Firm Information

GoldHawk Partners, LLC is an executive search and leadership development firm headquartered in Tampa, Florida. Since 1997, the firm has exceeded the expectations of privately-held organizations to Fortune 500 companies across an array of geographies and industries by helping clients recruit and develop exceptional senior leadership talent.


Our Executive Team

Octavius D. Gould, CEO

Octavius Gould serves as Chief Executive Officer and oversees the strategic direction for a national boutique firm recognized for having a commitment to operational excellence.

His business acumen and ability to develop C-suite relationships has been instrumental to the firm securing agreements with many of America's most reputable companies.

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Our News

  • press release:

    Updated: 02.01.16

    goldhawk-partners-press-releaseOctavius Gould, CEO, announced that the firm has changed its name from The Gould Group to GoldHawk Partners, LLC.

    A new branding campaign was launched today for the firm's expansion of its executive search and leadership development practices."

  • This month's tip:

    Updated: 06.01.16

    goldhawk-partners-strategyMany employees have the perception that Human Resources are referees who resolve disputes.

    CEOs must empower Human Resources to be like policy secret service agents who protect the organization from dangers that can be catastrophic.

  • Monthly Motivation:

    Updated: 06.01.16

    goldhawk-partners-success-roadmap"There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world. Those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed."

    - Ray Goforth

Our Vision

We strive to be the preeminent provider of recruiting and leadership consulting solutions, while being a respected citizen within the communities we serve.

Our Mission

Provide clients with exceptional talent who will enhance their shareholder value. Provide candidates with endeavors within environments conducive to success.

Why Us

We earn our clients' loyalty by assessing their needs and providing results-oriented recruitment and leadership consulting solutions that enhance their shareholder value.


Gould Group is now GoldHawk Partners, LLC.

Tampa, Florida, Feb. 1, 2016 -- Octavius Gould, CEO, announced today that the firm has changed its name to GoldHawk Partners, LLC. This change is being made to give the firm its own distinct identity.

"We are excited about the new name that will give our firm its own unique identity" said Octavius Gould, CEO of GoldHawk Partners. "By taking on the GoldHawk Partners name we can better differentiate ourselves from the competition and better market ourselves. This is important as we further expand our executive search and leadership development practices."