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Chelsea Garrett

CEO & Managing Director

Email: cgarrett@garrettsearch.com
Dallas Office: (214) 975-3876
Chicago Office: (312) 224-8417

Leveraging her 19 years of experience in Executive Search, Chelsea Garrett recruits senior level executives across all functions for the Industrial, Manufacturing, Consumer Durables and Energy sectors. Founded in July 2003, Garrett Search Partners, Inc. is a fully retained executive search firm serving a broad range of clients, from Fortune 1000 to early stage start-ups, across the Americas and Western Europe. Chelsea has successfully executed hundreds of executive level searches for clients around the globe.

Chelsea’s consulting experience includes training and coaching individuals and teams on executive and leadership development, change management, competency assessment, recruitment, employee engagement and retention.

Prior to establishing Garrett Search Partners, Chelsea served as Vice President at the corporate headquarters of a large, national mid-level search firm. Earlier in her career, she also worked for a boutique search firm, where she focused on the execution of C-level searches in the Automotive, Consumer Products, Energy, Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Technology industries for a broad range of large multinational organizations.

Chelsea also spent several years with AmBit Technology, Inc., a nationwide technology search firm and subsidiary of engineering and construction giant, Fluor Corporation. There she worked in both the Dallas and Atlanta markets recruiting senior level information technology professionals, managed a recruiting team, and led strategic business development initiatives for the firm. Throughout her search career, Garrett has built an outstanding reputation for providing leadership insight in assessing executive talent and has been awarded numerous sales achievements and awards for her performance in building high caliber leadership teams.

Chelsea is a former Board Member and former President of the Chicago Chapter of the International Association for Corporate & Professional Recruitment (IACPR). She also served as a leader for several years in the group’s Small Search Firm Forum (SSFF) and steering committee.

In 1994, Chelsea received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. She, her husband and two sons reside in the Dallas area and the family is actively involved in several philanthropic organizations.