Entrepreneur and talent acquisition professional Jason Hanold presently serves as Managing Partner at Hanold Associates LLC, an executive recruitment firm he founded in 2010. The company endeavors to provide each client customized market advice and consulting services leading to informed strategies for human resources staffing. With a reputation for successfully matching organizations with high-performing executives in human resources and other domains, Jason Hanold and his company emphasize cultural compatibility and other detailed selection criteria. Recent clients include notable businesses such as Bally Total Fitness, Sears Holdings Corporation, Nike, The J. M. Smucker Company, Carnival Corporation, and Google.
Alongside his professional responsibilities, Jason Hanold contributes to charitable organizations such as Big City Mountaineers, a nonprofit dedicated to wilderness-based mentoring programs for inner-city teenagers. In addition to serving on the group’s Board of Directors, Mr. Hanold provides financial contributions to the organization through his company and the Summit for Someone program. The Summit for Someone program funds Big City Mountaineers by sponsoring climbing expeditions on 14 renowned peaks in the United States. The monies that participants raise before their climbs support weeklong outdoor opportunities for at-risk urban youth.
Jason Hanold completed undergraduate studies at Illinois State University, where he majored in interpersonal communications. He went on to earn a Master of Science at Northwestern University in Leadership Interaction and Influence. Before launching Hanold Associates, Mr. Hanold held authoritative positions in executive recruitment with several companies, including Russell Reynolds Associates, Whirlpool Corporation, McKinsey & Company, and Deloitte Consulting.