Executive Team

macgregorScott MacGregor, Founder & CEO of SomethingNew, has 20+ years of experience as a top sales performer and VP of Sales & Marketing in the technology industry working for and with Fortune 500/1000 companies. Highlights of his career include:

  • Youngest National Account Manager in the history of Fortune 500 Company, Pitney Bowes
  • By 29 recruited by tech start up as Vice President of Sales and Marketing
  • Finalist for Sales Executive of the Year by the “Oscars for Business”, American Business Awards (2005)
  • Awarded “Dealer of the Year” for Outstanding Sales Organization (2011)
  • Awarded “Outstanding Sales Program” by imageSource Magazine (2012)
  • Advisory Council-Harvard Business Review
  • American Business Award Winner for Innovation (2016, 2017)
  • Chairman of the Board for Elevate New York
  • Board of Advisors for College Collections LLC

Scott founded SomethingNew based on experiencing firsthand the frustrations in recruiting top talent and in being recruited, which led him to build an organization devoted to delivering better results for companies looking to build high performing teams and the candidates they need to accomplish amazing results.

 
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Education:
Cornell University, Johnson School of Management, Certificate in Marketing Strategy
University of Hartford, Bachelor’s degree, Cum laude, full scholarship graduate.

Maegan Kopka

Meg Kopka, Senior Vice President, Recruiting

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Chris Corsaut, Vice President, Recruiting

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Diane Ristau, Vice President, Recruiting

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Joanne Schwartz, Vice President, Recruiting

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Phil Boeding, Vice President, Recruiting

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Kathy Leckey, Vice President, Marketing and Communications

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Haley Rahn, Director of SomethingGood

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Advisory Board

SomethingNew is blessed to be guided by a diverse Advisory Board filled with brilliant business rock stars that provide us unlimited access for vetting business strategies and solving problems.  The board is made up of top CEO’s, successful entrepreneurs, graduates from schools like Harvard, Duke, Yale and Dartmouth, even an Eagle Scout and most importantly overall wonderful people who share our passion and our purpose.

Scott and his team at SomethingNew have created a unique venture that provides maximum benefit for companies and candidates. I consider it a truly holistic approach to recruiting.
Edward Oliver
SomethingNew cares more about what they’re doing than any other recruiter I’ve worked with.
Rich Schulte
Optimal hiring is a complicated endeavor, particularly as it relates to sales and sales leadership. SomethingNew brings rigor and creativity to the search process, ensuring suitability and fit for both the hiring entity, as well for the sales professional seeking a new platform.
Shawn Banerji
Scott MacGregor is an outstanding professional in every respect — his integrity and intelligence inspire complete trust, is highly effective in everything he devotes himself, and has won the respect of those who have been fortunate enough to work with him. He’ll be a great asset to the companies and the Talent that he places with each other.
Mark Gerson
Scott and his team are really changing the game when it comes to recruitment. I’m excited to see SomethingNew’s growth and expansion – which is sure to be swift!
Debora Lehrer
SomethingNew has a strong team led by Scott that offers a unique and refreshing approach providing the highest level of integrity and a systematic data driven process.
Michael Schimmel, S2 Brands, Inc
Mark Gerson
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EDUCATION: Yale University Law School, J.D. and a Bachelor’s degree from Williams College.

Mark Gerson is the Chairman of Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) with approximately 1000 employees in 22 offices globally, which he co-founded in 1998 and of Coverago, which he co-founded in 2008. He is also the Co-Chairman of Thuzio along with Tiki Barber. Mark is the author of two books as well as essays in newspapers and magazines including The New Republic, Reader’s Digest, USA Today, The Weekly Standard and the Wall Street Journal. He is the Chairman of United Hatzalah (the network of first responders that treat victims of pre-hospital trauma in Israel) and the Africa Mission Healthcare Foundation (which supports the work of medical missionaries performing clinical care throughout Africa).
Todd Seniff
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Education: As an undergrad, Todd studied English at the University of Vermont and at Oxford University, England and received his Master's degree in National Strategy and Policy from the Naval War College.

Todd is currently serving at The Pentagon as the Executive Assistant to the Under Secretary of the Navy. He has served as a U.S. Navy SEAL for over 28 years. He has deep executive level experience leading large, complex organizations that specialize in synchronizing globally dispersed teams. Todd has commanded at every level of Special Warfare leading tactical and operational organizations in combat in Iraq, Afghanistan and the high seas, built purpose-driven task forces from scratch as well as served on Navy, Joint, Special Operations and Embassy staffs of every echelon in the Middle East, Southeast Asia and Europe. Todd is very experienced in recruiting individuals of unique and outstanding character in order to build and lead specialized and high-performing teams in uncertain and ambiguous situations.
Shawn Banerji
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Education: Masters from University of Westminster and Bachelors from University of Richmond

Shawn Banerji is the Managing Director, Global Technology Officers Practice at Russell Reynolds Associates, one of the largest executive leadership and search firms worldwide. Shawn is a trusted advisor to clients seeking to navigate the convergence of talent and technology and its implications across all facets of the evolving digital enterprise. His extensive experience extends to business process outsourcing, process improvement, SaaS, digital transformation and shared services. His clients include high growth as well as large corporations, along with extensive work for investors and their portfolio companies. He is a former board member of the Society for Information Management (SIM), an Advisor to Columbia University’s M.A. Technology Program and a contributor to MIT’s Annual CIO Symposium. Prior to joining Russell Reynolds, Shawn held positions at The Landstone Group and Ogilvy & Mather.
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Noah Houghton

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EDUCATION: Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada and holds an HBBA (Honors Bachelor of Business Administration) and also attended the University of Kassel, Germany. Noah is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a certificate in International Trust Management (CITM).

