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Cheryl Richards
Vice President
Phone: (201) 651-1316

Cheryl Richards recently started with Search Consultants bringing more than 20 years experience in staffing at all levels. Prior to Search Consultants, Cheryl was with Rita Richards Associates, a full-service staffing firm based in Northern NJ, serving as President the last three years. She has a strong understanding of qualifying candidates, supporting the hiring manager’s needs and building long-lasting relationships with her clients.

She has worked with companies in the biotech/pharmaceutical, investment, consumer packaged goods (CPG), professional services, retail/apparel and manufacturing environments placing candidates in management through director level positions. Cheryl has earned a reputation for doing what it takes to find the right match based on a thorough understanding of her client’s business and the company’s culture.

Candidate Philosophy: Cheryl has a deep understanding of qualifying candidates, listening to their wants, seeking opportunities that match their skill set and preparing them for the interview process. She treats her candidates with respect, provides feedback and hopes to find that challenging and rewarding next step in their career.

Client Philosophy: With Cheryl’s 20 years of recruiting experience, she prides herself on understanding her client’s needs while focusing on what is most important to them. She builds strong relationships and acts like an extension of their HR Department. She is successful at placing candidates in HR, Marketing, Retail and Financial roles.


  • Director of Marketing
  • Brand Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Merchandiser/Buyer
  • E-Commerce Marketing Manager
  • Online Marketing Director
  • Planner

  • HR Generalist
  • Sr. Corporate HR Manager
  • Director of Talent Acquisition
  • Director of HR
  • Benefits and Compensation Manager

  • Finance Manager
  • Sr. Financial Analyst
  • Accountant
  • Internal Auditor
  • Portfolio Manager