JCFS Chicago Retains Hanold Associates for Chief HR Officer Search

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JCFS Chicago has retained Hanold Associates for their Chief Human Resources Officer search, based in Chicago. Katrina Prospero and Kile Hanold are leading the search.

JCFS Chicago is a nonprofit social service organization dedicated to providing help, healing and caring services infused with Jewish values to strengthen lives in the community. Serving the community since 1859, the organization assists more than 34,000 people annually by offering expert, individualized help to support people of all ages and abilities as they strive to live successfully in their community. Clinically expert and relentlessly caring, JCFS empowers people to improve their lives.

Headquartered in the Chicago Loop, the company maintains six primary service locations throughout the Chicagoland area. The services of JCFS Chicago are as diverse as the people who benefit from them: the organization’s talented and diverse workforce helps children and families regardless of religion, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ability, gender, sex or sexual orientation.

The JCFS Chicago Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) will conceive, develop and execute all agency efforts to recruit, hire and retain the talent necessary to meet the organization’s mission and strategic goals. As a member of the executive team and reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the CHRO will ensure a superb place to work that attracts the best people, that they are professionally fulfilled and able to perform at the best and highest levels.

Ensuring execution through clearly articulated policy and practice, the CHRO will work closely with the CEO and the senior leadership team to align the HR vision with the overall organizational strategy and values. This leader holds the dual responsibility of broad agency leadership with the specific HR-related functions required for success.

Hanold Associates is a retained executive search firm focused on HR and Diversity & Inclusion Officers. Our client list is diverse across industries, geographies and business scenarios, and culture is at the core of everything we do. Our clients include the National Football League, Domino’s Pizza, Under Armour, Patagonia, Gucci, Kohler, REI, Live Nation Entertainment, Kellogg, Apollo, Blackstone, TPG, L Catterton, Northwestern University, Electronic Arts, Fiat-Chrysler, Kohler, SC Johnson, eBay, Great Place To Work, Fossil, Vail Resorts, Edward Jones, AbbVie, Carnival Corp., Google, Biogen, Allstate, Bridgestone, Wikimedia, CNA Insurance, Cummins, Tyson, ClubCorp, CDW, Nike, and Ford Motor Company, among others.