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The Black Enterprise Executive Recruiter Directory: a listing of the nation's black owned executive recruitment firms.

Every company, no matter what size, knows that in order to remain competitive, it has to have professionals, executives and managers capable of doing more with less. And in the decade of diversity, corporations are competing for the best and the brightest of black managers in corporate America. Now, more than ever, talent and skill are at a premium in the labor force. With this in mind, BLACK ENTERPRISE presents its latest annual listing of black-owned and -managed executive recruitment firms, as a service to companies seeking top-notch executive personnel in a variety of fields. The directory should prove useful in helping you to find the right executive to fill the job that will keep your company profitable in this turbulent economy.

ACES EMPLOYMENT CONSULTANTS PO Box 2582 Secaucus, NJ 07096-2582 201-866-1448

Anita C. Ervin, president. Founded in 1989, ACES recruits professionals and executives in the areas of sales and marketing, legal services, engineering, MIS, accounting and finance and administrative science, for position with salaries ranging from $25,000 to $175,000. Clients include Sony, Shering Plough and Pfizer,

ATKINS & ASSOCIATES INC. PO Box 241748 Memphis, TN 38124 901-753-1260

Nathaniel C. Atkins, president. Founded in 1989, the firm recruits professionals, middle management and senior-executives specializing in engineering, informational systems, medicine, sales, education and finance, with salaries ranging from $32,000 to $140,000. Clients include Bausch & Lomb, Johnson & Johnson and Sun Microsystems.

BENFORD & ASSOCIATES INC. 3000 Town Center Suite 1333 Southfield, MI 48075 313-351-0250

Edward Benford, president. Founded in 1989, the firm places middle- and senior-level executives in accounting, finance, engineering and human resources, with salaries ranging from $40,000 to $125,000. The company's clients include Ford Motor, General Electric, Pepsi-Cola and Bristol-Myers Squibb.

CARRINGTON & CARRINGTON LTD. 47 W. Polk, Box 298 Chicago, IL 60605 312-472-8394

Willie E. Carrington, president. Founded in 1979, the firm recruits middle- to senior-level executives with salaries ranging from $50,000 to $150,000 in accounting, engineering, finance, marketing, sales and human resources. Clients include Arthur Andersen Co., S.C., Freddie Mac, Kraft General Foods, A.C. Nielsen, Motorola and SmithKline Beecham.

HOWARD CLARK ASSOCIATES 231 S. White Horse Pike Audubon, NJ 08106 609-467-3725

Howard L. Clark, president. Founded in 1957, the firm recruits executives in positions from entry-level to those with salaries of up to $150,000 in the sciences, engineering, sales, marketing, finance, accounting and human resources. Clarke has placed employees with such companies as Campbell Soup, General Electric and Mobil Oil.

RICHARD CLARKE ASSOCIATES INC. P.O. Box 20275 Cathedral Station New York, NY 10025-1512 212-222-5600

Richard V. Clark, president and CEO. Founded in 1957, the firm recruits professionals, technical staff and managers for private industry, public agencies, and universities. Salaries range from $75,000 to $250,000.

CORPORATE PLUS 3145 Tucker-Norcross Rd. Suite 206 Tucker, GA 30084 404-934-5101

Shawn F. Menefee, general partner. Founded in 1990, the firm recruits professionals in sales, marketing, human resources, information systems, accounting, engineering, finance and manufacturing. Salaries range from $25,000 to $150,000. The company's clients include Coca-Cola, Georgia Pacific, Univest Financial Group, Williams, Russell & Johnson.

DUNHILL PERSONNEL OF BRENTWOOD INC. 1750 South Brentwood Blvd. Suite 207-7 St. Louis, MO 63144 314-961-1442

Lynn Smith, president and CEO. Founded in 1986, the firm recruits professional and management executives with salaries ranging from $30,000 to $150,000 in data processing, engineering, human resources, and sales and marketing within the pharmaceutical, medical and chemical industries.

ELLINGTON & ASSOCIATES 1813K Mill St. Naperville, IL 60563 708-305-0088

Karen Ellington, president. Founded in 1989, the firm specializes in engineering, sales, marketing and management positions. Clients include Mobil Oil, CBI Industries and Hilti Fastening Systems with salaries ranging from $30,000 to $100,000.

E.R.C. INC. 6345 Greene St. Philadelphia, PA 19144 215-438-7480

Gregory Walker, president and CEO. Founded in 1989, the firm places professionals in a variety of positions. The firm focuses on minorities and women, with salaries ranging from $50,000 to $150,000.

