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Exploring the State of Diversity in the C-Suite

Exploring the State of Diversity in the C-Suite

Diversity has long been a topic of debate in the business world, but it’s becoming increasingly important against the landscape of the global marketplace. Study after study has shown the benefits of nurturing a diverse workforce, and the same is true for the executive team. A recent McKinsey report found that the top companies for […]


CEO Turnover in the Private Equity Sector

CEO Turnover in the Private Equity Sector

CEO turnover within private equity portfolio companies is staggering.  In a recent survey completed by Alix Partners, 58% of private equity CEOs are replaced within 2 years of an investment.  Over the lifetime of the private equity firm’s holding of a company, CEO turnover jumps up to 73%.


The Challenge of Hiring Executive Leaders in a Candidate-Driven Market

The Challenge of Hiring Executive Leaders in a Candidate-Driven Market

The candidate-driven market has become somewhat of a buzzword, infiltrating every corner of today’s business world. In every industry, this candidate-driven market is fueled by growing demand for top talent against a landscape of short supply. Unemployment rates are the lowest in a decade, and open positions sit empty longer.


Mike Greco Joins Slayton Search Partners as Vice President & Principal

Mike Greco

CHICAGO, April 21, 2017 – Slayton Search Partners, a globally respected leader in retained executive search, announced that Mike Greco has joined the company as Vice President and Principal.   Mike brings more than ten years of experience in the retained executive search industry to Slayton Search Partners. His work spans multiple discipline areas within the […]


CFO Q&A: Understanding the Cross-Functional Leader

CFO Q&A: Understanding the Cross-Functional Leader

This is the third in a series of interviews with leading middle market executives across the nation. We explore what helped them achieve success, what best practices they live by, and their thoughts on building highly effective teams.   Paul Janicki is CFO at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., a family owned brewery founded in 1980 […]