About Us

Always Moving Forward

For over 30 years, Sharp Decisions has provided award-winning strategic business and technology consulting solutions to corporations and government agencies around the globe.

Using our diverse multidisciplinary team approach and industry expertise, we have solved challenges and fueled progress for hundreds of organizations both large and small. We follow our core values of strength, integrity, and innovation to deliver value, implement powerful solutions, and transform businesses.

Our Mission

Sharp Decisions began with a mission to help businesses overcome their most pressing challenges. Three decades later, we remain committed to delivering our clients and partners exceptional results with a level of integrity, strength, passion, and expertise you can’t find anywhere else. Through initiatives such as our V.E.T.S.™ program, we strive to find the right fit between people and technology, providing our clients with highly-skilled talent to transform their operations.

Award-Winning Service & Expertise

Sharp Decision is recognized internationally for the quality of our workplace culture and service.

Top 5

Ranked in the Top 5 of DiversityBusiness.com’s ‘Top 50 Women-Owned Business in New York’ six consecutive years

Top 20

Ranked in the Top 20 of DiversityBusiness.com’s ‘Top 100 Diversity-Owned Business in New York’ six consecutive years

Top 50

Ranked in the Top 50 of DiversityBusiness.com’s ‘Top 500 Women-Owned Businesses in the U.S.’ six consecutive years

Award Winning

Executives’ Association of New York City Deals of Distinction Award Winner in the category of Technology, Large Business

Girl Scouts Award

Girl Scouts of Greater New York Woman of Distinction Award Recipient

Premier Partner

Two-time recipient of American Honda Motor Company’s ‘Premier Partner Award’

SmartCEO award

Two-time SmartCEO Corporate Culture Award Recipient

Meet the Leadership Team

Meet the Sales Leadership Team

Erin Sterkel

Sr. Account Executive

Erin Sterkel is a Senior Account Executive with over 15 years of industry experience. She has a strong focus serving the enterprise healthcare domain and supporting her clients with exceptional talent within big data, cloud engineering, and analytics disciplines. Erin develops strategic partnerships with her clients to expand their workforce and meet critical deliverables. In her free time, she enjoys fishing and hiking with her family. You can find Erin on LinkedIn here.

Jennifer Sibilla

Director of Client Solutions

Jennifer Sibilla is the Director of Client Solutions, servicing clients across the country with an emphasis on IT solutions, growing new business partnerships, and strengthening her existing client relationships. Her blend of acumen and technical aptitude make her an idea partner to deliver both small- and large-scale technology projects. Jennifer is focused on meeting and exceeding client goals and supporting evolving talent needs. She loves taking on new challenges, whether that be in her fitness practice, game night with friends, or playing backgammon with her husband daily. You can find Jennifer on LinkedIn here.   You can find Jennifer on LinkedIn here.

Gordon Avary 

Account Executive

Gordon Avary is an Account Executive at Sharp Decisions. Gordon works alongside many Fortune 1000 clients, assisting them in staffing and hiring top performing talent within their industries. He has won numerous awards for his expertise including the Star Award and Top Salesperson Award at InfoVision, where he was employed for 18 years. In his free time, Gordon likes to fish, camp, and spend time with his family. You can find Gordon on LinkedIn here.

David Derway

IT Strategic Account Executive

David Derway is an IT Strategic Account Executive with over twenty years of experience and a demonstrated history of working with enterprise and mid-market accounts within the IT Staffing and Services Industry. In David’s work, he helps clients attain milestones and deliver projects on-time and below budget. He is skilled in management, sourcing, and consulting with a focus in business development with C-level management within enterprise accounts. In his free time, David enjoys boating off the shores of Long Island, NY. You can find David on LinkedIn here. You can find David on LinkedIn here.

Edward McCann

Managing Director

Edward McCann is the Managing Director at Sharp Decisions. Joining Sharp Decisions in 2008, Edward assists companies by delivering strategic Technology and Operations Solutions. In his work, he is focused on business development, client engagement and solution delivery. In his free time, Edward enjoys golfing.

Ross Butterfield

Director of Strategic Alliances

Ross Butterfield is the Director of Strategic Alliances at Sharp Decisions. Ross joined Sharp Decisions to help his clients build Information Technology teams, establish the DFW branch and create strategic Veteran alliances in the southern region. He is skilled in strategic IT consulting, business development, account management, and IT recruiting. You can find him enjoying Dallas Cowboys, Stars, Rangers, and Mavericks in his free time. You can find Ross on LinkedIn here.

Meet the Talent Acquisition Leadership Team

Rand Robbins

Relationship Manager, Talent Acquisition

Rand Robbins is a Talent Acquisition and Relationship Manager with over 25 years of industry experience. His expertise is in building relationships with our business development executives as well as our clients across fintech, healthcare, and other industries. Rand develops talent acquisition strategies that provide pipelines of exceptional talent for our clients. He is committed to a five-star candidate experience built on extensive and honest feedback and communication. In his spare time, Rand loves to spend time with his family and is committed to multiple charity organizations geared towards underprivileged children. You can find Rand on LinkedIn here.

Kevin Jansen

Sr. Talent Acquisition / Relationship Manager

Kevin Jansen is a Senior Talent Acquisition and Relationship Manager with over seven years of recruiting experience ranging from top FinTech’s to agencies specializing in finance. Kevin develops strategies to help top technical talent achieve their career goals and exceed client expectations and deliverables. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family. You can find Kevin on LinkedIn here. You can find Kevin on LinkedIn here.

Debra Gioeli

Recruiting Manager

Debra Gioeli is a Recruiting Manager with over ten years of experience in the recruiting field. Debra trains and manages a team of recruiters focused on sourcing, screening, selecting, and retaining top talent for clients of Sharp Decisions. In her free time, Debra enjoys playing Sudoku and other puzzles. You can find Debra on LinkedIn here.

