Quick Leonard Kieffer is one of the country's leading specialty executive search firms.
The company was founded in 1999 by a group of experienced executive search consultants, committed to creating a niche firm that focused on quality execution for a select number of clients. It's why our partners chose to leave larger firms and deliberately create, and maintain, this "right size" firm.
The founders of QLK wanted to create a firm big enough to be an industry leader, but small enough to provide unsurpassed attention to detail and a highly personalized approach. They wanted a firm without such a long list of clients that was inhibited in its search efforts because of "off limit" agreements. While we do have a select and impressive client list, it's not so large -- and never will be -- that our clients suffer.
As a privately held company, our only job is to find the best leaders for you. Publicly traded search firms have different priorities. The stock market demands that they deliver revenue and profit while controlling cost. The result is that many more searches are assigned per consultant, expenses are treated as "profit centers" and big bureaucracies take away the ability to customize searches for their clients. Because of our choice to remain a privately held firm, clients and candidates receive our undivided attention. They, not Wall Street, are our only priority.
Each year, the firm has realized increased success. In fact, 75% of our search assignments come from repeat clients. And, 90% of our follow up client surveys rate our work as "superior to other firms they have used in the past." We attribute this success to the dogged determination, market knowledge, and consistency of our executive search professionals.
Our goal is to serve our clients beyond their immediate recruitment needs. We want to be their partners for long-term success - based on our ability to build trusting and lasting relationships. We truly view our clients and our candidates as partners in search…for exceptional leaders. – less–ZoomInfo