Dan Dunn joined Slayton Search Partners in 2020 as an Executive Vice President within the industrial practice. He is focused on leveraging his skill set to drive value for industrial manufacturers, including private equity-backed mid-market portfolio, family-owned, and publicly traded companies. Dan’s ability to build long-term relationships and exceed clients’ expectations makes him a strong asset to the team.


Prior to 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 multibillion-dollar organization. There, he had many impressive accomplishments, including increasing revenue by 68.6% over a three-year period, enabling 99% customer retention, and building a strong sales team.


Dan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Marquette University.