Our Recruiters

Corey Morrill, President & Co-Founder

Corey Morrill

Corey Morrill is the President and Co-Founder of Bridgeway

Since 1996, Corey has been involved in the successful procurement of over 800 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 600 custom engagements/placements in diverse industries, disciplines, and company sizes ranging from Fortune 5 to Private Equity Start-Ups.

Education:
BA- Psychology
St. Michael's College
Colchester, Vermont

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

John DiVitto, EVP, Managing Partner & Co-Founder
Banking Practice

John DiVitto

As Executive Vice President and Senior Partner of Bridgeway, John DiVitto has personally executed over 125 mid and senior level management positions within the Banking Industry. John's diverse client list includes financial institutions ranging from $100mm to $150 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 2011/2012, John completed 45 engagements for some of the country's most stable institutions. Those successful 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) 393-1340
Fax: (216) 621-9710
E-mail: jdivitto@bridgewaysearch.com

Jim Thomas, EVP, Managing Partner
Energy Practice

James Thomas

Jim Thomas is Executive Vice President and Managing Partner of the Global Energy practice for Bridgeway Search Group. The practice is comprised of a team of Associates and Recruiting Managers with a broad range of expertise across Audit, Tax, Finance, and Engineering roles. Clients are within the Midstream, Exploration & Production, Oilfield Services, Utilities and Renewables sectors. Bridgeway's Energy Practice has executed over 650 custom engagements, managed over 2400 unique interview processes, and negotiated over $28 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) 393-1350
Fax: (216) 621-9710
E-mail: jthomas@bridgewaysearch.com

Jim Bollenbacher, VP, Managing Partner
Life Sciences

James Bollenbacher

Jim Bollenbacher is a Vice President and Managing 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 Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, and Medical Device industries. Bridgeway's Life Sciences Group has executed over 350 custom engagements and managed over 850 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, Managing Partner
Senior Housing

Veronica Ybarra

Veronica Ybarra is the Managing Partner of the U.S. Senior Housing practice for Bridgeway Search Group. The practice is responsible for executing more than 100 custom Engagements per year with Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, and Home Health facilities. Bridgeway's Senior Housing Team has executed more than 500 Custom Engagements and managed over 1200 unique interview processes. They have been responsible for negotiating over $8mm in salaries. Prior to managing the Senior Housing 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, Associate
Tax Practice

Steve Sova

Steve Sova is an Associate with Bridgeway Search Group´s Global Accounting & Finance Practice. He has oversight of the practice´s tax discipline.

Steve is part of a team that has successfully executed over 500 Engagements. His group has efficiently managed over 1500 unique interview processes. 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, Recruiting Manager
Life Sciences

Justin Saunders

Justin Saunders is a Recruiting Manager within our Life Sciences Division at Bridgeway. He is part of a practice that has executed over 350 custom engagements and has managed over 850 unique interview processes. Justin specializes in positions across R&D, Clinical, Post market and Manufacturing disciplines in Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, and Medical Device industries.

Justin graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, Specialization in Marketing. Prior to coming to Bridgeway, Justin had several successful years of experience in the Insurance industry.


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

Nicole Bartko, Senior Recruiting Manager
Energy Practice

Nicole Bartko, Senior Recruiting Manager

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

Nicole graduated Cum Laude from Cleveland State University with a Bachelors of Business Administration: Management and Labor Relations (AACSB Accreditation). While attending CSU, she was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, Honor Society and a member of Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).



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 400 engagements and has managed over 900 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, Business Development Officer
Banking Practice

Nate Townsend

Nate Townsend is a Business Development Officer with Bridgeway Search Group's Global 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 400 Engagements and managed over 900 unique interview processes. Their diverse client list includes financial institutions ranging from $100mm to $150 Billion in assets.

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