About Us

Author Steven Provenzano, CPRW, CEIP and President, ECS

Chicagoland HQ: 630-289-6222

Former Corporate Recruiter and nationally known resume expert Steven Provenzano has written more than 5000 resumes for executives and professionals from all of the Fortune 500. He’s the author of nine career books including Top Secret Executive Resumes, 3rd Ed., and Top Secret Resumes & Cover Letters, the 4th Ed. Career Book for all job seekers. He is a CPRW, Certified Professional Resume Writer, CEIP, Certified Employment Interview Professional, and President of ECS. His work has appeared in numerous “best of” books, most recently The Gallery of Best Resumes.

He has appeared on/in CNBC, CNN, WGN, NBC/ABC in Chicago, The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune, Crain’s, Moody Radio and many other radio programs. Steven holds a BA degree in Journalism from NIU in DeKalb, IL, and his work is endorsed by Chicago Tribune career columnist Lindsey Novak. His books are endorsed by top executives from Motorola, Coca-Cola, First Data Corp. and other firms.

His 25+ years in career marketing and recruiting include owning and leading A Advanced Resume Service, aka AARS, Inc., where he managed the largest group of CPRWs in Illinois, and worked with thousands of clients in all 50 states and dozens of countries overseas. He and his team wrote more than 1500 resumes for virtually all of SAP’s North American Consultants, and for other corporate accounts.

He has conducted more than 120 seminars on expert resume writing and career marketing for corporations such as W.W. Grainger and Nightingale Conant, numerous colleges and universities including Loyola, NIU, Northwestern and Harper College, libraries, church groups and executive job clubs. He is Co-Leader of the Career Transitions Team at Willow Creek Community Church, and formerly with Woodmen Valley Chapel. You may call Mr. Provenzano directly during regular business hours for a free consultation and/or resume analysis: 630-289-6222.