The Premier Executive Search Firm

Serving the Senior Living Industry for Over 25 Years

Partnering to Build the future for Clients and Candidates


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Business With Repeat Clients


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After investing extensive time and resources to understand our clients’ needs, we partner with them every step of the way from creating search materials, developing a search strategy, placing ads, and qualifying candidates through an extensive assessment process.

To engage us in a Priority search, clients pay a nominal refundable engagement fee per search. This payment guarantees that we will present our client with three qualified candidates within 15 business days, and we will provide a 90 day replacement guarantee.

Contingency search is an option recommended when the client will assume responsibility for a majority of the screening and vetting process, and when an employer anticipates interviewing candidates from multiple sources and/or when the hiring needs are less urgent.

Who We Serve

About Us

Jeff Harris & Associates provides executive recruiting and search services that source top-tier talent for the nation’s leading senior living communities and generate lasting partnerships on both sides of the hiring equation. Whether you are an employer looking to take your organization to the next level or a candidate looking to advance your career, we invite you to explore the JHA advantage and how it can benefit you.

Client Testimonials

Jeff Harris & Associates partnered with us to recruit an exceptional operator who was ultimately responsible for orchestrating a $3 Million turnaround of our region. Results like that speak for themselves.



In today’s economy, every dollar spent must produce tangible results. Jeff Harris & Associates specializes in our industry and presents the highest caliber of candidates. Their accuracy in meeting our needs saves us time and money.

Vice President of Human Resources

Chicago, Illinois

Jeff Harris & Associates has provided our community with the consultative, professional approach of a retained search firm, within a contingency framework. They partnered with us to attract and hire an incredible candidate. But unlike retained search firms, we didn’t pay until we knew we had the results we were looking for.

Chief Executive Officer


What’s New

Happy Holidays From JHA!

December 13, 2022

Happy Holidays! Best wishes for a happy and healthy holiday season and a prosperous new year from all of us at Jeff Harris and Associates.

Quiet Quitting: Ways the viral term might be manifesting in your business environment and how you can combat it.

November 9, 2022

Have you ever had a job where you clocked in, did just enough work to scrape by, and were back out the door the second the clock hits 5 pm? You might not hate the work itself, but you definitely don’t feel inclined to do more than what is asked of you. This situation has coined a new terminology in recent months: quiet quitting. Quiet quitting

3 Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask a Recruiter, Answered! (Part Two)

November 9, 2022

In our Part One article, we answered three common questions about recruiters to explain why companies can benefit from hiring a recruiter. We now have three additional questions and answers that can help determine when partnering with a recruiter makes sense. Is paying a recruiter worth the price? Generally speaking, when a position is

JHA is a Best Place to Work for the second year in a row!

September 20, 2022

The results are in! The employees at Jeff Harris and Associates are highly engaged and believe they are valued.  Jeff Harris and Associates, an Executive Search Firm specializing in the Senior Living Industry, has been selected as a third-place winner for Best Places to Work in the Triad!   "I am grateful and honored that Jeff Harris and

Happy Holidays from JHA!

December 15, 2021

Best wishes for a happy and healthy holiday season and a prosperous new year from all of us at Jeff Harris and Associates.

How to Ensure a New Hire’s Success

September 21, 2021

When filling an open position, finding a quality candidate is only half the challenge. The other half is retaining good candidates and ensuring their ability to succeed once in the role. Even a great candidate is unlikely to stay if leaders don’t provide support and resources for them to transition smoothly into their new position and workplac
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