Our Recruiters

Corey Morrill, President

Corey Morrill

Corey Morrill is the President and Co-Founder of Bridgeway

Since 1996, Corey has been involved in the successful procurement of over 1000 hires. Prior to Bridgeway, Corey elevated to Vice President of Sales from Sales Representative of a Fortune 1000 Company in 7 years. In that time, he was involved in creating and executing a recognized talent acquisition campaign which resulted in reduced turnover by over 30%. This program directly resulted in per rep production increases of 21% while adding over 150 individuals. Corey has transitioned that proven hiring process to successfully consummate over 800 custom engagements/placements in our 5 highly niched practices.

Contact Information:
Office: (216) 393-1335
Fax: (216) 621-9710
E-mail: cmorrill@bridgewaysearch.com

 

John DiVitto, EVP, Senior Partner
Banking Practice

John DiVitto

As Executive Vice President and Senior Partner of Bridgeway, John DiVitto has personally executed over 500 mid and executive level positions within the Banking Industry. John's diverse client list includes financial institutions ranging from $100 mm to $100 Billion in assets. As a former Group Leader and Officer of a Super Regional Bank, John's knowledge of the inner workings of a bank lend directly to his strategic advantage in successfully identifying the proper union between individual and institution.

In 2015, John completed 45 engagements for some of the country's most stable institutions. Those successful engagements include:

 
  • Chief Lending Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Commercial Lender (AVP-SVP)
  • Special Assets Officer
  • Treasury/Cash Management
  • Financial Advisor
  • Business Banking Officer
  • Credit Analyst
  • Relationship Manager
  • Market President
  • EVP of Retail Banking
  • SVP Credit Officer
  • Trust Officer
  • Branch Manager
  • SVP HR Director
  • VP Mortgage Banking
  • Mortgage Loan Originator
  • Marketing Director
  • Private Banker / Wealth Management

Contact Information:
Office: (216) 393-1340
Fax: (216) 621-9710
E-mail: jdivitto@bridgewaysearch.com

 

Jim Thomas, EVP, Senior Partner
Industrial & Manufacturing Practice

James Thomas

Jim Thomas leads Bridgeway's Industrial & Manufacturing Practice. Since 2006, Jim has executed over 900 custom engagements, managed over 2900 unique interview processes, and successfully filled over 350 positions at the management level and above across the U.S. The practice focus spans key sectors including:

  • Energy
  • Oil & Gas
  • Infrastructure
  • Defense & Aerospace
  • Mining & Transportation
  • Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Chemicals
  • Construction

Economic Experts understand that the economic development and sustained growth of a country rely on its manufacturing industry. Approximately 75% of Engineers and Scientists get employed by the Manufacturing Industry. We are committed to helping the brightest companies in the US maintain a competitive advantage by building organizations with the most talented and capable emerging leaders in this space. Our team follows industry trends to understand the forecasted demands that will position our clients for success over their respective competition.

Contact Information:
Office: (216) 393-1350
Fax: (216) 621-9710
E-mail: jthomas@bridgewaysearch.com

 

Jim Bollenbacher, EVP, Senior Partner
Life Sciences Practice

James Bollenbacher

Jim Bollenbacher is an Executive Vice President and Senior Partner over the Global Life Sciences practice for Bridgeway Search Group. The practice is comprised of a team of Associates and Recruiting Managers with a broad range of expertise across R&D, Clinical, Post market and Manufacturing disciplines in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, and Medical Device industries. Bridgeway's Life Sciences Group has executed over 400 custom engagements and managed over 1000 unique interview processes. From Senior level to Director, typical positions include:

 

  • Clinical Research
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Marketing
  • Quality Assurance & Control
  • Manufacturing & Validation
  • Medical Affairs
  • Research Scientists

Contact Information:
Office: (216) 393-1360
Fax: (216) 621-9710
Email: jbollenbacher@bridgewaysearch.com

 

Veronica Ybarra, VP, Managing Partner
Senior Living Practice

Veronica Ybarra

Veronica Ybarra is the Managing Partner of the U.S. Senior Living Practice for Bridgeway Search Group. The practice is responsible for executing more than 100 custom Engagements per year with Assisted Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing and Home Health. Bridgeway's Senior Living Team has executed more than 550 Custom Engagements and managed over 1300 unique interview processes. They have been responsible for negotiating more than $10mm in salaries. Prior to managing the Senior Living Practice, Veronica was a 2-Time International Recruiting Manager of the Year within Management Recruiter's International.

