Hayden Tewell


Hayden Tewell leads the firm’s Packaging, Paper, and Plastics industry practices. A member of the firm since 1997, he is a recognized subject matter expert across these Industry segments. Hayden is a frequent contributor of insight at conferences and for Boards and Private Equity investors.

Hayden was named a Partner in 2009 and is a founding member of the JM Search Management Committee. He has built one of the largest practice groups in the firm and has been instrumental in the growth and development of the firm’s regional office in Chicago.

Before joining JM Search, Hayden built and led the Northeast region for a contract recruiting firm leading to its acquisition by a Top 5 global Staffing and RPO provider. He began his career as an attorney in environmental remediation and public utility regulation.

Hayden earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from The University of the South at Sewanee, TN, and a Juris Doctor degree from The University of Georgia School of Law. He lives in the Philadelphia suburbs, where he is active in various charitable, educational, and faith-based organizations.