Jodi L. Standke, Chief Executive Officer


Jodi Standke is CEO of Talon Performance Group. In 1999, she founded Legal Liaisons, Ltd., a successful, full-service executive search firm for the legal industry. In order to meet the evolving needs of her legal industry clients, she transformed the business from recruitment into a comprehensive talent management firm: Talon Performance Group.

Today, Jodi helps clients gain a competitive edge by aligning their legal talent with the organization's distinct culture. She focuses on helping legal professionals make solid career decisions and transitions, and assists law firms and departments with selecting, developing and retaining talent. Hundreds of clients across the country rely on Jodi's expertise. As a trusted partner, Jodi helps law firms and legal departments develop a cohesive approach to selection, development and retention, which directly impacts their bottom line and is vital to their success. Jodi frequently publishes articles and presents seminars and keynote addresses.

She was a featured speaker at the Law Firm Human Capital Forum in New York and was one of six executives featured in Forbes special section on Minnesota's Women in Business. Jodi is a selected Member of LegalEdge, the LE Speakers Bureau, is a former board member of the local National Association of Women Business Owners and currently serves on the board of the National Association of Legal Search Consultants. Jodi has been recognized with the following awards: the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal's Women to Watch, Finance & Commerce's 40 Minnesotans on the Move, National Association of Women Business Owners Illuminary Award, Upsize Minnesota's Business Builder Award and the Comcast Digital Business Growth Contest.

Contact Jodi Standke at: or at 612.827-5165.