Current Searches

Regional Sales Manager – Southeast

This role is career-defining for the resourceful & hungry sales professional ready to strategically increase the revenue of a prospering brand. Be rewarded for driving growth efforts across the Southeast region and building the future of this brand as a passionate sales expert with the freedom to operate as an entrepreneur.

Assignment: 4330
Title: Regional Sales Manager – Southeast
Industry: Frameless Cabinetry
Reports To: CEO, Owner
Location: Southeast

Our Client:

Our client is a young and expanding company positioned to scale rapidly given their consistent 100% year-over-year growth.  Nimble, and able to make the right decisions quickly, this company is bureaucracy-free, and our client’s dedicated and entrepreneurial leadership team believes in rewarding those who help them achieve their goals.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Grow cabinet, countertops, and install revenue to meet the company’s projections and goals
  • Develop sales in Southeast Market
  • Drive and adapt go-to-market strategies in the region
  • Develop strong relationships with key accounts

Position Requirements:

  • 5+ years sales leadership in the kitchen cabinet industry (at least 3 years in multi-family)
  • Proven history of significant growth in revenue, market share, and profit margins
  • Results oriented, entrepreneurial self-starter with a desire to rapidly grow
  • Strategic thinker
  • Strong business acumen, cost-conscious

Contact:

Ben Durshimer
Research Recruiter
bdurshimer@brookechase.com
941-914-9162

By |2024-03-22T15:40:33-04:00March 19th, 2024|Categories: Current Searches|

Chief Operating Officer – Midwest

In a newly created role reporting to the owner, the COO will lead all daily operational aspects of the company, partnering with the owner in developing and implementing strategies and structures for the growth in operations and sales volume.  This dynamic leader will further develop and share vision with the team, holding them accountable to expectations for excellence which have become a hallmark of the company’s success in its market.

Assignment: 4329
Title: COO
Industry: Design Build Residential Remodeling
Reports To: Owner
Location: Upper Midwest

Our Client:

Our client is a well-established, highly regarded, and profitable high-end custom residential design build remodeler with tremendous growth potential, and ownership that is committed to investing in the future, with plans for a larger operations and showroom facility and the goal of doubling in size over the next three to five years.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Daily operational leadership to include:
  • Project Management and Field Ops
  • Sales and Estimation
  • Scheduling
  • Design
  • Administration – Finance, HR, Legal, permitting/Compliance
  • Supply Chain

Position Requirements:

  • 7+ years Building/construction experience, high-end residential 3+ years
  • Project Management leadership
  • Experience with and understanding of bid, costing, estimation
  • Track record of profitable operational growth
  • Interaction with and leadership of sales and design
  • Experience with a $15M+ company at the leadership level
  • Construction P&L experience
  • Highly organized and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills both internally and with customers and vendors
  • Customer focused
  • Integrity

Contact:

Veronica Salas
Research Recruiter
vsalas@brookechase.com
941-263-3680

By |2024-03-12T11:26:04-04:00March 12th, 2024|Categories: Current Searches|

Vice President of Sales – Northeast

This goal -driven and dynamic Vice President of Sales will have the opportunity to led and develop a strong Outside Sales team with five Inside Sales Support Associates in growing the company’s presence in the market.  Combining strategic thinking and entrepreneurial passion, this Vice President will facilitate sustainable growth and continue the company’s long-standing history as the premier supplier of Plumbing and HVAC products in its markets.  This is a career-defining opportunity for a passionate team leader that will have a voice of direction in an ambitious, growing organization with deep roots.  To include an equity grant and annual bonus opportunity.

Assignment: 4327
Title: Vice President of Sales
Industry: Plumbing and HVAC
Reports To: President
Location: Northeast

Our Client:

Our client is a well-established and growing New England-based distributor of Plumbing and HVAC products.  Through their value-oriented culture, robust product offering, and peerless dedication, this multi-branch, multi-state company has formed a tremendous foundation with Associates and customers alike.  With a desire to add additional branch locations annually and to make acquisitions, the company is well capitalized, profitable, and positioned for further growth.  Given their strong positioning, our client is in search of a sales leader that will see the company’s goals to fruition.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the sales team to company’s determined growth target
  • Participate in the planning for sales forecasting and market growth
  • Build strong relationships with key accounts and resolve any issues as they arise
  • Assess current sales team to identify areas for improvement
  • Retain, recruit, hire, and train new hires
  • Develop sales training
  • Set team goals and track metrics
  • Stay current with market trends, changes, and competitors
  • Collaborate with the marketing team

