YSP is a boutique executive search firm specializing in the search and recruitment of executive level CEO, COO, President, and Sales/Marketing/Operations/HR functional leaders in the small and mid-cap Consumer Packaged Goods Industry with a strong emphasis on private equity/privately held growth companies.
Founded in 1999, Y.S.P. is not a new name in the C.P.G. industry. It’s founder, David Youngerman, has recruited in the industry for twenty seven plus years and is proud to call some of the industry’s best mid-small cap companies clients— Barilla, Burt’s Bees, Seventh Generation, Kettle Foods, Craft Brew Alliance to name a few.
In addition, YSP has established in-depth relationships with several of the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry's best private equity firms. Most of these partnerships have resulted in our being asked to place executives in multiple portfolio companies creating a trust and faith in our ability to deliver tangible talent and intangible cultural fits unique to each situation. 
Seventh Generation
Burt's Bees
Wise Snacks
Kona Brewing Co.
Kettle Brand
Horizon Organic
Columbus Meats
General Cigar Co.
Sahale Snacks
Craft Brew Alliance
Pacifica Beauty