McKinney Joins Jobplex as Partner


CHARLESTON (January 2, 2018) – Jobplex, Inc. is pleased to announce that Gary McKinney has joined the firm as Partner. McKinney is a multifaceted strategic business leader and talent management expert with demonstrated success driving all aspects of the human resources value chain. He provides leadership in the process of identifying talent requirements, and leading the talent acquisition and development process.

Prior to joining Jobplex, McKinney worked as a CHRO for several Private Equity backed, rapid growth organizations and focused on leveraging human capital to meet both strategic and operational objectives. His emphasis on talent acquisition, management, and development, allowed these organizations to maximize the return on their investments in people.

McKinney began his career in HR leadership positions with Schlumberger, Ltd and Compaq Computer Corporation. He also served as the VPHR of Landmark Graphics Corp., a software company that assists the E&P industry with finding and developing hydrocarbons, and a wholly owned company of Halliburton.  In addition, McKinney served as the CHRO for Valerus LP, a PE backed energy Services Company, and where he helped to drive 20% YOY annualized growth.

“We are excited to welcome Gary to the Jobplex team to help build out our presence both nationally and in the Carolinas,” said Jobplex President, Justin Hirsch. “I’m confident his talent management experience will help grow our expertise in his practice domain as well as his geographical areas.”

McKinney has also held leadership positions for professional organizations; the Human Capital Planning Society and the Information Services Human Resources Association, as well as serving on the Board of the Baylor Research Initiative and Collaborative.

McKinney received a Bachelor of Science degree from Presbyterian College. Professionally, he earned the Executive HR Certificate from Stanford University and the University of Michigan.

Established in 1996, Jobplex leads the recruiting industry in offering diversified search services for your company’s next generation executive leader. Our customized search offerings and performance-based fee structure provide solutions from a Single Search to Project Recruitment. For more information on Jobplex, visit

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