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JOE GONZALEZ,
CEO & PRACTICE LEADER

Joe is often described as an “evangelist!”  Just listen to him speak about something he is passionate about. He builds collaborative relationships that result in highly effective results. As the CEO he guides the current strategies for BCA and outlines the future of our firm.  As Practice Leader he leads all senior HR searches with fervor, dedication and servant leadership.

What inspires you?

Leadership that creates a vision and culture of exceptional expectations and execution.  As Steve Jobs put it “What exists today is what someone thought of yesterday.  We can create our future.. so go do it!”

Who inspires you?

In sports it would have to be Phil Jackson – He knows what it takes to win (Owners, Players, Control he will have, etc.) and will not settle for linkedin icon email icon twitter iconsituations that are less than a potential championship.  We must choose our battles well.  Many HR Professionals fail in their initial Head of HR opportunities because they are not aware of all it takes to win in their opportunity.

In business would have to be Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn.  His ability to see opportunity, then communicate his vision in a simple way is phenomenal.  He is highly relatable, yet brilliant.

Advice you live by?

“You should live by what you say you believe in.”  We can’t have true success and peace in our lives when we are not consistently living out our values.

What’s the one problem you are best at solving for your clients?

Gaining clarity and setting direction.

What do your clients say about you?

I am an encyclopedia… I care for them more than any other executive recruiter.

How do you want to be remembered?

In the end, he wanted to improve people’s lives.

What’s your favorite way to spend a weekend or a Sunday afternoon?

Listening for God’s direction… Honor the Sabbath.

Fun Fact

I love corn nuts & red licorice / to be outside doing just about anything from cycling, yard work, swimming in the ocean…

Books you have recently read?

Creating Innovators and The Start-Up of YOU!

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