Leadership

  • Beth Gilfeather

    Beth Gilfeather

    CEO & Founder

    Beth Gilfeather currently acts as CEO of Seven Step RPO. She founded the company in 2007 to provide hiring-intensive businesses with a more cost-effective, flexible and proven recruitment solution. Beth codified Seven Step's breakthrough RPO methodology and authored the company's initial set of recruitment training courses. She focuses primarily on partnership relations and new growth initiatives. Prior to founding Seven Step, she was responsible for building and running a successful nationwide network of IT placement agencies. She has 20 years of recruiting expertise and her areas of specialty include team building, process design & optimization, recruitment sales, recruitment training and operational delivery. She is a graduate of Lehigh University and lives near Boston with her husband and twin daughters. Her personal interests include triathlons, yoga and her husband's cooking.

  • Paul Harty

    Paul Harty

    President

    Paul Harty became VP of Solutions Delivery at Seven Step in 2007 and was then promoted to President in 2008. Paul oversees all of operations and client management. Prior to joining Seven Step, he spent 15 years building and running a successful nationwide network of IT placement agencies. During which time, Paul occupied a number of senior roles to include Division Manager, Regional Director and Vice President. His areas of specialty include client relationship development, team building, process design & optimization, sourcing strategy, recruitment tools and operational delivery. Paul is a graduate of Plymouth State University and lives North of Boston with his wife and 4 children. He is active in raising awareness and providing educational programs for families with mitochondrial diseases through Mitoaction.org.

  • Tony Groves

    Tony Groves

    Chief Financial Officer

    Tony Groves has over 25 years of experience as a finance professional in both Europe and North America and mostly in IT related companies. He joined Seven Step's parent company in June 1997 and has served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration since then. Before 1997, Tony held a number of senior executive financial positions over an eight year span with Cognos Inc., a publicly traded multi-national software company, where he was VP of Finance for North America Operations before he left to join Seven Step and Motion Recruitment, its parent company. Prior to Cognos, he was CFO of WilData a joint venture software company based out of London and Oslo. He qualified as an ACA in London in 1984.

  • Greg Karr

    Greg Karr

    Executive Vice President

    Greg Karr became Executive Vice President of Seven Step RPO in 2008. Greg directs the company's client acquisition and business development strategies. Prior to joining Seven Step in 2008, he built and ran a successful nationwide network of IT placement agencies. During which time, Greg occupied a number of senior roles to include Division Manager, Regional Director and Vice President. He has 18 years of total experience in recruiting with areas of specialty in client relationship development, team building, recruitment sales, training and operational delivery. He is a graduate of Gordon College, and lives in the Chicago area with his wife and two children. He is an active advocate for the needs of individuals with Autism and their families (please visit: usautism.org and littlefriendsinc.com)

  • Jason Berkowitz

    Jason Berkowitz

    Vice President of Client Services

    Jason Berkowitz brings fifteen years of diverse RPO experience to his role as Seven Step's Vice President of Client Services, in which he holds executive responsibility for program design and implementation, leadership development, and client oversight. Jason previously served as Vice President of Client Services for Adecco RPO (now Pontoon Solutions), where he was named 2013 HR Outsourcing Association (HROA) Global Provider Executive of the Year. Prior to Adecco, he served as Vice President of Business Development for SourceRight Solutions and Vice President and co-founder of Hyrian. Berkowitz has been named one of HRO Today's Superstars four times, served as a board member of the HROA, and was the founding chairman of the RPO Alliance. In his personal time, Jason enjoys playing hockey, competing in triathlons, and playing guitar. He lives outside Denver with his wife and three sons.

  • Brian Murphy

    Brian Murphy

    Chief Analytics Officer

    As Chief Analytics Officer, Brian Murphy provides internal and external analysis helping to define new business opportunities and areas for growth, as well as operational expertise in market research, real estate acquisition/leasing, compensation structures and client contract negotiation. The foundation for Brian’s work includes a degree from UVM in Economic Geography, 12 years building start-up recruiting businesses in Boston and New York, and senior roles including sales management and business development. Brian lives outside of Boston with his wife and 3 sons, and has spent over 15 years coaching hockey and baseball, building sets for local theater groups, and serving on various town boards.

  • Doug Lubin

    Doug Lubin

    Director of Business Development

    Doug became Director of Business Development at Seven Step in January 2013. In this role, Doug is responsible for furthering Seven Step's growth via new business development strategies, thought leadership, and client engagement. Doug has been active in the RPO industry for nearly twenty years and has developed innovative talent acquisition strategies for clients across a range of industries. Prior to joining Seven Step, Doug held sales leadership positions with Yoh RPO, Pinstripe, Adecco, and Kelly HRfirst. A resident of West Hartford, CT, Doug is a graduate of Rollins College in Winter Park, FL. Outside of work, he’s active in a variety of outdoor and fitness activities.

  • Bill Corwin

    Bill Corwin

    VP of Technology

    Bill Corwin has over 25 years IT leadership experience spanning across multiple global industry segments and markets. As part of the executive team, Bill provides strategic direction for the companies technology operations and investments. He holds a firm belief that business objectives and customer results should drive technology decisions. Prior to joining the company, Bill came from Denver, Colorado and worked for Intrawest, a destination resort owner and operator. Before Intrawest he worked in the staffing industry for over a decade building technology solutions and services for fortune 500 clients. Bill was raised in San Diego California and holds a bachelors of Science degree in Business from the University of Arizona. He presently lives outside Boston in rural Massachusetts with his wife and family.

