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M. Wood Company Celebrates 30th Anniversary
Chicago, Illinois, February 18, 2000 - Milton M. Wood, Founder and President of M. Wood Company, a Chicago based Executive Search Consulting Firm, celebrates his 30th year in business on February 20, 2000.
Milton Wood began his professional career in information systems consulting. Building upon this knowledge and experience, he founded M. Wood Company in 1970. Wood has recognized by Information Week as one of the top 50 IS consultants in the United States.
As a retained executive search firm, the company initially focused on recruiting for information technology management positions. In the past decade, Wood has been instrumental in developing the company's unique executive search process that enables clients to better identify the true needs of their organization. Understanding each client, its industry, competitors, growth trends, and organizational structure facilitates the search process which results in locating candidates who are the "right fit" for the position and the company. Through this consultative process, Wood has spearheaded the firm's successful expansion beyond the technology sector to other functions and industries. This best practice has contributed to M. Wood Company being recognized by Crain's Chicago Business as one of the Top 25 Retained Search Firms in Chicago.
"I am pleased to say M. Wood Company has never been more capable of providing this type of service than we are today. Our ability to step-up and add value is what has kept us in business for thirty years," stated Wood.
Wood attended Dakota Wesleyan University and is a member of the Society of Information Management (SIM) , Economic Club of Chicago, and the Commonwealth Club. He also serves as a board member of United HealthCare's Training and Education Advisory Council.
Founded in 1970, M. Wood Company is a retained executive search firm who employs a unique consultative approach to the executive search process. In 1999, M. Wood Company was ranked by Crain's Chicago Business as one of the top 20 largest executive recruiters in Chicago.