About Us

For over 30 years, JD & Associates (JDAS) has built a reputation for presenting the best and brightest candidates to the clients we serve. JDAS is a private firm by choice and employs a very organized, highly talented and credentialed staff that ensures that each and every search assignment receives the firm’s very best efforts and attention to detail. In fact, the founder of the firm is engaged in every single assignment, believing that outcomes from each of the firm’s engagements are a reflection of the vision she had more than 30 years ago.

JDAS offers flexibility and timely solutions to all of our client’s needs. Additionally, recognizing that there is a growing awareness, and need placed on the value of a diverse workforce, JDAS takes pride in its ability to find a great variety of quality candidates that meet and regularly exceed our client’s qualifications.

Our clients range across many industries and contain some of the world’s largest companies including Fortune 100 enterprises, medium-sized and small entrepreneurial entities, including start-ups. The JDAS leadership team is supported by first-rate associates and researchers, and all are backed by state-of-the-art technology.

Industries We’ve Served:

  • Manufacturing

  • Supply Chain

  • City and Government (local, state, federal)

  • Consumer Goods

  • Education

  • Healthcare

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Technology

Areas of Expertise:

  • Accounting & Finance

  • C-Level Executives

  • Engineering

  • Human Resources

  • Supply Chain

  • Manufacturing, Operations & Procurement

  • Marketing & Merchandising

  • Sales & Business Development


  • Background Verification

  • Executive Search

  • Sourcing

  • Human Resources Consulting (career counseling & career transition services)

Our Values

At JD Associates, Inc., we know that the insights we offer, the advice we impart, and the solutions we provide can have significant impact on your business and the careers of others. That’s why we diligently exercise transparency, respect, courtesy and honesty throughout every stage of our recruitment process. Whether you’re an organization looking to fill a crucial leadership role or you’re a candidate searching for the perfect application for your skills, you can trust JD & Associates to position you for success.

Using our proprietary assessment tool, our team is able to assess each candidate’s capabilities, skills and organizational fit. We believe that the “perfect fit” is achieved through a three-tier approach to effective placement and retention of quality employees. The three tiers or dimensions are:

  • Competency

  • Compatibility

  • Chemistry

Our History

  • 1979 – Terri Croxton, sole proprietor of her own career specialist company, invested the time, talent, and seed money into formally founding JD & Associates, Inc.

  • 1980 – JD & Associates, Inc. was established and incorporated as a national search and management recruiting firm.

  • 1988 – JD & Associates, Inc. was incorporated under the parent company named Croxton Consulting Group, Incorporated.

  • 2000 – JD & Associates, Inc. partnered with The DeBose Group, Inc. whose focus and expertise was healthcare and established JD & Associates Medical Recruiter.

  • 2010 – JD & Associates, Inc. further expanded into the education sector including focus on K-12 and Higher Education institutions including both public and private institutional needs.

  • 2012 – JD & Associates has been certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise by the Texas Unified Certification Program since 1988 through Present.

  • HUB Certified