Ian Horsted

Senior Vice President, Recruiting


Ian Horsted, Vice President of Recruiting, leads the Sales & Relationship Management Placement Practice and is the Principal Consultant for many of the firmís C-Level Placements. Prior to joining R&P Group in 2006, Ian worked in direct sales with Vector Marketing. With Vector Marketing, he was promoted to Assistant Manager for the Sioux Falls office, achieved President's Club and was in the top 3% of representatives nationwide. With R&P Group, Ian has earned the quarterly US Recruiting Network award for Top Producer, more times than any other recruiter in the region. As a result of his career success at R&P Group, Ian is a member of the Pinnacle 1 Club. Ian has his BA in Business Administration with a minor in Psychology from Augustana College. When Ian is not recruiting, he enjoys spending time with his wife Kristina and son Jackson. Also, he is an active volunteer in a weekly school based mentor program and enjoys helping with youth and outreach projects at church. Other interests include fishing, hunting, fantasy football, brewing, and camping.

Recruiting - Why it’s Great?
We get to change people’s lives for the better.

Favorite quotes -
“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Gandhi
"Fishing, of course, is faith. You have to focus on every cast as if it were the very one that is going to produce the fish of your dreams." -Ian Frazier

I Believe -
In treating others the way I would like to be treated. In recruiting, this means good communication and follow up as well as striving to always do what is right.

Favorite recruiting moment -
I love the thrill of finding and talking to the "it" person. That exceptional person our client company can't wait to interview.

Beyond My Desk -
I mentor a super-cool 6th grade guy, help lead Wednesday Youth Night at church, and make pancakes at the Kiwanis Pancake House during the fair.

Coffee Preference -
Cream and Sugar