Meet our Principal Consultant


Houghton Hutcheson is founder and principal consultant of Bellaire Consulting Group. He has conducted more than 200 successful executive searches, helping clients to recruit senior executives and other key contributors in marketing, sales, finance, operations, general management, and many technical disciplines. See Representative Searches for a partial list. Mr. Hutcheson's search clients have included firms in many industries, including:
  • Oil & gas exploration & production
  • Oilfield service & supply
  • Refining, transportation, and marketing
  • Chemicals and petrochemicals
  • Alternative energy and bio-fuels
  • Engineering, procurement & construction (EPC) services
  • Technology Systems Integration
  • Manufacturing & distribution
  • Environmental services
  • Management consulting

In recent years, Mr. Hutcheson has developed a search practice in a niche of particular interest, assisting investors, Boards, and CEO's in building out a new management team following a significant corporate event such as an acquisition, a recapitalization, or the launch of a new business.

A graduate of Princeton University (B.A., 1968) and The University of Texas (MBA, 1970), Houghton Hutcheson has over 35 years of experience in sales, marketing, finance, general management, and executive recruiting, and was formerly a partner in two of the world's leading executive search firms.