Eugene Holtzman is the founder and President of Mitchell Martin. Eugene founded the company in 1984 after he recognized the ever rising demand for professional staff in the field of Information Technology. Gene has a background in operating non-profit organizations and in the field of social work. Just two years before establishing Mitchell Martin, Eugene entered into the staffing industry. Gene’s commitment and passion for helping people is what drove him toward the recruiting field; his aim was to improve the hiring process for companies in need, while simultaneously helping qualified professionals discover outstanding, one-of-a-kind, employment opportunities.
A native of Bronx, New York, Eugene earned a Sociology/Political/Science degree at Queens College. He later earned his Masters degree from C.W. Post College in Public Administration. Eugene is commonly cited by a variety of trade publications; he has consulted numerous CIO’s in relation to compensation, recruiting, retention and on the utilization of various professional search technologies. Gene’s profound knowledge of the industry, his insights, and his personal views are what has led to the ultimate success of Mitchell Martin: a company which is now a leading staffing provider in the fields of Healthcare and Information Technology.
Mitchell Martin’s Finance and Back Office Operations Departments are directed by Joseph Schimpf. Joe joined Mitchell Martin in 1997 as part of the management team that facilitated MMI’s growth over the last ten years. Prior to MMI, Joe had 14 years of experience working at companies including Travelers Group/CitiGroup, HSBC, and Dean Witter. Joe has extensive knowledge in Financial Management, Accounting, Operational Processes, Human Resources, Benefits Administration and Compliance/Legal issues.
Joe earned his MBA in Finance from Adelphi University and a BS in Accounting and Economics from City University of New York at Queens College.
Matthew Franklin, our Director of Recruiting, joined Mitchell Martin in 1997. Matt started out as a Researcher and later became a Senior Technical Recruiter, a role he maintained for a period of six years. Matt participated in the rapid expansion of Mitchell Martin’s consulting practice, and is presently heading up our recruiting function for our Technology Division. It is via Matt’s leadership that Mitchell Martin has thrived; he helped our company increase our recruiting staff to more than 30 dedicated full-time recruiting professionals, all of which are capable of providing exceptional services to large scale clients nationwide in a variety of industries. Matt has played an integral role in the selection and implementation of Mitchell Martin’s state-of-the-art “Application Management System” which allows our company to address the needs of our clients in a faster, more accurate fashion.
Matt earned his Masters degree from Columbia University and an undergraduate degree from Binghamton University.
Stephen Ryerson joined Mitchell Martin in 2005 as a Technical Recruiter, a role he maintained for 5 years. Over the years, Steve’s role and contributions to MMI have evolved, spanning from Delivery Management to serving as the Vice President of Recruiting for a period of 4 years. During his tenure, Steve has played an integral role as a member of the Executive Leadership team and participated in the strategy, vision, and business execution for MMI. In his current role as CAO, Steve is responsible for running corporate services at MMI and he dedicates his time to driving process and efficiencies for MMI’s sales and recruitment business. Steve is responsible for internal hiring, staff development and enrichment, and MMI’s research department. Steve is also responsible for running the operations for Mitchell Martin’s offshore India Division.
Steve received his B.S. in Psychology from The University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA.
Chris joined Mitchell Martin in early 2015. He is responsible for the opening of new regions and markets for MMI which includes the overall sales and recruiting strategy in each location. Prior to MMI, Chris spent over seven years overseeing the growth of US and Canadian operations, along with Strategic Accounts for a $300M privately held staffing solutions company. He has over 20 years of Business Development and Sales Strategy experience working for some of the largest national providers in the industry.
Chris is a graduate of the College of Business at James Madison University.
As the Vice President of Sales Strategy for Mitchell Martin Chris Ciulla’s areas of expertise are new client development initiatives for existing markets, hiring and training next generation professionals, and collaboration with existing teams to gear Mitchell Martin’s approach to the ever changing technology market. Chris started in staffing in 1998 achieving rookie of the year status for an international competitor and continued on in the top 10 worldwide for gross profit sales. Managing diverse teams across multiple disciplines for professional services in different locations across the U.S. he has proven himself as a leader that can hire great people, grow large scale organizations, and help his colleagues achieve their professional as well as financial goals. As a subject matter expert, Chris has made several appearances for local media sharing his passion for hiring, training, motivating, and retaining top talent.
Chris is a Graduate of Baruch College with a BA in Organizational Psychology
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Brett joined Mitchell Martin in 2007 and has grown with the organization. Brett’s current role is to develop top-grade technical recruiters, ready for tomorrow’s demand. He performs his role with a hands-on approach. Brett is expert at creating and executing processes.
