8Blue Partners helps entrepreneurial companies drive business performance and growth through the strategic development of people and teams.

8Blue Partners creates a “blueprint” for the hiring, development, and organization of people that is tailored to each company’s goals, culture and stage of development. Our 8BluePrints help our clients build high performance leadership teams that maximize their potential and the positive impact on the business as it scales and grows.

Executive Search

Find & hire impactful leaders

Team Recruiting

Quickly build new & larger teams

Executive Coaching

Partner one-on-one with key executives

Organization Design

Align to maximize resources & talent

Compensation Design

Design & review compensation and incentive programs

HR On-Demand

Acquire interim and fractional HR leadership & support

Succession Planning

Identify internal & external successors

Board Development

Build impactful Board of Directors & Advisors


8Blue Partners works with leaders of fast-growing companies with an entrepreneurial culture and outlook. Our clients are predominantly founder-led and private equity or venture-funded organizations, as well as fast-paced, pivoting divisions of Fortune 500 companies. We work across all industries yet specialize in the consumer products and services, retail, lifestyle, and sports and wellness sectors.

  • "8Blue worked with me at The Body Shop to refine our organization design as we pivoted to an omnichannel business model, and helped identify key talent to ensure that our executive team was aligned and calibrated to achieve business goals. Personally, 8Blue helped me develop an action plan to refine my own leadership skills to be an effective multinational leader for an expanding global business."

    Jason Feldman / The Body Shop President & General Manager - US and Mexico & Head of North America eCommerce
  • "8Blue has been an excellent partner as we have grown our team, helping us define the roles we needed and identifying the best ways to bring in top candidates and new team members. Their partnership with us has been critical as we prepare for future growth and put our team in place as we enter new markets."

    Patti McKenzie / Good Measures Vice President, Operations
  • "8Blue has been an informed, trusted talent advisor to Major League Soccer. 8Blue was a key partner guiding the redesign of our organization structure and has helped several key members of our executive team refine their management skills and become more effective, impactful leaders."

    JoAnn Neale / Major League Soccer Chief Administrative Officer
  • “8Blue served as an intelligent, strategic business partner who helped us define and map organizational roles and responsibilities and quickly build out our leadership team.”

    Chris Kavanaugh / OneVision Resources Director, Finance & Operations
  • "… responsive, collaborative, best-in-class executive search consultant and go-to recruiting partner …"

    Andrea Darweesh / Nordstrom VP, Talent Management
  • “8Blue provided an expert, confidential partnership and insightful, external perspective on talent and leadership; a high-energy, intelligent resource that delivered tremendous benefits to me and our organization.”

    Margie Dillon / Liberty Mutual Chief Customer Officer