SelectOne is a recruiting company whose mission it is to connect companies with the talent they need to grow their business. We specialize in finding candidates that bring value, strategy and dynamic leadership to our clients’ companies. We know how to find these people for our partners because our own team and knowledge is the result of the same service we provide.
With more than 75 years of industry experience and a vast, diverse network, our specialized team is proficient in recruiting nationally across multiple industries for all professional level positions. Our goal, purpose and passion lie with helping our clients find employees that will transform their business and take them to the next level.
SelectOne Co-founder and President, John Baldo, graduated from Buffalo State College with a bachelor of arts degree in english. John believes in hard work and living life with gratitude, and to him, doing a good job isn’t enough; an exceptional job is what distinguishes individuals and companies. His outlook on leadership isn’t as much a style as it is a fundamental interest in learning about people so he can develop a meaningful dialogue with them in order to connect on a deeper level. As part of the SelectOne leadership team, John loves to discuss ideas and keep the atmosphere light, fun and challenging.
With a master in business administration and a bachelor’s degree of science in industrial engineering from the University at Buffalo, Kevin Kerl has a passion for growing and developing small to mid-sized companies. Prior to joining SelectOne in 2013, he served as COO for a successful software company, Intrepid Pursuits, LLC, and an early-stage startup co-working space Intrepid Labs in Boston, MA. Kevin enjoys working with talented, driven people and is dedicated to helping individuals and companies achieve more than they feel capable.
Chief Executive Officer
Katie Whiting holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Notre Dame, and a master of business administration and masters in leadership studies from Marquette University. Having attended the University of Notre Dame on a full scholarship for tennis, Katie began her marketing career when she was hired by the university as an event marketing assistant for the athletic department. In early 2013 she moved to Buffalo, NY and joined a local advertising agency as an account manager. In 2014, Katie began her career at SelectOne and joined the team as a marketing manager and was later promoted to our director of operations.
Director of Operations
Aly Finkle is a client relations manager at SelectOne who received her bachelor’s degree in Communications from Northwestern University. She began her career in marketing with the San Diego Sports Commission and spent 4 years with Bauer Performance Sports as a Product Manager in New York City. With an interest in employee engagement, relationship building and helping people identify meaningful career paths, Aly joined SelectOne in 2015. Her experience in brand building and client relations will enable her to understand candidate and client needs and forge long term relationships.
Client Relations Manager
Kahli Jones is an client relations associate at SelectOne who received her bachelor’s degree in economics from the University at Buffalo and went on to receive her master’s degree from Canisius College. She began her career working in the marketing and advertising industry both locally and in New York City as an account manager, with clients across the United States. Her passion for working with people and building sustainable relationships led to her career at SelectOne in 2014. Kahli utilizes her recruiting and client services industry experience to ensure a successful and mutually beneficial partnership with clients and candidates.
Client Relations Associate
Megan Wojtila joined the SelectOne team in 2016 as a Client Relations Manager. She received her bachelor’s degree in Marketing from John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio and after moving back home to Buffalo, proceeded to establish her career in the business travel and hospitality industries. Coming to us with years of account management, sales, and customer service experience gained from her roles at Buffalo Place Inc. and New Era Cap, Megan has a passion for connecting people and cultivating mutually agreeable relationships. She is committed to enhancing the customer experience and caters her approach to each individual client.
Client Relations Manager
Molly Peck is a recruiting manager at SelectOne who received her bachelor’s degree in Accounting and MBA from St. Bonaventure University. She began her career as a senior auditor with KPMG where she gained knowledge and experience in the accounting and finance industry. Molly joined SelectOne in 2015 with a goal to continue to build lasting relationships and help people identify meaningful career paths. Her background in public accounting will enable her to understand the needs of both candidates and clients.
Bridget Eimer is a senior recruiter at SelectOne who received her bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance and MBA from Canisius College. She began her career as a tax accountant and CPA at Ernst & Young, where she gained valuable business experience in their tax practice. Realizing that a company’s greatest asset are their people, she joined SelectOne in 2016 with a passion to connect the best talent with rewarding careers at top companies.
