Steve Sadaka

Chairman & CEO

A Message From Our CEO

Steven Douglas Associates was founded in 1984 with the vision of becoming the premier boutique search firm in the country. Over the years, the firm expanded the scope of services to include project-based professional services, but the one thing never changed was our commitment to quality service.

Whether we are conducting an executive search or providing a resource for a critical project, our proven ability to identify, recruit and assess talent drives our success. As such, it is imperative that our own team includes seasoned professionals with a deep understanding of specialized industries and disciplines, highly developed relationship-building skills and consultative techniques that deliver results.

We are very proud of the outstanding team of professionals that we have assembled. As you will see in this section, our team is comprised of highly accomplished financial, human resources, sales and marketing and recruiting executives. Our associates are recognized for their know-how and unparalleled service to both client and candidates.

Steven Sadaka

Chairman & CEO

Since founding Steven Douglas Associates in 1984, Mr. Sadaka has built the firm into one of the largest boutique search and project-based professional services firms in the country.

Mr. Sadaka has a reputation in the industry for delivering top quality service to his clients.

Steve heads up the Wealth Management practice that serves clients in Investment Management, Private Banking, Multi-Family Offices, Family Offices and Foundations and Endowments.

A graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in Accounting, Steve began his career in the audit practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Miami. He is a non-practicing CPA.

Mr. Sadaka is involved with numerous charities in South Florida. He was on the board of Kids In Distress for 7 years. He led the initiative and raised $100,000 the past year for the Jason Taylor Foundation Reading Room. He and his wife have endowed a lifetime scholarship for the University of Florida, is a contributor to Broward Partnership for the Homeless and a major donor to his religious organization.

He and his wife Lori have two beautiful daughters, Megan and Jordan, both who have attended the University of Florida.

Steven Sadaka is the designer of the Talent Acquisition Solution™, a unique process that accurately matches the true requirements of a client with the marketplace and ensures an efficient timetable in attracting the right talent. Learn More

phone: 954 385-8595 email: SSadaka@stevendouglas.com

  • Isaac Menda
    Vice President- Investment Management Search/Recruitment
    South Florida
  • Chris Bezick
    Vice President, Executive Search
    South Florida
  • Juan Pablo Moreno
    Vice President, Latin America Search
    South Florida
  • Julie Zorn
    Vice President, Financial Services Search
    Chicago
  • Mia Rottman
    Director of Human Resources and Associate Relations
    South Florida
  • Kari Benson
    Director of Client Service – Project Resources
    South Florida
  • Dana Rabinowitz
    Director of Finance and Accounting Search
    South Florida
  • Alan Synkowicz
    Director of Finance and Accounting Search
    South Florida
  • Kerin Mickenberg
    Director of Finance and Accounting Search
    South Florida
  • Paul Smith
    Director of Finance and Accounting Search
    South Florida
  • Jennifer Cobaugh
    Director of Client Service – Technology Consulting
    South Florida
  • Lisa Hammer
    Director of Sales, Marketing and Operations Search
    South Florida
  • Eamon Reilly
    Director of Client Services – Project Resources
    New York
  • Matt Johnson
    Director -Information Technology Search
    South Florida
  • Scott Platoff
    Director - Life Sciences Search
    South Florida
  • Frank Pecora
    Director of Recruiting
    New York
  • Michael Cappiello
    Director of Client Services – Technology
    South Florida
  • Jamie Javorsky
    Director of Client Services – Technology Consulting
    South Florida
  • John Sabo
    Director of Recruiting – Technology Staffing & Consulting
    South Florida
  • Leigh Flanders
    Manager of
    Finance & Accounting Search
    South Florida
  • Jaime B. Milner
    Manager of Wealth Management Search
    South Florida
  • Amanda Gisler
    Manager of Recruiting – Sales, Marketing & Operations
    South Florida
  • Shaunna Kelley
    Recruiting Manager of Project Resources
    South Florida
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