2018 Annual Meeting

3 days / 10 sessions
4 roundtables / 3 panels
The Retained Search Think Tank

September 14-16, 2018
The Ballantyne Hotel
Charlotte, NC
Leverage the

Experience

At IRSA, we discuss current topics and leverage the groups significant experience while trying to address impending issues to avoid disruptions in our business. Our discussions are interactive and participation is encouraged to ensure all ideas and perspectives are addressed.


Experienced

Leadership

IRSA members offer hundreds of years of experience recruiting in many different specialities.

200+ Years Combined



Current

Topics

We leverage experiences from within the group to determine overall best practices.

Agendas


Develp

Friendships

Our group members have developed strong relationships and interact throughout the year to help each other.

Long Lasting


Keynote

Speakers

We often bring in experienced Keynote Speakers to further challenge our thoughts and strategies.

Previous Keynotes


Beautiful

Locations

The IRSA selection committee always selects nice resorts and bringing spouses is encouraged to celebrate success.

Our Last Location


Golf

Tournament

In honor of the Founder of IRSA, Dave Knutson, we always host a scramble tournament on Sunday to conclude the event.

Knutson Scramble

Meet the

Board

The IRSA Board offers experience and leadership rarely found in the recruiting industry. Together, they have over 150 years of experience running successful, industry leading organizations.
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Drue De Angelis

President

Drue is the Managing Partner of The De Angelis Group which specializes in the Orthopedic Industry of Medical Devices.

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Ted Konnerth

Director

Ted is the Managing Partner of Egret Consulting in Chicago, IL which specializes in the Lighting industry


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Ralph Protsik

Emertis

Ralph is a recently retired founder of Boston Search Group, the premier search firm focused in the Education industry.

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Tim Spidel

Treasurer

Tim is the founder and owner operator of Spidel Burnfin, a leading executive search firm in the Wealth Management industry.

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Terry Weiss

Secretary

Terry has created a very unique niche by assisting Legal Firms source and attract high profile lawyers with a book of business.

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Jaap Hoekstra

Director

Jaap is the pioneer of a very large international executive search firm focused on finding expats for full time and project work.


Interested in Joining?

If you want to be a part of a group focused on helping you manage and grow your business

Contact us via email to inquire today!

Latest news

Check out the gallery from our conference.

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November 30, 2017

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA (PRWEB) MAY 19, 2017 The De Angelis Group, the largest search firm dedicated solely to the orthopedic industry was named amongst the top 250 “Best Executive Recruiting Firms” listed by Forbes for 2017. The recent article was published on http://www.forbes.com on May 3, 2017, written by Jeff Kauflin. Forbes worked with analytics firm Statista to […]

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November 30, 2017

November 16, 2017 – Orthopedic and spine-focused executive search firm Orthoexecutiveand Crowther Ballantyne Associates have merged. The firms’ founders, Matt Woods and Gavin Crowther, look to bring enhanced executive search and recruitment solution for their clients. The collaboration of the U.K.-based operations brings together 33 years’ experience in executive search, and 18 years’ experience in the medical device industry in sales […]

Partners

Here are a few of our partner firms that have participated in the conference for many years.

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Sponsors

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Thrive is a Philadelphia-based software company that develops cutting-edge Talent Relationship Management software for search firms, in-house recruiters, and VC/PE firms looking to make better hiring decisions. Since 2014, clients from around the world have trusted Thrive to help them hire the right talent faster. Thrive TRM’s easy-to-use features allow clients to spend less time managing a database and more time advising the hiring team. For more information, visit thrivetrm.com.