Typical Engagements Include:

  • Director of Nursing
  • Executive Director/Administrator
  • Regional Director/RVP of Nursing
  • Regional Director/RVP of Operations
  • Regional Director/RVP of Sales
  • Director of Healthcare Informatics
  • Corporate Director of Operations
  • Corporate Director of Clinical Services/Sales
  • VP/SVP of Operations/Clinical Services/Sales

Contact Information:
Office: (216) 393-1339
Fax: (216) 621-9710
Email: vybarra@bridgewaysearch.com

 

Steve Sova, VP, Managing Partner
Tax Practice

Steve Sova

Steve Sova is the Managing Partner of the U.S. Tax Practice for Bridgeway Search Group.

Bridgeway´s Tax Practice has successfully executed over 500 Engagements. The group has efficiently managed over 1600 unique interview processes and negotiated over $50mm in salaries. Traditional clients include Fortune 500, Publicly Traded, or Private Companies with over $150mm in annual revenues.

Typical Engagements include:

  • VP Tax
  • Tax Director
  • State Income Tax Manager
  • Tax Accounting Manager
  • International Tax Manager
  • Federal Tax Manager
  • Property Tax Manager
  • Tax Planning Manager
  • Sales & Use Tax Manager
  • Senior Tax Accountant
  • Tax Accountant

Contact Information:
Office: (216) 393-1352
Fax: (216) 621-9710
E-mail: ssova@bridgewaysearch.com

 

Justin Saunders, Associate
Life Sciences Practice

Justin Saunders

Justin Saunders is an Associate within our Life Sciences Practice at Bridgeway. He is part of a team that has executed over 400 custom engagements and has managed over 1000 unique interview processes. Justin specializes in positions within the Medical Device Engineering discipline in the Medical Device Industry with some crossover into Biotech.

From Senior level to Director, typical Engineering Engagements typically fall within:

  • Manufacturing
  • Quality
  • Research & Development
  • Mechanical
  • Design Assurance
  • Packaging
  • Product Development
  • Reliability
  • Supplier Quality
  • Operations
 

Contact Information:
Office: (216) 393-1361
Fax: (216) 621-9710
E-mail: jsaunders@bridgewaysearch.com

 

Nicole Bartko, Senior Recruiting Manager
Industrial & Manufacturing Practice

Nicole Bartko, Senior Recruiting Manager

Nicole Bartko is a Senior Recruiting Manager with Bridgeway Search Group's North American Industrial & Manufacturing Practice. She has responsibility for recruitment efforts on 80-100 Custom Engagements per year and will initiate over 200 unique interview processes annually.

Bridgeway's Industrial & Manufacturing Practice has executed over 800 custom engagements, managed over 2500 unique interview processes, and negotiated over $30 Million Dollars in Salaries.

Typical Engagements include:

  • CFO
  • Controller
  • Audit Manager
  • Revenue/Production Accounting
  • FP&A
  • Treasury
  • Tax
  • Internal Audit
  • Pipeline Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Engineering Manager
  • Facilities Engineer
  • Substation Engineer
  • Project Engineer

Contact Information:
Office: (216) 393-1351
Fax: (216) 621-9710
E-mail: nbartko@bridgewaysearch.com

 

Joy Coonce, Recruiting Manager
Banking Practice

Joy Coonce

Joy Coonce is a Recruiting Manager with Bridgeway Search Group's Banking Practice. She has responsibility for recruitment efforts on 80–100 Custom Engagements per year and will initiate over 200 unique interview processes annually. Her diverse client list includes financial institutions ranging from $100mm to $150 Billion in assets.

Joy is part of a practice that has executed over 500 engagements and has managed over 1000 interview processes.

Typical Engagements include:

  • Commercial Lender (AVP-SVP)
  • Special Assets Officer
  • Treasury/Cash Management
  • Financial Advisor
  • Business Banking Officer
  • Credit Analyst
  • Relationship Manager
  • Trust Officer
  • Branch Manager
  • SVP Retail Banking
  • Mortgage Loan Originator
  • Marketing Manager
  • Private Banker / Wealth Management

Contact Information:
Office: (216) 393-1341
Fax: (216) 621-9710
E-mail: jcoonce@bridgewaysearch.com

 

Chelsie Mast, Executive Administrator

Chelsie Mast

Chelsie Mast is the Executive Administrator for Bridgeway Search Group. She has responsibility for all operational functions and leads the Firm's Research Team.

