We Are an Extension of Your Team

“I’ve had one of Jerry’s CRM candidates on my staff for almost 2 years now and it was a great hire. This individual has made a significant contribution to our CRM efforts here at Dell. Jerry knows CRM, and Jerry knows where to find CRM talent.”
David Zucker, PhD, Director of Global CRM, Dell Computer ”


Bernhart Associates was among the first executive search firms to specialize in the recruitment of CRM and Loyalty Marketers in the 1990’s. Today, we are an established leader in helping brands and agencies surface, attract and hire top-performing Managers, Directors, and Vice Presidents of CRM and Loyalty, plus campaign management and analytic staff.

Here’s What Our Clients Have To Say

We Truly Understand Your Needs.

It takes special skills and abilities to succeed in CRM and loyalty marketing.

Check out Jerry Bernhart’s by-lined article that appeared in Loyalty360,  “Loyalty Marketing: Looking For More Than Required Skills in 2014,”  and his widely read blog post,  “What To Look For When Hiring Senior CRM Leaders” 

Bernhart Associates = High Credibility for Your Search

Our Recruitment Process is Disciplined,
Time-Tested and Delivers Results

The key to any successful long-term hire is the right cultural fit. We don’t just talk about it, we’re obsessed with it. And the latest numbers prove it: 94% of our placed CRM and Loyalty candidates are with the same employer at least 2 years later.

Our Process

Cultural Fit

Visit our library of by-lined articles, media coverage, and conference appearances.

With Our Network, You’re Search Goes
Wide and Deep

  • More than 53K Connections/Followers on LinkedIn
  • Our own LinkedIn Group with more than 11,000 members
  • Our proprietary database contains more than 6,500 CRM and Loyalty Marketing contacts and resumes
  • Regular attendee of the CRMC and DMA conferences


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Bernhart Associates Executive Search, LLC
2068 Greenwood Drive
Owatonna, MN 55060