DeLynn Senna is the Senior District President of Robert Half executive search. Leading global operations covering 11 countries, she’s responsible for all operational aspects of the retained executive search business. A 24-year veteran of Robert Half, DeLynn is known for building consensus around a strategic vision, leading teams to perform at exceptional levels, and enhancing the customer experience.
First joining Robert Half in 1996, DeLynn has built a successful career, driving operational excellence across multiple practices and geographies. Previously, she served as senior district president for legal talent solutions in the United States, executive director for international permanent placement solutions and senior managing director for executive search in Europe. She also spent 12 years as executive director for Robert Half’s permanent finance and accounting practice.
DeLynn is a certified public accountant (inactive), author, and frequently speaks on workplace-related topics. Committed to supporting the next generation of women, she currently serves on the executive committee for Robert Half’s Global Women’s Employee Network.
DeLynn graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting and launched her career with one of the world’s largest accounting firms.
Steve Ankney is the Senior Vice President of U.S. Search Execution for Robert Half Executive Search, specializing in identifying and vetting senior-level leaders in executive management, financial, operations, sales and marketing, technology, healthcare, legal, and human resources. He also manages the growth and development of all U.S. recruitment efforts.
Having started his career with Robert Half’s Technology division in 2010, Steve expanded his skills and built a strong multi-industry network that he leverages to identify top-level talent for his diverse blend of clients. Steve also lends his technology expertise to implement software, databases and other digital tools that contribute to the success of our search process.
Steve is on professional advisory committees at several universities and has helped develop and support career services teams throughout the Midwest. On several occasions, he has been a key speaker on technology trends for the Association of Information Technology Professionals and the Help Desk Institute.
Steve graduated from the University of Toledo with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a focus on information systems and e-commerce.
Wayne S. Mello is the Executive Director of Robert Half Executive Search. Based in the firm’s Boston office, he sets strategic and tactical direction, optimizing and expanding our retained search brand throughout the United States and globally.
Wayne has more than 50 years of staffing industry experience, including as Senior Vice President and Assistant General Manager of Scott Wayne Associates, and founder of the Thelton Group, where he served as President and CEO until its acquisition by Robert Half in 1990. During his Robert Half career, Wayne has held positions as Executive Director of the company’s finance and accounting practice, and Executive Director of Robert Half's International Zone. He was instrumental in launching Robert Half’s retained executive search service in 2007, serving as President until 2023.
Wayne is a well-known executive search and recruitment industry expert, having authored numerous articles and spoken to audiences worldwide on management-related issues. His philanthropic efforts include the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Pan-Mass Challenge for cancer research.
Wayne attended St. Anselm College in Manchester, N.H.
With over 25 years of international experience, Ash brings a global perspective to executive search and has successfully completed high-level searches for public, for-profit, nonprofit, and private companies across the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region.
For clients of Robert Half, Ash has successfully built senior executive leadership teams, including placing C-suite executives for roles such as CEO, president, CFO, COO, CIO, CISO, CHRO, chief development officer, chief clinical officer, vice president and director.
Ash is a supporter and mentor for students at the Bayes Business School at City, University of London, as well as a regular contributor of articles to renowned media publications. Additionally, Ash helps raise funds for the Parkinson’s Foundation, American Diabetes Association, and the Leukemia Lymphoma Society.
Ash has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Bayes Business School at City, University of London; a postgraduate diploma from the Chartered Institute of Marketing in the United Kingdom; and a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering.
Leigh is a seasoned executive and trusted talent advisor with over two decades of experience in retained search engagements across a wide range of industries and functional areas. She partners with a diverse client base that includes Fortune 500 firms and small and medium-sized public and private companies, as well as private equity and venture-backed companies. She has additional expertise with founder-driven and family-owned entities, advising owners, CEOs, and investors through times of ownership, generational or leadership shifts.
Leigh assists her clients in finding the very best talent for the C-suite and leadership teams in finance, accounting, legal, operations, technology, human resources, sales and marketing. Her expertise spans across a variety of industry sectors, including manufacturing, healthcare and life sciences, retail and e-commerce, entertainment, hospitality, information technology, and professional services. She is distinguished by her successful track record and network. Her approach combines the strategic power of data, a finely tuned ability to understand the client’s organization and the ability to identify high-caliber leaders who fit the culture.
Leigh has been involved with numerous organizations, charities and alumni groups, including the American Cancer Society, the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. She is an active supporter of her community and spends time mentoring and teaching disadvantaged youth. As an animal lover, Leigh is also a member of the ASPCA and volunteers at the Anti-Cruelty Society.
