New York City

JOHN RICCO Founding Partner
JOHN RICCO Founding Partner
As Co-Founder of Atlantic Group, John Ricco started the firm in 2006 with a focus on serving the Accounting/Finance needs of companies over a broad range of industries, specifically asset management. Since inception the firm has grown to an industry leading recruitment and temporary staffing firm serving multiple locations, industries and lines of business.

Prior to starting Atlantic Group, John was an experienced public accountant from KPMG where he was a key strategic member of KPMG’s New Media Practice where he was responsible for leading several high profile .com IPO’s.

John has a passion for the recruitment industry and believes that strong relationships are what drives success in both business and in life. John has been featured in Crain’s, Forbes, The Financial Times, US News & World Report, CFO Magazine, eFinancial Careers, Big4.com, and Glassdoor.com. John has also made appearances on FOX BUSINES, CNBC Power Lunch, MarketWatch, Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg Radio, The Street and BNN.

John is a CPA and a graduate from the State University at Albany with a BS in Accounting. John resides on Long Island, is an accomplished musician, enjoys traveling, spending time with his wife and coaching his sons various sports teams.
RICH SCARDINA Founding Partner
RICH SCARDINA Founding Partner
As Co-Founder of Atlantic Group, Rich is actively involved with the strategic vision of the firm as well as continuing to manage a full cycle recruitment desk focusing specifically on Private Equity and Hedge Fund back and middle office roles within the CFO & COO verticals.

From the beginning, Rich had a vision of a recruiting firm that was focused operationally on honesty and integrity, complete transparency, with a process that was cleaner than the industry was, and still is, accustomed to. Being entrusted with someone’s career is an important responsibility, and Rich helped create the principles that now drive how we gain and maintain that trust from both our clients and those professionals that seek our help with their careers.

Rich is often quoted in both printed and online publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Crain’s, Forbes, Hedge Fund Alert and The New York Times. He also has shared his industry insights and expertise as a speaker at various recruiting and Hedge Fund CFO conferences.

