Chairman & CEO
Patrick Ropella is the founder and serves as the Chairman and CEO of The Ropella Group. For the past 35 years, he has helped thousands of industry-leading companies grow through global talent discovery, assessment, and connection. His greatest contribution to the world of Executive Search is the proprietary SMART Search System (like Six Sigma for the Executive Search industry), which brings a proven and process-driven approach to hiring top talent. This system has allowed The Ropella Group to consistently achieve a level of speed and efficiency that is unheard of in the Executive Search industry. Patrick has a commitment to excellence and loves working with corporations and Private Equity firms as a strategic partner to find just the right hire for a wide variety of roles and functions spanning across the chemical, consumer products, technology, and allied industries.