ST. LOUIS – Jobplex, Inc. is pleased to announce that Steve Elias has been promoted to Managing Partner of the firm’s St. Louis office. During his 13 years in executive search at DHR International and Jobplex, Elias has successfully managed hundreds of mid to senior level placements for Fortune 1000 clients, private equity groups and growth businesses nationally.
Elias is known for listening to and seamlessly partnering with clients to serve as an extension of their business, as well as his ability to convert passive candidates quickly. He has been instrumental in the growth and success of the Jobplex brand since 2011. Elias has a very strong research and operations background after rising through the ranks at DHR both domestically and internationally, serving in markets such as Chicago, London and St. Louis.
Elias focuses on single search solutions and project recruitment for large scale hiring needs, almost always earning additional assignments when the need exists. He is the firm’s leader in project recruitment, having completed projects of ten placements or more for clients such as Post Foods, FleetPride (TPG Portfolio Company), Valerus Compression Services (TPG Portfolio Company), Enlivant (TPG Portfolio Company), Dine Brands Global, Gerdau, Envirotainer, Honeywell, Tempur-Sealy, and Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM).
“We are thrilled to promote Steve to Managing Partner of the St. Louis office; we are proud of his leadership and of the work he has done and continues to do at Jobplex and with DHR Partners. Steve consistently delivers results and has proven to be an invaluable leader and asset to the team” said Jobplex President, Justin Hirsch.
Prior to becoming Partner in 2011, Elias excelled as Executing Partner, where he worked alongside Chairman, David Hoffmann. Elias also served as senior associate and head of European internal recruiting based in London, UK. In this role he was responsible for all recruitment, search execution, management, and training for the London and Paris offices. Elias began his career at DHR in 2005 in Chicago.
Prior to joining DHR International, Elias was a sales representative for Xerox in Chicago. He holds a BSBA from Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, where he received a degree in Marketing.
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.