About Us: Executives
Founder & Managing Partner
Jim is the Founder and Managing Partner of SRG. He has over 30 years executive search and management consulting experience and has successfully led projects for companies ranging in size from start-up to Fortune 100. Jim built SRG around fundamental beliefs: listening carefully to clients; developing search strategies that align which each client’s specific requirements; focusing on engagement through clear communications with both client and candidates; and using a one-to-one personal style to ensure that expectations are met and results are achieved.
His experience is cross-industry, with a primary focus in manufacturing: durable and non-durable, industrial products, consumer products, distributors, systems integrators and professional service providers. He has successfully placed hundreds of executives including: Presidents; General Managers; and Vice Presidents of Sales & Marketing, Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply-Chain & Logistics, Finance & Accounting, and HR.
His career includes 21 years as managing partner, five years as a partner with Callan Associates, five years executive search and management consulting experience with Coopers & Lybrand and Arthur Young. Prior to executive search, he gained experience in sales and human resource management.
A native of Illinois, Jim and his family reside in Libertyville, IL. He has a BA from the University of Illinois – Urbana. Jim is a canoe and bike enthusiast and enjoys a nice bike ride or paddle in his free time.