John Dahlgren

John Dahlgren

VP of Leadership
John manages Tide Rock’s Advisor Network which is comprised of operating executives and industry experts who provide proprietary deal flow and advisory services. He also works with existing portfolio companies in the acquisition of executive leadership and scouts for CEOs seeking the right financial backer.

Career Highlights

  • Principal at a San Diego-based executive search firm focused on PE-backed software companies.
  • Established a private equity search offering that serviced lower-middle market firms and their portfolio companies.

Life Outside Work

  • Loves to travel to Hawaii - he moved to San Diego so he would only be one flight away from his favorite island.
  • Is a big foodie - you can find him at the newest hotspots in SoCal.


  • BS, Entrepreneurship, Ball State University
  • BS, Human Resources Management, Ball State University

John Dahlgren