Jeff Kaye

Co-Chief Executive Officer

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Jeff Kaye serves as the Co-Chief Executive Officer of Kaye/Bassman International, Next Level Exchange, Starfish Partners, and Sanford Rose Associates International. Under his leadership, these organizations foster a culture of servant leadership, have achieved extraordinary retention rates, with a third of their 200 associates having over a decade of tenure. Jeff played a pivotal role in the growth of Next Level Exchange, now the world’s largest training and consulting firm for the search and staffing industry.

In 2012, Jeff spearheaded the acquisition of Sanford Rose Associates, leading to a remarkable 15X growth in network revenue in less than a decade. Additionally, he helped facilitate the merger of Kaye/Bassman with Direct Recruiters in 2022, forming Starfish Partners, and in 2023, he played a key role in establishing Dimensional Search, which quickly became the fastest-growing search network in the country for new startup firms.

He is one of the most respected and experienced experts and advisors in the recruiting industry and has received numerous industry awards both personally and for his