Scott Hedberg is the Managing Principal of hedberg search, conducting a national search practice out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Performing searches in the areas of senior-level to executive-level positions. Scott has 17 years of experience as an executive recruiter, which is why, many well-respected businesses use and recommend his services.
Before becoming a successful executive recruiter, Scott excelled as a financial advisor while working at Smith Barney and Robert W. Baird. After an impressive 10-year run, Scott decided it was time to pursue his long-term goal of owning and running his own business. In 1996 Scott founded hedberg search, an executive search firm conducting searches on a national level. Over the past 17 years Scott has established himself in the executive recruiting industry and has become a highly regarded name. Scott holds a Business Degree from Winona State University and was on the Winona State University Business Advisory Board from 2001-2004. Scott also served as President on the Minnesota Association of Personnel Service (MAPS) Board in 2005. MAPS is an organization of 90 search firms with offices in Minnesota. Aside from his professional life Scott also leads an active lifestyle. Scott is health conscious individual who participates in daily workouts at the Calhoun Beach Club or other fitness facilities in the surrounding area.
Born and raised near the lakes of south Minneapolis, Scott knows the lay of the land and is often seen running or biking the lakes. He likes to relax and hangout with his eclectic circle of friends.
Jon Hedberg is a Senior Executive Recruiter at hedberg search. After playing professional hockey for 3 years in both Europe and North America, Jon joined hedberg search as a full time recruiter. Having worked at hedberg search growing up, it was an easy transition.
Before his ventures in the professional hockey world and at hedberg search, Jon played for the Duluth East Greyhounds winning a State High School Championship his freshman year. He then moved on to a 3 year junior hockey career in the Ontario Hockey League. Upon graduating from the Ontario Hockey League, Jon attended and graduated from York University in Toronto. Majoring in Specialized Honors Communications, he strengthened his verbal and communication skills, which are essential in the recruiting industry. During his senior year at York, Jon was assistant captain of the Men’s Varsity Hockey Team, demonstrating his leadership abilities, work ethic, and commitment to excellence. Twice during Jon’s 4 years at York the team participated in the University Cup (National Championship Tournament), winning the Queen’s Cup (Ontario Championship) his sophomore year .
Jon has gained world and cultural perspective throughout his travels in life. Whether it is Canada, Germany, Austria, or Texas, Jon has had experiences that you cannot teach in schools. Away from the office Jon enjoys golfing, skiing, hanging out with his wife, friends, 2 dogs and simply enjoying life to the fullest. Jon can be found enjoying the great outdoors or at a local hockey rink, playing a pick-up game with friends.
Hedberg Search is deeply sadden to inform you that our beloved co-worker, partner, friend and son Jon Hedberg passed away on March 2, 2013 from injuries suffered while skiing near Madison, WI. We will be forever grateful for how he helped grow the business with adapting new technology and his strong work ethic, along with his common sense approach to business and life. His enthusiasm, energy, contagious smile, sense of humor and dry wit will be missed but never forgotten.
Nancy Wirth is an executive recruiter at hedberg search. Prior to joining hedberg search in 2012 Nancy spent 4 years recruiting for a local competitor. Nancy thrives on the challenge of searching for and placing great people in great organizations. Through meticulous research and sourcing, a strong work ethic, great organization skills and a persistent attention to detail along with great direct communication skills, Nancy loves finding the best fit for both her candidates and her clients. Managers and candidates both agree she takes the time to develop a deep understanding of both the open role and the candidate’s career objectives. Originally from Iowa, Nancy graduated from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing. She is also a certified personal trainer and nutrition coach. Her background as a trainer makes her a natural at helping managers and motivating top talent. When Nancy is not at hedberg search, you can find her enjoying time with her children and friends. She also enjoys regular workouts at the gym, hot yoga, traveling and cooking.
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