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The Good Search Is Top 50 Connecticut Woman-Owned Business (Again)

For Immediate Release

The Good Search Is Named Top 50 Connecticut Woman-Owned Businesses and Top 100 Diversity-Owned Businesses

Westport, CT: The Good Search, LLC has been named to’s Top 50 Woman-Owned Businesses in Connecticut 2012 and to Top 100 Diversity Owned Businesses in Connecticut 2012. Recognized as one of Connecticut’s “Top Entrepreneurs”, the awards recognize The Good Search for its overall leadership and economic achievements.

“As a national retained search firm headquartered in the Greater New York City area, we are honored to be recognized once again for our business achievements in the state of Connecticut”, said Krista Bradford, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Good Search, LLC.

She continued,

“We have long been an advocate for diversity in the executive suite. In fact, one of our most popular offerings helps ensure the inclusion of the best and brightest senior-level executives who also happen to be diverse — brilliant women and accomplished Black, Latinx, and BIPOC candidates.”

— Krista Bradford, The Good Search CEO

This is the 12th annual listing of Connecticut’s top businesses by and the fourth time The Good Search has received the award. The companies listed on the Top Business Lists represent the Nation’s top multicultural and woman-owned business earners and challenge the long-held notion that a privately held business is small or insignificant. Winners are sought after by major corporations wishing to increase spending with small businesses. The Top Business Lists are compiled from companies that have revolutionized the strength and financial viability throughout our communities. Winners are sought after by corporations, government agencies, and educational institutions that desire to increase opportunities with privately-held businesses.

The List

This List is a classification that represents the top privately-held businesses in the U.S., in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service, and professional services. Large organizational buyers throughout the country who do business with multicultural, small, and women-owned businesses use the list. The List is produced annually by, the nation’s leading multicultural social media site.

In recognition of the economic power of privately held businesses,, the nation’s leading business-to-business internet site, has named The Good Search, LLC as one of the Top 50 Woman-Owned Businesses in Connecticut for 2012. Companies on the list will be honored later this month at an annual conference in Washington DC.

About The Good Search, LLC

The Good Search is a national executive search firm headquartered in Westport, Connecticut. It is positioned as the next-generation alternative to contingency and retained search firms. Founded by an award-winning investigative journalist, the firm takes an investigative approach to search engagements, uncovering top talent others miss and delivering candidates faster and more cost-effectively than traditional search firms. Additional information can be found on our website.


Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness, with over 46,000 members, is the largest organization of diversity-owned businesses throughout the United States that provide goods and services to Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and colleges and universities. DiversityBusiness provides research and data collection services for diversity including the “Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities”, “Top 500 Diversity Owned Companies in America”, and others. Its research has been recognized and published by Forbes Magazine, Business Week, and thousands of other print and internet publications. The site has gained national recognition and has won numerous awards for its content and design. It is a leading provider of Supplier Diversity management tools and has the most widely distributed Diversity magazine in the United States. is produced by Computer Consulting Associates International Inc. ( of Southport, CT. Founded in 1980.

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Krista Bradford

Krista Bradford

Krista Bradford is CEO of the retained executive search firm The Good Search and of its research division Intellerati. A former award-winning television journalist and investigative reporter, Ms. Bradford now pursues truth, justice, and great talent in the executive suite.View Author posts