October 29, 2010 – Stephen James Associates (SJA), a division Allegis Group, has appointed Natalie Pacifico to its executive banking and financial services group. Ms. Pacifico will focus on the Greater Philadelphia area and will be responsible for performing executive search in banking and financial services at the mid to senior executive level for the firm's banking practice. Ms. Pacifico previously spent five years at SEI Investments. In her most recent role at SEI, she was in the private banking market unit. “Our banking group has made a key hire for our Philly expansion efforts in bringing on Natalie Pacifico. Her knowledge of the industry, the market, and the players will certainly allow her to make an immediate impact to our team and for our clients,” said Carlos J. Arboleda, executive director for the banking and financial services group at SJA. “This is an exciting time for our firm, and every new strategic addition to our team will allow us to further our efforts and deliver on the client driven demand that we are facing.” Founded in 1983, Allegis Group is a $5.7 billion privately held company with 260 offices across the globe and is a privately held recruiting firm. SJA provides professional, managerial, and executive recruitment and talent acquisition for contingent and retained engagements for permanent placement or interim/project assignments.