Calibre One Continues Growth Path with Two New Vice Presidents
Calibre One, a global executive search firm specializing in building senior leadership teams within innovative areas of technology, announces that it has hired two new vice presidents for its San Francisco offices, Douglas Gladstone and Ryan Polich. Calibre One has experienced significant growth over the past several years and secured more than 2000 executives at the Vice President, C-level and CEO stages of their careers including for Fortune 100, mid-sized private equity and emerging growth companies. The additions of Mr Gladstone and Mr Polich signal continued growth as they bring added depth in the areas of financial services (FinTech), internet technology and industrial industry expertise.
“Our selections of Douglas Gladstone and Ryan Polich were the results of extensive search efforts to find the right vice presidents to maintain our momentum as well as add significant insight and value to our U.S. search practice,” said Dan Grosh, Managing Partner of Calibre One. “They are both highly qualified, and we are happy they have chosen to join us.”
As a Vice President, Douglas (Doug) Gladstone is responsible for cultivating relationships with existing Calibre One clients as well as new clients and candidates. He joined the company in February. Prior to joining Calibre One, Mr Gladstone worked for several years as the managing director of DP Gladstone & Associates, his solutions-oriented consulting practice that provided advisory, procurement and compliance solutions to multi-national clients. Mr Gladstone also was the chief financial officer (CFO) for America Online Music. He holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in finance from the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech. Mr Gladstone is a member of Junior Achievement USA, and he supports Habitat for Humanity. He also is a sports enthusiast, professional poker player and former professional ballroom dancer. Mr Gladstone lives in San Francisco.
As a Vice President, Ryan Polich executes searches for Calibre One clients focusing on financial services technology, internet and industrial sectors. He joined the company in March. Prior to joining Calibre One, Mr Polich was a partner at IQTalent where he led client relationships, executive searches, and recruiting teams for Fortune 500 companies, mid-sized technology companies, hedge funds and startups. He started his career at Heidrick and Struggles and spent eight years in Washington, D.C., recruiting lobbying and public affairs executives. Mr Polich earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors in international political economy from the University of Puget Sound. He lives with his wife, Kristen, in Palo Alto, Calif.
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