We are an exceptional team OF SEASONED PROFESSIONALS WITH SIGNIFICANT BUSINESS AND EXECUTIVE SEARCH EXPERIENCE. OUR DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS, BROAD INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE AND A COMMITMENT TO CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS ALLOW US TO IDENTIFY AND RECRUIT THE MOST QUALIFIED AND IMPACTFUL EXECUTIVES AND PROFESSIONALS FOR OUR CLIENTS.
JANE S. HOWZE
As Managing Director and founder of The Alexander Group, Ms. Howze has more than 30 years experience in executive search. She has recruited executives worldwide in banking, energy, not for profit, technology, manufacturing, legal and professional services. She directs Board searches for the firm and is actively involved in the firm’s diversity practice. Ms. Howze is quoted frequently in major business publications, serves as a columnist for CultureMap and is the author of Best Practices for Executive Search Firms for the Inside the Minds book series.
JOHN C. LAMAR
Mr. Lamar has conducted numerous executive search assignments across multiple industries worldwide. He has recruited executives for a wide range of companies, from emerging growth companies to Fortune 100 corporations, with a particular focus on the energy, professional services, and not-for-profit sectors.
Mr. Lamar leads The Alexander Group's Professional Services Practice. He is a leading recruiter of global, Am Law 100, and rapidly expanding law firm operational and administrative executives.
Ms. Ehrgott, Head of our Global Life Sciences Practice, brings more than 30 years of both global and national business development and executive search expertise to The Alexander Group. She has conducted searches for top research and development, medical, commercial, finance, business development, tech ops, information technology, legal, compliance, diversity and inclusion, and human resources talent for Fortune 500 companies as well as emerging growth clients across all industries including pharmaceutical, generics, biotech, medical device, consumer package goods, manufacturing, non-profit, retail, investment banking, financial services and professional services consulting firms.
GAYETTE L. EICHER
Director of Finance and AdministrationMs. Eicher brings more than 30 years of strategic finance and accounting experience to The Alexander Group. Most recently, Ms. Eicher served as Director of Accounting for Deep Water Cay Club and The High Lonesome Ranch, luxury hospitality retreats, where she directed all financial operations. Previously, she was Controller for Beck, Redden & Secrest, a Houston-based law firm. Before that, she was with Gainer, Donnelly & Desroches, a local CPA firm.
KATELYN A. GRIFFITH
AssociateKatelyn Griffith is an Associate with The Alexander Group’s San Diego office. Ms. Griffith began her executive search career with The Newport Group in the Commercial Construction sector. Prior to joining The Alexander Group, Ms. Griffiths’ worked in the hospitality industry where she honed her networking and communication skills. Ms. Griffith earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from San Diego State University.
DAVID P. HALLAHAN
Mr. Hallahan leads Alexander Team Capital, the international division of The Alexander Group. As founder of Team Capital, Mr. Hallahan advises clients on their talent and leadership across multiple industries in EMEA, APAC, North America and Latin America. He has conducted searches at the CEO, VP and Managing Director levels for major corporate clients, emerging companies and has led high profile searches for board chairs and non-executive board members.
PAMELA E. KUTNER
Ms. Kutner has more than 25 years of accounting, operations, administrative and executive search experience, and brings a commitment to client excellence, a reputation for effective management and team-building, and a first class operational and finance background.
WILLIAM V. LEPIESZA
Mr. Lepiesza has managed executive searches for clients ranging from telecommunications startups to Fortune 500 energy corporations, including biopharmaceutical companies, international law firms and major not-for-profit organizations.
SARAH J. MITCHELL
Ms. Mitchell has more than 15 years of recruiting experience, twelve of which have been with The Alexander Group in both the Houston and San Francisco offices. She has also worked in house as a recruiter for Amazon.com in Seattle, Washington, partnering with executives in finance, legal, and human resources to select and attract world class talent.
AssociateMs. Nottingham has more than 15 years of recruiting experience with a particular emphasis in the financial services industry. Ms. Nottingham’s experience includes positions in both talent management and investment management for SunTrust Bank, working as a recruiter for an executive search firm where she conducted searches for law firms and financial services clients and serving in sales roles for GE Healthcare.
Ms. Nottingham received her bachelor’s degree in marketing from Virginia Tech.
ConsultantMs. Robinson is a consultant in the Houston office. Here, she utilizes her years of research, communication, and programmatic management experience in higher education to identify top-tier talent for our not-for-profit clients. Ms. Robinson received her Doctor of Philosophy degree in history from the University of Houston, Master of Arts degree from Texas State University, and Bachelor of Arts degree from Concordia University Texas.
LORI R. WEEKS
Ms. Weeks brings nearly 20 years of research experience for executive search firms. Prior to joining The Alexander Group, she held research roles for both boutique and global executive search firms including, Korn/Ferry International. Ms. Weeks brings significant experience in the power and utilities, oil and gas, industrial, life sciences, and consumer retail sectors, as well as experience in the legal sector. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Houston and an MBA with a Knowledge Management concentration from Marylhurst University in Portland, Oregon.