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Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative
RFP #IPHEC2102

Request for Proposal: Executive Search Firms

Award Info Published Friday January 22, 2021

Academic Career & Executive Search LLCWest Halford, CT

  • Amount: An estimated $3,000,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/21/2021 through 1/20/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $4,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

  • March Marketing (subcontractor)
    BEP [20% / $600,000]
  • March Marketing (subcontractor)
    VBP [3% / $90,000]

Academic Search, Inc.Washington, DC

  • Amount: An estimated $3,000,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/21/2021 through 1/20/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $4,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

  • McKinley & Company Recruitment, Inc. (subcontractor)
    BEP [6% / $180,000]
  • Travelex Business (subcontractor)
    BEP [14% / $420,000]
  • Rocket Productions, Inc. (subcontractor)
    VBP [3% / $90,000]

AGB Search, LLCWashington, DC

  • Amount: An estimated $3,000,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/21/2021 through 1/20/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $4,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

  • Kentech Consulting (subcontractor)
    BEP [20% / $600,000]
  • Rocket Productions, Inc. (subcontractor)
    VBP [3% / $90,000]

College Sports SolutionsAtlanta, GA

  • Amount: An estimated $3,000,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/21/2021 through 1/20/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $4,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

DHR International, Inc.Chicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $3,000,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/21/2021 through 1/20/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $4,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

  • Carmona Strategic Solutions (subcontractor)
    BEP [20% / $600,000]
  • The Apelago Group, LLC (subcontractor)
    VBP [3% / $90,000]

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.Miramar Beach, FL

  • Amount: An estimated $3,000,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/21/2021 through 1/20/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $4,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Healthlinx Transitional Leadership, Inc.Columbus, OH

  • Amount: An estimated $3,000,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/21/2021 through 1/20/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $4,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Isaacson Miller, Inc.Boston, MA

  • Amount: An estimated $3,000,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/21/2021 through 1/20/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $4,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Lois L. Lindauer Searches, LLCBoston, MA

  • Amount: An estimated $3,000,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/21/2021 through 1/20/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $4,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Opus Search Partners, IncPhiladelphia, PA

  • Amount: An estimated $3,000,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/21/2021 through 1/20/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $4,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Parker Executive SearchAtlanta, GA

  • Amount: An estimated $3,000,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/21/2021 through 1/20/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $4,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Perrett LaverChgicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $3,000,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/21/2021 through 1/20/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $4,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

  • Flawless Biometrics (subcontractor)
    VBP [3% / $90,000]

Scigon Solutions, IncDeerfield, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $3,000,000
  • VBP [100% / $3,000,000]
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/21/2021 through 1/20/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $4,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

  • Performant Sources, Inc (subcontractor)
    BEP [20% / $600,000]

ZRG Partners, LLC (Formerly Turnkey)Rochelle Park, NJ

  • Amount: An estimated $3,000,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/21/2021 through 1/20/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $4,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Unsuccessful respondents (13)

Summary

Respondents

27 total

14 successful respondents

13 unsuccessful respondents

3 BEP vendors
1 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

Buyer for this procurement: Graham LaMontagne, (217) 300-6452

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Geno Marchizza

Comments:
All dollar amounts and percentages, for Prime Awardees and Subcontractors (BEP and Veteran), are estimates only.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday October 28, 2020
Addendum 4 has been posted, which contains zoom information to witness the opening of IPHEC2102 on October 29, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Central Time. This is an optional meeting. Attendance is not required.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday October 21, 2020
Addendum 3 has been added, which extends the due date to October 29, 2020 at 2pm central time.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday October 2, 2020
Addendum 2 has been added, which covers topics from the second pre-submission call.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday September 16, 2020
Please see the attached Addendum 1, which includes questions and answers, a New Submission Date, and a Second Pre-submission Call Registration.
First published Friday, August 28, 2020
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Thursday October 29, 2020:
At the following address:
Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative
Attn: Graham LaMontagne
1817 S. Neil St. Suite 212
M/C 364
Champaign, IL 61820
via Electronic Bidding
IPHEC is seeking proposals from qualified firms (Respondents) to provide Executive Search Firm services across specified categories on an as-needed basis.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Graham LaMontagne
Phone: (217) 300-6452
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Geno Marchizza
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
There is a 20 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
There is a 3 percent Veteran-owned business goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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  • IPHEC2102Addendum1.pdf (111 KB)
  • IPHEC2102Addendum2.pdf (114 KB)
  • IPHEC2102Addendum3.pdf (80 KB)
  • IPHEC2102Addendum4.pdf (105 KB)
  • IPHEC2102ExecutiveSearchFirm.pdf (540 KB)