Executive Search Consultants
Larry Shoemaker - Executive Search Consultant

Larry Shoemaker

Larry is President of Cornerstone International Group.  Since founding Shoemaker & Associates in 1990, Larry has been conducting senior-level recruiting assignments, executive coaching and leadership assessments throughout North America, as well as globally.

His focus is on the candidate’s fit into an organization’s culture…

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Tami Fitzpatrick - Executive Search Consultant

Tami Fitzpatrick

Tami has been an integral part of Shoemaker & Associates / Cornerstone Atlanta for more than 15 years.

As one of our executive search consultants, her contributions provide administrative support to the search process, including research and ongoing client and candidate interaction, and making certain each client and candidate receives the outstanding service we have committed…

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Anne McNut - Executive Search Consultant

Anne McNutt

Anne brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Shoemaker & Associates. She heads up a new division that offers community colleges the unique ability to “think outside the box” to recruit and develop their leadership for the future, considering candidates from academia as well as the private and public sectors.

Dr. McNutt has more than 25 years’ experience as …

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Larry Faskowitz - Executive Search Consultant

Larry Faskowitz

Larry Faskowitz is the Managing Director at Shoemaker & Associates, Cornerstone International Group’s member office in Atlanta. He has more than 34 years of successful leadership experience in Corporate America.

Larry has held multiple senior level positions for both Fortune 200 and mid-cap companies across the U.S. In these roles he has developed strong knowledge of long-term strategic planning, marketing, business relations and organizational management…

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Often we go through our careers focusing on succeeding in what we do.  This ability to concentrate is a strength – until it isn’t.  What if our focus suddenly isn’t that important in the work world?  Careers are changing; they will change even more in the future.  How should you handle this? My partner, Jill Macleod, from Toronto wrote a blog that has wonderful insights into differentiating yourself.  It is particularly appropriate for those in an active job search.  But it has broader implications than that:  everyone should be aware of what Jill says as they manage their career. Larry Shoemaker is President of Shoemaker & Associates/Cornerstone Atlanta.  He helps organizations identify, recruit, assess and retain talent.  He is also President of Cornerstone International Group, a global retained search organization comprised of about 70 independently owned offices located around the globe, with headquarters in Shanghai, China and Atlanta, GA.  He holds an International Coach Foundation ACC Credential.    ...

How are you contributing?

Sitting in an outdoor cafe in Toledo, Spain, following an invigorating three day Annual Conference for members of Cornerstone International Group, makes it easy to put in perspective the choices we make in our lives. One of the highlights of the conference is getting to know more about the individuals who are part of this organization. We know each other as professionals, and as friends. This year we learned about contributions some have made outside of business. In 2008, Gary refocused his life after receiving a serious medical diagnosis. Thankfully, the medical issue has been resolved, but Gary continues with his bucket list. A young man who was his taxi (tut-tut) driver on a trip to Cambodia, where Gary had gone to visit the temple complex of Angkor Wat, impressed Gary. The young man felt he was not prepared to have a future, but he did have a vision of starting his own business. He was contributing a significant amount of his earnings to help children with essentials needed to receive an education. Gary was so inspired by the young man’s passion that he paid for him to complete his business degree, as well as his MBA. He now has a successful business. But it does not stop there. Gary and the young man stayed in contact. A few years ago he introduced Gary to a village with a very deprived school: the building and rooms were there, but no chalk for the boards, no desks, no supplies. Gary bought supplies and paid for uniforms, shoes and books for students in grades 1-6. He also provided one month’s food...

Are you a corporate lawyer ready for a new role?

Our client, the U.S. subsidiary of a European based consumer goods company with revenues exceeding $20 Billion, is recruiting a successful lawyer to be their Associate General Counsel.  This subsidiary generates approximately 20% of the company’s total revenue. This organization, which has a portfolio of well-known brands, operates in a highly regulated industry. The Associate General Counsel is a new position, created to support the organization by serving as a commercial attorney and providing litigation support. The Associate General Counsel reports to the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and is a member of a small team providing hands-on counsel to all business units and levels of executive staff. PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES The Associate General Counsel assists the EVP, General Counsel in protecting the organization’s legal interests and maintaining its operations within the scope established by law. He or she advises the General Counsel and Senior Management on, and issues recommendations regarding, how to protect and serve the Company’s legal interests. Functioning as a business partner, with an understanding of business and the business implications of legal decisions, the person who best fits this role will have a perspective much broader than just the legal aspects. QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL HAVE 8-10 years’ minimum legal experience, with a substantial part of that as a commercial lawyer. Experience working with regulated consumer products is desirable. Successfully provided legal support to multiple internal clients, including senior management. A law degree from a nationally accredited school and bar admission in at least one state. Highly developed oral and written communication and presentation skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Superior analytical skills. “Big-picture” understanding of the broad implications...