O’Neill Consulting Group is proud to announce the addition of senior corporate executive Chris Knipp to lead the firm’s fast-growing Human Resources practice. Mr. Knipp will be based out of O’Neill Consulting Group’s Dallas office.

Dallas, Texas. (August 5, 2014) –O’Neill Consulting Group, a leading retained executive search firm, announced today that Christopher J. Knipp will join the firm August 11th as Managing Director. Mr. Knipp will lead the firm’s Human Resources practice and support the company’s significant growth across a breadth of engagements. He will be based out of O’Neill Consulting Group’s Dallas office.

Throughout his 30-year career, Chris has been highly recognized as a prominent Human Resources executive and change agent. Chris has built out best-in-class HR functions, shaped high-performing cultures, and led organizational transformations for a variety of companies. His comprehensive experience spans across blue-chip, Fortune 5 companies to private equity-funded, high-growth and turnaround organizations.

“Chris is an important strategic addition to our team as we not only expand our physical presence in Dallas, but grow our client relationships globally. He brings a unique perspective as a long-term client of the executive search industry, and we will look to his expertise as we continue to deliver the best possible results and search experience for clients and candidates,” shared Kevin O’Neill, founder and CEO.

Knipp expressed his excitement about the career move, “It is a distinct privilege to join the O’Neill team at this exciting time in their history. As both a former client and candidate of the firm, I have been thoroughly impressed with their commitment to excellence and personal attention throughout our relationship.”

“I look forward to identifying and attracting the leaders that will push our client’s businesses to perform at their best, while making a real difference in the lives of those candidates we place,” added Knipp.

Mr. Knipp holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Industrial & Labor Relations, both from Cornell University.