What our Clients Say

Gary J. Lehman

Gary J. Lehman

Former President | Oerlikon Drive Systems

We couldn’t have been more pleased with the Kinsley|Sarn's work in finding us our new CFO. I would absolutely use their services again and recommend them without reservation.
John C. Lechleiter

John C. Lechleiter

Chairman & CEO - Eli Lilly & Company

“Rick Kinsley is the best I've ever worked with - he has been instrumental in helping us source and develop our leaders. His style is direct and supportive and he has the experience, knowledge and skills to help leaders and organizations realize their potential. I recommend him regularly and without hesitation.”
Henri Steinmetz

Henri Steinmetz

CEO & President Rüetgers Group

“We at Rüetgers are using on a regular basis the services of Kinsley|Sarn. We are impressed by the attention spent for understanding our business and our organizational needs. They are a direct partner to me as CEO, not only helping to define our talent strategy but directly involved in all aspects of our leadership acquisition and development activities. We only can recommend Kinsley|Sarn.”
Mary Oleksiuk

Mary Oleksiuk

EVP Human Resources – Tyson Foods

“In today’s competitive environment getting talent is invaluable to any organization. But just having talent is not enough, leaders need to make sure the talent understands their strengths and weaknesses and continues to grow and develop. We have used Kinsley|Sarn multiple times for sourcing, assessment and development. Rick and his team provide specific and meaningful feedback that is always on target. They are a great resource to provide a mature and honest sounding board. In particular I appreciate the contribution Rick has made to the ongoing development our team and our culture and we will count on him to continue to do so in the future. Our people are better as a result of working with Kinsley|Sarn.”
Brad Chambers

Brad Chambers

Chairman & CEO – Buckingham Companies

“We have worked with Kinsley|Sarn to recruit, develop and coach our senior teams. They are a great source of feedback to our leaders in terms of professional development. Kinsley|Sarn is a proven and trusted partner for any growing company.”
Dr. Angelo Brisimitzakis

Dr. Angelo Brisimitzakis

Former President & CEO – Compass Minerals

“Kinsley|Sarn has been an integral part of our company-wide leadership development efforts, effectively sourcing and integrating top talent across the company. Their contributions and efforts were instrumental in building an organization that enabled world-class superior performance.”
Curtis J. Clawson

Curtis J. Clawson

Chairman & CEO, Hayes Lemmerz International

“Kinsley|Sarn is a vital part of our leadership and talent development process. They are an integral part of our company.”
Jim Marino

Jim Marino

Former CEO, Alberto Culver

“Kinsley|Sarn was instrumental in helping us build a high performance senior team. They enabled us to uncover obstacles and provide solid solutions to overcome them. They were able to challenge our thinking and dispel orthodoxies resulting in a far more cohesive environment. Their ability to empathize with each member of the team created significant buy in to their approach. I’m convinced that our significant increase in shareholder value was in a very significant way a result of Rick’s work!”
Ellen Rosenthal

Ellen Rosenthal

President & CEO - Conner Prairie

“Before hiring Kinsley|Sarn I was told they had the ability "to see around corners" and was led by the most adroit human relations professional going. Having worked with Rick and his team, I can confirm everything I heard and add that they listen well, consider issues from all sides, bring about clarity and solutions, and are a genuine pleasure to work with.”
Bill Fisher

Bill Fisher

SVP, Human Resources – Zimmer Holdings, Inc.

“Every project with Kinsley|Sarn has been a true collaboration. They listen well, evaluate carefully and deliver talent and innovative and targeted solutions that have had a significant, positive impact on our business. As we continue to grow and develop, we will continue to use Rick and his team as a valuable resource.”
John J. Gallagher III

John J. Gallagher III

Former COO | Milacron

We have used Rick and his team to help build the leadership and organizational capability so important in today’s economy. We count on their data-based insights and willingness to go the extra mile—they are a trusted advisor and a critical component of our leadership and organizational development investments.