Our Difference

Our people have the skills to assess THE best leaders.

It’s true. People still hire people. Technology and process are only facilitators. Handler & Associates has become one of the Southeast’s most respected executive search firms by virtue of our personal networks and the relationships we have grown with the people we have served. Our depth of experience and unique work style we offer our clients benefits unavailable at other retained executive search firms.


Leveraging decades of executive search experience our partners understand the corporate environment and have the credentials and track records to prove it.  Our team recruits for all functional disciplines including Engineering, Finance and Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Operations and Sales and Marketing. The industry experience of our partners includes:

  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution
  • Technology
  • Business Services

Expedient searches

We offer unprecedented speed during the search process without compromising quality. Our focused approach helps us rapidly define the position and the search strategy to maximize our efforts during the early stages of a search. Often we are able to present a qualified panel within days– facilitating rapid completion of the assignment.

Our networks, technology and research

Our partners are supported by a staff of professional researchers who utilize leading edge technology and our 30 years of experience to explore every possible avenue that might lead to qualified candidates, including:

  • Our impressive personal networks in Atlanta and throughout the Southeast.
  • Our longstanding relationships with countless business, professional, consulting and academic resources developed over the course of our history.
  • In-house databases of over 65,000 potential candidates and detailed information about more than 15 million corporations and their key executives.
  • Social networks, professional forums and associations, information services and proprietary search methodologies.
Contact us for a free consultation and search proposal.