Prior to founding Atlantic, Rich spent a few years as an auditor in public accounting and then joined Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette where he helped oversee their Private Equity accounting & finance operations for 8 years as a Vice President. He graduated with honors from SUNY Oneonta with a double major in Economics & Accounting and was a member of the varsity basketball team.
JASON FARDELLA Partner
JASON FARDELLA Partner
Jason, a Partner in the NYC office, joined Atlantic Group in 2007. Jason leads all Accounting, Finance and Operations recruiting efforts within the scope of financial services, especially the alternative investment space. He is in charge of internal training of new and existing employees within the Accounting & Finance division in NYC. Prior to joining Atlantic Group, Jason was a pitcher in the Colorado Rockies organization after graduating from St. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY with a bachelor’s degree in finance. He resides in Staten Island, NY with his wife and two young sons.
JOE PITINO Partner
JOE PITINO Partner
Joe Pitino joined The Atlantic Group in 2012 and is a Partner in the Accounting and Finance practice in the New York office, where he focuses on permanent placements with a specialty in the Accounting/Finance & Investor Relations/Marketing verticals. Prior to joining Atlantic, Joe spent over 10 years in the New York office of a Fortune 500, publicly traded recruitment & staffing firm, and began his career with a boutique, Finance & Accounting search firm. Joe graduated from the University of Delaware where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. Since graduating, Joe has identified and helped counsel hundreds of clients and candidates through the executive recruitment process. Joe lives in Livingston, NJ with his wife and two children.
PETER CALVERT Senior Managing Director - Finance & Accounting
PETER CALVERT Senior Managing Director - Finance & Accounting
Peter joined Atlantic Group in 2011 and is a Senior Managing Director within the Finance and Accounting division. His efforts focus on assisting both clients and candidates and has placed hundreds of finance professionals into the private sector throughout his career. His clients include well-known consulting firms, alternative asset managers, and start-up and established technology firms. In addition to bespoke roles, he leads small and large scale requisitions for immediate or multi-year human capital build-outs. He is also passionate about ESG and diversity and inclusion efforts, and enjoys working collaboratively with his clients in an ever-changing recruiting landscape. Prior to Atlantic Group, Peter worked at PwC and graduated from Penn State University. He is originally from the Philadelphia area and currently resides in NYC with his dog Kori.
DANIEL LIBARDI Senior Managing Director - Healthcare
DANIEL LIBARDI Senior Managing Director - Healthcare
Daniel joined the Atlantic Group in the fall of 2016 in our New York City location. Daniel comes from an entrepreneurial background and has over 10 years of experience in sales and managing client relationships. His previous roles gave him experience developing new business relationships and managing the recruitment and training of all new staff. Growing up in western Massachusetts, Daniel has a passion for sports, health & fitness which makes him a great fit for our Health Services Division.
Patrick Terranova Senior Managing Director - Healthcare
Patrick Terranova Senior Managing Director - Healthcare
Patrick joined Atlantic Group in 2020 bringing 15 Years of experience in the Health Care staffing industry with a focus on sales, client relationship and management, recruitment, and business development. Patrick was born and raised in Brooklyn and currently resides in Staten Island. He is a graduate of St Johns University and has a love for family, friends, Italian food and a nice glass of scotch.
Sagar Rupani Senior Managing Director- Finance & Accounting
Sagar Rupani Senior Managing Director- Finance & Accounting
Sagar Rupani joined the Atlantic Group in the summer of 2017 and is now a Managing Director in the Finance & Accounting practice. Sagar focuses his recruitment efforts on both clients and candidates within the Alternative Investments, Retail, Manufacturing, and Consumer Products industries, with an additional focus on public accounting. Prior to joining Atlantic Group, Sagar spent several years at a publicly-traded staffing firm, and prior experience included time at Merrill Lynch as a Portfolio Analyst. He lives in Brooklyn with his dog, and loves to travel the world and explore new recipes in the kitchen.
DAN SCHLESINGER Managing Director - Real Estate & Construction
DAN SCHLESINGER Managing Director - Real Estate & Construction
Dan joined The Atlantic Group in May 2017 and is the Director of the Real Estate & Construction Practice in NYC. Dan provides search and recruitment services to Real Estate Investment Management firms, Real Estate Developers, General Contractors, Architecture and Engineering firms for a variety of roles, primarily Asset Managers, Acquisition Directors and Analysts, Project Executives, Project Managers, and Architecture/Design and Engineering related positions. Prior to The Atlantic Group, Dan was a Project Manager with Toll Brothers and an Asset Manager with Meridian Development Partners, and as a result, brings a depth of knowledge and relationships to each new assignment. Dan has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland and an MBA with a focus in Real Estate from Georgetown University and currently resides with his wife in Brooklyn, NY.
