Tom Barnes is one of the two founding partners of Calibre One and is based at our North American Headquarters in San Francisco. With over 20+ years of experience in recruiting at the senior level, Tom has devoted his time to the acquisition of senior human capital for various technology industries and has focused exclusively on board positions, CEOs and their direct reports.e: firstname.lastname@example.org
James is a co-Founder and Managing Partner of Calibre One and manages the firm's activities in the EMEA region, based out of London.
With over 20 years of experience, his major focus has been on recruiting at Board, and C-level for businesses headquartered in Europe. He works closely with the private equity community and is a trusted advisor to a number of funds. He has also managed a vast number of leadership assignments for US companies across the EMEA region.
James holds a degree in Biological Sciences. Outside of work he is an active angel investor in tech companies, a parent to twin boys and an avid sports enthusiast (anything, but especially golf and rugby).e: email@example.com
Dan co-leads the North America operations and is a participant in Calibre One’s future growth strategy. With over a decade of executive search experience, clients and industry executives frequently leverage Dan’s perspective by seeking his advice on strategy as well as Board and company leadership selection.
He has built numerous senior management teams, placing Board Members, CEO's, CXO's, GM's and VP executives into public and private-sector technology & services companies in functions spanning General Management, Engineering, Sales, Marketing / Product, IT and Service Operations.
Previously, Dan was the Technology Practice Leader - Americas Region for Boyden, one of the largest retained executive search firms in the world. As one of their most active recruiters, he spearheaded the direction of the regional practice while managing key client relationships within the Global Technology and Clean Tech verticals. Dan’s prior experience includes serving as a Partner of a global executive search firm, where he led the Emerging Growth Companies Practice while also focusing on Fortune 1000 senior-level assignments; and as President of Grosh Associates for several years - a highlysuccessful boutique search firm that he founded. He began his career with Northwestern Mutual Life.
Dan holds an MBA from Golden Gate University and a BA in Communications from the University of Minnesota. He resides in the Bay Area with his wife & daughter and enjoys golf, tennis, skiing, travel, and music. Dan also holds leadership roles within a number of local charities, community groups, and professional associations.e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hector co-leads the firm’s EMEA activities and is based in London. He has over a decade of experience working with private equity funds and their portfolio companies. He has supported on numerous transactions by referencing management teams and appointing Senior Advisors and buy-in leadership to companies, and has made a significant number of Board and senior appointments to portfolio companies.
Having worked for two boutique headhunting firms in London, Hector founded Hatton Grange in 2010 making board appointments across a variety of private equity-backed companies in retail, technology, healthcare, business services and manufacturing. Hatton Grange was acquired by Calibre One in 2015.Prior to becoming a headhunter, Hector pursued a career in the Arts, firstly as a pianist and conductor, latterly as Artists’ Manager of Scottish Opera. He graduated from the University of York with a BA in Music. Hector continues to perform as a member of the Philharmonia Chorus and is involved in making pro bono appointments to Arts Organisations in the UK. e: email@example.com
Diane has been helping grow industry leading businesses through executive search for over 20 years.
She brings to Calibre One a proven track record of recruiting CxO’s and VP’s for some of the most influential investors and entrepreneurs, as well as market-leading growth companies in the software, internet, and health sectors.
Before Calibre One, Diane worked as a partner for three boutique executive search firms conducting C-level and VP-level assignments across the software, health and digital media industries. Previously, Diane was a Managing Director at Ramsey Beirne Associates, one of the leading internet and technology recruiting firms in the world. As the sixth employee of the company, Diane worked closely with the firm’s Founder, David Beirne, and conducted numerous senior-level searches for pioneering companies and investors in the software and internet industries. Searches that Diane conducted helped to launch or bring to prominence some of today’s best known companies in the Internet and software sector, including eBay, Netscape, Microsoft and Healtheon/WebMD.
Over the last 20 years, Diane McIntyre has overseen numerous searches for the role of CEO, President & COO, and VP across all functional disciplines.
