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Principal, Executive Search

With an impressive career in executive recruiting spanning over a decade, Jim May has established himself as a trusted advisor and go-to resource for top-tier organizations seeking exceptional leadership talent. As an advocate for human resources and organizational success, Jim brings a unique blend of expertise in talent acquisition, strategic consulting, and leadership development to every search he undertakes. Jim has also worked in numerous talent acquisition roles earlier in his career. He holds a Bachelor of Advertisement degree with a Specialization in Communication Sales from Michigan State University.

During his time at Frederickson Partners as Principal Executive Search Consultant, Jim has worked on searches with U.S. and global-based companies in a wide range of industries including lululemon, Grail, Quantcast, Bluberi Gaming, Kyverna Therapeutics, Synaptics, Sirona Medical, Datavant, Clover Health and Academy of Art University.

Jim holds a bachelors degree in Advertisement with a specialization in Communication Sales from Michigan State University and is a certified Professional Resume Writer. He currently lives in the Cleveland area with his wife Kaitlyn, son Hudson and dog Winnie. Outside of work, you will find Jim hiking in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park with his family or spending a day out on the golf course.

Frederickson Partners, a Gallagher company is a market leader in retained executive search since 1995. As one of the top-rated HR executive search and C-suite recruiting firms, we have expertise in placing Chief People Officers, Chief Human Resources Officers, Chief Diversity Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Legal Officers and many other senior leaders. We draw on a broad network of rising and established executives and leaders, and a 28-year reputation as a talent acquisition and HR Advisory provider.

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