"The search business is really about people. Our process is designed to eliminate surprises for both the client and the candidate so that when they make this critical career and personal decision it works extraordinarily well for both."

B. Tucker Olson entered executive search in 1988. In 1994 he became a principal in Early Cochran & Olson.


Tucker has experience across a broad range of entities, completing general counsel searches in industries as diverse as music, retail, manufacturing, energy and higher education. He has also represented law firms in search assignments. Previously he served as Executive Vice President/Law for the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, where for ten years he advised and consulted with retail corporations while representing the industry’s interests in the Illinois State House.

Tucker is an honors graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law and the University of Illinois.