Diane lives in New York with her husband and four children. She is high-energy and enthusiastic about exercise, music as a singer/pianist, and about anything health/medical related. In her spare time, she can be found volunteering as an EMT, or in the community as an active member of her church.e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ed Montoya brings nearly two decades of experience advising CEO's, Board Members, and private equity investors on their most important leadership and recruitment initiatives. Ed co-leads Calibre One's Financial Officer Practice and has recruited over 100 senior finance leaders across the spectrum of public and private companies ranging from emerging growth to Fortune 100. He takes a pro-active and inclusive approach to executive recruitment and is proud to have helped clients increase the number of women and people of color in senior executive positions across high technology, healthcare and financial services. Prior to joining Calibre One Ed was a core leader of Spencer Stuart's Financial Officer Practice in Silicon Valley/San Francisco. Ed developed his passion for the Financial Officer function early in his career as a technology and financial services investment banker at Morgan Stanley and M&A professional for publicly traded Affiliated Managers Group. Ed earned an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and graduated from U.C. Berkeley with high distinction in Economics.e: email@example.com
Aanand Varanasi has been helping industry-leading icons in technology grow and build through acquisition of superior leaders and outstanding talent for more than 20 years. He has been practicing from Silicon Valley but filling key roles in key locations all over the world. Aanand leads assignments across the software, internet, and technology sectors.
Starting his career in executive search working for a Korn Ferry acquisition, Aanand brings an inside perspective to executive search, having spent 14 years as the head of HR and head of Talent for corporations including Medallia, Palm and VMware. While at VMware, Aanand was responsible for finding leaders across all functions and locations, organically growing the teams from 200 people, through a successful acquisition by EMC, then IPO, to more than 13,000 in headcount globally and $3B in revenue. Aanand personally conducted searches for VMware leaders across all geographies as VMware opened up global operations in all continents.
Aanand spent his undergraduate education studying Biology at the University of California San Diego and is currently studying business at Notre Dame de Namur University.
In his personal time, Aanand enjoys family time with his son. He frequents the local mountains, competes in vintage automobile racing, and enjoys boating on the bay.e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tom has been an executive search partner to technology companies big and small for 15 years. In addition to having participated in hundreds of senior-level executive placements, including CEO, CIO, CTO and VP-level roles, clients and industry executives have sought out Tom’s counsel and expertise on a number of growth related topics including executive assessment, incentive compensation, change management and leadership development. Prior to Calibre One, Tom was a founding partner at a leading Silicon Valley boutique executive search firm where his firm focused on C-level and VP-level retained search assignments in technology companies falling into the consumer, mobile, digital media, healthcare, financial services, and software industry sectors. Tom’s career in executive search was preceded by 10+ years of operational experience in high-growth, venture backed startups and he was an early, central figure in the bringing to market of multiple technology innovations. His efforts were instrumental in delivering to consumers the first web-based and mobile email products as well as ground-breaking anti-spam and anti-phishing SaaS solutions to the enterprise. Tom participated in multiple funding events and successful exits, including three startup acquisitions totaling over $200 Million prior to his joining XOOM.com, which went public after only 2 years and $10 million raised. XOOM’s IPO in combination with a $250 Million secondary offering resulted in 30x returns to investors and led to the company's acquisition by General Electric (NBC). Tom studied Political Science at the University of California at Davis where he also worked part-time at the UC Davis Career Center helping graduating seniors polish their resumes and interview skills. Tom was born and raised in California and resides in the Bay Area with his wife and two children where they enjoy skiing, golf, hiking in the Sierras, and fundraising for their local schools.e: email@example.com
Since 2007, Venesa Klein has helped some of the world’s most successful companies build out the critical leadership teams that drive their success.
As Partner at Calibre One, she successfully places executive leaders across a wide range of technology, new media and software sectors. Klein also heads up the company’s Purpose-Driven Practice, which focuses on placing senior-level executives in growing organizations seeking to create innovation with meaningful impact. This includes companies that focus on empowering employees and/or making positive social impact such as benefit corporations, B-Corps, L3Cs and other purpose-driven companies as well as investment companies focused on this emerging sector.
Prior to joining Calibre One, Klein was the senior recruiter at MarketTools, a market research and technology company. She was responsible for full-cycle, international, executive recruiting across the company. Klein was first introduced to corporate recruiting as a consultant at Google where she was recruited to build out their internal executive search function. She began her executive search career at The Pacific Firm, a premier San Francisco Bay Area boutique firm. Her practice concentrated on the recruitment of executives for venture capital funded start-ups and established high-growth companies in consumer branded goods, retail, consumer and business technology.
