Our History

– 1998, Founded

…after I left Management Recruiters International as Region Manager of Company Operations. Initial focus on contingency placement of accounting and finance professionals in Northeast Ohio.

– 1999, Opened Office in Beachwood

Opened our first office in Beachwood and added temporary placement of accounting and financial professionals.

– 2002, Began Involvement with HR

Started placement of Human Resource professionals and expanded office space in Beachwood.

– 2009, Moved Offices to Independence

– 2010, Started Retained Search Business

– 2015, Started Future State Talent Solutions

Started Future State Talent Solutions, and I became certified as a Human Capital Strategist.

– 2017, Moved to Virtual Office

– 2018, Rebranded eSearch Talent Solutions

– 2019, Merged Search Practice with Patina Executive Search, and joined Predictive Index as a Certified Partner

Randy  Samsel HCS, Founder & President

I have worked in the recruiting field for 25 years. I started eSearch in 1998. Locally, I have served as President of the Cleveland of Society of HR Managers and on the board of the Northern Ohio HR Planning Society.

University of Pennsylvania- The Wharton School- MBA
Tri-State University- Bachelor’s Degree
HCS – Human Capital Strategist

CPA (inactive) Ohio and Texas
CMA (inactive)

Talent Optimization Certified Consultant

I am married to Laura. We have two children who graduated from Brecksville High School. We love living in Greater Cleveland and try to enjoy all the area has to offer- which is substantial!


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