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Our Leadership

Will Spengler
Founding Partner

Will is a seasoned recruiter, bringing over 10 years of executive search experience in Accounting, Finance and Technology. Prior to founding Frederick Fox, Will was a Partner with TEEMA Solutions, a $105M revenue, privately held company. Prior to that, Will was a Senior Executive Recruiter at Adecco Staffing, a publicly traded, $16B revenue company. He is acknowledged as a thought leader in the industry, well known for his client service, creativity and attention to detail. Early in his career Will managed financial & technology-based activities at both Smith & Wesson and Greenspring Ventures. He holds a BSBA in Finance from The Ohio State University.

Bill Spengler
Managing Partner

Bill brings to Frederick Fox an extensive executive background from the pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer product and packaging industries. He has been the CFO of 5 publicly traded companies, on the board of directors and audit committee chairman for another, and president of 2 earlier stage businesses. Bill has a proven track record in the hiring of executive level positions, to include senior accounting & finance and technology roles, along with expertise in organizational design and development. Bill holds a BA in Economics from Yale University and an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University.
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Rob Thomas
Partner

As a seasoned Accounting & Finance Headhunter and Partner at Frederick Fox, I have one mission: To help you build the team that will take your organization to new heights. With over a decade of experience in the trenches of recruitment, I've developed a unique approach that combines industry expertise, strategic thinking, and a deep commitment to your success.

My journey in the world of recruitment has been eye-opening, to say the least. I've seen firsthand the challenges that leaders like you face when trying to find and retain top talent. From junior-level recruiters who don't understand the nuances of the Accounting & Finance ecosystem to candidates who over-promise and under-deliver, the obstacles can seem endless.
But I've also seen the incredible potential that lies in intentional, strategic recruitment practices. When the right people are in the right roles, magic happens. Teams become more cohesive, engaged, and driven. Productivity soars, and stress levels plummet. The impossible becomes possible.
That's the world I want to help you create.
When you partner with me, you gain access to:
A vast network of high-performing Accounting & Finance professionals
A customized recruitment strategy tailored to your unique needs and goals
A trusted advisor who is committed to your long-term success
A proven process that minimizes hiring risks and maximizes ROI
I don't just fill roles; I help you build a foundation for sustainable growth and success. Whether you're looking for your next CFO, Controller, or Financial Analyst, I have the expertise and the network to make it happen.
So, if you're ready to experience the transformative power of intentional recruitment, I invite you to reach out. Let's work together to build the team of your dreams and take your organization to new heights.
Connect with me on LinkedIn or email me directly at below email icon . the future of your team awaits.
You can also book directly on my calendar: Booking link

James Aiken
Partner

James is a highly technical recruiter with a long history in the agency world. He is extremely savvy in Digital Marketing, Advertising, retargeting, direct outreach and other extremely creative approaches to recruiting. He has a lot of tricks up his sleeve to include campaign automation and advanced digital techniques.

While much of his career has been focused in the building materials and construction industries, James has a unique ability to adjust based on industry and function of his clients needs. Most of his work has been along the sales, marketing, operations, finance, tech, and engineering verticals. He is an extremely adaptable recruiter who has a degree from the University of South Carolina.

Michael Swiszcz

Michael Swiszcz
Partner

 Michael brings to Frederick Fox more than 20 years of finance and accounting staffing experience, as well as active affiliations with several professional organizations. With a proven background in Full-Desk Recruiting and Business Development, he will hit the ground running assisting with Clients and Job Seekers on a National Level.  Michael will focus on Finance/Accounting, Human Resources/Talent Acquisition, Information Technology, Legal and Sales Leadership positions. Michael holds a Bachelor's degree in Finance from Bentley University and has a passion for networking, is a family man and loves sports, the outdoors and a good bourbon. 

