March 10, 2016 – Fort Lauderdale-based executive search firm Steven Douglas Associates has opened a new office in Baltimore. Managing director Matthew Beck has transferred from its Florida office to lead the new location.
In his new role, Mr. Beck will continue leading the firm’s national sales, marketing and operations executive search practice as well as launching a local finance and accounting practice in Baltimore.
“The opening of Steven Douglas Associate’s Baltimore office is a natural outgrowth of the strong customer and partner base we already enjoy in the Mid-Atlantic and up and down the East Coast,” said president Matt Shore. “Under Beck’s leadership, we are well positioned to grow our impact in the region by investing in long-term customer relationships in the region.”
Mr. Beck has been with Steven Douglas for over four years and has been instrumental in the firm’s growth. He has a track record of delivering mid management to executive level talent to various organizations, including small concerns to Fortune 500 companies throughout South Florida.
Previously, he was managing director of the Miami office of The Mergis Group, where he was responsible for day-to-day operations of the division.
The Baltimore metro area ranks 8th in the CBRE Tech Talent Report among 50 U.S. metro areas for high growth and number of tech professionals. Forbes also ranked Baltimore fourth among America’s ‘new tech hot spots.’ The city is home to The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Under Armour, Cordish Company, Legg Mason, McCormick & Company, T. Rowe Price, and Royal Farms, among other leading corporate brands.
Steven Douglas Associates is a boutique search and project-based professional services firms serving emerging and middle-market to Fortune 500 companies throughout the U.S.
The firm is composed of two divisions: a search division focused on placing senior executive level management in accounting/finance, information technology, wealth management, sales, marketing and operations and human resources; and a project resources division that provides clients with senior level professionals on an interim or project basis. Areas of expertise include finance & accounting, information technology, internal audit & compliance, and human resources.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media