Brett graduated from Ramapo College of New Jersey with a Bachelors degree in Information Technology.
Brett enjoys eating his vegetables, national parks, hikes, and his family.
Paul joined Mitchell Martin as a Recruiter in 2005 and is now a Recruiting Manager managing a team of 15+ Junior and Senior recruiters nationally. He also previously worked as a Delivery Manager managing a multitude of accounts in different industries that range from banking, brokerage, insurance to shipping and retail. Currently his focus is on the development of the recruiting staff and to develop them into top tier recruiters who are ready to support the positions in the ever growing IT industry. He is extremely hands on with his team and looks forward to its continual growth.
Paul graduated from Molloy College with a degree in Business Management.
Jason joined Mitchell Martin in 2015 as the Southeast Regional Recruiting Director. Jason joins the team with over 17 years of experience as a senior leader in the staffing industry. He is tasked with developing and growing our delivery in the Southeast Region. Jason graduated from The University of Tulsa, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology.
Alex joined Mitchell Martin as a Recruiter in 2010 and is now serving as a Development Manager. Alex’s role is to develop the team’s on-shore junior-midlevel staff, as he is heavily involved with the recruitment hiring and training process. Alex is also heavily involved in helping the company grow their presence at their offshore location in the Philippines.
Alex graduated from The George Washington University with a degree in Business Administration.
Marie Romano, President of Mitchell Martin Healthcare, LLC, has over 20 years of proven business and sales experience. Marie joined Mitchell Martin Inc. in 1997 and has built a loyal base of clients and clinical talent. Marie currently directs the day to day staffing activities in our Healthcare Divisions in NY, NJ and PA. Marie’s early career started in International Banking Operations at HSBC and she later joined Mellon Bank, where she earned the status of International Banking Officer. In 1987, Marie was recruited for a Sales Manager role for a major distributor, and later a manufacturer, for the Northeast US region representing professional and consumer hair care product lines.
Marie earned a certificate in International Banking from the AIB Institute of NYC and attended St. John’s University as a Business major.
Joanne joined Mitchell Martin in 2004 as a Senior Account Executive where her responsibilities were concentrated on searching and securing talented healthcare specialist, developing business, managing accounts and driving revenue. In 2014 Joanne's dedication and hard work proved successful as she was promoted to Vice President of the Healthcare Division. In this role her focus in on training and managing a team of Account Executives, driving new business opportunities, developing relationship with key management in Health Care related firms and growing her base of talented, trained professionals within the industry. As well as implementing department strategies and policies to facilitate continued growth of the organization.
Joanne earned her Bachelor's degree from C.W. Post University on Long Island.
Robert Tutein started his career at Mitchell Martin in 1996. Robert joined the team in a staff position as payroll and collection rep and was promoted over time to Manager of the entire Payroll Billing function. In this position, Robert is responsible for all client billing, consultant payroll, account receivable, and collections functions, working closely with the CFO & CEO. Robert is often the liaison to consultants, where he personally troubleshoots issues that may arise. Robert brings nearly twenty-five years of experience and expertise to his position.
Prior to Mitchell Martin, Robert began his career as Regional Credit & Collections Manager at Avnet Brownell Inc., and prior to that as a Collections/Accounts Receivables Specialist at Summit Supply.
Siobhan Sauray started her career at Mitchell Martin in 2007. Siobhan joined the team in a staff position as payroll/billing analyst and was promoted over time to Assistant Manager of the Payroll and Billing department. In this position, Siobhan is responsible for all consultant payroll, and client billing functions. Siobhan works closely with the CFO & CEO on a daily basis. Siobhan is often the liaison to consultants, where she personally troubleshoots issues that may arise. Siobhan brings nearly fourteen years of experience and expertise to her position.
Prior to Mitchell Martin, Siobhan began her career as Payroll/Billing Analyst at United Staffing Systems.
Maria Paccione-Latella, our Financial Controller, joined Mitchell Martin Inc. in 1999. Maria began her career working at a subsidiary of American Express in the Financial Consultant’s Training Department. While attending Graduate School, Maria advanced her career in other departments, in the areas of Budgeting, Financial Reporting, Human Resource and Payroll. Maria brought over 13 years of experience and knowledge in financial services industry. Since starting with MMI, she has worked diligently, with numerous state agencies, to maintain MMI’s presence in over 38 states.
Maria has her MBA in Accounting and BS in Finance from St. John’s University. Outside of the office, Maria enjoys running, skiing and the beach.
