Welcome to Elete

Since 2014 Elete, LLC has served as a Retained Executive Search, Consulting and Talent Acquisition firm providing services for local, regional, national and multinational organizations, delivering various solutions including Confidential, Customized and Hard-to-Fill Searches, and Consulting / Advisory services to address growth, succession planning and to resolve transformation or reorganization needs.

Success has been primarily within Construction, Environmental Services, Financial Services, Geotechnical, Industrial, Professional Services, Property Managment, and Telecommunications.

What’s on your mind?

  • Is your organization in need of transformation or reorganization?
  • Do you have succession needs?
  • Has growth created demands for top talent?
  • Do you have a need to confidentially secure an Executive or high impact employee prior to announcing the change due to a succession need or to upgrade a critical position?
  • Perhaps you need to compare available talent from the outside marketplace while also considering an internal candidate?

Elete's value begins with on-site client visits as part of a brand (internal and external) and organizational assessment, defining the skills and experiences needed along with the interpersonal and other characteristics that are needed for a critical new hire, the creation of a search strategy and tactics, and the defining of mutual expectations and timelines.

Elete's outstanding reputation and abilities in Consulting, Research, Sourcing Passive Candidates, Recruiting/Networking, and Project Management helps to consistently deliver disciplined, systematic recruiting campaigns.

Track record includes 98% exceeding Time-to-Fill and Quality-of-Hire expectations while maintaining 99% first three year Attrition Rates.

Elete is celebrating the firm's 6th anniversary!! Elete has completed dozens of searches / hires and also has developed five repeat client organizations who have each retained us multiple times. Thank you for your partnership and for your business!

Please visit our Testimonials page to read what Elete's clients and candidates say about their experiences working with Elete.

Elete is a founding member of the SOCK Group. With a charter of Sharing our Collective Knowledge (and Expertise), each of our members provide a different professional service to our collective client base. We welcome your inquiries regarding our specialized services.

Highlights of Current and Recent Successful Engagements

2021 began with the continuation of a contract role leading and managing the sourcing and recruiting efforts for a Midwest-based Property Management company. This involved designing an internal Applicant Tracking System within this volatile and unsettled corporate environment.

Elete also entered into another engagement serving in an Interim role as a Recruiter for a Midwest-based Credit Union as the sole Passive Candidate Sourcer and Recruiter.

2021 has now created another opportunity to source and recruit a Twin Cities-based Public Accounting Tax Manager for a client firm which we have served for multiple hires.

2020 started fast for Elete as we continued to broaden the scope of our practice:

  1. Continued a 2019 engagement serving a significant Midwest-based Healthcare system by leading the design and execution of a pilot Passive Candidate sourcing program / function which involved sourcing and recruiting top talent for their highest priority, hardest to fill positions.
  2. Elete was thrilled to be selected by our Twin Cities-based Public Accounting firm client to conduct a succession and growth-based sourcing and recruiting campaign for an experienced Business Tax Manager.
  3. Engagement to serve a Midwest-based Telecommunications company by leading the design and execution of a pilot Passive Candidate sourcing program / function which included sourcing and recruiting top passive candidates for their top priorities and hardest to fill positions.
  4. We were most appreciative of a new Property Management client company who chose Elete to serve on an interim basis as their Talent Acquistion leader and Recruiter to allow them to temporarily shift resources for an HR system implementation.

* Recent Successful Engagements / New Hires:

Construction, Environmental, and Geotechnical Services

  • Sourced and recruited for various national and multinational companies: three (3) Chief Financial Officers, a New Zealand-based General Manager, a Controller, GeoTechnical Principal Engineers, Project Managers, Engineers, Business Development Reps, and Technicians in multiple states.
  • Designed and executed a corporate Passive Candidate Sourcing function / program focused on sourcing and recruiting top passive candidates for a National Geotechnical and Environmental Services Company

Financial Services / Banking

  • Partnered with a Community Bank to source and recruit an Executive Vice President - Business Banking Manager, a Vice President - Technology and Operations, Commercial / Business Banker, and a Credit Analyst
  • Retained by another Community Bank to source and recruit a Commercial / Business Banker to lead the creation of a new Loan Production office and a Consumer Loan Officer as part of a leadership succession plan
  • Served as an interim Recruiter, the sole individual for sourcing and recruiting passive candidates to fill positions as Business Development Officers, Mortgage Loan Originators, and Inbound and Outbound Consumer Loan Officers


  • Sourced and Recruited Nurses, Medical Assistants, and Nursing Assistants

Manufacturing / Distribution / Logistics

  • Sourced and recruited a Transportation / Trucking company's Chief Financial Officer
  • Sourced and recruited for various National and Multinational Manufacturing and Distribution companies: Two (2) Chief Financial Officers, a Vice President - Operations, and a Controller

Professional Services

  • Sourced and recruited for Midwest-based Public Accounting firms: Tax Managers, Senior Tax Accountants, and a Retirement Plans 3rd Party Client Administrator / Senior Accountant
  • Sourced and recruited a Midwest-based Law firm's Marketing and Human Resources Manager
  • Sourced and recruited/hired multiple positions for a National Marketing Services Company: a new department's Client Success Team Manager, a Client Success Representative, and mulitple National Sales Account Managers

Property Managment

  • Sourced and Recruited Property Managers, Leasing Agents, Caretakers, and Maintenance Technicians


  • Sourced and Recruited Sales leaders and Field Technicians

"Leadership is the special quality which enables people to
stand up and pull the rest of us over the horizon”

James L. Fisher
Elete, LLC
Extraordinary Leaders Expected To Excel
p: 612-875-6651

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