Klein is an outdoor enthusiast and spends as much time as possible with her young son while exploring. She is an active supporter of a number of animal welfare and environmental causes.e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Based in Shanghai, James is a Partner in Calibre One’s Asia Pacific practice. He works in key technology sectors, including hardware (semiconductors, solar, and contract manufacturing), software (enterprise software, data analytics, social media technologies, mobile ecosystem, M2M, and payment technologies), digital media, and business services. James also has a keen interest in innovative, technology-enabled industrial, healthcare, and consumer businesses.
Prior to joining Calibre One, James started his career in search as a Partner at Heidrick & Struggles, establishing their China business in 2000. He was then a Partner for Korn/Ferry International in Melbourne, before joining a boutique firm in 2011. In addition to having personal experience leading start-up companies, James has drawn upon his business leadership and consulting experience to assist clients in building leadership teams in a range of technology, industrial, consumer, and distribution businesses. He has advised on the appointment of board directors, chief executives, managing directors, business unit leaders and senior functional roles across the Asia Pacific region in these sectors.
James began his career in television news and the motion picture industry, before holding accounting, consulting, sales, and general management positions in London and Shanghai, with Coopers & Lybrand, Booz-Allen & Hamilton, and major software vendors, mostly in the enterprise management systems arena, serving clients in the manufacturing, consumer and pharmaceutical industries.
James holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Chinese and Economics from the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). A native of the U.K. and a proud Australian, he has lived in Shanghai for 15 years, and speaks fluent Mandarin, as well as some Shanghainese and Cantonese.e: email@example.com
Thomas has over 12 years experience in the executive search industry, most recently leading the Digital Technology Practice of a top tier search firm.
Prior to this he enjoyed a long tenure with a large international search firm, gaining promotion to Client Partner within the Technology Practice whilst focusing on the convergence space.
During his earlier career in executive search Thomas worked, inhouse, at a leading venture capital firm, helping build out the management teams of the company’s portfolio investments.
Having graduated as an engineer from Sheffield Halham University, Thomas began his career in product development and research working for a FTSE listed electronics and engineering company.
In his spare time, Thomas is the proud father to two daughters and enjoys attending live music events!e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Anthony brings more than seven years experience in retained executive search to Calibre One. He has spent all of this time partnering closely with entrepreneurs, management teams, and investors to help build exceptional management teams. He has made VP & C-level placements for some of the largest and fastest growing internet companies of this generation, including AirBnB, Machine Zone, and Zynga. Anthony focuses on executive searches in Product Development (VPE, CTO, VP Product) and Operations (COO, CFO). Prior to Calibre One he spent time at Daversa Partners and Riviera Partners, two of the leading Retained Search for privately-held internet and technology startups in the US. When he is not connecting the top 1% of talent with exceptional companies; Anthony spends his time surfing, seeing live music, and traveling as much as possible. Anthony lives in New York City with his wife, Lindsey.e: email@example.com
Ian leads the firm’s media and entertainment activities. He has successfully bridged the cultural gap between Hollywood and international territories in his placement of executives around the globe, including, the United States, United Kingdom, and China. His projects have included content distribution, content development and programming, business leaders (Chief Digital Officer, Chief Financial Officer), functional roles (accounting, operations, human resources, business and legal affairs), digital editorial strategy, and advertising sales—both digital and traditional.Ian has experience working in digital media and entertainment recruiting, digital media ad sales, digital media operations, social media, and entrepreneurial tech environments. Previously, he worked at DHR International in the Global Media & Entertainment Practice for executive search, AT&T AdWorks with the Digital Ad Sales team, Social Chorus as a Social Media Analyst, and in the Advertising Operations department of Jumpstart Automotive Media—a Hearst-owned digital media network focused on the automotive vertical. Upon graduation from university, Ian was selected for a year-long teaching fellowship with Princeton in Asia and he taught English to middle- and high-school-aged students in a rural fishing village in the 2004 Tsunami region of Southern Thailand.A San Francisco native, Ian was educated in both in Silicon Valley and the East Coast. He attended Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts for four-years before he matriculated to Princeton University, where he majored in History and received a Certificate in African-American Studies. At Princeton, Ian was a member of the NCAA Division I Track & Field team. He was named an All-Ivy Athlete, competing in the 400-meter, 400-meter hurdles, and 4 x 400-meter relay; he traveled to China to represent the University and participate in the sport. Ian also spent a summer in a Spanish immersion program, studying at the Universidad de León in León, Spain.Ian loves traveling, to see and meet new people; and, he likes music, movies, TV, current events (NPR-KCRW), reading, and craft making.e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Doug is responsible for cultivating key relationships with both clients and candidates for Calibre One.
