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Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates specializes in the successful recruitment of elite leaders and leadership teams across all major industries and business functions.

Our Difference

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Hands-On Approach

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Our partners all personally source and screen every candidate to ensure our clients exclusively see the most exceptional talent out in the market. We understand the importance of time and do everything we can to optimize it for our clients on every search engagement.

Robust Operational Experience

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Our partners have all been classically trained at blue-chip Fortune 100 corporations and possess decades of combined experience working on the operational side of businesses. We know the qualities and skill sets required to be successful in companies of all sizes and types.

Comprehensive Functional Expertise

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Our partners have expertise across all major business functions stemming from our extensive operational experiences. These comprehensive functional competencies allow us to identify and engage the best talent out in the market, regardless of business function.

Delivering Superior  Leadership

“Our team isn’t lifelong recruiters, but experienced operating executives across functional competencies, industries and cultures. Our networks are vast, our approach is engaging and our commitment to success is unwavering.”

About us

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Searches Completed

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Years of experience

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Partner Involvement

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Built to Last

We take great pride in the deep, ongoing partnerships that we've developed with our clients over our multiple decades of executive search experience to support their human capital needs and accelerate their organizational growth.


Sam Mitchell

President & CEO

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"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates has been a great long-term partner to Valvoline and Ashland that provides outstanding service and results. I've never worked with a search firm with such a good understanding of my business and company culture. This has allowed SRA to find us people that are not only well suited for the immediate role, but also as excellent, long-term, developmental candidates for our company."

John Robinson

Operating Partner
Sequel Holdings

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"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates did a fantastic job of summarizing and articulating the vision for our portfolio company. They developed a very strong rapport with the Board and company’s management team to find the right candidate for the opportunity. Hands down, this is one of the most professional firms with whom I have worked with over the course of my career. Their follow-through was outstanding."

Karen Frank

Executive Officer
‍Kao Corporation

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"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates adds tremendous value to the recruiting process by really understanding the needs of the business and the culture of the company in order to find the best possible match. They not only helped me land my initial role at Kao Corporation, but have continued to be an important mentor to me over the last 10+ years of my career."

Gary VanderLind

Goodyear Tires

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"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates has a unique structure and process in executing retained searches. With their partners completing all key work in the search process, it allows them to develop a greater degree of understanding of our needs while getting to know our organization and culture. This firsthand knowledge combined with their attention to organizational fit ultimately leads to better long-term success rates."

Jenny Love Meyer

Chief Culture Officer
Love's Travel Stops

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"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates does an excellent job finding the right people for the right opportunities. They really understand how to build effective teams when combining their own personal operational experiences with their deep assessments on company cultural fits. Ultimately, they know what it takes to build a true team that wins in the marketplace."

Matt Wineinger

President & CEO
United Sugars

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"As a candidate, I received personal attention and tremendous follow-up throughout the recruiting process. I always felt Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates was working as hard for me as they were for the company. Now as a client, I feel they are representing our company's best interests - they really create wins for both candidates and clients."

Scott Rogers

SVP - Sales & Marketing
Sub-Zero Group

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"I've worked with Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates for many years, both as a candidate and a client on numerous searches. Without question, they’re one of the top search firms I've worked with in my career. They understand the needs of the client and candidate and always drive the search process forward professionally. In addition to their years of producing results in the executive ranks, it’s also just nice to work with them."

Chris Hessler

Executive Chairman
Linkwell Health

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"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates not only does an excellent job with the specific searches we have hired them to conduct, but also proactively looks deeper into the organization to assess both short-term and long-term organizational needs. They are a true partner and a great asset to building a first class team."

Gina Drosos

Signet Jewelers

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"I was extremely pleased with the efforts Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates made to align the needs of the company with the skill sets of our desired candidate. They take a long-term, strategic approach to position both the company and individual for future success."

Dennis Maple

Chairman & CEO
Goddard Systems, Inc.

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"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates is an outstanding boutique firm of highly effective recruiters. It's tough to put a price on getting the right person, but they’ve helped us do that several times in a way that really made efficient use of our time. Most importantly, with their deep assessment of company culture, values and required skills to determine the best match, they provide great value and ROI for their retained searches."

Molly Montgomery

Former President & CEO
Custom Made Meals

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“Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates has been a premier recruiting partner for me over many years. They have supported me in recruiting C-Suite and VP level Marketing & Sales professionals. I believe SRA possesses a unique advantage from their decades of senior-level operational experience at blue chip companies across business functions. This gives them the kind of perspective we look for to identify and retain ‘A’ players."

Lance Chambers

President & CEO
Chairmans Foods

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"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates did a great job understanding our company‘s needs and culture. They spent the time upfront getting to know our team and did an excellent job with their customized Opportunity Profile. The thoroughness of this document combined with their overall process delivered superior candidates. Overall, SRA is the best executive search firm I’ve worked with for sourcing high-quality talent."

Kim Kelley

Executive Chairman
Hampton Products

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“Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates is committed to understanding the client’s needs and performing thorough candidate research. They helped us clarify job specifications and potential career paths for each new hire. They follow up with comprehensive interviews to present the best talent and provide detailed written support to aid our assessments. We've been impressed and look forward to working with them again.”

Jack Dupps

VP - Human Resources
Formica Corporation

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"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates distinguished themselves through their services. They worked diligently to assess the cultural fit, skill sets, and experiences of each candidate. As a result, we were able to select the highest caliber individual from many capable candidates. SRA demonstrated a high degree of professionalism, urgency and true sense of partnership. We will utilize them again in the future."

Bob Lento

Former President

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"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates has been my premier recruiting partner over the last few decades. They've supported the successful rebuild of our Marketing & Sales teams, with their work at the SVP and VP levels being particularly outstanding. I believe their decades of senior-level operational experience provide them with a competitive advantage and the perspective required to identify and retain high-caliber talent."

Scott Almquist

Chairman & CEO
HEX Performance

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"As a candidate, Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates supported and provided me with the best candidate information regarding the opportunity – both the required hard information as well as the cultural nuances of the prospective employer. Due to my positive experience with them as a candidate, I used them as a client to successfully build out my Sales leadership ranks at both Evenflo and Zeno Corporation."

Charlene Zappa

EVP - Gardening & Outdoor
Fiskars Group

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"While I was never placed by Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates, I received more value from them than all other executive search firms I’ve worked with combined. They take an authentic interest in your personal success and not just that of the companies they represent. Their insights and advice proved to be spot on at each and every turn during my own search process. I cannot give high enough praise about them."