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TillmanPartners is a senior level executive search and advisory firm with a broad range of clients from private investors to large, global corporations. Headquartered in Chicago, IL, TillmanPartners serves companies throughout the U.S. while accessing talent globally and focusing on the recruitment of CEOs, CFOs and CIOs.

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Rob is the President & CEO of TillmanPartners and a successful executive recruiter and certified executive coach having worked with Russell Reynolds Associates and Korn Ferry and led TillmanCarlson and Crist Partners.

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Evolv Technologies Turns to TillmanPartners to Find CFO

Backed by an impressive group of investors including Bill Gates, Evolv Technologies, a technology start-up addressing the active shooter threat, has retained TillmanPartners to find a CFO. “When I launched TillmanPartners this year, I set out to serve an exclusive group of clients and assist CEOs and investors to achieve breakthrough performance,” said Rob Tillman,

TillmanPartners Recruits CIO for American Woodmark

Scottsdale, AZ-based search firm TillmanPartners has recruited Bill Waszak as chief information officer for NASDAQ-traded American Woodmark in Winchester, VA. “American Woodmark is a well-established industry leader with a strong company culture and a commitment to invest in technology and drive continued innovation in the business,” said Rob Tillman, CEO, who handled the search. “Bill

TillmanCarlson Finds Chief Digital and Information Officer for Hunt Consolidated

Executive search firm TillmanCarlson has placed Diane Schwarz as chief digital and information officer for Hunt Consolidated in Dallas. “Hunt Consolidated is one of the leading private companies in the country, with a strong company culture and established operations around the world,” said TillmanCarlson’s founder, Rob Tillman. “Diane brings a deep background in driving change, building outstanding teams

The Rise of Counteroffers in Executive Search

The last thing any company official wants to hear is that one of their key executive leaders is resigning in favor of a better career opportunity. If the company is unprepared, making a counteroffer might seem like the only way to keep that executive and the best way to address the woes of a highly