Penn Hill

Welcome to PennHill

PennHill is more than and executive search firm. While those persons that occupy the C, Suite are very important to the success of organizations, they need solid contributors around them. For that reason, we are providing many of our clients with their “Executives of Tomorrow”. By being involved with client’s strategic growth plans or simple providing talent as needed Penn Hill is a go to source on multiple levels. Many of those middle management professionals we placed in years past are now leaders in their companies.

Join our journey!

Our History

  • Founded in 1976, by Mr. Conrad Kohler a lifelong Consumer Finance Executive
  • Acquired by Tim Harrelson in 1998. Tim brought 25+ years of Executive experience in all aspects of the Financial Services Industries, specializing in Consumer, Auto, and Mortgage Lending.
  • Acquired by Kevin Camell in 2023. Kevin brings 18+ years of Executive Recruiting experience, focused in Consumer/Auto Lending, Retail Banking, IT, Legal & Compliance, and Portfolio Collections.

What we can do?

Our amazing sevices


We are the best!

Our amazing team



Kevin Camell took over as President and CEO in 2023 after joining Penn Hill in 2007, and has been entrenched in both the Consumer, and Auto Finance industries, since. Kevin has extensive and successful experience with identifying, and assisting clients’ needs in areas of:


C-Level Officers


Branch & Area Management

Legal & Compliance

Portfolio Management/Collections


A native Bostonian, Kevin moved to South Carolina in 1999, and received his Associates degree from The Golf Academy of America/Carolina’s Campus, in 2001, with focus on Finance & Business Management.  After 7-years as a Golf Professional, Kevin was “recruited” to the Penn Hill team, by President, Tim Harrelson, and as they say, the rest is history.   Kevin lives in nearby Murrell’s Inlet, SC, with his wife Tracy, and daughter Hadley.  Kevin still carves out time in his schedule for an occasional round of golf (or 2, or 3…), but spends most of his down time with friends and family.



Max Schnellbaugh is the Vice President for Penn Hill Associates. Following college graduation in 2007, Max spent several years in the Golf Industry, until joining Penn Hill in 2016.

Max enjoys helping clients grow by finding exceptional talent and helping professionals moving forward in their career. His thorough attention to each placement ensures that clients hire the right, rather than merely the most expedient, candidates. Max’s continuous, consistent, and candid communication with clients and candidates alike, has generated a multitude of long-term, trusted relationships.

Max has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration & Marketing from Coastal Carolina University. He is originally from State College, PA and now resides in Murrells Inlet, SC with his wife Nemia.