Through the Years
Brent has dedicated his career to developing effective solutions to complex people challenges. For two-plus decades, he has served as a strategic business partner to the executive teams of some of the nation’s most admired companies including Cardinal Health, Waste Management, ThermoFisher Scientific, Intermountain Healthcare and a portfolio company of private equity firm KKR. Brent is passionate about connecting high-impact talent with meaningful careers. Through his leadership, his teams have sourced and placed nearly 200,000 candidates across multiple disciplines, industries and countries. Linking HR strategy to the business strategy, creating high-performance cultures and building best-in-class service-delivery models are the core of what he does.
How He’s Moved the Dial
During McCombs’ tenure, companies he has been associated with have been named Best Company to Work For multiple times and have received over 50 awards for diversity, transitioning military recruiting, ethics and employment branding.
Areas of Expertise
Full-Cycle Human Resources Practices; Talent Acquisition; Talent Management; Learning & Leadership Development; Organizational Design; Branding; Engagement; Compensation & Benefits
Private Equity, Non-Profit & Public Corporations; Healthcare; Pharmaceuticals; Technology; Manufacturing; Distribution; Transportation & Logistics
Where He Got Street Smart
Intermountain Healthcare, KKR-Brickman, Benchmark Electronics, Waste Management, ThermoFisher Scienticic, Mylan Pharmaceuticals & Cardinal Health
Where He Got Book Smart
St. Francis University
West Liberty University