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Our history.


Building Success Stories Since 1999.

Founded by Jim MacNee in 1999, Maitland Partners Executive Search is a preeminent retained executive search firm headquartered in Southern California with a national and international presence. Maitland Partners proudly holds a 50 percent woman-owned status as a corporation. Leveraging our collective experience in senior leadership, human resources, organizational development, talent acquisition, executive search, and brand strategy/marketing, we bring a comprehensive approach to our work.
Industries we serve:


  • Aerospace

  • Distribution

  • Life Sciences/Medical Device

  • Alternative Energy

  • Environmental

  • Nonprofit

  • Security Integrators

  • Manufacturing/Industrial

  • Tribal

  • Financial Services

  • Technology

What you should expect:


Expect a personal, hands-on, timely experience that goes beyond recruitment and placement. With the exceptional talent we've attracted to our own organization, and a business model that seeks to add to and complement your organization's culture, we provide you with an enhanced retained search experience. We have the expertise to respond to the needs of your organization:


  • Identifying outstanding leaders and senior executives who seamlessly integrate with and enhance your organization

  • Tailored succession management and leadership strategies designed to meet the unique needs of your company

  • Proficiency in businesses with Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs), where we bring invaluable knowledge and credentials

  • Expertly crafted organizational and leadership development processes, featuring strategic interventions for sustained growth

  • Valuable insights on compensation, benefits, and compliance issues, ensuring your organization remains competitive and compliant


We believe in the strength of relationships: to connect clients with the right people who can take their organization to the next level.

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