Hayden Tewell joined the firm in 1997 and has become one of the leading executive search professionals in the fields of Plastics, Packaging and Specialty Materials. Hayden also leads search engagements across multiple areas of specialty manufacturing for leading Private Equity investors and public corporations. He routinely consults with current and prospective investors in his areas of expertise related to acquisition due diligence and industry trends.
A partner since 2009, Hayden leads and manages one of the largest practice groups within the firm. He is based in the firm’s headquarters but also shares responsibility for the growing Chicago office. He serves on the Management Committee and Talent Development Committee.
Before joining JM Search, Hayden built and managed the Northeast region for a specialty contract staffing business until its acquisition by a Top 5 global staffing firm. He began his career as an attorney in the field of environmental and public utilities regulation.
Hayden earned a BA in Economics from The University of the South (Sewanee) and a JD from The University of Georgia School of Law. He and his family reside outside of Philadelphia where he is active in a variety of civic, charitable and faith-based organizations.