Global Executive Search Firm
is our DNA
Global Executive Search Firm
In today’s ever-shifting landscape, finding the perfect fit to enhance your leadership team can feel like the impossible. Let us partner with you to find the top diverse leaders your company deserves.
We are a purpose-driven, women-owned and operated global leader in recruiting diverse executive talent. Executive and board search is the cornerstone of our business, but only the beginning of our partnership with our clients and candidates. Through our advisory and assessment capabilities, as well as our leadership development and onboarding programs, we provide the guidance and tools to help both parties reach their goals.
We are Reimagining Search through the talent we present, the success of our candidates, and the world-class experience we provide our clients.
Talent Thrives. Cultures Collaborate. Organizations Outperform.
One of the great strengths of the Ellig Group is the focus on the client’s needs and cultural fit. A great deal of time was spent understanding both organizations and what was important to us, as well as how this search fit into future needs. Particularly impressive is the follow-up. Ellig Group maintains contact to ensure that the successful candidate is working out well, and Ellig is prepared to offer coaching or other support if necessary.
In short, The Ellig Group is an outstanding organization. ❞
Boardroom Parity for over Two Decades
CEO Janice Ellig is the founder of the Women’s Forum of New York’s Biennial
Breakfast of Corporate Champions
Helping Companies Achieve Parity of Diversity in C-suites and Boardrooms
Our Search Expertise
What Sets Us Apart
A Celebrated Legacy
Our clients reap the full benefits of the insights, networks, and partnerships we've built over 45+ years in the business world. Janice Reals Ellig joined legacy company Gould McCoy Chadick as a Partner in 2000. As Co-Chief Executive Officer, the firm evolved into Chadick Ellig. In 2017, Chadick Ellig became Ellig Group and recognized as the premier woman owned search partner for diverse top talent.
An Expert Leader
Heralded by Bloomberg Businessweek as “one of the world’s most influential headhunters,” Janice Reals Ellig is a respected expert in the executive search field as well as a founder, speaker, author, mentor, philanthropist, advocate and champion of gender parity and inclusion in the workplace. As CEO of Ellig Group, Janice wants her legacy to be gender equality with the appointment of more women and diverse candidates on corporate boards and in the C-suite.
A Company For Today
Multi-generational, agile, transparent, and results-driven, we are today’s premier talent partners for tomorrow’s leadership needs. Proud to be a purpose-driven, women-owned and operated firm, we are dedicated to advocating for inclusive leadership that will shape the future. With a strategic network of global partners who focus on greater inclusion, equity and diversity, and share our philosophy of providing impactful talent solutions that help define and grow organizations.
Ellig Group Timeline
In the Beginning...
Bill Gould and Millie McCoy found NYC executive search firm Gould & McCoy.
A New Partner
Susan Chadick becomes a partner in the newly renamed Gould McCoy Chadick
Janice Ellig joins as a partner after a successful corporate executive career.
Hot Off the Press
Janice publishes her first bestselling book, What Every Successful Woman Knows, co-authored with Bill Morin.
Changing of the Guard
Janice and Susan become Co-CEOs, and the firm is renamed Chadick Ellig.
Janice and Bill Morin publish their second book, Driving the Career Highway: 20 Road Signs You Can’t Afford to Miss
Breakfast of (Corporate) Champions
Janice founds the Women’s Forum of New York’s Breakfast of Corporate Champions.
Chadick Ellig evolves into Ellig Group, Reimagining Search. Janice takes up the mantle as CEO.
A New Chapter
Ellig Group greatly expands its service offerings to meet and exceed the ever-changing needs of contemporary corporate America.
Join Janice Ellig, CEO and founder of Ellig Group, as she sits down with extraordinary leaders in this series of game-changing conversations.
New episodes released on the 3rd Thursday of every month.
Learn from other leaders
National Presence, Global Reach
NYC member, leading Worldwide Executive Search Consortium. We serve clients globally in over 40 countries with access to over 400 search partners.
We are proud to donate a significant percentage of our annual profits to charities and organizations that drive social change for good.