We analyze markets. We have the connections. We are Executive Search Perfected.

The Newport Group has the networks, experience and skills to help you identify and secure your greatest asset, your talent.


Since 1995, The Newport Group has provided our business partners with unmatched executive search services. Our firm is made of passionate and knowledgeable recruiting professionals who work carefully and closely with companies to develop germane hiring strategies—those that align with culture and company mission, and support long-term corporate and financial goals. And we are masters of the markets we serve, so we know exactly where to look, who to call and how best to find the right fit for you.

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The Best Executive Recruiters in The Business

John Fitzpatrick


As the founder and President of The Newport Group, John Fitzpatrick has successfully developed, managed and led a team of executive search professionals in numerous disciplines. With over 20 years of… Read John’s Full Profile

Tom Chaparro

Executive Vice President

As EVP & GM, Tom Chaparro is responsible for firm-wide management of day-to-day operations and quality control, as well as providing leadership and training to managers and staff. As founder & leader of… Read Tom’s Full Profile

David James

Director of Team Building

David James has been described by many as “a recruiter’s recruiter,” which is the exact job he has today with The Newport Group. A partner at Heidrick & Struggles provided him with classic… Read David’s Full Profile



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    Leveraging our extensive knowledge of the space, and involvement in the nation’s top construction organizations—USCTCA, Associated Builders & Contractors Inc., The Associated General Contractors of America—we’ve helped hundreds of construction organizations across the vertical find the professionals they need to be successful. Visit our Construction Page and learn more.
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    Energy, Oil & Gas

    We have a team for virtually every sector in the industry—upstream, midstream operators, oilfield services, downstream & refining, construction for facilities and pipelines—as well as energy consultants and engineers. We offer comprehensive knowledge of the industry, a vast talent network and the expertise needed to identify and recruit qualified talent. Visit our Energy, Oil & Gas page to learn more.
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    Life Sciences

    From virtual and start-up companies, to SMB’s and Fortune 100 enterprises, our Life Sciences Recruiters understand all applications of the vertical, are ready to help you find your next great new-hire.
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    Real Estate

    We’ve been conducting Real Estate Executive Search for decades—over 20 years of booms and busts—so it’s no wonder hundreds of RE Enterprises trust us to attract and place the right talent to build and manage their companies and assets, whatever the market or application Visit our Real Estate Executive Search page and learn more.
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    Other Industries

    We work in multiple specialized industries and lines of business, including architecture, environmental services and commercial insurance. Our immersion in, and knowledge of, the work our clients and candidates do is what makes us uniquely capable of placing dedicated, experienced, qualified professionals in the right role, at the right time. Visit our Practices Page to find your industry and learn more about how The Newport Group can help you reach new heights of professional success.
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  • The Newport Group displayed solid knowledge of the industry. They're very much in touch with both customers and clients. I highly recommend working with them, as they understand the needs of all parties involved.

    Randy Brown
    Director of Program Management , DaVita
  • The Newport Group is extremely knowledgeable. Fast and responsive, they jump in and work quickly to understand client needs. They're very focused on client service and have been a pleasure to work with, without question.

    David Ball
    CEO , DMBC Global, Inc.
  • Newport provided me with staff that my company needed perfectly, even a BIM coordinator before BIM was the "in" thing!

    Michael J Zari
    Program Manager , Walsh Construction
  • I would highly recommend The Newport Group to anyone or company who needs to develop their organization. They will deliver exceptional candidates and will always demonstrate integrity to fulfill your requirements.

    Rod Uchytil
    VP, Project Management , Halliburton
  • For The Newport Group, it’s all about the professional relationship when forwarding a candidate to a client. They take their time to make the best match happen.

    David Knollhoff
    Senior Project Manager , Terracon
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Executive Search

The worst thing your company can have…


In the highly competitive, ever-evolving business world, qualified talent is crucial to your growth & success. Unfortunately, the best talent is always in low supply and high demand; to stay competitive, you need an Executive Search Firm that understands the happenings in your industry and works to achieve your company’s strategic priorities.  You need The Newport Group.


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Unrivaled Recruiting Expertise

We’ve developed deeply connected and wide-reaching networks over our decades of recruiting experience, all to help you implement the most effective human capital strategies, tailored for your specific hiring, business and financial goals.

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Market Mastery

If you don’t know an industry, you can’t recruit in it. Every recruiter on our team is deeply involved in the industries and lines of business we serve. We analyze economic trends, actively monitor “who’s who”, and regularly participate in trade associations, conferences and events.

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Practical Guidance

We maintain open communication throughout your entire search, addressing the needs of all parties involved while offering intelligent, apt negotiation, counter-offer and on-boarding direction where needed.