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Patrick Brown, Managing Partner linked_icon 32x32

Patrick Brown is the Managing Partner of Sanford Rose Associates® – Rochester, Michigan. Sanford Rose Associates® – Rochester is a boutique executive search firm filling mid-level to upper-level professional positions in General Management, Human Resources, Sales and Marketing, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Environmental-Health-Safety, Purchasing, and Quality within the life science, automotive, alternative energy and defense sectors. Founded in 1959, Sanford Rose Associates® serves the needs of corporate and institutional clients from over 65 offices worldwide.

Patrick has enjoyed over 25 years of human resources experience with increased levels of accountability and responsibility in the Life Sciences, Automotive Manufacturing and Defense environments for various prestigious Fortune 200 firms.   Prior to joining Sanford Rose Associates®, he served as Vice President of Human Resources – Consumables, for Thermo Fisher Scientific, a $10 billion global leader in serving science within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies.   Patrick’s career included elevated levels of responsibility serving as Vice President, Human Resource for Fisher Scientific Products, and GT Technologies, a division of GenTek Inc., in addition to leadership positions in human resources and operations at Bundy Corporation, Thomas & Betts, General Dynamics and Chrysler Corporation. His experience spans the disciplines of executive recruiting, organization development, labor relations, compensation management, health and safety, training and benefits.

Patrick holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Oakland University and a Master’s of Science degree in Human Resources Administration from Central Michigan University. He has extensive international business experience and is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), and the National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS).

Contact Patrick at pbrown@sanfordrose.com

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linked_icon 32x32Kristen Osiwala, Executive Search Consultant

Kristen Osiwala is an Executive Search Consultant with Sanford Rose Associates® – Rochester. Kristen brings over 20 years of combined experience as a Human Resources Manager, Search Specialist and Employment Consultant within the Automotive, Electronics and Energy industries. She has coached and educated her clients – both internal and external – on selection and evaluation process, workforce planning, job designing and recruiting of top industry professionals.

Kristen has extensive experience in the search and selection process which will ensure that only the best qualified candidates will be presented for your consideration. Prior to joining Sanford Rose Associates – Rochester, she was a search and compensation consultant for Fisher Scientific Products. Kristen’s career has included increased levels of responsibility within the Human Resources field for such prestigious firms as Noma Company, a division of GenTek Inc., Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, Bundy Corporation and Thomas & Betts Components and Electronics.

Kristen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a Master’s of Science degree in Human Resources Administration from Central Michigan University. Kristen’s professional affiliations include the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), Michigan Ontario Compensation Association (MIOCA), Human Resources Association of Detroit and is a Certified Analyst and Trainer in administering Predictive Index Surveys.

Contact Kristen at kosiwala@sanfordrose.com


linked_icon 32x32Cindy Boyd, Executive Search Consultant

Cindy Boyd is an Executive Search Consultant with Sanford Rose Associates® – Rochester.  Cindy brings over 30 years combined experience in Human Resources, Finance and Office Management within Automotive, Manufacturing and Private Equity environments.  Throughout her professional career, she has developed a keen understanding of client needs and will be able to apply this experience to ensure the proper match between client and candidate.Cindy has extensive experience in Human Resources, Benefits Design, Development and Administration, and Office Administration.  She was instrumental in assisting in the growth of LDM Technologies, Inc. from a new company start-up with acquisitions, to annual sales reaching over $600 million with 3500 employees and 16 plants in nineteen years.  Prior to that, Cindy worked for Industrial Machining Corporation and Fire Trucks, Inc.  She has held positions of Director of Benefits, Controller, Human Resources Manager and Office Manager.Cindy holds an Associate of Business Administration and an Associate of Applied Science Degrees from Macomb College.  She holds certifications in Accounting, Tax Specialist and CEBS.

