James Madison

Managing Director

James Madison is a Managing Director at Conquest Recruiting, a division of Harvard Group International, a leading executive/professional search firm that represents Fortune 500 and startup-to-mid-sized companies. He is committed to partnering with companies to identify the right talent that fits the organization’s culture and will drive bottom line business growth.

Prior to joining Conquest Recruiting, he spent 25+ years in supply chain leadership, operations management and customer development roles at major Fortune 500 companies such as Colgate Palmolive Inc. and Henkel NA Consumer Products. His strengths include the continuous delivery of supply chain strategies that reduce cost, drive operational efficiencies, ensure compliance, maximize revenue and maintain a high level of service, quality and customer satisfaction.

Prior to joining corporate America, James spent four years in the Army in Nurnberg, Germany, as an officer and is a veteran of Operation Desert Storm. Additionally, he grew up as an “Army Brat” residing in numerous locations, including Belgium, Paris, Germany, New York and Arizona.

James is paramount at building relationships, problem solving and driving continuous improvement. He has a passion for networking and collaborating with clients and candidates to find the perfect match for long-term business success. He is passionate about helping people maximize their potential and become the best version of themselves. Some of his greatest accomplishments have been coaching and developing team members and managers to become successful leaders for assignments of greater responsibility and personal satisfaction. He believes: “When you pursue your purpose with passion, you will never work a day in your life!”