Our mission is to add positive value at every touchpoint to the lives of everyone with whom we interact; including clients, candidates, our communities, our families and each other.  Our vision is to be viewed as a best-in-class human capital service organization who our client companies, individuals and our communities will partner with for many years.

We strive to change the trajectory for both our client companies and candidates through outstanding search experiences. From the hands-on approach of our expert recruiting team, to our core values that make client and candidate needs our top priority, we create success by connecting high-achieving talent to opportunities.

Mark Grieman – CEO

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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, and Team Effectiveness.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 Chair, Leadership St. Louis Class of ’08-’09, LSL Class Selection Committee, “What’s Right With the Region” Selection Committee
  • Duo: Board Member, Strategy Committee
  • St. Patrick Center: Board of Trustees
  • St. Louis Regional Chamber: Regional Talent Council Committee
  • 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

Mark is a graduate of Amherst College and holds an executive master’s degree in international business from St. Louis University. He and his wife, Sara Paynter, are proud parents of Kaitlin and Kennedy.  Contact Mark at (314) 302-0440 or Mark@roisearchpartners.com.

Marcy Whelan – Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

ROI Search Partners HeadshotMarcy has more than 15 years of recruiting and HR experience. Her prior experience with another agency, coupled with significant time in talent acquisition with Citi and Edward Jones, gives Marcy an exceptional understanding of employment from the client and agency perspectives. Marcy is passionate about her work and committed to her clients’ success. She is regarded by clients and team members as a highly organized, hardworking professional with the ability to develop and nurture critical internal and external relationships.  Contact Marcy at (314) 346-2001 or Marcy@roisearchpartners.com.

Jenny Rogers – Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

ROI Search Partners HeadshotJenny has a diverse background in Accounting/Finance and Marketing. Her intelligence and quick wit quickly endear her 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 build successful teams within their organizations.  Contact Jenny at (636) 248-3747 or Jenny@roisearchpartners.com.

 Julie Whitehead – Talent Strategist

Julie is a Talent Strategist with a passion for finding the right candidate for each role. For more than 10 years she has partnered with companies and candidates for mutual benefit, and she enjoys helping people achieve their career goals. Julie’s sales and financial services experience with Edward Jones, Citi and Scottrade has given her a great foundation for seeking out and finding the right candidates for hard-to-fill roles.  She is excited about working with the ROI team and helping clients build out their teams with outstanding talent. Contact Julie at (314) 363-3631 or Julie@roisearchpartners.com.

Kristen Rogers – Operations Specialist

Kristen Rogers holds a Bachelors of Science in accounting from the University of Missouri at St. Louis. Working in the financial industry for nearly 10 years, Kristen began her career at First Bank as a part-time teller, working her way up to branch manager.  Shifting gears, Kristen stepped away from the financial industry to be a stay at home mom for a few years. Now, enjoying the best of both worlds and balancing career and family, Kristen is ROI’s Operations Specialist, with responsibilities including bookkeeping, processing payrolls, managing invoices, and compiling financial reports. Contact Kristen at (636) 293-2546 or Kristen@roisearchpartners.com.