Their Controller Resigned Unexpectedly During An Acquisition. Then They Called Stivers.

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Stivers Accounting & Finance presented a strong VP of Finance candidate within 48 hours.


dlhBOWLES is the recognized global leader in manufacturing high-quality engineered plastic and fluid management products for the automotive and consumer markets.

The Problem

dlhBOWLES was acquired by ABC Technologies and needed to complete a critical integration process. However, within a month of purchase, the Controller resigned unexpectedly.

The Solution

dlhBOWLES needed a new Controller – fast. But it was also an opportunity to upgrade the position to VP of Finance and find a top-notch executive to take them through their next growth phase. They chose to partner with Stivers due to our extensive accounting and finance relationships, rigorous screening process, and focus on both skill and cultural fit.

Stivers activated its proven recruiting process by:

  • Leveraging our best practices for placing high-level C-Suite office professionals
  • Networking, sourcing, and engaging talent in the Michigan area
  • Tapping into our exclusive circle of referrals

The Impact

Stivers was able to present a strong candidate within 48 hours. From there, the partnership resulted in:

  • An accepted offer 20 days later — with their first choice candidate
  • Timely implementation of process improvements that otherwise would have been put on hold
  • Time and resource savings from outsourcing their search, including up to $2,000 in external advertising expenses

“Stivers worked to understand what we were looking for, they were incredibly responsive, and just an absolute pleasure to work with. Today – a mere TWENTY DAYS since my first conversation with the team, our offer was accepted by the FIRST candidate they presented to me. The team knocked it out of the park! Our candidate sang the praises of his recruiter who worked with him, who did a fabulous job of representing dlhBOWLES and selling him on the opportunity.”

Karen P., VP of Human Resources

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