About ROI

Resource Options International, Inc. or ROI is a boutique, retained executive search, coaching and organizational development firm. Headquartered in Santa Barbara with an office in New York City, we assist middle market companies or those with annual sales between $10 million and $1 billion to recognize, recruit and retain top talent at the CXO, VP and Director levels. We are industry and discipline agnostic, as we believe that the talent management needs and requirements of our Middle Market clients have much more in common than their industry sector or functional differences. We deliver superior integrity and competency in our unique client services approach to executive search. If you want to have a conversation with Brandt Handley, Managing Director, ROI, book a ROI Strategy Call below.

About Brandt A. Handley

Founder and Managing Director

Brandt is an accomplished executive with experience in large multinational corporations, start-up enterprises, and Middle Market companies. He has more than 20 years of experience in senior-level operational and general management positions, recruiting top executive talent, and in international sales and marketing leadership roles with Fortune 50 companies. Following a 20-year career with Procter & Gamble and Walt Disney, Brandt established ROI in 2009 to better serve the growing talent management needs of Middle Market companies. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in International Business from the University of Oregon and completed the Advanced Management Program at The Wharton School of Business.

Results in Full View


Steve DeVoe, CEO
Kelly-Moore Paints

“ROI is very professional and concise on the executive search process. ROI’s search consultants kept our team informed as to the next steps, only presenting the most qualified candidates for the position. We are very pleased with the end result and the executive we selected. They have done a great job rebuilding and refocusing the team. We would not hesitate to engage ROI’s services in the future.”

Kavien Martin, Director
Starbucks

“I highly recommend ROI because they are unquestionably one of the most respected and professional business partners that I have had the opportunity to work with. ROI has high integrity, is well organized and is sincere in their communication and efforts with prospective clients. ROI’s follow-up is superb and their knowledge and experience of the industry allows them to add superior insight to prospective clients.”

Peter Cazzolla, CEO
Capital Insurance Group

“ROI’s plan is well executed from the beginning search through well after the placement of a candidate. They emphasize an understanding of a client’s culture and adapt their search process to work with and meet a client’s needs. The candidates that ROI vetted and brought to our attention for consideration are exceeding performance expectations. I highly recommend ROI.”

Book a ROI Strategy Call Today


Discover ROI’s Hiring Solution with a 15-minute ROI Strategy Call with Brandt Handley, Managing Director, ROI.

Please read the steps carefully below and then scroll down the page to our calendar:

  • Select the time and date you prefer to schedule a 15-minute ROI Strategy Call.
  • Please ensure that your selected time zone is accurate to your location for the call.
  • You will receive an email confirmation and Brandt will call you at the number you have indicated.
  • Brandt will run a diagnostic audit of your Executive Search needs during the call.
  • If we mutually determine that there is a good fit during the call, Brandt will forward you ROI’s Letter of Engagement search proposal to get started.