McCormick Group


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.



McCormick Group recruited Michelle Schlafer COO REMADE

The McCormick Group Finds COO for REMADE

Arlington, VA-headquartered executive search firm The McCormick Group has recruited Michelle Schlafer as chief operating officer of the Reducing Embodied-energy and Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) Institute. Principal Tim Ward led the assignment. Ms. Schlafer has worked in a variety of leadership positions for Xerox Corp. over the past 24 years. Most recently, she served as a global program manager,

McCormick Group Taps Technology Leader for Juniper Federal

Executive search firm The McCormick Group has recruited David Mihelcic as chief technology and strategy officer at Juniper Federal. Principal Tim Ward led the assignment. In his new role, Mr. Mihelcic will drive technological innovation and new product development for the company’s federal customers and across the entire organization. He will also provide counsel on infrastructure modernization programs that

McCormick Group Lands Executive Director for DirectWomen

The McCormick Group has recruited Christina M. Knowles as executive director of DirectWomen. Ms. Knowles, a leading voice on issues affecting women, has a decade of experience in non-profit and government management. Prior to joining DirectWomen, she served as the inaugural executive director for the Boston Women’s Workforce Council. She has also held a variety of other leadership


TMG Places Leading Immigration Law Partner with Quarles & Brady

ARLINGTON, VA, September 8, 2016 — The McCormick Group is pleased to have assisted in the placement of Peter F. Asaad as Partner with Quarles & Brady LLP. Peter F. Asaad focuses on representing corporate clients and individuals on all business-related and employment-based visa matters. He represents U.S. companies and multinational corporations in helping manage their employees’ employment

TMG Places Senior Government Relations Director with Arent Fox

ARLINGTON, VA, July 22, 2016 — The McCormick Group is pleased to have assisted in the placement of Sonja L. Nesbit as Senior Government Relations Director with Arent Fox LLP. Sonja L. Nesbit joins the firm from the Department of Health and Human Services, where she served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Legislation for Human Services.

TMG Places Group VP with Social & Scientific Systems

ARLINGTON, VA, July 8, 2016 — The McCormick Group is pleased to have assisted in the placement of Dr. Paul Gorrell as Vice President of the Health Policy and Data Analysis Group with Social & Scientific Systems. Dr. Paul Gorrell is the former Vice President of IMPAQ International’s Health Division and the director of Quality Assurance,

McCormick Group Principal Attends The United State of Women Summit

ARLINGTON, VA, July 5, 2016 — Legal Recruiting Principal Andi Cullins recently attended the first summit on The United State of Women, which was held on June 14th, 2016 and hosted high-profile speakers such as President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Warren Buffett, and Oprah. The summit focused on key gender equality issues in six pillar

TMG Places Chief Administrative Officer with the Postal Regulatory Commission

ARLINGTON, VA, October 5, 2015 — The McCormick Group is pleased to have assisted in the placement of Stacy L. Ruble as Secretary and Chief Administrative Officer of the Postal Regulatory Commission. Stacy L. Ruble is the former Director of Field Support Activity for U.S. Navy Headquarters, where he served as Comptroller for the Chief Naval Officer. His responsibilities