Jeff Gies is a seasoned professional in the executive search industry, specializing in building valuable relationships with industry-leading professionals. With a genuine interest in understanding individuals on a personal level, he excels in connecting with clients, candidates, and industry experts. At the heart of his professional journey is his unwavering commitment to providing clients with the best talent and fostering mutually beneficial relationships within the industry.
As the President/Owner at Professions, Inc., Jeff assumes responsibility for strategic growth and overall management. This includes overseeing key client and candidate relationships, driving expansion initiatives, and leading thought leadership programs. Actively involved in search and talent acquisition, Jeff serves a diverse customer base comprising regional and community banks, packaging manufacturing and distribution, civil and environmental engineering, and automotive manufacturing.
Jeff embarked on his career in Executive Recruiting in 1996, following a successful tenure in production management. His enthusiasm for recruiting quickly became apparent, and he shares his passion for the industry with his team, clients, and candidates every day. Many of Jeff's client relationships span over 15 years, a testament to his exceptional track record. Throughout his career, he has successfully completed searches in various domains, including commercial/consumer lending, wealth management, sales, operations, finance, human resources, engineering, and consulting. By closely collaborating with clients to understand their culture and critical needs, Jeff ensures a tailored and effective search process, consistently delivering top talent that fuels exponential growth for his clients.
Jeff's professional achievements extend beyond his role at Professions, Inc. He proudly serves on the Board of Directors of The Pinnacle Society, an esteemed consortium of 80 industry-leading recruiters in North America. Since 2006, he has been associated with this select group of the "best and brightest" in the search profession, further demonstrating his commitment to excellence.