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Our Company

We are a boutique executive search firm devoted to recruiting exceptional leaders and professionals that align with
your company’s culture and business needs.

The foundation of our company
built on trust.

How We Succeed

Success is built on a true partnership with our clients. We become expert at understanding the corporate culture, core values, environment, leadership style the personality’ of our clients” – which is critical to a successful search.


Dunlavy & Associates is built on a reputation of creating and cultivating relationships based on trust, excellence, commitment, and integrity.  These relationships allow insight to be gained that promote a confident decision on talent selection.


Our candidates are selected from a wide array of sources, networks, and evaluated using specialized tools.  We understand how to deliver talent that exhibit proven performance, preferred leadership traits and execute natural workplace behavior.

Enduring Placements

A successful search and lasting placement stems beyond traditional mechanizedsteps of an executive search. Dunlavy & Associates prides itself on the ability to find and assess candidates’ core human values.

World Class Talent Selection

We believe that a position should not be filled simply based on words on a resume, rather it should be bolstered with truly top talent. We deliver candidates with intrinsic leadership and human values, genuine to themselves and the business in which they will serve.

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