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Jennifer Bush — Bio

Jennifer Bush
Jennifer joined Gaines in September 2017 and brings over 5 years of experience in executive search, talent advising, training and development, and management. Prior to Gaines, she executed searches for senior-level roles in the oil and gas industry as part of a boutique executive search firm. There she made many successful placements across industry disciplines while helping to establish the U.S. office and develop the research team. She has also executed a variety of consultative projects including onboarding process development, salary surveys, career advising, and talent mapping.


With a B.A in Organizational Leadership from NorthPark University and a M.Sc. in Human Resource Development from Texas A&M, Jennifer brings perspectives in psychology, organizational development, career planning, and business strategy to her work. As a lifelong learner, she is interested in a wide range of topics including “Big Data”, public policy, and the future of manufacturing.


As a Principal for Gaines International, Jennifer plays a key role in each assignment by leading recruitment and candidate development efforts while using industry insight to steer search strategies. She partners closely with the research and business development teams to ensure successful execution of each initiative.


Jennifer is known for her thorough and methodical approach to search. Clients appreciate her ability to draw out key aspects of a role and incorporate cultural and business needs into search strategies. Candidates can rely on her to be a knowledgeable and helpful partner throughout the recruitment process.