Your partner in talent acquisition.

Mackie Search was established in 2016 as a contingency recruiting firm. We specialize in Manufacturing Management & Engineering, Accounting & Finance, Human Resources, IT and Construction. Mackie currently has two locations in Ohio and Kentucky.

Pat McGue – President

Pat McGue is the President of Mackie Search, LLC. He created Mackie Search in 2016 after working for 10 years with a reputable recruiting firm in Lima, Ohio. His vision of creating a search firm that operated with no boundaries or roadblocks became a reality in 2016. For the past 11 years, Pat has had a successful recruiting career specializing in Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality, Sales, Maintenance, IT, Construction and Health Care.

He is a 1995 graduate from Bluffton University with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies Comprehensive and a minor in Psychology. Upon graduation, Pat worked in education for 9 years before moving into the recruiting industry. Pat operates his desk with a solid mix of professionalism, friendliness and honesty. Former colleagues have consistently described him as being “fair” to others and very “loyal” to those who work with him.

Pat was born and raised in Delphos, Ohio where he and his wife and two daughters currently reside.

Pat McGue
419-692-2591 (office)
419-764-9336 (mobile)

Blake Kindle – VP of Talent Acquisition

Blake Kindle is the VP of Talent Acquisition at Mackie Executive Search and has over 20 years’ experience in Executive Search and Collegiate Recruiting. His professional experience has focused on executive search within manufacturing organizations with a diversified background recruiting for “C” suite, upper to mid-level executive and professional positions in a variety of disciplines. He has extensive experience recruiting for Manufacturing Organizations, Medical Device and Automotive OEM’s, Tier 1 and 2 suppliers.


  • “C Suite”
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Operations Management
  • Engineering Management
  • Human Resources
  • Quality
  • IT
  • Sales

Blake has been in the Executive Search industry since 2009 and has been consistently one of the top performers for his clients and his candidates. He brings attention to detail, a high level of professionalism and expertise to every search he conducts.

Blake graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and earned his Master’s Degree in Sport Science from the highly acclaimed United States Sports Academy. Prior to beginning his Executive Search career Blake spent 15 years as an accomplished and successful collegiate men’s basketball and tennis coach. He recruited and coached NCAA Div.III All Americans, Conference MVP’s and All Conference Players.

Contact Blake for your Talent Acquisition needs.
Blake Kindle
419-302-8238 (direct)