Tom Taft

Founder, Managing Partner

Tom Taft is Founder & Managing Partner of Laurel Group and leads executive level searches, management, and business development for the firm. He has over twenty years in high technology sales and marketing with fifteen years of senior level work in the executive search business focused on sales, marketing, finance, CEO, Board, and general management positions. Prior to co-founding the Laurel Group, Tom was with Heidrick & Struggles where he was recruited to establish the Seattle office. Tom served as a member of the International Technology Practice, where he conducted executive searches for CEOs, VPs, Board of Directors, and other key executives for emerging growth and publicly traded technology companies, focusing on the software and services sectors.


Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.