Sterling Martin Associates Announces Brian J. Glade’s Promotion to Vice President, Client Services

Sterling Martin Associates Announces Brian J. Glade’s Promotion to Vice President, Client Services

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Washington, DC (September 17, 2021) – Sterling Martin Associates, a leading retained executive search firm, announced today that Brian J. Glade will become the firm’s Vice President for Client Services. In his time at Sterling Martin Associates, Brian has served as a Senior Executive Recruiter, responsible for candidate identification and development, as well as interviewing and presenting candidates to clients. In his new role, Brian will take on client development and management activities. He will continue with executive recruitment.

David Martin, Sterling Martin’s founder and CEO, said: “Brian has been an invaluable asset to the organization. His commitment to client service and knowledge of the association world have driven excellence in his work. I know his drive, skills, and talents will be well matched to this exciting next role.”

Brian studied at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Bologna, Italy and Washington, DC, and earned a Master’s degree in International Affairs. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Government from the University of Notre Dame. Brian has over 30 years of experience in leadership roles in both trade associations and professional societies.

Prior to joining Sterling Martin Associates, Brian was Managing Director at the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC). AESC is the global body that sets the standards for executive search and leadership consultants worldwide. Before AESC, Brian was Vice President for Global Programs at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and Vice President for Labor Affairs at the US Council for International Business (USCIB). Brian served in Human Resources roles at Texaco Inc. He has been certified as Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).

About Sterling Martin Associates

Sterling Martin Associates is a leading, specialty national search firm conducting chief executive-level searches for associations and nonprofit organizations. SMA has built an outstanding reputation by providing impeccable service to clients and by placing exceptional talent in associations and nonprofits. Based in Washington, DC, SMA has offices in New York, Chicago, Orange County, CA, and Portland, OR.

Founding the firm in 2006 with a mission to combine his search expertise with nonprofit board experience, David Martin now leads a highly experienced, diverse team of 15, combining in-depth client analysis with the latest search technologies to create effective, personalized searches. Since the day he founded the firm, David has personally taken a leadership role with every search, for every client.

Because of its boutique, client-centered approach, SMA has grown into the best, rather than the biggest, search firm of its kind. SMA sets itself apart with a deep knowledge of clients’ needs, a track record of success, and a passion for finding great talent a great place to grow.