Contact Cindy at cindy.boyd@sanfordrose.com

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 linked_icon 32x32Nancy Tepatti, Executive Search Consultant

Nancy Tepatti is an Executive Recruiter with Sanford Rose Associates – Rochester. Nancy brings over 25 years’ experience in financial planning, corporate disbursements, and accounting within the Automotive, Defense, Pharmaceutical and Consumer Products environments. Throughout her professional career, she has been known as a highly motivated, dedicated, results-oriented professional. Nancy’s experience includes positions as Manager of Corporate Disbursements, Lead Financial Auditor, Senior Financial Analyst and Customer Service Lead for companies including Fenix Accounting Solutions, General Dynamics and Target, where she has honed her skills in problem resolution and customer interface for Fortune 500 companies. Nancy holds a degree in Accounting and is also a certified Tax Professional, Tax Advisor and Tax Specialist. She is an active participant in local charity events and is a Macomb Chapter Autism Society Volunteer.

You can contact Nancy at ntepatti@sanfordrose.com

linked_icon 32x32Linda Clarke, Executive Search Consultant

Linda Clarke is an Executive Search Consultant with Sanford Rose Associates® – Rochester bringing over 20 years of combined experience in engineering, manufacturing and project management in the automotive industry. During her 15 years with General Motors, Linda quickly progressed in responsibility from a Controls Engineer to Superintendent in Plant Engineering and Production. She was also a Project Manager for a major product launch and was recognized with the GM Chairman’s Honors Award, which is the company’s highest award honoring GM’s top 50 global achievements!

She has over six years of Executive Search experience where her unique recruiting skills have enabled her to work with large public and small private companies supporting their manufacturing, research, sales, engineering and product development needs. Linda has been recognized for being in the Top 10 among Executive Search Consultants across the Sanford Rose Associates network.

Linda holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Dayton. Her professional affiliations include the Society of Women Engineers and she is also a volunteer with local Boy Scout troops and youth hockey organizations.

Contact Linda at linda.clarke@sanfordrose.com

linked_icon 32x32Kimberly Berryman, Executive Recruiter

Kimberly Berryman is an Executive Recruiter with Sanford Rose Associates® – Rochester.  She brings over 25 years of experience in legal administration, financial, auditing and entrepreneurial endeavors.  She is a highly motivated individual who has developed a strong customer service approach throughout her career and brings that focus to her position with SRA.  Prior to joining Sanford Rose Associates® – Rochester, Kimberly worked for Fenix Accounting Solutions as their Corporate Expense Auditor.  In this role, she interfaced with executives for Fortune 500 companies in performing audits and providing expertise to their T&E procedures.  As owner of Little Stars Day Care for over twelve years, Kimberly honed her entrepreneurial skills in running all business aspects for a successful daycare establishment.  She additionally worked over eleven years within the legal paralegal and assistant environment.  Kimberly is active in many local charities that promote wellness and education for children.

Contact Kimberly at kberryman@sanfordrose.com

linked_icon 32x32Lisa Sam, Executive Search Consultant

Lisa Sam is an Executive Search Consultant with Sanford Rose Associates® – Rochester. Lisa brings over fifteen years’ experience as Human Resources Manager, Training Coordinator and Human Resources Administrator within the Automotive, Printing, Food & Beverage and Transportation industries. Prior to joining Sanford Rose Associates® – Rochester, Lisa held several Human Resources Management positions in Manufacturing environments where she was instrumental in managing the HR function of the business including recruiting key positions, creating new hire orientation processes, initiating training programs, and managing benefits administration for growing companies. Throughout her career, Lisa provided strong generalist experience in a wide variety of human resources functions. These functions include her extensive recruiting, employee selection, on-boarding, and training expertise to all levels of the organization, working for companies including Lamb Technicon, Allied Bindery, Central Transport International and Achatz Handmade Pie Company in roles of increasing responsibility. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources Development with a specialization in Training and Development and Labor Relations from Oakland University.

Contact Lisa at lsam@sanfordrose.com