Clay Burnett Group, founded in 2008, is a preeminent executive search firm headquartered in the greater Los Angeles and Orange County area with a statewide reach confidently offering quality services to all industries. Look to us for the best professionals in California. Representing industry leaders in a principled and disciplined way, our executive recruiters find the most qualified candidates for every situation. Client satisfaction is our imperative. Every time.

Specializing in recruiting for executive to staff level candidates in direct hire, temporary/contract to temp-to-hire positions on contingency or retained basis, our aim is to flawlessly execute every placement. We view ourselves as recruiters who are part of your team, responsible for helping you reach your goals. The candidates we present will be carefully chosen by a recruiting specialist who has done the groundwork and due diligence to find them. Our boutique recruitment firm takes pride in being responsible for following each transaction through from start to finish.

We work for companies who put people first, who understand that great teamwork builds great companies, who want to work within a framework of trust and mutual respect – finding the team members who will propel your company’s vision to the next level of success.

Our clients demand results – on time and on target.

We deliver.

Operating alternatively and thinking creatively, the Clay Burnett Group believes the art of a successful recruiting company lies in how individuals are qualified and vetted to discover the best fit for your particular situation. The candidates presented for your search parameters may be from any number of referral sources and each one will meet the skill set required. At the Clay Burnett Group, we’re proud of our hands on approach to each need, each search and every individual.

We’ve earned our reputation as a premier executive search firm by identifying leaders in key departments of successful companies over and over again. Our vision and ideal client relationship is long-term in nature. Here are departments we’ve been successful placing new teammates: Accounting & Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources and Operations.

Industries served

  • Aerospace
  • Apparel & Fashion
  • Architecture & Planning
  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Consumer Goods
  • Cosmetics
  • Distribution
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental Services
  • Financial Services
  • Food & Beverage
  • Furniture
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Heath, Wellness & Fitness
  • Import & Export
  • Insurance
  • Legal
  • Logistics & Supply Chain
  • Luxury Goods & Jewelry
  • Manufacturing & Production
  • Marketing & Advertising
  • Medical Device
  • Nonprofit
  • Public Accounting
  • Real Estate
  • Restaurant
  • Retail
  • Staffing & Recruiting
  • Technology
  • Telecommunication
  • Textile
  • Travel & Hospitality
  • Utilities
  • Venture Capital & Private Equity