Our Story

Since being founded in 2010 with a name/brand change in ‘16, our clients, candidates and community have been at the forefront of everything that we do. We perform very good work for our clients, are proud of the reputation that we have built, and honored by the referrals that continually come our way.

You will quickly learn that we are not your typical recruiting agency – we are humble, hardworking, creative and collaborative. We are committed to the success of our clients and candidates. We are transparent, authentic, and dedicated to improving the lives of everyone we come into contact with and we want you to come back to us again and again!

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Our Values

Do the Right Thing. Always.

  • We are humble, authentic and transparent with clients, candidates and each other.
  • We believe authenticity drives transparency and builds a solid foundation of trust. We value the relationships we have built and are dedicated to making every interaction a meaningful one.

Servant Leaders & Partners

  • Our commitment to clients and candidates is based upon a foundation of Humble Excellence.
  • We develop meaningful long-term relationships. Working in collaboration with our clients as an extension of your team, we seek to understand so that we can deliver the right fit. We are a partner, not a vendor.
  • We are a consultative and culturally curious team who strives to enhance client successes. We recognize that each client and their needs are different, and thus meet you where you are and where you need us.
  • We work together internally as a team to add the most value to our clients and candidates. Our goal is to make a meaningful impact at every touchpoint in your experience.

Community Focused

  • Helping to lift others who are facing challenges is part of our DNA, and a vital part of who we are individually and collectively. We have a duty and responsibility to our community and are honored to serve. It’s a source of pride for our team members.
  • Through our search efforts, our team enhances our community by delivering talented and diverse team members to contribute to the success of local organizations.
  • Our commitment is further demonstrated through support of local non-profits; volunteer involvement on boards, regularly volunteering as a team for 1/2 – 1 day at various non-profits and through our annual pro bono search for a charitable organization nominated by our clients.

Our Team

Mark Grieman

Mark Grieman

Founder

mark@roisearchpartners.com

Marcy Whelan

Marcy Whelan

Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

Marcy@roisearchpartners.com

Jenny Rogers

Jenny Rogers

Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

Jenny@roisearchpartners.com

Julie Whitehead

Julie Whitehead

Talent Strategist

Julie@roisearchpartners.com

Kristen Rogers

Kristen Rogers

Operations Specialist

Kristen@roisearchpartners.com

Mark Grieman

Founder

Marcy Whelan

Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

Jenny Rogers

Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

Julie Whitehead

Talent Strategist

Kristen Rogers

Operations Specialist

Our Mission

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

Founder

Contact Mark at (314) 302-0440

About Mark…

Mark is the Founder of ROI Search Partners. Mark is pretty humble as you may know but he continues to make such a positive difference in people’s lives and he is an amazing connector of people in our community. He is very involved with various civic and business organizations in St. Louis including Duo, St. Louis Area Foodbank & FOCUS St. Louis. Mark holds an Executive Master’s degree in International Business and he focuses on helping clients successfully accomplish their business objectives through their people.  In the workplace, he is passionate about long-term strategy, flexibility, good ole common sense and demonstration of values vs. declaration. These days you will find Mark traveling with Sara to visit their girls at college and enjoying life to its fullest. He loves his family, his dogs, his team, and his community (not necessarily in that order!)

Marcy Whelan

Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

Contact Marcy at (314) 346-2001 

About Marcy…

Marcy is a Senior TA Consultant with us. Who doesn’t know Marcy?!  She’s known for being incredibly positive, responsive, honest, and collaborative. She’s worked both on the employer and agency sides so she really gets it! She takes time to thoroughly understand client and candidates needs. She cares about company culture, employee engagement and leadership effectiveness. Marcy has served on the board for Lewis and Clark Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) for the last several years and she was recently nominated as president-elect for the 2020-2021 board term.  Marcy is a proud boy mom of 3 and she lives in the same subdivision as all of her in-laws, they call it “Whelangate!”  

Jenny Rogers

Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

 Contact Jenny at (636) 248-3747

About Jenny…

Jenny is our Sr. TA Consultant and she has a diverse background in Accounting/Finance and Marketing. Her intelligence and quick wit quickly endear her clients and candidates. She’s passionate about pre-hire talent assessments, building a diverse workforce and candidate experience.  What she loves best about her work is finding the right fit, whether it’s seeing candidates that ‘weren’t necessarily looking’ get excited about new opportunities or hearing from clients who are so happy we found them ‘the one!’ Fun fact about Jenny, she’s officiated a number of wedding ceremonies after getting ordained online! She’s really trying to retire from that gig though. Family time is important to Jenny although she and her husband often ‘force family fun’ or their teenagers/mini-adults.

