Executive Search, Ltd. is an industry-specialized search firm,

we understand the complexities of your business and the challenges and topics surrounding your industry. We know the candidates you want to recruit; we have a working relationship with them. Executive Search, Ltd. is deliberately positioned to attract candidates with the talent and skill set that your highly specialized industry demands. Our reputation of over 40 years and our existing relationships gives us a clear competitive edge.

Our advantage becomes your advantage. Knowing your industry and its key players enables us to conduct a comprehensive search targeting the professionals you need. The result? Clients enjoy an accelerated process and lower cost per hire. Most notably, the short lists of candidates are identified because we are the experts in finding the talent you require.

Our clients range from small dynamic companies to Fortune 100 companies. We believe the reputation that we have developed “a tradition of excellence” over the past 40 years with our clients stems from the fact that we commit not to waste their time. We pride ourselves on surfacing the cream of the crop candidates to choose from in an expeditious fashion.

Meet our Management

Terry Cimino

Terry is the co-founder of Executive Search, Ltd. She brings over thirty years’ experience in the recruiting industry. Terry specializes in both retained and contingency assignments encompassing Engineering, Engineering Management, Quality/Regulatory, Supply Chain, Manufacturing Management and Support, as well as Operations and Operations Management, Sales and Human Resources. Terry brings over 30 years of experience dealing with the metal fabrications, medical/medical device, consumer goods, automotive, mining, chemical and electronic arenas.

Terry has been recognized throughout the industry by consistently ranking as one of the top 20 search specialists among her peers. Terry works with her clients to fully understand not only the what, but the “why” for the requirement and doesn’t waste their time. Terry is a Certified Senior Account Manager and has been inducted into the Summit Guild after having generated over $5,000,000 in successfully completed search contracts. She is also a member of NAFE (National Association of Female Executives).

Jim Cimino

After earning his BS in Engineering from General Motors Institute (now Kettering University), Jim went on to get his MBA from the University of Dayton with an emphasis on Operations Research and Organization Development. Jim is founder and visionary behind Executive Search, Ltd. The company was established in 1974 and due to Jim’s expertise and commitment to quality, stands out today as one of the leading search firms consistently ranked in the top 3 in SW Ohio for over 20 years.

Prior to entering the search industry he honed his engineering development and management skills for 12 years with General Motors. Jim focuses his efforts on the retained executive level assignments as well as our Expert Witness services.

Jim is a member of the Summit Guild and has been recognized as Account Executive of the Region multiple times through consistent generation of top-level billings for over 40 years. Additionally, Jim has consistently been ranked Nationally amid over 3,000 of his peers.