top of page
The Future of Retained Search
SA Bolt.png
Mountain Sunset

Search Accelerator, powered by Lead5, is a tech-enabled retained search platform that delivers a more efficient alternative to executive recruiters at a fraction of the cost. In this market, companies cannot rely on the traditional slow and high-priced executive search process.

Search Accelerator was developed by established leaders from the retained search world.  It combines Lead5’s deep background in executive recruiting with our proprietary technology, providing clients with interested and high quality candidates.

Research / Mapping

Focused company list based on industry sector

Candidate Development

Identify & Target only qualified candidates

Technology Platform

Marketing, Outreach, and Matching via Lead5


< 45 days to hire


50% of traditional retained search

What We Do

Who We Are

How It Works

Case Studies

Working With the Best

Case Study 1

Client: PE Backed SaaS/Tech Services Company

Function: CFO

Region: Tampa, FL

65 Days

36% Cost of Retained Search

250+ Executives Targeted

The company was a recent investment of the PE firm and the result of a merger of three similar size SaaS/tech services companies targeting the home healthcare sector. Through the Search Accelerator platform, the CEO was able to gain full market coverage in review of over 20 qualified candidates. Initial interviews were completed with 6 candidates with 2 finalists meeting the board. The new CFO accepted the offer within 65 days of the start of the search.
bottom of page