Shalini Dixit

Lead Tech Recruiter

Shalini Dixit is a Lead Tech Recruiter with over 18 years of experience at Sharp Decisions working with FinTech industry clients. As a highly skilled technical recruiter, Shalini sources, vets, and places niche, in-demand professionals on a nationwide scale for Sharp Decisions’ vast clientele base. In her free time, Shalini enjoys cooking for and entertaining her friends and family. You can find Shalini on LinkedIn here.

Eric Wegfahrt

Director of Northeast Recruiting

Eric Wegfahrt is the Director of Northeast Recruiting for Sharp Decisions. With over 25 years of IT recruiting expertise, Eric helps IT professionals and client hiring managers find each other to achieve their goals. In his free time, Eric enjoys making music and riding his motorcycle. You can find Eric on LinkedIn here.

Tim Kraner

Senior Technical Recruiter

Tim Kraner is a Senior Technical Recruiter with over seven years of industry experience. Tim helps clients in the Healthcare industry scale and grow their businesses through recruiting best practices. He works closely with both client and candidate relations to ensure all business and personal needs are met throughout the recruiting lifecycle. In his free time, he enjoys playing sports and spending time at the beach. You can find Tim on LinkedIn here.

Kevin Frederick

Senior Recruiter, Dallas

Kevin Frederick is a Senior Recruiter for Sharp Decisions with over 20 years of experience in the DFW market. Kevin sources, screens, and places desirable, qualified technical candidates for clients of Sharp Decisions. He is always seeking to provide the highest level of quality for our clients. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family. You can find Kevin on LinkedIn here. You can find Kevin on LinkedIn here.

Jamey Levin

Recruiting / Account Manager

Jamey Levin is a Recruiting and Account Manager with over 20 years of experience working at Sharp Decisions. He provides clients of Sharp Decisions with strategic staffing support and account management. Jamey prides himself on his ability to source “Best in Class”  IT resources that go beyond the technical requirements and possess soft skills to adapt to a variety of corporate environments. In his free time, he enjoys raising his two children. You can find Jamey on LinkedIn here.

Richard Harry

Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

Richard Harry is a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist at Sharp Decisions. In his work, he helps private enterprises recruit and staff cybersecurity and defense professionals, securing network defenses. In his free time, Richard instructs mixed martial arts to refugee youths and teens. You can find Richard on LinkedIn here.

Fari Sawal

Senior IT Recruiter

Fari Sawal is a Senior IT Recruiter at Sharp Decisions with over 12 years of industry experience. Fari sources and matches top IT talent to clients in the Manufacturing, Financial, Healthcare, Software, and Consulting industries. Working closely with the business development team as well as customers, Fari aims to provide the best service possible. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, cooking, and hosting friends and family. You can find Fari on LinkedIn here.

Todd Talbert

Senior Technical Recruiter

Todd Talbert is a Senior Technical Recruiter at Sharp Decisions with expertise in all aspects of Human Resources and IT recruiting, including management, recruitment strategy, staffing, compensation, and benefits. Todd has demonstrated history of leadership experience in direct sourcing, internet sourcing methodologies, succession planning, account management, and team building. He performs employee orientations, explaining company benefits, payroll, and billing practices on all W2 and salaried employees. You can find Todd on LinkedIn here.

Meet the Finance Team

Susan Thiel


Susan Thiel is the Controller responsible for all of the accounting functions at Sharp Decisions. She has worked for Sharp Decisions for over 20 years overseeing safe handling of all accounting duties within the company. In her free time, Susan enjoys live music and walking on the beach. You can find Susan on LinkedIn here.

Fabio Delannoy

Accounting Specialist

Fabio Delannoy is an Accounting Specialist at Sharp Decisions. Fabio is responsible for invoicing clients and ensuring the billing process runs smoothly and efficiently. In his previous role he was an Accounts Payable Specialist in property management. In his free time, Fabio enjoys trying out new recipes. You can find Susan on Fabio here.

Ella Shteyn

Accounting Manager

Ella Shteyn is an Accounting Manager at Sharp Decisions with over 16 years of experience at the company. She assists the Controller at Sharp Decisions by providing monthly preparation and analysis of financial statements. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors – from backyard fire pits to snorkeling in the ocean.

Meet the Support Team

Karina Mendoza

Account Management, Recruitment & Client Support

Karina Mendoza has nearly two decades of experience providing support to account managers, recruiters, and clients throughout her career and 11 years of experience at Sharp Decisions. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family. You can find Karina on LinkedIn here.

Sarah Krist

Regional Administration Manager

Sarah Krist is a Regional Administrator Manager at Sharp Decisions. Sarah assists the recruiting and sales teams at Sharp Decisions with onboarding and hiring processes. In her free time, she enjoys watching her children’s sports and activities. You can find Sarah on LinkedIn here.

Laura O’Loughlin

Office Manager

Laura O’Loughlin is the Office Manager at Sharp Decisions. She is responsible for ensuring everything in the office runs smoothly. Laura is responsible for the lifecycle of candidates – from onboarding new hires to their termination or end of assignment. She facilitates all communication to internal departments and their assigned clients. In her free time, she enjoys nature and spending time with her bull terrier puppy. You can find Laura on LinkedIn here.

Anne Hansen

Director of Human Resources

Anne Hansen is the Director of Human Resources at Sharp Decisions. Since 2007, Anne has administered our benefits programs so that employees understand their choices, especially the complex world of medical benefits, to ensure the best coverage for them and their families. In addition, she oversees employee relations to ensure employees understand their rights and obligations. In her free time, Anne enjoys nature, exercise, and long walks. You can find Anne on LinkedIn here.