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Lavare Bland is a managing director at Robert Half Executive Search, specializing in C-Suite and senior-level retained search engagements.
He has led hundreds of complex, highly specialized searches covering a range of sectors for a variety of companies spanning global Fortune 500, multinationals, mid-cap and fast-growing, early-stage companies, as well as high-profile nonprofits and academic institutions. Many of the searches he has been engaged with have been global in scope, covering North and South America, Europe and Asia. Throughout his career, he has established a reputation as a trusted partner and advisor to his clients.
Prior to joining Robert Half Executive Search, Lavare served as managing director, executive search and global recruitment for a Fortune 500 company. Working closely with his human resources and business partners, Lavare successfully recruited a range of diverse, world-class executives across sales, business development, marketing, HR, legal, finance, technology, creative, production, programming and general management.
Lavare previously was a director of executive search for a publicly traded UK based global recruitment firm. While there, Lavare was part of the team responsible for the establishment of the firm’s executive search practice in the United States. Known for his strategic and analytical approach to executive search, Lavare had a 100 percent success rate on all retained search engagements.
Personal and Professional Activities
Lavare currently serves as a senior advisor for a new technology startup based in New York.
He is a graduate of Rutgers University-New Brunswick, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a pre-med minor. He currently resides in New York with his wife and two sons.