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Our team works like a retained firm in the sense we actively scout the people you want to hire. We work like we’re on your payroll, yet clients only pay when we get the result. Count on these professionals to work with you toward your goals as one of your own staff members. We regularly hear from clients and candidates citing us as standouts among third party search firms, regarding professionalism and responsiveness. Integrity and sound ethics are important to us. It has been a critical component of our history and will never change.

Pamela Witzig, Founder and Recruiter

309.664.7405
p.witzig@witzig.com

Made Meetup 3:14Pam accidentally discovered a love of recruiting early in her otherwise employment agency career. Back in the days applicants paid fees for placement with “employment agencies.” From there, she simply took it toward her bent for creative and appreciation for advertising and marketing communications and found her market. Pam has a passion for finding and placing the pieces to fill in a puzzle. It’s why her group hunts rather than gathers (job seekers). Her only frustration is that annoying little 24 hour day that limits the possibilities of how much can be covered in a mere seven day week. Oh – and people in the industry who call themselves recruiters but post ads and sift job boards.

Though founder of Witzig Group (in 1986 as Witzig & Associates), she is not one to be a mere figurehead. Pam enjoys rolling up her sleeves to do the work and is very much a hands-on recruiter.

She loves art deco, travel, ballroom dancing, entertaining, family, a bold red, and all the challenges her clients can bring.

Pam keeps a hand in all client side and agency marketing disciplines as well.

Betty Tomaski, Recruiter

309.261.2200
betty@witzig.com

Betty TomaskiBetty has great enthusiasm and determination for finding talent and finessing a transaction. Her eclectic work history combines recruiting, counseling and human resources. She provides professionalism, warmth, compassion and integrity. Betty is fearless. She readily takes on recruiting challenges, digs in for the long haul and truly cares about the right fit.

As a Recruiter at Thrivent Financial, she cut her recruiting teeth placing Financial Services positions by sourcing, developing networks and relationships. She knows how to do “the hard stuff” of sourcing passive candidates.

Betty is truly driven to make all parties no less than delighted when it’s all said and done.

Advisory Board

We are proud to have friends, fans, and contributors among industry professionals. Particularly, advisors:

George Tenne

George Tenne, Witzig GroupGeorge is longtime veteran of the creative community in markets like New York, Detroit, St. Louis and Chicago with major agencies including NW Ayer, DMB&B, and BBDO. He began his career as an art director moving up the ranks to become SVP Group Creative Director at DMB&B, St. Louis and even had a stint with them in Australia.  In 2004 he created the 10eGroup in St. Louis and Chicago as a creative recruiting resource.

During his career he won more than 80 national awards including Clio, CA and Art Director Magazine awards, NY Festival and ADDYs. He has also served on boards of industry organizations and chaired and judged local and national advertising competitions including the Clio, Andy, national and regional ADDY shows, Obie Awards, Communication Arts magazine, & The NY Festivals.

He was active in the St. Louis Ad Club as a Board Member and headed the ADDY show for seven years. George also guest lectured at Washington and Webster Universities and at Columbia College and College of DuPage. He consulted in portfolio reviews at Kansas University as well as Portfolio Center and the AdCenter at VCU. He taught Advertising at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn as well.

Colleen Fahey

Colleen Fahey, Witzig Group

Collen Fahey is US Managing Director for Sixième Son, Europe’s premier audio branding firm, based in Paris.
In addition to stints in content creation and music marketing, she was Executive Creative Director at Frankel/ARC where she also ran a $12 million business unit and had executive responsibility for Human Resources.  As the agency grew and grew she hired hundreds of creatives and account people and developed a tool called the Career Map.
After Frankel’s acquisition by Publicis Groupe, Colleen held a global role at Publicis Worldwide traveling across five continents to work with agencies and clients on shopper, activation and kids marketing strategies.
She is convivial in four languages and loves to track the progress of individual careers.

 

And, those details!  Heather Shriver, CDO

309.531-3937
heather@witzig.com

Heather Shriver, Witzig Group

Heather will take your call, help with research, schedule interviews, and – thank heaven! – handle our books.

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