EXCELSIOR SERVICES GROUP INC. 1320 Fenwick Lane, Suite 500 Silver Spring, MD 20910 301-588-9088

Will Phillips, president. Founded in 1986, Excelsior specializes in cultural diversity, recruiting middle- to senior-level professionals with salaries starting at $40,000. Clients include major banking, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, high technology, government and defense agencies.

EXECU SEARCH 1829 Chestnut St. Second Floor Philadelphia, PA 19103 215-977-9510

Mallory Sanford, president. Founded in 1982, the firm recruits middle- and senior-level executives with salaries ranging from $40,000 to $250,000 in finance, banking, engineering, clinical research, data processing, marketing, sales and telecommunications. The firm has filled positions for Ciba-Geigy, Lotus Development and McNeil Pharmaceutical.

EXECUTECH CONSULTANTS INC. 4040 Beechwood Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45229 513-281-6416

Howard H. Bond, president. Founded in 1977, the firm recruits professionals in accounting, finance, MIS, technology, manufacturing, human resources and law, with salaries ranging from $30,000 to $275,000. Clients include Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sprint, Frito Lay and Kraft General Foods.

EXECUTIVE SOURCE CONSULTANTS LTD. 5942 Abrams Suite 130 Dallas, TX 75231 214-394-4131

Tobi F. Cox, president. Founded in 1986, ESC specializes in the placement of mid- to upper-level managers in marketing, sales, finance, accounting and human resources.

EXECUTIVE SOURCE INTERNATIONAL 550 Pharr Road, Suite 840 Atlanta, GA 30305 404-231-3783

Lance Coachman is the principal. Founded in 1988, the firm recruits middle- and upper-level personnel in sales and marketing, banking, accounting, finance, engineering, data processing, and medical recruitment, with salaries ranging from $40,000 to $120,000. Clients include Abbott Laboratories, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Ciba-Geigy and Xerox Corp.

THE A.D. FLEMING GROUP INC. 139 Fulton Street, Suite 908 New York, NY 10038 212-349-6060

Alicia D. Fleming, president. Founded in 1989, the firm recruits professionals in both permanent and temporary office administrative staff positions, with a salary range of up to $40,000. It specializes in executive secretarial, word processing, and clerical positions. Clients include Chase Manhattan Bank, Securities Industry Automation Corp. (SIAC) and Dun & Bradstreet.

GENESIS PERSONNEL SERVICE INC. 10921 Reed Hartman Hwy. Suite 226 Cincinnati, OH 45242 513-891-4433

Delora Bennett, president and CEO. Founded in 1984, Genesis recruits middle- to upper-level executives with salaries ranging from $24,000 to $100,000 in accounting, engineering, sales, and marketing. Genesis has placed employees with Miller Brewing, Ford Motor,

Kimberly-Clark and SmithKline Beecham.

THE HAWKINS GROUP 5410 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 715 Los Angeles, CA 90036 213-933-3337

William D. Hawkins, president. Founded in 1984, the firm places middle- to senior- level executives in banking, real estate, high-tech, leisure industries, government, and public sector positions with salaries ranging from $50,000 to $200,000. The firm's clients include Hughes Aircraft, Mitsui and Coldwell Banker.

INTERSPACE PERSONNEL INC. 521 Fifth Ave. Suite 1700 New York, NY 10017 212-867-6661

William Ellis, president. Founded in 1973. Interspace recruits middle- to upper-level executives and managers in fields including accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, engineering, data processing and sales. The salary range is from $50,000 to 150,000. Clients include HBO, Kraft General Foods, Dun & Bradstreet, Philip Morris and SONY.

JOE L. GILES ASSOCIATES INC. 18105 Parkside Suite 14 Detroit, MI 48221 313-864-0399

Joe L. Giles president and CEO. Founded in 1980. The firm recruits middle-level to senior executives, MBAs, engineers and scientists, with salaries ranging from $40,000 to $150,000.

JD & ASSOCIATES INC. 700 Highlander Blvd. Suite 110 Arlington, TX 76015 817-467-7714

Terri Smith-Croxton, president and CEO. Founded in 1979, the firm recruits mid- to upper-management to V.P. level with salaries ranging from $42,000 to $225,000 in accounting, finance, engineering, and marketing. The company has clients in the food, beverage and cosmetics industries.

THE JOHNSON GROUP INC. World Trade Center, Suite 4517 New York, NY 10048 212-775-0036

Priscilia M. Johnson, president and CEO. Founded in 1985, the firm recruits middle- and senior level executives with salaries ranging from $30,000 to $150,000 in banking, finance, management, human resources and consumer products. The firm has placed employees with KFC-Pizza Hut, AT&T Capital and Bank of Boston.

