FOUNDER & PRINCIPAL
Before 2013, Andy spent the previous eight years as an executive search specialist for Riviera Partners, a leading firm in the San Francisco Bay Area focused on conducting searches for venture capital-funded technology startups.
Prior to this, Andy cut his teeth in the industry with a dozen years of technology sales and sales management experience both at Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC), the fifth largest software company in the world, where he was ranked in the top two percent of the company and at Kana Communications, where he was ranked as the top sales performer in the company for three consecutive years, attaining the position of the Leading Regional Director responsible for Kana’s largest territory, which generated annual revenues of more than $24 million.
Doug has worked closely with some of the most successful private equity and venture capital firms in Silicon Valley. He brings ten years of executive search experience to Fortra Search, having conducted numerous senior-level executive searches across the enterprise software, SaaS, hardware/electronics and financial technology sectors.
Doug has successfully completed leadership recruitment projects at the CEO, Board of Directors and C-suite levels, helping build senior general management teams to meet the highly specific challenges for his clients during their various stages of growth. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Loyola Marymount University.
At Fortra Search, Phil's primary focus is supporting and working with the company’s clients to find the right candidate at the right time.
Prior to joining Fortra, he spent five years working in the aerospace industry, where he focused on service engineering, experimental flight testing,and corporate aviation.
Phil spent seven years in the United States Navy, entering the Naval Academy a year after graduating from high school. Among his accomplishments during that time were two overseas deployments in support of the Global War on Terror, including six months in direct support of the Philippines armed forces' counter-terrorism mission in the southern Philippines.
Jill brings more than three decades of business experience to her administrative role with Fortra Search. As a previous Administrative Business Partner, she has had the opportunity to work with an array of both large and small companies, including Arthur Andersen & Co. in San Francisco and the San Juan Regional Medical Center in New Mexico.
Jill was involved in many sophisticated, complex projects including media management, focus group organization and recruitment, planning hospital/community events, marketing, advertising and human resources.