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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 owners/operators specializing in contingency, contract, and retained search.  ESOA meets monthly for the purpose of sharing state-of-the-art practices, investing in resources that enable us to consistently improve our level of service, and encompassing all aspects of managing and directing a successful premier search firm. Membership is open to independent owners only, and meetings are held monthly in North Dallas.  


ESOA welcomes new members who are owners of independent search firms; be they single operators or multiple recruiter operations. If you would like to benefit from the sharing of innovative 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 programs and activities for owners of independent firms in the Executive Search Industry.



2023 Officers:



President - Rick Martinez -, 214-382-3992


Vice President - Nick Riccione -, 972-407-1900


Treasurer - Diane Goebel -, 972-741-4779

Programs - Brandi Gorr -, 817-938-6725‬













Pay 2024 Dues
$100 if Paid By December 31
$125 if Paid After December 31

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