Vin Schwartz joined McCarthy Bertschy as a Partner in March, 2012 after nine years with a national retained search firm. Prior to that, he spent three years as Senior Vice President of Springer & Associates, a boutique search firm in Chicago, Illinois.
Vin has over 30 years of executive search experience serving clients in a broad range of industries. He developed extensive expertise in the information technology, broadband and telecommunications industries, and subsequently with manufacturing and industrial technology companies and service providers. His clients range in size from the largest public companies to entrepreneurial and owner-operated, start-up organizations. He has recruited senior executives nationally, across all functional disciplines.
Vin began his career in sales with IBM. Following seven years recruiting sales and marketing executives for high technology clients, he directed the executive search practice in Chicago for a national public accounting firm. A native of Long Island, New York, Vin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from Northwestern University.
Fun Fact: Vin is known for his tremendous wealth of trivial information. To frame this status, think “Lifeline” on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? His grown kids are still complaining that he never auditioned for Jeopardy.