Leadership

Robert E Reilly Jr - CEO & Founding Partner
Mr. Reilly is CEO and Founding Partner of Reilly Partners. He spends 100% of his time working with clients to provide solutions to their executive talent needs. Mr. Reilly is Chairman of both Reilly Partners’ Private Equity Solutions and Board Services Practice.
Steven N Wood - Managing Director & Founding Partner
Steve serves as Managing Director of Reilly Partners. As a founding member of the company, Steve established and now manages the research function for the firm nationwide. 
Karen Chan - Chief Administrative Officer
Karen serves as Chief Administrative Officer in the firm’s Chicago office. As a founding member of the firm, Karen works with the CEO and COO defining, implementing, and planning effective business operation and strategies for the firm.  She is responsible for all Administrative, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing/Public Relations, and IT functions for the firm. At the same time, she serves as Executive Assistant to the CEO. 
Brad Fitzpatrick - Managing Director
  Brad Fitzpatrick is a Managing Director at Reilly Partners, and works out of the Chicago office. He has strategically partnered with CEOs and CFOs of organizations across the country to help them identify and build top performing teams. Brad has experience leading searches across all industries spanning private equity backed firms up to large publicly traded corporations.
Steve Goering - Managing Director
Steve is a Managing Director at Reilly Partners and works out of the Chicago office. He serves as the firm's leader within the Financial Services Practice Group and recruits executive talent within Asset Management, Wealth Management, Retail Banking, Credit Card, and Fintech with functional expertise in Advertising & Marketing, Sales & Distribution, Product Development, and Strategy. 
Liam Lawrence - Managing Director
Liam is a Managing Director with Reilly Partners where he is responsible for leading the Global Insurance Industry Practice. Since entering the executive search industry in 1995 Liam has been working with clients to successfully manage officer level search assignments in nearly all lines of insurance.
Jim McSherry - Managing Director
Jim serves as Managing Director for Reilly Partners, a nationally recognized retained executive search firm ranked Top 20 in North America by Hunt-Scanlon. With more than 30 years of experience in the executive search industry, Jim provides senior search services to: Leading CPA Advisory Firms and their midmarket clients; Midwest Private Equity firms and their portfolio companies; Industrial companies; National Property & Casualty Insurance oraganizations.
Bruce R. Ralph - Managing Director
Bruce R. Ralph serves as a Managing Director for Reilly Partners.  As an executive search consultant, Bruce has successfully led the recruitment of a wide range of general management and functional executives for privately-held and publicly-traded companies.  His industry experience focuses on industrial products, consumer products, durable goods, and technology market sectors, and he is especially skilled in defining and assessing distinctive organizational, cultural, and leadership competencies vital for success.
Jaxon A. Reilly - Managing Director
Jaxon serves as Managing Director for Reilly Partners. He works with clients to successfully manage search assignments in the private equity, sports, and technology industries. With over a decade of search experience, Jaxon’s expertise includes industry and competitor research, determination of critical needs, and identification of target impact areas.  He engages in business-to-business relationship maintenance with start-up and Fortune 1000 clients.
Doug Falasco - Associate
Doug serves as an Associate with Reilly Partners, joining the team in 2014.  In this role he operates as a project manager for the search process, which includes identifying, contacting, and qualifying candidates.
Casey Kenny - Associate
Casey serves as an Associate at Reilly Partners, joining the team in 2014. In this role, he operates as a project manager for the search process which includes identifying, contacting, and qualifying candidates. 
Miriam Lopez - Associate
Miriam serves as an Associate at Reilly Partners, joining the team in 2015. In this role, she operates as a project manager for the search process, which includes identifying, contacting, and qualifying candidates.
Denise Umubyeyi - Associate
Denise serves as an Associate with Reilly Partners, joining the team in 2014. In this role, she operates as a project manager for the search process, which includes identifying, contacting, and qualifying candidates.