CHICAGO (September 7, 2016) – Jobplex, Inc. is pleased to announce that Derrick E. Buckingham has joined the firm as Partner. Buckingham brings over 20 years of experience to Jobplex and will be specializing in client engagements within the education, nonprofit, and diversity sectors.
Prior to joining Jobplex, Buckingham served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director for The Hollins Group, an executive search firm with a strong generalist practice. During this time, Buckingham successfully recruited and placed many leaders for Fortune 500 clients across various disciplines throughout North America and internationally. He has worked closely with senior management to successfully execute search assignments for clients including the NAACP, Yale University, University of Chicago, Northwestern University, and the University of Illinois, among others.
Buckingham began his career in the pharmaceutical and automotive industries as a District Sales Manager for Chrysler Corporation and as a Professional Sales Representative for SmithKline Beecham.
“We’re excited to welcome Derrick to Jobplex and know that he will be a strong addition to the team,” adds Jobplex President Justin Hirsch. “His focused consultative approach to serving the needs of our clients in the education and not-for-profit space adds tremendous value.”
Buckingham holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Manufacturing Management from Purdue University. He resides in Chicago with his wife and daughter.
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 www.jobplex.com.