Meet Our Team

Our team is committed to excellence and our goal is simple: provide outstanding results, strategic counsel, and quality service to both the companies and people with whom we partner.

We are very proud to have an average Associate tenure of 10 years at Foster McKay as it allows us to leverage our loyal, long-standing relationships to provide a competitive edge during the search process.

Our Associates possess a variety of professional backgrounds that include prior experience in corporate finance, public accounting and human resources. By understanding your profession, the job search process, and the most recent market trends, the Associates at Foster McKay are uniquely qualified to offer valuable counsel throughout your career.

Allen Galorenzo

Executive Vice President, Foster McKay

Allen Galorenzo is Foster McKay’s Managing Partner and joined the firm in 1981. In his role, Allen is responsible for setting the strategic course for Foster McKay and overall management of its various business units. With over 30 years of executive search experience and 20 years of group leadership experience, Allen prides himself in growing and maintaining the organization as the best in class executive search firm for career-minded financial professionals and top-tier companies.

Prior to joining Foster McKay, Allen enjoyed a career in accounting with KPMG and Hoffman-LaRoche. He graduated cum laude from Seton Hall University with a BS in Accounting.

In memory of his son, Allen founded The Daniel Galorenzo Foundation – a 501(c)(3) whose mission is to help children with life-challenging illnesses. Thus far, over $750,000 has been raised and gifted, improving the quality of lives of children for over a decade.

Michael A. Marotta

Partner, Foster McKay

Michael, a Partner within the General Practice Group, joined the firm in 1985. His clients range from Fortune 500 companies to small and mid-cap corporations. He has an established track record of making successful placements from mid-level management to executive level leadership in the accounting and finance sector.

Michael recognizes the importance of listening carefully to the needs and goals of both clients and candidates. His success is based on his keen ability to partner with his corporate clients while understanding and respecting the unique capabilities of each candidate he has the privilege to represent. This twofold approach to the corporate search process has resulted in a sensitive and highly effective recruiting strategy for over thirty years.

Michael’s approach is rooted in the belief that his practice is as much an art as it is a science. The key to his success has been the trusting relationships that he has nurtured over the course of his entire career.

Michael graduated from Montclair State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, focusing on Industrial Psychology. He resides in Chatham New Jersey with his wife and three boys.

Michael Keown

Vice President, Foster McKay

Michael leads Foster McKay’s general practice group and is responsible for overall group strategy; the training, developing, and mentoring of new employees; and managing a highly productive, full-cycle recruitment desk. He has more than a decade of experience helping people manage their careers and achieve their goals, as well as partnering closely with clients to communicate their message to the market in order to attract top talent to their organizations.

Michael prides himself in his integrity, ability to listen, and ability to serve as a valuable resource to both individuals and companies alike. He has developed a reputation for fully understanding his clients’ needs from a functional and cultural level. He employs a consultative approach with those he partners with and truly cares about finding the best fit for everyone involved.

Outside of work, Michael is involved in a variety of community and cultural organizations. He enjoys athletics, US history, and most importantly, spending time with his family.

Kate Donato

Senior Associate, Foster McKay

Kate is passionate about the executive search business and prides herself in her ability to truly understand the goals of both her candidates and clients. She began her career with the PricewaterhouseCoopers Assurance Services practice, primarily serving clients in the Pharmaceutical and CPG sectors. Kate also spent time in Financial Reporting with a leading Insurance organization.

Kate’s approach to developing relationships with her clients and candidates has been influenced by her experiences working with recruiters as an accounting professional herself. Whether speaking to a first time candidate or assisting a client with a critical business need, Kate’s primary goal is always establishing a long term relationship and helping both parties involved achieving the best fit possible.

Kate is a graduate of Coastal Carolina University and is an avid golfer.

Greg Hart

Senior Associate, Foster McKay

Greg is a dedicated talent management professional with a diverse career in both executive search and corporate recruitment.

He began his career with a national recruitment firm matching high-caliber professionals with Fortune 1000 companies nationwide and successfully opened an office for the firm in Kansas City, MO. He then transitioned to a career in corporate Talent Acquisition and progressed through increasingly challenging positions with Michael Kors and Equinox Fitness.

