About Us

For over 40 years, Carrington & Carrington, Ltd. has focused its executive search practice around diversity and has placed quality candidates for middle management and senior-level executive positions across various industries and functional areas. They are specialists in the recruitment and placement of African Americans, LatinX, Women, LGBTQ, and other diverse professionals. As one of the oldest African American owned executive search firms in the U.S., they take pride in helping clients retain the most qualified, progressive and talented leaders in the market today.

“Strength through Diversity and Inclusion” reflects their belief that, in order to remain competitive, companies must attract top diverse talent for their pipeline management and executive-level positions.

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For over 30 years, Carrington & Carrington, Ltd. has placed quality candidates for middle management and senior-level executive positions across various industries and functional areas. Since 1979, the firm has focused its executive search practice around diversity. They are specialists in the recruitment and placement of African-Americans, Hispanics, Women, LGBT and other diverse professionals. As one of the oldest African-American owned executive search firms in the U.S., the firm tas pride in helping clients retain the most qualified, progressive and talented leaders in the market today.

“Strength through Diversity and Inclusion,” reflects their belief that in order to remain competitive, companies must attract top diverse talent for their pipeline management and executive-level positions.

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Since 1979, the firm has focused its executive search practice around diversity. They are specialists in the recruitment and placement of African-Americans, LatinX, Women, LGBTQ and other diverse professionals. As one of the oldest African-American owned executive search firms in the U.S., they take pride in helping clients retain the most qualified, progressive and talented leaders in the market today.

Solutions
  • Board Services
  • Career Services
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Search
  • Executive Tracker
  • Interim
  • Mgmt. Consulting
  • On-Demand Recruiting
  • Onboarding
  • Recruitment Research
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  • All Functions
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
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  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
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  • GM/Operations
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  • Investor Relations
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

Carrington & Carrington Seeks Leader for Provident Hospital of Cook County

Carrington & Carrington Diversity Executive Search has been enlisted to find the next chief hospital executive (CHE) for Provident Hospital of Cook County, a community acute care hospital in Chicago. Provident Hospital is the first African-American owned and operated hospital in America. Search firm co-founder Willie Carrington is leading the assignment. The chief hospital executive

Carrington & Carrington Seeks COO for Cook County Health

Cook County Health (CCH) is partnering with Chicago-based Carrington & Carrington Diversity Executive Search to find its next chief operating officer for the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH), a nationally accredited, state-certified local health department for 2.5 million residents, 125 municipalities, 30 townships, and more than 700 schools. The incoming executive will design, implement, and

Carrington & Carrington Recruits VP of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Lawrence University

Chicago-based Carrington & Carrington has assisted in the recruitment of Eric Mayes as vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion for Lawrence University in Appleton, WI. “Dr. Mayes has a level of passion and commitment to DEI work that will be game-changing for Lawrence,” said Laurie A. Carter, president of Lawrence University. “He has the experience that we need in

Carrington & Carrington Retained by Feeding America to Recruit Chief Marketing & Digital Experience Officer 

Chicago-based Carrington & Carrington has been enlisted to find a chief marketing and digital experience (CMXO) officer for the food bank network Feeding America. Marian Carrington, principal and co-owner, is leading the assignment. The CMXO directs the development and execution of strategies focused on significantly increasing public awareness of the issue of hunger, step-changing public engagement in Feeding

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Congratulations to Willie Carrington, AESC Lifetime Achievement Award Winner 2020
Strength Through Diversity & Inclusion

This podcast episode features Willie Carrington, the founder of Carrington & Carrington – one of the most well-respected African American search firms in the nation. Willie is the recruiter behind the recent placement of McDonald’s global chief diversity officer. It is arguably the most important global chief diversity officer search to come along in years.