Junette Eng, our Director of Operations, has filled a range of roles at Mitchell Martin over the past 20 years. Junette began her career with Mitchell Martin in 1984 working in administration and quickly moved onto work a technology sales desk where she was responsible for direct hire placements. As the company and market evolved, Junette advanced and became our Contract Recruiting Manager where she helped establish and build Mitchell Martin’s Contract Technology Division. Junette remained a hands-on leader in training, hiring and working a contract recruiting and sales desk. Today, as the Director of Operations and Compliance, Junette oversees all of Mitchell Martin’s Back Office Operations, Immigration, Audits and Compliance. She reviews, evaluates internal audits and manages client audits, manages operational procedures, maintains the organization is meeting the company’s Standards of Conduct and ensures all back office operations are in compliance with the rules and regulations required by our clients.
Junette earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Management Information Systems from Pace University.
Dawn began her career in the staffing industry with Mitchell Martin, Inc. in 1999. Since then, she has held positions in recruiting, operations, training and organizational development and human resources. Dawn is responsible for managing the design, implementation and administration of all the benefits offered at Mitchell Martin, as well as overseeing all general Human Resources functions. Dawn is highly proficient in developing and implementing employee policies and procedures, onboarding, managing employee relations and identifying and implementing HR technology solutions
Dawn earned her MA from Fairfield University and her BS in Business Economics from SUNY Oneonta.
Brian Delle Donne, our Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and Innovation is focused on growing Mitchell Martin through strategic acquisitions and expanding the company’s geographic presence and service offerings. In addition, he is also the President of Talent Tech Lab, an innovation hub that MMI created. Talent Tech Labs fosters innovation in Talent Acquisition technology. The Lab has programs from incubation to acceleration for startups and has a growing offering of services for buyers and users of emerging TA technologies. Brian joined MMI to serve as C.O.O. where he implemented technology and process to enhance operations and oversaw the projects based deliverables business of the firm. Prior to MMI Brian has over 20 years of experience in staffing and the project based consulting business. Earlier in his career he served as C.O.O at several publicly traded IT and engineering project and staffing companies. He had previously served as President and COO of an environmental engineering firm. He started his career in Westinghouse in their Power Systems business where he worked and lived overseas for a number of years. He came to Mitchell Martin in 2010 after serving as a Principal in a national consulting practice delivering advisory services in performance improvement and restructuring. He has helped many firms apply technology and improve core processes to either regain or dramatically improve performance and profitability.
Brian graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and Economics.
Vivek has a proven track record managing end-to-end operations of India business engagements. Vivek joined Mitchell Martin in 2012, he has been responsible for expanding and growing the India operations. He has a passion for team building with experienced personnel as well as training and mentoring new team members. Managing new engagements and maintaining SLA levels is a particular strength. He excels in client relations and has been particularly successful in staffing industry.
Vivek has a Master’s degree in Business Administration specializing in Human Resource and Marketing from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.
Lauren began her career in the staffing industry over 10 years ago as a Recruiter in legal staffing. Since then, she has recruited in various industries such as PR, fashion, healthcare, HIT and most recently, internal corporate recruitment. During her time at Mitchell Martin, she has hired over 60+ Recruiters and Account Managers which has led to tremendous growth for the company. Additionally, Lauren runs our MMI Research Department, as well as spearheads #MMICares, our Philanthropic Community. Lauren is highly proficient in developing and implementing hiring processes and procedures company-wide.
Lauren earned her BA from University at Albany and was awarded Woman of the Year in 2016 from the National Association of Professional Woman.
Andrea LambertDirector of Training and Staff Development
Andrea Lambert, Director of Training and Staff Development, is responsible for developing and over-seeing all aspects of curriculum and program development for Mitchell Martin Inc. This includes on-going career training, coaching, and leadership training.
She is responsible for the management of Mitchell Martin's proprietary University. This is a unique institution within the company that offers an invaluable six-week training program for newly hired employees. The curriculum is designed to ensure a successful transition into their respective recruiting or sales careers.
Prior to joining Mitchell Martin, Andrea spent over seven years as a Director of Strategic Accounts where she developed, trained, and managed national recruiting and sales teams for her clients.
She has a total of fifteen years' experience in recruitment, business development, and staff training while working with some of the largest financial institutions and insurance companies within the industry.
Andrea holds a B.S. in Business Distributive Education and Business Administration from the State University of New York at Oswego, and she attended a Masters' Degree program at NYU Stern School of Business and Steinhart's School of Education in Corporate Training.