Our Clients Speak

These testimonials speak to the care, professionalism and quality work which best describe our work with our clients. We are grateful for their kind words and hopeful that you will find these references of value to you as you make the important search decisions in your company.

"I place Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates at the top of the search firms with whom I have worked." - David Ciesinski, Chief Executive Officer, Lancaster Colony

"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates adds tremendous value to the recruiting process by really understanding the needs of the business and the culture of the company to find the best possible match. Personally, Dick Satterfield not only helped me land my initial role at Kao, but has continued to be an important mentor during my career the last 20+ years." - Karen Frank, President, CEO, Kao Brands Co.

"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates did a fantastic job of summarizing and articulating the vision for our portfolio company. By understanding the real needs of the business, they were able to find candidates that were ideally suited to the opportunity. Hands down, this is one of the most professional firms with whom I have worked. The team at Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates developed a very strong rapport with the board and Company's management team to find the right candidate. The follow through was outstanding." - John Robinson, Operating Partner, Sequel Holdings

"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates has been a great long term partner to Valvoline and Ashland providing outstanding service and excellent results. I've never worked with a search firm that has had such a good understanding of my business and Company culture. That's allowed Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates to help us find people that are not only well suited for the immediate role, but also are excellent, long term, developmental candidates that really fit the organization." - Sam Mitchell, President & CEO, Valvoline

"I've worked with Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates for several years, as a candidate and having retained their services for numerous searches. Without question, they are one of the top executive search firms with whom I've worked with in my 20 years of marketing. They understand the needs of both the client and candidate, and at all times, drive the search process forward professionally with a single goal of success ... placing a candidate who will be successful for years to come. In addition to their years of experience in the sales and marketing executive ranks and producing results, it's also just nice to work with them." - Scott Rogers, President North American Consumer, Goodyear.

"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates partners are smart, resourceful and know their business--they operate at 'PE-speed'." - Heather Smith Thorne, Partner, TPG

"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates distinguished themselves through the services they provided. They worked diligently to ensure they understood and assessed the cultural fit of each candidate in addition matching the skill set and experience. We were afforded the luxury of selecting the highest caliber individual from many capable candidates. Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates demonstrated a high degree of professionalism, urgency and a true sense of partnership. We will utilize them again in the future." - Jack Dupps, Vice President Human Resources, Formica Corporations

"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates has been our recruiting partner over the last 15 years. In short they've helped re-build our Sales and Marketing teams at all levels and their work has been particularly good at the Senior Vice President and Vice President levels. I believe Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates has a unique advantage due to the fact that most of them were line Sales and Marketing Managers at blue chip companies. This really gives them the kind of perspective we are looking for." - Bob Lento, President & CEO, Limelight Networks

"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates worked diligently to understand our company and its needs. They moved with dispatch and precision, filling key positions remarkably quickly. The process was conducted in a thoroughly professional manner. We would not hesitate to use them again." - Chris Sliva Chairman of the Board, US Non Wovens Corp

"I was extremely pleased with the efforts Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates made to align the needs of the company with the skill sets of desired candidate. They take a long-term strategic approach to position both the company and individual for future success." - Gina Drosos, CEO, Signet Jewelers LTD

“Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates is a professional firm committed to understanding their client’s needs and performing thorough candidate research. Dick and his team helped us clarify the job specifications and potential career paths for each new hire. They follow up with penetrating, personal candidate interviews in order to present the best talent and complete written support for our assessment. We are impressed by their time-tested process and look forward to working with them again on future needs.” - H. Kim Kelley, Chairman, President and CEO, Hampton Products International Corp.

"(As a candidate) I received personal attention and tremendous follow-up throughout the recruiting process. I always felt Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates was working as hard for me as he working for the company. Now as a client, I feel they are representing our company's best interests - they really create wins for both candidates and clients." - Matt Wineinger, President, United Sugars

"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates not only does an excellent job with the specific searches we have hired them to conduct, but proactively looks deeper into the organization to assess both short term and long term organizational needs. They are a true partner and a great asset to building a first class team." - Chris Hessler, Chairman of the Board, Linkwell Health

"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates does such an excellent job finding the right people, that we have used them numerous times. They really understand how to build a team from both the experience side as well as the cultural fit side. They have a great understanding of how to build a true team that wins in the marketplace." - Mike Keown, CEO, Honey Stinger

"As a candidate, Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates supported me with one of the best candidate knowledge position...both the required hard information, as well as the cultural nuances of the perspective employer. I latter used them to build out my sales leadership ranks at both Evenflo and Zeno Corporation." - Scott Almquist, CEO, Finally Lights

"While I was never placed by SRA, I received more value from them than all other executive placement forms combined. They take an authentic, personal interest in your success not just that of the companies they represent. And their insights and advices proved to be spot on at each and every turn through my process. I can’t give high enough praise." - Charlene Zappa, Senior Vice President, Growth and Consumer Engagement, Smuckers

"During a recent search, Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates did an outstanding job understanding our company‘s strategic need and culture. They spent a lot of upfront time getting to know myself and my team. They are the best I have worked with at sourcing high quality sales talent! They did a great job of creating the Job Specification Document that they give to potential candidates. The thoroughness of this document, along with their interview process, delivered high quality candidates for us to interview. They saved us significant time in this process and provided 100% closure rates. We were very pleased with the high quality candidates they provided us and we are extremely happy with our new employees." - Lance Chambers, President and CEO, Chairmans Foods

"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates did an outstanding job of understanding our needs and matching us up with an array of excellent candidates. The process was extremely efficient and achieved the desired outcome." -Scott Boilen – CEO Allstar Product Group

"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates is a really great boutique of highly effective and efficient recruiters. While they aren't cheap, they offer great value for the money. It's tough to put a price on getting the right person ... and they helped us do that several times in a way that really made efficient use of our time and helped to ensure we got the right fit. At the end of the day, they have always found the right fit for our positions - most importantly, with culture and values along with the best match for needed skills – providing good overall value and return on our investment in their retained search." - Dennis Maple, CEO, Goddard Systems, Inc.

"During a recent search, Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates did an outstanding job understanding our company‘s strategic need and culture. They spent a lot of upfront time getting to know myself and my team. They are the best I have worked with at sourcing high quality sales talent! They did a great job of creating the Job Specification Document that they give to potential candidates. The thoroughness of this document, along with their interview process, delivered high quality candidates for us to interview. They saved us significant time in this process and provided 100% closure rates. We were very pleased with the high quality candidates they provided us and we are extremely happy with our new employees." - Lance Chambers, President and CEO, Chairmans Foods

"Satterfield Renzenbrink Associates has a unique structure and process in executing retained searches. With the partners doing all the key work in the search process, it allows them to develop a high degree of understanding of our needs as well as getting to know our organization and culture. This first hand knowledge combined with their attention to organizational fit ultimately leads to a better long term success rate." - Gary VanderLind, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Goodyear