A Letter to the Industry

Mar 6, 2024

Celebrating Collective Success: A Reflection on Achievements and Partnerships

In the fast-paced world of executive search, where talent meets opportunity, it's often quieter moments of reflection that reveal the true depth of achievements. I am honored to share some recent milestones and recognitions within our firm.

At the heart of our success lies a team of exceptional consultants whose passion and expertise drive our firm forward. Recently, we had the privilege of celebrating their outstanding achievements and internal company awards, a testament to their unwavering commitment to excellence. These awards not only recognize individual talent but also reflect the collective effort that defines Kimmel & Associates’ company culture.

Please join me in congratulating Executive Vice Presidents Mark Jones, Jerry Wilkins, Guy Ross, and David Goodrum on their induction into the Kimmel Hall of Fame. This honor is the highest achievement at Kimmel & Associates and is awarded to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional dedication and service, with a primary criterion being a remarkable 20 years of consultancy tenure.

I also want to shine a spotlight on the most recent recipients of our Consultant of the Year award, which recognizes consultants who embody the exceptional standards upheld at Kimmel & Associates. It is with great pride that we congratulate Executive Vice President Bill Wolfe and Vice President Zack Jaynes, both of whom have been honored as Consultants of the Year for their outstanding commitment to the industries and individuals they serve.

Our journey is not one traveled alone. To our valued partners and clients across various industries, we extend our deepest gratitude. Your trust and support have been the cornerstone of our success. Together, we have navigated challenges, embraced opportunities, and forged enduring relationships built on mutual respect.

At Kimmel, we deeply acknowledge the sacred responsibility that comes with our role in shaping careers and organizations. Our promise to you is simple: to continue serving with integrity and a relentless pursuit of excellence. Looking forward, we're fueled by the possibilities ahead. With our clients and professional partners, we'll create new pathways and empower individuals and organizations. Let's embrace the future with confidence, knowing our greatest successes are yet to come.

Thank you to our team, clients, and professional partners for your ongoing support. We look forward to the continued privilege of serving you and making a positive impact.

With sincere gratitude,
Charlie Kimmel

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Charlie Kimmel

As President and CEO, Charlie has dedicated his 25+ year career to executive search at Kimmel & Associates. Charlie joined Kimmel & Associates in 1990 as a Recruiter. In 1993, he graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Asheville, where he received a BA in History.

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