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About 2017-06-06T07:28:21+00:00

OUR MISSION

We help our clients to attract, develop and retain exceptional talent to achieve strategic goals. We treat our clients, candidates and colleagues with respect striving to have a positive impact on the individuals and organizations we have the privilege to serve.

NATIONAL TEAM. WORLD CLASS RESULTS.

MARY OLSON-MENZEL

PRESIDENT

Mary is responsible for managing a national team of talent recruiters and coaches as well as day-to-day operations of the New York offices. With over twenty years of executive search and coaching experience, Mary holds a wealth of experience in corporate culture, consulting practices and communications.   She works across a wide variety of industries ranging from media & entertainment to private equity.

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KATHLEEN LEHMAN HAJEK

VICE PRESIDENT

Kathleen has over twenty years of experience in retained executive search working with boutique and international firms.  With an entrepreneurial spirit and an innovative approach, she has developed clients and executed searches across a wide range of industries: healthcare, nonprofit, education, management consulting, venture capital and consumer package goods.

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KATHRYN CHMURA

VICE PRESIDENT

Kathryn works diligently to address the growing recruitment and consulting requirements of client companies, her successful collaboration delivers measurable results. She has over twenty five years of experience helping organizations meet their staffing needs.  She works across a variety of industries ranging from associations & nonprofit to large scale staffing projects.

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LAURA CASSIDY

SENIOR EXECUTIVE SEARCH CONSULTANT

Laura has over twenty years experience in Executive Search and Consulting, and is responsible for processing and vetting incoming candidates and coalescing successful teams for client’s unique specifications. Laura’s reach extends across a broad range of industries and roles.

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RANDALL CHISM

SENIOR EXECUTIVE SEARCH CONSULTANT

Randall is an accomplished human resources consultant and executive recruiter leading our day-to-day recruitment efforts. He is an important player on the MVP Executive Search team which specializes in retained executive search where he sources and interviews top talent that best fits their clients’ needs.

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MELISSA SHAHBAZIAN

SENIOR EXECUTIVE COACH

Melissa is an executive coach with specialization in the future of work.  Both in individual coaching and team coaching, her mission is to connect people with their passion and to encourage deliberate foresight in designing a successful work life.

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ELIZABETH DELGIUDICE

SPECIAL PROJECTS CONSULTANT

Elizabeth (Lizzy) Del Giudice led a successful career in Finance, and joined the MVP Executive Search team as a Special Projects Consultant to apply her existing knowledge and expertise. She is responsible for various business operations and project management for the firm.

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KATE ATTWOOD

SOCIAL MEDIA & MARKETING CONSULTANT

Kate Attwood joined MVP Executive Search and Development in November 2016 as a Social Media & Marketing Consultant.  Passionate about social media & marketing, Kate is responsible for publishing creative content on MVP’s various social media channels; including: Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

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OPEN SEARCHES
“Mary is one of the brightest people I know. Her skills at quickly and efficiently connecting the right people to the right company is almost unmatched in my opinion. In addition to uniting people and position, Mary has been a great sounding board to me for a host of human resource issues.”
TODD HOLMES • CEO LIQUIDUS
“You will never go wrong by working with Mary. A professional in every aspect of the process with a great personality to match, Mary delivers results. I recommend that you spend some time speaking with her, and you’ll see what I mean.”
BILL AIELLO • DIR ADVERTIZING, BULLETIN