Leigh attended Illinois State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and mass communications.
As Group Managing Director based in our Midtown office, Keith oversees the executive search portfolio in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut tri-state area.
Keith brings over 26 years of industry experience plus a deep network of contacts and relationships to help his clients successfully secure top executives and senior leaders to expand and develop their teams. His expertise extends across a broad range of industry sectors, including private equity/venture capital, SaaS, tech, startups, consumer packaged goods, retail, luxury brands, hospitality, media/advertising, entertainment, real estate and nonprofit.
Keith began his Robert Half career in 1997 as Director of Permanent Placement Services in the finance and accounting practice. Before joining our executive search team, he was Senior Vice President of the New York branch, where his results-focused approach and expertise in expanding revenue targets and internal teams earned him an exceptional reputation among clients and peers.
His personal and professional accomplishments include earning several of Robert Half’s most prestigious awards for business growth and outstanding leadership, including multiple Chainman’s Club awards, and the Diamond Club Milestone, and he’s a member of the Robert Half Hall of Fame. Keith holds a bachelor’s degree from The State University of New York at Plattsburgh.
Bryenne Libby is the Director of U.S. Research Operations for Robert Half’s retained executive search service. She provides research and market intelligence across a wide range of industry sectors for both our national and global offices.
Since her start at Robert Half back in 2013, Bryenne has made a substantial impact in department operations, team training and development — all while implementing targeted research and data mining strategies that have proved essential in helping Robert Half maintain a competitive advantage with clients and candidates.
A summa cum laude graduate in communications and dance at Roger Williams University, Bryenne regularly participates in events for the Wakefield Alliance Against Violence, as well as the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. She also works with Relay for Life events and teaches dance for local community youth programs.
As a member of the founding team for Robert Half Executive Search, Ashley has been a strategic resource for her clients helping to identify, recruit and place successful senior executives across diverse industries and functional areas.
Ashley began her career with Robert Half Executive Search in 2007 as the first Senior Associate dedicated to candidate development. Since then, she’s been instrumental in growing the Executive Search division and is considered to be an expert in full lifecycle recruiting.
Prior to Robert Half Executive Search, Ashley worked with a boutique executive search firm where she was a Senior Executive Recruiter specializing in financial services with clients from top-tier and regional investment banks, as well as private equity funds and hedge funds.
Ashley is an active member of multiple philanthropic organizations, a nutrition educator to non-profit organizations, and a member of several boards including the Board of Trustees and the Long-Range Planning Advisory Committee for Marymount California University.
Ashley is a graduate of New York University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors.
Scott Foley is a Senior Managing Director with Robert Half Executive Search who specializes in finding top-tier leaders for financial services, medical device manufacturers, law firms, cutting-edge technology firms and diverse manufacturing clients.
Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Scott has more than 18 years of leadership, search and placement experience. Before joining Robert Half he held several key positions including Vice President at both Doherty Career Solutions and Venteon Financial, a Partner at LGC Associates LLC, and Regional Vice President at Ajilon.
Scott is actively involved with youth athletics in his community and serves on the Lakeville Hockey Association board of directors.
Scott graduated from the University of Minnesota, Duluth with a bachelor’s degree in marketing.
Ryan Harmon is a Senior Managing Director for Robert Half Executive Search who focuses on finding executive leadership candidates for global companies in industries including financial services, private equity portfolio companies, tier-one consulting firms global law firms.
Ryan began his Robert Half career in 2015 as Branch Manager. Before joining Robert Half’s retained executive search service, he was a Director in the Strategic Accounts division where he specialized in the search and placement of marketing, creative and technology talent for his Fortune 500 clients.
Based in Dallas, Texas, Ryan enjoys outdoor activities, including golf. He also volunteers his time to the American Cancer Society and several other charities.
Ryan graduated from the University of Texas, Arlington with a bachelor’s degree in communications. In 2016, he was selected to sit on the Digital Advisory Council for Southern Methodist University’s Digital Accelerator program.
Kevin Kachmarik is a Senior Managing Director with a 20-year track record of delivering talented executive leaders and human capital solutions to mid-market and Fortune 1000 companies in an array of industries, sectors and nonprofit organizations.
He began his career in finance and progressed through sales and regional leadership roles before joining a Chicago-based search, staffing and consulting business where he oversaw multiple divisions during the company’s significant growth and acquisition by private equity. Kevin then co-founded and served as President of a boutique executive search, recruiting and consulting firm until transitioning his business into Robert Half Executive Search.
