Vice Presidents

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.

David Darby, VP, Regional Practice Director

David is a graduate of Hofstra University with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Finance and a minor in Mathematics. Prior to a career in staffing, he was a Division I Collegiate Athlete in Football. With experience working in various industries including Manufacturing, Engineering, Construction, and Architecture, he joined TBG to become the District Director of New Jersey’s office.  In this role, he managed verticals such as Construction, Architecture, Engineering, Manufacturing, Finance/Accounting, Healthcare, Human Resources, and Corporate Services. David has been with TBG for over 8 years and is currently the Vice President of New Jersey/Northeast Regional Practice Director. His passion is to create an environment where service is the foundation of a relationship with a client.

 

James Moran, VP, Professional Consulting Services and Temp

James holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Manhattan College. With a passion for finance, he naturally began his career as an Accountant. After joining Accountants on Call as a Manager of Financial Recruiting, he found a niche that led him to grow a $5mil office into a $15mil office in 5 years. In 2010, he became the Executive Director for Green Key Resources, where he built a successful Accounting, Finance, and Compliance practice. James has been with TBG for over 5 years and is excited to be concentrating on large-scale staffing projects both in New York and nationwide. James is also a proud father of three children, an avid sports fan, and outdoors enthusiast.

 

Carol Stieffermann, VP, West Coast

Carol holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from Missouri State University. She has over 25 years of award-winning Executive Search and Direct Hire placement expertise and experience recruiting for manufacturing, accounting, and administrative positions. Since 2017, Carol has been successfully running TBG’s Las Vegas Market. Her passion for working closely with both her clients and candidates has helped her find amazing matches and build life-long business relationships. She has a genuine concern for her client’s success and stands behind her services 100%. Carol’s industry specializes in Real Estate, Mortgage Banking, Residential and Commercial Construction General Contractors, and Real Estate Developers.

 

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.

Melody Rivera, VP, HR Recruiting and 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.

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