CRAIG CHERPOCK Managing Director - Finance & Accounting
CRAIG CHERPOCK Managing Director - Finance & Accounting
Craig joined the Atlantic Group in the summer of 2017 as a Senior Associate in the New York City office. Craig provides Accounting & Finance recruitment services to clients and candidates within the Retail, Manufacturing, Consumer Products, Public Accounting, and Non-Profit industries. He began his career as an Auditor on Long Island where he honed his accounting skills until moving into Manhattan. He has spent the past 4 years as a Senior Recruiter where he draws upon his accounting background to help clients and candidates find the perfect match.
Anthony Scardina Managing Director- Finance & Accounting
Anthony Scardina Managing Director- Finance & Accounting
Anthony Scardina joined the Atlantic Group in the summer of 2014 as Research Analyst in the New York City office. He now serves as a Director specializing in Investor Relations/Marketing, Accounting & Finance searches representing both clients and professionals looking for their next role. He currently resides in Hoboken, NJ and is an avid supporter of Juventus Football Club.
Sarah Bachmann Director - Finance & Accounting
Sarah Bachmann Director - Finance & Accounting
Sarah joined Atlantic Group in 2019 and is a Director within the Finance and Accounting division in the New York office. Sarah focuses her recruitment efforts within Alternative Investments with a specialty in the Accounting/Finance and Legal/Compliance verticals. She is passionate about cultivating meaningful relationships with her Clients and Candidates. Sarah is a graduate of Old Dominion University and currently resides in New York City.
Emily Wooten Director - Finance & Accounting
Emily Wooten Director - Finance & Accounting
Emily joined the Atlantic Group in the fall of 2020 and is a Director in the Accounting and Finance division in the New York City office. She specializes in the Alternative Asset Management industry primarily working on accounting and operations roles. She began her career as an External Auditor at a public accounting firm in Boston, and later transitioned into a Senior Internal Audit role. Emily graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2017 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, and she is now currently living in the East Village. When she is not exploring new restaurants and speakeasys in New York City, she is visiting her family in Boston and going on ski trips with her friends.
Amanda Irizarry Director - Healthcare
Amanda Irizarry Director - Healthcare
Amanda joined Atlantic Group in the summer of 2018 as an Associate Recruiter for the New York City Office. With a Sales and Business Development background, she has played an integral role in the growth of the Healthcare & Social Service team. Amanda is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island School of Business, loves exploring NYC restaurants, and currently resides in Hoboken, NJ.
Elliot Rosenfeld Director - Technology
Elliot Rosenfeld Director - Technology
Elliot joined The Atlantic Group’s Information Technology Practice in the summer of 2020 bringing with him 6+ years of agency recruiting. His efforts are focused around candidate recruiting, client relations/account management, and managing an internal staff of IT Researchers and Recruiters. Elliot graduated from The University of Arizona (Bear Down!) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and currently resides in Manhattan. He is a passionate Yankees, Rangers, Knicks, and Giants fan and enjoys discovering new cocktail bars.
Eileen Koreman Director - Temporary Staffing
Eileen Koreman Director - Temporary Staffing
Eileen Koreman joined The Atlantic Group in the summer of 2018 and is now a Director for our Temporary Staffing Division. She specializes in placing accounting, finance, operations, administrative support, HR, and marketing professionals. Eileen graduated from The University at Albany with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and currently resides in Manhattan.
Samantha Berman Director of Talent Acquisition
Samantha Berman Director of Talent Acquisition
Samantha joined the Atlantic Group in 2018 as an Office Coordinator in the New York City office. She then joined the Talent Acquisition team in 2019 and now leads the team as the Director heading up internal recruiting, sourcing, and bringing top recruiting and business development talent into our organization. She also supports the company’s marketing and social media initiatives. Samantha is a graduate of University of Massachusetts, Amherst from the School of Public Health, and currently lives in New York City.
ADOLFO DEL PRADO Chief Financial Officer
ADOLFO DEL PRADO Chief Financial Officer
Adolfo Del Prado joined Atlantic Group in 2016 as Corporate Controller after almost 10 years of accounting and finance experience in various industries. Adolfo is tasked with managing all finance and operations for the firm as well as managing a team of finance professionals that keep the firm running on a day to day basis. Adolfo graduated from Hunter College and is a part-time snowboarding enthusiast.