  • Mark Feldman

    Mark Feldman

    Executive Director of Marketing

    Mark has over 15 years experience building world class marketing teams and is responsible for setting and executing SevenStep RPO's marketing strategy. He came to SevenStep RPO from Korn/Ferry International where he led the global demand generation marketing team. The team was responsible for supporting nearly 80 offices around the world. During his time at Korn/Ferry he was also responsible for directing the marketing for the diversity and inclusion practice area. Previously, Mark held marketing leadership positions at a number of high growth companies in the software and pharmaceutical industries. He grew up in Canada and graduated with a degree in business from McGill University in Montreal. Mark lives in Newton, Massachusetts with his wife and two young children.

  • Katie Calhoun

    Katie Calhoun

    Strategic Director

    Katie Calhoun joined Seven Step in 2011 as a Strategic Director. Katie provides strategic direction to both her clients and teams with a strong focus on the client's individual and business goal requirements. Her specialties are client relationship development, partnership programs, team building and operational delivery. She has been in the recruiting industry for the last 11 years beginning her career in the staffing industry and then spending 7 years in the RPO space specifically as a senior level contributor at both Kelly HR First and Pinstripe. She is a graduate of Duke University and lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband and their Maltese, Duke. Katie is a foodie who enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

  • Amy Caswell

    Amy Caswell

    Strategic Director

    Amy Caswell was one of the original members of Seven Step when it launched in 2007. She held the positions of Team Manager and Solutions Delivery Manager before being promoted to Strategic Director in 2011. Amy focuses on large, high volume accounts and delivers exceptional results and strategic consultancy to her key stakeholders. She has 9 years of experience in the staffing and RPO industry. Her specialties include resource management, client relationship development, team building and operational delivery. Amy is a graduate of Fairfield University with a degree in International Business and has studied abroad in both Aix-en-Provence, France and Florence, Italy. She has moved to Colorado, with her husband and infant daughter, to help launch Seven Step’s new office in downtown Denver.

  • Donna DeCosta

    Donna DeCosta

    Strategic Director

    Donna DeCosta joined Seven Step in 2007 as a Recruiter, and was promoted to Strategic Director in 2013. She leads integrated recruitment teams dedicated to delivering complex, high-volume hiring objectives, and building client relationships. Internally at Seven Step, Donna strives to develop her teams, be a mentor for our employees, and continues to build a strong culture. Donna is a graduate of Fitchburg State College, with a degree in Sociology. She lives south of Boston with her husband and two dogs. She is a dog lover, and enjoys spending time with her family.

  • Emily Gordon

    Emily Gordon

    Strategic Director

    Emily Gordon joined Seven Step in 2012 as a Strategic Director. Emily brings more than 10 years of talent acquisition experience to lead effective and results-oriented staffing practices. Her focus on improving the hiring process for clients and candidates goes hand in with her passion for rallying teams to work cohesively to meet mission-critical goals. She has built and implemented multiple national delivery centers while working with one of the largest global staffing and sourcing providers and has acquired a Six Sigma Green Belt Certification. Emily is a University of Michigan graduate who can often be found chanting “GO BLUE” as she cheers on her alma mater or spending time with her five-year-old daughter.

  • Bronwen Hundley

    Bronwen Hundley

    Strategic Director

    Bronwen Hundley joined Seven Step in 2010 as a Strategic Director. Bronwen provides consultative insight to her clients and the supporting process strategy to her team to achieve superlative results. Her specialties are client relationship development, process compliance, transition and operational delivery. Prior to joining Seven Step, Bronwen worked in staffing agencies for 3 years servicing Fortune 50 companies and spent 3 years implementing RPO solutions within IBM's HRO division. She is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island and lives in Boston. Her interests include volunteering and the Boston Red Sox.

  • Steve Squier

    Steve Squier

    Strategic Director

    Steve Squier joined Seven Step RPO in 2012 as a Service Delivery Partner and was promoted to Strategic Director in 2013. Steve provides strategic account direction by focusing on partnership and collaboration while driving results through performance management. Steve possesses an expertise in RPO implementation, talent acquisition, change management, process improvement and data analytics. He brings a consultative approach to client management based on over 20 years in a variety of recruiting roles to include Contingency, Retained and Executive Search, Recruiting Consulting and RPO Management. Steve studied Business Administration at Winona State University (MN). He lives in Milwaukee, WI with his wife and 2 children. His outside interests include coaching youth baseball, travel and the Milwaukee Brewers.

  • Krista Williams

    Krista Williams

    Strategic Director

    Krista Williams brings over fifteen years of Recruiting and Human Resources experience to her role as a Strategic Director with Seven Step. In this role she is responsible for ensuring that all assigned client service delivery objectives are achieved. Krista focuses on driving team compliance and production to meet expectations as well as building and fostering client relationships. She is passionate about driving innovation as well as attracting, attaining and retaining the best possible talent. Prior to joining Seven Step, Krista worked in corporate positions managing various aspects of recruiting, human resource systems, and vendor relationships in industries including healthcare, retail, banking, energy services, travel/hospitality and contingent agency recruitment for companies ranging in size from a boutique firm with 10 individuals to a fortune 15 company with over 200,000 employees. Krista works out of our Boston office and resides in Riverside, RI with her husband and two children.

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