Founded in 1973, and having completed more than 4,500 search assignments, the firm’s experience is deep, its reach is powerful, and its track record is extraordinary. At JDG Associates, its research-intensive process and personal approach have resulted in successful senior-level searches across a broad spectrum of industries and disciplines in the Washington, D.C. region and nationally. Its local and national clients include research and consulting organizations; Fortune 1000 corporations; federal, state and local government agencies as well as small, mid and large associations and professional societies. Moreover, as a GSA-approved small business, and minority roundtable member, the firm’s thriving public sector practice allows them to provide client agencies with a selection of diverse, highly-qualified senior-executives. JDG has built an outstanding reputation in serving federal government clients. The firm has successfully completed more than 200 Senior Executive Service (SES), Senior Level (SL), Senior Technical (ST) and GS15 searches for 45 federal agencies.
The firm knows that open and ongoing communication with clients before, during and after the process, allows them to build partnerships, deliver results, and become trusted advisors. It also allows them to be flexible in its approach and adapt if a client’s needs change during a search. They become an extension of clients. Its passion, commitment to customer service, and client-centric focus has fueled the firm’s success for nearly 50 years.
The search business is a people business. At JDG, they are passionate about what they do and understand how leadership drives success.
The are dedicated and knowledgeable and bring years of experience covering a wide variety of industries and disciplines. Its team prides itself on establishing long-standing partnerships with clients.
At JDG Associates, its research-intensive process and personal approach have resulted in successful senior-level searches across a broad spectrum of industries and disciplines in the Washington, D.C. region and nationally. Its local and national clients include research and consulting organizations; Fortune 1000 corporations; federal, state and local government agencies as well as small, mid and large associations and professional societies.
Rockville, MD-based executive search firm JDG Associates has been enlisted to find a chief human capital officer (CHCO) for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) the lead federal agency for development and humanitarian assistance around the world. Based in Washington, D.C., the chief human capital officer, a senior executive service position, serves as the director
Rockville, MD-based executive search firm JDG Associates has been retained by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) to assist in finding its director for human resources (the de facto chief human capital officer). As a member of the JPL executive council and reporting to the JPL director/vice president of Caltech, the director for human resources is an integral and trusted
Rockville, MD-based executive search firm JDG Associates has been enlisted to help find a chief financial officer for the Washington, D.C.-based Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB), which manages the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), a retirement plan available to federal employees and members of the armed services. FRTIB’s chief financial officer serves as an expert and
Rockville, MD-based executive search firm JDG Associates has placed Diane Swecker as the new executive director of the American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists Foundation (AARST). “Everyone on the committee is pleased that Ms. Swecker has accepted the offer and is going to help lead the association into the future,” said Peter Hendrick, former CEO
As JDG Associates celebrates their 50th year in business, they reflect on everything that got them to this point. JDG Associates has been rooted in Montgomery County, Maryland since 1973. JDG Associates wants to thank everyone who has contributed to the firm’s success and every client that trusted them with their executive search needs. JDG
March 24, 2023 JDG Associates, executive search consultants, has been retained by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) to assist in finding its Director for Human Resources (the de facto Chief Human Capital Officer). Managed by the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), JPL is NASA’s only federally funded research and development center. As a member of the JPL
(September 7, 2022) JDG Associates, Executive Search Consultants, has been retained by the Library of Congress to assist in finding candidates for its Director of IT Service Operations (ITSO). The Director of ITSO will work with Library executive leadership, the Office of the CIO, and stakeholders from all Service Units to collaboratively define the goals, timeline, and constraints
(September 6, 2022) JDG Associates, Executive Search Consultants, has been retained by NOAA’s National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) to assist in identifying its Senior Scientist for Space Weather (SSSW). Serving as the principal scientific authority and the lead scientist focused on applied research in the field of space weather, the SSSW provides the principal
(September 1, 2022) Latonia Craig, Ed.D., an educator, scholar and most recently Assistant Dean for Inclusive Excellence at Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named the American Veterinary Medical Association’s first Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer. As Chief DEI Officer, Dr. Craig will be a member of the AVMA’s senior leadership team.