Trent Jackson

Partner, Jobplex

Trent serves as a Partner based in the firm’s Chicago office. With over 15 years of executive search experience, Trent has conducted hundreds of searches throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia.

Trent Jackson

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Trent’s clients range from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies across various industries, including engineering, human resources, life sciences, real estate, private equity, technology, and finance.

Beginning his search career with DHR and Jobplex, Trent served as a research associate. Because of his dedication and talent, he was quickly promoted to Jobplex’s first Director of Research, where he contributed significantly to the firm’s growth.

In 2014, Trent co-founded a boutique global executive search firm focused on roles in quantitative high-frequency trading and stock market technologies. The firm was later acquired by a nationwide executive search firm, where he served as Managing Principal, serving clients in the manufacturing, real estate, financial services, and services industries.

Trent holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois.


Our executive search experience, amplified by our firsthand understanding of the health care and life science markets, provides value as we build long-term consultative relationships with clients. For every assignment, our team members bring a full understanding of the critical elements of patient care, the complexity of local and global markets and the nuances of navigating the regulatory and commercial environments around the world.
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Human Resources

Our industry-leading HR executive search consultants believe culture drives performance and leadership drives culture. We see the Human Resources Officer as the primary leadership role model and “carrier” of your organization’s culture.
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Attracting the best senior leaders in today’s competitive life science industry is a sizable task that requires a strategic and tactical team-based approach. Our experience, amplified by our first-hand understanding of the life science market, provides a compelling value proposition in building long-term consultative relationships with clients.
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