Steve Yakesh

Executive Vice President | Family Owned Business Search


Family Owned Business Recruiting Consultant Steve Yakesh

Steve is a recruiting practitioner who strives to intimately understand the uniqueness of each Family Owned Business and the issues facing each position he fills. Additionally, he has the expertise to identify which candidates are capable of effectively operating within each role and, equally as important, within the culture and dynamics of each organization. Steve’s approach accounts for each candidates competencies, personality traits, motivating factors and the past experiences that make them a good fit for the role.

With a background in sales and marketing, Steve brings a unique skill set to the team and understands there’s no room for error in the selection of critical roles like CEO. He has a natural aptitude for leadership, which was developed through roles at a variety of companies prior to joining Versique over twelve years ago.

Steve has spoken nationally to audiences ranging from business owners and leaders to agency recruiters on the topic of generating qualified candidates and leads, which has led to significant financial results for those in attendance as well as for the organizations he has recruited for.

Steve serves on a variety of Boards including the state’s top recruiting association (MNRSA) and is Vice Chair for a woman’s shelter (Woman of Nations) among others.


Recent Search Engagements:

  • › President
  • › COO
  • › CFO
  • › CEO
  • › VP of HR
  • › VP of Marketing
  • › VP of Digital Commerce
  • › VP of Sales

About Versique

Versique is one of the largest recruiting firms in the Midwest and specializes in both consulting (Information Technology & Human Resources) and permanent placement. With a valuable blend of functional, industry and recruiting experience, our award-winning team of headhunters has a proven track record of delivering exceptional talent acquisition solutions. The Versique brand represents a powerful combination of “versatile” and “unique” as it hints at the concept of “search” in its pronunciation: ver-seek.

Versatile: We have thirteen specialized teams: Finance & Accounting | Human Resources | Information Technology | Engineering & Operations | Sales | Marketing | Consumer Packaged Goods | Healthcare | Manufacturing | Family Owned | Executive Search | Demand Generation | Banking & Financial Services

Unique: Our Talent Activation Process has consistently proven to deliver high performance and high retention for our clients.

What our family owned business clients are saying...

The only executive search practice in the Twin Cities dedicated solely to Family Owned Businesses.


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