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Christine Colucci
VP, Development at USO of Metropolitan New York

Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, On Time
“Frank conducted several searches for me that were all beyond my expectations. He is excellent at translating a client’s needs, both technical and cultural into real candidates. Unlike many of the larger retained firms, Franks brings you what you want and not what they have. In addition he is insightful and honest during negotiations and does not lose sight of the fact that he works for his clients first.”

Brent Peterson
Director HR at BD

Top qualities: Personable, Expert, High Integrity
“Frank has an extensive network of executive-level, thought-leader human resources colleagues. He is well respected because of the value he unselfishly adds, his integrity, nose for great talent, and the ability to match talent to need. I would recommend Frank as one to engage for senior level searches.”

Neil Axe
Senior Product Manager, ATM, POS, & Mobile Financial Solutions at NYCE PAYMENTS NETWORK (Metavante Co.)

“Frank was the recruiter hired by my current employer in 2001 to fill the role for which I was hired. Frank is a consummate professional with grace, tact, and thoroughness. Easy to work with and expert in understanding my needs, preferences, and pursuits. Highly recommended.”

Frank Diertl
General Manager - Engineering Services at Mercedes Benz USA

“Frank's firm was hired to assist us in finding an experienced Technical Manager from within the automotive industry. His attention to detail and constant communication throughout the search and selection process certainly kept me at ease during the process. The candidate ultimately selected remains a valuable contributor within our organization today (5 years later).”

Steve Harms
Senior Vice President at Sika Corp

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert
“I can recommend Frank's services based on first hand experience. Frank was assigned to coach one of my key executives several years ago. The result was positive both from the employees perspective as well as those who worked with and for him.”

Peter Caliguari
Director of Executive Programs at Fairleigh Dickinson University

Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity
“I had the pleasure of working with Frank Palma during my career as Vice President of Human Resources for the Adams Division of Warner Lambert/Pfizer. Frank is the consumate Executive Recruiting Professional. I worked closely with Frank on a number of Global Vice President level recruiting assignments and each time he provided us with high quality candidates that resulted in excellent hires. Frank's attention to detail, responsiveness and value added style makes him a pleasure to work with. When it comes to executive level recruiting I highly recommend Frank and his organization. Peter Caliguari”

Tom Coffey
Director, Human Resources at Ventyx Inc.

Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity
“I have had the great pleasure to retain Frank Palma to work on a number of difficult search assignments that required "hands-on" attention to a set of demanding, hiring managers' criteria. On each occasion, Frank produced highly-qualified candidates in record time. He learns fast; represents the client with integrity, and earns his reputation as "an extension of the client's organization".”

Chris Altizer
Vice President, Human Capital Policy at Pfizer

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert
“Frank is an exceptional executive search consultant with superb insights and business-savvy. He excels at hard-to-source positions and delivers excellent candidate pools.”

Craig Harlow, CPA
VP - Chief Internal Auditor at Smithfield Foods

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, High Integrity
“Frank has performed several searches for me at my previous company and always was able to find a pool of candidates with exceptional skill sets. His firm understood our Company's culture and departmental needs when presented qualified candidates. His research was in depth to ensure the appropriate candidates were presented for our consideration.”

Teresa Margotta Van De Brake
Human Resources Director at Avaya

Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, Good Value
“I have partnered with Frank Palma and Associates on several searches. These searches have been handled professionally with a keen eye on detail. The group has been flexible and reacted quickly to changing priorities and deadlines.”

Gregg Palesky
Chief Compliance Officer, VP Internal Audit & Security at Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Top qualities: Great Results, High Integrity, Creative
“Frank is a dynamic highly skilled professional who understand his clients needs and delivers superlative results. Truly understands the marketplace and the attributes the customer values in delivering high quality talent to organizations. In addition, his personable and class oriented approach are clearly recognizable”

Rob Desatnick
Chief Marketing Officer at Feld Entertainment

“I have known Frank for several years. During this time I have found him to be a consummate professional who sets the benchmark for having a disciplined approach and seamless follow-up. I recommend him without reservation. Rob Desatnick”

Rodney Hill
VP of Engineering at Scientific Games

“Frank was instrumental in helping me with my current job at Scientific Games. Frank was quite energetic and helpful in getting me through the interviewing and hiring process. He was well connected with the HR staff at Scientific Games. Frank knew their process quite well. I would recommend and would use Frank's company in future searches or hiring top notch individuals.”

Randy McAlister, Ph.D.
Managing Director, RDM Global Consulting, LLC

“I have known Frank Palma a number of years and have the highest respect for him, and his executive search skills. His keen business savvy, and insight into matching the right person with the right company make him a pleasure to work with. Frank sets high standards for himself and his associates. High quality outcomes are non-negotiable. I would rate his communication and analytical skills very highly. Recruiting is more than a numbers algorithm to him. Frank is very approachable and takes a genuine interest in those he works with.”

Jennifer Wines
Director, Human Resources at International Specialty Products

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert
“Excellent assessment of candidates' fit with company culture, highest degree of expertise in his field and superb professionalism in all circumstances. Frank has been a trusted resource over many years.”

Nancy Brown
Director, Human Resources at Ingenico Inc.

Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity
“Frank is a pleasure to work with, his knowledge and expertise in the area of executive
searchs are invaluable and his integrity is impeccable. I would recommend him to anyone that values quality and excellent service.”





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