Kevin enjoys spending time with family, including his wife and two children, and friends. He is an avid sports fan and golfer, a former coach, and a board member for numerous nonprofit and charitable organizations, including Making Life Better.
Kevin earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance and Business Administration from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Katie is a Vice President, Senior Managing Director with Robert Half Executive Search with extensive experience in executive- and senior-level search assignments across the globe. Katie is dedicated to serving clients across various industries, including energy and industrial services, transportation and logistics, manufacturing and consumer, healthcare, education, software and information technology, banking and financial services, government, and nonprofits.
As a strategic resource for her search clients, Katie has extensive experience identifying and securing game-changing leaders. She has helped build senior leadership teams, including placing C-suite executives for roles such as CEO, president, CFO, COO, CIO, CHRO, chief diversity officer, vice president and director. Prior to joining Robert Half, Katie led a full-service executive recruitment firm, specializing in manufacturing, supply chain, industrial and consumer industries.
Katie has been involved with numerous organizations, charities and alumni groups, including the Cancer Research Foundation, Toys for Tots and Canines for Companions.
Katie graduated from the University of Arizona, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish literature and a minor in political science. Katie is fluent in conversational Spanish.
Emily Neill is a Senior Managing Director with Robert Half’s retained executive search service, having held leadership and consulting roles with both for-profit and nonprofit organizations over the span of 30 years.
Emily has an extensive background in placing CEOs, CFOs, executive directors, COOs, CIOs, CMOs, chief business development officers, vice presidents of sales/development and others.
Prior to joining Robert Half Executive Search, Emily was the president of Junior Achievement of Northern New England, a nonprofit focusing on financial literacy for K-12 students. Before that, she held the role of regional vice president of Constellation NewEnergy Inc., a Fortune 150 energy company, which led to a national sales leadership role.
A graduate of Cornell University, Emily is a frequent public speaker, spokeswoman and member of numerous prominent organizations, including the Newton-Wellesley Hospital Board of Advisors (Co-Chair), MGH Corporate Board and the Women’s Network Advisory Board of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.
Victor Neary is a Senior Managing Director with Robert Half Executive Search who brings over 20 years of business and consulting experience to identify C-suite and senior-level leaders to client companies across a range of industries and functional areas.
Victor joined Robert Half in 2005 and was Vice President in Robert Half’s Finance and Accounting permanent placement division in midtown Manhattan for more than 10 years before joining Robert Half Executive Search. Before joining Robert Half, Victor led a boutique business management firm in Manhattan offering services to small- to midsize clients.
Victor is a native of Ireland and an experienced traveler, having visited extensively throughout Africa, Europe, and Central and South America. He is also a general aviation pilot.
Victor graduated from The University of South Africa with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance. and earned his CPA license.
Mark Rahe is a Senior Managing Director at Robert Half Executive Search who brings over 30 years of expertise in successfully placing CEOs, CFOs, VPs, directors and other senior management roles for clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to small, privately held companies.
Mark has a background in public accounting and has worked for a Fortune 500 corporation, mid-market businesses and small startups. He previously served as CEO of both a multifaceted medical practice and a medical device distributor. For 15 years prior to joining Robert Half’s executive search service, Mark owned and managed a search firm with offices in Kansas City and Denver.
Based in Denver, Mark is involved in a variety of local charities and is a member of the scholarship selection committee for the John Lynch Foundation. He has served on the board of directors for an inner-city youth development organization and has coached a variety of youth sports teams for baseball and basketball.
Mark graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in accounting.
Kelly Romboy is a Senior Managing Director with Robert Half’s retained executive search service who brings her consultative approach and over 25 years of experience to help clients identify, assess, and secure executive and leadership talent across all functional areas.
Kelly joined Robert Half’s retained executive search team after serving for more than two decades as vice president of Robert Half’s permanent placement division in Milwaukee, where she successfully placed senior-level talent and built outstanding leadership teams for a wide variety of companies. Previously she was Vice President and Division Director of Robert Half finance and accounting’s permanent placement division and was consistently recognized as a top performer in Wisconsin.
Based in Milwaukee, Kelly is a strong supporter of the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the American Heart Association.
Kelly graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
As a Senior Managing Director of Robert Half Executive Search, Gino has helped organizations of all sizes across of range of industries and functional areas to identify, recruit and place senior leaders and executives for over 20 years.
