Managing Director, North America
One Northbrook Place
5 Revere Drive, Suite 405
Northbrook, Illinois 60062
Kevin Kachmarik is a Managing Director based in the Chicago area specializing in retained search engagements for senior executives and leadership roles. He has a history of delivering positive change and value creation in many organizations and industries. A true people-person with outstanding mentoring skills, Kevin has helped hundreds of businesses by partnering with them to learn their business, culture, needs and vision leading to greater success for client engagements.
His practice includes search success for executive leadership with both mid-market and Fortune 1000 companies in an array of industries, sectors and non-profit organizations. Client searches encompass roles both domestically and internationally. Kevin has a background with both high growth start-up and mature stable businesses helping them realize their growth initiatives while strengthening their market position by providing superior executive leaders and human capital solutions. He has accomplished this by creating, designing and implementing best-in-class hiring solutions for companies, by providing an innovative infrastructure and consultative approach with clients for these key leadership and executive roles.
Kevin has a strong tenured background in all areas of executive search, recruiting, talent acquisition and consulting with over twenty years in the industry in various leadership positions. He began his career in finance with Continental Bank and Bank of America in Chicago before moving into sales and regional leadership roles with Friden Neopost, Inc. Kevin then leveraged his finance, sales and leadership abilities to join the Lakeshore companies which were a combination of search, staffing and consulting businesses. Here he oversaw multiple divisions during the company’s significant growth and acquisition by private equity. Kevin then started Cornerstone Associates as a founding member and President leading the success and growth of this boutique executive search, recruiting and consulting firm until transitioning his business into RH Executive Search.
Personal and Professional Activities
Kevin also enjoys spending time with family and friends including his wife and two children. He is an avid sports fan and golfer, as well as former coach and Board Member for numerous non-profit and charitable organizations including Making Life Better. Originally from Ohio, he has a degree in Finance & Business Administration from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.