November 24, 2009 – Chicago-based executive search firm Slayton Search Partners has added Jay D’Aprile to its Chicago office as a senior vice president. Mr. D’Aprile specializes in partnering with his clients’ senior management teams to create and execute nationwide executive search strategies with the goal of attracting, recruiting and placing executive talent. Throughout his career he has successfully placed critical C-suite positions across multiple industries and has also executed a variety of executive-level assignments in the areas of underwriting, claims, accounting, business development, legal, network operations and senior administration. Prior to joining Slayton, Mr. D’Aprile was a consultant at Jacobson Executive Search. "We are very excited to add Jay to our team. His deep experience and enthusiasm for the industry fits precisely with our culture," said Rick Slayton, managing partner and CEO. "In a time when many search firms are still cutting back, we are thrilled to expand our team and continue offering our clients the best possible solutions." Slayton Search Partners was founded in 1985 and recruits senior-level management for the following industries: associations & not-for-profits, consumer & retail, financial services, industrial, legal & professional services and technology.