LPA Search Partners, experts in technology, education and NFP, joins SRI

LPA Search Partners joins SRI

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4 April, London – LPA Search Partners joins SRI. The firms come together through their shared approach to being trusted advisors focused on delivering outstanding results for clients.

Led by Anna McCormick Kelch and Willa Perlman, LPA is a woman-owned, North American headquartered, nationally recognized boutique firm. The firm has partners in Chicago, Providence, Asheville, London, Los Angeles and New York, and specializes in recruiting exceptional talent to boards, C-suites and leadership teams.

LPA has significant depth of experience across the technology sector with impressive track records in Board, SaaS, data & analytics and emerging technology healthcare. LPA also

Anna McCormick Kelch and Willa Perlman will become Co-CEOs of SRI North America and continue to lead their specialist practices as Managing Director, Technology and Managing Director, EdTech and Education Nonprofit respectively.

Jay Hussey moves to become President, Global Executive Search, SRI. 

Jim Chaplin CEO, SRI said ‘Technology is driving major change in every industry and we are delighted to join forces with Anna and Willa and their talented team. LPA has an impressive track record of executive search appointments across a broad range of tech and tech-led businesses. This acquisition significantly enhances the combined entity’s ability to serve our clients on a global scale.’

Anna McCormick Kelch, Co-CEO, North America, SRI said ‘We are thrilled to be joining SRI. The partnership adds a significant additional benefit to our clients through expansive geographic coverage and depth of expertise in other relevant sectors, in particular media, entertainment & technology. Willa Perlman, Co-CEO, North America, SRI added ‘SRI provides a welcome new home and enhanced global search services to broaden our EdTech practice, which is among the most well-known and respected in North America. SRI shares our commitments to creating lasting impact; delivering diversity to drive performance and going the extra mile.’

About SRI

SRI is a global executive search and talent consulting firm. We exist to accelerate people, team and organizational performance.  Focused on media, entertainment, technology, sport and fashion, we work at the intersection of content, commerce and technology. In 2022 SRI joined forces with Mission Bay, a media & entertainment specialist, and technology focused search firm, LPA, further enhancing the firm’s ability to serve clients across the world.  SRI offers executive search (board, executive, future leaders) and consulting services focused on delivering Future Ready Talent strategy; specifically talent and team assessment and development.

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Media contact: Amy Thomas, Chief Marketing Officer, SRI