About Us

Founded in 1985, Slayton Search Partners is a premier retained executive search firm dedicated to recruiting top executive talent to client companies throughout the globe. We know how important it is to find a partner who can understand your needs, recruit best-in-class talent, and counsel you toward a successful conclusion of the search process.

Built on strong principles of knowledge, integrity, communication and quality, we’ve evolved alongside an ever shifting business landscape, gaining insight and expertise while crafting a better search alternative.

Our way of Limit-Less® thinking and acting has made us one of the fastest-growing executive search firms in North America, building a distinguished roster of clients and attracting more of the top candidates sought after by top firms and organizations

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Our approach begins with the right people — people who consistently go beyond the acceptable to the exceptional.

Each executive search leader is a real expert in select, carefully chosen areas of practice expertise. We’re a team of ‘the best of the best’ —  people who know what it takes to carry out effective searches efficiently, professionally and effectively.

Solutions And Expertise

Attracting senior management talent in any industry can be challenging. Slayton’s exceptional consultants invest countless time and energy to build industry domain expertise and relationships with leaders in these verticals.

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  • Assessment
  • Data Analy./Mrkt. Intell.
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Leadership Develop.
  • Onboarding
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News Briefings

How Long Will the War for Talent Continue?

You’ve heard the buzzwords by now. All it takes is one scroll through LinkedIn  to become quickly acquainted with terms like “The Great Resignation” and “candidate-driven markets.” A small cadre of job seekers among the top percentile of talent are able to write their own ticket, picking and choosing where they land, according to Richard Slayton,

Delving Deeper into the Great Resignation

By now, the term “Great Resignation” has reached cliché status, providing us with a caricatured vision of a great exodus of workers, boxed possessions in hand as they leave the building once and for all. But the sore truth is that millions of employees continue to re-evaluate their careers and seek new opportunities, leaving employers

Slayton Search Partners Expands Senior Staff

Chicago-based Slayton Search Partners has expanded with the addition of Kevin Strohl as vice president and principal. He will be focused on supporting the search firm within the finance function, building client relationships, and recruiting key finance professionals. “We’re confident that Kevin’s experience and expertise will reinforce Slayton’s commitment to the client experience,” said Richard Slayton,

The Judge Group Acquires Slayton Search Partners

Professional services firm The Judge Group has acquired Chicago-based Slayton Search Partners. The Judge Group is a provider of consulting, learning and talent services with over 50 years of experience. The acquisition of Slayton Search Partners brings a retained executive search capabilities to Judge’s broad portfolio, the company said. “The acquisition of Slayton combines two

Press Releases

Slayton Search Partners Hires Kevin Strohl as Vice President & Principal

(March 2022) Slayton Search Partners, a globally respected leader in retained executive search, is delighted to announce that Kevin Strohl has been hired into the role of Vice President & Principal. He will be focused on supporting Slayton partners within the Finance function, building client relationships and recruiting key finance professionals. “I am excited to

Slayton Search Partners Promotes Marisa Jungels to Vice President & Principal

(Feb. 2022) Slayton Search Partners, a globally respected leader in retained executive search, is excited to announce that Marisa Jungels has been promoted to the position of Vice President & Principal. She will be focused on supporting Slayton partners with engagements in the HR practice, while also developing and expanding her own client relationships. “I’m

Slayton Search Partners Promotes Molly Hull to Executive Vice President

(Dec. 2021) Slayton Search Partners, a globally respected leader in retained executive search, is excited to announce that Molly Hull has been promoted to the position of Executive Vice President. She will continue to maintain her outstanding client relationships while expanding her reach and impact with leaders who specialize primarily in consumer and industrial industries.

John Ratliff Joins Slayton Search Partners as Vice President and Principal

Slayton Search Partners, a globally respected leader in retained executive search, is delighted to announce that John Ratliff has joined the company as Vice President and Principal. John will be focused on supporting Slayton partners with engagements in the industrial and consumer sectors, while also developing and expanding his own client relationships. John joins Slayton