WENNDELL L. JOHNSON ASSOCIATES INC. 12 Grandview Drive Suite 1117 Danbury, CT 06811-4321 203-743-4112

Wendell L. Johnson, president and CEO. Founded in 1978, the firm recruits middle- and senior-level executives in all professional fields with salaries ranging from $50,000 to $300,000. Johnson has placed employees with the Sara Lee, Black Enterprise, General Electric, PepsiCo and United Technologies.

JAMES H. LOWRY & ASSOCIATES 218 North Jefferson St. Chicago, IL 60661 312-930-0930

James H. Lowry, president and CEO. Founded in 1975, Lowry recruits middle- and senior-level executives with salaries ranging from $23,000 to $70,000. The firm recruits primarily for minority business development, human resources and information technology. Clients include Ford Motor, Morgan Stanley and City of Chicago.

JUAN MENEFEE & ASSOCIATIES 503 S. Oak Park Ave. Oak Park, IL 60304 708-848-7722

Juan Menefee, president and CEO. Founded in 1988, the firm recruits professionals for positions with a salary range of $30,000 to $150,000. Menefee specializes in placing MBAs, accounting, finance, engineering, marketing, sales, manufacturing, human resources, and information systems personnel. Clients include Pfizer, Baxter Healthcare, Clorox, Sara Lee and Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co.

HOWARD MILLER & ASSOCIATES 8711-102 Six Forks Road Suite 171 Raleigh, NC 27615 919-870-8381

R.J. Doleman, president. Founded in 1987, the firm recruits lower- to middle-level executives with salaries ranging from $45,000 to $150,000 in information systems, engineering, finance, human resources, marketing, sales, purchasing and pharmaceuticals. Clients include United Technologies-Carrier, Glaxo, and Honeywell.

MILO RESEARCH 60 East 42nd St. Suite 1762 New York, NY 10165 212-972-2780

Lance M. Goulbourne, president. Founded in 1990, the firm recruits middle- and senior-level executives with salaries ranging from $35,000 to $150,000 in the fields of finance, accounting, marketing and editorial. Among his clients are RJR Nabisco, American Express and The New York Times Magazine Group.

MINORITY EXECUTIVE SEARCH INC. P.O. Box 18063 Cleveland, OH 44118 216-656-4633

Eral Burks, president. Founded in 1984, the firm recruits middle- and senior-level executives for professional and management positions with salaries ranging from $30,000 to $150,000, in fields including pharmaceutical sales, consumer sales, engineering, finance, accounting, auditing, data processing, human resources, manufacturing, marketing and law. Clients include SmithKline Beecham, Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Abbott Laboratories, Fannie-Mae and General Electric -Medical.

MINORITY SEARCH INC. 777 South R.L. Thornton Freeway Suite 105 Dallas, TX 75203 214-948-6116

Billy R. Allen, president and CEO. Founded in 1975, the firm recruits executives for professional and management positions with salaries ranging from $30,000 to $150,000 in all fields. It has placed employees with Xerox, Abbott Laboratories and North American Information Systems.

DARNELL MITCHELL & ASSOCIATES INC. 25540 West 12 Mile Road Suite 203 Southfield, MI 48034 313-357-5300

Darnell Mitchell, president. Founded in 1991, the firm specializes in electrical engineering, mechanical design and sales with salaries ranging from $45,000 and up. Clients include 177 Automotive Inc. and Ford Motor.

MONTGOMERY WEST EXECUTIVE SEARCH 220 Montgomery St. Suite 1079 San Francisco, CA 94104 415-956-6010

Michael J. Reid, managing director. Founded in 1979, the firm recruits middle- to senior level executives specializing in financial services, management information systems, accounting, human resources, sales and marketing. Salaries range from $50,000 to $150,000. Clients include Bank of America, Levi Strauss and LucasFilms.

MVP PERSONNEL ASSOCIATES INC. 336 St. Georges Ave. Rahway, NJ 07065 908-382-3600

Mary Pate, president & CEO. Founded 1986, the firm recruits managers in human resources, information systems, marketing and accounting with salaries ranging from $30,000 to $150,000. Clients include Bristol-Myers Squibb, Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Carrier Corp.

LAMONTE OWENS & CO. P.O. Box 27742 Philadelphia, PA 19118 215-248-0500

LaMonte Owens, president. Founded in 1968, Owens recruits middle- and senior-level executives for professional and management positions with salaries ranging from $40,000 and above. The search firm places candidates in engineering, finance, accounting, sales, chemistry and other professions. Owens has placed employees with Dictaphone, Prudential Bache Securities and General Electric.

OSA PARTNERS INC. Two Park Plaza Suite. 600 Boston, MA 02116 617-357-7333

Gaye Hazard, Partner. Founded 1986, the firm recruits in high-technology, consumer goods, manufacturing, banking, finance and health care, with salaries ranging from $40,000 to $150,000.

