CHARLOTTE (October 11, 2021) – Jobplex Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of John Martin to Managing Partner. He joined the firm in 2010 and is based out of the Charlotte office.
In the Managing Partner role, part of Martin’s responsibilities is hiring, training, and developing a team in the Charlotte office.
As an executive search advisor, Martin 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, Amtrak, CHS, Deere, Honeywell, Kohler, and Owens Corning. Martin is also committed to serving mission-driven organizations, from public-private partnerships to the social services sector.
Working across industries, Martin 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, his 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 is a star player in the search world, with an exceptional track record of success completing emerging leader and executive search assignments,” stated Justin Hirsch, President of Jobplex. “I’m thrilled to see his career progression and to support John as he helps us grow our brand nationally.”
“As one of the fastest-growing markets in the U.S., the ‘Queen City’ has an impressive business base and workforce,” said Martin. “I love partnering with corporate and nonprofit organizations to help them find emerging leader and executive talent to support continued growth.”
Martin’s path to partnership at DHR started with an internship role. Within six years, he was promoted from Associate/Senior Associate to Principal to Partner, moving from DHR’s executive search service line to a focus on emerging leader talent through Jobplex. Prior to Jobplex, Martin served as an Area Manager for Wal-Mart Distribution in Loveland, CO, where he developed an understanding of business.
Martin holds a Bachelor of Administration, Business with an emphasis in finance, from the University of Northern Colorado.