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Jason Oertell is an Executive Recruiter based in the Chicago, Illinois, office of Robert Half Executive Search. He brings extensive experience to the searches he works on for clients across the United States. Jason initially started his career with Robert Half Strategic Accounts, where he was responsible for identifying and vetting professionals focused on critical finance and accounting roles. He was also responsible for managing the deployment of Robert Half consultants on client engagements.
Jason joined the Executive Search practice of Robert Half in 2018 as an Associate who specializes in identifying and vetting executives and senior-level professionals in functional roles. Jason has successfully completed searches for public, for-profit, nonprofit and private companies ranging from startups to large corporations of varying sizes and footprints. He has helped build executive-level leadership teams and identify candidates in business-essential and leadership roles in diverse functional skills like sales and marketing, operations, product development, finance and accounting, and tax preparation and strategy. These executive roles are across a variety of industries, including but not limited to technology, consumer services, consumer package goods, information technology, public accounting, manufacturing and nonprofit organizations across the continental U.S.
Jason partners with various Robert Half Managing Directors and Principals throughout the country. He brings dedication, tenacity, understanding and focus to all client engagements that he is a partner on. He takes pride in being able to adapt, learn and execute for clients and industries and offer value and guidance to clients and candidates. Over the past few years, Jason has been able to identify top-tier candidates for multiple industry verticals.
Prior to joining Robert Half Executive Search, Jason worked as a business development professional for a creative event marketing agency, securing multimillion-dollar small- to large-scale events and sponsorship deals. He has a proven track record in curating and managing client relationships.
Personal and Professional Activities
Jason graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Science in public relations with a minor in business. He is an active advocate and volunteer in Chicago, where he dedicates his time to and raises funds for organizations such as the Greater Chicago Food Depository, and is also a volunteer concert/city/lifestyle photographer.