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About Us.

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How It Started.

With technology disrupting the industry, new competitors entering the market, increased demand for equality, diversity and privacy and a shift in client expectations - how can executive search firms and executive recruiters remain competitive and top of mind?

Over the last 12 years, we have watched as executive search firms and executive recruiters approached marketing as an inconsistent stop and go practice with a patchwork of initiatives and campaigns, only to yield little to no results.


So we decided to change that. 

How We Got Here.

With over 12 years within the executive search and executive recruitment industry, we saw this skills gap within almost every search firm. There was a need and a place for marketing in search, but not on a full-time basis. So we took our years of marketing expertise, fueled by our entrepreneurial spirit, and brought marketing as a service exclusively to search firms on a retainer, per-project or subscription basis.


We work exclusively with boutique executive search firms or independent executive recruiters to help support their marketing. We believe that specialization will always win, and this is why our core focus and client base is specialized search firms - not generalists. 

Retaindly offers digital marketing services for executive search firms and independent executive recruiters including:

Where We're Headed.

Our mission here at Retaindly is simply to:

  • Drive the executive search recruitment industry forward

  • Build marketing strategies for executive search clients that deliver results.

  • Make executive search better for clients, candidates and search firms.


Our Founder.

Thaddeus has been working as a marketing expert serving executive search firms and individual executive recruiters for over 10 years. He has an intricate first-hand knowledge of the executive search process, the value executive search provides and how to position this to clients. 

He has created websites, implemented lead generation campaigns, driven paid and unpaid social media ad campaigns, curated email nurture campaigns, elevated brands and published over 100 thought leadership content pieces. 

Thaddeus graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, with a Bachelor's Degree in Advertising and Marketing and has lived in Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Hawaii and San Francisco.

10 years ago, Thaddeus fell into executive search and 10 years later his mission is to continue transforming the industry for the better through marketing, technology and collaboration.

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