Testimonies

“Twanda is a fantastic recruiter and career coach, with an amazing track record of helping both individuals and companies find the right fit. I have had the pleasure of knowing Twanda for many years, and I can personally attest to her strengths as a leader, businesswoman, friend and trusted advisor. Her great sense of humor, coupled with a strong work ethic, makes her someone that you can rely on to get the job done. I highly recommend Twanda.”
Senior Legal Counsel, Advisor

“I worked with Twanda several years ago as she connected me to Target. She’s the best external recruiter I’ve ever worked with. She’s highly professional and a trusted partner. I’ve stayed in contact with Twanda over the years as she’s been a great mentor to me, providing sound career advice and support. Additionally, once on-boarded with Target I was able to continue my professional partnership with Twanda as she was a preferred recruiter for the organization. Twanda’s creative and out of the box approaches yielded many great results enabling our team to meet our staffing goals. I recommend Twanda as a professional recruiter for both individuals and organizations.”
Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Creative
Senior HR Manager, Candidate and Client

“Twanda is one of the best recruiters in the industry. She takes the time to truly understand your hiring needs. I have used her company in the past and have been pleased with the quality of candidates that she presents. I highly recommend CMD and Associates.” November 6, 2008
Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Good Value
HR Director, Client

“Twanda is a highly professional, well organized and skilled leader in the executive search space. She utilizes her communication, insightful evaluation and ability to bring value to her clients (both companies and candidates). I would strongly recommend you allowing Twanda and CMD and Associates to help you!”
Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert
Sourcing Manager, Candidate

“Twanda is a true professional with high integrity. She represented me during my job search and maintained close contact. I would recommend her highly and am continuing contact as a client company.”
Top qualities: Personable, Expert, High Integrity
HR Manager, Candidate

“Twanda is one of the best Executive Recruiters that I have come to know and trust. She is very dependable and provides you with all the facts prior to your decision making process. She is one who not only supports the company as a client, but one who supports you as a client to her organization as well. I highly recommend Twanda if you are looking for an organization/person who stands behind what they say and values integrity, works well with you and the organization for which the position is being hired, and always willing to go the extra mile to ensure you have a successful future.”
Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, High Integrity
Plant Manager, Candidate

“Twanda brings a solid depth and breadth of experience in her profession. As an accomplished and savvy recruiter, she is results oriented, creative and highly effective with people. She’s extremely skillful and always enthusiastic. She has an excellent network that she utilizes to support her clients. It is without reservation that I endorse and recommend Twanda.” April 3, 2008
Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert
National Call Center Director, Candidate

“I first worked with Twanda several years ago seeking an opportunity to grow and leverage my leaderships skills. Twanda focused on understanding my skills and desires then worked hard to connect me with the right opportunities. She coached me through the entire process and has remained a great partner. I have recommended Twanda several times and will continue to do so. She is thorough and committed to delivering the results you desire. Twanda is also and amazing person and her moral compass is strong and unwavering.” April 1, 2008
Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity
Operations Manager, Candidate

“Twanda is a very thorough, results oriented and enthusiastic executive search professional. We have partnered on a several searches and she has been extremely helpful, offering top notch assistance and valuable insights. An infectious and bubbly personality only adds to the experience!” March 28, 2008
Vice President-Business Operations, Client

“Twanda worked with me to hire managers for our distribution centers and was very detailed and customer focused. She took the time to understand the business to match the best candidates. She is very good at building relationships and I still stay in contact with her today,”
Top qualities: Personable, Expert, High Integrity
HR Director, Candidate

“Twanda DeBorde is a results oriented Executive Recruiter who understands the importance of finding the right fit between candidate and company. She works with a sense of urgency and a high integrity which often sets her apart from many other third party recruiters. Whether you are a candidate or a client, you are lucky to work with her!” October 24, 2007
Executive Search Recruiter, Colleague

“I’ve known Twanda personally as students at Purdue University and professionally during our assignments in Mobil Oil and Target Stores. Twanda is a highly-intelligent, results-oriented person that has excelled in diverse professional environments. Twanda is a natural “connector” that I would trust to discretely find the best talent for my company. I highly recommend networking with Twanda or hiring her firm.”
Terminal Foreman, Colleague

