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About

Established in 1994 by seasoned recruiters with expertise in executive and technical search, Dean Search has emerged as a nationally acclaimed recruiting firm specializing in the cosmetic, personal care, and household products sector. Catering to positions ranging from mid-management to executive levels, our forte lies in sourcing talent for Research & Development, Marketing, Operations, Sales, Regulatory, and Quality roles. Armed with an extensive database of qualified candidates in these domains, our consistent engagement with top-tier professionals ensures not only our awareness of market dynamics but also expedites our search processes. With a proven track record spanning over a decade, we have become a trusted ally for companies and organizations in need of specialty-qualified or hard-to-find candidates. We take immense pride in our recruiters' adeptness at identifying the perfect fit for our client companies' unique hiring requirements.

Meet Our Team

Our recruitment team is what sets us apart from other firms.  With a combined 50 years of recruiting experience within the Personal Care, Cosmetics, Chemical & Household Products Industries, Dean Search is able to deliver the best talent faster.  We focus on the best talent the industry has to offer.

Dean Patsavas
President

Dean has over 25 years of experience in the professional recruiting industry.  In 1994, he saw the opportunity to start his own boutique recruiting firm and Dean Search was born. Dean believes in establishing true partnerships with clients and candidates alike.

Dean Patsavas
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Brian Follett
Senior Recruiter
Brian Follett

Brian has been with Dean Search since 2003. Brian's ability to create transparent and communicative relationships between both clients and candidates aids to working in tandem to build strong bonds. His empathetic approach to understanding job changes are big changes allows his supportive nature to shine throughout the process.

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Colleen Sible
Vice President

Colleen is a highly motivated and entrepreneurial business professional with 20+ years of recruiting within the Personal Care, Cosmetics, Skin Care, Hair Care, Fragrances, OTC, Household Products and related chemical industries throughout the US.  

Colleen Sible
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Adam Watts
Senior Recruiter

Adam started at Dean Search 10 years ago specializing in the Personal Care and Cosmetics industries. Our Focus is to concentrate in Product Development, Process Development, Operations, Package Engineering, Quality Control/Assurance, Sales, Marketing and Manufacturing professionals.

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