Stamford, CT

ANDREW GOLDEN Partner
ANDREW GOLDEN Partner
Andy Golden joined Atlantic Group in 2012 and is a Partner in the Stamford, CT office. Andy provides search and recruitment services to our clients and candidates across industries and disciplines, with his core focus areas including roles within the office of the COO/CFO/CAO and other infrastructure areas. Prior to joining Atlantic Group he spent nearly 10 years with a Fortune 500 publicly traded staffing firm where he served as a Managing Director running one of the most profitable offices in the country, and started his career in retained search with Kindred Partners where he focused on helping to build venture capital backed early-stage companies. Andy is a graduate of Roanoke College in Virginia where he was involved in acting and directing and was also a member of the men’s varsity lacrosse team. He resides in Westchester, NY with his wife and two daughters.
NATASHA MOORE Partner
NATASHA MOORE Partner
Natasha Moore joined Atlantic Group in 2012 and is a Partner in the Stamford, CT office. She provides search and recruitment services to our clients and candidates across industries and disciplines, with her core focus areas including roles within the office of the COO/CFO/CAO and other infrastructure areas. Prior to joining Atlantic Group, Natasha spent over 7 years with a Fortune 500 publically traded staffing firm recruiting in a similar discipline, and she started her career in Equity Research at Merrill Lynch where she focused on the Food & Agribusiness sector. Natasha graduated cum laude with a Finance major in the undergraduate business school at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. She resides in South Salem, NY with her husband, two daughters, and dog Coco.
DAN SOI Partner
DAN SOI Partner
Dan Soi joined Atlantic Group in 2013 to start the Temporary Placement Division. He specializes in placing interim professionals in Accounting, Finance, Operations, Admin Support, HR, and Marketing. Additionally, Dan oversees recruitment teams in the NYC and Stamford offices which services a wide range of clients in the tri-state area. Prior to joining Atlantic Group, Dan spent 12 years at a Fortune 500 publically traded staffing firm where he worked as a Practice Director growing their temporary staffing footprint in 2 different markets. Dan is a graduate of Roanoke College where he was a member of the men’s varsity lacrosse team and the recipient of the Paul S. Griffin award, and award given to those who demonstrate outstanding leadership and dedication to the team. Dan resides in Ridgefield, CT with his Wife and 3 daughters. He is a Coach for Ridgefield Youth Lacrosse & Basketball Association as well as a Member of Ridgefield’s Conservation Committee.
MONIKA KOVICS Partner
MONIKA KOVICS Partner
Monika joined Atlantic Group in 2012 with over 15 years in the staffing and recruiting industry. Monika specializes in accounting & finance recruiting within the following sectors: Advertising, Media, Entertainment, Retail, Non-Profit, Technology, International Banking and Fortune 500 Companies. She also spearheads firm social events, team building events and sports. Prior to joining Atlantic Group, Monika worked as a director for a boutique agency and a practice director for one of the largest staffing firms in the world, specializing in business development. Monika graduated from Bucknell University with a degree in International Relations and Spanish. She studied abroad for a year in Buenos Aires and speaks both Spanish and Polish fluently. She recently moved to Westport where she resides with her husband and two children.
JOSH COHEN Senior Managing Director - Temporary Staffing
JOSH COHEN Senior Managing Director - Temporary Staffing
Josh Cohen joined the Atlantic Group in the fall of 2014 as a Director in our temporary staffing division supporting the greater New York marketplace. In addition to developing and maintaining relationships with area clients, he is also responsible for recruiting in several key skill categories across the finance, operations, HR, administrative, and marketing verticals. Prior to joining Atlantic Group, Josh was a Managing Director with a large, publicly traded staffing firm, overseeing the day to day recruiting and sales operations of the Stamford office. Josh graduated from Brown University with a degree in International Politics, and currently resides in Stamford, CT with his wife.
JOHN SINON Senior Managing Director - Finance & Accounting
JOHN SINON Senior Managing Director - Finance & Accounting
John joined Atlantic Group in 2016 and is a Director in our NYC office. John started his career with Ernst and Young where he spent ten years auditing and staffing in the resource management group. John leveraged that experience into the recruiting industry where his primary focus includes accounting, finance, operations and audit. John attended Fordham University and was a member of the men’s varsity basketball team. He resides in Armonk, NY with his wife, daughter and two sons.
Adam Horowitz Director - Finance & Accounting
Adam Horowitz Director - Finance & Accounting
Adam joined the Atlantic Group in 2019 and is a Director in the Finance & Accounting practice. Adam focuses his time on managing relationships with both clients and candidates across a wide range of industries including Asset Management, Family Office and Real Estate, within the CFO & COO verticals. Prior to joining Atlantic Group, Adam spent 6 years in Risk, Compliance and Operations at JPMorgan Chase, KPMG and BBH. Adam is a graduate of Binghamton University and is based in our Stamford, CT office.
Jason Hall Director - Capital Markets
Jason Hall Director - Capital Markets
Jason joined Atlantic Group in 2021 and is a Director in the Front Office Capital Markets Practice. He focuses on placing technical talent with quantitative asset managers, hedge funds, proprietary trading, and fintech firms. Before joining Atlantic Group, he built and scaled a unicorn fintech startup from the ground up and, earlier in his career, held both talent acquisition and front office investment roles at a large systematic hedge fund. Jason graduated from the University of Connecticut and is a decorated veteran being honorably discharged from the U.S. Army where he served in the light infantry.