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Bill Corey
Senior Advisor

Bill was until recently the Office Managing Partner for PricewaterhouseCoopers During his over 11 year tenure the office nearly tripled in size, establishing Baltimore as the region’s dominant practice. His responsibilities included driving revenue, managing client relationships, and fostering an outstanding culture. Bill has served as an audit partner, quality review partner and senior relationship partner for numerous Fortune 1000 companies. He specializes in public, large private and pre-IPO companies in a variety of industries including technology, biotech, healthcare, media, consumer goods, venture capital and private equity.
Bill brings a wealth of experience, a keen eye for talent and an ability to match senior people to various organizations. He understands the needs of our clients and helps us ensure that we provide the right candidates to address them. He is highly qualified as a “financial expert” for public company audit committee chair requirements and has served on numerous boards in both private and public settings. He has SEC regulatory expertise and his work on both Venture and Private Equity portfolio company boards provides real-time understanding of investment company needs.

Joel Ramos

Joel Ramos
Senior Director

Joel Ramos brings to Frederick Fox 8 years of recruiting experience within agency and corporate recruiting environments. He has worked for national and reputable agencies including Aerotek and The Atlantic Group. After a 6 year foundation in the agency recruiting, Joel moved on to become the Talent Acquisition Manager for Media Brands for 2 years before joining Frederick Fox. He holds a Bachelors Degree from Lebanon Valley College

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Nick Mathews
Senior Director

Nick holds a bachelor's degree from the University of North Texas and brings to Frederick Fox 10+ years of executive search experience in Accounting and Finance. He was most recently a Managing Partner in a boutique executive search firm called Proven Recruiting. Nick is an experienced search professional who provides consulting and direct hire placement at a senior to executive level and focuses nationally as well as locally in Dallas, Texas.

Jon Rutledge

Jon Rutledge
Senior Director

Jon Rutledge brings 12+ years of agency recruitment experience to Frederick Fox, with a background in nationally recognized search firms, including Cyber Coders and JobSpring Partners. Jon ran his own firm, Calibrated Staffing, and is an expert-level Recruitment Leader with a proven track record. He holds a bachelor's degree from San Francisco State University and is a top producer nationally in Technology and Financial Executive Search

Leanna Spengler
Director of Exceptional Experience

Leanna Spengler is the Director of Exceptional Experience for Frederick Fox. She brings 10+ years of experience within the social services industry where she has been an advocate for children, foster care families, and underserved populations. Leanna has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno and she spearheads our Quality Hire Program for retention to ensure all our clients, candidates, and internal employees have an exceptional experience interacting with Frederick Fox.

Alli Lehmann
Director of Recruiting

Alli holds a bachelor's degree in finance and Accounting from the University of Tampa. She is a former Big 4 auditor with industry experience as a Director of Accounting and Financial Transformation Leader. She also brings 3+ years of recent Executive Level Search experience to Frederick Fox, where she specializes in Accounting and Finance leadership roles at a national level.

Katherine Soroka
Executive Recruiter

Katherine brings to Frederick Fox a background in client relations, marketing and administration. With a creative approach to recruiting, she has a passion for showcasing the company's brand through videography and embracing her skill sets in social media outreaches. Besides loving what she does in social media, Katherine takes pride in her work for connecting and communicating with clients. Katherine is a CIW certified professional and has a degree in Business Leadership from Florida Atlantic University.

Mai-Ling Cruz

Mai-Ling Cruz
Financial Analyst

Mai-Ling Cruz has a Masters Degree in Finance and brings to Frederick Fox over 5 years of experience in administrative tasks, project management, process improvements within various industries. She will be supporting our Controller Max Bossis with AP, AR, Payroll, Financial Reporting, and ad-hoc Analytics

Will Hodges

Will Hodges
Senior Recruiting Manager

Will Hodges graduated from Henry Ford College in 1999 and brings 10+ years of high-volume agency recruiting experience to Frederick Fox. Will has extensive leadership experience in the agency and is a strategic operations and delivery professional within the FF organization.

