Our relationship with American Industrial Partners goes back more than a decade. In 2015 AIP asked us to build an exclusive Talent Acquisition team inside their firm. Our goals were to improve retention, reduce recruiting costs, and increase the quality of talent available at their Portfolio Companies.
Jim is a veteran manufacturing executive recruiter whose hiring and experience ranges from Global Fortune 500 to mid-market private equity. Jim has 25 years recruitment experience in Public, Private, and Private Equity Companies. Jim has placed 650+ lean savvy manufacturing executives on four continents. Jim’s passion is rebuilding and transforming U.S. manufacturing companies.Jim is an avid fly fisherman and has recently enjoyed trips on the San Juan River in New Mexico, Boulder, Colorado and Nova Scotia. Everyone in the office has enjoyed many interesting stories of growing up in Detroit (let’s just say there are some strange clowns involved). Jim enjoys spending his Sunday’s being either delighted or tormented by the Carolina Panthers but remembers much too well being a Detroit Lions fan. Voted most likely to be banned from the “Remembering Detroit” fan page.
Experienced managing partner of manufacturing executive recruiting firm. Specializing in passive candidates for US-based global industrial manufacturing businesses. Skilled in Career Development, Operations Management, Sales, Executive Search, and Lean Management. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) focused on Journalism from Ball State University.Kristi is a way more than avid Dave Matthews Band fan. She is quickly approaching her 80th show in 2019. She also enjoys watching NASCAR while she stamps greeting cards in her craft room. She enjoys vacations anywhere warm that she can take her three Westies. Voted most likely to get caught swearing on TV during a sporting event.
Jenny – Operations and Data Manager – responsible for data integrity, metrics, reporting, and supporting competitive intelligence and research. Coordinates between recruiters and clients and assists with branding and social media. Jenny holds a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC.Jenny and her husband have a son and daughter (both adorable) and a brand-new red bone coon hound puppy named Molly. Jenny could single-handedly run the entire operation if we’d let her. She keeps all of our search info in her head and can answer any question about a search like a contestant on Jeopardy. Voted most likely to answer a work email at 3 am.
Morgan is specializing in finance and operations. He is our expert in finance and IT searches. Morgan is an experienced account manager and enjoys interacting with clients and visiting plants whenever possible. Morgan holds a BS in Business Administration from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC.Morgan has a wife and two daughters, and a new little girl on the way. He enjoys spending his weekends fly fishing, grilling meat and doing DIY. Most in the office believe that he put himself through college as a catalog model. Morgan is oddly familiar with the local deli’s revolving hot carve menu. Voted most likely to build an entire house with his father in law.
With Industrial Manufacturing Leaders you can be certain that you will be adding a talented, qualified, and professional individual to your team through our superior recruitment process.
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