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Our mission is to help our clients and candidates navigate their search to connect high achieving talent to opportunities. From the hands on approach of our expert recruiting team to our core values that put both client and candidate needs as our top priority, we create success and always deliver on our promises


As CEO of ROI Search Partners and Partner at BreakthroughROI, Mark focuses on helping clients successfully accomplish their business objectives through their people - Executive and Leadership Recruiting, Executive Coaching, Leadership Development, Team Effectiveness and Alignment of leaders and intact teams.

Mark is a business and community leader with creative and relentless problem solving abilities. He has represented the U.S. Peace Corps in Botswana, and has provided leadership in various civic and business organizations including:
• FOCUS St. Louis: Board and Executive Committee member, Leadership St. Louis Class of ’08-’09, LSL Class Selection Committee, “What’s Right With the Region” Selection Committee
• St. Patrick Center: Board of Trustees
• St. Louis Regional Chamber: Regional Talent Council Committee
• Manly Man Show: Advisory Board Member for a new 30-minute weekly TV and Radio Show coming to Fox Sports Networks and Radio stations across the US in 2016
• Norwood Hills Country Club: Board Nominating Committee
• St. Louis University – John Cook School of Business Boeing Institute of International Business: Advisory Board member, Co-Chair of Recruitment Committee
• Paramount Planning Group, LLC: Board of Advisors
• Junior Achievement – Board Member, Chair of Advancement Committee
• Cancer Support Community – Board Member

He is a graduate of Amherst College, and holds an Executive Masters in International Business degree from St. Louis University. He and his wife, Sara Paynter, are proud parents of Kaitlin and Kennedy.


Marcy has over 12 years of recruiting and HR experience. Because of her prior work with another agency, coupled with significant time in Talent Acquisition with Citi, Edward Jones, Marcy has an exceptional view of both sides of the client/agency perspective. Marcy is passionate about her work and committed to her client’s successes. She is regarded by clients and team members as a highly organized, hard-working professional with the ability to develop and nurture critical internal and external relationships. Marcy holds her Bachelor’s in Science and a MBA


Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant

Jenny has a diverse background in the Accounting/Finance and Marketing arenas. Her intelligence and quick wit quickly endear he to her clients and candidates, enabling Jenny to provide superior results. With a commitment to sourcing and placing superior candidates, Jenny is dedicated to helping clients to build successful teams within their organizations. Embracing the mission statement of ROI Search Partners, she delivers on her promises.


Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant