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We Are SelectOne

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.

Leadership

John Baldo - President

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.

 

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John Baldo

John Baldo

President

Kevin Kerl - Chief Executive Officer

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.

Getting to Know Kevin

  • Kevin enjoys going on family vacations with his wife Kelly and two children
  • He was featured as an extra in Canadian rock band Our Lady Peace’s music video for “Somewhere Out There”
  • He loves participating in the development of the startup community in Buffalo and advising entrepreneurs
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Kevin Kerl

Kevin Kerl

Chief Executive Officer

Katie Whiting - Director of Operations

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.

Getting to Know Katie

  • Katie’s favorite sports team is the Green Bay Packers
  • She was once featured in Sports Illustrated’s “Faces in the Crowd”
  • She loves playing with her yellow lab, Lambeau
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Katie Whiting 

Director of Operations

Client Relations

Aly Finkle - Client Relations Manager

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.

Getting to Know Aly

  • Aly won 3 NCAA National Championships at Northwestern University as a member of the women's lacrosse team
  • Aly loves spin class and is learning how to sail
  • Aly loves to snack
Aly Finkle
Aly Finkle

Aly Finkle

Client Relations Manager

Kahli Jones - Client Relations Associate

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.

Getting to Know Kahli

  • Kahli enjoys cooking new recipes, watching sports and loves playing with her dogs
  • She hopes to visit Hawaii and learn how to surf one day
Kahli Jones
Kahli Jones

Kahli Jones

Client Relations Associate 

Megan Wojtila - Client Relations Manager

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.

Getting to Know Megan

  • Megan likes to stay active by traveling and exploring new spots in Buffalo.
  • Her favorite Irish proverb is “a good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything.”
  • The best money she ever spent was her amazon prime membership.
Megan Wojtila
Megan Wojtila

Megan Wojtila

Client Relations Manager

Recruiters

Molly Peck - Recruiting 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.

Getting to Know Molly

  • Molly has 5 siblings and enjoys travelling to visit them in Upstate NY, NYC, and Nashville
  • Molly played Division 1 Women's Lacrosse at St. Bonaventure University
Molly Peck
Molly Peck

Molly Peck

Recruiting Manager

Bridget Eimer, CPA - Senior Recruiter

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.

Getting to Know Bridget

  • Bridget believes that life is better at the beach
  • She thinks that fruits and veggies are the key to a long healthy life, but still loves a good plate of chicken fingers
  • She knows that the Buffalo Bills will win the Super Bowl, one day
Bridget Eimer
Bridget Eimer

Bridget Eimer

Senior Recruiter

Marissa Faso - Recruiter

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.

Getting to Know Marissa

  • She played field hockey and lacrosse at Mercyhurst University
  • She is the oldest of 5
  • Loves all things Buffalo
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Marissa Faso

Marissa Faso

Recruiter

Jason Weber - Senior Recruiter

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..

Getting to Know Jason

  • Jason is an adventurous eater due to his love for cooking and tasting exotic foods
  • He makes his own pickles
  • He loves to spend time with his wife and two daughters
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Jason Weber

Jason Weber

Senior Recruiter

Business Operations

Nita Bhatia - Organizational Development Manager

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.

Getting to Know Nita

  • Nita loves to travel. Some of her favorite memories are hiking Machu Picchu, studying abroad in Greece, searching for Elves in Iceland, and exploring the Jungle in Belize
  • Nita has a 14-year-old Cockapoo who has moved with her to 9 different apartments across 4 states and never complains
  • She could eat ice cream for breakfast, lunch and dinner
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Nita Bhatia

Organizational Development Manager

Charlie Hake - Controller

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.

Getting to Know Charlie

  • Charlie is a two time All American swimmer who, at one time, held three SUNY conference records and four school records at SUNY Geneseo
  • He enjoys playing sports of all kinds and his favorites are golf, baseball, and football
  • He prefers movies over books – his imagination isn’t High Definition and doesn’t come with surround sound
Charlie Hake
Charlie Hake

Charlie Hake

Controller

Tricia Sortisio - Office Manager

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.

Getting to Know Tricia

  • Tricia admires Kyle Maynard, the first quadriplegic to ascend Mount Kilimanjaro
  • She starts each day motivated at the gym
  • She enjoys listening to pop music, such as The Goo Goo Dolls, Coldplay and The Beatles
Tricia Sortisio
Tricia Sortisio

Tricia Sortisio

Office Manager

Marketing and Sales

Allie Viscuso - Sales Manager

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.

Getting to Know Allie

  • Allie loves to spend time at home with her husband and daughters
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Allie Viscuso

Sales Manager

Marissa Malone - Sales and Marketing Executive

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.

Getting to Know Marissa

  • Marissa is determined to travel to all seven continents by the age of 28 and has already touched down in four
  • She is a member of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Rotary Club, Buffalo Niagara Sales and Marketing Executives, and she also sits on the Leadership Board for BN360
  • She dreams of starting a non-profit tackling poverty and bolstering early childhood education with her sister, Meaghan
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Marissa Malone

Sales and Marketing Executive

Community Involvement

SelectOne's role in the community doesn't end with the candidates we place. We donate our time to organizations that align with our company's culture and support the communities where we work and live.

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