Penrhyn International

Taylor Winfield - Dallas

Connie Adair

connie adair

  • Office: Taylor Winfield - Dallas
  • Location: Dallas (TX), United States
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  • Fields: Business & Professional Services, Consumer Goods, Energy, Utilities & Mining, Retail / Wholesale, Technology, Telecommunication & Media

ABOUT

Connie Adair has been a Principal in Penrhyn International since Taylor Winfield joined the network in 2007.

As CEO of Taylor Winfield since 1994, Connie has had a long and distinguished career in creating and establishing “best practices” for executive search methodology. Connie’s talent and expertise have uniquely positioned Taylor Winfield – delivering the broad reach of a multi-national firm yet with the agility and responsiveness of a specialty boutique. She has led the company into double-digit growth, increasing annual revenues by an average of 26 percent over the last four years, while earning the highest closure rate in the industry. She is known for building strong relationships across boards, networks, clients and her community.

As the recently appointed Chairman of Penrhyn International, Connie is at the forefront of executive search and human capital management, not only in the United States but across the globe. A thought-leader in the industry, Connie is a lecturer at the eMBA program of SMU Cox School of Business and expert panelist for various organizations on executive leadership and board readiness. She also lends her limitless energy and talent to several non-profit boards throughout the United States, including Watermark for exceptional women leaders in the Silicon Valley, Attitudes & Attire™ in Dallas, Desert Research Institute of Nevada, and the holding company of Sacred Spade in San Antonio.

“I am proud to say that Taylor Winfield is pioneering a new approach to human capital management. We are now more than just an extension of an organization’s recruiting efforts. We are a strategic partner working with key leadership to ensure alignment with the organization’s business strategies. It is our role to identify and place the world-class talent that will help an organization achieve optimum results.”

Kirk Harrell

kirk harrell

  • Office: Taylor Winfield - Dallas
  • Location: Dallas (TX), United States
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  • Fields: Business & Professional Services , Financial Services, Technology, Telecommunication & Media

ABOUT

With acute attention to detail and a commitment to excellence, Kirk has earned a reputation for exceeding client expectations. He believes in an open-minded approach to each client, listening intently to identify not only the needs stated but those that may go unmentioned to project both current and future talent opportunities. Kirk’s superior candidate development expertise make him a recognized top talent recruiter across multiple sectors. Kirk has deep expertise with private equity-backed growth stage companies and those on the forefront of innovation as well as those in transformation. A visionary and student of evolving trends and opportunities, Kirk brings a competitive advantage to his clients by being on the leading edge of the industries he serves.

Kirk came to Taylor Winfield in 2002 from a boutique search firm where he focused on business development and search execution for nationwide technology clients within the hardware, software, telecommunications and internet sectors. He was Manager of Resource Planning for Isix Software/DARC Corporation, specializing in Oracle services and software. Kirk has a B.A. in Business Administration from Baylor University.

Lynn Durant

lynn durant

  • Office: Taylor Winfield - Dallas
  • Location: Dallas (TX), United States
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  • Fields: Business & Professional Services , Consumer Goods, Energy, Utilities & Mining, Retail / Wholesale, Technology, Telecommunication & Media

ABOUT

Lynn is a high-energy professional with a focus on results. Her clients view her as an engaged partner in their business who is committed to their success. A champion of the Taylor Winfield principle of “faster, smarter, better,” Lynn sources individuals who are proven dynamic leaders and influencers within their organizations. Her past experience in key leadership positions within global software, hardware and communication companies gives her an edge in understanding an organization’s needs, allowing her to read past the resume to go deeper in making impactful and successful matches within the technology industry.

In addition to placements in the U.S., Lynn has deep expertise in the global market. As a partner in Penrhyn, a global managing body of recruitment firms upholding the best of AESC standards, Lynn is a thought-leader actively involved in global search. She has recently completed searches in a variety of markets including Latin America, Canada, China, and EMEA. In addition to her C-suite level placements, she has applied her talents to Taylor Winfield’s mid-tier practice, TW Scale. She continues to experience tremendous success in running and growing this specialty group of TW.

Prior to joining Taylor Winfield, Lynn served as a key member of the executive management team for Tidal Software. In the role of Global Vice President Customer Care and Professional Services, Lynn re-engineered processes and built strong teams that scaled each division, producing 3x revenue growth for a global infrastructure software company. While building a base of 400+ Fortune 1000 customers she grew revenues significantly and was instrumental in positioning the company for its sale to Cisco Systems (NASDAQ CSCO). Lynn’s background also includes DARC Corporation where she led business development creating partnerships with Oracle managers and carried overall vertical industry segment responsibility building their North American recruiting practice. In addition, she was a Logistics/Operations Oil & Gas Executive and held similar positions with Charles of the Ritz LTD. Lynn has a B.A. from Kean University in Union, New Jersey.

Contact Taylor Winfield - Dallas

Established in 1987, Taylor Winfield has been instrumental in building billions in market value for our clients via retained executive search and strategic business development. Through key relationships with premier investment firms, global enterprises and our executive network of visionary industry leaders, Taylor Winfield has conducted searches to create hundreds of core management teams in Technology, Energy Management, Retail & Consumer Goods, Professional Services and Education/Non-Profit.

Our executive operations experience, deep industry knowledge and commitment to quality, places Taylor Winfield as one of the world’s leading executive search firms.

5400 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1400 Dallas, TX 75240 
+1 972-392-1400 
dallas@penrhyn.com
http://www.taylorwinfield.com/