About Us

Hanold Associates is a retained HR executive search firm focused on recruiting Human Resources officers and Diversity & Inclusion leaders. We understand the importance of talent and culture inside an organization and build people-first organizations every day, one leader at a time. Although our client list is diverse, across industries, geographies and business scenarios, culture is at the core of everything we do. We are shaping organizations while changing the landscape of the human capital space through distinctive leadership.

Some of Hanold’s more recent top HR searches include those for Domino’s Pizza, Under Armour, the National Football League, Patagonia, REI, UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship), Gucci, Live Nation Entertainment, Apollo, Blackstone, TPG, Northwestern University, Electronic Arts, Fiat-Chrysler, Kohler, SC Johnson, eBay, Great Place To Work, Heinz, Fossil, Vail Resorts, Edward Jones, AbbVie, Carnival Corp., Google, Biogen, Allstate, Bridgestone, Silicon Valley Bank, T. Rowe Price, Wikimedia, Cargill, CNA Financial, Cummins, Tyson, ClubCorp, CDW and Nike, among others.

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Throughout its process, you can be assured that you will receive timely, authentic and critical perspectives from the market. The firm strives to provide innovative and up-to-date counsel to clients so they can make thoughtful, well-informed and confident decisions about critical human capital moves.

Solutions And Expertise

Hanold Associates is a boutique retained executive search firm with a core focus on recruiting HR, diversity, and general counsel executives for world-class clients. The firm has a distinctive focus in searching for dynamic and culturally appropriate human resources and diversity officers and building sustainable, contemporary human resources organizations.

Solutions
  • Board Services
  • Executive Search
Industries
  • Consumer
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare Services
  • Industrial
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Private Equity
  • Professional Services
  • Sports
  • Technology
Functions
  • Human Resources

News Briefings

Hanold Associates Fills Key Post for the NFL

With the National Football League kicking off its 100th season, Hanold Associates recently placed Corey Harrison as the new senior vice president of executive operations for the office of the commissioner, Roger Goodell. Mr. Harrison will report to the league’s chief operating officer, Maryann Turcke. Jason Hanold, CEO and co-managing partner of the search firm, led the

Achieving Work/Life Balance Sometimes Means Working Weekends

Even as some organizations ponder shorter official work weeks, more and more jobs are coming with the expectation, sometimes unspoken, that employees should be available at any time. Bosses may think they’re squeezing extra productivity out of their direct reports, but it’s that type of pressure that can depress employee engagement. In one recent survey

Hanold Associates Recruits CHRO for Domino’s Pizza

Executive recruiters continue to be in hot pursuit of chief human resource officers and other senior-level HR leaders across the nation. Recently, Hanold Associates placed Lisa V. Price as the executive vice president and CHRO of Domino’s Pizza. Jason Hanold, CEO and co-managing partner of the search firm, led the assignment. He was joined by partners Keri Gavin,

Hanold Associates Recruits Head of Diversity for Gucci

To meet the needs of an increasingly diverse society, many organizations have developed executive positions to guide their diversity agendas. Chief diversity officers have responsibility for guiding efforts to conceptualize, define, assess, nurture and cultivate diversity. Duties may include affirmative action and equal employment opportunity, or the constituent needs of minorities, women and other social

Press Releases

MORSCO Appoints New Chief HR Officer in Search Led by Hanold Associates

Evanston, IL, August 27, 2019 – MORSCO named Maruchy Cantu, of PepsiCo, as their Chief Human Resources Officer. Hanold Associates’ Keri Gavin and Sonia Nagra led the search for this Dallas-based role. Reporting directly to MORSCO’s CEO, Maruchy Cantu will lead all aspects of Human Resources for MORSCO, which has grown over the past 8 years from $500M to $1.8B

Teton Gravity Research Retains Hanold Associates for Chief Growth Officer and Chief Marketing Officer Searches

Evanston, IL, July 23, 2019 – Teton Gravity Research has retained Hanold Associates to lead their Chief Growth Officer and Chief Marketing Officer searches based in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Jason Hanold, Katrina Prospero and Sonia Nagra are leading the searches. Teton Gravity Research (TGR) is the preeminent media brand for adventure, lifestyle, travel, action and

Ferrero Retains Hanold Associates for Vice President International HR Search based in Luxembourg

Evanston, IL, July 11, 2019 – Ferrero has retained Hanold Associates for their Vice President, Human Resources International search based in Luxembourg. Neela Seenandan, Sonia Nagra and Sandra Peña will lead the search. Still owned by the same family that started the organization more than 70 years ago, Ferrero’s roots date back to the 1940s

Sport Clips Retains Hanold Associates for Chief Talent Officer Search

Evanston, IL, June 25, 2019 – Sport Clips has retained Hanold Associates for their Chief Talent Officer search. Neela Seenandan, Katrina Prospero and Jason Hanold lead the search for this Austin, TX area role. Sport Clips is the nation’s leading hair care provider to men and boys. In the early 1990s, founder Gordon Logan noticed that men tended to dislike

Aspen Dental Partners with Hanold Associates for Vice President HR Field Support Search

Evanston, IL, April 18, 2019 – Aspen Dental has partnered with Hanold Associates for their Vice President, Human Resources Field Support search. Katrina Prospero and Mayank Parikh are leading the search for this Chicago-based role. Aspen Dental, the nation’s largest Dental Support Organization, provides business support services including marketing, scheduling, financial and IT tasks to ensure that dentists can

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