"Surround yourself with people who push you higher."Janice Bryant Howroyd

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Your Partner for Success

ActOne Executive Search understands that in order to be the best in your industry it is critical to have a top-performing team leading your organization. We know that understanding your long term business objectives and unique employer brand is essential to define, identify and recruit this elite talent. We customize our recruiting efforts to ensure they align with your requirements and take the time to learn your desired outcomes and goals. At ActOne Executive Search, our recruiting experts combine decades of expertise with a deeper level of understanding to find talent with the proven performance required to build a world class organization.

How We Work

A partnership with ActOne Executive Search is rooted in open, honest discussion about what you need, what you want, and what works best to achieve your initiatives. We collaborate with our clients to develop a narrow presentation of detailed executive profiles that match your exact requirements. Our ultimate goal is to become a direct extension of your organization aimed at finding top performers now. We achieve this through a dedicated, hands-on, and targeted networking and recruiting proficiency. Through partnership, ActOne Executive Search builds teams to increase revenue and productivity while minimizing turnover and costs.

The Choice of Top Tier Talent

Superior leaders entrust their careers to ActOne Executive Search because of our commitment to understanding their current needs and long term career goals. We provide the same level of care and discretion in managing our talents’ careers as we do in managing our clients’ strategic recruiting projects. Our dedication to building strong industry relationships with longevity is why top executives choose to work exclusively with us.

Boutique Service with Global Reach

ActOne Executive Search is a boutique service that provides highly personalized recruiting solutions, and we are backed by the full resources of the ActOne Group, a global workforce conglomerate with hundreds of recruiting centers and a deep pipeline of talented professionals. This allows us to deploy extremely targeted recruiting strategies and candidate outreach to a global talent search to locate the highest performing individuals in any given industry.

Executive Recruiting For

  • Boards of Directors
  • C-Suites
  • Top Executive Talent

About Us

Janice Bryant Howroyd

Businesswoman, entrepreneur, educator, author, mentor, and Presidential Special Appointee, Janice Bryant Howroyd is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The ActOne Group, a leading global corporation providing customized cutting edge workforce solutions in the human resources industry. The ActOne Group is a multi-billion dollar (USD) award-winning, international Talent and Talent Technology enterprise with multiple divisions that each service unique areas of employment and provide talent management solutions. The ActOne Group, founded by Janice in 1978, now operates in 22 countries and offers services via AppleOne, A-Check Global, ActOne Government and AgileOne.

Janice has significantly invested in creating the industry’s most advanced technology and talent platform serving ever-changing business needs across industry platforms. Her vision as an industry leader is fostering connectivity between those sectors giving competitive advantage to clients, and her understanding of global market demographics and trends has made her a highly sought after ambassador, speaker, and commentator on global business issues.

Janice was featured in the May, 2017 issue of Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Richest Self-Made Women, above both Madonna and Beyoncé. In 2014, Mrs. Bryant-Howroyd was recognized by Black Enterprise as the first black woman to own and operate a billion-dollar company. Mrs. Howroyd was BET’s first ever BET Honors Entrepreneur of the Year and received Black Enterprise’s Business of the Year award. Ebony Magazine placed her in their 2017 Power 100 Most Influential African Americans List. Recognized by both past and current Presidential Administrations, Janice was appointed and continues to serve as a U.S. Ambassador for the Department of Energy’s: Minorities in Energy. Janice also received, an appointment to the Board of Advisors for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Most recently, Janice was appointed to Chairman Pai’s Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment for the Federal Communications Commission. She serves on boards of organizations that include Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and the Los Angeles National Urban League (LAUL).

Janice has traveled to over fifty countries promoting education and the powerful impact it has on communities both domestically and globally, through scholarship funding, and personal service. Her accomplishments, both personal and professional are inspired by a deep faith and love for her family. She says, “One cannot effectively lead without passionately serving.” Her professional mantra is:

“Never compromise who you are personally, to become who you wish to be professionally.”

Janice Bryant Howroyd

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