Koya Leadership Partners Named to Forbes’ “America’s Best Recruiting Firms 2018” List

Koya is the Highest Ranked Executive Search Firm Focused Exclusively on Mission-Driven Clients

Koya- Forbes Best Staffing FirmNewburyport, MA, April 9, 2018 – Forbes has ranked Koya Leadership Partners #14 of 250 top executive recruiting firms on its “America’s Best Recruiting Firms 2018” list. Koya is the highest ranked executive search firm focused exclusively on mission-driven clients. This is the second year that Forbes has ranked executive recruiting firms, and the second consecutive year that Koya has been named to this prestigious list.  Koya climbed to #14 this year, after being named #21 on the list last year.

“It is a tremendous honor to have made this esteemed list for the second consecutive year, and to be among the top 15 firms in 2018. I’m thrilled that Koya is the highest ranked firm focused exclusively on mission-driven clients,” said Koya Founder & CEO Katie Bouton. “I believe Koya is growing and thriving because we’re providing precisely what clients and candidates want in an executive search firm. We are deeply mission-driven, committed to exceptional service, strongly focused on diversity, equity and inclusion, and passionately advocating for women in leadership roles.”

In partnership with the analytics firm Statista, Forbes compiled its “America’s Best Recruiting Firms 2018” list after surveying 30,000 recruiters, and 4,500 job candidates and HR managers who have had recent experiences with recruiters. Respondents were asked to recommend up to ten recruiting firms (excluding their own). A total of 14,500 recommendations were gathered. Companies with the most recommendations and highest evaluations ranked highest on the list.

“Koya was founded with the belief that the right person in the right place can change the world, and we have the honor of matching mission-driven clients with transformational leaders who are championing positive change,” Bouton continued.  “This is what inspires us to come to work each day – we’re excited to help change the world one placement at a time. I’m so proud to be recognized in this way by Forbes for the second consecutive year.”