Stauer Selects TCG for Chief Talent Officer Search



MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Stauer has selected The Christopher Group to lead their Chief Talent Officer search. Managing Partner, Erin Merker, Recruiting Director, Ayla Davis, and Senior Operations Manager, Matthew Duda are leading the search.

“We are excited and honored to partner with Stauer and their executive leadership team to find their next Chief Talent Officer,” said Erin Merker. “Stauer is looking to take their HR department to the next level while partnering with the business to continue its growth streak.”

Since 2002, Stauer has been dominating as a customer-centric, vertically integrated, high-end online sales organization. They are focused on providing precious stones, jewelry, watches, and other fine, special merchandise to their customer base. Stauer prides itself on the quality and uniqueness of its selections.

The Chief Talent Officer will report to the President / CEO and will lead all aspects of human resources for Stauer including, but not limited to, recruitment, talent management, training and development, and compensation and benefits. They will be responsible for building a cohesive and collaborative work environment, partnering effectively with other senior leadership to develop and implement strategic initiatives aligned with the organization’s business plan. This person will facilitate a culture that values integrity, service, commitment, teamwork, personal accountability, and celebration of individual and team success.

To learn more about this opportunity and/or The Christopher Group please contact Ayla at

About The Christopher Group

Founded in 1998 by Thomas and Paula Christopher (former HR Executives with GE, Pepsi, Progressive Insurance, and Citigroup), The Christopher Group (TCG) is the premier specialized boutique for Agile HR and Diversity Solutions and voted one of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms by Forbes, two years in a row. Staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners, TCG’s Recruiting Services Division and Consulting Services Division provides critical HR solutions for clients, across all industries, locations, and verticals.

Whether seeking a contained (best of both retained and contingent) targeted search, immediate interim HR leaders, and/or an executive consultant, TCG’s solutions provide clients and candidates with the nation’s best expert guidance, processes, and assessments on every search and project. As an Agile HR and Diversity Solutions firm, TCG, and TCG’s newly named CHRO, Pam Noble stay committed to helping organizations prioritize Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for fostering business results and success.

The comprehensive understanding and deep relationships within HR have allowed TCG to become the firm of choice for many clients like Kraft, Whirlpool Corporation, Pepsi, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Welch’s, Nationwide, SC Johnson, Walgreens, USAA, Verizon, Penn State University, Honeywell, Hanes, Allstate, Delta Dental, BP, Capital One, Comcast, Dish, Exxon Mobil, First Energy, Goodyear, Johnson & Johnson, Goodyear, Parker Hannifin, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Lamb Weston, Meijer, Petco, Air Products and many more.