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I’m from a small town in Central Massachusetts, and was the neighborhood paperboy growing up. I can remember getting up for the route at 5:00 am with it pitch dark, 20 degrees out, and somehow still raining. I think that might be why I call Southern California home today.
The people – working together with our team here at the firm and partnering with our clients. At The Alexander Group we are all highly relationship-driven at our core and work extremely well together – we gravitate towards those type of clients, as well.
I LISTEN without any preconceptions – I let people describe what's most important to them in their own way.
I once got stranded overnight in Gillette, Wyoming, and then – after waking up to a herd of antelope grazing in the hotel parking lot – had to drive 260 miles to Billings, Montana in a massive ice storm the next day for candidate interviews. It was all worth it – the executive we found is still leading our client’s organization today!
I ran track in college and still run (a lot slower) today. If I wasn’t in search, I’d be a college track coach – heavy emphasis on recruiting, team-building, and competition, in some ways very similar to our industry.