His unique background stems from building relationships at the Board and Executive Level in executive search and from serving as the former CFO of America Online Music and a Leader in PwC's Financial Operations Advisory Practice Group in the Bay Area. After PwC, he built his own successful Advisory practice with an impressive Fortune 500 client list.
Doug focuses on searches with Board Level, CEO's and their direct reports in a variety of industries that include financial services, technology, hardware, software, healthcare, manufacturing and consumer. Functionally, he is deep in the realm of finance and enjoys working on CFO and/or senior finance searches as well. Earlier in his career, he worked for both a global and boutique search firm.
Doug holds an MBA and BS of Finance from Virginia Tech and currently resides in the Bay Area. He enjoys tennis, golf, skiing, cycling, traveling, and music. He also is a former competitive swing and ballroom dancer.e: email@example.com
Ryan brings more than a decade of executive search experience to Calibre One, where he leads search execution and client relationships along with supporting searches across the firm. He’s spent his entire career in recruiting, developing broad exposure to industries and functions and a style focused on excellent process and rigorous execution. He has domain experience includes searches in technology and financial services; functional experience with corporate leadership and government relations.
Prior to joining Calibre One, Ryan was a Partner with IQTalent Partners, where he led executive searches and directed complex recruiting initiatives for a wide variety of clients, including SaaS, consumer internet, and industrial technologies. Ryan joined IQTalent from CapitolWorks, a boutique executive search firm in Washington, DC, where he recruited political, communications, and public affairs professionals to influence technology, healthcare, pharma, finance, and other regulated industries. His clients included the nation's leading lobbying firms, Fortune 500 companies, foreign multinationals, and celebrity-led advocacy organizations. Previous to CapitolWorks, Ryan was with Quellos Group LLC, a hedge fund and investment firm that served large institutions and substantial private clients around the world. Ryan got his start in recruiting at the Seattle, Washington office of Heidrick & Struggles where he was a member of the International Technology Practice during the peak of the dot-com boom.
Ryan earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Puget Sound and a master's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he studied International Relations. He is active in politics, loves travel, and spends his weekends on the bike trails and running paths of the Bay Area.e: Ryan.Polich@calibreone.com
Nick focuses on digital leadership within B2C clients. He works with FTSE100/250, privately owned and PE/VC backed businesses and has a particular focus on CIO, CTO, CDO and their respective leadership teams. He also advises on talent management & succession planning, leadership development, organisational design and compensation analysis.Prior to Calibre One Nick was in another boutique firm where he led the technology and digital practice for Consumer across 12 global offices. Prior to this he co-launched and ultimately led an executive search firm focused exclusively on technology and digital leadership for the consumer, retail and product sectors. His career in Executive Search started within the Technology and IT services team of a global boutique search firm, spending several years as a researcher before becoming a Consultant and Manager. He graduated from The University of Exeter with a BA Hons in Politics & Philosophy.Outside of the office, Nick spends as much time as possible travelling. He enjoys winter-sports, tennis, riding and indulging his love of food at any/every opportunity.e: Nick.Davies@calibreone.com
Debbie leads assignments throughout North America, EMEA, & APAC to deliver top notch VP & C-level candidates across all functional disciplines for companies of all sizes, from pre-revenue start-ups to Fortune 100.
Prior to joining Calibre One, she spent four years at Leading Edge Partners LLC, a premier boutique search firm based in Silicon Valley. She delivers outstanding results with an exceptional completion rate.