Boston, MA

KRIS BORKOWSKI Partner
KRIS BORKOWSKI Partner
Kris joined Atlantic in 2016 to launch our Boston operations. Kris is a Massachusetts native with over 10 years of recruiting experience, providing exceptional service in the staffing arena for his clients in and around the Boston area. Kris specializes in the recruiting of Accounting, Finance, Legal, HR & Administrative professionals, he is known for always putting his clients first and prides himself on delivering best in class service.
DAVID WEINREICH Senior Managing Director
DAVID WEINREICH Senior Managing Director
Dave has over six years of professional staffing experience specializing in Accounting, Finance, Legal, HR and Administrative professionals. Since moving to Massachusetts in 2005, Dave has established himself as one of the top recruiters in the Boston market, spending the last several years at a global staffing agency focusing on the greater Boston market. Dave received both his Bachelors and MBA from Endicott College and currently lives in downtown Boston.
Chuck Dwyer Managing Director
Chuck Dwyer Managing Director
For 15 years Chuck Dwyer has delivered client based staffing services to the financial services, healthcare and biotech industries in the Boston market. His unique approach to his client base has formed long lasting relationships in the Boston market. He joined The Atlantic Group in 2018 to help continue to build Atlantic’s Boston practice. Chuck grew up in the Boston area and received his Bachelor’s degree from Suffolk University.

