Jay Gennaro, Founder and Principal, brings over thirteen years of recruiting and leadership experience to his role as Principal of Avanti Group. Jay oversees all business development and recruiting efforts for the firm. Prior to founding Avanti Group, he held Director Positions with a successful regional search firm and a publicly traded national recruiting company. Jay earned increasing levels of responsibility throughout his career and has developed an extensive professional network. He has successfully completed direct-hire and contract search assignments for the accounting, finance and information technology departments of many of the premier employers in the market. His clients range from small high-growth companies to multi-billion dollar organizations.
Jay believes the key to his success is his ability to build effective relationships. “My role as a recruiting partner is not only to make placements but to be a trusted confidant and adviser. Every one of our clients and candidates are unique and we strive to truly partner with them. I pride myself on the fact that I am contacted regularly by candidates and clients that I met over a decade ago.”
Jay is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts with a Degree in Economics and a Minor in Business. He and his wife live in Arlington, VA.
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