San Francisco
  • AEP Inc.
  • Bemis Corp.
  • Berry Plastics/
    Apollo Management
  • Bryce Corp.
  • Coating Excellence/
    Mason Wells
  • Exopack/Sun Capital Partners
  • Hood Packaging
  • Innovia Films
  • Jen-Coat/Wellspring
    Capital Management
  • Lantech
  • Oliver Products/
    Mason Wells
  • Pregis
  • Scapa Tape
  • Sealed Air/Cryovac
  • Sonoco Products
  • Toray Plastics
  • Vitex Packaging/
    Kirtland Capital
  • Wincup
For Clients

Chase & Associates has a long tradition of partnering with industry leaders and top corporations across North America to build successful management and executive teams. Our firm focuses on cultivating and maintaining ongoing relationships with clients and candidates alike. We learn the nuances of your company, get the story straight, sharpen the message and hit the candidate market with a concise, clear and informed message. This information enables us to determine the background, skill sets and personal style that is necessary for successful alignment and integration of candidates.

Chase & Associates specializes in the packaging, food service and manufacturing industries. We excel at placing management, director and executive level candidates in the following areas:

  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Business Development
  • Product Management
  • Technology
  • Research & Development
  • General Management

Our strategic process, developed over 40 years, is as follows:

  1. Assign lead consultant and dedicated research team
  2. Complete company assessment and position analysis
  3. Source, qualify, reference and present top candidates
  4. Coordinate interviews
  5. Evaluate & prepare compensation package
  6. Negotiate and successfully close top candidate
  7. Assist in resignation – mitigate counteroffers
  8. Track the transition after start date to ensure a smooth hire

Why Chase & Associates:

  • We know your market and will learn your goals
  • We will find the best candidate
  • We have built top management teams
  • We will drive the process for you
  • We only accept searches we know we can deliver on
  • We won’t give up – we finish the search
  • We will communicate consistently with you every step of the way
  • We are always available to you – days, nights, weekends

Download this our firm brochure (pdf) to learn more about Chase & Associates.

“We have worked with Chase & Associates for several years and have been very satisfied with their knowledge and commitment to the packaging market. In each search that Chase has performed, they have always offered quality candidates in a timely fashion and managed the process to produce a successful hire.  We can highly recommend Chase as an intelligent and qualified partner in this market.” – President of a leading converter and distributor of thin gauge plastic films

“When I begin a search for a sales representative or national accounts manager, my first call is to Chase & Associates. Michael does an excellent job bringing candidates to our company that have strong packaging backgrounds and key market relationships. His communication and follow up skills help us complete our search in a timely manner. We are very pleased with the results.” –VP Sales of a leading converter of industrial and consumer packaging

“Chase & Associates is a world-class recruiter and a real asset to our business.” –Director of Sales at a Global Film Manufacturer

“We have enjoyed a long term relationship with Chase & Associates that has been built on trust. They take the time to get to know exactly what our needs are and take a rifle shot approach when it comes to finding the right candidates. We owe much of our sales success over the years to the people that Chase & Associates have delivered to our organization.” – Vice President / General Manager, Large Polyethylene Film Manufacturer

“Over the years of working with Mike and his team, Chase & Associates has become an extension of my organization. They clearly understand the type of candidate I pursue and have taken a leadership role in helping to build my sales force. They have the unique ability to match necessary experience and chemistry with my needs, always in a timely manner. When opportunities become available on my team, I go directly to Chase.” – From a VP/GM of a large stretch film company

“I have worked with Michael Chase on numerous occasions to bring professional packaging sales and marketing people into an organization. He is very connected in the industry and has repeatedly demonstrated his ability to bring top notch candidates forward for our consideration. Michael uses solid ethics and integrity in the recruiting business, which is a very positive attribute.” – VP Sales, Polyethylene Film Manufacturer

“Michael works very hard to deliver pre-screened candidates that typically fit the position we are running a search for. Folks I’ve hired through Michael’s firm tend to be long-term valuable employees. I will continue to utilize Mike’s services for the foreseeable future.” – VP Sales and Marketing of a Flexible Packaging Converter

“Chase & Associates have been a trusted business partner for me for over 17 years. I trust Michael and his team to be my first resource when I look to add new sales members — I view him as an extension of my organization. His candidate pool is deep and knowledge of the industry is strong. I highly recommend Chase & Associates.” – EVP of a Cups & Containers Manufacturer