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.
 lisa Lisa Proctor – Committee Member
Lisa is the President of Sanford Rose Associates®- Lake Lanier Islands. As a strategic leader, Lisa provides broad-based industry experience in financial services, executive search, healthcare, and public accounting. She is recognized for keen insight into new opportunities, trends, issues, and challenges in an emerging global economy and for her ability to blend cutting-edge trends and proven techniques to build a multi-faceted platform for recruiting.Lisa has over twenty-five years experience in executive recruiting, human resources, talent acquisition, corporate training, accounting, operations, and strategic planning.Over her career, Lisa has been responsible for the talent acquisition, candidate sourcing, recruiting, and on-boarding of thousands of business professionals including hundreds of mid to senior level executives whose accomplishments significantly improved their organizations.Lisa is an Executive Founding Member of the Peachtree Corners Business Association (PCBA) and currently serves on the Board of Directors as President of the PCBA. The PCBA serves the business community in the largest city in Gwinnett County and the surrounding metro Atlanta area.

Before becoming President of Sanford Rose Associates® – Lake Lanier Islands, Lisa was a Vice President at SRA International, Inc., based in the metro Atlanta area where she was responsible for the recruitment, business development, training, coaching, and support of the Owners in the Sanford Rose Associates® network of offices.

Prior to joining SRA International, Lisa worked for AXA Equitable for ten years and held several positions – most notably Assistant Vice President, Director of National Recruiting and Assistant Vice President of Strategic Planning and Business Operations. While at AXA, Lisa was instrumental in attracting top financial, insurance, and advanced markets professionals to the organization and was heavily involved in strategic planning, business operations, human resources, and talent acquisition initiatives.

Lisa also has “hands on” experience in executive search, as well as the healthcare and public accounting industries. While at the Lucas Group, a nationally known executive search firm based in Atlanta, Lisa served as the CFO and then Vice President of Operations, and was a voting member of the Lucas Group Executive Committee Board.

Prior to beginning her career, Lisa received her BBA in Accounting from Georgia State University.

 lisa Mark Phillips – Committee Member
I began my recruiting career in Chicago in 1998 and have been advising and searching in the Education and Education Technology industries since 2006. Being able to tie work to the noble goal of Education seems to draw the best and brightest, and I love getting to work with the most talented people I have ever encountered everyday.
 lisa Joan Jordan, C.P.M., – Committee Member
Joan is the Managing Director of Sanford Rose Associates® – Phoenix. As a career Supply Chain executive, Joan has honed her expertise in global manufacturing and operations practices at both multinational corporations and start-ups. As evidenced by her Lifetime Certified Purchasing Manager achievement, a certification designated by the Institute for Supply Management, she is uniquely qualified to assess complex supply and delivery challenges and brings this capability to Executive Search.As a relentless change agent, Joan has hired dynamic leadership across technology based corporations. She has integrated leading edge software tools and introduced contemporary staffing practices in her tenure in these companies. Joan remains active in industry specialty groups and maintains a network of strong contributors to the profession. Her 30 years of experience in industry include:

  • Semiconductor – Fairchild Semiconductor, ON Semiconductor, Cypress Semiconductor
  • Medical Instrumentation – Welch Allyn, Inc.
  • Capital Equipment – Speedline-A Cookson Company (currently ITW)
  • Telecom – BFI Communications Systems

Joan holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from the University of New Hampshire.