Ron Proul

Ron Proul

Ron Proul has been a member of the Century Group management team since 1995 and was appointed CEO in 2007. Over his tenure, he has held various responsibilities, including President and COO, prior to his appointment to CEO. He began his career with the firm as an associate with responsibility for direct recruiting and sourcing of candidates for the firm’s clients.

During his tenure, Ron has managed numerous clients and successfully executed hundreds of searches in a variety of industries, including biotech, consumer products, software, financial services, investments and entertainment. He currently oversees all corporate administration, business development, research, recruiting, and marketing for retained search, contingency search and project consulting practices.

Ron has also been published and quoted on the field of executive search by a variety of publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Fordyce Letter and Los Angeles Business Journal. He served on numerous committees and boards and is a judge for the annual CFO of the year Awards for the Los Angeles Business Journal.
Ron holds a Bachelor Degree from Whittier College and was previously with a national firm prior to joining Century Group in 1990.


  • Financial Executives International
  • Institute of Management Accountants
  • Gerson Lehrman
  • Vistage International
  • Palos Verdes Country Club

Sample Client Industries

  • Real Estate
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Entertainment
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial Services

Sample Searches

  • CFO
  • Treasurer
  • VP Finance
  • VP Technical Accounting
  • VP Taxation
  • Controller
  • Managing Director
  • Partner