Philadelphia, PA

STEVEN MICKUS Partner
STEVEN MICKUS Partner
Steve joined Atlantic Group in 2014 as a co-founder of our Philadelphia office, specializing in accounting, finance and tax recruitment. Steve began his career in the commercial real estate industry specializing in marketing, mortgage consulting and commercial sales and leasing. He then began his recruiting career in 2005 working for a boutique firm in Philadelphia where he helped build and manage the firm for over 9 years. Steve graduated from Temple University with a BS in Marketing. He currently resides in the Philadelphia suburbs with his wife and two children.
SHILPA SOOD Partner
SHILPA SOOD Partner
Shilpa co-founded Atlantic Group’s Philadelphia office in 2014. She began her career in the Big Four and then worked at an international quantitative trading firm before transitioning into her recruiter career in 2007. Shilpa graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Accounting and International Business and is CPA certified. She specializes in accounting, finance and tax recruitment ranging from startup companies to Fortune 100 organizations.
Kelly DeFinis Senior Managing Director - Temporary Staffing, Corporate Services, and Administrative Support
Kelly DeFinis Senior Managing Director - Temporary Staffing, Corporate Services, and Administrative Support
Kelly joined Atlantic Group in March 2019 as a Managing Director in our Corporate Services and Temporary practices, supporting the Greater Philadelphia Area. In addition to developing and maintaining relationships with area clients, she is also responsible for recruiting in several verticals including accounting/finance, administrative, legal, human resources and marketing. Prior to joining Atlantic Group, Kelly spent over 15 years in both corporate and agency staffing. She lives in Haddonfield, NJ with her husband and two daughters. An avid football fan, when she’s not coaching her daughters on the soccer field, she spends weekends in the fall rooting for the Georgia Bulldogs and the Philadelphia Eagles.
Keith Mayer Senior Managing Director - Finance & Accounting
Keith Mayer Senior Managing Director - Finance & Accounting
Keith Mayer joined the Atlantic Group in 2018 as a Senior Associate in the Philadelphia office specializing in the recruitment of accounting, finance and tax professionals. Prior to joining the Atlantic Group, Keith spent over 4 years with Ernst & Young specializing in financial services audit. From there, Keith joined the J.G. Wentworth Company where he spent 22 years in their operations culminating with taking them public on the NYSE in 2014. Keith is heavily involved in the community as a mentor to several students that attend and have attended the Cristo Rey High School of Philadelphia. In 2016, Keith was named the Supervisor of the Year as selected by the whole student body, a field that included 90+ supervisors. His passion for kids, their development and education is a driving force in his life. Keith graduated from La Salle University and currently resides in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia where he can be seen walking his three dogs Kaylee, Kennedy and Vance in a very fashion forward outfit.
Bill Callaghan Director – Finance & Accounting
Bill Callaghan Director – Finance & Accounting
Bill Callaghan joined Atlantic Group in 2018 as an Accounting & Finance permanent staffing recruiter in the Philadelphia office. Prior to joining the firm, Bill spent three years with PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Risk Assurance practice where he had publicly-traded audit clients in the pharmaceutical, financial services, and manufacturing industries. Bill grew up in the Philadelphia suburbs before going to La Salle University where he graduated in 2015 with a degree in Finance and Accounting. Currently, Bill resides in the Manayunk neighborhood of the city where he enjoys playing with his dogs, hanging out at local restaurants, and being a diehard Philly sports fan.
DAVID MARKS Director - Healthcare
DAVID MARKS Director - Healthcare
David joined Atlantic Group in 2016 as a Director in the New York City office. David provides search and recruitment services to our clients and candidates within the Healthcare industry, specializing in nursing, social services, pharmacists, therapists, and support staff. Prior to joining Atlantic Group, David spent 3 years with a New York City based staffing firm where he served as Senior Staffing Manager and specialized in nursing recruitment. David is a graduate of Syracuse University, where he was involved with Greek life, philanthropy events, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, and recreational sports leagues. David enjoys participating in all different forms of fitness, exploring new restaurants in New York City, traveling, skiing, reading, and bourbon tasting.
Hunter Beal Director - Temporary Staffing
Hunter Beal Director - Temporary Staffing
Hunter joined Atlantic Group in 2020 as an Associate Director in the Philadelphia office. Hunter provides search and recruitment services to our clients and candidates specializing in accounting, finance, and support staff across a broad range of industries. Prior to joining Atlantic Group, Hunter spent 3 years with a Philadelphia based staffing firm specializing in IT recruitment. Hunter is a graduate of Duquesne University and Chestnut Hill College where he studied liberal arts and psychology, and enjoys running, skiing, biking, traveling, reading, spending time with friends and exploring Philadelphia.
Marissa Acchione Manager of Business Operations
Marissa Acchione Manager of Business Operations
Marissa joined Atlantic Group in February 2019 as a Recruiting Coordinator. She supports all recruiters in the Philadelphia office. A graduate from Temple University, Marissa majored in Media Studies and Production and minored in General Business Studies. Prior to Atlantic Group, Marissa was an on-air DJ for a local Philadelphia radio station. She enjoys experimenting in the kitchen, seeing live music, and cheering on her favorite Philadelphia sports teams.

Blue Bell, PA

BRANDON SAYLOR Partner
BRANDON SAYLOR Partner
Brandon helped co-found the Philadelphia office of Atlantic Group in 2014, specializing in accounting, finance and tax recruiting. Brandon began his career in the accounting industry as a CPA working for Ernst & Young, FootLocker and Harsco. In 2002 he transitioned into the recruiting industry in both recruiting and leadership roles at a regional boutique firm in Philadelphia. Brandon graduated from Shippensburg University with a BS in Accounting and currently resides in the western Philadelphia suburbs with his family.
GREG SHEVA Senior Managing Director - Real Estate & Construction
GREG SHEVA Senior Managing Director - Real Estate & Construction
Greg joined Atlantic Group in April of 2016 and is the Managing Director of the Real Estate & Construction team. Based out of the Philadelphia office, Greg and his team specialize in recruiting Business Development, Estimating, Project Management, Safety, Construction Management and Superintendent professionals. Prior to joining Atlantic Group he spent 5 years as Vice President of a Philadelphia based search firm. He has over 30 years of experience in recruiting with prior expertise in the printing and packaging industries. Greg is a graduate of LaSalle University where he was a member of the men’s varsity golf team. He resides in Montgomery County, PA and Naples, FL with his wife Karen.
Ryan Cosgrove Managing Director - Finance & Accounting
Ryan Cosgrove Managing Director - Finance & Accounting
Ryan Cosgrove joined the Atlantic Group in 2019 as a Director in the Finance & Accounting practice working out of both our Blue Bell & Philadelphia offices. With over 10 years of recruiting experience in the Philadelphia region, Ryan advises professionals across multiple industries with a particular focus on accounting, finance, and tax covering a broad spectrum of companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100 organizations. He resides in West Chester, PA with his son.
Mike Lottier Managing Director- Real Estate & Construction
Mike Lottier Managing Director- Real Estate & Construction
Mike Lottier joined the Atlantic Group in January of 2019 as a Director in the Real Estate & Construction Division. Mike has 5 years of recruiting experience in the Construction industry prior to joining Atlantic in the Philadelphia area. Mike graduated from Lasalle College High School and St. Joseph’s University and lives in Glenside, Pa. He enjoys spending time with his 3 kids and his awesome wife, coaching soccer and taking long walks up the steep steps at Lincoln Financial field.

