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Craig Libis

Craig Libis, CEO


Craig Libis

(605) 428-6150
[email protected]


View Craig’s job openings.

Persistence, can do attitude, and upbeat personality best describe my skills to help assist you in recruiting and the attracting the right people to fit in your company or organization.


“Success is a choice!”


As a native of Springfield, South Dakota, I believe in the old adage of Midwestern work ethic, which means we will not stop until the job is filled or completed. I feel very fortunate to be able to work in an industry that offers such challenges day after day.


Interests/Hobbies/Community Involvement:

I am a graduate from the University of Sioux Falls and I reside in the great little community of Dell Rapids (just 12 minutes north of Sioux Falls) with my wife Stephanie and three young children. We are actively involved with St. Mary school and Church activities.  I have also been honored to be quoted in the USA Today, MSNBC, the Wall Street Journal, Agri Insights and various business journals.


We want to learn and understand what opportunities would be most beneficial to the candidates that we work with. It comes down to long lasting relationships and representing the companies that top performers want to work for. Understanding our client’s needs inside and out, then delivering with the results and service they deserve. Our goal is to not only be an extension of the companies that we represent but a valuable resource of industry specific knowledge. Providing our clients the best possible candidates, not applicants, is how we stay ahead of our competition.


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“Craig was simply amazing to work with. From the minute we connected about relocating back to South Dakota, he made the entire process as stress free and easy as possible for my entire family. His connections helped me find a job that not only fit my experience, but also had the advancement opportunities I was seeking. Craig was always available to answer my questions and helped guide me through the entire interview process. I have used other recruiting services in the past, and in my opinion, there is no one better than Craig and Executive Recruiting Consultants. ”

– Tyler V (Controller) 


“We had the opportunity to work with Craig and ERC for our most recent hiring process. Craig was very accomodating and made the process very simple for us. He set the expectations and provided timely communications when we had any questions. In a very short time, Craig was able to provide some great candidates for us to choose from and we were able to fill our open position!”

– Mark V.(President)


“Craig and his team have helped our company hire a number of key positions. He has demonstrated his thoroughness by always taking the time to figure out exactly what we are looking for, and his searches, and recommendations consistently result in qualified candidates. Promptness, follow-up and the constant professionalism always leave me feeling Craig isn’t just looking to place a candidate, he takes an interest in finding the best employee to help our company be successful.”

– Nick (CFO)


“Craig was phenomenal to work with during the recruiting process. He brought us qualified candidates and helped through the entire process. We were able to talk candidly with him, which helped both sides while negotiating a win-win for us and the future employee. He took much of the stress out of the recruiting/interviewing/hiring process.”

– Amy (Director of Human Resources)


“Craig you have had a tremendous amount of influence throughout my whole process and have helped a ton. Your attitude, charisma and demeanor are truly great. None of this happens without your help. You are exceptional at what you do.”

– Dan K (Applications Engineer)


“Craig and his ERC team have always done an exceptional job locating skilled candidates for our open positions. Whether it is an entry level or a top end management position they tackle it with drive and enthusiasm. They always represent my company with the upmost respect, and I know they are sending me candidates that fit the job description AND my company culture. ERC listens, adapts, cares, and delivers…and that’s why our companies have such a great relationship!”

– Dean Z. (HR Manager)


“Craig was an excellent resource! I cannot speak highly enough about his expertise in his field, I pride myself on being a very good interviewee but I can honestly say that with Craig’s help, I have never been more prepared and well researched when walking into an interview as I was when I was working with Craig. He is honest, fair and genuinely interested in what is best for his clients. Not once did I feel pressured by him and our conversations were always very pleasant. I cannot thank him enough for the opportunity he presented to me and I wish him the best.”

– Rob M. (Quality Manager)