Our Team

Our experienced team at Manhattan Resources will help you find industry-specific people with the right expertise you need to fill a strategic role. We ensure knowledge and understanding through a comprehensive evaluation that includes a gap analysis of each candidate to cross measure organizational fit, field expertise and industry knowledge.

Chris Schoettelkotte

Chris Schoettelkotte

President and CEO

Chris Schoettelkotte’s constant push toward excellence resulted in the creation of a booming organization, with executive search and advisory consultants across the US, that have placed more than 2,000 candidates both domestically and internationally.

In addition to recruiting top industry talent on behalf of his clients, Chris focuses on the strategic planning, marketing, and growth of the firm. Chris has won top search honors at the city, state, national and international levels. Starting with HAAPC & TAPC Rookie of the Year awards in 1999, he has received top producer awards each year from both organizations.

In 2009, Chris joined the Pinnacle Society, the nation’s premier consortium of top recruiters within the search industry. In 2012, Chris joined the exclusive group of $1 million+ a year producers. This group focuses on continuous improvement within the search industry, which includes a collaborative goal of constant improvement across the profession.

Prior to founding Manhattan Resources, Chris held various leadership positions with Union Pacific, Olsten Corporation, and Corporate Express.



  • Energy Commodities (Oil, Gas, and Power)
  • Chemicals
  • Manufacturing, Distribution
  • Oil Field Services
  • Transportation, Rail, Logistics
  • Legal
  • Talent Assessment
  • Team Development
  • Executive Leadership
  • Sales Development
  • Sales Operations
  • Process Development and Transformation
  • Business Turnaround
  • Budgeting and Forecasting