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CM SEARCH Offers Expertise in a Broad Range of Practices

CM SEARCH founded by Chuck McClellan headquartered in Chicago, with over 20 years of executive search experience.  While evolving to become a generalist, specific expertise continues in integrated marketing, sales, business development  and diversity.

Job Placements

  • Marketing Management
  • Creative
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Sales Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Media Buying/Planning
  • Human Resources
  • Public Relations
  • Promotions
  • Mid level Management
  • Senior Level Management
  • Online Marketing Manager
  • Advertising Account Management
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing Research
  • Marcom
  • Event Management

Industries Served

  • Consumer Packaged Goods
  • Non Profit
  • Ad Agencies
  • Waste Management
  • Industrial
  • Retail
  • Printing/Publishing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Financial Services
  • Hospitality
  • Automotive
  • Fast Food
  • Durable Goods
  • Health Care
  • Direct/Database Marketing
  • Transportation
  • Power Management


Weeks 1-3 Kick Off Activities

  • Assess Organization & Position
  • Develop Specifications

Weeks 3-6 Candidate Identification

  • Contact Sources & Potential Candidates
  • Screen Candidates
  • Present Initial Slate

Weeks 6-9 Candidate Qualification

  • Heavy Recruiting continues
  • Review Progress

Weeks 9-12 Candidate Selection

  • Reference Reporting
  • Final Client Interviews
  • Offer negotiations & candidate counseling/acceptance


The growing demands of a diverse environment requires that companies and organizations to be sensitive to the nuanced needs of an inclusive organization.  Countless studies have proven that diverse companies with diverse boards are more effective and have better bottom lines.  We have expertise in helping you to achieve this goal.

Clients Served

John Deere, Citimortgage, Xerox, DDB Chicago, Leo Burnett, Burrell Communications Group, Beltone, Eaton Corporation, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Feeding America, General Motors, H&R Block, McDonald's, Museum of Science Industry-Chicago, National Restaurant Association, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Chick-fil-A, Advanced Disposal and Whirlpool to name a few.

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