Position Requirements:

  • Plumbing and HVAC wholesale sales experience
  • Outside sales team leadership experience (10 or more at once)
  • Multi territory and location management experience
  • Demonstrated sales and EBITDA growth
  • Highly entrepreneurial
  • Degree preferred

Contact:

Ben Durshimer
Research Recruiter
bdurshimer@brookechase.com
941-914-9162

By |2024-03-19T08:50:55-04:00January 25th, 2024|Categories: Current Searches|

Regional Sales Manager – South

This is an opportunity for an individual to operate with the freedom and passion of an entrepreneur and lead a fast-growing US region to carry out the company’s vision of continued growth.  Build the Sales Team talent, champion culture, and win financially.

Assignment: 4326
Title: Regional Sales Manager – Southern Region
Industry: Cabinetry
Reports To: VP of Sales and Marketing
Location: South US

Our Client:

Founded in 1992, our client has grown from a local cabinetry company to a leading national corporation with 3 key distribution locations throughout the country.  A leading pioneer in the K&B industry for over 30 years, constantly updating and expanding selections, featuring new, innovative products and styles.  This constant product renewal ensures that the market remains stimulated and enticing, thereby increasing potential success.  The company maintains a highly efficient National Sales Team that is committed to fostering the success of its sales reps, ensuring a successful and thriving professional future.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop dealer business and grow sales in a region for the company in conjunction with distribution operations in Florida and Texas
  • Direct sales development responsibility for your own working territory
  • Hire and manage independent reps in other territories throughout the region

Main Deliverables for First 12 Months of Employment:

  • Open up new K&B Dealers
  • Hire reps
  • Increase sales
  • Develop a plan for the region
  • Participate in Sales Management Meetings

Position Requirements:

  • Hard worker and entrepreneurial business-minded
  • 7+ years sales and sales leadership in building products
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field or equivalent experience/MBA preferred
  • Track record of business development and sales growth in the dealer channel
  • Strategic thinker with practical hands-on implementation skills
  • Experience successfully managing independent reps
  • Excellent communications skills – all levels and every format
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Able to manage Sales Team
  • Good problem solver

Contact:

Ben Durshimer
Recruiter
bdurshimer@brookechase.com
941-914-9162

By |2024-01-10T11:37:17-05:00January 10th, 2024|Categories: Current Searches|

Vice President of Sales – Upper Midwest

In a newly created role, reporting to the COO, for someone who is a strategic thinker and also loves developing business and leading a sales team by example.  A tremendous growth opportunity for a dynamic individual who will lead the expansion of the team, showroom and builder presence, and market territory.

Assignment: 4325
Title: Vice President of Sales
Industry: Cabinetry
Reports To: Owner
Location: Upper Midwest

Our Client:

Our client is a well-established, privately held, and growing manufacturer of custom cabinetry.  Having recently moved to a new facility with expanded capacity and showroom, the company is well organized with specific strategic plans and an established foundation for growth.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategic sales plans to achieve goals for growth
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key clients, partners and stakeholders
  • Develop, train, and manage an effective and responsive sales and design team
  • Research, develop, and manage strategies to maximize territory
  • Using the current showroom as a model, develop a template for replication in expanding showroom presence geographically
  • Participate in pricing and margin models and maximize revenue profitability

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in cabinetry, 3-5 in sales management
  • Custom cabinetry experience, with exceptional value-based consultative sales and closing skills
  • Showroom/dealer and builder/contractor sales experience
  • Results driven, with a history of developing and managing a highly effective sales team
  • Both a strategic thinker and a hands-on implementer
  • Loves developing business, leading by example
  • Has participated in developing process and structure
  • Knowledge of costing, pricing, quoting and margin analysis
  • Market intel – understands trends, responds and applies to adapting sales strategy
  • Proven ethical team player
  • Strong computer skills – intermediate to advance MS Office, 2020 or other design programs, CRM (company uses Pipedive)

Contact:

Veronica Salas
Recruiter
vsalas@brookechase.com
941-263-3680

By |2024-01-10T12:18:02-05:00January 9th, 2024|Categories: Current Searches|

Data Entry Specialist Remote/Part Time

For more than 43 years, Brooke Chase Associates has grown into a boutique, retained, executive search firm with international reach, specializing in the identification, recruitment, and placement of industry professionals with manufacturers, distributors, and builders. We help companies build powerful world class organizations. We focus on finding the best fit to create a long-term solution.