Ryan VanOrden

Ryan VanOrden
Senior Recruiting Manager

Ryan graduated from University of Utah in 2003 and brings to Frederick Fox 15+ years of agency and corporate recruiting experience. Ryan was most recently the Vice President of Human Capital at CoFi, a rapidly growing tech firm. He has ran his own firm and scaled many organizations in the past with a primary focus on technology, finance, and sales related roles at an executive level

Lauren Panza
Senior Recruiting Manager

Lauren has been a Full-Desk Executive Recruiter since 2020 after transitioning out of a career in SaaS Client Management. She began her Recruiting career by partnering with high-growth SaaS companies to build and scale award-winning go-to-market sales teams. She's since expanded her capabilities to include placing both Finance and Accounting roles, and has a unique tenacity for expediting searches for top priority clients. She prides herself in both mentoring younger candidates early in their careers and strategically advising candidates advancing into leadership roles.
 
Lauren holds a Bachelor's degree in Communications from Ithaca College and an MBA from IE Business School in Madrid. In her free time she, she works as a professional actor, performs with a salsa team, and teaches yoga. She enjoys volunteering with local animal rescue groups to help animals in need find their forever homes.
Heather Pauga

Heather Pauga
Senior Recruiting Manager

Heather is a seasoned professional with over 15 years of experience in sales and recruiting.  Her journey began in retail operations and has since expanded into finance, accounting and technology recruiting.  Heather recently transitioned to full desk recruiting, where she has excelled for the past year.  She holds a Bachelor's Degree and is known for her dedication to achieving results and her exceptional listening skills.  Outside of work, Heather enjoys staying active through regular HIIT workouts and finds fulfillment in helping others, embodying a go-getter attitude in all aspects of her life.

Raj Gill
Senior Recruiting Manager

Raj brings 15+ years experience recruiting Executives in finance and technology across Europe and North America.  A graduate in Economics from the University of London , Raj enjoys helping people accelerate their careers, and advising hiring teams on how to attract top talent. Having placed over 2000 people in her career to date , Raj attributes her success to her interview coaching skills and passion to ensuring the right "fit" for both client and candidate .

Outside of recruitment , Raj is a hot yoga enthusiast and enjoys volunteering in her local community. 

Kris Inniss
Senior Recruiting Manager

Kris Inniss brings 9+ years of executive search experience to Frederick Fox. Kris has experience in Technology staffing (5+ years), Accounting & Finance (8+), and most recently Construction related staffing (3+). Kris graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelors's degree in Mass Communications in 2012. He brings both a sales and recruiting delivery skillset to Frederick Fox and is an experienced search professional.

Besides being an experienced recruiter that will add a ton of value, Kris is a phenomenal and extremely fun human being. He is a family man with two boys, a professional actor, and likes to listen to jazz/funk/R&B music. I also know he is a basketball player and a Buckeye fan. I am super excited to have Kris on board and another Buckeye fan on the squad!

Zanner Cramme
Senior Recruiting Manager

Zanner Cramme brings to Frederick Fox 10+ years of sales and recruiting experience.  Although he cut his teeth in agency recruiting, he was a corporate recruiter in the Tech industry for 4 years afterward. Zanner specializes in Sales/GTM as well as Technical roles and has heavy experience across the Financial, Technical, and Construction verticals. He holds a Bachelor's degree from The Ohio State University and spends his free time with his family, on the golf course, and watching Buckeye football.

Natalie Galan
Senior Recruiting Manager

Natalie Galan joins us with over 10 years in the talent acquisition field. Most recently, she specialized in building startups during hyper growth stages while building and leading recruiting teams. She comes from the tech industry where she has extensive knowledge across Go-to-Market, General and Administrative, as well as Research and Development opportunities within organizations. Natalie has specialized in working all across the Americas and is Trilingual speaking English, Spanish and Portuguese. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, family and friends as well as singing and enjoying the beautiful Florida beaches.