Before joining the executive search industry, Debbie worked in residential Real Estate, servicing the high-end housing market in the mid-peninsula. She also worked in advertising sales and as an Account Manager at AT&T, ranking in the top 10 percent of sales associates, winning numerous honors and awards over the years.
Debbie is an avid athlete who enjoys running, yoga, hiking, and biking. She is also a fabulous gourmet cook.e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark is a globally focused retained executive search professional who leads searches across all major functional areas at the CxO and VP levels. With over a decade in the industry, Mark has worked with companies of all sizes, from pre-revenue startups to the Fortune 100 to solve their most pressing leadership challenges. Having successfully completed searches for private, including private equity and venture capital backed, and public companies in and from the Americas, Europe, and Asia, Mark is able to evaluate the leadership, cultural, and technical needs of a client and quickly identify the best executives for his client.
Prior to joining Calibre One, Mark was with Allegis Partners, the retained executive search firm owned by the Allegis Group. While with Allegis Partners, Mark led internal recruiting during a period of rapid growth while serving a variety of clients. Before Allegis Partners, Mark worked at CTPartners, where he was an Associate in the Global Professional Services Practice and worked with the world’s premier consulting and business services firms. Prior to entering search, Mark held positions on Capitol Hill and with Maxjet Airways, a startup airline.
Mark graduated from The George Washington University with a degree in International Affairs and Spanish. Mark is an avid traveler and has visited five continents and lived in Madrid, Spain and San Jose, Costa Rica. A leader in his community, Mark sits on the Board of Directors for Jewish Family Service of Stamford and is the Vice President of an organization affiliated with GWU. Mark and his wife, an educator, live in Stamford, CT and are always planning their next trip. Mark is based in Calibre One’s Stamford office and divides his time among Stamford, New York City, and San Francisco.e: email@example.com
Jen joined Calibre One as an Associate and is responsible for identifying candidates, initiating contact, and guiding them through the entire search process.
Jen started her recruiting career in high-tech publishing as a researcher on internal executive-level positions. After seven years in publishing, Jen worked for Mobius Venture Capital (formerly Softbank Venture Capital) where she was their in-house recruiter responsible for managing external vendor relationships as well as, providing direct placement support from individual contributor to senior management level positions to early-stage companies across multiple business sectors. She also provided human resource and employee relations support to the firm’s portfolio companies. After leaving the venture firm, Jen moved from in-house recruitment to the vendor side of recruitment where she worked for a couple of high-tech staffing firms on permanent and contract placement initiatives for their perspective clients.
Jen is a bay area native. She and her husband have two grown children. In her spare time, Jen enjoys reading a good book, running, practicing yoga or playing indoor soccer. She also loves to watch sports and listen to music.e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Antonia is a Principal at Calibre One, and is based out of our London office. She was part of the team that joined Calibre One following its acquisition of Hatton Grange in 2015.
Antonia works across a variety of sectors within the private equity and venture capital industry sourcing Executive and Non-Executive Board appointments for portfolio companies as well advising and supporting on transactions with our key private equity clients. Prior to joining Hatton Grange in 2012, Antonia spent three years in executive search focusing on private equity and investment banking assignments. She graduated from the University of Leeds with a BSc Hons in Biological Sciences.e: email@example.com
Kristie Audiat has been with Calibre One since early 2006. Prior to joining Calibre One, she worked as a technical contract recruiter placing candidates from programmer to director level throughout the western United States. Before that, she worked as an in-house recruiter for a multi-billion dollar company based in the Bay Area, where she specialized in recruiting senior technical positions. Kristie is a graduate of The University of California where she majored in International Relations. She is an avid sports enthusiast who enjoys reading political biographies and traveling whenever she can.e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tora is based in our London office and provides research and analysis support to searches across EMEA. She works across a range of sectors but has a particular focus on technology, internet and mobile.
Tora came to Calibre One from another boutique search firm, where she also specialised in tech-focused roles. She read Renaissance Studies & Theology at Exeter University before going to the Courtauld Institute of Art to do a Postgraduate Diploma in the History of Art.e: email@example.com
Justine is an Associate based in our San Francisco office. She collaborates with innovative companies across the US in building out their executive leadership teams in consumer internet, enterprise software and clean technology.Justine earned a B.A. in Criminal Justice from San Francisco State University. Justine enjoys riding her motorcycle and traveling in addition to adventures that involve food. e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vaiva Kamaityte is based in Calibre One’s London office and provides research and analysis supporting European assignments in the professional services space.
