Meet our team of professional recruiters in Boston
Brendan King is one of the principals and serves as the CEO of King & Bishop. He has over 25 years experience in operations and has extensive leadership expertise in the areas of Human Resources Consulting, Staffing, Business Development and Client Relations.
Brendan serves on the board of directors for the Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) and is a Co-Chair of their Government Relations Committee. He also serves on the board of directors with the Asia-America Chamber of Commerce, a community of C-level executives to facilitate the exchange of ideas and experiences operating in the Asia region.
John Bogosian, President and a principal of King & Bishop, brings over 25 years of well rounded entrepreneurial experience in Management Consulting, Coaching, Staffing, Human Resource Consulting, and Business Development. With John’s innovative approach, vision for the future and leadership and guidance, King & Bishop is growing nationally and internationally offering a portfolio of services designed to meet clients’ needs.
Kathy Provost is the Managing Director of Biomedical Search Consultants, a division of King & Bishop. She possesses over ten years of experience in the life sciences staffing field and seven years spent as a human resources consultant in Boston. Throughout her career she has served as research director for a Boston area consulting firm and worked as a staffing generalist with three major medical device corporations. Her professional experience also includes corporate communication, including producing award-winning training media for the American Management Association.
Ronald J. Parker
Ronald J. Parker is the CFO of King & Bishop. He is also a management advisor accredited by the Institute for Independent Business, a not-for-profit research and accreditation organization established in 1984. He has a proven track record of building business value through sales growth, cost containment and human resources development. His goal is to provide guidance and practical advice to small and medium sized businesses.
Leto Papadopoulos is the director of training and development at King & Bishop and an ICF Certified Life Coach. In her role she works directly with job seekers and other professionals to help equip them with a whole host of skills to assist them in developing new career opportunities. Those skills include how to use social networking, personal branding, professional networking and other critical job seeking and professional skills.
Robert Purcell is the director of client services at King & Bishop. He is a driven staffing and recruiting expert with a perceptive management style that produces results and high levels of team productivity. He has a decade and a half of experience recruiting and training qualified candidates. Robert has also been instrumental in developing effective advertising strategies and marketing campaigns employing various media over the years.
JoAnn Cavallaro is an Executive Advisor and Consultant at King & Bishop with over 25-years’ experience successfully leading businesses through complex transitions. She is an intuitive business executive who provides value to CEO’s, their organizations and their boards through expert guidance as they navigate strategic, operational complexities and challenges to help them reach their potential through growth and change. JoAnn consistently enables organizations in reaching their goals and delivering breakthrough results.
Mark Iantosca is a client services director for the King & Bishop human resources staffing team as well as manager of the King & Bishop Human Resources Round Table, an industry networking group. He is a resourceful and driven talent acquisition professional with over twenty years experience within fortune 500 banking, financial services and insurance related global institutions. As a senior member of the recruiting team, Mark is responsible for everything in the staffing process ranging from needs analysis to screening to negotiation and hiring.
Josh Blumenshine is a staffing consultant at King & Bishop with over 14-years experience leading and managing diverse teams. He served as Captain in the United States Army – Air Defense Artillery. Following his service to our country, he held management roles for a few large scale retailers where he specialized in retail operations turnaround and consistently exceeded sales and profit goals.
Neal Fay is a Director of Client Services at King & Bishop. He is an accomplished staffing industry professional with experience as a technical recruiter in Boston and sales executive. Neal began his high technology career in engineering at Bolt, Beranek and Newman in Cambridge. He has over 25-years sales experience in high-tech, energy, electricity, natural gas, advertising and start up ventures. His knowledge and dedication make him a valued contributor to the King & Bishop team.
Michael Liuzza is a sales support specialist for human resource contract services at King & Bishop. In this role he provides candidate development and recruits for all functions of human resources. Michael is a talent acquisition professional with knowledge of modern and traditional recruitment techniques including: full-cycle recruiting, sourcing, networking, building relationships and the job market.
Scott Lord has achieved nationwide presence in the fields of Executive Recruitment and Outplacement over the last 30 years. The journey began in Human Resource consulting as he helped build one of the preeminent Contract Recruiting and Outplacement firms in the U.S. He authored numerous magazine articles and has been a featured speaker for many professional associations.
Victoria Majcher is a Sourcing Specialist at King & Bishop where her primary focus is aiding recruiters. In her role she is proficient in areas of customer service, administrative, biotechnology, mechanical and electrical engineers and Information Technology.
Peter Mattera is the Managing Director of Staffing Services Programs for King & Bishop. He is an accomplished staffing industry professional with over 25-years experience in multiple areas of talent acquisition. He has held roles in the following areas: recruiting and talent development, recruiting management, business development and business acquisition. He has proven experience in Managed Staffing Provider (MSP) programs and Vendor Management Services (VMS).
Margot Rutledge is a director with Biomedical Search Consultants where she also works as a recruiter and career coach, helping people in transition find their next and best opportunity. She specializes in sales and marketing positions and delivers career transition workshops for mid to senior level executives. She is an accomplished facilitator, trainer and coach with extensive experience in workforce and personal development. She has experience working for national workforce development firms and training organizations in the capacity of sales operations, trainer and coach.
Karen Antaramian Gilbert
Karen is a recruiter at King & Bishop. In this position she helps provide outsourced talent development and acquisition programs for a whole host of recruitment needs including: Human Resources, Sales & Marketing, Non-profit, Accounting & Finance, Professional Services & Support, Engineering and Materials & Manufacturing.
Tasha Schlake Festel
Tasha Schlake Festel is a recruiter at King & Bishop. She has nearly 20 years of experience in Marketing, Writing, and Consulting.
Tasha started her career in marketing and underwriting in the insurance industry, following this she worked in publishing and web consulting. In 2005, Tasha became an Internet Marketing Manager assuming responsibility for managing her company’s website, writing web and marketing copy, improving search engine rankings, and increasing online presence through organic efforts, social media, and online advertising opportunities. She has also managed the rollout of two website redesigns in her tenure, working with internal talent and outside consultants.