For Immediate Release
July 08, 2010
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Diversified Search Odgers Berndtson
Judith M. von Seldeneck
Stephen S. Morreale

(BPRW) Tracy McMillan Joins Diversity Practice At Diversified Search Odgers Berndtson

(BLACK PR WIRE) PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Diversified Search Odgers Berndtson, one of the top executive search firms in the U.S., is pleased to announce that Tracy McMillan has joined as Managing Director in the New York Office. Throughout his 15-year search career, McMillan has focused on the placement of women and people of color at senior levels, across all functional areas and industries. He will leverage his considerable expertise and diverse candidate placement track record to grow the firm’s Diversity Practice.

For the past decade, he has owned and operated The McMillan Group, Inc., a boutique retained executive search firm specializing in diversity executive search, retention consulting and candidate agency. McMillan has conducted successful searches for clients in the financial services, manufacturing & consumer packaged goods, retail, healthcare, professional services, life sciences, oil & gas, energy and non-profit industry sectors.

He began his executive search career in progressively responsible roles with Carrington & Carrington in Chicago, and with LaMonte Owens, Inc. in suburban Philadelphia. Earlier in his career, McMillan, who is a Certified Public Accountant, was an Auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers and later, he was in Division Finance with Kraft Foods.

McMillan is a graduate of University of Virginia’s (UVA) McIntire School of Commerce and is the immediate past Board Chairman of Ridley @ The University of Virginia, the Alumni Association’s scholarship endowment and Black Alumni engagement organization. He also serves as a member of UVA’s prestigious Jefferson Scholarship Foundation National Selection Committee. In addition, he was a past Chairman of the National INROADS Alumni Association (N.I.A.A.) Board of Directors and served on the Alumni Executive Roundtable for the Chief Executive Officer of INROADS, Inc. He has been a frequent speaker and seminar leader for numerous global professional organizations.

“Tracy’s significant expertise and outstanding track record of senior level diversity placements will be a great addition to our Diversity Practice and to the clients we serve in this important area,” according to Judith M. von Seldeneck, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Diversified Search Odgers Berndtson, the largest woman-founded and -owned executive search firm in the U.S.  

Diversified Search Odgers Berndtson, headquartered in Philadelphia, also has U.S. offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, and Washington, DC. The firm offers global search capabilities in North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa & Middle East, and Asia with industry specialization in healthcare & human services; life sciences; consumer & industrial; education, not-for-profit, arts & culture; financial & professional services; media & entertainment; private equity; retail; and technology. Functional areas of emphasis include Board of Directors; Chief Financial Officers; Diversity; Development & Fundraising; Human Resources; Information Technology; and Procurement & Supply Chain.

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