Mark, our esteemed CEO and CPC, is widely recognized as an industry expert in executive, professional, and technical search. With appearances on PBS, NBC, and coverage in CIO Magazine and The Wall Street Journal, his expertise is highly regarded. Over three decades, Mark has propelled Emerald to be the most respected single-site search firm in the US, earning workplace excellence and philanthropy awards. A Cleveland State University graduate, Mark fosters retention and actively contributes to the community.
Specialties: Executive-level IT leadership, including CIO, CTO, VP Software Development, VP Infrastructure and Operations, CSO, CTPO, Enterprise Architect
Tom brings 15+ years of vibrant account management, sales, and recruiting experience. With a refreshing and direct approach, he prides himself on transparency, succinct questioning, and matter-of-fact responses. Clients trust Tom to best represent them impeccably, while candidates appreciate his openness. Beyond the workplace, Tom’s loyalty, tenacity, and intuition shine through. A proud alumnus of The Ohio State University, he enjoys recruiting within his alma mater’s territory. Tom is highly active in the office, walking and talking an average of 10 miles daily.
Specialties: Data Science, Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence, Computer Science, Managers/Leads.
Lorna, a seasoned talent acquisition professional, discovered her passion 15 years ago and never looked back. Results-oriented and exceptionally organized, she excels in maximizing efficiency. Her dedication lies in comprehending our business partners inside out, fostering trust-driven relationships to develop robust recruitment strategies. Her expertise lies in attracting top-tier IT talent, supporting the growth of outstanding companies. Networking is her secret to success, as she believes in cultivating connections and collaborations to nurture a network of exceptional opportunities.
Specializing in CyberSecurity, Infrastructure, and managerial roles, Lorna is the go-to senior executive recruiter and strategic partner.
Mark, a rare gem in the fast-paced world of recruitment. Say goodbye to stress and conventional hiring processes. With his calmness, patience, motivation, and dedication, Mark stands out from the crowd. Working with him is a breeze as he prioritizes your best interests, aligning opportunities with your goals and career aspirations. Going above and beyond, Mark ensures each step of the recruitment process is a journey of discovery, providing thorough information and anticipating your questions. A Cleveland State University graduate and successful athlete, you’ll find him working out or swimming when he’s not at his desk. Mark’s passions include cigars, music, and good bourbon.
Luke is an exceptional recruiter responsible for the Columbus area. Bringing a personal touch to a sea of templates, he has already charmed everyone with his infectious optimism and laughter. Searching for someone who truly understands you? Look no further. Luke effortlessly establishes common ground, fostering meaningful connections within his network. With a Degree in International?Global Studies from Wright State University, he finds solace in fishing during his spare time. Luke is not just another recruiter; he’s here to prove he’s different. See it to believe it!
With a background as a Product Manager, Sara is a versatile marketing associate who embraces personal and professional challenges. Result-oriented and pragmatic, she elevates the company’s visibility and fulfills its aspirations. Her keen attention to detail and analytical skills are complemented by her undeniable passion. Outside of work, Sara indulges in international travel, connecting with diverse individuals, and embracing adventures. With a Degree in International Business and a Master’s Degree in Marketing and Global Markets, she brings a wealth of expertise.
Specialties: Social Media Management, Marketing Campaigns, Copywriting, SEO Optimization, Website Management, Job Advertising
Our exceptional operations manager is endowed with a keen aesthetic sense and notable diplomacy. Operating from behind the scenes, she ensures smooth operations with outstanding negotiation and problem-solving skills. Dependable, helpful, and perpetually attentive, her role encompasses employee benefits administration, relations and communication, payroll, billing, and employee health and wellness programs. Adding a touch of beauty, she adorns the office with fresh flowers, embracing the enchantment of the fall season. She holds a Degree in Science in Nutrition and Dietetics, double-minoring in Business and Speech/Communications from Kent State University.