Alec Vargus
Senior Recruiting Manager

Alec Has been in the recruiting industry since 2015, with a focus on high level finance and accounting roles. He has filled positions including Controller, VP Finance, and CFO in a variety of industries utilizing his nationwide network. Alec brings unique skills and experience to recruiting he learned in his previous roles as a Series 7 and 63 licensed Financial Advisor and as a Public Affairs Officer with the U.S. Air Force, where he achieved the rank of Captain. He excels at quickly building credibility and acting as a trusted advisor to both key decision makers and highly sought after talent.

  When he isn’t hustling for his clients, Alec enjoys barbeque and yard games, as well as hiking, biking, and paddle boarding on Town Lake in Austin, TX. 

Jason Blum
Senior Recruiting Manager

Jason Blum, Senior Manager, Recruiting with Frederick Fox brings 10+ years of technical recruiting experience within the agency as well as within corporate recruiting. He has extensive experience leading delivery teams to success and we are thrilled to have in on the squad to make an impact on our customers and candidates. Jason holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Saskatchewan and has been a top producer at multiple nationally recognized firms.

Dylon Adames

Dylon Adames
Senior Recruiting Manager

Dylon Adames holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Angelo State University and brings to Frederick Fox 3+ years of agency recruiting experience. Most recently Dylon was a top producer at Robert Half in the Technology + A&F Division. He has expertise in identifying talent quickly and interfacing with customers to provide consulting and direct-hire solutions. 

Kelly Lenderman

Kelly Lenderman
Senior Recruiting Manager

Kelly holds a Bachelor's degree in Marketing from the University of North Georgia. Kelly has 10+ years of recruiting and sales experience and was most recently a top producer at a boutique firm named Impact Search Partners. She has a proven track record of placing executive-level sales, operations, technology, and accounting professionals. 

  • Nick Mathews [ Photo attached ]: Nick holds a bachelor's degree from the University of North Texas and brings to Frederick Fox 10+ years of executive search experience in Accounting and Finance. He was most recently a Managing Partner in a boutique executive search firm called Proven Recruiting. Nick is an experienced search professional who provides consulting and direct hire placement at a senior to executive level and focuses nationally as well as locally in Dallas, Texas.

Alex Hagen
Senior Recruiting Manager

Alex brings 5+ years of Full Desk recruiting experience to Frederick Fox. He has worked nationwide for years now and focuses primarily on technology/legal/engineering /manufacturing roles.  He has a heads-down approach and his primary goal is to place great talent quickly!

Kaylin Ayotte
Senior Recruiting Manager

Kaylin has 3+ years of experience of agency recruiting specializing within clinical and IT roles. She was born and raised in Arizona and holds a bachelor's and master's degree from Arizona State University. She is a hard worker, driven, and wants to find the right people for each placement.

Clay Demara

Clay Demara
Senior Recruiting Manager

Clay Demara brings to Frederick Fox 14+ years of executive search experience at a senior level in Accounting and Finance. Before the executive search industry, Clay was a former Chief Financial Officer and held a career in Financial leadership within the real estate and construction industry. Clay holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Oakland University.

Fideli Eng

Fideli Eng
Senior Recruiting Manager

Fideli Eng brings to Frederick Fox 20+ years of executive search experience. She has been a leader at major firms including Robert Half, David Alpin Recruiting, Knightsbridge Human Capital Solutions, and TEEMA Solutions Group. She is a proven professional in executive search and focuses on Senior-level Accounting and Finance roles. Fideli holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Manitoba.

Kevin Graf

Kevin Graf
Senior Recruiting Manager

Kevin Graf has a Bachelors degree from University of Souther California in 2013 and brings to Frederick Fox 3 years of agency experience at an executive level. Kevin is a former NFL athlete who played offensive line for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Atlanta Falcons

Laurie Meyer

Laurie Meyer
Senior Recruiting Manager

Laurie Meyer brings to Frederick Fox 8+ years of executive search experience with AppleOne, Vincent Benjamin and most recently as a Senior Executive Recruiter with The Intersect Group. Laurie has a proven track record placing technology and A&F professionals at a Senior to Executive Level. 