Julie Whitehead

Talent Strategist

Contact Julie at (314) 363-3631

About Julie…

Julie is our Talent Strategist and she’s all about creative sourcing methods and building relationships with passive candidates to find the right fit for each role. For more than 10 years she has partnered with companies and candidates for mutual benefit, and she enjoys helping others achieve their career goals. Her sales and financial services experience with Edward Jones, Citi and Scottrade has given her a great foundation for finding the right candidates for hard-to-fill roles. Her clients describe her as collaborative, analytical and always up for a challenge!  Julie is also a mom of two and she loves to travel, especially to the beach. She enjoys the countdown to the next trip almost as much as being there. When you talk to her ask her what the current countdown is!

Kristen Rogers

Operations Specialist

Contact Kristen at (636) 293-2546

About Kristen…

Kristen is our Operations Specialist and she’s responsible for all things accounting for us, as well as, payroll processing for clients (did you know we offer that service?!) After working in the financial industry for nearly 10 years, Kristen stepped away to be a stay at home mom. Now, she’s enjoying the best of both worlds and balancing career and family.  She loves that she gets to work from home and be available for her family. Kristen is known for her strong banking and analytical skills, attention to detail, integrity and responsiveness. She says she’s pretty boring, but we think she’s pretty neat! She loves to paint (the house not pictures!) and bake.

ROI in the Community

Helping others is a hallmark of our culture! One way we demonstrate our commitment to our community is through involvement on boards and support of non-profit organizations. Here are just a few of the places you will see us in the community:

 

  • Marcy Whelan – Lewis and Clark SHRM
  • Jenny Rogers – Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation
  • Julie Whitehead – kids’ school!
  • Kama Tate Gregory – Five Acres Animal Shelter, Twin Oaks Christian School, Maryville University Force Women Leading, Forest Park Hat Luncheon Committee
  • Mark Grieman – St. Louis Area Foodbank, HR Executive Network

Client Testimonials

We recognize that each client and their needs are different, I must meet you where you are and where you need us.

“We are thrilled with the addition of our newest team member. Jenny was a pleasure to work with during the process and I enjoyed getting to know her better. She took the time to listen to our needs and stay positive when we needed to ship directions. Jenny went above and beyond to source candidates with the special skills we were seeking and provided us with insight and zero pressure.”

– Christi; VP Human Resources

We recognize that each client and their needs are different, and this meet you where you are and where you need us.

“Marcy and the team worked seamlessly behind the scenes digging up the best talent available. I was highly impressed with all of the final candidates they put forward and I’m excited about the choice we made because the cultural fit and the quality of the hire has been spot on. We already have them working on my next search.”

– Bob; VP Human Resources – Equifax

We work in collaboration with our clients as an extension of your team, we seek to understand so that we can deliver the right fit!

“I recently had the pleasure to work with Jenny at ROI on a position for my team. Because of our organizations growth plans we were looking for strong utility players. I’ve gotten feedback in the past that I’m sometimes asking for too much of a “unicorn.” Jenny was diligent in taking my feedback and sourcing for the right skills, experience and personality to fit in perfectly with my team.”

– Nora; VP Human Resources – Lanter Delivery Systems

We do the right thing. Always.

“Jenny has kept in contact with me the last 4+ years and knows my background/career aspirations well. I respect her for prioritizing the right “fit” over simply making another placement. She has always been a great sounding board and counselor as I navigated each opportunity she’s presented for my consideration. I’d happily recommend her to an organization or individual looking to fill a key role or achieve their next career milestone.”

– Erin; Director, HRIS & HR Operations – Stifel

Couldn't Have Asked for Better...

“I could not have asked for a better experience. Jenny was high energy and on top of it throughout the entire process. She provided quality and timely updates along the way and a detailed synopsis of the interviews that she had with each of the recommended candidates. I greatly appreciated the way she worked the communication between Marygrove and the candidates. By far the best and most customer centric experience that I have had with a search firm. “

– Joe B.; President & CEO, Marygrove

Great Candidates Quickly...

“I felt that Jenny did an excellent job of capturing the job requirements quickly and succinctly. She was able to dive into our local market and came back with candidates that were an exact fit….and in under a week!”

– Lindsey D.; E-commerce Director, Scrubs & Beyond

Impressed All Around...

“I was very impressed with Jenny all around. When I got the initial inquiry, I wasn’t looking to make a move. However, she really did a great job framing the opportunity & really made me re-evaluate my career path. From the there things progressed smoothly. I’m happy to say things are going really well so far and feel good about the decision I made. Great all around. Great to work with your team.”

– Chad; Digital Marketing Manager, Medical Uniform Company

Streamlined and Productive

“Marcy was able to promptly assess our need and provide a slate of quality, top notch candidates within a short turn time. The entire process was easy, streamlined and productive. Happy to report that we were able to hire an amazing individual who has hit the ground running. Thank you, Marcy!”

– Megan V.; Talent Acquisition Manager, St. Louis University/SLUCare Physician Group

Building Rapport & Helping to Navigate

“Marcy did a great job at building rapport with me immediately and truly understood what I was looking for in my next role. She was also very knowledgeable about the position and helped me navigate a few tough conversations. I felt as ease working with Marcy and was confident that she had my best interest in-mind when discussing roles.”

– Heather; Equifax

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