Leadership Team

Anthony Fanzo, President

Anthony Fanzo is directly responsible for the management of TBG Staffing. Under Anthony’s leadership, TBG has grown from a boutique NYC agency to a national force, with offices in 14 different markets. TBG has received numerous awards from such organizations as Forbes, Crain’s, Glassdoor, Inc. 5000, and SIA.

Anthony began his career in Executive Search in 1994 with a focus on C-level Finance and Technology roles. Over the next 19 years, Anthony spent his career in leadership roles with Fortune 500 companies in Staffing. In 2013, Anthony joined TBG. Anthony became Chief Operating Officer of the Bachrach Group in 2014, and later became President in 2019.

One of Anthony’s favorite aspects of being President of TBG has been working with good people with strong entrepreneurial work ethics.

Mr. Fanzo holds a BS from Fordham University in Computer Science and is formerly 63, 6, and 7 Licensed.

Evan Price, COO

Evan started with TBG in 2008 as a Sr. Technology Recruiter and worked his way up the ranks, eventually running the NYC Technology team. The opportunity to launch the Long Island office came in 2015, expanding TBG’s reach in all practice areas. Evan oversaw the launch of this office and managed the Long Island market for the next five years.

In January 2020, Evan was promoted to TBG’s Chief of Staff, and later in the year stepped up as TBG’S COO. In this position, he oversees various aspects of TBG’s business, including but not limited to internal training programs, staff augmentation, conflict resolution, strategic partnerships, technology expansion, and new market development. A graduate of Pace University, Evan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Media Studies.

Amy Costa, CPO

Amy handles all Internal HR and Employee Relations at TBG. Amy has worked in both staffing and corporate organizations and has experience in building HR departments from the ground up. She has generated and implemented various programs and continues to create new, more efficient protocols in order to streamline processes. Amy is up to date on policies and laws, making compliance a top priority. Amy is constantly exploring ways to better the culture of an organization, and is always there to lend a helping hand and a listening ear to whomever might need advice, encouragement, or just a confidant to open up to.

Amy started her career as a Recruiting Coordinator at a staffing agency in 2011. She previously attended Queens College, where she received her BA in Sociology. She has always been fascinated by and passionate about helping others and studying social behavior, so this degree would have an everlasting impact on her future in HR.

Scott Bachrach, CTO

Scott Bachrach began his career as an IT Professional in 1995 and has been implementing systems and processes to maximize productivity and profitability ever since. Scott joined TBG in March of 2005, and in February of 2020, Scott was named CTO. As CTO, Scott is responsible for overseeing the effectiveness of technology resources within the TBG organization. His duties include communicating with other executives, performing research on new technologies that could enhance their business and monitoring the use and implementation of new and existing technologies across departments. His insight, enthusiasm, and can-do attitude keep every aspect of TBG’s technology up-to-date and fully functional.

Sam Smith, Senior VP of Business Development

Sam Smith is a staffing industry executive with 30 years of experience. He is a groundbreaking entrepreneur with solid expertise in multiple staffing verticals, mergers and acquisitions, account development, and multi-market management. Year after year, Sam is commended for his thought leadership and strategic growth mindset. As Senior Vice President of Business Development at TBG, Sam is responsible for providing leadership to the Business Development team and driving strategies that maximize business efficiency and client acquisition.

Sandra Manning, Director of Compliance

Sandra is a research and executive search professional with over twenty years of experience. She has held research and recruiting roles with A-L Associates, Rhodes Associates, Global Sage and Russell Reynolds. Sandra has contributed her expertise to The Bachrach Group and its sister companies for over five years. In 2020, Sandra received the title of Managing Director, Internal Operations.

Earlier in her career, Sandra was an information resources coordinator with Booz Allen & Hamilton and a senior information consultant with LexisNexis. Sandra holds a BS Degree in Biology from Mercy College and MLS in Library and Information Science from Long Island University.

Sophia Interlicchio, Chief of Staff

Sophia graduated from SUNY Plattsburgh with a Bachelor of Science in History with coursework geared towards political science, international business, and gender & women’s studies. After graduating, Sophia worked as an executive assistant for entrepreneurs in the tech and recruiting industries where she gained an appreciation and skills for operations and administration. She prides herself on being energetic and pragmatic and hopes to bring this attitude to her TBG team.

Brenda Kelly, Deputy CFO

Brenda Kelly graduated from Old Westbury with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. She is a CPA with nearly 30 years of experience. She has an invaluable background including over 23 years as Director of Accounting for Cablevision. She joined The Bachrach Group in August of 2020 as the Controller for multiple sister companies, including Cloud 9, D2C, CLS, and more. In March of 2021, Brenda was named Deputy CFO of TBG.

Yan Melnichuk, Senior Controller

Yan graduated from the College of Staten Island with a Bachelor’s Degree in Science and Accounting. He joined TBG in 2015 as the Controller. He is responsible for all the financials, overseeing the back-office operation, reporting, and continually improving all aspects of the accounting processes. Yan has over 20 years of experience prior to joining TBG, where he worked at Tower Legal Solutions and Staffing.

Chris Papa, SVP, National Practice Director

Chris holds a BA in American Studies from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. He began his career in the Real Estate and Legal industry and has been an active member of volunteer organizations such as The Gubbio Project and The Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

Chris started with TBG in 2005 and has been integral to the growth and evolution of TBG from a regional boutique to a national firm. He has been an advisor to top real estate executives throughout the US, is quoted in numerous industry trade publications, and hosts a widely viewed industry newsletter and podcast. He enjoys helping real estate firms grow their business and advising them on critical hiring decisions. Currently, Chris runs TBG’s national Real Estate search practice with a team spread across multiple states.

