At GRN Blackhawk, we partner with industry leaders, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Investment Banking firms, Family Offices, etc. to help build their companies. We do this by recruiting game-changing talent in many different disciplines across many different industries, not only for their Portfolio Companies, but for their own firms as well. We are Headhunters that extract Rock Stars from your competitors who are NOT looking for a job and give you the opportunity to sell them on your opportunity. These individuals can make a huge and immediate impact to your bottom line.
Blackhawk is run by Paul Harris who is a successful Executive-level professional with 30+ years experience. He has demonstrated a unique ability to recruit key individuals with the specific background, experience, skill set, contacts and DNA required to help take companies to the next level. This results in long-term strategic alliances with clients and candidates alike. They are assured of a discrete and respectful manner as well as total and complete confidentiality.
With almost 200 offices GRN has been recognized as:
  • Forbes - Top 25 Executive Search Firms in 2018/2019
  • Entrepreneur Magazine - Prestigious Franchise 500®
  • INC Magazine "Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America" four years in a row
Prior to expanding into the PE/VC/IB world, Blackhawk cut their teeth recruiting Executive Talent in Telecom/Wireless, IoT, Smart Cities, Autonomous Vehicles, IT, and Emerging Tech.
Strong expertise includes; Wireless, Wireline, New Site Builds, Macro Towers, Small Cell/DAS, fiber, Wi-Fi, Microwave, RF Engineering, 4G/LTE, 5G, In-Building Wireless (IBW), CBRS, OSP/Outside Plant, Smart Cities, IoT, SDN/NFV, Big Data, Cloud, Data Centers, Connected Cars / Autonomous Vehicles, Telehealth, M&A, etc.
Sample clients served: AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, FirstNet, Ericsson, Nokia / Alcatel-Lucent, Samsung, Huawei, ZTE, Tower companies, turfing vendors, manufacturers, neutral hosts, etc.
Global Recruiters Network (GRN) is one of the largest and fastest growing networks of professional recruiters in the world and has been listed in INC Magazine as one of the “Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America” for four years. The GRN network now consists of almost 200 offices in three countries, staffed by over 600 Search Consultants. This extensive network allows clients to tap into vast amounts of talent and expertise while dealing with just one recruiter.

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