Vaiva’s primary focus is on senior roles within the larger audit and advisory firms. Her recent assignments have covered a range of domain areas, including Tax, Risk and Regulatory and Advanced Analytics.
She graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London with a first class degree in Management with Human Resources.e: email@example.com
Eloise is based in our London office and provides research support to the Partners on C-level searches. She joined Calibre One from another London-based search firm that specialised in the private equity sector.Eloise graduated from the University of Liverpool with a MA in Classics. Outside of work she is a keen amateur boxer.e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Young is based in Calibre One's Shanghai Office and provides research support to Partners on senior level searches.Prior to joining Calibre One, Young was a partner consultant from another Shanghai-based search firm that specialized in the financial services sector. Young graduated from the Shanghai University of Engineering Science with a B. Sc. in Marketing, and from the University of Birmingham (UK) with a M. Sc. in Hospitality with Tourism Management.Outside the office, Young is an enthusiastic hiker, runner, and traveler.e: email@example.com
Celeste joins Calibre One with over twenty years of experience conducting cross- functional VP and C-level assignments. She enjoys building executive teams for high-growth technology companies funded by leading venture capital and private equity firms. Within the tech space, clients include SaaS, Data & Analytics; HIT, Digital Health, AdTech and Consumer Technology companies.
Celeste spent ten years with Ross & Company, a boutique-executive search firm similarly focused on partnering with PE and VC firms to recruit C-level executives and gained significant experience in the healthcare space. Clients included a variety of companies in the HC ecosystem including Health Information Technology (HIT), health data analytics, Business Process Outsourcing/Healthcare vertical, healthcare services, managed care and digital media/Internet.
Celeste gained start up experience as one of six Partners who built Ramsey/Beirne Associates, (currently Kindred Partners) over a five-year period. She played a key role in creating and executing the operational infrastructure key to successfully scaling the Company. The Firm successfully competed against established global firms and was awarded executive level searches for marquis clients including eBay, Amazon, Netscape and other Series A companies. Celeste led multiple C- level searches across all functions and a highlight was teaming with Founding Partner, David Beirne to work with Bill Gates on the COO search for Microsoft.
Celeste began her career with Heidrick & Struggles in the Boston and Greenwich, CT offices. Over a five-year period, she developed a broad understanding of multiple industries ultimately focusing on consumer packaged goods and IT/Technology searches.
Celeste and her husband enjoy living in Central Massachusetts where they have raised 3 boys. She appreciates tapping into her husband’s technology experience given his current role with Gartner. Celeste is an avid gardener, loves to be active hiking with her dog, cycling and continues to play tennis competitively.e: Celeste.Goodhue@calibreone.com
Isabela Joffe has a very strong international background. She has lived, studied and worked in several countries, including Brazil, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, UAE and now in the US.
She started out her professional career in Marketing in the consumer products and healthcare technology industries. After the completion of graduate school in 2010, she joined a major player in the Human Capital industry, Allegis Group, holding various functions within the organization. Initially, she was dedicated to the executive search function in the “Allegis Partners” division. After, she was in charge of expanding subsidiary “Allegis Group Services’” (RPO and MSP divisions) global reach into Latin America, building their presence in Brazil, Mexico and Argentina. Ultimately, she led the global rebranding of “Allegis Group Services” into “Allegis Global Solutions”.
She has executive search experience in Latin America, Europe and North America. Isabela has joined Calibre One in 2017.
