Office Profile

PointsNorth Search Group is an affiliate of MRINetwork®, one of the largest executive search and recruitment organizations in the world. Based in Crosslake, Minnesota, the firm is owned and managed by Ross Gilsrud, and specializes in search and recruitment for fishing, hunting and shooting manufacturers. PointsNorth joins at a time when many companies are reevaluating their approaches to workforce planning. In recent years, many businesses have focused on short-term issues that affected their survival, but now they are realizing they must take a more strategic approach.

Prior to joining MRINetwork, Ross offers 25 years of successful consumer product goods sales experience, and over a decade of experience in the outdoor industry. Within these industries, he has held sales leadership, new business development and national account management roles with several leading outdoor industry companies. As an avid outdoorsman, Ross brings not only experience but also a passion for the outdoors.