Our team. Our story.

Our team combines experienced recruiters with startup operators who have founded, scaled, and exited companies at every stage.

Our Story

Jennifer Loftus founded Swing in 2005 with the goal of dismantling the recruiting industry status quo. A mentor at a VC firm told her there were only two services to choose from: resume-spamming contingency or “exec-only” firms with big company networks – not the networks startups need.

In 2012, Mandy Edmund joined SwingSearch as a partner to take the firm to the next level. Together, Jennifer and Mandy forged relationships with leading VCs, startup founders, and key influencers. More importantly, they built something with heart.

SEARCH
TEAM

Jennifer Loftus

Founder, CEO

25-year search leader and dog rescuer

Mandy Edmund

Partner, COO

Search Master with a black belt

Annie Wenzel

Partner

GTM recruiting veteran and fast talker

Debbie Wissel

VP, GROWTH

NYC fintech exec (LearnVest, PayPerks, Ellevest) and former rugby player

Magna Sundstrom

ASSOCIATE PARTNER

Exec Search star, world wanderer

Ken Rowe

ASSOCIATE PARTNER

Special Operations Army Veteran, executive recruiter and washed up hockey player

Jennifer Diamond

Director

Startup marketing maven (Mashable, Salesforce) who takes calls from her bike

Kim Miller

Director

Career sales recruiter and Chicagoan (aka “queen of the velvet hammer”)

Suzanne Casolaro

Director

Fintech VP Sales (Square, Adyen), quadrilingual Scrabble queen

Jenny Smith

Director

From Search to VC then back again, certified florist

Sarah Greathouse

Director

20+ years hunting the best, 12 of which at Pandora. Loves butter.

Marie Africa

DIRECTOR

Enterprise sales exec (Gartner, CEB), kickboxer

Paul Lee

Principal

GTM and Growth leader (Doctor on Demand, Shift, Munchery) who’s seen a lot 

Jen Gurvey

Principal

Marketer, sign language interpreter and forever green thumb

Jacqui Corrado

Principal

SpaceX alum, badass recruiter and flying trapeze artist (no, really)

Carley Case

Principal

Full-stack marketer (Lyft), farmgirl from the Mitten State

Pooja Choudhary

Sr Associate

Engineering grad talent hunter who practices Jiu-Jitsu

Zvezdelina Naydenova

GROWTH & OPS ASSOCIATE

MVP at everything with a Masters in Political Psychology 

Ross Scheuerman

Principal

Former NFL player (for real!) who now brings his strength to team-building and recruiting

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Mallory Welty

PRINCIPAL

Ex-Uber power house with a not-so-secret talent for singing  

OPS &
RESEARCH
TEAM

Christian Pimentel

VP Finance

Startup money man and dog
whisperer

 

Daniel Moody

Director, Research

Search wizard, Napa native and wind beneath Swing’s wings

John Thompson

Sr. Research Analyst

Swing O.G. and tech powerhouse (aka “ask John”)

Liz Margoles

Sr. Research Analyst

Research maven with a heart that purrs

Tiffany Clatur

Sr. RESEARCH Analyst

Tap dancer with a sweet tooth and a love for the hunt

Phil Lightner

SR. RESEARCH Analyst

Supersourcer, English teacher and gamer

Elizabeth Smith

Sr. RESEARCH Analyst

Sourcing and research extraordinaire, Xoogler, discomfort seeker

Yassin Alshehabi

Analyst

Ever curious and in-house expert in Muay Thai and photography

Apsara Hassan

Accountant

Number cruncher and the best Henna artist among us  

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We're always looking for bright, curious, driven search scientists and full-desk recruiters to join our team. Learn more about our current openings on our Careers Page