Summary

Nine years of experience in recruiting the technology world's top talent, building and motivating highly productive teams, and cutting through the noise of a highly competitive labor market.  

Successfully completed over 100 executive searches. Deep exposure to enterprise SaaS,  mobile, big data, digital media, ecommerce, gaming, and other tech verticals.

Personally managed the processes that placed C-level executives at top companies including Airbnb, GitHub, Cloudera, Benefitfocus, HotelTonight, Lending Club, OpenDNS, FireEye, Spiceworks, Pixar, Citrix Systems, Acquia, Couchbase, ClearStory Data, AnchorFree, Infusionsoft, Sunrun, GoodData, Telltale Games, Art.com, and the Golden State Warriors.

Work History

Work History
May 2015 - Present

Vice President

SPMB
  • Promoted to Vice President in recognition of my firm-wide leadership, mentoring, and additions to our training processes. 
  • Personally managed entire search processes from prospecting leads, to identification of needs, to proposal, execution, negotiation, and follow up support of the external placement.
  • Interviewed, hired, and trained a team of 3 highly skilled recruiters to execute a search load of meaningful size.
  • Continued to be hands-on in recruiting outreach, often at the top of SPMB's list of most outbound calls/emails.
  • Worked closely with our CRM vendor to implement a metrics-based tracking system to analyze the output and effectiveness of each member of my team and the firm at large. 
Jul 2012 - Apr 2015

Director

SPMB
  • Completed over 50 retained searches and gained significant exposure with the world's top private investors (Sequoia, Accel, NEA, Greylock, Kleiner Perkins, Goldman Sachs, Francisco Partners).
  • Hired, trained, and mentored 8 analyst and associate-level hires.
  • Managed teams of recruiters working across various projects simultaneously
  • Learned adeptness at quick and effective knowledge and skill transfer
  • Awarded “Schweichler Rockstar Award," a biannual award given to a single person within the firm for outstanding performance
Dec 2009 - Jun 2012

Associate

Schweichler, Price, Mullarkey, & Barry
  • Crafted many highly targeted digital communications relying on persuasive language to attract the attention of busy senior executives
  • Responsible for the creation and execution of all materials related to the positions of need including marketing materials and job specifications
  • Personally contacted and developed a rapport with hundreds of senior-level executives(CEO, COO, CFO, EVP, SVP, and VP-level) to obtain their interest and assess their qualifications for retained searches
  • Interviewed, hired, onboarded, trained, and managed multiple new analyst hires and created new companywide on-boarding standards
Jan 2007 - Nov 2009

Senior Analyst

Schweichler, Price, & Partners
  • Led research for the principal practice within a top-tier executive search firm
  • Produced extensive and comprehensive industry reports identifying, assessing, and enumerating the top companies in industries as varied as enterprise infrastructure, application software, mobile, solar, chemicals, fuels, energy services, video games, and utilities.
  • Responsible for lead generation on dozens of retained searches including CEO searches for multimillion-dollar public companies
  • Designed and executed numerous PowerPoint presentations for use in client meetings and business development/pitch meetings
  • Instituted a new format for tracking research using Excel that was adopted as a firm-wide standard
  • Tracked client/firm contacts and recorded their content Responsible for numerous administrative duties including maintaining contacts, scheduling meetings, and preparing large sets of documents for use in client meetings
Aug 2005 - Nov 2006

Project Manager

Amodeo Entertainment (nka Manifeste Marketing)
  • Amodeo is small independent agency involved in media production and direct marketing
  • Multifarious job duties included: copy writing, research, communication, accounting, and design layout
  • Wrote copy and assisted in creating design elements for three distinct direct-mail packages for Answer Financial, Inc.(an online insurance broker)
  • Completed competitive market analysis and assisted in branding a cutting-edge product for the Intuit Corporation
  • Created large-scale presentation illustrating the competitive landscape for contemporary and defunct unscripted television series
  • Assisted in the production and editing of several short films to be used as promotional materials
Sep 2003 - May 2005

Research Assistant

University of California
  • Involved in research analysis and design in UC Berkeley Psych Lab
  • Interviewing test subjects, data entry, data coding, analysis
  • Completed Honors Thesis: Hypomania and the Expression of Facial Emotion

Education

Education
2003 - 2005

B.A. Psychology

University of California Berkeley
  • Graduated High Honors (3.96 GPA), Dean's List
  • Member Phi Beta Kappa
  • Member Psi Chi (National Psychology Honors Society)