Executive Recruiting

Today’s changing and increasingly complex financial services marketplace requires the best and brightest talent to ensure future success. That’s why banks and credit unions of all sizes have turned to D. Hilton Associates’ executive recruiting practice for unparalleled commitment, experience and care in the recruitment of their most critical employees. As the industry’s largest and most successful executive recruiting firm, D. Hilton Associates has a proven track record. No other executive search firm has placed as many executives in as many banks or credit unions.

Despite the breadth of our recruitment experience, our clients find that our focus is on quality placements. Using an intense and rigorous process that utilizes exacting methodologies, D. Hilton Associates selects and ultimately presents only the most capable and qualified candidates. We are so sure your organization will be pleased with the placement that we offer an unconditional guarantee and our services are provided under a flat fee.

When choosing a partner for your executive recruiting needs please consider the following:

  • Decades of combined recruiting experience in the banking industry among the senior management team.
  • 3,000 successful searches and 800 CEO placements at credit unions and banks, more than any other firm in the industry.
  • Nationwide distribution of both clients and candidates:
    • 20% Northeast
    • 20% Atlantic
    • 20% South
    • 15% Midwest
    • 25% West
  • Real time executive compensation data on 80% of the financial services industry.
  • Executive Search Planning Workshop to listen to the organization’s needs.
  • No affiliations with other divisions (e.g., overdraft products), vendors (e.g., branch design firms) or
    associations (e.g., CUNA, CUES, ABA, etc.) that would impair our ability to offer the best candidates.
  • Multiple personality and aptitude testing options based on needs.
  • Act as negotiator and developer of the agreed upon terms between the financial institution and selected executive.
  • D. Hilton Associates offers an unconditional guarantee on all searches.

For more information on D. Hilton Associate’s executive recruiting practice, please call Sarah Hilton at (800) 367-0433, ext. 133, or e-mail or Jessica Jarman at (800) 367-0433, ext. 138, or e-mail


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