Vice President, Recruitment & Employee Development, Warner Bros
“Kevin is smart and trustworthy and he has great instincts about people. He is also very personable, energetic and fun to be with and he cares deeply about those he does business with. I think the world of him.”
HR Business Partner, Sony Pictures Entertainment
“I met Kevin ten years ago when I was heading HR for Sony Picture Entertainment’s Digital Studio Division. Since, he has been a great business colleague and advisor. He has a wonderful, professional and cordial communication style, and he has a huge network of senior level executives in the LA area and beyond. Kevin is very well versed in both HR and general business matters, and his consulting firm is excellent. Kevin and his team are terrific at executive search, executive coaching, and outplacement consulting. I highly recommend Kevin and his consulting firm, Hand & Associates.”
Senior Vice President, Human Resources, 24/7 Real media
“I consider Kevin truly exceptional as an executive coach and placement professional. Kevin is well connected within the media/entertainment/advertising industries and understands these businesses better than most in his profession. I consider myself fotunate to have worked with Kevin and look forward to a continued relationship for many years into the future.”
Executive Vice President World Wide Film Operations, Technicolor
“Kevin is one of the most connected people I have met in the media/entertainment business. He is particularly strong in his “inside” relationships with media service companies. He is generous with his time with those who are networking in the buisness and gives good and pragmatic advice. He is a strong effective recruiter. Anyone in the media and entertainment business shoud make it a point to know him.
On a personal side is energetic and passionate on his business and “the business” Always interesting to talk to.”
Senior Vice President – Organizational Development & Chief Learning Officer, Hilton Hotels Corporation
“I have know Kevin for a number of years and have always found him to be very plugged in to the market place, extremely personable and a very polished professional. He clearly cares about the executives he handles and his success speaks volumes.”
Associate professor, University of Notre Dame
“Mr. Kevin Hand is an excellent “head hunter”. He greatly assisted people I recommended for getting a job. He is an outstanding communicator, has boundless energy, and knows more people than anyone I know. He has great integrity and work ethics, and sincerely cares about the people entrusting and entrusted to his company. I highly endorse his work, and recommend him wholeheartedly.”
President & CEO, RUI Inc.
“Kevin is the best people person that I know. Kevin has the unique talent of objectively sizing up an individual’s ability and value to an organization almost instantly.
On the other hand, Kevin is remarkable at enabling executives to reach their full potential through his personal coaching style and years of industry experience.
I highly recommend Kevin to indiviudals and companies all the time.”
Vice President, Human Resources & Talent Management, Dow Jones
“Kevin is always my first choice when faced with a challenging search. He has taken the time to understand our business and how it is evolving in order to find the candidates who will be best suited to joining a hybrid-like organization. His dedication, style and manner make it effortless to work with him and he is truly a partner.”