Are you looking for an opportunity to…

  • Explore, learn, and grow in the dynamic industry of executive search and recruitment?
  • Use and develop your naturally curious research skills to support the expansion and updating of our database?
  • Join a rapidly growing company where you can learn and grow in a professional, positive, and supportive environment?

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Maintains and updates the corporate database.
  • Input information from resumes and LinkedIn profiles into our internal database
  • Safeguards the confidentiality of all.
  • Meets deadlines, keeping supervisor/team leader(s) informed of the possibility of any backlog or delays.
  • Check data input for completeness and accuracy.
  • Proofs and verifies the accuracy of own work.
  • Runs computer reports as directed.

Responsibilities we require:

  • Communicating tactfully and effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Competency in correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and essential business mathematic calculations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must maintain a high degree of accuracy, speed, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to type accurately.
  • Maintains a superior degree of follow-through on all assigned work and provides high customer service.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Intellectually curious, smart, eager to learn, hard-working, disciplined, organized, detail-oriented, tenacious, self-directed, able to multi-task well, strong verbal and written communication skills, excited about research and due diligence, reliable, pride in workmanship, hungry to learn about business and comfortable with a more behind-the-scenes role. Able to work collaboratively in a team setting and get along well with people.
  • Willing to roll up your sleeves, provide hands-on support and truly enjoy going down “internet rabbit holes,” exploring new topics and finding interesting data to connect the dots to achieve company goals.
  • Excited about getting a practical, on the job “mini-MBA” education without the expense of graduate school.

What we bring to the table for you:

  • Exposure to a broad range of industries and company types (e.g., manufacturing, business services, distribution, consumer durable goods, building materials, kitchen and bath, decorative plumbing and more.
  • Camaraderie with a great group of driven, smart, creative and “can-do” professionals while building general business skills such as research, teamwork and management.
  • A culture that inspires learning, encourages autonomous work, fosters team collaboration, rewards hard work and results, and offers a sustainable work/life balance.

We do have a few requirements:

  • High School Graduate.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, LinkedIn, and other online research tools.
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized.
  • A self-starter and able to effectively contribute within a team environment.
  • A minimum of one year of work-related experience performing data entry into a Windows-based application or related experience is required.

Contact:
Joe McElmeel
Chairman & CEO
jmcelmeel@brookechase.com
941-479-6382

By |2023-10-20T16:24:04-04:00October 20th, 2023|Categories: Current Searches, Join Our Team|

Mergers & Acquisition Business Development Associate

For more than 43 years, Brooke Chase Associates’ Retained Executive Search Services have helped companies build powerful world class organizations. We focus on finding the best fit to create a long-term solution.

We are a relationship focused business and have applied that same focus to Brooke Chase Mergers & Acquisitions Referral Services by providing confidential introductions to Investors, Owners, and Management Leadership Teams.

We know the players in Kitchen Cabinets, Plumbing, HVAC, and related industries. Our knowledge enables us as a  Buy-Side Mergers & Acquisitions Referral Service to introduce buyers and sellers to each other, resulting in a negotiated sale with minimal disruption and an equitable selling price.

Are you looking for an opportunity to

  • Explore, learn, and grow in the dynamic industry of mergers and acquisitions and private equity?
  • Use your previous business experience and skills to support the making of multi-million deals happen?
  • Join a rapidly growing company where you can learn and grow in a professional, positive, and supportive environment?

As a key member of our team, you will have a ground floor opportunity to grow your professional career in the field of Mergers and Acquisitions by providing excellent customer service, developing, and closing deals.  For those who have spent their career in Corporate America and are tired of the rat race and heavy travel demands, this position will allow you to use your functional expertise and project management skills to help businesses be bought and sold throughout North America, while working remotely from your home with limited travel requirements.

THIS IS A 100% COMMISSION BASED BUSINESS WITH UNLIMITED EARNINGS

In this role, you will be researching industries and companies to spearhead unique acquisition strategies. More specifically, you will obtain precise criteria from clients (i.e., products, end-markets, revenue size, etc.) and identify companies that match these criteria, utilizing the internet, online databases, industry association company lists, and our own proprietary database, and speaking with company owners and senior executives.

We are looking for a quick learner, strategic and creative thinker with versatile business skills.

