Practice Areas

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Recruiting Services

Executive Search

Volume Staffing

Diversity Recruiting

Recruitment Process Outsourcing

Contingency Search

Executive Assessment

Meet Our Team 


Consulting Principal
The Preston Group

Joseph is a Senior Consulting Partner with Jack Hurst & Associates and the Founding Principal of The Preston Group Texas, a successful executive search consulting firm.  Service offerings are retained executive search, volume staffing solutions, contingency search,  executive assessment and coaching. Industries served include technology, healthcare and aerospace. 

Joseph is a seasoned human resources executive with experience in diverse environments from Fortune 100 Corporations and consulting firms to entrepreneurial start-ups. Prior to forming The Preston Group Texas, Joseph was a Practice Head for Ernst & Young, the nation’s leading integrated professional services firm. He was a key member of their healthcare search practice and pioneered their technology search practice. While with E&Y he also developed new services in executive assessment and coaching.  

His corporate track record includes more than fifteen years of Human Resources management experience in the technology and professional services industries. He completed his corporate career as a Director of HR for Harris Corporation, the third largest systems and semiconductor manufacturer in the world. He was responsible for all HR services for three divisions of the company with more than three thousand employees and $600 million in sales. Joseph managed a 2.4 million dollar professional search budget, and represented the corporation in the successful execution of all retainer search contracts.

Mr. Preston holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Psychology from San Jose State University, with an emphasis in psychometrics and selection methodologies. Joseph is certified by the American Psychological Association in Career Guidance and Testing.