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.

Our clients include the National Football League, Domino’s Pizza, Under Armour, Patagonia, Gucci, The New York Times, Tom Brady’s TB12, Kohler, REI, Live Nation Entertainment, Dick’s Sporting Goods, McDonald’s, Major League Baseball, Kellogg, Apollo, Blackstone, TPG, L Catterton, Northwestern University, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Electronic Arts, Fiat-Chrysler, SC Johnson, eBay, Moderna, Hillrom, Great Place To Work, Fossil, Vail Resorts, AbbVie, Carnival Corp., Biogen, Allstate, Bridgestone, Wikimedia, ClubCorp, Nike, Zoom, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and Ford Motor Company, 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 HR & Diversity Executive Search is a boutique, retained executive search firm with a core focus on recruiting Human Resources and Diversity executives for world-class clients. Our global firm has a distinctive focus on identifying and assessing dynamic and culturally appropriate leaders and building sustainable contemporary organizations.

We focus on blending the science of retained executive search with the art of understanding the important nuances of getting culture fit right when introducing candidates to client 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 Recruits Chief People and Culture Officer for The Big Ten

Chicago-based Hanold Associates HR & Diversity Executive Search has placed Omar Brown as chief people and culture officer for the Big Ten Conference, the nation’s oldest Division I collegiate athletic conference. Jason Hanold, Lisa Butkus and Mayank Parikh led the assignment. “Commissioner Kevin Warren is an exceptional leader who is bringing business sophistication to a 125-year-old conference powerhouse,” said Mr. Hanold.

Hanold Associates Recruits Global Head of People Experience for Zoom

Chicago-based Hanold Associates HR & Diversity Executive Search has assisted in the placement of Kim Blue Terrell as global head of people experience partners at Zoom. Mayank Parikh, Keri Gavin, Ashley Schiele and Jason Hanold led the assignment. “Zoom has become the ubiquitous solution to allow us to safely attend class, go to work, meet our friends and

Big Ten Conference Retains Hanold Associates to Find Chief People & Culture Officer

Chicago-based Hanold Associates HR & Diversity Executive Search has been enlisted to recruit a chief people and culture officer for the Big Ten Conference. The firm also recently placed the chief talent officer for Ford Motor Co. “Kevin Warren (commissioner of the Big Ten) is a true leader in that he is so authentic, humble and willing

Hanold Associates Tapped by TB12 to Recruit New Board Directors

Chicago-based Hanold Associates HR & Diversity Executive Search has been enlisted to recruit two board members for TB12, the fitness and wellness organization co-founded by NFL quarterback Tom Brady. The assignment is being led by Jason Hanold, CEO and co-managing partner of the search firm. “TB12 is a mission-driven, complex, rapidly scaling business, that co-founders Tom

Press Releases

Safelite Group appoints Vice President of Talent from Search Led by Hanold Associates

Evanston, IL, Nov. 12, 2019 – Safelite Group appoints Julie Morey as Vice President of Talent based in Columbus, Ohio. Hanold Associates’ Ashley Schiele and Mayank Parikh led the search. Julie Morey comes to Safelite from Victoria’s Secret, where she was the Associate Vice President of Human Resources. Reporting to the Executive Vice President of People and Leadership (CHRO) at Safelite Group,

Hanold Associates Appoints Chief People Officer for ClubCorp

Evanston, IL, Oct. 1, 2019 – ClubCorp has appointed April Scopa as their Chief People Officer, based in Dallas. Hanold Associates’ Keri Gavin and Jason Hanold led the search. April Scopa joins ClubCorp from Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group where she was the Executive Vice President and Chief People officer. At ClubCorp, leading a team of more than 15 people,

PE-Backed IRI Retains Hanold Associates for SVP, Global Talent Search

Evanston, IL, September 24, 2019 – PE-backed IRI has retained Hanold Associates for their Senior Vice President, Global Talent search, based in Chicago. Neela Seenandan, Mayank Parikh and Sonia Nagra are leading the search. Information Resources Inc (IRI) got its start as a big data company decades before the term existed. Founded in 1979 by John Malec and Gerald Eskin, the

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

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