Responsibilities:

  • New Business Development – developing and building client relationships.
  • Identifying companies that are considering a sale or acquisition through primary strategic research and conversations.
  • Track research progress and statistics to generate progress reports.
  • Manage a proprietary database of researched companies.
  • Communicate and collaborate with internal staff to support future acquisition transactions.
  • Assist in the development of marketing materials designed to pitch various clients and strategies.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Highly competent in technology, including CRM systems, email, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Intellectually curious, smart, eager to learn, hard-working, disciplined, organized, detail-oriented, tenacious, intrinsically motivated, self-directed, able to multi-task well, strong verbal and written communication skills, reliable, pride in workmanship, and comfortable in leading deal-making teams.
  • Able to work collaboratively in a team setting and get along well with people.
  • Willing to roll up your sleeves, provide hands-on support and truly enjoy going down “internet rabbit holes,” exploring new topics and finding interesting data to connect the dots to achieve company goals.

We do have a few requirements:

  • 10 plus years of general business and/or outside sales experience.
  • A high sense of urgency and the ability to provide a high level of customer service while building and maintaining lasting relationships with customers.
  • Ability to solve problems independently and creatively.
  • Ability to organize, monitor, and track numerous ongoing deals, clients, and prospects.
  • Absolute discretion in handling and communicating with clients and prospects.
  • Ability to self-manage and project a professional and polished image that inspires confidence and trust.
  • Able to read basic financial statements.
  • Able to write letters and follow up with business owners by phone, video conferencing and in person.
  • Computer literate with a basic understanding of customer relationship software
  • Self-motivated and able to set and abide by your own schedule.
  • Able to financially tolerate long sales cycles, as deals can take many months to close.
  • Must be a team player and able to work within a collaborative culture.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Great interpersonal skills

What we bring to the table for you:

  • The opportunity to get involved in the field of Mergers and Acquisitions, and private equity industry.
    • Exposure to a broad range of industries and company types (e.g., manufacturing, business services, distribution, consumer durable goods, building materials, kitchen and bath, decorative plumbing and more.
    • Camaraderie with a great group of driven, smart, creative, and “can-do” professionals.
    • A culture that inspires learning, encourages autonomous work, fosters team collaboration, rewards hard work and results, and offers a sustainable work/life balance.

Contact me now if you’re a hard-working professional ready to become a Mergers & Acquisition Business Development Associate and be the driving force behind your career success.

Email Joe McElmeel, Chairman & CEO at
jmcelmeel@brookechase.com
with an attached cover letter and resume.

By |2023-10-20T16:24:43-04:00October 20th, 2023|Categories: Current Searches, Join Our Team|

Mergers and Acquisition Business Development Associate

For more than 43 years, Brooke Chase Associates’ Retained Executive Search Services have helped companies build powerful world class organizations.  We focus on finding the best fit to create a long-term solution.

We are a relationship focused business and have applied that same focus to Brooke Chase Mergers & Acquisitions Referral Services by providing confidential introductions to Investors, Owners, and Management Leadership Teams.

We know the players in Kitchen Cabinets, Plumbing, HVAC, and related industries.  Our knowledge enables us as a Buy-Side Mergers & Acquisitions Referral Service to introduce buyers and sellers to each other, resulting in a negotiated sale with minimal disruption and an equitable selling price.

Are you looking for an opportunity to…

  • Explore, learn, and grow in the dynamic industry of mergers and acquisitions and private equity?
  • Use your previous business experience and skills to support the making of multi-million dollar deals happen?
  • Join a rapidly growing company where you can learn and grow in a professional, positive, and supportive environment?

As a key member of our team, you will have a ground floor opportunity to grow your professional career in the field of Mergers and Acquisitions by providing excellent customer service, developing, and closing deals.  For those who have spent their career in Corporate America and are tired of the rat race and heavy travel demands, this position will allow you to use your functional expertise and project management skills to help businesses be bought and sold throughout North America, while working remotely from your home with limited travel requirements.

THIS IS A 100% COMMISSION BASED BUSINESS WITH UNLIMITED EARNINGS

In this role, you will be researching industries and companies to spearhead unique acquisition strategies.  More specifically, you will obtain precise criteria from clients (i.e., products, end-markets, revenue size, etc.) and identify companies that match these criterial, utilizing the internet, online databases, industry association company lists, and our own proprietary database, and speaking with company owners and senior executives.

We are looking for a quick learner, strategic and creative thinker with versatile business skills.

