Our Team

The CareerAve team has decades of focused experience in talent acquisition, as well as an established network of global contacts – all adding up to attracting top-tier talent for you.


Co-Founder, Managing Partner

For more than 30 years, Pat has built his talent acquisition leadership and executive search career around his passion for the technology industry and executive search consulting. His extensive search experience and business building background has served several of today’s most innovative and high-growth technology companies, including SAP and Siebel Systems.

Pat is committed to client satisfaction and providing superlative executive-talent attraction and retention, as well as supporting processes relevant per client and specific acquisition needs.


Co-Founder, Managing Partner

Mark brings hands-on experience and industry acumen to his current position, having served as Sr. VP of Global Talent Acquisition, Sr. Manager of Global Recruiting Operations and Director of Global Talent Acquisition at several top-tier technology corporations, including VCE (DELL), Fujitsu Consulting, and Siebel Systems (Oracle).

Mark earned a bachelor’s degree in human resource administration from the University of St. Leo and his MBA from Baker College with an emphasis in Human Resources.


Director of Contingency Search

With more than 20 years of contingency and retained search experience working for a national search firm, Joe’s unwavering career commitment to recruiting includes helming his own firm for a decade, as well as his role for SAP.

In addition to Joe’s extensive recruiting experience, he is uniquely comprehensive with several disciplines including software industry sales, finance and accounting leadership, talent acquisition, and facilities management.


Technical Recruiter

Scott has more than 20 years of experience in leadership training, coaching, sales, team building, recruiting, employee development and business operations.

With a sales and entrepreneurial background, Scott brings a unique perspective to the acquisition of good talent. He finds great satisfaction in introducing hard-to-find talent to our clients, and fostering growth opportunities for both.

Outside the office, Scott is a public speaker, coach, and committed mentor and teacher. As a black belt in Taekwondo, he leads one of the largest martial arts classes in the state, volunteering his time to help kids be confident and safe while challenging them to serve in their communities and have integrity in their world.



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