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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.

Rob Thomas
Partner

For the past 9 years Rob has supported the careers of leaders in HR, Finance, and IT. Many of his clients lean on him when all other efforts have failed. He is known for filling positions in 3 resumes or less. In addition to his background as a recruiter Rob brings executive experience as a VP of Production and Director of Business Development. In his professional career, he has trained over 1000 people, consulted and managed hundreds and is also a sought after consultant for Talent Optimization and Leadership.

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.

Lindsey Bolton
Associate Partner

Lindsey Bolton brings 14 years of Technical Recruiting experience to Frederick Fox. She holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Georgia and has extensive agency experience filling Software, Data, Product, Cybersecurity, Cloud Architecture, DevOps, and Site Reliability roles.  She is kind, professional, high-energy, and an expert at her craft. 

Lauren Panza
Associate Partner

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.

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!

Joel Ramos

Joel Ramos
Senior Recruiting Manager

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

Izabella Howard
Senior Recruiting Manager

Izabella Howard is a top executive search professional specializing in Energy & Renewables (production, distribution), Manufacturing, Construction and Aerospace. With over 15 years of varied experience in both small start-ups and large global companies, she well understands the corporate landscape, listens carefully, and delivers exceptional candidates to her clients.

Izabella specializes in mid to senior level executive placements, to include Executive-Management, Operations (all aspects), Legal, Business Development, Sales & Service, Marketing, Engineering, QA, Finance, HR and IT.

When not busy with her talent acquisition efforts, Izabella spends time with her family doing outdoor activities. She also enjoys volunteering in support of college graduate & military/veteran career mentoring programs.

Brandon Smith
Senior Recruiting Manager

Brandon brings to Frederick Fox 5 years of recent full desk agency recruitment experience and is a leader in technical, Sales & Operations Staffing. He is an expert at delivery and account management and brings more firepower and expertise to our growing FF team. Brandon is a former Basketball athlete and coach at the collegiate level. He is kind, articulate, and well-spoken and we are lucky to have him on the squad.

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!

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. 

Kristen Pace
Senior Recruiting Manager

Kristen Pace brings to Frederick Fox 10+ years of executive search experience. Most recently, Kristen was a Director of Recruiting at The Christopher Group, an HR-retained executive search firm where she spent the most recent 6 years as a national top producer. Kristen specializes in retained, contingent, and consulting level services at the Senior to Executive Level with a strong emphasis on interfacing with C-Suite/CHRO level talent. She holds a Masters's degree from Purdue University and Bachelor's from Auburn University. 

Jennifer Telfer
Senior Recruiting Manager

As the Talent Whisperer, Jennifer brings with her years of recruiting experience a passion for helping companies, teams, and individuals achieve and often exceed their goals. Through building meaningful relationships, coaching hiring managers, and humanizing the candidate experience, she works to disrupt the belief that recruiting is a transactional business. Jennifer loves helping clients in their search for top talent, with the icing on the cake being helping people along their individual journey. She has experience in a number of industries and levels, a vast majority within technology and executive placements.When Jennifer isn't recruiting or coaching others, she can be found supporting her son through his activities with the marching band and soccer team, or curled up with a good book.

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 Executive Recruiter

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.

Nick Mathews
Senior Recruiting Manager

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.

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.

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.

Max Bossis
Financial Controller

Max has spent the past 6 years helping to build, optimize and implement financial and operational processes for small businesses. With 5+ years in operational accounting experience he is a well rounded and seasoned professional who brings a ton of cross departmental knowledge to an ever emerging company such as Frederick Fox. Max has experience with mergers and acquisitions, completing 3 rd party financial audits, operational process optimization, A/R & A/P, and implementation of financialcontrols adhering to GAAP and SOX requirements, to name a few. Max has assisted in developing and maintaining a payment processing software that processes 1.3mil/month to over 600 vendors. At his previous job with Delivery Dudes, he helped to build and implement processes that had impact on the companies financial statements. He assisted the company to complete their first year financial audit with no material changes noted.

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.

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.

Michael Swiszcz

Michael Swiszcz
Senior Recruiting Manager

 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. 

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.

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.