Recruiter at SelectOne, Marissa Faso, is a Mercyhurst University graduate who received her bachelor’s degree in social work with a minor in psychology. She recently graduated from the University at Buffalo Master’s in Social Work program. Marissa is the JV field hockey coach at Clarence High School and is the modified lacrosse coach at Clarence Middle School. Marissa joined the SelectOne team in June 2015, and after completing her Master’s degree she re-joined the team in June 2016.
Alec Meyer is a Senior Recruiter with a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University, and over 10 years of progressive experience in national recruiting and software sales. With a background in web development and professional experience in major global technology companies including First Data, Google, and Active Networks, he specializes in sourcing and recruiting top IT and Engineering talent. An avid cyclist and snowboarder, Alec spent 8 years in Colorado before returning to Buffalo where he joined SelectOne in October 2016.
Jason Weber is a recruiter at SelectOne and has been involved in the accounting search industry since 2000. He received his bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College and then headed to Denver, Colorado where he was a territory manager at a medical alert company. Upon his return to Buffalo, Jason worked as staffing manager at a local recruiting firm before joining SelectOne in 2011. He prides himself on being hands-on, compassionate, detail-oriented and providing the highest level of service to clients and job-seeking candidates..
Nita Bhatia is the Manager of Organizational Development at SelectOne who received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from SUNY Geneseo and her master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine from Boston University. Prior to joining SelectOne in October 2016, Nita focused her career on bio-behavioral science working as a researcher at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. Subsequent to this she was enrolled in a PhD program in Clinical Psychology at the University of Iowa before relocating back to Buffalo, NY, where she grew up, to pursue an alternative career path. Nita has a background in psychology and professional experience in psychotherapy and research, plus over 5+ years of assessment experience and psychometric testing. She specializes in developing and implementing behavioral and scientific methods that will help enhance SelectOne’s recruitment process.
Organizational Development Manager
Charlie Hake is the Controller at SelectOne who received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from SUNY Geneseo and his master’s degree in accounting from the University at Buffalo. He began his accounting career with a local CPA firm where he worked for over four and a half years. Charlie gained experience as a senior auditor while engaged to audit companies covering multiple industries including completing forensic audits. With his excitement for providing value to a growing company, Charlie joined SelectOne in 2015. His financial accounting experience will enable him to provide accurate reporting and insightful analysis of SelectOne’s business and growth opportunities. Charlie also sits on the board of directors of the Friends of the Edward M. Cotter (Buffalo’s Fireboat) as Treasurer.
Tricia was born in Buffalo, NY and received her associate’s degree in business from Bryant & Stratton College. She has been a member of the SelectOne team for more than six years as an Executive Assistant, Office Manager and Director of Public Relations. Tricia completes every work challenge with ease and professionalism to ensure a properly functioning workplace. Thanks to her triplets, she also adds a valuable and appreciated “maternal touch” to the office. Tricia's daily dedication, motivation and upbeat energy ensures the best possible job is done at SelectOne.
Allie Viscuso, Sales Manager at Selectone received her bachelor’s degree in Communication from Rutgers University, where she attended on a scholarship for swimming. Allie has been in sales for 9 years and spent the last 5 years as a top performer at ADP. At ADP, Allie transitioned over 250 clients to ADP’s payroll and HR system and gained an extensive understanding of business development. At Selectone, Allie is responsible for planning, implementing, and managing the overall sales strategies and sales team.
Marissa Malone graduated from the University at Buffalo with a bachelor’s degree in Communication and a double minor in Spanish and Management. She began her career with Constellation Brands in Rochester, NY and spent two years at the University at Buffalo’s Information Technology department as a Communications Assistant. With an interest in establishing relationships, startups, and community development, Marissa worked for a local startup as Communications Coordinator which later introduced Marissa to the SelectOne team where she joined shortly after in 2015 as the Marketing Specialist. She has since been promoted to Sales and Marketing Executive.
Sales and Marketing Executive
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