Norman Consultants | Executive Search

TALENT THAT

TRANSFORMS

YOUR GROWTH, OUR MISSION.

PARTNERING WITH ESTABLISHED AND EMERGING BRANDS + BUSINESSES.

OUR CLIENTS

PARTNERING WITH ESTABLISHED
AND EMERGING BRANDS + BUSINESSES.

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GLD SHOP
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HIG Growth
Burch Capital
Agman Partners
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Luxury Brand Partners

We collaborate with brands that are shaping the future, from skilled artisans and forward-thinking visionaries to pioneering innovators and discerning investors.

Our expertise lies in identifying and placing exceptional leadership capable of driving transformative change, backed by a track record of tangible success.

80%
Over 80% of our talent placements represent diversity.
90%
90% of roles are filled within three months from the search outset.
100%
of our searches integrate data and AI, leading to superior hiring results.

OUR SPECIALITIES

Our Specialities
Will Help You

80%
Over 80% of our talent placements represent diversity.
90%
90% of roles are filled within three months from the search outset.
100%
of our searches integrate data and AI, leading to superior hiring results.

EXECUTIVE SEARCH

CONSULTING

Some of our placements

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OUR CLIENTS

PARTNERING WITH ESTABLISHED
AND EMERGING BRANDS + BUSINESSES.

Marisa Meadows
Matthew Eberhart
Liz Allison
Nicole Haller
Mushtaq Hussain
Matthieu Champigny
Juliette Tang
Stefani O'Sullivan
Casey Hingtgen

OUR ACHIEVEMENTS

Driving Industry Insights + Content

ANNABEL NORMAN FEATURED IN WOMEN'S WEAR DAILY.

Macroeconomic Challenges Force Companies to Rethink Hiring Practices. Industry experts analyze recruitment challenges and share insights on a more proactive approach.

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PODCAST RECORDING WITH WELL + GOOD'S VP CONTENT, ABBEY STONE.

When Oregon legalized the use of Psilocybin Mushrooms for mental health treatment in 2020, that started a conversation around the legalization of psychedelics, mirroring what we saw around the Cannabis Industry. There are organizations cropping up that are providing these psychedelics in a controlled, doctor-led environment.

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PODCAST RECORDING WITH TRUE BEAUTY VENTURES' CO-FOUNDER, RICH GERSTEN.

"I was smart enough to not only hire female executives for my portfolio companies but also to bring on a female Partner for my fund."

— Rich Gersten

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Meet our team of experts:

OUR EXPERTS

Dean Norman, Sr.

CEO & Managing Partner

Dean Norman, Jr.

President & Managing Partner

Annabel Norman

Managing Partner

Meet our team of

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CEO & Managing Partner

Dean Norman, SR.

Dean Norman Sr., Founder of Norman Consultants, brings over 25 years of expertise in consumer and retail executive search, skillfully aligning leadership talent with premier brands like Ralph Lauren and Nordstrom.

President & Managing Partner

Dean Norman, JR.

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Dean Norman, Jr., President of Norman Consultants, leverages a robust career in executive search across retail, apparel, and hospitality, partnering with leading brands and nurturing C-suite and senior leadership relationships.

MANAGING PARTNER

Annabel NormaN

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Annabel Norman, Managing Partner at Norman Consultants, with a decade of experience, specializes in matching premier brands with top executive talent, known for strategic and agile recruiting.

Client Case Studies

Conducted the Chief Executive Officer search on behalf of Vitamin A’s Board and Founder, Amahlia Stevens.

Conducted STAUD’s first-ever Head of Digital and Marketing search, partnering with it’s Co-Founder and President. Introduced to brand via it’s main investor, Burch Creative Capital.

Conducted a Chief Executive Officer search on beahlf of Tricoci Salon & Spa, a multi-unit, service based chain in the Chicagoland area. Retained by Tricoci’s core investor, Agman Partners.

Placed the Chief Executive Officer (CEO - 2024), Americas, the Head of Revenue and Brand Development, Americas (2024), and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO - 2023), Americas, search on behalf of Aston Martin-Lagonda, a leading luxury automaker Introduced to Aston Martin-Lagonda (AML) by the Board.

Conducted an IT Leadership role focused on Enterprise Applications search on behalf of Biscuitville, a fastgrowing, family-owned QSR in the Southeast.

Placed the Brand President for OneSize by Patrick Starrr (2023). Engaged on multiple engagements across the Luxury Brand Partners portfolio in 2024.

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    We Are Ready to Help You

      Talk to Annabel or Dean Today

      CALL US

      0800-000-000

      EMAIL US

      NORMANCONSULTANTS@GMAIL.COM

      CEO & Managing Partner

      Dean Norman, SR.

      Dean Norman, Sr. is an executive search and consulting professional and the Founder of Norman Consultants. With over 25 years in the Consumer and Retail space, he has worked closely with renowned companies such as Ralph Lauren, New Balance, Macy’s, Century 21, Ross Stores, and Nordstrom. His background in Apparel, along with a vast network in retail, fashion, textile, licensing, and hospitality, has been foundational to Norman Consultants' success.

      Dean has a rich history in C-Level and Senior Management roles, bringing over 25 years of experience in hiring and training executive leadership. His operational expertise and ability to match a candidate’s skills with a company’s strategy have been invaluable to his clients. Known for his curiosity and sincerity, Dean thrives on connecting with both clients and candidates.

      Before establishing Norman Consultants, Dean was the Managing Partner of the Consumer Practice at Wyndham Mills International, a prestigious Executive Search Firm with a 30-year history. His areas of expertise include general management, private equity, retail management, licensing, design and design management, merchandising, marketing, business development, and brands.

      CEO & Managing Partner

      Dean Norman, JR.

      Dean Norman, Jr. is an executive search consultant and President of Norman Consultants. He has worked with over 50 leading brands across retail, apparel, fashion, and hospitality.

      Throughout his career, Dean has successfully managed relationships with start-ups to large multinational clients and private equity-backed businesses, working closely with C-suite executives and senior leaders. Prior to joining Norman Consultants, Dean built his search career at three of Forbes’s top-50 global search firms. He began his career at Ralph Lauren Corporation.

      Among other categories, Dean’s expertise includes: General management, sales, operations, supply chain, digital media, design, merchandising, and human resources.

      Managing Partner

      Annabel NormaN

      Annabel has spent nearly a decade catalyzing preeminent brands through the placement of dynamic leadership.

      Early-on, Annabel was one of DHR International's youngest-ever Associate Partners (a top 10 Global Executive Search firm) and served as the Managing Partner at Talent Studios. Today, she leads at Norman Consultants as Managing Partner, where she offers the strategic rigor of a Top 5 Executive Search firm, with the speed and agility of a boutique.

      She collaborates with iconic and innovative consumer + consumer-tech brands, splitting her time between The Carolinas and New York City. Her hands-on and agile approach to executive search has garnered industry acclaim, including features in Women's Wear Daily [WWD]. She also explores industry trends on her 'Chasing the Consumer' podcast, available on Spotify and iTunes.