Noah Houghton is the CEO & Co-Founder at Voray. Noah has over 15 years of experience in international finance and entrepreneurial endeavors starting at KPMG and including founding an international investment firm where he is currently a managing director and was CEO & Founder of NOKA Chocolate. Noah has served as Executive Director of Strategic Alliances for YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization) and is a past multi-year board member for EO (Entrepreneur’s Organization). He is also actively involved in several non-profit organizations.
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Ben Thibeault

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EDUCATION: Southern Connecticut State University Bachelor of Science in Sociology. Ben also was a member of the SCSU football team.

Ben Thibeault is currently an Enterprise Sales Leader at LinkedIn helping the largest Enterprise Companies in the world in their quest to understand and maximize the social landscape. During his tenure at LinkedIn Ben has been recognized as a top performer by achieving multiple President’s Club awards as a Sr. Enterprise Account Executive on their Sales Solutions team helping clients to leverage their Sales Navigator tool as well as a Sr. Enterprise Account Executive, Hiring Solutions. In 2012 he was recognized with the #1 Results Award. Prior to joining LinkedIn Ben was a staffing consultant at Unilever and recruiter for Oxford Health Plans.
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Michael Schimmel

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EDUCATION: Indiana University Bachelor’s degree in History, The John Marshall Law School, J.D. where he graduated with honors and Northwestern University LL.M. in taxation.

Michael Schimmel is the CEO & Founder at S2 Brands, Inc. an internet media company operating specialty brands in the sympathy, memory sharing and occasion verticals including eCondolence.com, shiva.com and NJMW.org. Michael is also a shareholder and practicing attorney at Schimmel PA, a boutique business law firm and is a member of the New York Bar, The Florida Bar and The Illinois Bar.
Edward Oliver
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EDUCATION: Duke University – The Fuqua School of Business MBA, Finance and Bachelors in Business Administration from Morehouse College.

Ed Oliver is an Associate Director, Operations at Dataminr, Inc a real-time social media analytics company. His 16 years of experience in the financial services market included positons at Citigroup where he served as a Director, VP/Trader – US Cash Equities, VP/Floor Assistant – NYSE Floor Brokerage, Trader – US Listed Trading.
Debora Lehrer
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Debora Lehrer

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EDUCATION: MBA from Harvard Business School and an undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College.

Debora is the World Baseball Classic Senior Marketing Strategist for Major League Baseball. Prior to joining the MLB, Debora was the Director of Marketing at Thuzio. Thuzio provides businesses and professionals with an all access pass to celebrity talent and influencers through a comprehensive online platform, talent procurement services and event series.
Kay Bradford
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Kay Bradford

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EDUCATION: cum laude graduate of Colorado College, attended Universität Regensburg and Leuphana Universität, Lüneburg, in Germany and also spent a year teaching English at the Instituto Chileno Norteamericano. Kay also holds certifications in Sales Growth from Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University and Hotel Revenue Management from Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration.

Kay Bradford is the Manager of Enrollment & Corporate Partnerships for eCornell. Kay is well versed in Social Media, Marketing and Strategy development and has worked with many organization including TravelShark, TurnerPR and Zenzi where she was a private social media contractor.
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Rich Schulte

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EDUCATION: Yale University Bachelor’s degree in Economics. Rich also was a member of the Yale University football team.

Rich Schulte is the Co-founder of Salesbroom, a company providing human data entry for CRM, and also serves on the Board of Directors for CMED Virtual Staffing. Rich’s extensive background in sales and marketing started at MCI and includes working with several start-ups and taking them through acquisitions – Pingtone Communications where he was Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing, BlueRidge Networks where he was VP of Sales and Tritex where he was VP of Marketing and Business Development as well as Co-founder.
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Michael Stramaglio

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Mike Stramaglio is the President & CEO of MWA Intelligence. Over his nearly 40-year career, Mike has served as president and COO of Hitachi Koki Imaging Solutions, Inc., and held senior management positions with Minolta Corporation and Ricoh Corporation. Under his stewardship, Hitachi earned the prestigious Most Innovative Manufacturer of the Year award for two consecutive years. He was also formerly CEO of Imaging Portals, Inc., and a three-time winner of the Executive of the Year award, presented by Marketing Research Consultants, Inc. Mike is also the recipient of the Kenny Venturi “Spirit of Giving Award”, recipient of the BTA Lifetime Achievement Award, recipient of the M2M Pioneer Award and has lead MWAi to be awarded one of the top 100 innovation companies in America.
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Henry Aery

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EDUCATION: Binghamton University’s School of Management where he received his BS in Accounting.

Henry Aery is currently the People & Operations at Bread Finance. Bread builds powerful financing tools to boost merchant sales. Prior to that Henry joined Ernst & Young’s IT Risk and Assurance group where he had previously interned. As an undergraduate Henry was selected to the Dean’s Mentoring Program, served as an Academic Peer Advisor and was a National Finalist in the PwC xTax Competition (top 5 of 640 teams). His undergraduate experiences also included working as a project manager at reBold Binghamton, management consulting for Manley’s Service Learning Projects, Process Improvement Intern – Finance Operations at GE Capital and accounting intern at American Cruise Lines. Henry is also an Eagle Scout.