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Pamela Witzig, Founder and Recruiter
Pam 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 has taken Witzig Group from the standard model in play when “Stalking the Headhunter” was published (that same year) to one of setting strategy on searches and employing in-house and outsourced search associates to work research and outreach in place of having staff recruiters.
Pam loves art deco, travel, ballroom dancing, entertaining, family, a bold red, and all the challenges her clients can bring.
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George 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.