Marty Padilla serves as President and founder of Marty Padilla & Associates Inc., formerly known as the Executive Recruiting Team, based in Chicago Illinois. She is responsible for the primary client interface, management of candidate research and development of the firm. Under Marty’s leadership, MPA has had a 98% retention rate on all of their placements.
Prior to forming MPA, Marty worked for one of the top search firms in the United States and was awarded Top Recruiter of the firm and then served as a manager for all new recruiters hired within the Chicago firm. Prior to Executive search Marty served as a multi-department head for major hospitals in the Chicagoland area where she provided the leadership for staffing, training and administration for several business units throughout the hospital.
She is involved in a variety of leadership positions including President of the River North Business Association. A highly respected Chamber of the River North community. She is a member of the Metropolitan Club of Chicago and was the Chair of their Business Alliance committee.
Marty is president and founder of (SPOT) Social Professionals of Toastmasters, a toastmasters club she started in 2011. SPOT is the only TM club in Chicago that caters to professionals. Through Marty’s guidance, the club has won the Toastmasters President’s Distinguished Award, which is only awarded to less than 1% of clubs in the country.
Marty is involved in a variety of professional organizations including the Metropolitan Club of Chicago, Mid America Club, Association of Healthcare Foodservice (AHF), Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) and Society for Nonprofits