Executive Search and Recruitment

Executive Search and Recruitment


Stroker & Schenk is a boutique executive search firm headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina and was founded in January 2000 by two former Fortune 500 executives, Jack Stroker and Larry Polsky. Syd Schenk joined the company in 2009 and became a partner in 2013.

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"We called on Stroker & Schenk to help us fill a critical executive-level position on Kennametal's Human Resources team. Our need was unique, and the firm was able to provide us with a slate of solid candidates in a very timely manner. In less than 90 days, we hired an 'A player' for this key position. Our experience with Stroker & Schenk was excellent, and we look forward to working with them in the future."--Kevin Walling VP & CHRO, The Hershey Company