We specialize in retained searches in technology, manufacturing, healthcare, consumer, business services, non-profit, higher education, venture capital, private equity and high growth companies.
Joe Onstott, who founded Onstott Group in 1987, brings a wealth experience in the technology sector. Joe is a critical advisor to many CEOs and Boards of Directors, assisting them in strategically building their companies. His search practice has focused on recruiting Board members, CEOs and executive teams for early stage, high growth, and turnaround businesses in enterprise software, communications, ecommerce, media, defense, security, and business services.
Prior to forming Onstott Group, Joe served as the Vice President in the Boston office of a major international search firm. Before entering the field of executive search, Joe was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Sherman Howe Computers, a leading regional computer dealer. During this time he also serviced on the Board of Directors of the Micro Computer Industry Association. Earlier, he held executive positions with Hendrix Technologies and Dest Corporation. Joe began his career with IBM in White Plains, New York. Prior to joining IBM Joe worked for the Denver Nuggets in professional basketball.
Joe is featured in The Career Makers: North America’s Top Executive Recruiters, published by Harper Collins Publishers, Inc. A former Board Member of the Association of Executive Search Consultants, Joe received AESC’s distinguished Eleanor H. Raynolds Award in 2014. Joe holds a Certificate from the Harvard Business School Owner/President Program, where he serves on the Alumni Association Board. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Midland University.
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Pat Campbell co-founded Onstott Group in 1987. With a background in management consulting, Pat brings a thoughtful and consultative approach to building high performance management teams. She has established long-standing relationships at all executive levels, and repeat work is the hallmark of her success. Pat has successfully completed executive search assignments for clients in software, consumer products, non-profit, higher education, services, and private equity industries. Her clients range from early-stage ventures to large public companies.
Pat has been named to the Top 10 Recruiters by Women’s Business Boston. Her clients describe her as “dynamic and passionate”, “highly professional” and “determined to win and succeed”. They emphasize Pat’s “amazing ability to weave herself within the company culture . . . upholding her business ethics while executing decisively and above and beyond expectations”.
Pat is a member of the Northwestern University Leadership Council, and previously served on the Advisory Board for the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College. A long-standing member of the Association of Executive Search Consultants, Pat currently sits on the AESC Americas Council, where she chairs the membership committee. She holds an M.B.A. from Babson College and a B.A. with academic distinction from Northwestern University.
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Cullen Onstott is a Managing Director at Onstott Group. He joined the company in October 2016 with eight years’ experience in the energy and financial services industries.
Prior to joining Onstott Group, Cullen was an energy trader at DTE Energy Trading in Houston, TX. DTE Energy Trading is an active physical and financial gas and power marketing company. Previously, Cullen spent five years at Morgan Stanley in the firm’s institutional commodities division in New York, NY.
Cullen started his career as an investment analyst at Rocaton Investment Advisors in Norwalk, CT, a leading institutional investment consulting firm advising on over $430 billion in assets and providing a full suite of services to a select group of retainer clients.
Cullen holds a M.B.A. from the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Fairfield University, where he played on the school’s Division 1 golf team. While at Fairfield, Cullen served as the COO of the Fairfield Investment Group.
Cullen is an accomplished amateur golfer who also enjoys travel, skiing, and water sports.
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Christine Venditti is a Managing Director at Onstott Group. Christine has over twenty years of executive recruiting experience scaling private equity and VC funded and public technology companies including CFO, CEO and CMO roles. Her background includes in house experience on Apple’s internal search team and Partner roles with boutique search firms SRI Cheyenne, TMP and David Powell. In addition, she ran her own retained firm serving growth mode, VC-funded technology companies in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Christine’s areas of expertise in technology include E-commerce, AI/Robotics/IoT, Information Services, Enterprise Technology, and Digital Media. Her search portfolio includes senior level hires for premier technology companies and investors as well as custom consulting talent projects for clients undergoing transformation and growth.
A long time mentor at Stanford’s StartX Accelerator and a past mentor at Orange Fab, Christine is also a member of WISE (Women in Sports and Events).
