About Us

The McCormick Group, Inc. is a national executive search consulting firm and the largest independent executive search firm in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Since 1974, they have delivered highly-qualified candidates to fill their clients’ needs for strategic hires from mid-management to the executive suite across all functional disciplines. Clients rely on them as partners to fill their critical needs for talent at all levels. As a result, over 70% of their engagements come from prior and continuing clients.

The McCormick Group offers clients a full range of human capital services: retained and contingent executive searches for executive/manager positions; human resources strategic planning and consulting; compensation studies and surveys; management succession consulting and restructuring; and outplacement consulting. These services are designed to provide maximum flexibility in the development of relationships, pricing, and customized service offerings for clients.

ACHIEVEMENTS

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We partner with organizations to understand and define their vision of what a new hire must accomplish to be successful. We take a comprehensive approach to source, find, and evaluate talent. Finally, we execute the job offer, negotiation, and acceptance.

We connect with candidates to discover their motivations for a career change. We learn what their expertise and abilities are and how it may solve our client’s needs. We prep for interview, provide feedback, and ease steps during offer and acceptance.

We facilitate the entire hiring process for both sides. The best outcomes occur when the fit is right for both the employer and employee.

Solutions And Expertise

Solutions
  • Board Services
  • Executive Search
  • Mgmt. Consulting
  • Onboarding
  • Recruitment Research
  • Succession Planning
Industries
Functions
  • CEO/President
  • Development
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Research & Develop.

News Briefings

Economy Adds 850,00 Jobs as Recovery Continues

Employment rose by 850,000 in June as the U.S. unemployment rate now stands at 5.9 percent, according to the most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report released this morning. Notable job gains occurred in leisure and hospitality, public and private education, professional and business services, retail trade, and other services. “It is promising to see the

The McCormick Group Recruits SVP of Government Affairs at Global Medical Response 

The public sector is in the midst of major transformation. It faces an array of challenges that range from shifting public expectations to budgetary pressures and a growing demand for operational efficiency. To successfully navigate these issues, government organizations need leaders who are focused, tenacious and adaptable, with the capacity to deal with significant scale,

The McCormick Group Assists Pacific Science & Engineering Group with CEO Search

The public sector is in the midst of major transformation. It faces an array of challenges that range from shifting public expectations to budgetary pressures and a growing demand for operational efficiency. To successfully navigate these issues, government organizations need leaders who are focused, tenacious and adaptable, with the capacity to deal with significant scale,

How CEOs Can Best Prepare to Leave the Top Post

The privileged position of a chief executive officer (CEO) brings many benefits and rewards. But it can also be isolating and intensely demanding. Research conducted by Heidrick & Struggles found that only 13 in every 1,000 CEOs of publicly listed companies move on to a comparable position. So where do they go — and how

Press Releases

Lyles Carr Honored by Leadership Greater Washington

(June 1, 2021) TMG Senior Vice President Lyles Carr will be honored by Leadership Greater Washington as the Leader of the Years at the 2021 Celebration of Leaders on October 12. A member of the inaugural 1987 class, Carr is being recognized for his 35 years of service to Leadership Greater Washington and the broader

D.C. Lateral Market Report: Lateral Moves Remain Steady, But No Groups Moved in April

(June 1, 2021) This is the latest update on lateral partner and counsel moves in the Washington, D.C. area. The data included in these reports is primarily derived from Firm Prospects LLC. For more details and analysis, please contact TMG’s Steve Nelson (snelson@tmg-dc.com) or Dave Ris (dris@tmg-dc.com). Lateral movement dipped slightly in April, as 64

TMG Remembers Our Friend and Client, Milt Peterson

(May 27, 2021) This article was written and published in the Washington Business Journal by Tristan Navera  –  Staff Reporter. We at The McCormick Group send our sincerest condolences to the loved ones of Milt Peterson. David Iannucci still remembers looking up at Milt Peterson, standing on a strip of dirt in front of a large crowd, telling people

Lyles Carr Honored by Leadership Greater Washington

TMG Senior Vice President Lyles Carr will be honored by Leadership Greater Washington as the Leader of the Years at the 2021 Celebra on of Leaders on October 12. A member of the inaugural 1987 class, Carr is being recognized for his 35 years of service to Leadership Greater Washington and the broader Washington regional

The McCormick Group Hosts COO/CFO/C-Level Roundtable on Feb. 5

(Jan. 28, 2021) The McCormick Group is proud to be a sponsor of the 5th Annual COO/CFO/C-Level Roundtable, to be held in “virtual” Zoom format on February 5, from 9am to Noon EST. The Conference, organized by Sandpiper Partners LLC, will be the only briefing that approaches the state of the legal market from the

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