John Martin serves as managing partner at Jobplex working with corporate and nonprofit clients. Based in Chicago, he is committed to helping organizations drive their strategy and growth through talent. Clients appreciate John’s hands-on approach and uncanny ability to judge great talent, as well as his passion for helping leaders find their next great opportunity.
As an executive search advisor, John has led hundreds of searches ranging from Manager/Director to Vice President to C-Suite roles. He works extensively with leading Fortune 500 companies, such as Amazon.com, Honeywell, Amtrak, Kohler, Facebook, Microsoft, and Owens Corning. He is also committed to serving mission-driven organizations, from public-private partnerships to the social services sector.
Working across industry, John finds next generation leaders for corporate roles, such as human resources, finance, information technology, marketing, operations, and sales. Known for his excellent communication skills and strong work ethic, John’s clients trust that he will work tirelessly to find the ideal candidates, accurately assess capability and cultural fit, and advise them in selecting the right leader.
John’s path to partnership started with an internship role and he was promoted from associate/senior associate to principal to partner, moving from DHR to Jobplex, within six years. Prior to Jobplex, John served as an area manager for Wal-Mart Distribution in Loveland, CO, where he developed an understanding of business.
John holds a Bachelor of Administration, Business with an emphasis in finance, from the University of Northern Colorado.