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Rick Cobb

Executive VP at Challenger, Grey & Christmas, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois
Rick is the Executive Vice President of global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. where the Firm has provided job search counseling to discharged professionals making the transition to reemployment since the 1960's. Rick has been with Challenger for 21 years, where he oversees all relationship development and transition counseling for North America. Rick also serves on the senior management team responsible for developing and maintaining the firm's worldwide business strategy. Rick is a dynamic speaker, he is frequently asked to present to business organizations on issues related to employment and workforce development. He made presentations at Nielsen Learning's Leadership Summit, The Human Resources Assoc. of Central Ohio Annual Conference and the Human Resources Forum of Ontario's Annual Conference in 2007. Rick is also a frequent contributor to Canada's Report on Business, CNBC, CNN and NBC.

About Me

How does your service stand out?
21 years experience, where he oversees all relationship development and transition counseling for North America, also serves on the senior management team responsible for developing and maintaining the firm's worldwide business strategy.
What publications have you contributed to?
Jumping the Canyon, Starting March 2010,
Presentation on the factors, actions and influences that allow the Senior HR Executive to become a Strategic Partner to the C-Suite Executives. And The Train Swerved...and Hit Me! June 2016, Presentation to FEING in Dallas/Ft. Worth on the Unanticipated Barriers to Career Search and Advancement.

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Associations

Association Position
Human Resources Management Association of Chicago 0
Society of Human Resources Management
Executive's Club of Chicago
Junior Achievement of Chicago

Education

School Degree Graduation Year
Drake University Bachelor's degree in marketing and speech communications

Contact Information

Challenger, Grey & Christmas, Inc.

150 S Wacker Dr STE 2700
Chicago, IL 60606