April 26, 2011 – Diversified Search Odgers Berndtson has added James D.S. Pruett as a managing director located in the Chicago office. During Mr. Pruett's 12 years of experience in retained executive search, his focus has been on national search assignments for senior leaders and other key executives within the financial services, professional services and real estate industries. He joins Diversified from Morgan Samuels Company, where he established the Chicago office and was a partner and national real estate practice leader. Prior to that, he was a senior client partner at Korn/Ferry International. "Jamie's knowledge of the marketplace, as well as his considerable experience in executive search and management consulting, make him a valuable addition to our Chicago office," said Judith M. von Seldeneck, founder, chairman and CEO. Diversified Search offers global search capabilities with industry specialization in consumer & industrial; education, not-for-profit, arts & culture; financial & professional services; healthcare & human services; private equity/venture capital; retail; life sciences; media & entertainment; and technology.