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Ross Gilsrud, Owner and
Managing Director

ross@pointsnorthsearch.com
(763) 244-1454

Based in Crosslake, Minnesota, The Owner and Managing Director of PointsNorth Search Group an affiliate of the MRINetwork®, one of the largest executive search and recruitment organizations in the world. My focus is search and recruitment for the outdoor recreational equipment market. An experienced outdoor industry sales and marketing professional, with expertise to address the staffing needs of fishing, hunting and shooting manufacturers by taking “The Path Less Traveled”.

Prior to establishing PointsNorth Search Group, Ross has 25 years of successful consumer product goods sales experience, and over a decade of experience in the outdoor industry. Within these industries, Ross has held sales leadership, new business development and national account management roles with several leading outdoor industry companies. Ross has B/A degree in Marketing Management from Concordia University, St. Paul, MN and a Sales Executive Leadership certificate from the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. As an avid outdoorsman, Ross not only not only brings experience but also a passion for the outdoors.

“Bringing top tier candidates and clients together, through my consultative search process is my top priority and focus”. Believing strongly in helping my clients develop comprehensive workforce planning strategies that include career development potential for candidates. My background and experience allows me great insight and unique understanding of the challenges we face in growing revenue in our industry.