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The Good Search a Top 50 CT Woman-Owned Business for 3rd Time

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The Good Search Named a Top 50 Connecticut Woman-Owned Business

Westport, CT: The Good Search, LLC has been named one of the Top 50 Connecticut Woman-Owned Businesses. Companies on the list will be honored later this month at an annual conference in Washington DC.

This is the 11th annual listing of Connecticut’s top businesses by and the third 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.

A Top 50 Woman-Owned Business in Connecticut

“On behalf of the State of Connecticut, it is my pleasure to extend greetings and congratulations as you celebrate The Good Search, LLC’s recognition as a Top CT 50 Woman-Owned Business by,” said Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy.

He continued,

“I join with the staff of in commending The Good Search, LLC and all at the company who have worked hard to achieve this honor. This designation is a testament to your exceptional service and your dedication to Connecticut’s economic success in the future. Your contributions are a major asset to Connecticut’s business community and a great benefit to all of the citizens of the state of Connecticut. It is a pleasure to extend my words of tribute to the company. Please know that you have my best wishes for continued success in the future. “

— Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy

“The Good Search is positioned as a next-generation alternative to traditional search firms, one that delivers talent faster and more cost-effectively than retained and contingency firms.  Early on, we made it a practice to advocate for diversity in the workplace because it simply makes the companies we serve more competitive. In addition to offering executive search and talent pipelines, we also offer diversity recruitment as a service for the employers that we serve,” detailed Krista Bradford, CEO of The Good Search.  She continued, “ It’s an honor to be considered one of the top woman-owned businesses in our state. We are delighted to be in the company of the other organizations on this list that are having a positive impact on their communities and on the State of Connecticut”.”

Top 50 CT Woman-Owned Business List

The Top 50 CT Woman-Owned Business List is a classification that represents the top small businesses in the U.S., in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service, and professional services. Large organizational buyers throughout the country that do business with multicultural, small, and women-owned businesses use the list. The List is produced annually by, the nation’s leading multicultural B2B Internet portal that links large organizational buyers to multicultural product and service suppliers.  The winning companies will be honored at a special awards ceremony at’s “11th Annual Multicultural Business Conference” taking place at Gaylord National Resorts and Convention Center on the Potomac in Washington D.C.  For the complete list of winning companies, please visit:

About The Good Search, LLC

The Good Search is a national executive search firm headquartered in Westport, CT. It is positioned as the next-generation alternative to contingency and retained search firms. A woman-owned business 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 The Good Search 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