Market Managers

John Parinello

National VP, Corporate Services

John is a graduate of Hofstra University’s School of Business with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. He brings over 13 years of staffing experience across multiple positions where he specialized in Office Support in both financial and non-financial sectors. Using a strategic method to staffing, John builds relationships with talent and discovers how their strengths match the client’s needs. He always invests time to understand a client’s requests while showing his expertise in the field, in order to execute searches effectively for both the company and candidate. John currently is the District Director of Long Island.

Melody Rivera

VP, HR Recruiting, New England

Melody has her Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Human Resources Management from Baruch College. With her 8+ years of experience in the staffing industry, she joined The Bachrach Group to help launch their HR Recruitment Division. She has also specialized in recruiting for direct hire HR Professionals nationwide at an international multi-billion staffing organization.

Melody’s practice and amazing team have grown since her start with TBG in 2016. The team has expanded to recruit for contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire HR & Corporate Services professionals for the NY Metro, Westchester County, and Southern CT region. The team services clients within Financial Services, Law, Technology, Professional Services, Non-Profit, Healthcare, Media, and more.

Lori Layton

Regional VP, West Coast

With more than twenty years of Accounting & Finance recruitment experience, Lori Layton provides recognized expertise in adeptly placing professionals in various functional roles, including Staff and Senior Accountants, Controllers, and Financial Officers, as well as high-level consultation positions related to FP&A and SOX Compliance. Today’s Accounting & Finance marketplace requires a complex blend of technical proficiency and education, verified real-world experience, and reliable business acumen, and Lori has a commanding ability to identify and place the professionals who combine these essential skill sets. She leverages her own combination of skills, including detailed listening and needs discernment, a determination to deliver only the very best, and a friendly, open demeanor that creates an enjoyable working and recruitment experience.

Lori has built and nurtured a highly-respected recruitment practice in Las Vegas since 2006 and is a trusted partner to area companies, firms, and Accounting & Finance professionals.

Ray Garcia

District Director, Houston

A graduate of the University of Houston at Clear Lake, Ray holds an MBA in Business and a BS in Accounting. For more than 25 years as a recruiting expert, he has successfully partnered with clients in the Houston market and beyond in multiple industries to identify, attract and hire game-changers. Consultative and thoughtful in his approach, Ray delivers renowned Finance and Accounting talent. He demonstrates a proven ability to understand the unique goals and challenges of his clients. In addition, his diversified ability to deliver quality talent across a spectrum of industries has helped establish Ray as the go-to resource in the Houston Accounting and Finance market.

Ray’s deep network of mid-to senior-level Finance and Accounting talent includes an impressive array of the industry’s brightest and most engaging leaders. He considers every search a fresh opportunity to make a positive impact in forward-thinking companies and in the lives of intelligent, energetic professionals. As a manager of large successful teams, Ray believes in fostering a cohesive, energetic, and informed atmosphere with his teammates and in the company.

Curt Webb

District Director, Phoenix

With almost 17 years of executive recruiting experience in the accounting and finance space, Curt is a relationship builder and problem solver. He invests time into helping client companies find candidates who truly fit their unique needs by getting to know candidate strengths as well as weaknesses. This careful active listening helps him to intelligently search, recruit, and negotiate based on the priorities of his client companies as well as the career objectives and unique experiences of his candidates. In this way, Curt is able to deliver two or three carefully selected picks rather than a stack of possibilities. He knows that the most successful and effective candidates aren’t necessary looking for work. Around 80-85% of the candidates he partners with are happy and successful in their current roles, but it is precisely these people who can help take a client company to the next level. Curt can find those people by networking with the experts and big players in the industry.

Curt’s personalized attention reflects his belief that each placement is an opportunity to develop a long-term business relationship with both client companies and candidates. It’s also the reason he has a 100% success rate filling exclusive or retained recruiting assignments. Curt's personalized approach to recruiting has helped him develop a strong, expansive network and, in turn, an unmatched understanding of the accounting and finance industry in Phoenix.

Cindy Anderson

VP, Midwest

Cindy has been in professional recruiting and staffing for over 20 years. She is a skilled professional and leader, dedicated to finding the right candidate for each position.

This commitment ensures long-term success when working with both her clients and candidates. Committed to great follow through and a high sense of urgency, she takes time with clients on the front end to understand their needs, and to ensure success in finding just the right fit for their culture.

Sara Luksin

District Director, Atlanta

Sara is the District Director of Atlanta and oversees multiple lines of business, including the Legal Division. Sara is a specialist in the legal market on a National scale and in hiring trends and solutions focused on attorneys and legal support staff, both in-house and at law firms, and on a permanent and/or interim basis.

Throughout her career, Sara has established herself as a top producer and has built top-performing teams. She came to The Bachrach Group with expertise in the job market from working with both clients and candidates and brought an extensive established network with her. Sara consistently stays abreast of developments in her field while optimizing symbiotic hiring relationships to deliver exceptional legal talent and staffing solutions to clients ranging from Fortune 500 organizations to startups, and AmLaw 100 to Boutique Law Firms. Her approach to staffing is centered around creating ideal and strategic matches as she understands the importance of finding the right fit and takes the time to ensure that partnerships are formed organically and with careful consideration. Sara believes in giving each search her full personal attention, recognizing the significance of every position for an organization. She values open communication and provides honest feedback for all parties to make informed decisions regarding hiring and career paths, allowing her to provide exceptional service and deliver positive results. Above all, she finds that changing the life of a candidate or helping a business succeed to be extremely impactful and fulfilling.

Jennifer Jackson

District Director, Pittsburgh

Matt joined TBG in 2009 and has recently moved to Philadelphia to run their Mid Atlantic Region. With ten years of experience in the staffing industry, Matt thrives on searching for extraordinary talent and connecting clients with exceptional candidates. Prior to his move, Matt was the Practice Director for TBG’s Technology division in NYC.

Matt’s work now has a broader scope, and he and his team focus on multiple verticals, including IT, Digital, Engineering, Real Estate, Finance, Accounting, Healthcare, Legal, Office Support, and Admin (Temp and Perm). He represents professionals at a variety of levels, from entry level to C-level executives.

Matt is a graduate of Mount Saint Mary College and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and Media Studies.

Megan Oleson

Associate District Director, Nashville

Megan is a Vanderbilt University, Middle Tennessee State University and University of California, Santa Barbara Alumna. She brings a diverse skillset to recruiting that she gained working in education, hospitality and non-profit. Since joining The Bachrach Group, Megan has found her niche in corporate services and real estate sectors though she is always open and eager to learn new industries. Megan develops relationships with clients and candidates alike and professionally manages each step of the recruitment process. Megan currently sits as the Associate District Director of the Nashville office.