Who We Are

We believe that every company should have access to the best talent in the industry.

We provide that by co-creating the most powerful message to demonstrate to top performers that their best future lies with you.

As a 51 year old search firm specializing in building materials and interior products, and working only in sales, we do this with the greatest level of proven efficiency.

  • Dave Underwood
    • Dave Underwood


    • President - Emeritus

    • Dave joined the firm in 1974 and immediately distinguished himself by winning national awards three years in a row, including National Account Executive of the Year and National Producing Manager of the Year. He became partner in 1979 and president in 1988, leading his office to becoming one of the top five highest producers in the history of Sales Consultants. Dave’s commitment to providing the best possible service for every client shows in the caliber of the team he’s built.

  • Nick Underwood
    • Nick Underwood


    • Managing Partner

    • As managing partner, Nick’s passion is coming alongside candidates to help them make wise career choices and assisting clients in making hiring decisions that significantly impact their organization. Nick is no stranger to the recruiting industry—he grew up with it being part of dinnertime conversation—and it shows in his national billing owner ranking, #7 in 2015 to #3 in 2016 to #2 in 2017 out of 660.

  • Jordan Underwood
    • Jordan Underwood


    • Managing Partner

    • Jordan has spent the majority of his career in sales, and he thrives in this fast-paced, people-focused work environment. He enjoys helping clients and candidates meet their goals and will go above and beyond to ensure they succeed. Since starting with Sales Consultants, he’s moved rapidly to the Top 75 nationally out of 1,700 recruiters and was the 6th ranked rookie in 2014. As a billing owner in 2015 he ranked #23, moving up to #11 in 2017 nationally out of 660.

  • Derek Baird
    • Derek Baird


    • Associate Partner

    • Since 2004, Derek has been a member of the building materials team, specializing in placing sales, management and executive-level professionals with manufacturers and distributors in the industry. He uses creativity and listening skills to help clients identify their needs, allowing him to quickly produce top-performing candidates that deliver results. Derek is consistently one of the top-ranked MRI Network recruiters out of 1,700 nationally..

  • Bryan Lake
    • Bryan Lake


    • Associate Partner

    • Bryan is responsible for the operation and expansion of the commercial interiors group, and in the past 10 years, he’s established it as one of the most recognizable in the industry. His talent has also helped lead SCGR to consecutive MRI #1 office awards, and in 2015, 2016, and 2017 he was recognized as a Top 50 MRI Recruiter out of 1,700.  Bryan’s expertise has led to successful placements at the executive level down through sales and design.

  • Stacy Nickelson
    • Stacy Nickelson


    • Director of Operations

    • Stacy is likely the first person many of our clients and candidates speak with. She’s an integral part of our team and approaches everything with professionalism, determination and enthusiasm. As Director of Operations, she wears many hats, including managing our administrative team, supporting the sales team, and keeping our website updated.

  • Chad VanHouten
    • Chad VanHouten


    • Senior Associate

    • Chad leads our West Michigan desk and is part of our building materials team—one of the most recognized national search teams in the building materials industry. Chad works hard to achieve long-term relationships that provide consistent results and top talent for clients year after year. His chemical, technical and sales background allows him to efficiently identify skills employers need and successfully provide qualified candidates.

  • Dallas Oilschlager
    • Dallas Oilschlager


    • Senior Associate

    • Dallas comes from a background in sales and loves the exciting environment that comes with it. He’s skilled at problem solving, enjoys helping others and receives a high level of satisfaction from doing so. Since he has joined the Sales Consultants team, he’s played a critical role on both the client and candidate sides of the business.

  • Alec Hiler
    • Alec Hiler


    • Senior Associate

    • Alec has a background in sales and the financial industry. He strives to provide the best possible client experience by anticipating client needs and keeping an open line of communication at all times. Since joining the Sales Consultants team, he’s been focused on providing support to both the client and candidate sides of the business.

  • Cassandra Rimpson
    • Cassandra Rimpson


    • Associate

    • Cassandra joins Sales Consultants with a background in sales & marketing, focusing on client and customer service. Her passion is helping others and she accomplishes this best by listening to their needs and working diligently to find solutions. Since joining the Sales Consultants team, she’s been most excited about supporting the candidate side of the business, helping them find the perfect career opportunity!

  • Nick Theobald
    • Nick Theobald


    • Associate

    • Nick comes to Sales Consultants with a background in helping people succeed both professionally and personally. Passionate about supporting people in achieving their goals, Nick’s desire is to provide significant value with excellent service for every person he comes across. Nick’s focus since joining the Sales Consultants team is helping candidates in making wise career choices.

  • Tom Borum
    • Tom Borum


    • Associate

    • Tom comes to Sales Consultants with a background in sales and relationship management. Energized by helping professionals grow in their careers and businesses, Tom’s priority is to understand the needs of clients and candidates, and to help meld the two with optimal placement solutions. Tom’s focus on the Sales Consultants team is helping candidates realize their potential career goals.

  • Emily Rondello
    • Emily Rondello


    • Operations Coordinator

    • Emily joins Sales Consultants with a background in office administration which she passionately uses to support our team. Always up for a challenge, she faces obstacles with perseverance and stellar organizational skills, all while keeping a positive attitude. Emily’s focus at Sales Consultants is to meet everyday office needs and to be a friendly face.

  • Josh Shute
    • Josh Shute


    • Associate

    • Josh comes to Sales Consultants with a sales background in material handling and architectural design software. Skilled in problem solving and relationship building he enjoys the challenge of helping his clients find top talent to impact their organization. His main focus since joining the Sales Consultants team has been on supporting both clients and candidates for the commercial interiors side of the business.

  • Stephanie Remelts
    • Stephanie Remelts


    • Associate

    • Stephanie joins Sales Consultants with a background in helping people successfully navigate major turning points in their lives. Her passion for helping others drives her work as she listens to the individual needs of her candidates, matching those needs to the perfect opportunities for the next steps in their careers. Since joining the team at Sales Consultants, Stephanie’s focus is supporting candidates in realizing their career goals.