“Twanda is an individual who out shines the best in recruiting. Twanda is consistently professional, caring, and understanding about deadlines and cost. Her integrity and motivating personality a great trait for a recruiter and she is in my top three for best recruiters in my 20 years of being an HR professional. You cannot ask for a better business partner and more professional relationship. I highly recommend Twanda to handle Recruiting at all levels.” March 18, 2008
Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, High Integrity
Plant HR Manager, Client

“Twanda is a wonderful breath of fresh air. Her attitude is can do and passionate. She is a dynamic individual and gives you more than just straight business talk. She gives you the comfort of knowing that she cares and will go the extra mile. If Twanda says that it will be done, you can count on it being finished.”
Top qualities: Personable, Expert, Creative
Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Candidate

“I am pleased to recommend Twanda Deborde at CMD And Associates for her Recruitment Services to prospective clients. Twanda conducted her business interface in a prompt, thorough, and complete professional manner. Twanda continued to remain in communications regarding the Selection Process and kept me abreast of relevant matters. Twanda was a fantastic closer and keen negotiator on behalf of my career interests during the Selection. Consequently, I have not doubts whatsoever in suggesting Twanda to prospective clients. Respectfully, Frank Hill SR. Strategic HR Consultant”
SR. HR Consultant, Client

“Twanda is very determined and effective in the executive recruiter role. I would highly recommend that organizations or individuals searching for talent or opportunities to network and partner with Twanda. My experiences have been positive and I anticipate others would ultimately realize similar results. She contacted me about the Andersen opportunity and provided the necessary guidance to me for a successful interview process!”
Human Resources Manager, Candidate and Client

“Twanda is a dynamic individual who puts a lot of effort into both the client and the candidate side. She strives to find the best possible fit – skill set and culture for each client. She maintains a positive and energetic attitude throughout the process.”
Business Developer / Placement Consultant, Colleague

“Twanda is – and always has been – a professional of the highest order. A true leader, her drive and passion are awe inspiring. Through the years, Twanda has been a great coach and mentor – I’m proud to also call her a friend.”
Vice President of Marketing, Client

“Twanda is not only a good friend but a professional business associate of mine. I remember when Twanda first started executive search and how she was so dedicated to not only being professional and the best she could be, she has always been a vital part in bettering others as well. I have also had the opportunity to help mentor Twanda and she has been as inspiration to me and many others around the world. It has been a blessing to work and grow with Twanda.”
President, CEO, Client

“I have used CMD at both Target and Cummins to recruit experienced managers and technical people into the organization. She was able to help with diversity hires when that was our need. She always did a great job screening candidates and making sure it was the right fit for them and our company. I would definitely work with her again.” March 17, 2008
Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, High Integrity
Human Resources Manager, Client

“I’ve known Twanda personally as students at Purdue University and professionally during our assignments in Mobil Oil and Target Stores. Twanda is a highly-intelligent, results-oriented person that has excelled in diverse professional environments. Twanda is a natural “connector” that I would trust to discretely find the best talent for my company. I highly recommend networking with Twanda or hiring her firm.”
Terminal Foreman, Colleague and Classmate

“Twanda is a tenacious recruiter of expert talent for Fortune 500 Director Level candidates. Thoroughly professional, an expert in her field, she is my first choice for top quality talent in a competive recruiting environment. Simply put – Twanda gets the job done!” January 18, 2008
Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, On Time
Corporate Recruiter, Client

“Twanda is consistently one step ahead of the game and never misses a beat. She is on point and provides a high level service and professionalism to the companies she supports and candidates she engages.”
Corporate Recruiter, Client

“Twanda is an excellent resource for me and the corporation I work for. She is a solid service provider, a great resource, extremely professional and she puts her customers first every time.”
Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, High Integrity
Director of Talent Acquisition, Client

“Twanda DeBorde shows remarkable understanding of the executive search process. She uses exceptional communication skills to examine the needs of the client and the career path of the candidate. In addition, Ms. DeBorde guides her company with a tight moral compass, always choosing the highroad.”
Corporate Recruiter, Client

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