Hiring top talent can be a challenging and expensive endeavor. It is imperative to select a search partner who you trust and who shares a similar background and experience – someone who can best understand your business, your culture and your objectives. Randy has invested over 30 years working in manufacturing companies of which the last 12 of those years he served as President/CEO. He has a unique understating of building strong management teams and assuring that each member of the team is a contributor. The acquisition of high quality talent is an ongoing process within any progressive organization. Randy’s experience at hiring and building high performing teams provides the insight into the skillsets required to successfully meet the needs of a wide range of manufacturing organizations. Prior to establishing Sanford Rose Associates® – Kempf Group, Randy undertook several executive level assignments in both turnaround and management transition situations. It was in these assignments where he reaffirmed his deep belief in hiring the best people for each position on his management team. This is the same philosophy he brings to his executive recruiting practice in working with clients and candidates. His experience includes the aerospace, contract manufacturing (CNC machining/sheet metal fabrication), powder metallurgy, welding and electrical/electronic industries. He brings this broad industry experience to his executive search practice and to the unique needs of an organization in discovering as well as presenting candidates as future key contributors to any organization.
With today’s competitive business, attracting, hiring, and retaining top talent can be a challenging and expensive undertaking. It is imperative to select a search partner who you trust and shares a similar background and experience – someone who can best understand your business, your culture, and your objectives. Cindy has invested over 20 years working and leading manufacturing companies in a variety of positions from Director through General Manager. As a hiring manager, she has a keen understanding of the importance of identifying a business need and hiring the right skill set.
She is passionate about developing and helping people reach their full potential. Early in her career, Cindy adopted a “servant leadership” management style – to serve, and not be served. This holds true today as a recruiter. Her priority is to establish a relationship, develop a rapport, and help identify the exact needs of clients. Once you understand the dynamics of an organization, you can begin collaborating and identify solutions to ensure a successful hire for the client.
Prior to joining the Kempf Group, Cindy spent the previous 12 years in turnaround assignments. Her experience includes Aerospace, EMS/Electronics, Metal Fabrication, Molding, and Converting. She brings this comprehensive manufacturing experience and leadership to the Kempf Group which allows her to uniquely connect with clients and candidates alike. She has purposefully focused on manufacturing segments in which she has direct and relatable experience – in the trenches. With this broad experience, she can source and deliver critical client needs and help build their organization with top-talent in areas of engineering, operations, manufacturing, quality, sales, and program management, while maintaining candidate confidentiality.
With a strong ability to “talk the talk and walk the walk” Cindy ensures both the clients and the candidates needs are fully aligned in the expectations and fulfillment of an opportunity.
Cindy lives in Texas, has a son, a daughter, and one grand-daughter. She enjoys the outdoors, all types of sports, volunteering at Habitat for Humanity, and spending time with family and friends.