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

– 2020, Started Esearch Talent Solutions Career Coaching

Randy  Samsel HCS, Founder & President

Randy has worked in the talent and executive search field for 25 years. In his practice, Randy works closely with executives and business owners to help them develop talent strategies to attract and retain game-changing leaders.

In addition to his search business, Randy is a certified Human Capital Strategist. As a business owner himself, Randy understands that talent strategy is only valuable if it supports overall business strategy.

Randy is a frequent speaker and author on talent and careers. He was recently a featured speaker on the HR Cruise and has presented his Talent Strategy and Career Management concepts to professional associations, including The Financial Executives International, The Institute of Internal Auditors, The Institute of Management Accountants, Entrepreneur’s Edge, and SCORE.

Board Roles:
Advisory Board Member – Fahey Group
Treasurer, Ohio SHRM State Council
Interim Board Chair of Bloom Bakery 2015-2017
Board member of Towards Employment 2012-2017
Past President of Cleveland SHRM
Past Treasurer of HR Leadership Group of Northeast Ohio

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


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