Founded in 1978, RSA Executive Search is based on the principle of providing a personal and customized approach to executive placement in Entrepreneurial Environments. We are committed to working in partnership with our clients, recruiting the highest caliber of classically trained executives, who have transitioned their skills into the marketplace of entrepreneurs. We are involved in every stage of the recruitment process. Our drive to exceed expectations has led to our success, earning us the respect of our peers, as well as the leaders in the industries we serve. Our search process is thorough, efficient and focused on meeting the specific needs of each client's requisites. Integrity and professional ethics are the core values of everything we do. RSA executive search continues to adapt to the challenges of an increasingly changing and complex world economy. We continually redefine our business and expand our resources to insure finding the best, high performing, accountable leaders who are committed to enhancing the corporate culture, as well as shareholder value. Banking & Finance Services, Consumer Goods & Service, Gaming / Hospitality, Healthcare & Pharmaceutical, Telecom & Media, Technology & Hi-Tech, Manufacturing, Internet/E-Commerce & Retail, Commercial / Industrial, Senior and Mid-level executive management. Operations, Finance, Marketing, Sales, Technology, Start-ups, Turn Arounds/ Reengineered Environments,Early Stage through High Growth Companies, Privately Held, Venture Capital backed, Private Equity backed. Ruth is a graduate of Pratt Institute. Prior to founding Ruth Sklar Associates, she was an educator, designed employee communications' programs for several corporations, and served as an executive consultant for an international search firm. Ruth Sklar, President. Ruth has been actively involved with the Metro Chapter of theWorld Presidents Organization in the area of education and women's forums. In addition, Ms. Sklar maintains a close relationship with executives in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries and has been instrumental in initiating and organizing major symposia on a variety of healthcare and financial issues.also serves as a consultant for companies in the areas product/market reviews and competitive analysis. Dan Mazziota, Vice President. Dan Mazziota founded Microwave Power Devices, Inc. (MPD) in 1967 which he sold in 1981 to M/A-COM, a leading telecommunications and defense electronics company. That same year, he received the IEEE Region 1 Award for "managing the growth of an innovative high technology company." He served as CEO of M/A-COM MPD, Inc. until 1987 when he joined RSA Executive Search as chairman. In addition, he is president of IDM Consulting which provides consulting services to the high tech M&A field, specializing in the microwave component and sub system industry. Dan received his BEE and MSEE degrees from New York Polytechnic Institute and is a fellow of the Institute. Dan is a member of the Chief Executives Organization (CEO) and a senior member of the IEEE. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Metro Chapter of the World President Organization (a YPO Alumni Organization) where he served as Chairman for two years. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Corporate Renaissance Group Inc., a NASDAQ listed business development company. Diane Jarret, Vice PresidentEducator and Entrepreneur, Diane began her career as an Art Director designing and producing multi media presentations, display graphics and print collateral for a diverse client base including, Pfizer, American Express, NBC, Tishman and Merck to name a few. She started her own company, Outback Communications Inc., a graphic design firm with the support and encouragement of one of her first clients, Canon USA. After, 13 years, she closed Outback and transitioned into a consulting role and was recruited by one of her clients, RSA Executive Search. Diane has been working with RSA Executive Search since 2003 and has been instrumental in identifying and recruiting the best candidate for the client relationship to succeed in each unique work environment. A former art teacher, she continues to support the arts in student programs and exhibits. Diane lives in New Jersey with her husband and 3 children. CLIENT CONSULTATION: Partner with our client to Lead the search process from start to finish. The client is kept informed of progress and findings throughout the search process.A Senior RSA Executive Search Consultant will meet to establish mutual understanding of search requisites SEARCH CONTRACT: The RSA Executive Search Consultant will immediately follow-up with a Search Contract which outlines and summarizes the search process and fee arrangements. Upon approval and acceptance of a, “Search Contract Agreement” will we commence the search process. RESEARCH: The research department is briefed and works closely with the RSA Executive Search Consultant. RSA Executive Search maintains an extensive database of prospective candidates from Managers, Directors, VPs and C level executives. They identify, assess, manage, and engage the strongest candidates and are experienced and trained to look beyond the essential job requisites to identify the core skills and personal attributes that lead to a closer fit on the assignment for our clients. RSA Executive Search adheres to the highest standards of quality, discretion and ethical practices. Qualified candidates resumes and a profile packet is presented to the client with our recommendations of those who best meet client requisites. EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT We service both client as well as candidates to follow up on respective reactions and outcomes of interviews; keeping all parties appraised of career/employment expectations and demands. Formal reference checks are undertaken to confirm candidate career achievements. HIRING DECISION: When a client shows interest in a candidate we may conduct additional reference checks, focusing, on supervisors, peers and subordinates relationships with the candidate. We will never contact references who may jeopardize the candidate's current employment. The RSA Executive Search Consultant is available to offer guidance in composing a package that will have the best chance of being mutually agreeable and beneficial to both parties. The negotiating process may be lengthy and may involve a series of issues including compensation, relocation and details of the total compensation package. The RSA Executive Search Consultant will assist and serve as a liaison between the client and the targeted executive in the sensitive negotiation through offer utilizing proprietary resources to advise on compensation and contractual agreements. FOLLOW-UP: We maintain contact with the respective individuals to assist in the transition process. After completion of the assignment to insure that both parties are satisfied. COST: The cost of a search is known before work begins Companies doing searches themselves never know the total hidden drain of time, dollars and energy, all of which reduce management's ability to focus on operating demands. TIME: Because of the experience and focused attention the search consultant can apply to your needs, the work can usually be completed in much less time than required by a client's internal staff. CONFIDENTIALITY: The executive search consultant will hold the client's name in complete confidence. Only the few people who are interviewed by the client need to be aware of the opening, thereby avoiding possible internal disruption. QUALITY: Through extensive research using well developed sources, most of which are unavailable to companies, RSA can provide clients with a much broader exposure to qualified candidates. Most candidates may not respond to a direct approach from a company and may prefer to explore an opportunity with a prospective employer without prematurely identifying themselves. Since starting our company in 1978, 75% of our business has come from satisfied, repeat clients. There are a number of reasons for our success: RESEARCH: Our firm has a research staff comprised of experienced people who identify target companies and make initial telephone contact with prospective candidates. RSA maintains an extensive database of qualified people in all functions and industries. We also maintain a library of up-to-date information pertinent to the search process. These resources allow our researchers to identify candidates for clients across the national and international business environment. In addition, over the years, RSA has established an extensive network of contacts in our industries of specialization. Our clients have recognized our effectiveness by continually awarding us additional assignments. We are dedicated to building long-term relationships which demand the highest level of integrity in dealing with client representatives as well as candidates. We do not compromise our integrity or our methodology. Our clients have recognized our effectiveness by continually awarding us additional assignments. We are dedicated to building long-term relationships which demand the highest level of integrity in dealing with client representatives as well as candidates. We do not compromise our integrity or our methodology.