Team

We find great leaders who know the expectations of success in a role. We are laser focused as we identify, qualify and interview candidates because we understand the importance of having the right leaders in your organization. Our high-touch process ensures that your assignments get the appropriate attention – from start to finish. This in combination with the experience of our consultants and associates is the basis for the reputation that Kensington International International and its wholly-owned subsidiary The Laramie Group, have has established in providing outstanding executive search services to clients which range from small-to-medium businesses to Fortune 250 and equivalent organizations across most industries.

Brian Clarke, Managing Partner

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Brian is a company founder and Managing Partner of Kensington International. He has been recognized on BusinessWeek.com’s list of The World’s Most Influential Headhunters. Brian has conducted numerous senior leadership search assignments across the manufacturing, consumer, financial services, infrastructure and gas, oil and chemical sectors.

Richard George, Managing Partner

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Rick is a company founder and Managing Partner of Kensington International. He is the Practice Leader for Private Equity, placing C-Suite Executives in key leadership positions for growing organizations nationwide.

Mary Jane Schermer, Executive Vice President

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Mary Jane Schermer is an Executive Vice President in the Healthcare and Consumer/Retail practices for Kensington International. Her executive search expertise includes a wide range of disciplines such as Sales, Marketing, Operations, Procurement, Information Technology, Supply Chain, Human Resources, Finance, and General Management. She handles senior-level management assignments at the C-level in addition to Vice President and Director roles.

Tim Bealert, Principal

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Tim Bealert serves as a Principal. His role focuses on business development, client management and execution of key searches. Tim has vast experience in search assignments, identifying the best and the brightest candidates in their chosen industries.

Steve Goering, Managing Director

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Steve is a Managing Director with The Laramie Group. In addition, Steve serves as Practice Leader for Laramie’s Financial Services practice. Steve's practice includes asset management, wealth management, retail banking, credit card, and technology based financial services companies with functional expertise in marketing and advertising, sales and distribution, product development, clearing and back office operations, risk and compliance, and information technology.

Diane Kowalski, Vice President

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Diane is Vice President and Search Consultant with The Laramie Group and has a strong background in Search, Human Resources and Management. She has had great success placing a wide variety of positions within various manufacturing industries throughout the country, including positions in Sales, Marketing, Human Resources, Finance and Operations.

Matt Kerr, Vice President of Search Operations

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Matt Kerr is the Vice President of Search Operations for both Kensington International and The Laramie Group. From a search perspective, his role focuses on search operations, business development, client management, and execution of key searches, with a focus on Human Resources, Sales, Finance and Accounting as well as Supply Chain and Manufacturing functions within multiple industries.


Associates and Administration

Todd Myers, Senior Associate
Dan Richter, Senior Associate
Selina Wang, Research and Candidate Development Manager