Gary founded SRI in 1994 after spending several years leading the marketing practice at a national search firm. As the President of SRI, Gary leads business development for the firm and works on searches in Marketing, Corporate Communications, and Public Relations. His searches span many industries and include; Financial and Professional Services, Health Care, Technology, Online & Traditional Media, and Consumer Products. Gary has placed Partners, Practice Leaders, Directors of Marketing and Communications, and C-Level Officers. Gary’s long-term clients include many prestigious companies and leading agencies.
In addition to providing overall leadership for the company, Gary is active in many industry associations and is regularly called on as an expert on employment issues ranging from recruiting and retention to industry trends and ethics. He has a loyal following of clients, many of whom have worked with him since he started SRI. As a seasoned Executive Recruiter, Gary brings considerable knowledge and insight into SRI’s Marketing and Communications Practice.
Susan is a Talent Acquisition professional with 25+ years of varied search experience (corporate & agency). Susan has been on both sides of the fence – which provides a unique understanding of the cultural nuances of the client side.
Susan has placed mid to senior level executives in a broad range of assignments for brands in the fashion & apparel, retail, home, e-commerce, wholesale, consumer goods & supply chain industries.
Her placements include Vice Presidents, in addition to functional leaders in merchandising, design, creative, marketing, e-commerce, planning, analytics, finance and human resources.
“My goal as an executive recruiter is to maintain the highest level of integrity with clients and offer the best opportunity for candidates. I strive to make the recruiting experience an enjoyable one for all”.
Mary Frances joined SRI in 2012 after spending 8 years with another national search firm as a top recruiter in their Pharmaceutical division. An in-depth knowledge of the industry and a reputation of integrity brought Mary Fran to SRI to lead their Pharmaceutical/Healthcare practice. The ability to source, assess and deliver top talent in the market results in a true partnership with clients and candidates. Offering varying levels of service; Retained, Priority and Contingency.
Prior to her career as an executive search consultant Mary Fran began as a Media Buyer in NYC in radio, TV, print and out of home. This was followed by 10 years in the barter finance industry, with ICON International. As a Vice President Media Director, she negotiated multimillion dollar contracts with publishers and managed high level clients. Next career challenge was as an owner/operator of an Irish Import company with a retail site and a ground floor web based business.
I take great pride in my reputation for diligence, hard work, honesty and results. I have retained many of my clients by delivering on my promises. TIME is a precious commodity and I don’t waste it. As a talent/corporate advocate – it is my job to match not simply the requisite skill set needed to do the job, but a dynamic individual who will prosper in the job.
My area of specialty is the Commercial Operations sector within the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Life Sciences Industry. From Product Managers to VP’s and C level Commercial roles, we are dedicated to finding the top performers in their fields. Often, our assignments involve building an entire team of talent to launch or revitalize a product. Our process involves a dedicated and targeted approach honed after 13 years of experience. A deep network in Hematology/Oncology, Diabetes Care, Cardio, Neuroscience, Dermatology and Medical Aesthetics and more.
Product/Brand Management ~ Strategic Marketing ~ Business Development/New Product Planning ~ Commercial Operations ~ Managed Care/Pricing/Reimbursement -Market Access/HEOR ~ Marketing Communications/Public Relations/Corporate Communications ~ CRM/Digital Marketing/MCCM
Barbara has 10 years of experience specializing in Global Sourcing, Procurement and Supply Chain functions, where she has amassed a vast professional network. Her work includes Manager, Director, Vice President, and Chief Procurement Officer level roles across all industries.
Earlier in her career, Barbara managed branding & advertising in the global consumer products sector. Rothkrug earned a BA degree from The Rochester Institute of Technology, and an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management.
• Pharmaceutical & Biotech
• Consumer Goods
• Digital & Broadcast Media
• Financial Services
• Industrial Manufacturing
• Insurance Services
• Investment Banking
• Management Consulting
• Category Management
• Demand Planning
• Indirect Procurement
• Materials Procurement
• Strategic Sourcing
• Supply Chain Strategy
• Transportation Logistics
• Vendor Management
Carole specializes in Financial Services. Prior to joining SRI, Carole was a recruiter at a 30 year-old national executive search firm where she was instrumental in building a new financial services practice. Her executive recruiting experience spans Capital Markets, Risk Management, Investment Management, Financial Control, Analysis, and Legal. Among the companies where Carole has made senior-level placements are; Smith Barney, Morgan Stanley, HSBC, Sterling Bancorp and Foothill Capital.
