March 3, 2014 – Executive search firm Hanold Associates has added Lauren Drake as a partner. Based in the Washington, D.C. area, Ms. Drake will focus on HR executive search assignments for senior level professional services and HR roles across a broad spectrum of industries. She most recently worked with McKinsey & Company as the global head of experienced hire recruiting and professional development. In that capacity, she oversaw experienced professional talent acquisition on a global basis and managed a team of 30 recruiting staff and contractors around the world. Headquartered in Chicago, Hanold Associates specializes in assignments for human resources, talent acquisition, workforce analytics, labor relations, total rewards, talent management officers and HR succession projects.