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David L. Hendrickson

Mr. Hendrickson has served as Chief Executive Officer and President of DLH International since its inception in 2001. DLH International is a retained executive search firm, specializing in global, senior-level searches for the information technology, telecommunications, new media, financial services, and consumer goods industries. DLH International arose in response to client requests for a faster, more personalized approach to executive search and fewer "off-limits" candidates.

Prior to founding DLH International, Mr. Hendrickson was a Senior Partner and Director with Heidrick & Struggles (NASDAQ: HSII), the world's premier publicly held provider of senior-level executive search, interim executive placement, and leadership development services. He joined Heidrick & Struggles in 1985 and was named Partner and Director and elected to the Board three years later. For several years, Mr. Hendrickson was on assignment based in London, England, and was an active member of the firm's Transnational Practice. He was also a senior member of the firm's International Technology Practice.

During his eighteen-year association with Heidrick & Struggles, Mr. Hendrickson focused on serving clients with international holdings and operations, including those in the information technology, e-commerce/Internet, media/entertainment, financial services, and consumer goods industries. He has executed a broad range of assignments including chief executive officers, presidents, managing directors, chief technology officers, and executive vice presidents in most line and staff functions. Additionally, Mr. Hendrickson has worked extensively with early stage venture capital and private equity backed start-up companies. Some of these associations include: Oak Investment Partners, Menlo Ventures, Cornerstone Equity Investors, Chase Capital Partners, and Sequel Venture Partners.

Mr. Hendrickson has managed both domestic and international assignments for America Online, Netscape, CompuServe, Network Associates, Sniffer Technologies, Magic Solutions, Sony, Walt Disney Company, Buena Vista International, GartnerGroup, IBM, Motorola, AT&T, Xerox, Verizon, Telerate/Dow Jones, Inc., Hyperion Software Corporation, Perkin-Elmer, Staples, Inc., Franklin/Templeton Investments, The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, Evergreen Keystone Investment Services, Gibson Musical Instruments, Alliance Gaming Corporation, Hermes of Paris, Saint Louis Crystal, Chanel, Christofle, Tag Heuer, Chole, SMH, Inc., and North American Watch Corporation, among many others.

Mr. Hendrickson served as an elected Board Member of the Rainforest Alliance from 1997 - 2003. He also is a Board Member of Franklin's Kite Holdings, LLC, a private equity venture capital company. Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Mr. Hendrickson spent over ten years in various marketing, sales, product development and management positions with IBM.