With his background, Gino brings a unique and broad perspective on executive search, talent acquisition, strategy, process, hiring, retention and workplace culture. Prior to joining Robert Half’s retained executive search team, he was the owner/operator of an executive search and recruitment business, an in-house search executive, and a talent manager with a global human capital firm.
Gino lives in the Seattle area with his family. He is an avid sports fan and has a love of golf and everything outdoors. He is also actively involved in youth sports in his community as a coach and mentor.
Gino earned his Bachelor of Arts in communications from Central Washington University.
Tami Ballis is a Senior Managing Director for Robert Half Executive Search. She brings over 22 years of experience in providing consultative support with the ability to identify senior-level leadership candidates for her clients across a range of industries and functional areas.
Tami takes great pride in her ability to connect with clients and candidates, build relationships, and always be a valued and trusted business partner. She joined Robert Half in 2000 as Branch Manager in the Tucson, Ariz., office and through the years has built a strong local, national and international network. Throughout her career, she has been a great resource for talent and consultative collaboration and has been consistently recognized as an elite top performer.
Tami enjoys spending time with her family, as well as traveling, practicing yoga and hiking. She is an active leader in her community and has a passion for nonprofit organizations where she volunteers her time for events, fundraising and outreach throughout the year.
Tami graduated from California State University, Northridge with a bachelor’s degree in communications.
Christina Bui is a Managing Director with Robert Half’s retained executive search service based in the San Francisco Bay area. She leverages her 30 years of business leadership and strategic networking experience to identify executive leaders and senior-level management professionals for clients across diverse industries including technology, healthcare, engineering, construction, management consulting, and venture capital.
Christina joined Robert Half in 2010 as a director in CFO services, and later served as a vice president in our Client Solutions business until her departure in 2017. Most recently she co-founded and served as managing partner of Kylan Ventures, a premier venture studio, and Chief Revenue Officer at Kranz Consulting, which serves venture capital funds and their portfolio companies, before returning to Robert Half in 2023.
In 2016 and 2017 Christina was named one of the San Francisco Business Times Most Influential Women in Business. She co-chaired the Association for Corporate Growth’s M&A West Coast Conference from 2012 to 2023.
Christina graduated from the University of Virginia with a bachelor’s degree in international relations. She holds a master’s in corporate finance from Johns Hopkins University.
As a Managing Director with Robert Half Executive Search, Kim Davis brings more than 30 years of business development and consultative search experience to her clients. Her customized approach to the engagement process focuses on creating mutually beneficial, thriving relationships for her clients and their leaders.
Kim joined Robert Half’s retained executive search service with a successful history of executing C-level, VP and Director searches across a variety of industries, including financial services (brokerage, capital markets, investment management, trust and banking), insurance and professional services nationwide. Her experience includes founding and operating her own executive search firm as well as serving as in-house search executive for top national and regional firms.
Based in Birmingham, Ala., Kim is actively involved in a variety of local organizations, and has served on several executive diversity councils and participated in multiple mentorship programs. She enjoys spending time with her family as well as doing anything outdoors, especially running and hiking, and listening to music of all genres.
Kim graduated from The University of Alabama, Culverhouse School of Commerce and Business Administration with a bachelor’s in marketing.
William A. Patty is a Managing Director at Robert Half Executive Search in Fairfield County, Connecticut, who leverages his 25 years of industry experience to help build multi-discipline senior executive leadership teams for his national and international clients.
Will’s career has focused on building networks of talented executive leaders across the technology, healthcare, consumer, energy, financial services and industrial sectors. Before joining the Robert Half retained executive search team, he co-founded two separate investment management firms focused on sourcing, evaluating and investing with industry-specialized talent.
Based in Fairfield County, Connecticut Will is married with three children, all of whom enjoy skiing and the outdoors. He volunteers his time as an advisory board member of Goodnation, a technology-driven platform supporting nonprofits by significantly reducing the cost burden of donor acquisition.
Will earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Middlebury College.
Barbara Volz is a Senior Principal Director of Principal Search Execution with Robert Half’s retained executive search service. She brings 15 years of executive search experience across a diverse range of industries, from finance, technology, and sales and marketing to healthcare, legal and human resources.
With a broad depth of experience placing high-impact leaders with U.S. and internationally based businesses, Barbara brings an indispensable level of client and candidate service to Robert Half.
Prior to working in executive search, Barbara worked as a campaign support director for a career management firm in Central Florida and has been an active member of her community, both as a volunteer and board member for prominent local organizations.
