As Managing Director of Genesis Search Group, Jon heads up the Sales, Marketing, Engineering and Operations search practices of Genesis. Over the course of 2.5 decades, Jon and his team have filled hundreds of searches across a diverse variety of sectors and sub sectors within the Homewares product category within Consumer Products Industry.
Jon believes strongly in being able to deliver top talent while paying close attention to speed of delivery, quality of candidate slates and flawless execution on every search. It is for this reason that Jon has built a strong reputation amongst his clients. In fact most of his business is repeat business with companies that have work with Jon throughout most of his career. Jon views talent acquisition like a competitive sport. Coming in 2nd does not excite him. Looking back at Jon’s career he cut his teeth in a very large global recruitment firm with 1000’s of offices. During his first year he was the recipient of his firms “Rookie of the Year” competing against approximately 350 other rookies. In the subsequent 5 years, Jon was awarded Top 10 Producer 4 times, competing in a field of as many as 5,000 peers. Jon’s career progressed within the CDI organization (parent company – MRI) where he led the globally-retained practice as Managing Director – Consumer Products. Today Jon has integrated Genesis within the Sanford Rose Associates Organization, which hold the distinct honor of being one of the top 10 search firms within the entire United States. Jon has achieved recognition of obtaining the #1 Biller amongst hundreds of peers.
Genesis Search Group, his current company was created in 2001 and has been staffing companies whose products can be found in Williams Sonoma though Wal-Mart Bed Bath & Beyond, Macy’s TJX, Home Depot, Costco and every other retailer that sells products that can be found in your home. Genesis Search Group has helped to build some of the most iconic brands in the industry as well as brands that will be the next generation super brands. His reference list reads like who’s who in the consumer products industry.
Jon lives in Philadelphia, with his wife Elyse, his daughter Jessie along with 2 cats and a dog.
Zack Pinsky is an Executive Recruiter with Genesis Search Group placing Marketing and Engineering professionals within the Consumer Durable Packed Goods space. Zack came directly out of the customer service world prior to recruiting, having managed one of Philadelphia’s most exciting restaurants.
Zack joined Genesis Search Group in 2017 and quickly began to master the Housewares landscape. After making numerous placements within marketing, his focus shifted onto Engineering in order to understand the entire product development cycle. Today Zack heads up the product development recruiting function for Genesis Search. In his free time, Zack can be found about town enjoying new restaurants and rooting on Philadelphia sports.
Staci has been involved in the Home Décor, Homeware, and Apparel industries for most of her career. After graduating from Penn State with a bachelor’s degree in Education, Staci began a family and raised two daughters. She started her career with Genesis 2016, focusing on delivering talent into the Giftware, Homewares and Tabletop space. Typical positions Staci fills include, Sales, Operations, Marketing, and Creative. Staci has built a sensational relationship with both her clients and the candidates she works with. One of the common threads that Staci shares with her clients and candidates is her overwhelming sense of caring, and her strong desire to align the perfect fit, every time.
In her spare time, you can find Staci at the beach or in the suburbs of Philadelphia with her dog Coco.
David has over 25 years of general management and sales experience within the housewares and tabletop industries. After graduating from Drexel University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a major in accounting he was recruited to Eureka Floorcare (Formerly AB Electrolux). David joined Genesis in 2018 and is using his experience to help shape the future of the housewares industry by providing the best sourced talent from within the industry. David currently resides in Philadelphia.
Phil joined Genesis Search Group as an intern from Drexel University in 2011. He has developed a wide range of skills supporting and driving many key placements and projects, specializing in research and sourcing.
Phil has helped advance our research methodology for optimum candidate profiling and more efficient searches. He has refined many of our internal processes and procedures to further enhance the speed and accuracy of Genesis’ search capabilities.
Devoted to our clients, Phil makes it a key priority to identify and understand of each client’s unique needs, assuring truly tailored service for each search.
Grant Nussbaum is a Sales Development Representative with Genesis Search Group, connecting with business leaders to learn about their hiring needs. He grew up in West Chester, PA and frequented the Philadelphia often. Grant obtained a BS in Environmental Science from Clarion University of PA and later moved back to the Philadelphia area before starting in the staffing industry.
Grant has been working in the recruiting space for 2+ years where he began delivering talent to Cloud Technology Partners before Joining the Genesis team in 2020. Outside of work, Grant enjoys spending time experiencing Philadelphia, the outdoors, pottery and always tries to do only good everyday.
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