Responsibilities:

  • New Business Development – developing and building client relationships.
  • Identifying companies that are considering a sale or acquisition through primary strategic research and conversations.
  • Track research progress and statistics to generate progress reports.
  • Manage a proprietary database of researched companies.
  • Communicate and collaborate with internal staff to support future acquisition transactions.
  • Assist in the development of marketing materials designed to pitch various clients and strategies.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Highly competent in technology, including CRM systems, email, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Intellectually curious, smart, eager to learn, hard-working, disciplined, organized, detail-oriented, tenacious, intrinsically motivated, self-directed, able to multi-task well, strong verbal and written communication skills, reliable, pride in workmanship, and comfortable in leading deal-making teams.
  • Able to work collaboratively in a team setting and get along well with people.
  • Willing to roll up your sleeves, provide hands-on support and truly enjoy going down “internet rabbit holes,” exploring new topics and finding interesting data to connect the dots to achieve company goals.

We do have a few requirements:

  • 10 plus years of general business and/or outside sales experience.
  • A high sense of urgency and the ability to provide a high level of customer service while building and maintaining lasting relationships with customers.
  • Ability to solve problems independently and creatively.
  • Ability to organize, monitor, and track numerous ongoing deals, clients, and prospects.
  • Absolute discretion in handling and communicating with clients and prospects.
  • Ability to self-manage and project a professional and polished image that inspires confidence and trust.
  • Able to read basic financial statements.
  • Able to write letters and follow up with business owners by phone, video conferencing and in person.
  • Computer literate with a basic understanding of customer relationship software.
  • Self-motivated and able to set and abide by your own schedule.
  • Able to financially tolerate long sales cycles, as deals can take many months to close.
  • Must be a team player and able to work within a collaborative culture.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Great interpersonal skills.

What we bring to the table for you:

  • The opportunity to get involved in the field of Mergers and Acquisitions, and private equity industry.
  • Exposure to a broad range of industries and company types (e.g., manufacturing, business services, distribution, consumer durable goods, building materials, kitchen and bath, decorative plumbing and more.)
  • Comradery with a great group of driven, smart, creative, and “can-do” professionals.
  • A culture that inspires learning, encourages autonomous work, fosters team collaboration, rewards hard work and results, and offers a sustainable work/life balance.

Contact me now if you’re a hard-working professional ready to become a
Mergers & Acquisition Business Development Associate
and be the driving force behind your career success.

Contact:

Email Joe McElmeel Chairman and CEO at
jmcelmeel@brookechase.com
with an attached cover letter and resume

By |2023-10-10T10:50:00-04:00September 19th, 2023|Categories: Current Searches|

Executive Recruiter

Due to current tremendous growth, Brooke Chase Associates is expanding its staff.  If you are looking to develop a strong career with a leader in the recruiting industry, want to make a significant contribution to the success of companies and a positive difference in the lives of the professionals you recruit, have potential for growth in leadership, and be rewarded for your performance, then this opportunity is for you.

Executive Recruiters are responsible for:

  • New Business Development – developing and building client relationships
  • Conducting Searches – recruiting, qualifying, interviewing and placing top level candidates

You must:

  • Excel in sales as a “Hunter, not a Gatherer”
  • Be strong in building and managing business relationships
  • Be goal-oriented with high energy and a take-charge attitude
  • Have excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and follow-through
  • Have good computer skills (MS Office and CRM)

Contact:

Joe McElmeel
Chairman & CEO
jmcelmeel@brookchase.com
941-479-6382

By |2023-10-10T10:53:31-04:00August 25th, 2022|Categories: Current Searches, Join Our Team|

Recruiter

Due to current tremendous growth, Brooke Chase Associates is expanding its staff.  If you are looking to develop a strong career with a leader in the recruiting industry, want to make s significant contribution to the success of companies and a positive difference in the lives of the professionals you recruit, have potential for growth in leadership, and be rewarded for your performance, then this opportunity is for you.

In this role you will assist experienced Executive Recruiters in conducting search assignments, identifying, recruiting, and qualifying top level candidates.  Here you can develop the expertise to grow into an Executive Recruiter position.

Duties include:

  • Investigative phone and computer research and data collection
  • Recruit calling
  • Candidate screening and interviewing
  • Client interface, including weekly reporting

You must have:

  • Prior sales experience
  • A strong desire and willingness to learn
  • An outgoing and assertive personality
  • Strong communication skills – oral and written
  • A strong work ethic with a passion to succeed and high energy
  • Computer literacy – proficient in internet research, CRM database use, and MS Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Contact:

Joe McElmeel
Chairman & CEO
jmcelmeel@brookchase.com
941-479-6382

 

By |2023-10-10T10:53:49-04:00August 25th, 2022|Categories: Current Searches, Join Our Team|
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