Jean Strickland

Her deep understanding of the diverse talent needed to deliver outstanding results has transformed the organization into the premier executive recruiting and talent acquisition consulting organization in the global mobility industry.

President & Chief Executive Officer

Jean’s 28 years spanning the global relocation, real estate, consulting and public accounting industries have culminated in the success of Signature Source. Her deep understanding of talent acquisition and requirements for diverse talent needed to deliver outstanding results has transformed the organization into the premier executive recruiting and consulting organization in the global mobility industry.  She founded the organization based upon the principal of “Making a Difference, One at a Time…” which provides each client and candidate the dedicated and customized service delivery necessary to achieve hiring and career success.

Jean began her career in public accounting, auditing mega real estate developers and related organizations in Texas. She moved into the relocation industry in 1986 as regional controller for Equitable Relocation, soon followed by Coldwell Banker Relocation (Cartus), in Chicago, Illinois. Her leadership role expanded with several positions including Senior Vice President of Sales and Client Relations at Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services prior to purchasing the Executive Recruiting business and rebranding to Signature Source.

Jean’s certifications include Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Relocation Professional (CRP), and Certified Licensed Real Estate Broker (CRB). Signature Source is a certified member of the National Association of Executive Recruiters (NAER), National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS), Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Worldwide Employee Relocation Council (WERC)   Jean holds the Chairman position in 2013/2014 for the National Association Executive Recruiters.  She has served on the Board of Directors for the Florida Association of Realtors and Pinellas Realtor Organization. She holds a graduate degree from the University of Houston with a Masters in Taxation Accounting as well as a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Texas Christian University. Jean can be reached at contactus@signature-source.com.


  • National Association Executive Recruiters
  • National Association Personnel Services
  • Foreign for Expatriate Management
  • Society for Human Resources Management
  • Worldwide ERC
  • Women Business Enterprise National Council
  • Southeast Regional Relocation Council
  • Chicago Relocation Council
  • North Texas Relocation Professionals
  • Houston Relocation Professionals
  • Tennessee Relocation Council
  • Midwest Relocation Council
  • Metro Atlanta Relocation Council