Owner Association Board

 joe Peg Newman – President
Peg Newman is the Founder of Sanford Rose Associates® – Newman Group. Peg has been recruiting for a broad variety of leading companies for business operations, industry specific specialized positions and key leadership roles in insurance, banking, commercial lending, accounting, manufacturing, engineering, construction, oil and gas, supply chain, etc. (to name a few).
Peg’s focus is supporting leadership and key banking and commercial lending positions.
Peg’s greatest professional satisfaction comes from helping her clients solve immediate challenges and long term business objectives to achieve their plans for growth and profit by bringing them the best people to hire. People with the skills, the experience and the professional drive they need to assure consistent success and profit.
Peg’s passion is to help people expand their career reach and realize professional success that is personally meaningful and financially rewarding to them and for their families.
The work brings a sense of significance to the team. They love to dig into new territory and work on high impact positions, both for emerging companies and industry leaders; to work with the businesses driving the growth and positive change in their communities and their markets.
Peg’s commitment is to support companies with both integrity and respect in every interaction.
Peg has been in Utah for more than 20 years. She and her husband, Tapu, have two sons Kelsin and Nate. Peg’s favorite pastime is watching any sport her boys play – she’s the loudest mom on the sidelines at Judge football, basketball, lacrosse and at Wasatch rugby matches.
 joe Joe Burns – Past President
Joe Burns is President of the Sanford Rose Associates Owner’s Association Board and a Principal of Sanford Rose Associates® – Philadelphia North office. Founded in 1959, Sanford Rose Associates® serves the needs of corporate and institutional clients from over sixty offices in North America, Europe and Asia. Rather than recruiting generalists, each Sanford Rose office specializes in a particular industry or profession and conducts its searches on a national and international basis.In addition to his search experience, Joe has 20 years direct experience in the chemical industry. Joe started his career as a production chemist at Petrarch Systems Inc., in Bristol, PA. He subsequently moved into sales positions at NL Industries, Sun Chemical Corporation, Morton International, and UCB Chemicals.
 jack Brian Rhonemus – Vice President
Brian Rhonemus is active in several state, regional and national financial association trade groups. Brian and his team participate and attend association events in Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Florida, Colorado, Texas, Arizona, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Massachusetts. Learn more about Brian’s speaking engagements.Brian draws on his nearly thirty years of service to the banking, financial services and recruiting industries, to deliver valuable and timely career management to candidates and clients. His keen understanding of mortgage banking, commercial lending and credit administration allows him to identify top candidates who will become successful, stellar performers for his client companies. His career has afforded him the honor to support and contribute to state bank associations and publications all over the United States, focusing on topics such as succession planning, management training, social media integration, behavioral interviewing, candidate assessment, and career planning for new bankers. Since 2001, he has been a featured guest speaker at state bank conventions across the US on HR-related issues with a focus on succession planning, talent management, and employee retention.Brian is a noted speaker and his career has afforded him the honor to support and contribute to state bank associations and publications all over the United States, focusing on topics such as:

  • succession planning
  • management training
  • social media integration
  • behavioral interviewing
  • candidate assessment
  • career planning for new bankers

Brian has published articles for The Wall Street Journal, The Nashville Business Journal, The Birmingham Business Journal, The Job Scholar, The Staffing Stream, Corp Magazine, American Banker Association, Ohio Banker League, Oakland Press, Indiana Banker Magazine, Michigan Banker Magazine, The Ohio Community Banker, Fairfield County Jobs, Credit Union Times, Illinois Banker Association, West Virginia Bankers, and Pennsylvania Bankers Magazine.

Brian is a supporter of the Ohio Banker League, Community Bankers Association of Ohio, Pennsylvania Banker Association, Indiana Bankers Association, Illinois Bankers Association, Michigan Bankers Association, Community Bankers of Michigan and SHRM.

 feeney Paul Feeney – Treasurer
Paul has over 25 years’ experience within corporate and the executive search industry. His background in search included working in London for 7 years, as well as in Prague for 3 years in Leadership Management roles. While in Prague, Paul oversaw recruiting, search and management training activities for Central Europe with PA Consulting Group.After returning back to where he was raised in Northern New Jersey, he worked within the Talent Acquisition area for Merrill Lynch supporting their institutional sales, trading and operations before opening his office in January, 2002. His search experience has been within industrial, mining, energy, construction, engineering, accounting and financial services areas for all disciplines for the USA, Europe and Australasia regions.

Paul is also a member of the AutoKineto alliance; an exclusive, multi-national automotive executive search collaboration.

He attended the University of Maryland and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.

 bill Bill Boeger – Secretary
Bill has 30 years of career experience in manufacturing operations, engineering and automation. Prior to opening the Madison office in early 2004, he worked with Kraft Foods, inclusive of work with the Oscar Mayer Meats, Cheese & Cultured Dairy, Pizza, Desserts & Beverage in Operations, Engineering & Supply Chain functions.

In his early career Bill worked in Plastic Packaging for Food & Beverage and Medical Device industries.
His roots are in Agribusiness Dairy Farming in Wisconsin. His travels took him across North America, as he worked across multiple manufacturing facilities. Bill brings strong, hands-on knowledge of Operations Management, Research & Development and Engineering and how these functions interact with Sales & Marketing, Procurement, Finance, Industrial Technology Systems and Executive Management.

This has led to successful placements from Principal Individual Contributors to C-Level in Food & Agribusiness from the Sanford Rose Associates® – Madison office. This success has created a satisfied and loyal client base as evidenced by the following statistic – 60% of our search assignments are with repeat, existing clients.

Value and Commitment, Ethics, Integrity – words that Bill lives by and delivers with passion in his business to his customers.

An alumnus of the University of Wisconsin Engineering, Bill, his staff and the Food & Agribusiness Group bring knowledge of the industry and an appreciation of the added value in aligning the perfect fit for your organization.