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Leading HR Executive Search Firm Frederickson Partners Has Joined Fortune 500 Insurance Broker and Consulting Firm Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Gallagher Adds Human Resources Executive Search Firm to its Talent & Leadership Advisory Team

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 24 2022 – A leading people and human resource (HR) executive search firm serving U.S. and global clients, Frederickson Partners, has joined global insurance and consulting firm Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG).  Frederickson will become part of the growing Talent & Leadership Advisory team and Gallagher Executive Search practice within Gallagher’s Human Resources & Compensation Consulting business line.

The Frederickson team will continue to be led by Valerie Frederickson, Tom Wilson, Beth Ann Namey, Benjamin Taylor, and the existing leadership team. Valerie Frederickson will report to Scott Hamilton, Global Managing Director of Gallagher’s Human Resources & Compensation Consulting business line.

“The Gallagher Talent & Leadership Advisory team is comprised of the best of the best industry and vertical leaders in executive search,” said Frederickson. “We look forward to adding our successful processes and scale to Gallagher’s already impressive global executive search capabilities With the HR industry growing rapidly, there’s an enormous need and opportunity for organizations to recruit stellar leaders. We look forward to partnering with Gallagher’s existing teams to grow the Gallagher global Executive Search business and help more CEOs and business leaders hire the executives they need.”

Gallagher’s Talent & Leadership Advisory team has experience working with organizations in all industries with deep expertise in healthcare and the public sector.

“Gallagher has a phenomenal reputation for compensation consulting, HR consulting and employee benefits, among other advisory areas,” said Wilson. “We’re excited to be able to share this expertise and these practitioners with our clientele,”

”My executive team, Gallagher and I have been connected for years. We have really taken the time to get to know each other well,” said Frederickson. “I hold them in high regard and look forward to close, supportive relationships with the Gallagher team, akin to the close working relationship I enjoy with my current team. We look forward to exploring how our services, in alignment with Gallagher’s, will help our clients grow even faster.”

About Frederickson Partners
Frederickson Partners recruits high impact human resources leaders for innovative companies and provides cutting-edge HR advisory services. Frederickson matches startups, tech unicorns, and the Fortune 500 with world-class full-time and project-based talent. The country’s leading People and HR executive search firm, Frederickson Partners has headquarters in Silicon Valley and offices nationwide. Clients include Alphabet, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Gartner, Gilead, Intel, Pinterest, Qualtrics, Roche, ServiceNow, SoftBank, StockX, The Nature Conservancy, Twitter, Uber and Workday. Learn more at, and follow us on LinkedIn.


Frederickson Partners, a Gallagher company is a market leader in retained executive search since 1995. As one of the top-rated HR executive search and C-suite recruiting firms, we have expertise in placing Chief People Officers, Chief Human Resources Officers, Chief Diversity Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Legal Officers and many other senior leaders. We draw on a broad network of rising and established executives and leaders, and a 28-year reputation as a talent acquisition and HR Advisory provider.

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