Executive Recruiting Director
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 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 is a Recruiting Director within the TCG Team, mentoring a team of recruiters and working on Sr. level searches 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 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!
Brodie began her career with TCG as a Recruiting Manager in 2018.
Prior to working for The Christopher Group, Brodie was a Recruiter for Alexander Mann Solutions. She recruited for several industries, including Biotechnology, Defense, Engineering, Manufacturing and Retail. She completed several searches for the likes of Novozymes, Cobham, and Nike. During her 3 year tenure with Alexander Mann Solutions, she received 3 Quarterly Awards for productivity, sourcing and recruiting.
Brodie is a Graduate of John Carroll University and lives in Lakewood, OH.
Ayla is a Recruiting Manager for TCG. In this role, she partners with Human Resources candidates all over the United States to help them develop a better future in their careers. Her focus is on Manager and Director level searches for TCG clients in a variety of industries.
Prior to joining TCG, Ayla spent 11 years in many roles, including general management and corporate training management for Garden Fresh Restaurant Corporation. With a strong passion for leadership, development and training, Ayla was project manager for several company-wide training programs.
Ayla has spent most of her life in Oregon where her family still resides. In 2011, she made the move to Sarasota, FL and has since called it home.
Zachary M. Martin
Zak is the Marketing Manager for TCG which is a newly created role and function for TCG. Zak 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. He 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, Zak was a Business Development Representative at Specialty Lubricants Corporation. He also handled their digital marketing strategy for paid search and social media
Zak went to Kent State and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Managerial Marketing. He completed an Integrated Marketing Plan for Thomas Limousine in their new capstone program.
Sr. Research and Marketing Manager
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 to a customer relations specialist role.
Matthew is currently completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Notre Dame College. He currently resides in Hudson, Ohio.
Keith began his career as a Recruiting Manager with TCG in 2019.
Prior to joining TCG, Keith spent the previous two years working in corporate talent acquisition with Union Home Mortgage where he recruited for all open company positions. He also has previous experience working in the staffing industry with Robert Half.
Keith received his Bachelor’s degree from Ashland University and currently resides in Lakewood, OH. He enjoys playing guitar and watching Cleveland sports in his spare time.
Laura is the Marketing Manager for TCG. In this role, Laura works closely with the TCG Managing Partners on branding, marketing strategy, corporate events, and communications.
Prior to joining TCG, Laura was the Marketing Manager at OnX, a CBTS company. Her responsibilities included but were not limited to were partner management, events, go to market strategy, project planning, and budget management.
Laura is a graduate of Baldwin Wallace University with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and Marketing. Laura currently resides in Mentor, Ohio with her fiancé Joe.
Derek joined TCG as a Recruiting Manager in 2019.
Prior to joining TCG, Derek began his career as an HR and Payroll Coordinator for a small construction company. After, he joined Feld Entertainment in their HR department as an HR Coordinator and moved through several roles before becoming a Recruiting Specialist. As the Recruiting Specialist, he partnered with in-house Hiring Managers placing candidates at varying levels throughout the company.
Derek is a Florida native residing in Parrish, FL with his fiancée Ariel.