Retained Executive Search Redefined

We Build Leadership Teams

We are Client Centric in building teams and companies for long-term success. We specialize in recruiting top producers.  Our focus is to unearth, assess, and deliver “A players”. 

Executive Hiring Managers and CHRO / VP call us when they need a C-level succession bench search, a functional leader, or for a “hard-to-fill” key engineering or sales role that has gone unfilled for months.  

NextGen’s performance based retained executive search utilizes data driven AI to predict performance, scientifically based precision team fit and role fit analysis, and document that candidates we deliver can meet or exceed the objectives of the role.


Our team of professionals brings over 75 years of combined experience in Retained Executive Search to the table. Please click any of the seven industry icons below to get a more complete picture of the depth of experience we can offer.

Recent Clients Portfolio ….. Service | Success | Retention


How We Enable Clients To Increase Market Share and Profitability


Retained Executive Search

Exceptional hires at C-level & functional leadership roles are transformational by design, They challenge the status-quo & inspire their teams to success. 94% of our placements are still with the client after 4.5 years.

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Success Based Fees

Recruitment fees are performance based on delivering the shortlist that you schedule for interviews and a signed offer. We eliminate the inherent conflict of interest associated with compensation based search fees.

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Leadership 360

Effective leaders aren’t born or made; rather they develop throughout their career. Proven performance review plan allows leadership to learn what they need to do from a balanced view from direct reports, peers, managers.

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NextGen Insights

Our blog includes insights into executive recruiting, Ai based candidate sourcing, plus articles, surveys, and video interviews of prominent technology executives.

Our Clients Are Talking…

“I found Charles delivers a rigorous approach, has strong sector expertise and gets results.”

Allen Proithis – Board of Directors
Boston, MA

“I have no reservations about recommending NextGen as a retained executive search firm”

Stephen Parker – Operating Partner
Grand Haven, MI

“The candidates brought forth by Charles resulted in one of the best hires in my career. The new Sr. Director has make significant impacts in accelerating and developing IoT ecosystem partnerships.”

Tony Francesca – VP/GM
San Francisco, CA

“Kelley has always been one of my favorite recruiters and I consider her one of the best in the technology space. She is bright, innovative, and dependable with tons of energy. She has my highest recommendation, and I would be happy to furnish more details if anyone would like additional information.”

James Jacobellis – Senior Vice President
New York, NY

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*Please Note* If you are a candidate please reach out via the Get On Our Radar form, without the details requested there we will not be able to work with you. If you are an Executive Hiring manager you may contact us here or if you wish to provide more detail you may use THIS FORM.  If you have a general query or comment about our site, please use this form. Thank you.


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