PSP 188 Montague St. Brooklyn, NY 11201 718-596-3786

Arnold D. Harvey, president. Founded in 1977, the firm recruits executives with salaries ranging from $30,000 to $300,000 in accounting, banking, human resources, marketing, data processing and engineering. Clients include CMP Publications, Gannett Publications and Consolidated Edison Co. of N.Y.

THE RIDDICK GROUP INC. P.O. Box 61444 Virginia Beach, VA 23462 804-461-3994

Philip L. Riddick, president. Founded in 1976, the firm recruits executives with salaries ranging from $40,000 to $130,000 in engineering, manufacturing, accounting and finance. Clients include Cummins, Corning and Pfizer.

BRUCE ROBINSON ASSOCIATES 250 West 57th St. New York, NY 10107 212-541-4140 Bruce Robinson, president. Founded in 1970, the firm recruits executives with salaries ranging from $70,000 and up in all industries and disciplines. Clients include The New York Times, American Express, Howard University, Gannett and UNCF.

JOHN ROBINSON & ASSOCIATES INC. 14620 Carriage Lane Burnsville, MN 55337-5068 612-892-3926

John G. Robinson, president. Founded in 1989, this firm recruits professionals and middle- to senior-level executives for engineering, finance, manufacturing operations management, sales, marketing, and data processing. Salaries range from $30,000 to $150,000. Clients include Allstate Insurance, Pepsi Cola, National Computer Systems and FannieMae.

H C SMITH LTD. 20600 Chagrin Blvd. Suite 400 Shaker Heights, OH 44122 216-752-9966

Herbert C. Smith, Ph.D president and CEO. Founded in 1985, the firm recruits middle- to senior- and board-level executives in private and public organizations with a minimum salary of $70,000.

STRATEGY 2000 P.O. Box 1824 Warsaw, IN 46581-1824 219-269-5900

Kenneth P. Kelley, president. Founded in 1978, Strategy is a consulting, training, and placement firm recruiting entry- to senior-level executives with salaries ranging from i5,000 to $150,000 in engineering, the sciences, finance, and human resources. Clients include Baxter Healthcare and Du Pont.

TECHTRONIX TECHNICAL SEARCH P.O. Box 17713 Milwaukee, WI 53217 414-466-3100

Louis Beauchamp, vice president. Founded in 1978, the firm recruits professionals in information systems (business and scientific), engineering, sales and marketing, production, human resources, finance and accounting with salaries ranging from $25,000 to $150,000. Clients include Miller Brewing, Philip Morris, Oscar Mayer, Allen-Bradley, General Electric, Ameritech, Motorola, IBM, Abbott Laboratories, General Motors, Harley-Davidson, NYNEX, Johnson Controls, Quaker Oats and Siemens.

THE URBAN PLACEMENT SERVICE 602 Sawyer Suite 460 Houston, TX 77007-7510 713-880-2211

Willie S. Bright, Certified personnel consultant and CEO. Founded in 1971, the firm recruits entry- to senior-level executives with salaries ranging from $30,000 to $150,000. It specializes in accounting, engineering, human resources, sales, MBAs and production supervisors. Clients include Sara Lee Hosiery, Carrier Corporation, Eli Lilly, and Clorox.

URBAN RECRUITERS INC. 1666 Callowhill Street Philadelphia, PA 19130 215-568-3254

Bernard Johnson, principal. Founded in 1990, the firm recruits middle- to senior-level executives for positions with salaries ranging from $30,000 to $150,000 in human resources, marketing, finance and data processing. Clients include Du Pont-Merck, Vanguard Investment and Bankers Trust.

ARCH S. WHITEHEAD ASSOCIATES INC. Terry Drive Sag Harbor, NY 11963 516-725-4226

Arch S. Whitehead ill, managing partner. Founded in 1959, the firm recruits middle- and senior-management levels with salaries ranging from $75,000 to $300,000, in human resources, sales, marketing, health care and insurance. Clients include American International Group, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and the National Geography Society.

WING TIPS & PUMPS INC. P.O. Box 99580 Troy, MI 48099 313-641-0980

Verba L. Edwards, president and CEO. Founded in 1987, the firm recruits professionals with salaries from $30,000 to $250,000 in engineering, data processing, accounting and finance, law, environmental safety, human resources, manufacturing, purchasing, quality, technical sales and marketing, banking and hotel management. Clients include United Technologies, Inc., Harley-Davidson, Toyota Motor, Smith Aerospace and Defense, ITT and Kmart. Compiled by Sybil Williamson
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