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ABOUT STRANBERG

Family Owned & Dedicated for 30+ Years

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Stranberg Resource Group is a 2nd generation family-owned executive search and leadership consulting firm. We work as your business partner — supporting your business’s leadership and recruitment efforts where and when you need it.

OUR HISTORY

A Family Committed to Your Business

In 1989, Jim Stranberg founded our firm with a clear focus on value-driven executive search and top-tier service. This approach emphasized personalized attention and limited the number of simultaneous searches to ensure quality placements.

Kate Stranberg joined the firm in 2010, bringing a decade of experience in management consulting. Bill Stranberg followed in 2013, after six years working in Asia, further strengthening our team. With their involvement, our firm transitioned from a singular entrepreneurial project to a multigenerational business.

This transition also marked a strategic shift towards specializing in family-owned and founder-led businesses.

Today, Stranberg is the leading firm in executive search and leadership consulting for family owned and founder led businesses. We focus on researching and addressing the unique challenges and opportunities these businesses face. Our dedication is mirrored in our tailored services, ensuring each client receives exceptional value and expertise in our engagements.

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Our promise to you, our client, is that we will be fully with you throughout the search – until you have the results you require.

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OUR VALUES

Experience Driven from Start to Finish

At our core, we believe that your success is our success. That’s why every one of our values is centered around providing you with the services needed to accomplish your goals.

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People First

Cherish genuine human connections and prioritize people in all we do.

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Stewardship

Advise with selfless mindset and provide thoughtful recommendations.

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Straight Talk

Promote honesty in our work, fostering informed decisions and great outcomes.

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Win – Win

Develop milestones that ensure that our success is dependent on yours.

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Accountability

Empower responsibility in our people, our clients, and their businesses.

Meet Our Dedicated Team

Learn about our founder and partners.

Bill Stranberg
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Bill Stranberg 

MANAGING PARTNER

Bill, an SRG Partner, brings extensive cross-industry executive search experience, specializing in sales, marketing, general management, and operations. With a China stint of seven years, he offers unique global insights and Mandarin fluency. Proficient in seamless multicultural recruitment and adept at relationship-building, Bill holds a University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Bachelor’s degree and enjoys tennis and woodworking.

Kate Stranberg

Kate Stranberg 

PARTNER

Kate, an SRG Partner, boasts a decade+ leading executive search and recruitment, specializing in supply chain, sourcing, transportation, engineering, and operations. She’s adept in CEO successions, senior roles, and family businesses across sectors like retail, manufacturing, and hospitality. With global experience, Kate champions women in supply chain leadership, aids generational transitions, and holds a business degree from Indiana University.

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Jim Stranberg
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Jim Stranberg 

FOUNDER & EMERITUS PARTNER

Jim, Founder and Managing Partner of SRG, brings 30+ years’ executive search and consulting expertise across industries, specializing in manufacturing. He’s placed executives from Presidents to VPs in diverse functions. With client-centric strategies, transparent communication, and a rich background including Callan Associates and Coopers & Lybrand, Jim ensures impactful results.

Rich Folts

STRATEGIC PARTNER

Rich, with 35 years in executive search specializing in C-suite recruitment, particularly CEOs and their teams. Rich has expertise in supporting family-owned businesses in transition in West Michigan and the Upper Midwest. He has a strong network with board members, consultants, and attorneys, focusing on succession and leadership transition planning. Most of his assignments come from this network, thanks to his reputation as a trusted advisor. His previous roles include positions at Battaglia Winston, A.T. Kearney, and Coopers & Lybrand's (PWC) executive search practice.

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GET IN TOUCH

Speak with Our Team

Have a question or want to learn more? Get in touch with our team to learn more about our services and how we can help you meet your goals.

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