There are search firms that cover a large geographic area, and there are search firms with lots of employees, but Travaille specializes in placing PR and Communications executives in the Washington D.C. area as well as throughout the U.S. and international markets. This specialization brings a mastery to our work, and provides our clients with the confidence that we will find the Right Fit for their placements.

Tons of Placements

Travaille’s long list of employers that they have served includes Microsoft, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, BIO, Environmental Defense Fund, and the American Nurses Association.

Plenty of References

We have many references from both sides of successful placement-employers and employees.

We Fill Communications Positions Across Various Industries

Defense & Aerospace

The defense and aerospace industries serve our planet and beyond. For many firms, a security clearance is now a necessity. Some of our clients include Raytheon, Boeing, and Lockheed Martin.

Pharmaceuticals & Manufacturing

The research done today creates miracles tomorrow. Alzheimers, Cancer, Heart Disease, Diabetes and many other diseases await these miracles. We have served Bristol-Myers Squibb, MedImmune, and its parent company AstraZeneca.

Nonprofits & Associations

The industry associations serve as a gathering hub for information and education for members and staff. The American Hospital Association, American Nurses Association, Business Software Alliance, BIO, and the Consumer Electronic Association are just a few of our excellent association/NFP clients.


The oil and gas industries deal with many topics such as on and off shore production, natural gas, and gas shale. Our clients include: two utilities, Pacific Gas & Electric and Constellation Energy, Exxon/Mobile, Chevron/Texaco, and Marathon Petroleum.


The dynamic technology world continues to explode around us. Our information moves faster than ever before and we demand faster communication. The technology firm faces all of the PR and Marketing issues that face any corporation. Technology clients include CSC, IBM and Microsoft.

Hospitality & Transportation

The hospitality industry includes all methods of travel, accommodations, and tourism. From special awards programs to corporate travel programs, hospitality needs the original ideas of marketing gurus and talented PR communicators to represent them to both internal and external customers. We have successfully worked with Marriott, Choice Hotels and The Cruise Industry Association.

About Travaille

Meet our founder, Ben Long, President of Travaille Executive Search. Started in 1984 outside NYC, Ben moved the business to Washington DC where he quickly learned the exciting, explosive, and important world of communication in our Nation’s Capital. The vast network of talent and clients means that he knows the right people. He has been at this for a while!

Some of Our Clients

Our Professional Affiliates