Christine is a graduate of Stanford University and holds a B.A. in Economics. She is also a Rensselaer Medal winner.
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Jonathan Martin is a Managing Director at Onstott Group. Jonathan has over fifteen years of executive search recruiting experience working with private equity and publicly held industrial companies. He has built management teams and recruited for all functions including CEO, CFO, CIO and CCO. Prior to joining Onstott Group, Jonathan spent 12 years at a large global retained search firm, initially leading North America’s energy research teams before moving into a client-facing Consultant role. He knows the search process from start-to-finish and enjoys deploying his experience to the benefit of his clients.
Jonathan’s expertise spans the Industrial space and includes Industrial Services, Energy in all of its forms, Manufacturing, Testing and Inspection, and IoT. He is passionate about the talent that produces the resources that make the world go.
Jonathan holds an M.B.A from the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University.
He is based in Houston and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marc Riblet is the Vice President of Research and Operations at Onstott Group. He oversees operations, information technology and research. He heads the research department and manages research for all search assignments. He has been leading and directing the research function at Onstott Group since 2004. He has over 18 years of experience in executive search as well as a strong technical expertise in software development and information technology. During his time at Onstott Group, Marc has developed and evolved their in-house database.
Marc has been a contributing team member on hundreds of executive level search assignments. He has worked on C-Suite. Vice President and Director level assignments for clients in technology, healthcare, aerospace/defense, pharmaceutical, biotech, energy/utilities, manufacturing, consumer, business services, non-profit, higher education, venture capital, private equity and high growth companies.
Research is a vital component to the search process. Marc is a key contributor to research and search strategy, candidate identification, development, and evaluation.
Marc received a Bachelor of Science degree from Bryant University.
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Gary Evee is a Senior Advisor to Onstott Group.
Gary Evee is the founder and CEO of Evee Security Consulting Group and OutFront Educational Services, a premier and trusted cybersecurity consulting company dedicated to helping companies develop holistic cybersecurity resiliency programs.
He has over 20 years of experience in addressing complex IT challenges across a number of industries including, financial services, healthcare and government. During his career, he has worked across the globe, to protect clients in a number of industries from a range of sophisticated and persistent cyber attacks.
Prior to founding Evee Security Consulting Group, he held a number of leadership roles at IBM. Gary was most recently a cybersecurity executive within the IBM Security Division, where he led the sales and go to market strategy for IBM’s mobile and financial services cybersecurity solutions.
During his tenure at IBM, Gary was an executive champion for the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives in the New England area.
Gary currently serves on a number of for profit and non profit organizations. In addition, he currently serves as a Cybersecurity strategic advisor to a number of Higher Education institutions.
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Brian Quirk is a Senior Advisor to Onstott Group.
Brian has spent his career in global operations leadership roles with several high technology companies including Stratus Computer, GenRad, Teradyne, and MKS Instruments, Inc. Most recently, Brian was Senior Vice President of Global Operations at MKS Instruments, Inc. In this role, he led the company’s operations consisting of over 20 facilities in 12 countries. Brian was also in charge of integrating the Mergers and Acquisitions of MKS.
During his tenure at MKS, the company grew from $450M to over $2.4B in sales. Brian’s organizations successfully scaled and delivered leading edge products and services to global customers including Ford Motor Company, Samsung, IBM, Apple, GE, Danaher, General Dynamics, Raytheon, and Applied Materials. Brian is an expert in six sigma and lean manufacturing methodologies, along with metrology and product data management systems and implementations. He has implemented these methods and platforms in his global operating sites
Brian left MKS in late 2018 and founded BCQ Operational Excellence, where he serves as President. The company advises manufacturers and operating companies on business and market strategy, operations management, lean methodology, organizational planning, and other key techniques enabling his clients to grow to their potential.
Brian received a B.S. degree in Business Management from Bentley University and an MBA from Suffolk University. He serves as a Member of the Board of Overseers at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, MA.
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