Retained executive search.

Your Executive Search Partners.

We’re the firm you call when you want to find the right fit – the first time. Led by Tino Mantella, Retained’s President and Managing Partner. Mantella has served as President and CEO of several complex not-for-profit and for-profit organizations, for more than three decades.  Combined with seasoned leadership, we harness the power of our nationwide network, artificial intelligence, and innovative search strategies to secure premier executives who do more than complete your team.

They enhance it.

Hire an Executive
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I can’t stress enough how invaluable the consulting services have been. From insightful market analysis to trends forecasting, and even assistance with role definition and compensation strategies, they’ve truly been a guiding light for our business. Additionally, the dedication to excellence in placements at RNDC has been outstanding. We’re extremely pleased with the results achieved so far. Thank you for your exceptional work!

- Chief Transformation Officer
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This team did a great job throughout the entire process. The recruiter responded quickly to my initial contact and then did a fantastic job advocating for her client and for me during the process. She was quick to offer guidance and context for my discussions and then proactively asked for my feedback. As the process unfolded, she also helped facilitate the offer so neither side has any miscommunication so the final steps were quick and easy.

- Senior Vice President
and Chief Information Officer
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They are our go-to partner for executive search in Information Technology and Finance. Their swift identification and presentation of high-quality candidates consistently exceed our expectations, making them our sole staffing vendor of choice.

- Vice President of Human Resources
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They facilitated the staffing of my Product and User Experience organization, successfully filling crucial roles including Product Management, UX Director, and Merchandising Manager. Their positive attitude and commitment to finding the right talent ensured a smooth recruitment process, and I anticipate continuing to rely on their expertise as my team expands.

- Chief Product Officer

Tailored Search.

Optimal Results.

Our personalized process delivers timely results with a long-lasting impact.



We boast a remarkable 96% retention rate for executive candidates, showcasing our ability to attract and retain top talent.



Our Net Promoter Score of 98 reflects our high level of customer satisfaction and loyalty.


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We hold a unique position in the market as one of only three LGBTBE-certified firms with technology and executive search capabilities in North America.

Reengineering the Executive Search Process.

From our first conversation, you’ll notice the difference. Our leaders are involved in every step of the process, delivering the premium executive search experience you deserve. Our expertise, combined with our robust sourcing tools and diverse network, give us access to millions of people, guaranteeing we find executives who align with your most specific needs.

Our Solutions
Retained reengineering.

Driving Excellence in Executive Recruitment.

Nationwide Network

With connections throughout the United States, our candidate pool is deep and diverse.

Relationship First Approach

We customize our process based on your needs to ensure we enhance your team with an executive poised for success now and in the future.

Proven Expertise

Led by award-winning leaders with 50+ years of combined experience in executive search, technology, and leadership, we know firsthand how to build high-quality teams.

Commitment to Diversity

As a women-owned, diversity and LGBTBE-certified company, we have a proven track record of finding exceptional executive talent from diverse backgrounds.

Innovative Strategies

Our human-centric process merges unparalleled expertise with advanced technology and artificial intelligence to leverage exclusive talent pools.


Our active participation in community organizations, such as Women in Technology and Families First, allow us to serve our community and gain access to networks full of diverse executive talent.

Recruitment Industry Insights.

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Ready to Secure Top Talent?

Speak with Tino Mantella to start your executive search journey today.

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