Holmdel, NJ

Guy Bravaco Senior Managing Director - Finance & Accounting
Guy Bravaco Senior Managing Director - Finance & Accounting
Guy joined The Atlantic Group as Senior Managing Director to establish the New Jersey office in 2019. Guy has been a top producer with both National and Private staffing firms, along with a foundation in Big4 and regional public accounting and corporate finance. He offers 20+ years expertise in recruiting and business development within all levels of Finance, Accounting, and Human Resources and more. Guy approaches the staffing business with an empathetic, career development, and team building focus . Guy’s expertise with hiring, training, coaching, and culture building has led to his establishing multiple successful startups with both National and Boutique staffing firms. Guy is a CPA and a graduate from Seton Hall University with a BS in Accounting, a New Jersey native, and enjoys spending time with his family, nutrition, sports & fitness, music, and the Jersey Shore.
Mike Sexton Managing Director - Temporary Staffing
Mike Sexton Managing Director - Temporary Staffing
Mike joined the Atlantic Group in 2019 to help launch the New Jersey practice and currently leads the Accounting and Finance Temporary/Consulting Placement division efforts in that office. Mike has worked in the Staffing Industry for 20+ years as a top producer and manager, focusing both on business development and recruiting. Mike attended Rutgers University and lives in Northern NJ. He is an avid sports enthusiast and enjoys coaching and spending time with his 4 kids.
Paul Marzano Director - Finance & Accounting
Paul Marzano Director - Finance & Accounting
Paul joined The Atlantic Group in January 2020 as Director in the New Jersey office. Paul specializes in Recruiting and Account Management for Accounting, Finance, Human Resources and Administration professionals. During his career he has built & managed recruiting teams, been a Chairman’s club award winner with multiple leading National Firms and has been a partner in the successful upstart of a boutique staffing service in New Jersey. Paul lives at the Jersey Shore and enjoys “the beach” life with his two dogs, who are the only true fans of Paul's frequent acoustic guitar serenades and piano playing.
Kellie Bullock Associate Director - Temporary Staffing
Kellie Bullock Associate Director - Temporary Staffing
Kellie joined the Atlantic Group in March 2021 as an Associate Director on the Accounting & Finance team in the New Jersey office. Her passion for recruiting started in 2012 with a national staffing firm in NYC, where she served as Recruiting Manager for the Administrative/HR Division. Kellie has been on both the corporate and agency staffing side. She has experience recruiting for various verticals including administrative, legal, human resources, marketing and accounting/finance. She finds recruiting to be an exciting and rewarding profession and is committed to building strong candidate and client relationships. Kellie graduated from Rowan University with a BA in Communications. She loves being a mom to her two children, cooking with a glass of red wine while listening to Frank Sinatra with her husband.
Vanessa Blundell Associate Director - Finance & Accounting
Vanessa Blundell Associate Director - Finance & Accounting
Vanessa joined the Atlantic Group in September 2021 as an Associate Director on the Finance & Accounting team in the New Jersey office. Her experience in recruiting started in staffing, moved to Human Resources for over 10 years as an HR Manager and HR Training and Development Manager, and then back to Staffing in 2017. Vanessa has been on both the corporate and agency staffing side and has experience recruiting in the administrative, legal, human resources, marketing, and accounting/finance verticals. Vanessa enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, loves to plan long day and weekend trips, read, and exercise when she can find the time.

