The Christopher Group Places CHRO at Harvard Maintenance

CHICAGO, IL – Harvard Maintenance, one of the largest and fastest-growing privately owned providers of high-quality managed maintenance services in the United States, has appointed Raymond Hall as their new Chief Human Resources Officer. This critical search was led and placed by Managing Director, Pam Noble and Managing Partner, Ayla Maloney.

We are honored to have worked with the Harvard Maintenance team to fill this critical HR position”, said Pam Noble. “Raymond Hall brings a very strong HR background to this organization that will really help Harvard with their growth strategy.”

Raymond Hall will have the opportunity to professionalize and reboot the HR function with significant emphasis on attraction, development, and retention to the Havard organization. Among the highlights of this role, Hall will be responsible to provide strategic leadership in building mission-talent acquisition capabilities. Raymond will partner with the Executive Leadership Team to execute its high growth strategy while building an engaged working environment, offer successful business solutions that improve customer outcomes, contribute to an exceptional customer experience, and provide an employer of choice experience for its associates. Raymond will directly lead the people strategy for over 10,000 employees and growing at Harvard.

“The detail and process that The Christopher Group goes through to find just the right candidate is amazing,” said Raymond Hall. “The end result of this detailed process was placing someone(me) in a position that aligns with not only my professional skill set, but it’s also a perfect family fit. It was all very holistic in process. I am honored that this exhaustive search found its way to me and I look forward to joining forces with Harvard.

Hall brings an impressive history of experience with fabulous companies such as Boeing, Jones Lang La Salle, Larry H. Miller Group, and Flowserve, Inc.

About Harvard Maintenance

Harvard Maintenance is one of the largest and fastest-growing privately owned providers of high-quality managed services in the United States. Their success with 5,000+ clients over the last fifty years stems from Harvard’s Inverted Pyramid®, which puts their 10,000+ employees first so they in turn deliver Service Excellence to clients. While the majority of the industry cleans for appearance alone, Harvard cleans for wellness, focusing on health and safety, sustainability, and asset preservation of their clients’ facilities.

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 list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms.