Dwain Celistan: Executive Search Consultant, North America
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Dwain serves as an executive vice president in the firm's Chicago office.
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is also a member of the Consumer
, Industrial, Supply Chain, Marketing
, Private Equity and Diversity practice areas.
has conducted searches across a range of firms and industries.
This includes Fortune 500 firms and private equity backed firms.
consultative approach and significant corporate leadership experience have helped clients refine their position specifications and better clarify the "right" candidate.
Prior to recruiting, he
held senior marketing, sales and general management positions in the US and UK, for large firms in the consumer, industrial and retail arenas.
experience includes roles of VP marketing and sales with a staff of nearly 100 professionals and budget of $100MM, and as a SVP of marketing for a $1B division.
has also coached leaders to help them realize their goals and improve their productivity.
As part of this work, he
has published four books, including: Recruiter's Guide to Hiring Diverse Leaders, You're Hired!
Actions to Get and Keep the Job You Love and 5 Simple Steps to Achieving Your Dreams.
supports young people on many levels.
This includes speaking to groups of students from middle school to graduate students, and he
also actively supports high school students through Link Unlimited.
Dwain is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago and has an MBA from Atlanta University.
has done postgraduate work at both Cornell and Stanford universities
lives with his
wife and two daughters in Hinsdale, IL.
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