Vice President - Executive Search
Jill Pantano, Vice President of Executive Search at StevenDouglas, brings recruiting expertise coupled with a strong background in retail merchandising leadership. Since her career began in 1999, Jill has made a significant impact in the industry and emerged as a respected figure in executive search. Her commitment to excellence is evident in her notable business accomplishments, particularly as a close recruiting partner to Amazon for the last 14 years, where she has successfully placed senior leaders across various departments.
Specializing in Global Executive Search, Industry Mapping, and Leadership Development, Jill's approach to relationship-building is rooted in active listening, a quality she believes sets her apart in the field. She emphasizes the importance of understanding clients' needs to provide tailored solutions. Her problem-solving and decision-making skills reflect a thoughtful and strategic approach, ensuring optimal outcomes for both clients and candidates.
Jill's career highlights include leadership roles at Brooks Brothers and founding the Retail Practice at Hawthorne Search. Recognized for her deep understanding of the retail sector, she is a trusted expert for Fortune 100 companies seeking top-tier talent. Jill Pantano earned her Bachelor's degree from New York University, rounding out her comprehensive background and positioning her as a dynamic leader in the executive search industry.