About Our Leadership

Steve Higgins – President/CEO

Upon graduating college with a degree in Business Administration, Steve began his professional career working in Human Resources for Northrop-Grumman Corporation, a global leader in aerospace and defense systems. At Northrop-Grumman he was involved in the recruitment of technical talent for classified programs and provided assistance within the company’s Compensation Department.

From Northrop-Grumman Corporation, Steve proceeded to found and establish H.T. Associates, Inc. which has grown to become one of the most established Executive Search firms in Chicago. His commitment to customer relations and quality service has helped H.T. Associates, Inc. earn Total Customer Satisfaction Awards as well as a Malcolm Baldrige Vendor Quality Award. As President and CEO of H.T. Associates, Inc., Steve continues to be a highly active and integral part of the HTA team and has expertise as a Professional Career and Interview Coach.


Bob Tabrosky – Partner

Bob began his professional career working in Procurement for Northrop-Grumman Corporation, a global leader in aerospace and defense systems. In this role Bob was involved in the procurement of commodities for use in various classified programs.

Bob joined Steve in the founding of H.T. Associates, Inc. being instrumental in the growth and success of the firm. In addition to involvement with candidate recruitment and client relationship management, Bob also holds the role of Chief Financial Officer of the firm.


Kevin Higgins – Managing Partner

After graduating from college with a degree in Business Administration, Kevin joined H.T. Associates, Inc. and quickly became a leading recruiting professional both within the firm as well as the entire Chicago-land area. He then enhanced his contribution to the firm by successfully taking on the additional responsibilities of client relationship management.

Today, in addition to managing a large staff of recruiters and corporate accounts that include many of the largest and most prestigious companies in the world, Kevin is Managing Partner overseeing all day-to-day operations of the firm.