ON Partners Names Sean Cantarella, Nina McMaster and Alex Pelak as Partners

Executive search professionals supporting top-20 firm’s 77% growth

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ON Partners, the experience-driven retained executive search firm, today announced that the firm, which has grown 77% year over year, has promoted consultants Sean Cantarella, Nina McMaster and Alex Pelak to partners. They will support ON Partners’ exponential growth in several sectors, including consumer, life sciences and healthcare, technology, industrial, fintech, gaming, insurance tech, aerospace and defense, and business services.

The firm’s experienced team of consultants continues to place C-level, board and senior executives across multiple industries and functions. Recent placements include C-level appointments for ADT, Columbia Sportswear, Glassdoor, Intelycare, Lower and Tropical Smoothie Café.

“We’ve seen tremendous growth across the board over the past year, particularly in CEO, board and C-level searches,” said ON Partners co-founder and managing partner Tim Conti. “Sean, Nina and Alex have proven themselves to be incredibly valuable members of our team and trusted advisors to our clients, and their leadership in key growth sectors will help us continue to provide the high level of service our clients have come to expect.”

Since joining the firm in 2018, Cantarella has developed expertise in the consumer electronics, gaming, consumer applications and semiconductor sectors. He has executed on a range of high-level executive searches for clients including Lenovo, Logitech, Papa John’s, Samsara and Samsung.

McMaster joined ON Partners in 2013 and specializes in placing senior-level talent across a variety of practice areas, including life sciences, technology and healthcare IT and functionally in board, CIO and CTO roles. She has placed senior executives with clients including Intelycare, McAfee, McKesson, Quantum Health and RxBenefits, among others.

Since he joined the firm in 2015, Pelak has brought a strong focus in the technology, aerospace and defense, and industrial sectors. His recent work includes multiple senior-level placements for lidar, photonics, semiconductor, advanced materials and consumer electronics clients including MTI, II-VI, APITech, Alpine Advanced Materials, Viavi and many more.

To find out more about ON’s experience, please visit https://onpartners.com/experience/.

About ON Partners

ON Partners propels an organization’s mission by building C-level and board leadership teams. Founded in 2006 by like-minded consultants as a values-driven alternative to the multi-service global firms they were leaving behind, ON delivers a better executive search experience. Named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms and to the Inc. 500/5000 Lists eight times, the firm is consistently ranked among the top 20 retained executive search firms in the U.S. For more information, see our results here.


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