TurningPoint Executive Search Fills Marketing Position for Jones Lake Management

April 12, 2024 – TurningPoint Executive Search has placed Shara Evans as the director of marketing at Jones Lake Management. “Shara will take Jones Lake Management to new heights,” said Melanie Strauss, the TurningPoint Executive Search partner who led the search. “This is a very niche market with a limited candidate pool of professionals who possess the knowledge and business acumen to meet our client’s needs. However, Shara shined from day one. Not only was she extremely professional and responsive, but she was also a great fit culturally.”

Ms. Evans brings with her a deep understanding of marketing and communications. She has developed integrated campaigns and strategic communications throughout her career. Ms. Evan most recently served as a regional marketing director with TurnPoint Services. Before that, she was a marketing manager with Arlinghaus Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning. Ms. Evan also held marketing positions with 2J Supply Company, CareSource, Fayette County Memorial Hospital, National Bank & Trust Company, R3 Safety, and The Wendt Group.

TurningPoint has placed mid- and senior-level across 4-quadrants, including sales/customer experience, marketing/product, operations/HR/finance, and C-suite leadership. “The TurningPoint team is proud to have played a key role in identifying and placing a leader of Shara’s caliber,” the firm said. “This successful collaboration with Jones Lake Management and Fort Point Capital reflects TurningPoint’s dedication to being a true partner to the hundreds of middle-market companies they’ve supported since their founding nearly 20 years ago.”

Jones Lake Management is a third-generation lake management company that has made Lake Cumberland one of the most productive freshwater lakes for striped bass in the world. Its successful lake management and fish production practices have catapulted them into being one of the fastest-growing aquatic science and maintenance companies in the United States.

Serving Clients Since 2007

TurningPoint is an executive recruiting resource for sales, marketing, operations, and executive leadership professionals across the U.S. The firm launched in 2007 in San Diego, CA. Its team offers experience in recruiting, human resources, sales, marketing, training, and management. TurningPoint serves privately held, venture-backed start-ups, private equity-owned early-stage, and mature, family-owned businesses. 

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Mr. Schmitt has been a recruiter for close to 25 years. His team at TurningPoint have placed nearly 400 of the nation’s leading sales, marketing, operations, and C-suite professionals, partnering with national clients across numerous industries such as tech, software, transportation, manufacturing, distribution, consumer products, professional and financial services, healthcare, life sciences, and hospitality.

With more than 20 years of experience working with upper management within international corporations, spanning CPG, industrial manufacturing, automotive, medical, and technology, Ms. Strauss brings deep business acumen to each search she conducts.

Recent Search

TurningPoint recently assisted in the recruitment of Mark Myers as chief operating officer of NASDAQ-traded Beam Global in San Diego, CA. Mr. Myers brings a wealth of experience and leadership to Beam Global. He is known for his track record in strategic operations and a proven ability to drive operational excellence. Mr. Myers most recently served as senior director of operations for BILSTEIN. “We are very proud of our partnership with Beam Global as they continue to expand their executive leadership team,” said Mr. Schmitt. “Their focus on innovation within the EV market across the globe allowed us to attract the best and the brightest operational talent to drive their expansion in 2024 and beyond.”

“I have no doubt Mark will thrive at Beam,” said Ms. Strauss. “His expertise as an operational leader made him an exceptional candidate for the role. He brings both experience and innovation to Beam. His acumen will help drive their mission and success. He will play a pivotal role in advancing Beam Global’s mission to revolutionize clean mobility and energy solutions.”

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Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Executive Editor; Lily Fauver, Senior Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media


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