Our business is built on three overarching principals. We value integrity and follow through on commitments, seek to deeply understand candidate and client companies' needs and culture, and value our extensive connections with the people and organizations.

— Bob Eschenbach

Our Story

Started in 1998 as Management Recruiters of Harleysville, MRI Power Search Partners has become one of the leading recruiting firms specializing in engineering, business development and upper level management talent. We started working primarily in the power and energy industry and have since spread to many industries such as telecom, chemicals and foods.

Along the way we became more than just industry experts, we became recruiting experts. As recruiting experts we help our clients determine and quantify key performance indicators that form the basis for a successful hire. We take the time to understand our clients culture and history.

Recruiting is both a science and an art. Over the years we have refined our approach with the sole purpose of delivering candidates that solve your problems and capitalize on your opportunities.

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Our Principals

With over 30 years of combined recruitment experience, our leadership team has what it takes to complete even your most difficult search assignments.

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Bob Eschenbach

President

Bob started MRI Power Search Partners in 1998.  Prior to this Bob worked in various management roles for Westinghouse Electric and ABB.  Since starting the business, Bob and his staff have placed thousands of candidates and helped hundreds of companies grow their business.  MRI Power Search Partners has won numerous awards within the MRI recruiting business and Bob has been personally recognized as a top international billing manager.

When companies ask Bob his secret to making a successful hire, he tells them that it is very simple; he’s made a lot of hiring mistakes, and learned from them.  There is no substitute for experience when it comes to improving your hiring decisions.  Bob makes it his personal responsibility to help his clients mitigate their hiring risk and maximize their return on investment.

Bob has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.  He is an avid distance athlete having completed an Iron Man triathlon and numerous marathons.  Bob also enjoys surfing and frequently travels in search of interesting people and great waves.

Megan Gaul, Managing Partner

Megan is currently a Managing Partner at MRI Power Search Partners.  She has 12 years of executive recruiting experience in energy and engineering.  Prior to this role Megan was the Recruiting Manager for Day & Zimmerman’s Engineering, Construction and Maintenance group based in Philadelphia.  She has filled positions from the C-Suite level to sales & marketing, finance, and human resources.

She specializes in retained and executive search and has developed a large network of executives that span multiple industries.  Megan’s key to success is her natural ability to build long lasting relationships with candidates and clients.  She also works with a sense of urgency and adds value to every step of the recruiting process

Megan has a Bachelor’s of Science from Bloomsburg University.  She enjoys spending time with her family and two children.   She also loves running, yoga and traveling whenever possible!

What Our

Clients Say About Us

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''The recruitment and staffing space is one of the fastest growing industries in the world with nearly unlimited earning potential.''

Work For Us

Work for MRI Power Search Partners and make a difference in people’s lives, beginning with your own! As one of our professional recruiters, you will be helping people improve their lives and their careers. You will be making friends for life in a “job” that truly has meaning and gives you a reason for waking up excited every morning!

Franchise with Us

If you’re tired of being bound by a product, location, industry or the economy and want more control over your future, now is the time to explore your options. A franchise with MRINetwork offers a world-class ownership opportunity in the executive search and staffing industry — a profession rated by Fortune 500 as one of the best careers of the future.