Eileen Messana serves as our VP of Operations & Executive Search and has more than 15 years of experience in the staffing and consulting industries. In this role she provides leadership, management, and the vision necessary to ensure the organization has the right people, processes, and culture in place to realize its’ strategic goals and ensure financial growth and strength.
Prior to joining JK Executive Strategies Eileen was the VP of Operations at a management consulting firm as well as the Director of Recruiting at a privately held national staffing company. Eileen oversaw the Operations, HR, Accounting, Client Service, and internal staff. Additionally, she managed the retained search practice and recruitment process outsourcing.
Before her successful career in staffing, Eileen was an Auditor with Deloitte & Touche. She transitioned in to corporate accounting where she was an Accounting Supervisor and Manager for (2)organizations in Rochester.
Eileen prides herself on being very attentive to her client’s needs through frequent communication and developing long standing business relationships.
She is a graduate of The State University of New York at Fredonia with a B.S. in Accounting and is a certified staffing professional with the American Staffing Association.
Eileen is currently on the Board of Directors for the Mental Health Association of Rochester, as well as the Finance Committee for MHA. Previously, she was on the Board of Directors for The Small Business Council of Rochester for 3 years and was the head of the Small Businessperson of the Year Gala Awards for 2014.
When she’s not working at JK Executive Strategies you can find Eileen spending time with her husband Chris, 2 adult children and family and friends.