Effective January 4th, 2018, Global Performance Search (GPS), announces the merger of three industry powerhouses - Waterbury Partners, Argenta Talent Acquisition and Global Performance Search. Each firm is recognized globally in their respected market segments for both retained executive search and professional staffing. The newly formed entity, GPS, will have vertical expertise in Professional Services, Data Analytics, Life Sciences, Supply Chain Technologies, Logistics and Medical Practitioners. The combined company will have a global footprint with offices throughout North America, Europe, Columbia and India. 

“I’m excited about the potential to satisfy mission critical client talent needs across four continents.Together we will not only gain operational synergies, we will share research, recruiting and marketing best practices as well.In addition, each organization brings opportunities of cross selling with clients. GPS will continue to focus on mutually committed relationships using our patented TRACCS process that virtually eliminates miss-hires in helping our clients build world class high performing teams.”Jon Bartos – Founding Partner of GPS.

GPS was founded in 2014 by Jon Bartos, a 20-year industry thought leader and member of the prestigious Pinnacle Society which is recognized as the top seventy-five executive search professionals in the world. Mr. Bartos also founded Jonathan Scott International in 1999 which won 17 international awards for growth and client satisfaction in the world’s largest search organization – the MRINetwork. 

Waterbury Partners was founded by Mr. John O’Reilly and he is recognized industry leader with considerable global experience placing Executive Level Officers and Partners for some of the largest corporate, private and professional services organizations in the world. Mr. O’Reilly also founded Waterbury Group which was recognized as one of the fastest growing executive search firms in the southeastern United States. Since 2000, Kelley Barcus has focused Argenta Talent Acquisition on clients in Supply Chain, 3PL Logistics, Cyber Security and Life Sciences markets in the US, Mexico and EMEA. Argenta focuses on finding high performing talent for “mission critical to fill positions” in their respected industry verticals.