Hidden Harbor Capital Partners Select TCG for Head of TM Search

BOCA RATON, FL – Hidden Harbor Capital Partners has selected The Christopher Group to lead their Head of Talent Management & Portfolio Operations search. Managing Director and Chief Marketing Officer, Nat Schiffer, Recruiting Manager, Sally Sweeney, and Operations Manager, Amy Bott will be leading the search.

Hidden Harbor Capital Partners is one of the leading private equity firms in southern Florida. With an intense passion for building great companies, Hidden Harbor brings large-scale, private equity experience and resources to the lower middle market with a focus on value-oriented, operationally intense situations. With over 75 years of combined investing and operating experience at well-known firms including HIG Capital, Comvest Partners, and Bain Company, the team has a strong track record of value creation across industries and business cycles. As a result, they have a deep understanding of complex business issues and the linkage between strategy and implementation.

In this highly influential role, the Head of Talent Management & Portfolio Operations has responsibility for the end-to-end talent lifecycle and accountabilities for the portfolio companies of Hidden Harbor Capital Partners. The role will work closely with the senior leadership of HHCP and the senior leadership teams of the portfolio companies. The role will use its influence to create meaningful employee experiences and cultivate engagement to support a high-performance organization and is responsible for measuring key performance outcomes and consistently improving employee engagement.

“The rise of talent officers at private equity firms is quickly gaining momentum,†says TCG Managing Director, Nat Schiffer.  “For private equity-backed firms that are intensely focused on improving operations or scaling quickly, a great talent leader can play a key role in enabling and liberating portfolio companies to achieve their maximum potential.  The Christopher Group is playing a role in this movement with firms such as Softbank, Sequoia, Blackstone, Carlyle Group, and now Hidden Harbor Capital Partners.â€

Founded in 1998 by Thomas and Paula Christopher (former HR Executives with GE, Pepsi, Progressive Insurance, and Citigroup), The Christopher Group has become one of the nation’s largest and most respected boutique HR Executive Search Firms. They have created a highly specialized organization, staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners, that utilize proprietary, scientific, and industry-leading systems, tools, and processes. As a result, 92% of all TCG searches are filled in the first two slates of candidates! With a client list that includes some of the world’s most respected companies across all industries and verticals, they are frequently asked, “What makes TCG so different and successful”?

“Our Technology, Systems, Tools, Processes, and HR Experienced Team provide a most precise and highly efficient service delivery model,” responds TCG founder & CEO, Tom Christopher. TCG conducts targeted searches of high performing/passive candidates, sourced from client requested companies/industries, all while completing extensive assessments and vetting to ensure an optimal fit.  From search commencement to the first day of employment, every TCG client and candidate will enjoy unparalleled, comprehensive, professional, scientific, and stress-eliminating executive search services to ensure the very best search experience.  In an industry-leading move, TCG backs all their work with full performance guarantees, in writing!