Our Team

Rockstar recruiters who win over the leaders you’re seeking

To meet our clients’ needs in complex industries, JW Michaels offers its services through industry practice groups: tenured teams of search professionals with years of experience working in, and recruiting for, their respective industries. Our team members work on a national level to source and recruit the best talent for your desired position.

At JW Michaels, searches are collaborative, resulting in a synergy that brings the right industry, functional, and geographic perspectives to your assignment. There is no hierarchical management structure, which means each team member is a leader. Individually and collectively, we earn your loyalty by always going that extra mile and consistently delivering impactful results.

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  • Accounting & Finance
  • Business Development
  • Compliance
  • Consulting
  • HR & Investment Professionals
  • Leadership
  • Legal
  • Operations
  • Technology
Managing Partner, Compliance Risk Concepts

Mitch Avnet

Managing Partner, Compliance Risk Concepts
Director

Lisa Cavanaugh

Director
Director

Jeff Detweiler

Director
Human Resources

Stefanie Ellenbogen

Human Resources
Vice President, Technology

Lauren Epstein

Vice President, Technology
Senior Associate, Accounting & Finance

Melissa Goldman

Senior Associate, Accounting & Finance
Managing Partner, ‎ExecuSource

Frank Green

Managing Partner, ‎ExecuSource
Director

Scott Johnson

Director
Co-Founder & CFO

Joe Kelly

Co-Founder & CFO
Senior Vice President, Technology, Chicago

Sean Lackaye

Senior Vice President, Technology, Chicago
Co-Founder & Advisor

Bill Lewis

Co-Founder & Advisor
Co-Founder & Partner

Justin Mandel

Co-Founder & Partner
Vice President, Technology, Accounting & Finance, Houston

Chassidie Pommier

Vice President, Technology, Accounting & Finance, Houston
Vice President, Enterprise Consulting Practice

Bret Scesa

Vice President, Enterprise Consulting Practice
Director

Kristy Wright Skeehan

Director
Senior Vice President, Accounting & Finance, Procurement

John Spinosa

Senior Vice President, Accounting & Finance, Procurement
Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Jason M.E. Wachtel

Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Principal, Accounting & Finance, Asset Management

Jodi Wechsler

Principal, Accounting & Finance, Asset Management
Vice President, HR & Investment Professionals

Leah Weiss

Vice President, HR & Investment Professionals
Director

Jamie Weiss

Director
Vice President, Business Development

Peter Zeldin

Vice President, Business Development
Vice President, Accounting & Finance

Gina Zelko

Vice President, Accounting & Finance

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JW Michaels & Co. is an executive search firm dedicated to serving the specialized recruiting needs of top-tier financial services, legal, technology and business institutions.

Crain’s NY Business consistently ranks JW Michaels in the top 10 Executive Recruiting Firms – with good reason. We get results.

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Locations

JW Michaels is headquartered in New York, with teams based in Chicago, Atlanta, Houston and Denver and Greenville.