Who We Are

About Us

Jeff Harris & Associates believes in the power of partnerships. Our emphasis on integrity, results, trust, and respect has resulted in a top-tier talent network that is unavailable through traditional recruiting firms. The fact that 94% of our current searches are conducted for repeat clients serves as a testament to our proven success. JHA was formed in 2002 with the vision of creating a recruiting and consulting firm that marries the professional, consultative environment of retained search with the flexibility of contingency search options.

At the heart of our efforts is a collaborative approach aimed at partnering with clients to build strong, successful management teams. As a result of our specialized knowledge of the senior living industry and our commitment to building the careers of top leaders, we are able to uncover candidates that would not otherwise be available. With a nationwide database approaching 50,000 candidates specializing in senior living and care. Jeff Harris & Associates utilizes our network to deliver top qualified candidate with unparalleled accuracy & speed.

Our Mission

To partner with exceptional organizations as professional and trusted advisors to quickly recruit, identify, and deliver top-tier talent and build high-caliber teams.

Our Vision

Changing the way America recruits top talent.

Our Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Partnership
  • Results
  • Trust
  • Respect
  • Fun

Why JHA?

Knowledge Is Power

We get to know our clients inside and out. This knowledge not only helps us to attract talent, but it also enables us to recognize the needs and unique candidate profiles required to meet key objectives.

Reputation Builds Trust

A company’s ability to attract top talent is linked to its reputation and standing within the industry. Do you know what your recruiters are saying about you? JHA strives to present a unified, well focused, and consistent presentation of the client company within the industry.

Find Top-Tier Talent

As we get to know our clients – what they want, what they like, what they don’t like, what their operational challenges are – we become even more proficient in the search process delivering successful results quickly.

Form True Partnerships

At the heart of our efforts is a collaborative approach aimed at partnering with our clients to build strong, successful management teams.

JHA Who We Are

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