We are Finance professionals with a knack for knowing accounting, finance and technology. This allows us to help guide our candidates to make the right career move, and our clients to hire the best talent.
Dan founded Henderson Harbor Group during the financial crisis of 2008/09. He is recognized as one of the leading finance and accounting recruiters and trainers nationally with a core focus in New York City, New Jersey & Los Angeles.
Dan is a CPA that has worked in both public accounting and industry working for Booz Allen Hamilton, a top tier global management consulting firm. A graduate from St. Bonaventure University, Dan gives back by regularly speaking with students at Colleges and Universities.
Prior to starting Henderson Harbor Group, Dan was a recruiting manager with Robert Half International where he received their top sales award every year for the 10 years he was there. He is known for his blunt honesty and candor and his consultative career counseling approach.
“There is a right way and a wrong way to do things” – Frank Kotanich
Director of Recruiting
Christopher is one of the first employees to join Henderson Harbor Group. He transitioned away from performing Finance and tax functions at Deloitte into establishing a 10 + year successful career as an Executive recruiter. He is one of the hardest working and dedicated recruiters you will ever meet! Having an MBA in Accounting coupled with 20 years of finance and recruiting experience make Chris a valuable asset to the HHG team. Out of the office he enjoys watching Soccer matches (professional and kids) and spending time with his wife and kids.
“When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.”
– Elon Musk
Director of Recruiting
After earning a degree in Accounting and MBA from Le Moyne College, Joe spent his early career in public accounting. He continued to serve the accounting and finance community through a stint at Paychex working with CPA firms in a sales capacity. His next career move saw him leading the development of the Americas market, focusing on remote auditing solutions for some of the world’s largest companies, with technology provider AMA XpertEye.
Joe leverages his previous professional experience to better understand the technical requirements for each client and focus on career planning strategies with candidates.
“The trick to forgetting the big picture is to look at everything close up.” – Chuck Palahniuk
Head of Sales and Operations
With a Master’s degree in Psychology, Shannon believes it is important to put the “human” back in Human Resources.
Shannon joined Henderson Harbor Group as the Human Resources and Office Manager in 2022. She assists with many functions at Henderson Harbor Group and enjoys collaborating with her team members to ensure success of the company and its clients.
“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln
Jason is a NJ native and Rutgers Alumnus who is the founder of the highly successful Tax Division at Henderson Harbor Group. Jason and his team of specialized Tax Recruiters have built a network second to none by delivering real time accurate information to both clients and candidates. Jason is known as the “Tax man” in the recruiting industry – I mean, who else creates T Shirts with slogans like “Call me after the 15th or My Job is taxing?”
A world traveler, multi-lingual, dog lover, jobs creator and longest standing HHG employee – Jason is just that good !
“There’s nothing more rewarding than helping someone figure out what they want and then helping them go out there and get it!”
Most people are lucky enough to have 1 successful career – Rich has had two! Joining Henderson Harbor Group in 2011 after 20 years on the New York Commodity trading floor, Rich literally went from filling buy/sell orders to filling tax jobs!
Rich has always enjoyed helping people reach their financial and professional goals and recruiting gives him that platform to help tax professionals reach both! Guiding someone on their career path is more important than just putting someone in their next job. There is a real satisfaction in that.
Oh and a little known fact, Rich makes the best Rum Cake on the Planet
“When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” – Yogi Berra
Jeff brings 20+ years of leadership knowledge in the Technology industry with start-up organizations to Fortune 500 companies.
Jeff led the NYC sales market for PAETEC Communications, providing valuable experience hearing the technology challenges organizations face in their business while helping them solve those problems. While working in enterprise sales for LinkedIn, App Annie, and Centrical, he was able to gain a profound understanding of enterprise software and SaaS business models facilitating company growth through ease of use and scalability.
At Henderson Harbor Group, Jeff is responsible for helping our clients attract technically skilled candidates which align with their digital transformation requirements, while efficiently helping enhance the candidate experience throughout the hiring process.
Jeff holds a B.A. in Political Science from Niagara University
“Don’t touch anything. Failure is contagious.” – Erlich Bachman
With over 20 years in Technology Sales Matt has developed an extensive network of clients that he can match top-qualified candidates with. Starting in NYC as a telecom sales rep and knocking on 50 plus doors a day provided the bedrock to a career that has achieved success at every level.
Matt spent most of his career at PAETEC Communications in various leadership roles where he helped customers by understanding their business goals and addressing the technology requirements to help meet those goals. After his time at PAETEC Matt held several positions in National Accounts and Channel Sales at Comcast Business, GTT and most recently Dell Technologies in their Data Protection Services division.
Matt loves to play golf and he also loves his wife and two kids… life is full of tough decisions!!
“ You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take” – The Great One
Director of IT Recruiting
With 10+ years of experience in sales across various industries including Manufacturing, Supply Chain Solutions, and Real Estate, John knows a few things about providing excellent customer service and support.
John transitioned to Technical Recruiting from his most recent role as Director of Sales in Real Estate. Bringing with him extensive experience building relationships with clients and customers, John has found nothing more rewarding than what he is doing now. “I am selling the most valuable resource I can think of – futures.”
Outside of the office John enjoys skiing and golf.
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde
Director of IT Recruiting
Pete brings 12+ years of experience within the Technology industry, working primarily for Windstream Services LLC.
Pete spent 4+ years in a Senior Account Management role in the NYC market, being a trusted advisor on Network solutions and services for large multi-location enterprise customers in the ever-changing, fast-paced world of Telecommunications. Additionally, Pete spent 8 years in Proposal Management, leading and delivering high profile contract responses to large RFP’s/RFI’s/RFQ’s.
When he is not finding the perfect fits for both his candidates and clients, you can find Pete on the golf course trying not to 3-putt.
“Success is never owned, it is rented. And the rent is due every day.” – Rory Vaden
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