JOSEPH KIM

Senior Search Consultant – Sales, Marketing & Administrative

Joseph Kim brings over five years of recruiting experience, working in various industries, including Accounting/Finance, Sales, and Operations. He is a detail-oriented professional who prioritizes consistent communication, organization, and time management.

Working alongside Cam Shinaberry and Jesse Nigrin, Joseph supports business development and account management searches, ensuring clients receive top-tier talent solutions. His unique blend of skills and experiences reflects his passion for making meaningful connections and contributing to the success of both clients and candidates.

Joseph’s educational background includes a degree in Accounting from the University of Maryland Global Campus. Beyond academics, he’s a talented violinist and previously held the first chair in the Maryland All-State Orchestra.

JOHNNY BLACK

Partner, Practice Director - Real Estate & Financial Services

Johnny is a founding member of Chesapeake Search Partners and has been with the firm since its inception in 2013. He currently serves as Practice Director for the Real Estate & Financial Services Practice which was formed in 2016.

He joined the recruiting industry in 2008 as Lead Recruiter for the Banking & Finance practice, which included Real Estate placements, for Stephen James Associates. As he continued those efforts throughout his tenure with the firm, he realized there was a lack of support for the demand of a recruiting partner in these industries within the Baltimore/DC market and has since grown the practice to other markets.

Johnny graduated from Lynchburg College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a minor in Communication.

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RICK FRIBUSH

Partner, Practice Director - Accounting & Finance

Rick is a founding member of Chesapeake Search Partners and Practice Director for the Accounting & Finance Practice, facilitating all direct-hire and contractual searches within these fields. Rick began his career as a CPA in public/corporate accounting. He joined the recruiting industry in 1993 with The Mergis Group. He then went on to successfully lead the Accounting & Finance Practice for Stephen James Associates. As he continued those efforts throughout his tenure in the industry, he realized there was a lack of support for the demand of a recruiting partner in these industries within the Baltimore/DC market.

Rick graduated from Towson University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.

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