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Getting it right for our clients is our definition of success.

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We’re Alex & Red, a premier executive search firm. Our clients—who range from multinational corporations, professional services firms, not-for-profits to start-up enterprises—rely on us to identify exceptional leadership for their executive suites and key professional roles. They often come to us when other search firms have not succeeded.

With diverse industry experience and unsurpassed research capability, we bring creative solutions to hiring challenges. We develop long-term relationships with our clients and have become a trusted search partner. We recruit the best professionals for our clients and we never give up.

Since we opened our doors in 2011, we have accomplished a great deal:

  • 85% of our engagements come through referrals or repeat business
  • Comprehensive expertise in all functional areas of an organization
  • National footprint that includes every major city nationwide
Learn about us
John Mann


My clients have given me complex search assignments in remote locations such as Nigeria and Angola. The experience has been invaluable and immensely rewarding.

John Mann, Managing Director Meet our team


We can help build professional and C-suite leadership in these critical areas and industries:

Selected Searches

FBD Partnership
Vice President, Engineering

San Antonio, Texas

Total Safety
Vice President, Information Technology

Houston, Texas

Fifth Corner
Managing Director, Head of Investor Relations

U.S. Cryo Carriers, LLC
Vice President of Operations

Houston, TX

Chief of Human Resources Officer

Houston, TX

Lane Powell
Director of Human Resources

Seattle, WA

What our clients say

We were able to hire someone within four months using Alex & Red, during a pandemic no less. I can't thank your team enough for helping us secure a development director to help [our organization] get through these challenging times.
Executive Director, Nonprofit Neighborhood Education Center
The BEST recruiter ever... Our new COO is beyond a home run!
Vivian Shudde, Chief Executive Officer, Brookwood Community
Special thanks to John Mann and the team at Alex & Red for a job well done.
Cullen Schaar, President, Indigena Capital
John Mann helped to make a potentially stressful experience easy. There is nothing that he could have done better.
Frederick O’Malley, Chief Operating Officer, Carlton Fields, P.A.
I referred Alex & Red to an energy client to recruit the company’s Director of Internal Audit and Alex & Red has since been the company’s ‘go-to search firm.’ Alex & Red has consistently presented exceptional leadership and talent.
Glenn Gilchrist, Founder, Gilchrist Consulting. Former Vice President, Human Resources, Shell Oil