America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms

Award Press Release

Forbes Awards WorldBridge Partners with “America’s Best Recruiting Firm” in 2022

[Chicago, IL, 9/19/2022] – Forbes has awarded WorldBridge Partners, a national leader in mid to high level executive search, with “America’s Best Executive & Search Firm” and "America’s Best Professional & Specialist Search” for 2022. This is the third year WorldBridge Partners has won. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The award ranking is based on an independent survey of peers and clients, with nearly 23,000 nominations.


“It’s an absolute honor to be recognized as a top executive recruiting firm for the third year by Forbes and Statista. We are so proud of our 17 offices and the effort they extend every day to both our clients and candidates. It is with immense pleasure that we accept these awards on behalf of our near 100 dedicated employees.” - Gary Bozza, CEO of WorldBridge Partners of Chicago NW


Year to date WorldBridge Partners revenue is up 45%, with ten years of consistent growth. They continue to expand their portfolio of specialized markets, services, and clients and remain a premium boutique search firm in America.


Details on the two major category wins are below:

  • Executive Search
    • Recruiting firms that place managers in permanent positions with an annual gross income of more than $100,000
  • Professional & Specialist Search
    • Recruiting firms that place professionals in permanent positions with an annual gross income up to $100,000

About WorldBridge Partners Chicago NW

WorldBridge is a boutique and award-winning executive search firm located in the suburbs of Chicago, IL. They are celebrating their 25th year in business and have successfully placed over 1,000 talented individuals nationally in most functional areas including: CEO, President, and executive leadership in Sales, Marketing, Finance, Operations, Information Systems, Human Resources and Engineering.


They have recently expanded their Cybersecurity practice with a diverse focus on placing military, woman and minority individuals that meet or exceed top security and NIST requirements. For more information, please visit the WorldBridge website here.


Gary Bozza, CEO & Managing Partner of WorldBridge Partners Chicago NW, has been winning industry awards and recognitions in talent acquisition for the last 26 years, following a highly successful 18-year career as Vice President of National Accounts and Director of Midwest Sales primarily at MOORE (now RR Donnelley). Gary’s business is dedicated to helping Owners, CEOs and Presidents hire industry talent, drive new revenue, optimize operations, and maximize enterprise valuation. His firm specializes in executive recruitment and coaching owners on how to improve the eight key drivers of business value from the “buyer’s eyes.”

Contact Gary today at (847) 550-1300 ext. 33 or [email protected]