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Scott Cuellar is a Partner in the Chicago office, from which he serves a national base of industrial, distribution, and consumer clients. Functionally, Scott has extensive depth in general management, finance, sales, supply chain, and human resources assignments. Scott has been active in executive search since 1995, spending the first dozen years with Russell Reynolds and Heidrick & Struggles. In 2007, he co-founded Cavoure Advisors, a senior-level boutique that joined with Chartwell in 2014.

Earlier in his career Scott was a consultant in the Cleveland office of McKinsey & Company, and then served as Corporate Development Manager at the General Electric Company. He began his career in engineering and marketing roles with the General Motors Corporation. Scott graduated cum laude from Kettering University (then General Motors Institute) with a B.S. in electrical engineering. He added an MBA with distinction from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.