JM Search is a premier retained executive search firm and trusted advisor to CEOs, investors and boards of directors in recruiting, assessing and delivering high performance leaders and transformational leadership teams.
JM Search clients include private equity firms and portfolio companies, venture capital-backed businesses, and publicly held companies across North America. Founded in 1980, the JM Search team brings together former operating and financial executives, investors and experienced search professionals with deep industry specialization, functional expertise and proven access to talent spanning multiple industry sectors.
With national reach and local market depth, the firm’s partner-led approach enables JM Search to deliver exceptional leaders who enhance organizational performance and drive shareholder value.
Our commitment to these principles, combined with our collective experience, distinct market expertise, and executive networks across industries, enables us to deliver the best possible outcome to every client, on each search.
We make sure that each client receives our complete focus and effort by limiting the number of searches any consultant conducts at a time. Our selectivity guarantees that each search is executed with quality, urgency, and unyielding focus, while assuring that we are free from the extensive “off-limits” restrictions that prevent large search firms from recruiting a substantial number of elite executives. Our ability to bring the best, most qualified candidates to the table for any search, regardless of position, industry or location, is unrivaled.
Change can come quickly, as we have seen in 2022. Since the start of the year, the global economy has been buffeted by international conflict, supply chain shortages, mixed economic numbers, and frenetic turnover in the labor market. The C-suite has not only been expected to mitigate material risk during all this uncertainty but also
If you’re a chief executive officer or a hiring manager today, finding a way to attract talent is top of mind. Since the onset of The Great Resignation, how to attract top talent has been a key focal point for leaders and recruitment teams—especially when it comes to executive search, according to a new report from JM Search. This candidate-driven
JM Search, a senior-level talent provider serving private equity investors, portfolio companies, and Fortune 1000s, recently placed Christopher Clark as the new CTO of Black Rifle Coffee Company (BRCC) in Salt Lake City, UT. Partner and co-IT executive practice leader Ben Millrood led the assignment along with partner Jamey Cummings. “Chris’s tremendous breadth of technology and supply chain experience
The intense competition for executive talent has exploited another facet of the executive hiring process – the treacherous time period between offer and start date. While losing a candidate to a last-minute competing offer was not previously unheard of, the frequency and aggressiveness of incidents happening today requires CEOs, boards, and hiring teams to respond
Doug Bower & Jamey Cummings | September 14, 2022 The movement of raw materials and physical goods from Point A to Point B still faces regular disruption, even two-plus-years removed from the start of COVID. S&P Global suggests the slow recovery is a product of uncorrected shocks to crucial economic systems, as well as geopolitical conflicts and growing pangs in the
Andrew Henry | September 8, 2022 In today’s candidate-driven, highly competitive talent market, an effective launch process is critical to a successful executive hire. Alignment at the onset between the company (client) and search partner is critical. Key deliverables, including a well drafted position specification that clearly captures key functions of the role and attributes of
David Speicher | September 7, 2022 The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 was a watershed moment for credit unions. The overreach of banks had been exposed, and the EESA set regulation in place to prevent it from ever happening again. In the wake of this period, credit unions became more attractive to consumers by comparison and began growing
Sanja Sama | September 1, 2022 The Right Go-to-Market Perspective Provides a Winning Framework for CRO Searches Conducting your sales executive search in the traditional way will yield traditional results. Yes, you’ll likely find someone who has the experience of “managing a (potentially) great sales team,” but you’ll likely miss out on the person more aligned
John Marshall | August 30, 2022 A lot can change in six months. Since the start of 2022, the global economy has been buffeted by international conflict, supply chain shortages, mixed economic numbers, and frenetic turnover in the labor market. The C-Suite has not only been expected to mitigate material risk during all this uncertainty but
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