Production Team

Patricia England

Patricia Duff

Executive Recruiting Director

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/patricia-leveck-duff-2aa96b3/
Office: 440.953.9559
Cell: 440.251.1562
Email: patricia@tcgco.com

Patricia been with TCG for six years. She is an equity partner with the firm, having the title Executive Recruiting Director.

She has worked on roles from Regional HRM to CHRO for such clients as Step2, Raytheon, Comcast, Flowserve, PPG, Land O Lakes, ED&F Man, Rolls Royce, Whirlpool, Goodyear, Black Hills, and Welch’s.

Prior to working for The Christopher Group, Patricia was a Regional HRM covering seven states in aircraft maintenance for Raytheon. Prior to Raytheon, she worked at CDI Staffing for five years as HRG and was the Product Manager for Girls Toys for OddzOn, a Hasbro Company.  She received a Six Sigma Award of Excellence from Raytheon for Process Improvement that was related to operations.

She graduated Cum Laude from Hiram College. She resides in Concord, OH with her husband Patrick and their cat Miss Kitty.

Jacob Humpert

Jacob Humbert

Recruiting Director

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/pub/jacob-humbert/26/562/993
Office: 440.953.9559
Cell: 216.470.5541
Email: jacob@tcgco.com

Jacob is a Recruiting Director within the TCG Team, mentoring a team of recruiters and working on Sr. level search for the firm. In this position, Jacob has filled numerous Director and VP roles for clients such as KraftHeinz, PPG, Edward Jones, Delaware North, Comcast and Quad Graphics.

Prior to joining TCG, Jacob worked for MurTech Consulting as a Technical Recruiter, partnering with large clients such as Parker Hannifin, Vitamix, Diebold and Key Bank. Jacob also has experience as an Account Executive, working on marketing and advertising for Yelp Inc. in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Jacob is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Marketing. He currently resides in North Royalton, OH with his wife, Stephanie.

Jeff Wilbanks

Jeff Wilbanks

Recruiting Director

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/pub/jeff-wilbanks/29/bb0/b58
Office: 941.954.7788
Cell: 941.447.7029
Email: jeff@tcgco.com

Jeff is a Recruiting Director within the TCG Team, mentoring a team of recruiters and working on Sr. level search for the firm. He has filled numerous Manager-to-VP- level roles with clients such as US Foods, Comcast, Baylor Scott & White, CDW, ASR Group, Flowserve and others.

Prior to joining TCG, Jeff worked as an Executive Recruiter on the agency side for several years in the digital media and manufacturing space.

Jeff is a graduate of Full Sail University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Entertainment Business. Jeff and his wife Kara reside in Sarasota, FL.

 

 

Samantha Frye

Recruiting Manager

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/samantha-frye-8b3ab633
Office: 440.953.9559
Cell: 440.413.9861
Email: samantha@tcgco.com

Samantha is a Recruiting Manager at TCG. She partners with executive Human Resources candidates across the United States. Her focus has been on Manager and Director level searches for several key clients.

Prior to joining TCG, Samantha began her career in the staffing industry at Global Technical Recruiters as one of the top Account Executives where she led a team of recruiters. Her clients included manufacturing companies across Northern Ohio such as PolyOne, Liberty Steel Products, and Invacare Corporation. She also has experience in the fitness industry where she trained clients one-on-one and taught group exercise classes.

As a graduate of Ohio University, Samantha received her Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Physiology and minored in Psychology. She resides in Tremont, Ohio with her husband Cory and daughter Hayden. They love to travel and are big fans of all Cleveland sports!

 

 

Nick Calaway

Recruiting Manager

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nick-calaway-72588957/
Office: 440.953.9559
Cell: 440.813.7620
Email: nick@tcgco.com

Nick is a Recruiting Manager at TCG. He partners with executive Human Resources candidates across the United States. His focus has been on Manager and Director level searches for several key clients.

Prior to joining TCG, Nick began his career in the staffing industry at Global Technical Recruiters as a Senior Career Consultant where he led a team of recruiters. His clients included manufacturing companies across Northern Ohio such as PolyOne, Liberty Steel Products, and Invacare Corporation.

As a graduate of Kent State University, Nick received his Bachelor’s Degree in Justice Services and minored in Psychology. He resides in Downtown Cleveland.

 

 

Kelly Ott

Kelly Ott

Recruiting Manager

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/pub/kelly-ott/2a/157/573
Cell: 216.543.6120
Email: kellyo@tcgco.com

Kelly is a Recruiting Manager for TCG.  She partners with executive Human Resources candidates from across the United States.  Her focus is on Manager and Director level searches for many of TCG’s main clients.

Prior to joining TCG, Kelly worked as an operations specialist for MurTech for three years. In this role, Kelly provided business and office management support on multiple fronts including payroll, accounts receivable and billings.

Kelly is a graduate of Cleveland State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. She currently resides in New Orleans, LA.

Sarah Abbey

Sarah Abbey

Marketing Manager

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-abbey17
Office: 440.953.9559
Email: sarah@tcgco.com

Sarah is the Marketing Manager for TCG which is a newly created role and function for TCG. Sarah is working closely with the TCG Managing Partners to develop a fully integrated Marketing strategy that is executed and applied through TCG’s four critical Marketing channels that are inspired, inspiring and clearly position TCG as top among its peers and competitors. She plays a leading role in directing and facilitating internal and external communications including but not limited to the corporate website, corporate announcements, and social media.

Prior to joining TCG, Sarah was a Sales Associate at Elder Beerman and Justice For Girls.

Sarah has a Bachelor’s Degree in Individualized Studies from Bowling Green State University.  She is currently working on a Master’s Degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from West Virginia University and will complete that degree in December of 2017. She currently resides in Downtown Cleveland.

Matt Duda

Matthew Duda

Sr. Research and Marketing Manager

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/matthew-duda/45/785/520
Office: 440.953.9559
Email: matt@tcgco.com

Matthew is a Sr. Research & Marketing Manager for TCG. In this capacity, Matthew leads the sourcing department for the company. He is a primary research resource for search projects across North America. He creates cutting edge search presentations for clients.

Prior to joining TCG, Matthew worked several years for Best Buy, Inc. first in the sales department and then promoted into a customer relations specialist role.

Matthew is currently completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Notre Dame College. He currently resides in Mentor, Ohio.

Kelly Christopher

Kelly Christopher

Research and Marketing Manager

Office: 440.953.9559
Email: kelly@tcgco.com

Kelly is a Research / Marketing Manager for TCG. In her role, Kelly is responsible for the initial candidate research and the development of client marketing packets, working remotely in support of the TCG recruiting mangers. Prior to her current role, Kelly had the unique responsibility of managing the Video Assessment Center, scheduling video assessments for clients and candidates.

Prior to joining TCG, Kelly worked in warehouse fulfillment and sales for Bullseye Calendars. An entrepreneur, Kelly also started and ran her own food service business and also served as a partner for School Tools–a school supply distribution company.

Kelly currently is pursuing a bachelor’s degree at the University of Maryland. She, her husband Dan and their four children reside in Raleigh, North Carolina.