Barry Elkus, Partner

Executive Leadership, Sales & Marketing, Nonprofit Leadership, Real Estate & Construction


Barry joined Gilman Partners in 2007 and became a Partner in 2012. He co-leads the firm's Nonprofit Leadership Practice, leads the firm’s Marketing & Sales Practice and specializes in C-suite assignments. Barry has completed more than 200 searches for senior-level roles, building a robust network of business and nonprofit leaders throughout the Greater Cincinnati region.

Prior to joining Gilman Partners, Barry served as a marketing and business leader in several industries including healthcare, retail and franchise development. As a former CEO and marketing executive in two family-owned businesses, Barry has a unique perspective on the challenges of recruiting for family and privately held organizations. Barry received his bachelor's degree from Duke University and his MBA from Harvard University.