May 16, 2014 – TalentRISE, a Chicago-based recruiting firm, has appointed Brad Newpoff as a partner. Mr. Newpoff will be responsible for leading and delivering the full suite of the talentRISE solutions while maintaining a deep focus in executive search. He's been an executive search consultant to the healthcare, life sciences, laboratory services, financial services, insurance, technology and private equity industries and has conducted searches for hundreds of C-suite and senior level executives. Mr. Newpoff was previously executive vice president with DHR International and formerly the founder and president of BeechTree Partners LLC, an international boutique executive search firm specializing in the healthcare, technology, financial services, not-for-profit and higher education industries. “My partners, Julie Melvin and Jim O’Malley, and I are very excited to have someone with Brad’s experience and credentials join our firm,” said Carl Kutsmode, managing partner. “Brad’s hiring broadens and deepens our capabilities as we experience unprecedented growth. We are delighted to have him join our leadership team.” As management consultants with expertise in talent acquisition, talentRISE helps clients address their recruiting challenges by optimizing internal corporate recruiting capabilities and delivering customized on-demand or retained executive search services.