Pemberton Whiteman & Hill is an executive talent advisory and placement search firm. Pemberton Whiteman & Hill adds value to our clients by reaching out to a combination of subject matter experts in passive and active career search modes. We help candidates by providing market perspective as well as an in depth knowledge of each organization’s culture, compensation model, reputation and other factors. Our searches are in the legal industry, manufacturing, engineering, construction and administrative. There are a number of factors that determine which organizations we represent.

We look at the organization’s leadership, steadiness, capabilities, profitability, culture and other factors. In essence, we look for a good fit.

Pemberton Whiteman & Hill’s likes to recruit candidates that fit our clienteles’ specified needs. We endeavor to make every effort to place individuals at organizations we believe will be a good fit. Whatever your career aspirations or motivations for making a change, each search is unique and is approached with the utmost confidentiality.

Pemberton Whiteman & Hill was founded in 2007 to help organizations acquire the right candidates; candidates desirous of synergistic career moves. We remain focused on helping move both organizations and executive careers higher.

About Joshua Hill: Joshua has been in the Managing Partner position for over 10 years. Prior to his current leadership, Josh was a top legal recruiter for an all-service Inc. 500 recruiting firm placing in house lawyers, lateral partners and associates at law firms.

Joshua grew up in Kansas City, Missouri.  He is a graduate of Bishop Miege High School. Joshua was graduated with a degree in Political Science from American University in Washington, D.C.  While in Washington, he interned on Capitol Hill for U.S. Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell. Mr. Hill participated in the E-Scholars program through the Henry W. Bloch School of Business, University of Missouri-Kansas City and he completed NYU’s School of Professional Studies SHRM Exam Prep online in 2018. Mr. Hill was awarded Sertoman of the Year for 2006-2007 and is currently serving as President of the Sertoma Club of Kansas City. Joshua chaired 2018’s successful Sound of the City 5K/10K Race benefiting Childrens Mercy and the Kansas School for the Deaf. Joshua enjoys spending time with his family.


About Mrs. Emily Whiteman Hill: Mrs. Hill is Brand Ambassador and Marketing Director for Pemberton Whiteman & Hill executive recruiting.

Mrs. Hill attended Pembroke Hill School.  She is a Shawnee Mission East Alumni.  Mrs. Hill holds degrees from Regis University in Denver, Colorado in English Literature and Sociology.

Mrs. Hill serves on the Board of Directors for Timber Trace Home Owners Association.  Mrs. Hill has served with the B.O.T.A.R. Organization (B.O.T.A.R. Class of 1991) and the American Royal for over 20 years in Kansas City.  She serves on the 4-H Jackson County Fair Committee. Mrs. Hill enjoys summer travels to Nantucket, Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard.  Mrs. Hill is a downhill ski enthusiast, as well.

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