Pearson Partners International
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Dallas, 75206, Texas
United States


Heather Thomas is dedicated to helping her clients build leadership teams in the board room, senior executive suite and senior management. She has special expertise in securing top leadership for private equity and venture capital portfolio companies. Bringing more than 20 years of consulting and recruiting experience to every engagement, she uses a consultative service approach to dig below the surface and immerse herself in her clients’ business. Diving deep into each client’s industry, culture, management style, philosophy and growth strategy enables her to understand her clients’ needs and objectives. Armed with this insight, she expertly finds the perfect match to align with their business model and strategic objectives. With open, transparent communication, strategic use of assessment tools and attention to diversity efforts, she consistently exceeds performance expectations and builds trust and loyalty with her clients and candidates.

With a solid business reputation and strong business network, Heather builds long-lasting client relationships. Her clients praise her professionalism, tenacity, reliability and enthusiasm for her work, contributing to her success as an executive search consultant.

Prior to joining Pearson Partners in 2013, Heather was regional vice president for eight years at Robert Half Management Resources (interim executive staffing in human capital, finance, accounting, audit, tax, supply chain and information management), where she helped form the CFO group that focused on the private equity group, family office and venture capital space.

Heather began her career in management consulting with Carreker Corporation (now Fiserv), a Dallas boutique consulting firm that specialized in process improvement and change management for the banking industry. After Carreker, Heather excelled in business development management roles for leading financial services companies such as Citibank, American Express and US Bank, where she consulted on spend management, payment automation and treasury management solutions.

Heather is the membership director for the Southwest Chapter of the Commercial Finance Association, and is Vice President New Business Development for the Campaign Committee of the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from the University of Texas. She and her two children live in Dallas.

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