tatum expands business development executive team in response to high demand for private equity services.

ATLANTA – November 2, 2017 – Tatum announced today the continued expansion of its private equity (PE) practice to meet the growing needs of its PE portfolio. With several key hires, the new team will fortify the reach, efficiency and success of the nationwide practice. Since Tatum launched its PE business more than 15 years ago, the company’s sector has experienced exponential growth.

Jim Schuchard has been appointed as practice leader and is responsible for spearheading business development and client relationship management. As a tenured managing partner, Schuchard joined Tatum in 2010 and has since built impactful relationships and contributed to the company’s growth strategy.

"Dynamic leaders are a fundamental element for every organization. Jim’s positive leadership and wealth of industry knowledge have already proven to be invaluable assets for our team’s success,” said Macon Albertson, president of Tatum. Chris Shaw has been Tatum’s director of business development serving PE clients throughout the northeast for more than a year. In this capacity, Shaw is responsible for driving strategic business conversations while introducing Tatum’s business solutions and consulting services. With the majority of his career spent in PE, hedge funds and investment services, Shaw provides unmatched expertise for his clients.

Due to increased demand and the volume of PE firms headquartered in the northeast, Mike Blank joins Shaw as director of business development serving Tatum’s northeast and mid-Atlantic markets. With his comprehensive understanding of human capital management, Blank will help companies optimize their executive management teams as well as provide business solutions and consulting services to enhance operational excellence. 

Tory Raether, with more than 20 years of investment banking experience, joins Tatum as director of business development serving the firm’s southeast and midwest markets. With his keen expertise in finance and capital markets, Raether will focus on helping PE and venture capital firms achieve business goals and objectives. 

Jeff Minter, based in Irvine, CA, will serve as director of business development focusing on Tatum’s west coast market. Minter brings more than 10 years of experience providing intellectual capital services. He also offers extensive knowledge of full lifecycle business development for both large, billion-dollar corporations, as well as start-ups.

Nick Wilkins joins as talent manager and is responsible for recruiting best-in-class candidates to work with PE clients on interim, project and executive search bases. As a trusted executive recruiting professional, Wilkins aligns qualified job seekers with attractive opportunities within the PE practice.

As the PE industry continues to expand and expects high performance from their portfolio companies, Tatum is in alignment and committed to supporting their business objectives,” said Albertson. I am highly confident our team will utilize their recruiting and sales proficiencies to partner with the best of the best within the industry.” 

In addition to full-service private equity offerings, Tatum specializes in executive and interim recruitment services for other functions, including healthcare and technology. To learn more about Tatum and its private equity services, please visit www.tatum-us.com

about tatum.

Tatum is a leading professional and interim services firm offering hands-on strategic, financial and technology solutions that measurably improve business performance. Tatum’s executive leaders and consultants help companies navigate critical points in the business lifecycle and execute their strategic initiatives. Our deep management and operational expertise, keen strategic consultancy and a focus on follow-through enable our teams to deliver solutions that drive sustainable impact. With a national footprint including offices in key markets, our firm is ready to mobilize locally anywhere in the country. Tatum is an operating company of Randstad US.

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