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Stephen Mader Teams With ON Partners Board Services Practice

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, a retained executive search firm serving the C-suite,
senior executives and boards, today announced a partnership with Stephen
Mader, who will serve the firm as strategic partner, board services
development. Mader, whose notable career includes a decade as North
America board services practice leader at Korn Ferry, will facilitate
ON’s growing board services practice alongside firm co-founder and
practice leader Shawn Oglesbee, who has helmed the practice since the
firm’s founding.

Mader brings nearly 30 years of experience and has led over 400 board
projects for clients ranging from entrepreneurial development companies
to the Fortune 100. He will work closely with Oglesbee, who has led
hundreds of successful searches, including more than 30 CEO and board
director projects. Together, they will lead the growth and development
of the board services practice, including building on the firm’s CEO
search work to expand the practice.

“Clients have increasingly looked to us as board experts because of our
CEO search experience, with much of our board services work coming as a
natural progression of the CEO searches we’ve done over the past several
years,” noted Oglesbee. “Tapping into Steve’s experience and counsel is
an invaluable asset to the firm, clients and candidates as we continue
to build the board services practice.”

The collective experience and strengths of ON’s board team span a range
of services including board director and CEO searches, CEO succession
projects and board assessment work. They have worked with nearly 100
organizations, from early stage companies to global brands across
industries such as financial services, technology, industrial and life

“I’ve been impressed with the quality of work the ON team has been doing
on the board and CEO search fronts, and in particular how the CEO search
work has helped the board practice to evolve,” noted Mader. ”I’ve always
been interested in pushing working principles and service standards to
achieve a constantly better product, and I’m looking forward to working
with Shawn and the team to bring that to bear at ON.”

Mader served for ten years as vice chairman of Korn Ferry’s board and
CEO practice and was previously CEO of executive search firm CTPartners.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Purdue
University and an MBA from Northeastern University.

For more information about ON Partners’ board services practice, visit

About ON Partners

ON Partners recruits game-changing executives for world-changing
companies. The firm was founded in 2006 by like-minded executive search
professionals desiring to establish a more client-centric alternative to
the large multi-service global firms they were leaving behind. Growing
quickly ever since, ON Partners has been named to the Inc. 500/5000 List
and as one of the Top 20 Retained Executive Search Firms in the
U.S. Specializing in recruiting C-suite, board and vice president/senior
management talent, our partners have a long successful track record of
building world class management teams across broad industries. For more
information, visit