PODCAST: FINDING LEADERS WITH SEAN MCSTAY AND ALEX VERDECCHIA
Alex Verdecchia, Principal with McDermott + Bull Executive Search out of the Vancouver office, recently sat down with Sean McStay, Vice President of Sales and Operations at SIGA North America on his podcast, “Becoming a Leader with Sean McStay.” The topic for this podcast was “Finding Leaders” where they discussed Alex’s ongoing journey in the recruiting world, finding the right people for a role, and how hiring has changed since COVID. Take a listen below to hear Alex’s insights and how the world of recruiting is constantly changing.
PODCAST: Finding Leaders w/ Sean McStay + Alex Verdecchia
HOST: Sean McStay
VP Sales + Operations, SIGA North America
Sean McStay is the Vice President of Sales and Operations at SIGA North America. During his 15+ year career in sales, marketing and management he has crafted a strong skillset of using strategic thinking and quality data to create actionable plans. He has a lifelong passion for learning and problem-solving. Sean is very proud to work for SIGA, a swiss family owned company that has a vision of a world of zero energy loss buildings. He helped launch SIGA in Canada as its first Canadian employee and have since moved into a role as Vice President and board member as his team has grown. Becoming a Leader with Sean McStay is a podcast where he talks about leadership, talent development, and business. He brings on industry experts as guests to discuss their stories and how to move to the next steps in their development.
GUEST: Alex Verdecchia
Principal, McDermott + Bull Executive Search
Alex Verdecchia serves as a Principal with McDermott + Bull in the Vancouver office and brings 18+ years of experience in executive search. He has a strong track record of success partnering with client organizations to deliver best-in-class talent in a diverse set of industries and functional areas. At McDermott + Bull, Alex’s practice is focused on post-secondary education, NPOs, healthcare, professional colleges and associations, and municipalities. Early in his career, Alex cut his teeth in a boutique search firm specializing in academic recruitment. Prior to joining McDermott + Bull, Alex served as a Senior Associate for an international search firm where he took on a broader portfolio which included healthcare and life sciences, NPOs, and professional services. He was responsible for the placement of C-Suite and senior leaders originating within Canada and internationally.