BRETT C. MYERS, CSAM
Managing Director, Grocery Retail
Brett has been a vital part of TCG's Grocery Retail talent team since 2001, but his connection with the grocery industry goes back even further. With grocery in his blood, it’s no wonder that Brett excels in discovering top talent in the grocery, supercenter, and convenience sectors of the retail industry.
Brett holds a CSAM designation and is a recognized leader, consistently ranked at the top of the recruiting profession. He is committed to demonstrating the highest ethical standards, to pursuing continuous professional development, and to delivering quality customer service.
Brett takes a consultative approach in order to provide a customized search solution to fulfill each of his clients’ needs; filling positions both vertically and horizontally from single-owner stores to multi-billion dollar corporations.
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“Brett is terrific to work with and of the highest ethics. We ended up hiring someone we internally sourced and Brett went above and beyond to share that he thought that was the correct decision.”
SVP Risk & Safety
“We had a complicated search process because of our committee consensus approach. Brett walked us through each and every state of the process, found a solid pool of candidates, and guided us through the selection. Super responsive, Excellent communication skills. Handled prickly issues with ease."
Hiring Committee Chair, Board of Directors
“Brett is a fantastic person. I thoroughly enjoy working with him. I appreciate Brett Myers and the Carlisle Group as a company that cares about finding the right people for the right jobs. My experience has been very professional and I would highly recommend to others.”
“Brett was a joy to work with. I'm not sure how he did it, but he seemed to be always available with an immediate and thorough response whenever I reached out. Most importantly, we are thrilled with the person we hired and would not have found them had we not used a recruiter with national reach and such specialized expertise in the grocery sector.”
“I have worked directly with Brett Myers in a support role for Swarthmore Co-op. He found excellent candidates, he kept in close communication with the search committee, and I felt heard and respected by him at every step.”
Management Consultant, food co-ops and the natural foods industry
“We are very satisfied with the service provided by The Carlisle Group. They quickly absorbed our co-op values, and sent us multiple candidates bringing various combinations of the qualities we had requested. The general manager we have hired is preferred unanimously by the store staff and the board of directors. Thanks to Brett's invaluable help, we are entering a new chapter of cooperative grocery lead by another strong general manager.”
Search Committee/Board member
"Working with Brett was a pleasure. He is knowledgeable about our industry and the co-op sector specifically. Brett was able to find qualified candidates quickly and efficiently for my client. I found him to be professional as well as friendly, easy to communicate with and quick to respond. I think any co-op would be in good hands working with Brett on a General Manager search."
Human Resources Consultant
"Brett stands out as an exceptional and talented recruiter. Over the course of my career, a handful of professional recruiters still come to mind as world class professionals and noteworthy for the way in which they led my recruitment process. Brett leads in this category.”
Director, Corporate Security
"Brett was excellent to work with. He guided me through the process extremely well."
Director, Global Security
"Brett was very specific in describing the differences between the Food Co-ops I am in consideration for. Having worked for several, I think I am good judge of what the relevant differentiators are and it was clear he did, too. More than that I've always felt that Brett was a straight shooter and I could always be completely frank with him. Not only have I and would I continue to recommend TCG's services to candidates, I am urging the cooperative I currently work for to utilize TCG as well."
Grocery Co-op General Manager
"Brett has been great to work with throughout my job search. He was knowledgeable about the position, the company, and what opportunities I would be facing along the way. Additionally, he made sure to follow up with me along the way from start to finish - something you don't see/hear in today's world."
Fresh Foods Category Manager
"The Search Consultant (Brett Myers) was extraordinarily courteous, accommodating, and prompt with follow ups."
Wine & Beer Category Manager
"I had the pleasure of working with Brett during the summer and fall of 2017. From the very first phone call with Brett, I was able to feel at ease with him as he displayed exemplary professionalism along with a down to earth communication style. I was blown away with the high-level knowledge and industry exposure Brett maintained and shared with me over the months we worked together. Whether you are a business operating within food/beverage/CPG/retail looking for the right talent, or if you are simply a professional looking to network and explore what next career steps may be available to you, I'm confident that you will be well served in working with Brett Myers.”
Director of Corporate Logistics
"My experience with the Carlisle Group has been amazing. Brett Myers is professional, courteous and above par. TCG keeps the candidate updated at all times and responds to every inquiry or question with a phone call, text or email (doesn't matter what time or day). I've NEVER worked with such a dedicated, candidate-focused, and respectable group before in my 10yr professional career. TCG is by far the BEST, and any candidate should feel honored and proud to work with such integrity."
Senior Demand Planner
"In the past, I have had bad experiences with recruiters not following up and making me feel like they wasted my time. Brett followed up whenever he said he would and was quick to respond to any questions or concerns. This was a much more pleasant experience than I'm used to having."
"Brett has GREAT communication skills (and) was able to prep me for my interview by giving me helpful hints on (the organization's) business. (He) has been a great resource for me, and I hope to continue to stay in contact with him throughout my career. Brett has looked out for my best interest, and I personally feel he is a class act."
"My interactions with Brett have simply been excellent. (He) is not like any other recruiter I have worked with; he responds timely and professionally while demonstrating great patience and care. He thoroughly explains the opportunities and takes the time to detail each step in the recruiting process while providing updates on the timelines. Brett makes me feel like I am the only candidate he is working with and has elicited my trust and confidence."
VP Perishables Merchandising
"Brett is outstanding at communicating in general and for the scope of this particular search. He exemplifies 'courteous' and was completely transparent."
Foodservice Division President
"I have thoroughly enjoyed my experiences working with Brett Myers and The Carlisle Group. Brett was a subject matter expert in my professional arena and was responsive and available to my questions and/or needs. I would strongly recommend (his) services if you are seeking employment or are an employer looking for talent."
CEO, Natural Foods Chain
"Brett was wonderful! I had been with my prior employer for over 9 years, so going through this process was intimidating. He made this a comfortable, seamless, and enjoyable process."
"Brett was very professional, a great communicator, gave me accurate information and was honest. TCG is lucky to have him."
Co-op General Manager
"(Brett is) very detailed and very knowledgeable of his client. As (he) learned more of the job description, he shared the information with me. Brett has been very helpful and his feedback has been honest."
"Brett reached out to me at a time that I was certain I was going to start a job with a different employer. It was perfect timing because I'm now working my dream job!"
Natural Foods Store General Manager
"Brett was one of the most thorough and professional recruiters I have ever worked with. He went through my resume and LinkedIn profile in detail and with precision, and he pointed out a couple of discrepancies I had missed. He is considerate and personable; it was a pleasure working with him, and I would highly recommend him!"
Supermarket Store Director