Town of Gilbert Selects TCG for CPO Search

GILBERT, AZ -The Town of Gilbert has selected The Christopher Group to lead their Chief People Officer search. Managing Director, Erin Merker, Recruiting Manager, Derek Woodward and Operations Manager, Amy Bott will be leading the search.

The Town of Gilbert is a high performing service organization, employing over 1,200 people who provide roughly 250 lines of service to the Gilbert community. Located 20 miles east of Phoenix, Gilbert is one of the fastest-growing communities in the United States with an expected population of over 300,000 people by 2030. As a thriving and economically-diverse suburban community, they have been named the 22nd Best Place to Live in the U.S., the 2nd Safest City in America, and the 8th Most Thriving City in the U.S.

As the Head of HR for the Town of Gilbert, the individual in this role will be setting the strategic direction for all HR initiatives. As Gilbert continues to grow, so do the needs for talent management/development, organizational development, succession planning, and staffing. Being a key contributor to the future implementation and success of long-term programs and strategies, this person will work with other leaders of the town on the organizational direction of the community while making a significant impact across all departments and throughout the community.

“We are excited and honored to announce we have launched another Head of HR role,” says Managing Director, Erin Merker. “This CPO search will be leading HR for the 85th largest city in the US. The Town of Gilbert is growing year over year with over 260,000 people living there today. With a mission to Anticipate, Create, and Help People they are building out their people strategy and looking for an innovative HR person to lead the charge.”

Founded in 1998 by Thomas and Paula Christopher (former HR Executives with GE, Pepsi, Progressive Insurance, and Citigroup), The Christopher Group has become one of the nation’s largest and most respected boutique HR Executive Search Firms. They have created a highly specialized organization, staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners, that utilize proprietary, scientific, and industry-leading systems, tools, and processes. As a result, 92% of all TCG searches are filled in the first two slates of candidates! With a client list that includes some of the world’s most respected companies across all industries and verticals, they are frequently asked, “What makes TCG so different and successful?”

“Our Technology, Systems, Tools, Processes, and HR Experienced Team provide a most precise and highly efficient service delivery model,” responds TCG founder & CEO, Tom Christopher. TCG conducts targeted searches of high performing/passive candidates, sourced from client requested companies/industries, all while completing extensive assessments and vetting to ensure an optimal fit  From search commencement to the first day of employment, every TCG client and candidate will enjoy unparalleled, comprehensive, professional, scientific, and stress-eliminating executive search services to ensure the very best search experience.  In an industry-leading move, TCG backs all their work with full performance guarantees, in writing!