Chicago, IL

Todd Fahey Senior Managing Director - Capital Markets
Todd Fahey Senior Managing Director - Capital Markets
Todd joined the Atlantic Group in 2018 as a Senior Managing Director to lead our Front Office Capital Markets Practice. He brings over 20 years of experience with specific knowledge in electronic markets and quantitative and systematic trading across all asset classes within banks, hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, asset management and sophisticated family offices. Prior to joining the Atlantic Group, Todd worked at and built his own global capital markets search firm. Todd is a decorated veteran and was honorably discharged from the USMC where he served as a CH-53E Crew Chief. He is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys his Harley Davidson, scuba diving, and flying single engine airplanes
Todd Hicks Managing Director - Capital Markets
Todd Hicks Managing Director - Capital Markets
Todd joined Atlantic Group in January 2019 as a Managing Director in the Chicago office focusing on senior placements with quantitative asset managers, hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, and investment banking clients on a global basis. Previously, Todd spent over seven years with Sheffield Haworth, a London based search firm as a member of the Global Markets Practice. He began his executive search career with DHR International after his graduation from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Alex Heller Director - Finance & Accounting
Alex Heller Director - Finance & Accounting
Alex joined the Atlantic Group in the fall of 2020 and is a Director in the firm’s Chicago office. He specializes in working with both job seekers and clients within the asset management industry, primarily in the areas of finance, accounting, investor relations, marketing, and front office. He began financial services recruiting with a large, publicly traded staffing agency in 2015 after starting his career in fund accounting with Northern Trust Corporation. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Missouri-Columbia and resides in the River North area of Chicago.

London

Charlotte Battisti Managing Director - Capital Markets
Charlotte Battisti Managing Director - Capital Markets
Charlotte is a Managing Director in our London office leading our EMEA Capital Markets practice. She has over 15 years experience in Executive Search and her expertise lies in Quantitative and Systematic Trading on the Buy-side, Sell-side, and FinTech space. Prior to joining Atlantic Group, Charlotte launched her own eFICC Markets search firm which was subsequently acquired by Options Group where she spent 2 years as an ED specialising in Electronic Markets. She has a restless curiosity towards Applied Sciences and the new developments and technology enhancements that are shaping the future of Finance. Charlotte speaks fluent Italian, French and Spanish and hold a Master’s Degree in International Studies and Diplomacy from University of London (School of Oriental and African Studies) and a BA (Hons) in International Relations from University of Bologna with a Thesis on NATO completed at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is an environmentalist and has a strong interest in International Politics, with a focus on refugees policy.
Max Hillier Associate Director - Capital Markets
Max Hillier Associate Director - Capital Markets
Max joined the Atlantic Group as an Associate Director in January 2022 to help continue the expansion of our Capital Markets business in EMEA. Based in London, Max is covering Systematic and Quantitative Trading mandates on the Buy-Side for Hedge Funds and Proprietary Trading Firms including low latency algorithmic trading, as well as recruiting in the growing Digital Assets sector following continued Institutional demand. While predominantly covering European hubs, Max has an extensive network throughout the US and Asia covering global mandates for clients.

Max previously spent 6 years in search on FICC Electronic Trading teams covering front office roles globally which included Sales, Trading, Product Management and Quantitative Research functions for Buy-side, Sell-side and the FinTech space. Max graduated from the University of Kent studying Drama and Theatre Studies gaining a Masters Degree in Directing, subsequently working professionally in Casting for Film and Theatre before moving into Executive Search within Financial Markets.

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Employee Spotlight

Emily Wooten

Director Accounting and Finance

Emily grew up in a small suburb outside of Boston and attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she received a degree in Accounting. Her strong passion for people and energetic personality led her to move to NYC and make a career change to recruiting. She now specializes in permanent placements with a focus on accounting, investment operations, investor relations, executive assistant, valuations, and treasury roles. When she’s not recruiting, Emily is planning trips with family and friends or discovering new restaurants.

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