Baillie Parker



"A successful engagement starts with a consultant who listens, takes accountability for deliverables each step of the way, and builds a close, trusted relationship with clients and candidates."

Baillie’s recent search work includes CEO, CFO and COO placements for leading private equity and venture backed companies.  His search experience spans almost a decade of work across a range of functions and disciplines for both private and multi-billion dollar public companies in technology and industrial sectors.

Prior to ON Partners, Baillie was a Partner with a leading global firm, and a Partner with Converge Executive Search, a highly regarded boutique. He began his career in retained search at Russell Reynolds Associates. Prior to his career in search, Baillie was CEO / Co-founder of a start-up and featured in Billboard Magazine’s “Faces to Watch” list of executives.

Baillie graduated cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis. He lives in Minneapolis near a lake with his wife and dog Archie, and is a Board Member for Anticon LLC.





Recent News

Successful Placement: Stouse

Stouse Taps Nikkie Freeman as the New Chief Marketing Officer NEW CENTURY, Kan. — November 15, 2016 — Stouse is pleased to announce the addition of Nikkie Freeman to the senior management team as chief marketing officer. Freeman will sharpen the focus on Stouse’s customer base via enhanced communications and digital interactions designed to help […]

Right person for the job

To match private equity firms and executives, block out the noise Smart Business Baillie Parker interviewed by Adam Burroughs Share:  Follow: x Private equity firms are seemingly always on the lookout for high-quality C-level executives, more so than most organizations because they have multiple companies in their portfolios all seeking to find ways to grow or transform. […]

Successful Placement: Tenere

Tenere Appoints Brian Steel VP of Global Sales & Marketing Dresser, Wis. – July 25, 2016 – Tenere Inc. (Tenere), a full service solutions provider of metal and plastic components and assemblies for Fortune 500 companies, today announced the appointment of Brian Steel to the position of Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing. Steel […]

Successful Placement: United Skin Specialists

United Skin Specialists Expands Leadership Team MINNEAPOLIS (July 21, 2016) — United Skin Specialists LLC (“USS”), one of the Midwest’s fastest-growing dermatology-directed practice management groups, announced today that it hired Christopher Knutson as Vice President of Finance. Read the full release

Successful Placement: IronPlanet

IronPlanet Names eBay and Google Veteran Matt Ackley Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer PLEASANTON, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced that Matt Ackley has been named senior vice president and chief marketing officer. Ackley comes to IronPlanet with 25 years of successful […]

Critical Hire

Creating and maintaining a successful client/search consultant relationship Smart Business Baillie Parker + John Coutts interviewed by Adam Burroughs Share:  Follow: x Search consultants are brought in to help companies strengthen some aspect of their business with a critical executive hire. With so much at stake, hiring candidates for these positions takes an expert approach. “A search […]