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About Us

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Stan Marts, President DES Growth Partners, Inc.

DES Growth Partners has provided executive search services and talent management solutions to clients nationwide since 2003. Our goal is to help our clients identify and recruit the best talent for their organization. We look forward to the opportunity to help you grow your organization – feel free to contact us today to learn more.

Stan Marts is the founder and President of DES Growth Partners. He earned his MBA from the University of Chicago and his B.S in Chemical Engineering from the University of New Mexico.


  • PXT Select

    Having the right people in the right jobs is truly powerful. PXT Select™ not only helps you find the right people, but also helps you shape the overall employee experience. PXT Select’s suite of reports helps you select, onboard, coach, and develop employees to reach their full potential.

  • Step One Survey®

    The Step One Survey is a brief pre-hire assessment that measures an individual’s basic work-related values. It is used primarily as a screening tool early in the candidate selection process. This assessment provides valid insight into an applicant’s work ethic, reliability, integrity, propensity for substance abuse, and attitudes toward theft — including property, data, and time.

  • Checkpoint 360°®

    The CheckPoint Management System is a 360-degree assessment. It is used primarily to evaluate the effectiveness of your managers and leaders, and helps them identify and prioritize their own development opportunities.

  • Customer Service Profile™

    The Customer Service Profile™ (CSP) measures how well a person fits specific customer service jobs in your organization. It is used primarily for selecting, onboarding, and managing customer service employees. We have a general industry version of this assessment as well as vertical specialties in hospitality, healthcare, financial services, and retail.

  • Profiles Sales Assessment™ (PSA)

    The Profiles Sales Assessment™ (PSA) measures how well a person fits specific sales jobs in your organization. It is used primarily for selecting, onboarding, and managing sales people and account managers. The “job modeling” feature of the PSA is unique, and can be customized by company, sales position, department, manager, geography, or any combination of these factors.

  • Profiles Sales CheckPoint™

    The Sales CheckPoint™ is the perfect tool to help sales leaders identify critical gaps in sales skill sets, expectations, and performance—quickly and easily, allowing the sales leader to allocate their most precious of resources (time) to strengthening their sales force and achieving goals.

  • Pathway Planner

    Pathway Planner is an in-depth planning and personal assessment to help you discover what career possibilities suit you best.

  • Executive Search Services

    We aim to be your preferred provider of superior executive talent. We are experts at helping our clients articulate their hiring needs, turning those hiring needs into an action plan and executing a search to find candidates that satisfy those requirements. Our deepest direct recruiting experience is at the executive leadership level. We also partner with other firms that excel at finding exceptional talent for individual contributor roles.