Great West Casualty Company Selects TCG for Manager of Talent Acquisition Search

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SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE – Great West Casualty Company, one of America’s largest insurers of trucking companies, has selected The Christopher Group to lead their Manager of Talent Acquisition search. Managing Partner, Ayla Maloney and Recruiting Director, Carrie Longmire are leading the critical HR search.

Photo of Carrie Longmire, a TCG Recruiting DirectorPhoto of Ayla Maloney. A TCG Managing Partner and Chief Development Officer

“It is fantastic to partner with this organization again, especially working with Brian Weatherwax, who we placed as their Head of HR several years ago.” said Ayla Maloney.  “He is truly an incredible HR leader and genuinely a great guy!  To work with him as a client now, helping to find a critical partner to their growing organization is an honor.  This role will be a strategy leader and coach on creating the talent acquisition roadmap, philosophy and approach, building the capability of the team and helping drive business objectives through people.” 

The Talent Acquisition Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing the recruitment strategy, as well as managing the delivery of Talent Acquisition services for the organization. This role, reporting to the VP of Human Resources, is crucial for strategic leadership and includes mentoring and coaching a team of recruiters, building and maintaining senior-level business relationships, and leading initiatives to support the growth and advancement of the Talent Acquisition model within the organization. Additionally, this role will manage a team of 4 professionals and work closely with key stakeholders to gain a deep understanding of the organization’s business strategies.

To learn more about this opportunity and/or The Christopher Group, please contact Carrie Longmire at

About Great West Casualty Company

Founded in 1956, to serve the needs of the trucking industry, Great West Casualty Company has become one of America’s largest insurers of trucking companies. Seeing things from their insureds’ perspectives has contributed to the cooperative relationships they have developed throughout the decades.  Great West has a reputation for unparalleled products and services through its innovative and proprietary underwriting, claims, loss prevention, and subrogation departments. We partner with independent agencies that specialize in truck insurance and work closely with insureds to design customized coverages.  Great West Casualty has experienced growth in recent years and plans to continue this trend by projecting to double its revenue in the next few years.

About The Christopher Group

Through its award-winning, customized HR solutions, The Christopher Group (TCG) delivers critical human capital solutions in the area of executive HR search, interim HR leaders, HR consulting, and bench building. Since 1998, TCG has served clients across all industries, locations, company sizes, and verticals. Staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners who have sat in the job, TCG has been named one of the Fastest-Growing and Best Non-Profit and Diversity Executive Recruiting Firms by Hunt Scanlon as well as Forbes’ 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms.