Step2 Selects TCG for Vice President of HR Search

STREETSBORO, OHIO – Step2, the largest American manufacturer of preschool and toddler toys and the world’s largest rotational molder of plastics, has selected The Christopher Group to lead their Vice President of Human Resources search. Managing Director, Pamela Noble, and Recruiting Manager, Morgan Booker, are leading this critical HR search.

“We are honored to be selected by Step2 to lead their search for the Vice President of Human Resources. We are committed to finding an exceptional HR professional who will bring a strong focus on people strategies, foster a culture of engagement, and drive Step2 to new heights. We are excited to embark on this journey and contribute to the continued success of Step2 in building imaginations and enriching childhood celebrations,” Pam Noble shared.

The Vice President of Human Resources will be a seasoned business professional with overall accountability for developing and leading all aspects of the company’s Human Resources organization. They will report to the President of Step2 and serve as a member of the company’s executive leadership team. The successful candidate will have a proven record of accomplishment working with executive teams to implement bottom-line focused people strategies, establish measurable performance standards, align organization culture and strategy, and positively engage a diverse workforce. This will include evaluating and leading an existing team of HR professionals to create integrated and aligned strategies for talent acquisition, people development at all levels, total rewards, learning and organization development, and HR technology.

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

About Step2 

Step2 is the largest American manufacturer of preschool and toddler toys and the world’s largest rotational molder of plastics. It’s their mission to be the leading innovator of children’s products that build imaginations and enrich the family’s celebration of childhood. Step2 began operations in 1991 with five employees and has grown to its present 500+ full-time employees. Step2 boasts two large US manufacturing plants in northern Ohio, one in Streetsboro and one in Perrysville. Step2 products are distributed to select retailers throughout the US, Canada, and over 70 other countries.

About The Christopher Group

Through its award-winning, customized HR solutions, The Christopher Group (TCG) delivers critical human capital solutions in the areas of executive HR search, interim HR leaders, fractional CHROs, 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, PE Recruiting, and Diversity Executive Recruiting Firms by Hunt Scanlon as well as Forbes’ 2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022 list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms.