Kensington International recently led a successful search for us. It was successful due to their ability to be a strategic partner.
– Director, Talent Acquisition, Global Water/Wastewater Design, Build, Operating Company


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 processensures 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 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

.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) 630-590-6330

Brian is a company founder and Managing Partner of Kensington International. He has been recognized on’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

.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) 630-590-6331

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

.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) 630-590-6390

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.

Gil Stenholm, Board Director & Advisor

.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) 312-961-2496

Gil joined Kensington International as an Independent Consultant, Board Director and Advisor. He executes CEO/Group President/Board Director assignments, serves as a Client Coordinator/Relationship Officer for clients, and provides leadership counsel for Board Directors and Senior Level Management regarding talent needs and succession planning. With over 33 years in executive search, Gil has focused on clients ranging from large and mid-cap private equity firms and public companies to family businesses. He has extensive experience with CEO, Boards, and other C-Suite Officer roles.

Associates and Administration

Tim Bealert, Principal
Todd Myers, Senior Associate
Dan Richter, Senior Associate