John Fichtner
Managing Partner

Executive search and recruiting professional since 1999.  John has a consistent track record of success with homebuilders located nationwide of all sizes, including public homebuilders to high growth regional and local builders.  John is uniquely aware of candidate motivation, and is passionate about helping clients find the perfect fit for their organization.  John has a network that is second to none and an ability to activate passive candidates, guiding them through all stages of the hiring process from recruitment and assessment to final onboarding.

Some of John’s recent engagements include the CFO for a west coast public homebuilder, Division President for regional private builder in the southeast, Regional President for national builder, and VP of Land Acquisition for a large private builder in the southeast. He has partnered with numerous homebuilders as well as recruitment process consulting assignments with Fortune 500 companies outside of the homebuilding industry define their recruitment process and to build their executive and management teams.

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Medaille College – Summa Cum Laude

Dave Call

Executive search and recruiting professional since 1980, focusing on executive and key leadership and individual contributor roles throughout the United States, and across a wide variety of industries, including FDA-regulated such as medical, food, and agribusiness; electronics and software, general manufacturing, aerospace, automotive, optical, residential home construction, and much more.

Dave’s successes and results have stemmed from his expertise in identifying, engaging and delivering key leaders in operations and division management across numerous industry segments. 

Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Hobart and William Smith College

Dave George

Executive search and recruiting professional since 1995, focusing on executive and key leadership and individual contributor roles throughout the United States, in residential home construction, and in numerous other industries.

Search efforts have been international, national, regional, and local in scope.

Search process begins with a thorough understanding of our client, its culture, the nature of the role, expectations and performance metrics for the person hired, his or her projected career path and development, and the “sell-points” for both the role and the client.  Goal is, every time, to complete the hire with a person not just “checking the boxes” for hard skills, but wholly “buying into the mission” of the opportunity, the team, the department, and the whole overall organization.

Successfully-completed searches have included general managers and C-level executives, plus department heads and key managers focused on:

  • Land Acquisition
  • Land Development
  • CFO
  • Controller
  • Purchasing
  • Supply Chain
  • Logistics
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Information Technology
  • Construction
  • Project Managers

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Earlier career work in software development and program management for military communications.

Volunteer work includes leadership and fundraising positions with youth scholarship programs, Boy Scouts of America, youth sports, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.