"A successful engagement starts with a consultant who listens, takes accountability for deliverables each step of the way, and builds a close, trusted relationship with clients and candidates."

Baillie’s recent search work includes C-level placements for leading private equity and venture backed companies.  His search experience spans over a decade of work across a range of functions and disciplines for both private and multi-billion dollar public companies in technology and industrial sectors.

Prior to ON Partners, Baillie was a Partner with a leading global firm, and a Partner with Converge Executive Search, a highly regarded boutique. He began his career in retained search at Russell Reynolds Associates. Prior to his career in search, Baillie was CEO / Co-founder of a start-up and featured in Billboard Magazine’s “Faces to Watch” list of executives.

Baillie graduated cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis. He lives in Minneapolis near a lake with his wife and dog Archie, and is a Board Member for Anticon LLC. 

Recent News

Successful Placement: Stouse President + CEO

Stouse LLC Names Clay Davis Its New President and CEO to Succeed Bruce Reed NEW CENTURY, Kan. - March 11, 2019 - Stouse, LLC, a portfolio company of Minneapolis-based Goldner Hawn, announced that[…]

Successful Placement: Contegix CEO

Contegix Names Brad Hokamp as Chief Executive Officer Reston, Virginia – January 23, 2019 – Contegix, a leading cloud application service provider, today announced that its Board of Directors has[…]

ON PE Hiring: Right Person for the Job

TO MATCH PRIVATE EQUITY FIRMS AND EXECUTIVES, BLOCK OUT THE NOISE   Private equity firms are seemingly always on the lookout for high-quality C-level executives, more so than most organizations[…]

ON Point: VC and PE Firms are Targeting Midwest Tech Companies — Here's Why

  It was only a matter of time for venture capital and private equity firms to turn their attention (and their dollars) to technology companies based in the Midwest.  After all, technology firms are[…]

Successful Placement: SkyWater Technology

SkyWater Technology Foundry Appoints Thomas Sonderman as President BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWater Technology Foundry has named Thomas Sonderman as the company President.[…]

Right person for the job

To match private equity firms and executives, block out the noise Smart Business Baillie Parker interviewed by Adam Burroughs

Successful Placement: IronPlanet

IronPlanet Names eBay and Google Veteran Matt Ackley Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and[…]

Critical Hire

Creating and maintaining a successful client/search consultant relationship Smart Business Baillie Parker + John Coutts interviewed by Adam Burroughs