The Christopher Group Places Chief Talent Officer at Stauer



MINNESOTA – Stauer, one of the nation’s largest exotic gemstone dealers, has appointed Nicole Denault as Chief Talent Officer. This executive HR search was led and placed by President & Managing Director, Erin Merker and Recruiting Director, Ayla Davis.

Nicole Denault - CTO at Stauer

Denault 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.

“It has been a pleasure working with Stauer, and playing a part in their organizational evolution,” said Ayla Davis. “We are thrilled to see such a phenomenal HR Leader like Nicole Denault bring her expertise to an already great company and help take them to the next level.  It’ll be exciting to see what the future holds for them!”

Denault brings over 18+ years of human resources expertise to Stauer having previously held HR executive roles with Bridgewater Bank & Grant Thornton

About Stauer

Since 2002, Stauer has been dominating as a customer-centric, vertically integrated, high-end luxury goods and online sales organization. Stauer prides itself on the quality and uniqueness of their selections that tell the stories of the world’s most precious stones, jewelry, vintage-inspired watches, and other fine, special merchandise to their customer base.

About TCG

Founded in 1998 by Thomas and Paula Christopher, The Christopher Group (TCG) is the nation’s premier specialized boutique for Agile HR Business Solutions and named America’s Best HR Executive Recruiting Firms by Forbes in 2019 and 2020. Staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners, TCG’s Recruiting Services Division and Consulting Services Division provides customized HR Business Solutions for clients, across all industries, locations, company sizes, and verticals.

Our comprehensive understanding and deep relationships within HR have allowed us 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.