Carole has placed candidates on the following levels: CEO’s, CFO’s, General Counsel, Financial Advisors, Private Bankers, Credit and Portfolio Managers, Underwriters, Associates, and Analysts. Carole’s prior experience includes 17 years in investment and corporate banking.
She was previously a Vice President at Credit Suisse First Boston where she covered structured and trade finance for Fortune 500 companies, and an Assistant Vice President at UBS where she covered general corporate bank lending. She was later responsible for originating trade receivables for emerging markets and working on the sale of trade paper in the secondary market for WestLB’s merchant bank. Carole has completed formal credit and treasury training programs, received various licenses to sell public securities, and has published various articles on trade finance. Carole holds a B.S. degree in Finance from Boston University’s School of Management.
Jennifer is a fashion and home furnishings recruitment specialist with over 15 years of progressive, full-cycle recruiting experience. She’s built an extensive network and her clients include leading brands and retailers who partner with her to find the best talent available.
Prior to recruiting, Jennifer had a successful career in the retail industry, working both in the field and at the corporate level. Jennifer fills contract and direct-hire positions in every area of Sales, Design, Merchandising, Sourcing and Production. Jennifer also has considerable experience working in the sewn product industry.
In her free time, Jennifer enjoys keeping up on trends, running and spending time with family.
With nearly 20 years of experience, Vanessa is an accomplished Executive Recruiter focused on the Insurance Brokerage Industry. She is passionate about matching candidates with the right opportunities and she’s extremely responsive. Vanessa’s professionalism, business acumen and discretion set her apart. With one of the highest retention rates in the industry, it’s not surprising that she has a loyal following. In addition to the Insurance Industry, Vanessa also places professionals in Finance, Accounting, Legal, Sales and Administrative positions. She is results-oriented, compassionate and skilled in every area of recruiting including Research, Candidate Preparation and Term Negotiations.
Prior to recruiting, Vanessa supported 400 Accountants as a member of the HR team at a leading CPA firm. Vanessa was their go-to person for Employee Relations. Vanessa has an innate knack for building relationships, fostering respect among peers and resolving any issues that comes her way. She genuinely cares for her candidates, clients and peers. Her attitude is both positive and proactive.
Vanessa has extensive experience in recruiting top talent for companies, law firms, insurance brokerages and payroll companies. She is adept at building relationships with companies and candidates over the course of many years, resulting in satisfied clients and candidates alike.
Whether you are hiring or seeking a new opportunity, Vanessa is prepared to provide her guidance and recruitment skills. Many of our clients consider Vanessa an extension of their HR team and many candidates think of her as a professional career Coach.
Maggie is a seasoned recruiter with a specialization is placing marketing professionals, primarily in the financial services, investment and professional services sectors.
She has over 15 years of recruiting experience, successfully filling mid-to-senior management roles at industry leaders including multiple divisions of Prudential Global Investment Management, Deutsche Bank and New York Life Investment Management, among many others. She also has a strong track record of working with smaller, boutique funds and in staffing key marketing positions within start-ups, most recently with rapidly-expanding FinTech companies, and hedge fund/PE platform service providers.
Prior to joining SRI, Maggie headed up Marketing Recruitment (with a focus on financial services) for the the professional divisions of large, national staffing firms.
She has helped to build out in-house/client Marketing groups from the ground up, as well as sourced Content & Marketing Strategy leads for creative and content agencies that offer services to the financial services sector.
Maggie has served as a trusted advisor to both business line leaders and Human Resource managers, with many long-tenured client relationships.
Maggie grew up in Melbourne, Australia, and has been a New Yorker for the past 20 years. Prior to her recruiting career, she worked on both the agency and client sides in advertising/marketing for consumer package goods. She holds a BA (Hons) from the University of Melbourne, and an MBA from the University of Connecticut. She volunteers at a number of New York philanthropic groups serving underprivileged women as a career coach and resume writer.