Bryan Passman

Co-Founder & Head Hunter

Hunter + Esquire

Bryan is Co-Founder of Hunter +Esquire®, a retained executive search and human capital advisory firm focused solely on the cannabis and psychedelics industries, and The GIGG®, a cannabis staffing and RPO firm.

Bryan is internationally renowned in executive search and advisory in the Cannabis, MedTech/ Pharma/Biotech, and Food & Beverage (FMCG) Consumer Packaged Goods industries. His clients have included: small and large U.S. and Canada based cannabis companies, many dozens of startup and blue chip companies in the Healthcare Life Sciences and (Food and Adult Beverage) Consumer Packaged Goods industries as well Tech and Packaging companies serving the CPG and Hospitality industries.

Before co-founding Hunter + Esquire and The GIGG®, Bryan spent about two decades as an SVP Recruitment and Client Leader at two different retained search agencies where he and his teams were responsible for successfully managing talent searches globally. Bryan has spent his entire career succeeding in retained executive search – with a foundation of classical training by the MRINetwork and Dale Carnegie.

Bryan has the unique ability to communicate, train and execute on the intricacies of the “high-touch” executive search and talent acquisition process. He has an eye for talent, and “fit”. His unwavering commitment to hard work, transparency, candid communication, attention to detail, follow-up, passion for what he does & creative problem-solving are some of his cornerstones to success.