Our Team – Proof

The team at O’Connor O’Connor Lordi is comprised of a variety of individuals whose unique, yet complementary, skills allow the executive search firm to meet and often exceed expectations. The team’s
range of experiences adds to its adaptability, allowing the engagement managers to customize solutions for each specific search. The team works together within the framework of their shared values, their commitment to engagement, and their passion for executive search to provide the highest quality results to their clients.

Tom O’Connor

Thomas (Tom) F. O’Connor

President & CEO

Email: tomoconnor@oolltd.com

Education: University of Steubenville, BS Biology

Founded OOL: 1983

27+ years of experience in executive search

Areas of Expertise: Manufacturing, Industrial, Financial Services, Coatings/Adhesives/Sealants

Functional Placements: CEO, CFO, COO, General Manager

Notables: Recipient – John Heinz Memorial Award, Board Chair – Annual Forging a New Freedom,

Participant – Goodwill Industries Board, Participant – CCAC Institute of Technology Board of Advisors

Tom O’Connor leads the 28 year old retained executive search firm, O’Connor O’Connor Lordi, Ltd. He conducts senior level executive search engagements throughout North America. Tom has become known for his professional “take-charge” style that has allowed him to build long-standing relationships with C-suite offices in many leading Fortune 500 companies. His clients trust him to serve as Generalist on key positions in General Management, Finance, Human Resources, Operations, and Sales & Management.

His breadth of experience allows Tom to be a valued partner during corporate strategic planning sessions regarding succession planning and organizational development discussions.

Rick Brown

Richard (Rick) E. Brown

Executive Vice President

Email: rickbrown@oolltd.com

Education: Duquesne University, BS Psychology

Joined OOL: 1984

27+ years of experience in executive search

Areas of Expertise: Light and heavy manufacturing, Chemicals

Functional Placements: Executive level General Manager, Operations and Human Resources

Notables: University, community and civic boards; member, Allegheny Conference on Community Development

Rick joined the firm in 1984 and has built his reputation upon recruiting leadership talent capable of navigating today’s ever changing business climate. Rick recruits at the executive level in the General Management, Operations, Finance, Human Resource and Sales/Marketing functions.

He has particular experience in recruiting change management and acquired integration scenarios.

Tim Tetrick

Timothy (Tim) J. Tetrick

Senior Vice President

Email: timtetrick@oolltd.com

Education: University of Arizona, BS Business Administration

Joined OOL: 1990

20+ years experience in executive search

Areas of Expertise: Expertise and concentration lies in servicing the “Middle Market” Industrial client in need of support; identification and selection of Executive Leadership Talent; Chemicals, Industrial, Medical Device industries

Functional Placements: GM, COO, CIO, VP, Directors, Controllers, Plant Management, Supply Chain/Manufacturing Leaders

Tim Tetrick has over 20 years of experience as a fully retained executive search consultant. He has participated in well over 200 executive searches in a variety of functions and industries. Tim’s customer-oriented, empathetic, and tenacious nature has contributed to his reputation as the “one to get it done” when there is a challenging search assignment facing the firm.

Mandy Murphy

Mandy L. Murphy

Manager of Candidate Sourcing & Recruiting

Email: mandymurphy@oolltd.com

Education: Robert Morris University, BS Business Administration

Joined OOL: 2001

10+ years experience in executive search

Areas of Expertise: Expertise lies in identifying and employing creative research methodologies to ensure customers receive the results and commitments outlined within VelocitySM.



Shari Smith

Shari Smith

Executive Assistant

Email: sharismith@oolltd.com

Joined OOL: 2011


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