September 2020

Dan Dunn Joins Slayton Search Partners as Executive Vice President




Slayton Search Partners, a globally respected leader in retained executive search, is excited to announce that Dan Dunn has joined the company as Executive Vice President. Dan will be focused on driving value for industrial manufacturers, including private equity-backed mid-market portfolio companies and Fortune 500 organizations.


“It’s an honor and a privilege to join one of the most respected companies in executive search,” shared Dan. “Not only is Slayton a leader in the industry, but it’s an organization that truly cares about its employees. I’m thrilled to join such a welcoming team.”


Prior to joining Slayton, Dan excelled as a Managing Partner for a Chicago-based boutique search firm for over five years. Led by aggressive growth goals, he designed and implemented successful talent acquisition strategies across the enterprise. Before then, Dan thrived in sales for 15 years at a billion-dollar organization. There, he had many impressive accomplishments, including increasing revenue by 68.6% over a three-year period and enabling 99% customer retention.


“Dan’s impressive skill set, deep background, and positive attitude make him a perfect fit for this company,” shared Richard Slayton, Managing Partner & CEO of Slayton Search Partners. “His ability to build long-term relationships and exceed expectations will help our industrial clients thrive.”


About Slayton Search Partners

Slayton Search Partners is a top retained executive search firm, serving some of North America’s most recognized companies. Slayton’s limit-less® approach to executive search has made the firm the first choice of U.S. businesses and organizations who demand the best possible search results. By focusing on a structure that balances the size needed to do the job with the size needed to deliver personal attention and service, Slayton avoids restrictions that limit traditional search firms. This helps transform relationships with clients into a limit-less® opportunity for high-quality solutions.


Slayton’s combination of highly experienced and focused search professionals, coupled with its record for attentive personal service, has made it one of the most highly respected retained executive search firms in the country.

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