Management Resource Group Transitions to The Overture Group

December 18, 2023

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CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (December 14, 2023) — After years of dedicated leadership, Management Resource Group Ltd. (MRG) is pleased to announce the retirement of Dan Portes, the esteemed Chairman and CEO for 38 years. This decision marks the end of an era for MRG, a company that has been synonymous with excellence in talent management and consulting since 1985.


"I am profoundly grateful for the incredible journey with MRG, and it has been an honor to serve alongside dedicated employees and colleagues, with whom I have forged lasting relationships,” said Portes. “As I embark on this new chapter called retirement, my heart is full of appreciation for the meaningful connections we've cultivated together."

As MRG bids farewell to its visionary leader, a new era unfolds with the introduction of The Overture Group, whose core values are built on collaboration, passion, and authenticity. The Overture Group is positioned to take the reins during this transition period ensuring a seamless continuation of their commitment to unparalleled service and innovation in the management consulting landscape.


The Overture Group, led by Founding Partner Brandi Mueller, brings 25 years of executive search experience and fresh perspectives to build upon the strong foundation laid by MRG. Clients and stakeholders can expect a smooth transition, maintaining the high standards of professionalism, expertise, and client satisfaction that both MRG and The Overture Group are known for.

Mueller expressed enthusiasm for the journey ahead, stating, "We are honored to carry forward the legacy of excellence established by Dan & the Management Resource Group. The Overture Group is committed to building on the strong relationships forged by MRG and continuing to provide unparalleled solutions to our clients."

Throughout this transition, both MRG and The Overture Group are dedicated to ensuring a seamless transfer of responsibilities and processes, while maintaining open lines of communication with clients, partners, and employees.


About Management Resource Group: Management Resource Group Ltd. is a specialized business resource with a personal and professional touch. MRG consists of a team of experts who can assist in solving your most challenging talent management issues. Learn more at:
About the Overture Group: The Overture Group is committed to recruiting and hiring diverse candidates, through a process that allows them to be their most authentic selves. We're continually learning and improving our understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and aim to share those learnings with our clients and partners. Learn more at:

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