcomes new members who are also owners of independent search firms; be they single operators or multiple recruiter operations. If you would like to benefit from the sharing of state of the art practices and techniques with other successful colleagues, please click here.  Thank you for your interest in the Executive Search Owners Association! 



ESOA is committed to providing a forum of activities for owners of independent firms in the Executive Search Industry.


Officers for 2022 are as follows:



President - Rick Martinez-,  214-382-3992


Vice President - Nick Riccione - 972-407-1900


Treasurer- Diane Goebel-, 972-741-4779


Secretary- Lynne VonVillas-, 214-763-0679  


President Emeritus - Tom Dixon-,  972-491-9717











 2023 Dues $125                 

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