Charlie joins the team as a Recruiter and will be responsible for talent acquisition within the Upstate, NY, Houston, TX and Pittsburgh, PA markets while Maki takes over the role of Project Development Coordinator for our agency as a whole.
Charlie graduated from Mercyhurst University, where he majored in Hospitality and Food/Beverage Management. Prior to accepting this position, he worked in the Hospitality Industry where he earned a reputation for his "over the top" customer service. Charlie's strong background in in sales and management make him the ideal person to grow our New York, Texas and Pennsylvania markets.
Maki hails from South Africa and has lived in the Rochester NY area for the last four years. She graduated from both The University of Pretoria and The Open Window School of Visual Communications where she majored in Visual Communications, Professional Arts Practice with minors in Arts Administration and Marketing. A multi-disciplinary professional who speaks 7 languages, she brings to the team experience in administration, project management, marketing, and graphic design.
We are thrilled to have both Charlie and Maki already making an impact! Please join us in welcoming them to the Ascend Executive Search team.