Barbara is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science in public administration.
Renea is a Senior Principal with Robert Half Executive Search who has successfully placed executives in CEO, CFO, COO, CTO, CHRO, vice president and director roles with companies throughout the United States and internationally.
Renea joined Robert Half Executive Search in 2018, bringing 20 years of experience in full-cycle recruitment of midlevel executives and a history of managing client relations and developing sales projections, business plans and employee development plans. She has found top leadership talent for public, for-profit, nonprofit and private companies in industries ranging from commercial and residential real estate to retail, manufacturing, finance, accounting and technology.
Based in The Woodlands, Texas, Renea is an active member of the North Houston community, volunteering with numerous community organizations, including Meals on Wheels, Montgomery County Food Bank and Habitat for Humanity.
Renea has a bachelor’s degree in communications with a concentration in public relations from California State University, Sacramento.
Chad Farias is a Senior Principal with Robert Half’s retained executive search service, specializing in senior- and executive-level engagements for organizations of all sizes with a focus on hyper-growth, early-stage, private equity and venture capital-backed companies.
A tenured veteran with Robert Half, he’s held a number of instrumental roles specializing in the identification and vetting of executive leaders and senior-level management professionals.
In his spare time, Chad restores houses, has been an active member of the Greater Boston community and been involved with numerous volunteer organizations and charities, including the Wounded Worriers Project, Junior Achievement and the Pine Street Inn.
Chad studied marketing and economics at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.
As a Principal and Executive Recruiter, Matt McSweeney partners with managing directors and principals in Robert Half’s retained executive search service to place CEOs, board members, CIOs, CTOs, and other senior-level leadership talent in North America, Europe and Asia.
Matt has over 10 years of professional recruiting experience, including more than seven years of identifying and recruiting executive leadership, and has spent much of his career helping clients in the technology and engineering fields. Before joining Robert Half in 2017, Matt was a technical recruiter at a $1.3 billion global professional services firm.
Based in Boston, Matt is involved in the local community and enjoys fishing, golfing and music production.
Matt earned a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University with concentrations in business and computer science.
James Parzynski is a Vice President and Senior Principal with Robert Half Executive Search, based in the St. Petersburg, Fla. office. He specializes in identifying and vetting executive leaders and senior-level functional management professionals in executive, financial and operations management, sales and marketing, technology, healthcare, legal, and human resources.
James joined Robert Half in 2014. Before joining Robert Half’s retained executive search service he was the Vice President and Practice Director for both the Wall Street New York office, and the Tampa, Fla., office, where he managed the accounting and finance divisions. He led the recruiting and business development efforts for finance, accounting and business systems professionals on a project and interim basis. During his tenure as Practice Director, James achieved both a Chairman’s Club and President’s Club Award.
He has worked closely with the New York State Society of CPAs and has been involved with volunteer organizations, including Junior Achievement of New York and Boys & Girls Club of Tampa.
James attended Michigan State University where he studied economics.
Jordan Tway is a Vice President and Senior Principal at Robert Half Executive Search who has vetted and placed high-level, technology-related executives in a broad spectrum of functional leadership roles for more than 10 years.
In a previous role as a Senior Technology Recruiter for Robert Half, Jordan developed a deep understanding of IT industry recruiting needs. Upon joining Robert Half’s retained executive search service in 2019, he has built a solid track record of successful executive placements across technology, operations, marketing, finance and accounting, sales, business development, and other functions.
Jordan is based in the Madison, Wis. area, where he enjoys spending time with his wife, two children and Labrador retriever. He also enjoys playing sports, being outdoors, and hunting and fishing.
Jordan graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a bachelor’s degree in marketing with an emphasis in direct and internet marketing.
Dan Goonin is a Principal with Robert Half Executive Search. Based in St. Petersburg, Fla. He specializes in helping clients in the U.S. and internationally hire C-suite/executives and senior leaders in tax, accounting, finance, human resources, supply chain and marketing roles.
Dan began his career with Robert Half in 2013 as a Staffing Manager with Accountemps. Most recently he was a Division Director at Robert Half Finance & Accounting before transitioning to Robert Half Executive Search. During his career, Dan has placed executives and senior leaders in a variety of industries, including public accounting, financial services, manufacturing, construction, real estate, nonprofit and healthcare.
He is an avid soccer player and had the opportunity to be a 4-year starter for a top Division 1 soccer program while in college. In his free time, Dan enjoys coaching and mentoring youth soccer players and spending time with family and friends.
Dan graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management.