Isabela has an international BA from Cezar Ritz, Switzerland, and an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business. She is fluent in Portuguese, Italian and English. She lives in Westport, Connecticut, with her husband and two toddler boys. She enjoys studying about plant-based nutrition, cooking, reading, traveling and spending time with her family.e: Isabela.Joffe@calibreone.com
As Research Director, Javier manages firm research tools and resources, provides intelligence on talent and market trends, and ensures the integrity of knowledge management processes. With a special interest in technology and data analytics, Javier is passionate about facilitating collaboration and empowering teams through practices that enhance and capture organizational knowledge. At Calibre One, he acts as our internal champion and expert on how to make data and market insights better serve our clients. Though Javier’s expertise is grounded in his work for various executive search firms – previously, as Knowledge Manager for the Human Resources Practice of Allegis Partners, the sister company of Major, Lindsey & Africa, for which he worked in the in-house legal group – he has also performed research and provided consulting services for media, government, and higher education organizations. He has worked as a public records researcher in New York county, a consultant for global broadcasting companies, and fellow at the University of Pittsburgh, where he taught film studies and digital media courses. Javier has a B.A. in Film & Media Studies from Swarthmore College, and a M.A. in Film & Media Studies from the University of Pittsburgh.e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Suzanne started her career working in admin for KPMG, rising through the ranks in both their Liverpool and Manchester offices.
She moved to London in 1996 to help several ex-KPMG Partners found a start-up financial advisory consultancy.
Suzanne joined Calibre One as Office Manager in 2002 before becoming Head of Finance and Operations in 2008.
Within this role Suzanne had responsibility for overseeing all aspects of Finance, HR, Marketing, IT and Facilities for both the London and San Francisco offices.
Since having her daughter, Tilly, in 2010 Suzanne now works part-time and so focuses mainly on running the Finance function across the group, whilst working closely with each of the local Office Managers to ensure the smooth running of Calibre One globally.e: email@example.com
Sherri Cervelli excels at managing the day-to-day operations of the US team.She maintains and oversees the San Francisco Office, as well as accounts payable, accounts receivable, human resources and IT. She also provides assistance to the Partners on special projects and marketing. Her attention to detail and expert skills make it possible for the team to function smoothly and effectively.Prior to joining Calibre One, Sherri worked as an Executive Assistant for five years and has worked in multiple industries including banking, real estate/mortgage and financial.Sherri holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. She is very active and enjoys spin and yoga. She loves city life and spending time with her family, friends, and well loved dog.e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kristen comes with over 13 years of experience in the recruitment industry in the Australian, U.K., and U.S. markets. Starting her career off at Robert Half in Sydney before moving to London where she met her future husband and decided to move back to Sydney taking on Lead Recruiter positions at Ambition and then Spark, working across technology recruitment. Parking up her young family and making the move to the Bay Area in 2014, Kristen pivoted her career and joined Arete Partners as Chief of Staff. In this position, Kristen was managing the business operations for the company and applying her recruitment experience to training and development. Recently Kristen joined Arete's sister company, Calibre One, taking on the role of Group Staff Accountant. Key to Kristen's career has been her passion and motivation to be a part of a team building successful teams and businesses. When away from the office, you can find Kristen hiking through the hills of Marin County or at the local baseball field watching her two children play.e: email@example.com
As Executive Assistant, Barbora controls all aspects of administration, working closely on assignments with all the UK Partners, clients and candidates.Barbora moved to London from the Czech Republic to study English in 2005. She joined Calibre One in 2011 in a role that has proved crucial to the smooth running of the London office.In addition to her Executive Assistant work, Barbora also controls HR, IT and facilities management functions for the London office.Barbora holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Anthropology. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, reading books and visiting art galleries.e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Based in our San Francisco office, Jordan provides administrative support to Managing Partners and Partners along with the Director of Operations and Human Resources. She ensures the success of day to day operations of the firm. Prior to joining Calibre One, Jordan enjoyed a diverse career of assisting in both Property Management and Investment Banking. Jordan holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. Outside of work, she enjoys the great outdoors, hosting friends and family, and crafting.e: email@example.com
As Executive Assistant, Adriana oversees all administration and assists all Partners in Menlo Park with all necessary projects. Prior to joining Calibre One, Adriana worked under various Partners and Associates at a Global Law Firm. Her administrative experience and exposure to the countless tasks and urgent deadlines within the firm, fueled her to seek more challenges in her professional field. Outside of work, Adriana is currently working to obtain her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology as one of her ambitions is to one day provide Children with Professional Therapy. During her free time, Adriana is an avid reader and loves to pick up new recipes to try in her kitchen.e: firstname.lastname@example.org