Dan simmons, CPC

Dan Simmons, CPC


Executive Search in the Animal Sciences

After five years as the #1 recruiter for an Inc. 500 award-winning employment agency in Baltimore, Maryland, Dan simmons founded Continental Search in 1996 and has placed hundreds of exceptionally talented individuals and executives for over 100 client companies. In 2002 he turned his focus exclusively to the animal nutrition industry and has become a recognized leader in this field.

Noteworthy placements:

  • President of a global animal feed additive manufacturer
  • Director of Nutrition and Marketing for a top 5 feed manufacturer
  • Business Development Manager for a regional feed manufacturer
  • Two Business Managers for a leading dairy consulting business
  • Regional Sales Manager for a national mineral pre-mix company


  • Certified Personnel Consultant, National Association of Personnel Services
  • Owner of a Nationally Accredited Firm by NAPS, one of ten in the USA
  • Received 25+ awards from Top Echelon Network, including Highest Producing Recruiter 2009
  • Accepted as a Franchise Owner, Sanford Rose Associates, 2020. Silver Award-winning firm 2021
  • Keynote Speaker for Northeast Region Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge, 2017
  • Keynote Speaker for Top Echelon Network Conference
  • Guest Speaker for 4 recruiting networks/franchise groups, 4 universities, & 3 trade associations