Our Executive Recruiters

Mort Shor, Managing Partner

Key Searches: Manufacturing Operations and Senior Management for Industrial, Consumer Products and Capital Goods with an emphasis on Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing. Both contingency and retained search options are offered.  Mort received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Connecticut School of Business. He has a broad range of experience in many aspects of business. For over 15 years he has been in operations management in a variety of industries and locations.

Alec Schendzelos, Director, Operations

Key searches: Manufacturing operations for industrial and consumer products. Both contingency and retained search options are offered. With prior service in the US Navy, Alec brings over 20 years’ experience to FPC of Savannah with a diverse background in operations, marketing, and business development. He received an MS in Management from the University of Colorado and a Master of Marketing Research degree from the University of Georgia. Alec will utilize his strong background to understand his clients’ needs and recruit top quality candidates.

Angela Fonyuy, Director, Executive Recruiter

Key searches:  Manufacturing, Operations, Plant Management, Operations Management, General Management. Angela received her Bachelor’s degree in Business with an emphasis in Marketing from California State University Channel Islands and her Master’s degree in Leadership Development from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. She joined FPC of Savannah in 2015 and has used her 10+ years of business experience to help in the recruitment process. Angela loves placing candidates and finding out that the move she helped them make has been the best decision of their career.

Chris Gignac, Sr. Director, Supply Chain

Key Searches: Supply Chain. Both contingency and retained search options are offered. A member of the FPC of Savannah team since 2015, Chris has successfully transitioned from a 13-year career in intercollegiate athletics, having served as both a head and assistant coach.  She recruited qualified, talented student-athletes who fit the respective cultures of the five division I institutions where she coached. Chris eagerly leverages her vast experience building relationships with energy and integrity to her current role, facilitating connections between candidates and organizations whose core values and strengths mesh. After graduating summa cum laude from Providence College, Chris earned her Master’s degree in English Literature from the University of New Hampshire.

 Dana Bertagnolli, Director, Maintenance Engineering

Key Searches: Chemical Industry: Chemical Engineers, Maintenance Engineer, Reliability Engineer, Project Engineer. Both contingency and retained search options are offered. Dana brings to FPC a 10-year career in executive recruiting including VP and C-level searches across a spectrum of Industries. Dana has a Masters of Public Health and has spent time in community health coalitions as well as health education in addition to recruiting. Dana will utilize her diverse background in recruiting and relationship building to understand her client’s needs and recruit top quality candidates.

 David Varon, Director, Quality

Key Searches: Quality. Both contingency and retained search options are offered. Originally from New York, David received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University at Buffalo and a Master’s Degree in Secondary Math Education from Long Island University/CW Post. David joins FPC of Savannah having spent the last 15 years in education and will use his knowledge and abilities to understand his client’s needs and recruit top quality candidates.

Enoch QuaoDirector of Operations, Chemical Industry

Key Searches:  Manufacturing, Operations, Plant Management, Operations Management, and General Management within the Chemical Industry. Enoch received his Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is new to FPC and seeks to utilize his knowledge, skills, and abilities in the HR field to propel the recruiting process. He believes that positive connections serve as the core catalyst to career advancement.

Jodi Hagan, Director, Special Projects

Key Searches:  Continuous Improvement, Lean & Six Sigma functions, and Operations Excellence. Both contingency and retained search options are offered. Jodi received her Bachelor’s degree in Zoology from the University of Georgia.  She brings 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and healthcare fields and will use that to aid qualified candidates in finding their next career opportunities.  Jodi enjoys connecting with her candidates on a personal level to determine the best fit for top organizations.

Joe DannemillerDirector, Engineering

Key Searches: Engineering. Both contingency and retained search options are offered. Joe received a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and a Master’s degree in Education. He brings a diverse background, including 16 years of experience in vocational/technical education and uses that to connect quality candidates with exceptional career opportunities.

Richard Lowe JrDirector, Operations

Key Searches: Manufacturing operations for industrial and consumer products. Both contingency and retained search options are offered. Richard received his Bachelor’s degree from Middle Tennessee State University. He will leverage a 10+ year career in Sports Operations to connect quality candidates with exceptional career opportunities.  His previous experience in collegiate sports has strengthened his relationship-building and recruiting skills, ensuring that clients will get the best possible candidates

Shelly BlackmanDirector, Distribution & Logistics

Key Searches:   Distribution, Logistics, Transportation, and Warehousing.  Both contingency and retained search options are offered. Shelly received an MBA from American InterContinental University. She served 8 years in the United States Marine Corps and has 10 years of civilian experience in Manufacturing and Logistics & Distribution. Shelly utilizes her strong background to understand her client’s needs and recruit top quality candidates.

 

Wade Holmes, Director, Accounting & Finance

Key searches: Accounting and Finance. Both contingency and retained search options are offered. Wade holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He leverages a 10-year career in business operations to connect quality candidates with exceptional career opportunities. Wade uses his diverse experiences in business development, management, finance, and sales to facilitate ideal candidate placements.

Jamie Gyke, Director of Business Operations

Jamie received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh and is a veteran of the Armed Forces. She has 7 years of experience in the administrative field.  Jamie joined FPC in 2016 to assist with office management and support the recruiting process.

Lisa Porter, Executive Recruiting Assistant

Lisa joined FPC of Savannah in 2018 and brings 20+ years of experience in business management and customer service to assist and support the recruitment process.

Cheryl Searles, Staff Accountant