Focus Search Partners Team

Sharon Long

Senior Associate

Sharon joined Focus Search Partners in April 2007 and is a Senior Associate with the firm.

With more than 30 years of executive search experience, Sharon provides the firm’s research efforts, including research strategy development, candidate and company identification and initial candidate assessment. She also develops and trains researchers and works with Focus Search Partners’ project teams and clients to ensure each search is initiated correctly and thoroughly, and delivers high-quality results.

Her client experience includes for-profit and non-profit healthcare systems, venture-backed and publicly-traded healthcare service companies and Fortune 50 companies focused on the healthcare industry.

Previously, Sharon was an independent consultant at her own firm, SL Limited, where she specialized in staffing research and recruitment including name generation and candidate contacting.

Other previous experience includes president of and partner with Exec-U-Search, an independent research firm that provides name generation services to corporations as well as search firms. Additionally, she was a researcher with Elaine R. Shepherd Company.

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