Jonathan Sarn


A founding partner who brings over twenty years of progressive Human Resources experience, Jon leads our Executive Recruitment practice. With precision and insight, he serves as a strategic business partner and an honest, knowledgeable search and career consultant. He utilizes a proven recruitment methodology along with an instinctive aptitude to generate effective talent matches. With insightful connections, creative finesse, and an unwavering focus on execution, he delivers consultative service and expert results that create genuine business value with each and every search. After a placement, Jon remains in close contact with his clients and candidates, keeping track of their progress and staying current on industry developments. The successful longevity of his placements reflects well on the extensive work he does to find the ideal match that has led to a retention rate north of 95 percent. The sustained investment Jon makes in both client and candidate is a key differentiator for our company.

Jon’s prior corporate experience was last spent with Great Lakes Chemical where he was responsible for Corporate HR and Global Compensation, Benefits, and HRIS. In this role, he led the effort to identify, assess, and develop high potential talent across the corporate functions and led the design and implementation of a global compensation structure. During the merger with Crompton Chemicals, Jon led a team to design and implement the global HR organization, programs, and policies for the new organization. At USF&G, Jon’s last role was as the strategic partner to the Corporate Finance, Legal, Realty Advisors, Falcon Asset Management, and F&G Reinsurance businesses. In addition to being responsible for the recruiting and staffing of all leadership positions, Jon was involved in the design and implementation of a performance management process that incorporated business goals, 360-degree feedback, employee development, and succession planning.

Jon received his assessment training while at Great Lakes and has participated in several key executives’ reviews. He has M&A experience with each of his employers, with particular expertise in staffing and talent assessments designed to support the successful integration. Jon holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire and a MS in Behavioral Sciences from Johns Hopkins University. He attended the Advance HR Executive program at the University of Michigan and is certified as a Six Sigma Green Belt, a DDI trainer and a CCP.

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