Initially an asset backed securities financial analyst in New York, John has worn many hats in the IT and finance recruiting and consulting industry. Some of these included business owner, sales manager, account manager, recruiter, operations manager and financial administrator. In this space, he has more than 30 years of experience and still is learning on the job.
Joined The A.C.Coy Company: 1991
Education: B.S. in Mathematics/Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
Experience: John was working on Wall Street for Bear Stearns, at the time, one of the biggest investment banks in the world. The Persian Gulf War triggered layoffs, John moved back to his hometown and joined his father’s company.
Outside of Work: John enjoys travel, sports, and working on his hold ‘em game.
“We get people better jobs, for better pay, and move people incrementally up. It’s a ‘triple win’: candidates get a great job, clients get a great candidate, and we win when everyone is happy.”
Education: Business Administration, Robert Morris University
Experience: 30+ years of accounting experience, including PrintCafe, Stargate, CISCORP
Outside of Work: Suzie enjoys spending time on her family farm with her children and grandchildren.
My favorite part of working at A.C.Coy is interacting with a diverse group of employees while assisting them with payroll and personnel situations, as well as my interaction with the customers regarding invoicing.
Education: B.A. in Psychology, West Virginia University
Outside of Work: Family is everything...everything else is just that!
"After 17 years of IT staffing and corporate recruiting, I still find joy in putting good people to work! I love working for A.C.Coy, because leadership here is always accessible with their open door policy."
Joe was John's first hire at The A.C.Coy Company. He brings nearly 40 years in the computer and information technology field to work every day, and is integral in establishing relationships with clients and prospects, developing internal champions with other companies and working diligently on the company's strategic positioning.
Joined The A.C.Coy Company: 1991
Education: State University of New York, both Brockport and Potsdam
Experience: Joe has worked with thousands of professionals since joining the consulting industry in the 1980s. He enjoys very long term relationships with key decision makers.
Outside of Work: Joe is a Rochester, NY native and avid Buffalo Bills fan and ham radio enthusiast.
"It's not just business. It’s helping people help themselves."
Education: University of Pittsburgh, B.A. Communications
Experience: 20 years of Staffing Industry experience, both Recruiting and Sales; 5 years of HR consulting
Outside of Work: I spend the majority of my non-work time with my Wife and Middle School-aged twins. I am active in my Church and also enjoy coaching my kid’s teams for South Fayette youth football, basketball, softball, and baseball. When I’m not watching my kids play, I do my best to support the Steelers, Pens, Buccos, and Panthers. H2P!
"I’m proud to work for a company that puts a premium on integrity and doing right by their customers. My goals here are simple: Helping my clients hire great people and making it a positive experience both the manager and candidate."
Education: BA Business Administration from Washington and Jefferson College
Outside of Work: Enjoy spending time with my wife, 4 children, our families and friends, playing golf, watching various sports (I have a love for the sport of boxing), and enjoying a non-commercial beer.
"My greatest pleasure is helping a candidate find the ideal job with the ideal company and following their career progression."
Education: Bachelor of Science in Education with a Concentration in Dance from Bowling Green State University 2010
Experience: After graduation, I spent 5-6 years in Digital Marketing for two different companies in Pittsburgh. Then, I decided to transition careers into recruiting starting in 2017.
Outside of Work: When I am not working, you can find me at home with my fiancé and our four cats Gatsby, Feathers, Chance and Indy. Growing up in Pittsburgh, I have always been an avid sports fan. This includes cheering for the Steelers, Penguins and Pitt Panthers. When I am not working, you can find me out to dinner with friends, taking in a concert or musical, and spending time with our families.
"I am a recruiter because I enjoy using the skills I’ve built in my previous marketing roles to help others find their dream jobs. Recruiting offers me the opportunity to discover a candidate’s skill set and goals, and then frame the hiring conversation with clients around those skills to help build successful teams."
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Music, Associate of Science in Business Administration from Geneva College - 2006; Master of Divinity (MDiv), from Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary 2017
Experience: I have been in recruiting since 2018 and have found my passion! My recruiting experience includes agency, RPO, and corporate recruiting for IT positions, manufacturing positions, finance positions, and high-volume operations positions.
Outside of Work: I enjoy spending time with my wife and three children. I am also very active in my church where I serve as a Ruling Elder and Pastoral Intern teaching, preaching, playing music, and leading the Youth Group program for teenagers ranging from 6th-12th grade. Beyond that, I love to cook and enjoy good beer, whiskey, and cigars. I am an avid fan of the New York Mets, Jets, and Rangers – and I am currently trying to take up deer hunting as a new hobby.
"Everyone has to have a job and spends most of their waking hours either thinking about it or doing it. I love recruiting for the privilege of coming alongside people and guiding them through the job search process with integrity and respect helping them to land a job that they can be proud of."
Sales Support Representative
Over 20 years of administrative experience in various fields such as finance, engineering, and the beauty industry. She has mastered numerous software packages and is always looking to increase her breadth of knowledge.
She enjoys her life away from work with her husband and best friend of 18 years, Brian, rooting on the Pittsburgh Pirates, swimming, bowling, and exploring new restaurants. Her extended family means the world to her, as well as her three cats, Holly Golightly, LuLuBelle, and Leonardo DiCatrio.
Sr Sales Development Representative
Majored in Business marketing with a minor in Economics at Slippery Rock University. Was very active in Greek life on campus and intramural sports.
Experience: Before Coming to AC Coy I worked in Inside Sales for 3 years.
Outside of work: I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. Like to golf, hike, and spend time outdoors. Love to watch Sports, and I'm a big fan of the Steelers, Pirates, and Penguins.
Experience: I started my career in project management and quickly moved to outside sales. I spent 13 years working in Higher Education specifically with graduate students. I transitioned to staffing and spent the past few years working with clients to secure talent.
Education: Bachelors of Arts in Communications & Business Management from Carlow University – 2005, Masters of Science in Management, Human Resources from Argosy University 2009, MBA from Argosy University 2014
Outside of Work: I’m not one for sitting still. I spend most of my time volunteering for my daughter, Lyra’s scouts or at her school. We can often be found either camping, hiking, or skiing come winter. My husband will tell you I’m never home…but I live for adventures! Realistically, my time is spent working, then taking care of Lyra. Between her MMA and scouts, we're busy most evenings and weekends. When we aren't, we're typically found doing either seasonal things or some type of outdoor sport (skiing, hiking, swimming, etc)
I have been recruiting for a little over a year now and enjoy getting the opportunity to help candidates advance their careers. Outside of work I like to stay active by playing soccer and golf. I also enjoy Texas Hold 'em and video games when I want to do something more relaxing. I also like traveling and have a life goal of visiting every state at least once.
Experience: My recruiting experience has been within the healthcare setting for the last 7 years. I found my way into recruiting by chance and have never looked back. I just Love It! I have now ventured over to the IT world with A.C Coy and I could not be more excited!
Outside of Work: I am a busy mom who enjoys spending time with her family every opportunity presented. In the sunny months I enjoy gardening, outdoor projects, and sidewalk chalk. I love a chance to be creative. In the colder months, I enjoy decorating the house and baked goods, keeping warm, and outdoor adventures when it snows.
Recruiting is my passion. When you watch your children reach milestones or are part of someone’s big moment in life, you feel joy for them! That’s how I feel when I get to help people find the career they’re most passionate about!!