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Recruiting for Business, Accounting & Finance

Offering a customized, direct recruiting solution.  Contingent, contract, retained or "container" search assignments.  Can offer a tailored recruiting strategy, targeting candidates out of a specific industry, function or competitor(s).  Well-suited for confidential openings.

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Resourceful, creative and diligent.  A professional and respectful approach.


Focus areas in Accounting,
Finance and Business Management, including
executive levels.

Tom Utroske

Managing Partner/Recruiter

Prior to Blue Note, Tom has 15 years of full-cycle recruiting experience with established, Chicago search firms.   He's successfully placed over 400 professionals from an external search standpoint, covering nearly every industry segment.  This includes Public Accounting/CPA firms (local/smaller-tier to the regional players to the Big 4),  Financial Services (banking, fund services, hedge funds, specialized finance), Manufacturing/Distribution, Marketing Services, Pharma/Health, Consulting, Non-Profit, Education, Technology, Legal, Family Wealth Offices, Associations and others.


Tom began his career in audit with Price Waterhouse.  Subsequently, during the majority of the 90's, Tom was Co-Founder/President of a Telecom Services Company in the Chicago west suburbs, where he recruited and managed direct and indirect sales channels.  An Indiana University graduate, Tom was a Music Performance major before completing his degree in Accounting.  He's been active with SHRM, Financial Executives International, IU Alumni/Kelley Alumni Association, Metropolitan Club and others.  Tom lives in Chicago where he's an active gym-goer, swimmer, a college basketball/football enthusiast and musician-hobbyist.

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