Jason Fields serves as Founder and CEO of Generational Executive Search, a leading executive retained and professional search firm. With more than 20 years of experience in search and as a National Generalist, he has a proven track record of leading, executing and delivering top talent to his clients. His passion for the search industry encompasses innovative talent strategy, thought leadership, successful execution and, most importantly, a deep understanding of his clients’ cultural needs. His focus is on partnering with his clients, large and small, to help navigate the waters of filling their mission-critical positions.
Jason began and built his career in Search after the passage of new accounting standards legislation known as Sarbanes-Oxley in 2001. During this time, he helped organizations build teams with the right finance and accounting professionals, from staff to senior management, to implement this arduous legislation. He had the pleasure of working with many top companies, including SunTrust, The Home Depot, General Electric, MCI and Coca Cola. This was his foray into business ownership where he built and grew successful search platforms focusing primarily in the area of corporate finance and accounting. Since 2009, he has expanded his practice, becoming a Generalist with a proven track record of identifying top talent across multiple industries, products and disciplines, including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Industrial and Service based, nonprofit organizations in the skill set areas of Finance and Accounting, Sales & Marketing, Engineering, Human Resources, Operations, Technology, and Logistics. He leads targeted searches, uniquely tailored to the client and scope of the position. The cornerstone of his philosophy: The search for excellence begins with excellence in search.
Jason began his professional career in the United States Merchant Marines, sailing as an Engineer aboard deep-sea vessels, experienced in both Steam and Motor propulsion systems and Deck operations. Over five years, he circled the globe with over 22 countries visited, 3 oceans crossed, and 10 seas transited. He has also enjoyed time as a licensed stock broker and commodities trader with Morgan Stanley, learning all the nuances and strategies of trading the markets and utilizing various financial instruments. National Advisory Council Member of Soldiers’ Angels, helping to provide vital programs and support to our nation’s veterans, active duty and their families.
Jason is a native of Atlanta and the father to three sons.