ChiTwooD Group – Executive Search Firm

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Executive Recruiting Team 

Executive Recruiting Team has over a decade of experience recruiting Top Talent in Manufacturing, Operations and End-to-End Supply Chain for small privately held to large Fortune 100 organizations. Our success as a “specialist” is built from fundamental principles of listening, understanding & developing relationships on both sides of the desk. Our relationships align an organization’s request for talent with the aspects of an individual’s professional career and quality of life balance.

Simply put, “we connect the right people with the right organizations at the right time”

We offer customized executive recruiting solutions to meet an organization’s specific needs.

Please contact us to discuss creating a customized solution together to meet those needs. or 502.414.0261

Mike Chitwood - Executive Recruiting

Mike Chitwood
Chief Managing Member

Mike is the founder and chief managing member of ChiTwooD Group, an Executive Search Firm specializing in Top Talent acquisition for Manufacturing, Operations and End to End Supply Chain. He is an accomplished Executive Recruiting “Specialist” with over a decade of experience delivering Top Talent to organizations from privately held to Fortune 100 and venture capital firms. Most recently Mike was the Executive Recruiting Practice Leader for Operations & Supply Chain with a global recruiting firm where his success delivering talent recognized him among the top ten percent of over 3000 executive recruiters in the global network even earning him #1 in the world during 2012. Mike’s passion for excellence and thoroughness are complemented by his keen organizational and analytical skills. The combination of his industry relationships and approach to recruiting talent against a customized talent acquisition solution for an organizations specific recruiting needs allows Mike to consistently connect the right people with the right organization at the right time.

Patricia Nicklaus - Practice Partner

Patricia Nicklaus
Practice Partner

Patricia has over a decade of experience in sourcing mid and senior level top talent in the asset based transportation vertical. She is a knowledgeable industry professional who previously worked within the carrier environment as a carrier owner as well as in sales, operations, recruiting and federal compliance/safety. As an accomplished Executive Recruiter who was ranked the #1 Specialized Transportation Search Consultant worldwide for 8 years in a row, Patricia has been able to leverage her substantial industry experience to help other professionals achieve their business and career objectives. Just as successful companies are profit-driven, Patricia is driven by results, produced through placing high-performing individuals in mission-critical positions for her clients in the truckload, flatbed, heavy haul, tank truck and energy sector industries.

Rebecca Wright - Search Support Manager

Rebecca Wright
Search Support Manager

Rebecca has 3 years of experience in both the Trucking and Supply Chain industries including Customer Service, Recruiting and Administrative roles. She was honorably discharged from the Army in 2013. Rebecca is trained in Cryptology, computer research & analysis as well as collecting, analyzing and investigating classified information subsequently organizing said data into unclassified reports for use in war zones. She is a proud recipient of the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal and the Army Achievement Medal. Rebecca is a dedicated professional who possesses a strong skill set in administrative assistance, data mining, analysis and customer service.