Chris Schoettelkotte


chris@manhattanresources.com  |  713.980.1400 ext:101

Chris founded Manhattan Resources in 1999. His drive for success coupled with insanely hard work and extraordinary talent found along the way have made Manhattan resources the top-tier executive search firm it is today.

Chris’ constant push toward excellence has created a booming organization, with Executive Search Consultants across the US, that have placed over 2000 candidates both domestically and internationally. In addition to recruiting top industry talent on behalf of his clients, Chris focuses on the strategic planning, marketing and growth of the firm. Chris has won top recruiting honors at the city, state, national and international levels. Starting with HAAPC & TAPC Rookie of the Year awards in 1999, Chris has received Top Producer awards each year from both organizations. In the Spring of 2009 Chris was invited to join the Pinnacle Society, the nation’s premier consortium of top recruiters within the search industry. In 2012, Chris was invited to join an exclusive group of $1,000,000 a year producers. This group focuses on continuous improvement within the search industry, which includes a collaborative goal of constant improvement across the profession.

Prior to founding Manhattan Resources, Chris held various leadership positions with Union Pacific, Olsten Corporation and Corporate Express. Chris currently resides in Houston and is a 1990 graduate of Western Illinois University with a degree in Marketing and received his MBA (International Business & Finance) from the University of Houston’s Bauer College of Business in 1998.

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