Annually, Chelsie's Group will support over 300 custom engagements to assist with the completion of all initial candidate sourcing and research efforts. In addition they support Bridgeway's Partners and Associates with administrative and sales support.

Contact Information:
Office: (216) 393-1336
Fax: (216) 621-9710
E-mail: cmast@bridgewaysearch.com

 

Nate Townsend, Associate
Banking Practice

Nate Townsend

Nate Townsend is an Associate with Bridgeway Search Group's North American Banking Practice.

Nate is part of a team that specializes in Mid and Senior Level Management Positions within the Banking Industry. His group has efficiently executed over 500 Engagements and managed over 1000 unique interview processes. Their diverse client list includes financial institutions ranging from $100mm to $150 Billion in assets.

Typical Engagements include:

  • Commercial Lender (AVP-SVP)
  • Special Assets Officer
  • Treasury/Cash Management
  • Financial Advisor
  • Business Banking Officer
  • Credit Analyst
  • Relationship Manager
  • Trust Officer
  • Branch Manager
  • SVP Retail Banking
  • Mortgage Loan Originator
  • Marketing Manager
  • Private Banker / Wealth Management

Contact Information:
Office: (216) 393-1334
Fax: (216) 621-9710
E-mail: ntownsend@bridgewaysearch.com

 

Olivia Giavonette, Executive Administrative & Research Assistant

Olivia Giavonette, Executive Administrative & Research Assistant

Olivia Giavonette is an Executive Administrative & Research Assistant for Bridgeway Search Group. She has responsibility for Engagement Research and Support for all practices with a special focus within our Business Development Group.

Annually, Olivia's Group will support over 300 custom engagements assisting with the completion of all initial candidate sourcing and research efforts. In addition they support Bridgeway's Partners and Associates with administrative and sales support.

Contact Information:
Office: (216) 393-1338
Fax: (216) 621-9710
E-mail: ogiavonette@bridgewaysearch.com

 

Meghan Tilton, Recruiting Manager
Industrial & Manufacturing Practice

Meghan Tilton

Meghan Tilton is a Recruiting Manager with Bridgeway Search Group's North American Industrial & Manufacturing Practice. She has responsibility for recruitment efforts on 80-100 Custom Engagements per year and will initiate over 200 unique interview processes annually.

Bridgeway's Industrial & Manufacturing Practice has executed over 800 custom engagements, managed over 2500 unique interview processes, and negotiated over $30 Million Dollars in Salaries.

Typical Engagements include:

  • CFO
  • Controller
  • Audit Manager
  • Revenue/Production Accounting
  • FP&A
  • Treasury
  • Tax
  • Internal Audit
  • Pipeline Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Engineering Manager
  • Facilities Engineer
  • Substation Engineer
  • Project Engineer

Contact Information:
Office: (216) 393-1337
Fax: (216) 621-9710
E-mail: mtilton@bridgewaysearch.com

 

Vanessa Kurtzman, Recruiting Manager
Life Sciences Practice

Vanessa Kurtzman

Vanessa Kurtzman is a Recruiting Manager for the North American Life Sciences practice at Bridgeway Search Group.

The practice is comprised of a team with a broad range of expertise across R&D, Clinical, Post market and Manufacturing disciplines in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, and Medical Device industries. Bridgeway's Life Sciences Group has executed over 400 custom engagements and managed over 1000 unique interview processes. From Senior level to Director, typical positions include:

  • Clinical Research
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Marketing
  • Quality Assurance & Control
  • Manufacturing & Validation
  • Medical Affairs
  • Research Scientists

Contact Information:
Office: (216) 393-1342
Fax: (216) 621-9710
E-mail: vkurtzman@bridgewaysearch.com

 

Kevin Kumazec, Jr., Associate
Life Sciences Practice

Kevin Kumazec, Jr.

 

Contact Information:
Office: (216) 393-1362
Fax: (216) 621-9710
E-mail: kkumazec@bridgewaysearch.com

 

Kristopher McCrone, Associate
Industrial & Manufacturing Practice

Kristopher McCrone

 

Contact Information:
Office: (216) 393-1353
Fax: (216) 621-9710
E-mail: kmccrone@bridgewaysearch.com

 

Amy Savina, Associate
Senior Living Practice

Amy Savina

 

Contact Information:
Office: (216) 393-1331
Fax: (216) 621-9710
E-mail: asavina@bridgewaysearch.com