Carl Coco, Jr. CPC

President/CEO
Pinnacle Society Member
Officer & Board Member
Member of Executive Committee

Carl joined Professions, Inc. in November of 1975 and became a stockholder, President and CEO in January 1976.  Prior, Carl worked for an independent recruiting firm from January 15th, 1970 until November 1975.

Carl’s specialty centers on the packaging industry with mills, distributors and converters. Some of Carl’s client relationships go back over two to three decades. He and his team have the ability of not only finding the candidate who fits the client specifications and fits the corporate culture. This is proven through his high lifetime retention of recruited talent. Carl is also known for the search and recruiting of top performing candidates. Carl only deals with “A” type firms and recruits currently employed “A” type candidates. He personally manages all of his client’s searches. Carl is 100% retained with his clients.    Carl has several companies that he has placed over 200 recruited candidates, spanning over 40 years. Carl hit 46 years as a recruiter on January 15, 2016.

Carl is one of the top two billing partners at Professions and in February 1996 he was inducted into the Pinnacle Society, the nation’s premier consortium of the top 80 recruiters within search industry.  Carl is also a past board member and the past President (2007-2008) of OAESP. Carl is also past board member of Ohio Staffing and Search Associates (OSSA), past board member of Ohio Association of Placement Consultants (OAPC) Past President, and Vice President of South West Ohio Employment Association (SWOEA).  In addition, Carl has been published in various trade journals and he has been a keynote speaker at High Schools and Colleges on career topics.

In August 2016, Carl broke his own monthly record. In 2015, Professions, Inc. was the Largest Executive Search Firm in Cincinnati as ranked by the Cincinnati Business Courier.