Team Managers

Elevated Recruitment Solutions

HES has been a leader and innovator in recruitment with combined experience of more than 150 years. We've learned a thing or two about pinpointing those people who can enhance the intellect of a business. Our proprietary Elevated Recruitment approach is a combination of our streamlined methodology and the unique knowledge of our industry experts, from around the world, designed specifically to help target the next impact player and deliver them at the pace business demands.

Customized solutions, Real-world pace

HES recruiters are focused on meeting a company's individual cultural and business needs. No preconceived notions or cookie cutters—only carefully crafted solutions designed to achieve specific hiring goals and objectives. With a full range of solutions, we give you the flexibility you want at the pace you demand.

Meet Our Team Managers

Mark Whitesell | Huntsville Executive Search

Mark Whitesell

I have spent the last 22 years involved in various recruiting roles. I have quantified experience with both sides of the recruitment process, agency placement and corporate recruitment. I co-founded HES/HTS in 2002, and have consistently grown revenues and increased market penetration since our inception.

Specialties: -My experience is in direct recruiting, sourcing, client development, and operations/process management. My niche focus and primary recruiting expertise is in the AEC industry, Large Civil Infrastructure recruitment (Water Wastewater, Transportation, Bridge, Light Rail, etc), MEP/FP, Construction, large commercial Real Estate Development and Architectural Engineering verticals.

Charles Eckman | Huntsville Executive Search

Charles Eckman

Charles M. Eckman brings over 32 years of all levels of business experience, specializing in new product development and innovative thinking. He graduated from Purdue University in 1980 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Previously, Charles was one of the primary principals in Encon (Energy Convertors, Inc.) an electric heating element manufacturing plant in Dallas, PA. Charles has numerous patents with the most successful being the “Polymeric Immersion Heating Element”. This development lead to Encon being acquired by the Watlow Company of St. Louis, which has since setup a whole new industry based on this technology.

His experience in P&L, product innovation/business development, operations, marketing, sales and customer relationship management within manufacturing/R&D startup and growth environments provides valuable knowledge and insights from which to build Huntsville Executive Search Inc. into a successful company. Unlimited potential was why I entered into the recruiting and staffing industry. Growth has and will be one of our top goals for the future.

Chris Walsh | Huntsville Executive Search

Chris Walsh

A demonstrated history of individual production and managing a staff in the recruiting industry. Skilled in executive search, technical recruiting, and management. Strong professional with a track record of providing growth and leadership.

Bachelor’s degree focused in Business Administration / Accounting from Misericordia University.

Courtney Gabriel | Huntsville Executive Search

Courtney Gabriel

Courtney Gabriel is a Human Resource Manager and is responsible for Recruiting, New hire Coordination, Payroll, and Employee Maintenance. Courtney also handles employee relations and training. As a human resources manager, she plans, directs and coordinates the administrative functions of Huntsville Executive Search.