Michael Ellis

Michael Ellis
Senior Recruiting Manager

Michael Ellis Holds a Bachelors degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and brings to Frederick Fox 15+ years of executive search experience. Most recently, Michael was a Director of Technology Recruiting at the Hollister Group where he led a team of 10-12 Technology Recruiters building out consulting and direct hire search at a Senior to Executive Level. 

Leti Berry

Leti Berry
Senior Recruiting Manager

 Leti graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2012 and brings to Frederick Fox 12 years of executive agency and corporate recruiting experience. Most recently a Senior Talent specialist at AWS and VMWare, Leti brings to Frederick Fox technical and sales recruiting experience at an executive level

Emily Greshes

Emily Greshes
Senior Recruiting Manager

Emily Greshes holds a Bachelor's Degree from North Carolina Central University brings to Frederick Fox 2+ years of agnecy recruitment expertise. She is a professional headhunter with vertical expetise in A&F and HR.

Sean Corbray

Sean Corbray
Senior Recruiting Manager

Sean Corbray is a seasoned executive search recruiter who has over 9+ years of experience in the Recruitment space. His strong suit is in Technical recruitment and has a bit of Healthcare recruitment experience. IT Recruitment, Talent Mangement, Negotiations and Account Management are his top skills to name a few.

Bri Jackman

Bri Jackman
Senior Recruiting Manager

Bri Jackman is a Senior Recruiting Manager with Frederick Fox in Dallas, TX. She recently joined us from Robert Half where she spent 2.5 years most recently doing full-desk agency recruiting focused on Accounting & Finance and Technology Staffing. She is a top producer and well networked nationally.

Zack Whitman

Zack Whitman
Senior Recruiting Manager

Zach Whitman brings 10+ years of executive search experience to Frederick Fox in agency and corporate recruiting. He holds a Master's in Human Resources and a Bachelors Degree from Penn State University. His agency foundation is with a large firm, Aerotek, and he has extensive experience doing executive searches at a Senior level within Finance, Technology, Human Resources, and Technology

o Frederick Fox 12 years of executive agency and corporate recruiting experience. Most recently a Senior Talent specialist at AWS and VMWare, Leti brings to Frederick Fox technical and sales recruiting experience at an executive level

Blake Albright

Blake Albright
Senior Recruiting Manager

Blake Albright holds a bachelor's degree in international business from Eastern Michigan University. He brings to Frederick Fox 3+ years of executive search experience from QuickStaff USA. He is an expert in Sales & Operations and Financial roles at a Senior to Executive level

Ryan Stipes

Ryan Stipes
Senior Recruiting Manager

Ryan Stipes holds a bachelor's degree in Entrepreneurship from California State University and brings to Frederick Fox 13+ years of executive search experience with nationally recognized staffing agencies, including Cyber Coders, Jobot, and Aquent. Before Frederick Fox, Ryan was a Talent Acquisition leader with AWS, overseeing a highly specialized Technology Recruiters team. 

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Max Krzyzewski
Senior Recruiting Manager

Max holds a Bachelor's degree from Arizona State University and brings to Frederick Fox 11+ years of executive search experience with notable firms such as Vaco, Insight Global, and Quantum Talent Group. He is an expert in senior—to executive-level Technology, Financial, and Human Resource roles. 

Michael Schroeder

Michael Schroeder
Senior Recruiting Manager

Michael holds a bachelor's degree in Marketing from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania and brings to Frederick Fox 10+ years of sales and executive search experience. Most recently, Michael was a full desk recruiter and top biller with The Denzel Group for 6.5 years where he ran a 500+ GM desk annual placing top talent nationally in Technology, Engineering, and Accounting and Finance.