Mitch Ornstein

Managing Director, Chicago

As Managing Director of Comhar Partners, Mitch has been dedicated to helping clients resolve their talent gaps since 2005. He is a functional expert in the CFO suite and started his career placing executives and key senior-level talent in interim and project based roles. Mitch’s clients have ranged from Fortune 100 companies to entrepreneurial organizations, with an emphasis on the middle market. Within Comhar Partners, he is an expert in our CFO functional practice and our consumer products, industrial and financial services practice groups.

Mitch has been responsible for hundreds of placements throughout his career. As a leading contributor to an Inc. 500 firm, he opened and led their Chicago expansion and successfully developed a team that grew into one of the leading firms in the market.  He then worked for one of the largest human capital firms in the world and ultimately opened his own search practice dedicated to Chief Financial Officers and their direct reports.

Prior to entering the recruiting profession, Mitch spent six years hiring and leading sales teams for a leading distributor of industrial products.  He began his career with Deloitte.

Mitch holds a B.A. in Accounting from the University of St. Thomas and a J.D. from Mitchell Hamline School of Law. He serves as a Board Trustee for North Lawndale College Prep.