As president, Sweeney will have full P&L responsibility for each of the company’s three practices: executive search, leadership development, and career transition. She will also continue to lead all strategic growth initiatives including sales, marketing and new product development. Ratliff & Taylor currently employs 25 professionals at its Independence location.
“Beth has proven to be an insightful leader, trusted colleague and a true steward of our corporate culture,” says CEO Mike Milby. “Her thoughtful, customer-oriented approach has strengthened our position in the market and enabled us to bring on many exciting new clients and assignments.”
Sweeney had served as market president at Ratliff & Taylor since 2014 where she was responsible for sales, marketing, new product development and the customer experience. Prior to joining Ratliff & Taylor, she was SVP and general manager for a global talent management organization. Sweeney also held positions with the Mount Sinai Health Care System as corporate director of marketing and public affairs and as a producer and reporter for WKYC Channel 3 in Cleveland.
“I am delighted to work with 25 of the most talented professionals and true friends one could ever hope for, and even more flattered to lead them.” Sweeney said. “A close friend told me that in this life, you can work to find your people or your purpose. I found both.”
Sweeney is a Gestalt professional certified coach and an alum of Kent State University. She also holds a certification in career transition coaching and has completed study in change management.