Avantra Family Wealth- Founding Partner Senior Family Wealth Advisor
Morgan Stanley, Financial Planner
Deputy Secretary for the PA Department of Community & Economic Development
Manager - M & T Bank
Founding member / Operations Manager /Cnesta Group, LLC
Kim is a founding member of the Cnesta Group, LLC a full-service executive search and consulting firm. She plays a dual role as a Search Consultant and as the Operations Manager for the firm. Kim brings over twenty-five years of experience in customer service, operations, human resources and recruiting. She has held various positions of progressive responsibilities in telecommunications, retail and financial services developing capabilities in both the business-to-business and direct consumer marketplace.
Kim plays a critical role performing research, sourcing and recruiting for niche roles for Cnesta clients. She also manages the database, website, banking relationships and finance for the organization. As a search consultant Kim is excellent at research and early identification of potential candidates for unique positions which possess the right skills and fit within client organizations. Her efforts will lead to faster results on otherwise difficult searches. Kim will work with Cnesta Group third party partners and customers to ensure the integrity, accuracy and trouble shoot any issues necessary to deliver optimum service to customers, partners and candidates.
As a critical member of the Cnesta Group, Kim is also active in the community and serves as a member of organizations dedicated to service and development. Her balanced approach and commitment yields positive results for various organizations throughout the community.
Executive Director for the Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs
Trust Officer- Orrstown Bank
Founder and Managing Partner / Cnesta Group, LLC
Kevin is the founder and Managing Partner of the Cnesta Group, LLC a full service executive search and consulting firm. He brings over thirty years of global HR and Operations experience including ten years of retained search and consulting. Kevin has held senior and executive level positions in healthcare, technology, publishing, e-commerce, financial service and consulting for companies including the Einstein Group, RCA, General Electric, Reed Elsevier plc., the BISYS Group and CCI. He has played a lead role in the due diligence and integration of more than thirty acquisitions and several divestitures. Kevin’s career, while largely focused in global HR also includes leadership roles in manufacturing, customer service, fulfillment, and engineering and more recently in executive search and organizational development. Kevin was a co-owner of a retained search and executive transition firm and worked as a senior consultant for the Andre Group Inc. before launching the Cnesta Group in 2013.
Kevin has worked with entrepreneurs and private Boards of Directors for key executive hires including CEO, CFO and President among others as well as lead projects in executive compensation and succession. As a search consultant, he focuses primarily on critical roles in HR, Sales, Operations and Finance for Fortune 500, private and private equity backed companies. He is also actively involved in transition coaching and career development for multiple levels across several industries.
Kevin attended West Chester University for his undergraduate degree and pursued an MBA at Monmouth University, placing that on hold in favor of executive development courses through GE Crotonville. He is a member of Vistage Key Group. Kevin is happily married with four daughters and resides in Central Pennsylvania where he is active in the community and serves on several local boards.
Geisinger Safe Patient Handling Program Manager
Vice President | M&T Bank Business and Professional Banking | Sr. Relationship Manager