Greg enjoys advancing the careers of talented, career-minded individuals as they add real value to the organizations they join. He has placed candidates across various industries including the Technology, Pharmaceutical, Retail, CPG, Manufacturing, and Banking sectors.

Greg graduated from Bucknell University with a BS in Economics and was a starting Division I wrestler. Outside of his career, Greg enjoys traveling, cooking, and coaching.

Abhi Mavani

Associate, Foster McKay

Abhi is a former accountant who has a passion for the recruitment business and truly values the many relationships he has cultivated along the way. He is a Rutgers Business School Alumni who graduated with Honors with degrees in Accounting & Finance. Prior to working at Foster McKay, Abhi worked in accounting and tax in the private retail and consumer products goods industry. Abhi’s background in Accounting & Finance brings great value to his candidates. It is reflected in the consultative approach he is able to use with the people he partners with.

Anthony Carrea

Associate, Foster McKay

Anthony comes from a unique background graduating from Seton Hall University with a Communications degree and working at television networks such as ABC and CBS Sports where he had the opportunity to interview professional athletes. Wanting a more steady lifestyle he then transitioned over to banking spending three years at J.P. Morgan and a brief time at Investors Bank.

Passionate about helping people and building relationships Anthony found a home at Foster McKay where he can best utilize his natural skills of communication while making positive impacts on people’s lives. He prides himself on building long term relationships with his clients so he can be a trusted resource providing market info and guidance throughout their careers. Anthony’s effort to get to know his candidates allows him to find roles that are great fits for their personality as well as career.

For leisure Anthony enjoys spending time with friends and family, watching sports, snowboarding, hiking, and golfing.

Jenn Hall

Recruiter, Foster McKay

Jenn received her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources Management from Alvernia University, and will be awarded a Master of Science degree in Management from The College of Saint Elizabeth next year.

Jenn began her career with a direct marketing company and was responsible for recruiting, onboarding and training.  Upon joining Foster McKay, she led the internal recruiting team which was responsible for recruiting and hiring professionals for the firm’s executive search practice.  After a successful stint in this role, Jenn transitioned into the executive search practice herself.  She is passionate about advising accounting and finance professionals at critical stages in their careers, offering compelling opportunities with outstanding company clients of the firm.

In her free time, Jenn enjoys attending food truck events, taking her dog to the park, and painting.

Giovanni Ramos

Associate, Foster McKay

Giovanni is a former transfer pricing professional with 10 years of experience in both the private and public accounting sectors.  Prior to joining Foster McKay, Giovanni was a transfer pricing associate for a global public accounting firm, providing consultative services to Fortune 500 clients.  His career also includes experience as a tax technology product manager for a leading Software as a Service provider.

Seeking a more people-centric career, Giovanni joined the executive search industry, first at a national search firm.  Realizing he enjoys the intimate nature of a boutique firm, he joined Foster McKay to further establish his recruiting career.  Giovanni is passionate about assisting talented professionals in the advancement of their careers.  His experience working with recruiters as a tax professional has helped shaped his relationship-driven approach in connecting the right candidate with the right opportunity.

Giovanni is a graduate of Rider University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.

Lee Warner

Director of Business Development, Interim Solutions

Lee is the Director of Business Development in our Interim Solutions practice which conducts a broad array of contract assignments for its clients, ranging from traditional corporate accounting and finance positions to managerial and executive level positions.

Previously, Lee conducted business development at another staffing firm for nearly 9 years. With a deep knowledge of the field and strong relationship building skills, he has found success attracting esteemed clients in various industries.

Lee graduated from Hofstra University and spent his first few years working in the television industry. He switched paths in 1997 and has been with Foster McKay since 2006.

Nicole Jacoby

Director of Recruiting,
Interim Solutions

Nicole Jacoby joined Foster McKay in 2009 and leads the recruiting function of our Interim Solutions division — identifying Finance, Accounting, and Tax professionals for consulting opportunities in the New York metro area. Since joining the firm, Nicole has been instrumental in growing the division, establishing policies and procedures, and training new recruiting Associates.

Prior to joining Foster McKay, Nicole spent over 12 years at Kforce, rising to Director of their Finance & Accounting Flexible Staffing. She graduated from Hofstra University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications.