Steve Bonomo


As a Partner at Arete Partners, Steve brings over 20 years of experience in executive recruiting and corporate recruiting leadership. Steve will focus on supporting organizations to hire leadership roles for their go-to-market and non-technical functions. His corporate recruiting leadership experience will allow him to broadly support organizations from a talent strategy standpoint and partner closely to build a seamless hiring process.

Steve grew up in the SF Bay Area where he attended San Jose State University and played college baseball. His expertise lies in building talent strategies to scale organizational hiring efforts globally. He spent 17 years with adidas in the United States and Europe where he established and led the talent acquisition function and helped scale adidas from 25,000 to 85,000 employees across all disciplines. He also led Talent Acquisition for Twitter where he helped grow the company with more than 2500 hires over his two years.

Steve is based in Portland, Oregon. He is a huge sports fan and keeps busy playing just about everything with his young son. If the New York Yankees are on television, there is a good chance he is watching the game.


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