Focus Search Partners Team

Andy Olson

Managing Partner

Andy has led engagements across the country, recruiting executives and leaders cross-functionally for both public and privately held organizations, family-owned businesses, and private equity companies.

Prior to his career in recruiting, Andy spent 15 years in leadership roles in Product Management and Marketing in a global industrial public company, a privately held CPG business headquartered in Germany, and a high-growth small business in the safety industry. This experience gives Andy a unique client-side perspective as well as a strong understanding of candidate skillsets across a variety of business functions, which he brings to every search.

Andy joined Focus Search Partners in 2022 after the acquisition of Brad Martin & Associates, a Minneapolis-based boutique retained search firm founded by his father in which he was a Principal.

Andy graduated cum laude from TCU in Fort Worth, TX with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing. Andy, his wife, Cassie, and son, Teddy, live in the Minneapolis area. In his free time, he enjoys travel, golf, and good restaurants.

We have worked with thousands of clients across a diverse set of industries.