executive recruitment dedicated to the sports, active, and fitness industry

Executive Recruiting Partner of the Sports & Fitness Industry Association 

Industry Partners

Executive Recruiting Partner of the Sports & Fitness Industry Association

In May of 2017, RISE was named the “Executive Recruiting Partner of the Sports & Fitness Industry Association”, servicing members of the industry’s leading companies.  

What We Do

Executive Recruiting

RISE Talent Acquisition is a boutique search firm that provides personalized executive recruiting services to those companies in the sports, active, and fitness industries utilizing 25 years of industry specific knowledge. 

Sports Industry Specific

RISE specializes in securing mid to senior level professionals in the areas of sales, merchandising, brand & product marketing, product management, design, development, and sourcing.   

Industry Experience

After working for several large and medium sized companies in the sporting goods industry, Rey Corpuz quickly realized there was a gap in the services being provided by many recruiting firms.  With that in mind, he founded RISE Talent Acquisition in late 2015.  

Continued Growth

Today, RISE continues to broadened its reach from team and individual sports, to action and water sports, active lifestyle to health and fitness.

How we do it

Research

We do a deep dive to understand our client's corporate culture and personnel needs.

Recruit

We tediously seek the best candidates to

ensure a proper fit for your company's needs.

Interview

We conduct extensive first interviews with potential candidates.

Streamline

We narrow the field to a limited

number of top prospects.

Referral

Only the best candidates are presented and reviewed with all key stakeholders.

Hire

We are involved in the offer, negotiation,

and hiring process as needed.

Who we are

Rey Corpuz, Founder and Executive Director

With over 25 years of experience in the sporting goods industry, Rey Corpuz has held executive management position with brands like Wilson, McDavid, Russell, Cannondale, and Mitre.


Through his experience in sales, marketing and product development, Rey Corpuz has acquired a wealth of industry specific knowledge and a broad network of contacts.

What they say

Culture

"RISE did a great job in finding us the right people with the qualifications that we were looking for, who also fit right in with the culture at CamelBak."

Layne Rigney - former President at CamelBak

Committment

"We were able to recruit the best fit for our organizational needs, and RISE saved us countless hours of recruiting in the process.”  

Kent McKeaigg - Founder and CEO at ORDERMYGEAR.COM

Communication

"RISE was great at communication throughout the entire search process, and was committed to making sure both the client and candidates were well informed." 

Mike Falvey - Director of Sales at Franklin Sports

Qualified

“RISE provided a very targeted search and recruited excellent and qualified individuals to meet our needs”. 

David Demartini - Global Ecommerce Director at POC Sports

Focused

 “We needed someone with a very specific set of skills and experience to fill a critical role within our growing company.  RISE was able to deliver with candidates that not only had the experience, but also fit our corporate culture."

James Skidmore - COO at ORDERMYGEAR.COM