Steve Juvelier, VP of Real Estate

Steve is a graduate of Baruch College and has over 30+ years of experience within the staffing industry. After nine years working in the field, Steve became a partner of Allegheny “Personnel,” where he remained for 10 years. Soon after, he joined TBG and never looked back. Beginning on TBG’s Sales team in 2011, Steve gradually moved up in leadership to become the Healthcare Division’s Sales lead. From there, he transitioned into Sales for the Architecture, Construction, and Engineering Division. In 2020, Steve accepted the offer to become the Director of Corporate Services at TBG. A couple years late in 2022, Steve was promoted to Vice President. He looks forward to the amazing success and growth that TBG will have in the future.

James Schindler, Managing Director of National Sales

Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, James graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from St. Francis College. He began his career as an Accounting and Finance Recruiter at Robert Half International and worked for the Sales Department at Wells Fargo/Golden West Financial. With 12 years of experience in Marketing and Recruiting, it was a no-brainer to join TBG as the Sales Director for Digital Media, Creative Marketing, and Sales. With his leadership, the team grew into one of the most profitable and fastest-growing divisions at TBG.

James has been with TBG since 2014, and is currently the National Managing Director of Sales. TBG’s nationwide sales team specializes in all business verticals for temp, temp to permanent staffing, and direct hire for the Accounting, Digital Marketing, Engineering, Finance, Hospitality, Human Resources, Legal, Manufacturing, Medical, Office Support, Real Estate, Sales & Technology industries. By networking and collaborating with leading advertising agencies, start-ups, ad-tech, and retail companies, James has effectively placed the best talent nationwide.

Jordan Shapiro, Senior Managing Director, Financial Services

Jordan is a proud graduate of Binghamton University, where he was both a research and teaching assistant. Jordan now leads the firm’s Financial Services Practice. With over a decade’s experience in Executive Search and Recruitment, he is a trusted advisor to corporate and investment banks, asset managers, and private funds seeking exceptional talent in their front offices, risk management groups, and CFO verticals. Jordan and his team tailor and execute searches based on their client’s individual strategies and goals to make mutually beneficial matches that advance and protect investment firms, while offering candidates exceptional career opportunities. Additionally, Jordan has been featured on CNN, NBC News, Cheddar News, quoted in the Financial Times, and recognized in other online publications.

Marshall Brown, Senior Managing Director, Risk and Finance

Marshall graduated from Gettysburg College with a Bachelor of Arts in History. Currently, he is the Managing Director for the Finance and Risk Division. He is a seasoned Executive Recruiter and Managing Director with over two decades of experience in the field of Risk Management.

His extensive knowledge of risk and quantitative analytics gives Marshall the edge to deliver strategic advice and exceptional talent across market, credit, and operational risks.  In a highly competitive field, Marshall and his team make the process of engaging high-caliber quality matches efficient and seamless across all levels.

Andrea Sielken, National Managing Director - Technology

Graduating from FIT with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing Communications, Andrea Sielken is a seasoned technology recruiter that got her start during the height of the internet era 20+ years ago. Having worked in every type of market through the years, she employs her experiences to advise her clients and candidates on the best approach for their current searches.

Currently serving as National Managing Director of TBG’s Technology Division, she has built and led a national practice focusing on partnering with past, current, and new clients, assisting in sourcing and screening of candidates alongside her team, conducting weekly reviews and training meetings while also providing strategic leadership.

Her #1 priority has always been to offer the best client and candidate experience through honest, direct and transparent communication. Andrea believes that in the technology market, each search is unique and the key to her teams success is developing a custom approach for every search to meet that specific clients unique needs. Successful recruiting is match making.  You have to find that right “chemistry” from both sides!

Keith Olson, Managing Director

Keith graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication from Kean University. He currently is the Practice Director of the Healthcare division. Keith started his recruiting career here at TBG in 2016 and immediately fell in love with the staffing industry and the company. He loves the daily grind and being able to do what he loves best. He is excited to see the continued growth of the Healthcare Division.

Keith Olson serves as the Practice Director of the Healthcare Division at The Bachrach Group (TBG). Since the start of his recruiting career in 2016, Keith has played a key role in the division’s growth – collaborating with and leading a team of specialized recruiters. Drawing from his educational background in Communication (he holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Kean University), Keith is passionate about building and sustaining relationships with clients and candidates. A seasoned recruiter who loves his career, he is uniquely positioned to provide industry insights and talent solutions.

Lindsay Orenstein, National Managing Director

Lindsay holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Kean University. She began her career in the legal industry as a court stenographer, and in 2015, she transitioned into the staffing industry. With many years of staffing experience under her belt, Lindsay joined TBG in August of 2020 as Practice Director of the Legal division. Currently, she is the National Managing Director of Legal, where the team specializes in the placement of all legal staff, attorneys, contract attorneys and contract paralegals with law firms and in-house at every level. We are here to cater to your firm/organizations needs and welcome the opportunity to assist you with little to no notice. We offer a 24-48hour turnaround and pride ourselves on our ability to go above and beyond for our clients and candidates. Lindsay thrives on connecting with others, which is evident in her enriched professional relationships. With her admirable drive and dedication, Lindsay developed the Legal team from a one-woman show into an extraordinary powerhouse team of nearly 10 dedicated individuals.

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