The Harrison-Rush Group was founded by President and Managing Partner, Tom
Ragland. Tom has successfully executed over one thousand searches. After working
for another global search firm Tom founded The Harrison-Rush Group in response
to what he felt was the inability of larger firms to meet the needs of their
clients. He is also the author of “How to find a job in a bad economy” and is
frequently asked to speak on employment trends in the financial services
industry. Prior to search, Tom was an initial member of Career Engine an
internet company that built and managed a network of job boards and a provider
of e-recruiting software. He graduated from The University of Oregon and is
married with two children. He is active in many local civic causes.
Henry Costa is a Managing Director at The Harrison-Rush Group. Henry focuses his efforts on the management of client relationships at both the corporate and candidate level. Prior to his executive search career, Henry spent 10 years on the other side of the table, most recently as a Senior Vice President in Seaport Global's Equity Capital Markets group where he was responsible for the origination and execution of public and private equity offerings for corporate clients across all sectors. Preceding Seaport Global, he spent time at BMO Capital Markets, Rodman & Renshaw, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Fannie Mae, and Goldman Sachs. Henry received a B.S. in Business Administration from Georgetown University. In addition, he is also an owner and operating partner of multiple restaurants in the Los Angeles area.
Daniel Johnson has 12 years of experience in executive search and has successfully executed over 100 searches on behalf of both traditional and alternative global investment management firms. He began his career with Citicorp Venture Capital in New York where he spent two years and completed the analyst training program at Citigroup. Subsequently Dan left Citigroup and joined a Global, Retained, Executive Search Firm. Daniel received a B.A. in Political Science from California State University and a M.A. in Politics, Economics and Philosophy from Oxford University. In addition to teaching he has also served on boards in both the higher education and non-profit sectors.
Sara Hogin joined The Harrison-Rush Group in 2008 as Head of Research. Sara is involved with client management and working closely with the firms candidates. She is instrumental in researching employment trends including compensation, hiring and economic cycles. Sara holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University.
Drew Kratovil is a senior member of The Harrison-Rush Group. Drew is responsible for the development of new candidates as well as active in new business development. He has worked on searches for both boutique and bulge bracket firms. Drew particularly enjoys counseling candidates on their current career path and advising them about new opportunities in the market place. Drew received a B.A. in History from Roanoke College and was an active member of Pi Kappa Alpha and currently is a member of the Alumni Council. He is an avid hockey player and active in many civic causes.