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Dave Knutson

David A. Knutson, CPC, CSP

President, The Knutson Group, LLC


Member Profile

Dave Knutson has 24 years of recruiting experience that are reflected in The Knutson Group, LLC’s high standards of professionalism throughout the recruiting process.  Dave’s professionalism and drive for excellence were developed throughout an exemplary career that includes the following experiences and achievements:

*Personally completed over 504 specific search assignments

*Inducted into the National Association of Personnel Services “Hall of Fame” in 2005

*Earned designation as a Certified Personnel Consultant

*Co-founded the International Retained Search Association

*Is Past President of the Board for the Arizona Staffing Professionals Association

*Is Past President of the Board for the Minnesota Association of Personnel Services

*Served two terms as District X Director for the National Association of Personnel Services

*Invited to speak at the 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008 California Staffing Professionals Annual Conference

*Spoke before First Interview, the largest worldwide networking group of search professionals, in 2003 and 2004

*Asked to speak for the Arizona Staffing Professionals Association in 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2006

*Invited to speak at the 1995, 1996, 1997, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 National Association of Personnel Services Annual Conferences, training recruiters to be more effective

*Spoke before the New England Association of Personnel Consultants in 1996, 1997 and 2005

*Personally trained and mentored privately held companies and individuals on the retained search process, resulting in helping dozens of recruiters raise their performance level

Dave Knutson’s success throughout his career is based on his ability to work well with people, to understand their needs, and to communicate clearly with them.  His commitment to community service is further evidence of his ability to serve and motivate others. 


Company Profile

The Knutson Group, LLC is dedicated to helping organizations grow and prosper through the identification and selection of key executive management professionals. Our professional commitment to our clients and candidates, coupled with our unique search process gives us an edge over all other executive search firms.


Specialty Areas

Automotive; Banking and Finance; Construction; Electronics; Energy; Information Technology; Insurance; Manufacturing; Mortgage; Power Generation; Professional Services; Not-for-Profit, Start-Up and Pre-IPO; International Search (Asia, Europe, Mexico)

Contact Information

Company: The Knutson Group, LLC
Address: 3370 N. Hayden Road #123 PMB 588
City: Scottsdale
State: Arizona
Zip Code: 85251
Phone: 480-984-0077
Website: www.knutsongroup.com
Email: knutson@irsaonline.com
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