Chairman & Founder
In 1984, Mr. Sadaka started StevenDouglas in Miami after gaining experience in Public Accounting and seeing a need for highly qualified talent in the region. Since then, the firm has grown into one of the nation’s leading boutique Executive Search and Interim Resources firms, serving as a recognized leader in identifying and providing access to top talent for clients across various industries and geographies. The firm has expanded from its headquarters in South Florida to include in excess of 20 offices across the U.S., as well as a presence in Latin America and Canada. StevenDouglas has garnered various awards, including being recognized as a Top 25 Executive Search firm by Hunt Scanlon, one of America’s Best Recruiting firms by Forbes, and one of the fastest growing private companies by Inc Magazine for an impressive 5 straight years.
As Founder & Chairman, Steve Sadaka focuses on continuing the firm’s growth strategy and nurturing the company’s great culture and business relationships that he’s cultivated for decades. His commitment to his staff is that they look forward to coming to work every day and make more money than they have ever made. This unique workplace culture and dynamic leadership has produced an environment that is supportive, encouraging and truly cares about others, resulting in one of the highest average employee tenures in the industry.
Mr. Sadaka is on the board of the Jason Taylor Foundation, is a former board member of Kids in Distress, contributes annually to Make-A-Wish and Broward Partnership for the Homeless as well as a major donor to his religious organization. He also endowed a lifetime scholarship fund for his Alma Mater, the University of Florida, where he graduated with a degree in Accounting. Steve began his career in the Audit practice of PriceWaterhouseCoopers and is a non-practicing CPA.