Jonathan Daniels

Jonathan Daniels is an Alexander Group executive search associate specializing in Employer Branding, Compensation & Benefits, Product & Project Management, Workforce Planning, and Recruitment – HR. Jonathan’s background includes supporting startups and financial institutions focusing on Talent Acquisition and HR Strategy.

Prior to joining Alex & Red, Jonathan was senior recruiter for BBVA and founder of NewLoop, an AI-powered platform connecting career builders to hiring managers.

Jonathan received a bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship and Marketing from the University of Houston C. T. Bauer College of Business and his SHRM-CP certification in 2020.


  • University of Houston C. T. Bauer College of Business

    Bachelor’s Degree in Entrepreneurship and Marketing

Industry Experience

Legal and Professional Services
Financial Services
Not-For-Profit/ Government

What's the highest compliment a client can give you?

The highest praise is earning more business to build out the rest of a client’s leadership team after placing a star at their firm. This is closely followed by client teams complimenting the service and in-depth understanding we have of their business.

What do you think differentiates The Alexander Group from other executive search firms?

I believe what separates The Alexander Group from other search firms is our honed expertise in finding business executives for law firms and professional services organizations alike. Few search firms have cultivated the deep research and close relationships that The Alexander Group has through the decades. While some competitors may be newer, cover more industries, or have more associates, we take an intentional approach, closely partnering with our clients to find the best candidates in the market who can make their business goals a reality.

What do you love about your work?

I love learning about the nuances of clients' businesses, developing search strategies, and connecting with passionate leaders from diverse backgrounds and perspectives. It’s like getting paid to receive an MBA-like education every day.

Recent Articles

Leadership Teams Shifting To Quiet DEI Initiatives in the Wake of Diversity Backlash

Peruse the headlines, and it seems the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion movement has moved on—at least for now.   The roster of companies distancing themselves from DEI hiring and practices is a Who’s Who of familiar names—Zoom, Home Depot, DoorDash, Tractor Supply, and Lyft. Social and cultural tastemakers Meta, Tesla, and X join the mix of

Six Things To Consider When Contemplating a Board Seat

One of the most frequently asked questions we get is “How do I get on a corporate board if I’m not already on a board?” The hardest board will be your first board. Here is what you need to know. 1) The Process Is Different than Applying for a Full Time Position A board seat

Is an Industry Outsider Right for your Organization?

“We want someone who can think outside the box.” As a well-worn business cliché, this phrase elicits groans from hiring executives and recruiters alike. But considering the competitiveness of the executive talent market, driven by the lowest unemployment rate since 1969—along with increasing awareness of the need for diverse perspectives in the workplace—looking outside the industry

Hello, I’m the Internal Candidate…Remember Me?

A few years ago, we received an email from an internal candidate we’d interviewed for a client: “John, you and I met over a year ago during the course of my firm’s Chief Financial Officer search, where I was the internal candidate. While I was not chosen for the position, you communicated often during the