Meet Our Team

Each and every one of our employees represents the essence of our company: driven, committed and with one focus – to provide meaningful, measurable and successful results to our clients. See below some of the reasons our team members love coming to work at SDA:

Matthew Beck

4 years with SDA

Steven Douglas has created an organization and culture which is different from any other company I have seen. We are unique because the level and tenure of experience in our industry which is paramount from any other competitors in the space. We are surrounded by talent, which helps increase each and every person’s success and abilities as a recruiter or leader. Our leader’s do not sit in an ivory tower, they are on the ground floor producing and coaching, which I believe is vital to the success of an organization. I come to work every day because I like to, not because I have to.

Karen Melby

8 years with SDA

I’m passionate about what we do – helping companies solve their business problems by providing exceptionally talented project professionals. I also feel I thrive in the culture that SDA has created – one in which I feel valued, respected and supported each and every day.

Leigh Flanders,

3 1/2 years with SDA

After starting my career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, I left to join Steven Douglas Associates. I have now been here for the majority of my professional career and I could not imagine a better place to be! I am SO lucky to have found my “home” so early on. For the past 3 1/2 years I have worked in a challenging, fun environment and grown because of the people around me. My leaders and my team are hard-working, determined, and ethical in everything they do. We truly stand by our work and aim to help our clients, candidates, and teammates – We love what we do and love helping others.

Dario Furman

1 year with SDA

Working at Steven Douglas Associates is not only fun, but it’s challenging and most of all its rewarding. I believe what makes this company great is not just the leadership, but the unanimous vision all employees share. We come to work every day, not because we are forced to, but because we want to. It is hard to find companies like this one whose leaders come to work with the same passion and vivaciousness as they did on their first day. In summary, the reason I come to work everyday is because of the people who sit next to me.

Alan Berger

5 years with SDA

After working for several years in another boutique search firm that was acquired by a giant I left and worked for an industry leading HR consulting firm during the toughest economic times we’ve seen in recent history. When the economy started turning around I saw it as an opportunity to join the firm I had long respected. After nearly a handful of years I can tell you that I made a great move and am very happy to be a part of the leadership team here at Steven Douglas.

Dana Rabinowitz

9 years with SDA

Steven Douglas is my “home away from home”. I have been here for over 9 years and can say, without a doubt, that this is the best place I have ever worked. Steven Douglas has provided me with the ability to have a career and also be a mom. The environment is professional, fun and encouraging. I work with the best people in this industry and couldn’t imagine being anywhere else!

Alan Synkowicz

6 years with SDA

When I came to work at Steven Douglas, it was like joining an all-star team. Everyone had at least 10 years of experience. As experienced as I was, I still had 20 top people to go to for advice or a second opinion.

Elizabeth Jacobs

13 years with SDA

SDA is a unique place to work. We laugh a lot, we truly have fun and yes we do work too! Because of this SDA has the most tenure of any search firm in South Florida. On average people have been here 10+ years. I joined SDA in 2002 and can honestly say it was the best decision for my career. The culture that Steve Sadaka created 31 years ago when he founded this organization is still the heart and soul of who we are today. Steve’s motto is to have us making more money than we ever have and to not work any harder for it!

Jennifer Cobaugh

4 1/2 years with SDA

They say that every great company starts from the top. That could not be more true within Steven Douglas. Our founder, Steve Sadaka is kind hearted and genuinely cares about the well-being of his staff both personally and professionally. The entire leadership team shares that same belief. Our goal as a firm is to remember that we are changing people’s lives. It’s our responsibility to handle that job professionally and ethically. We love what we do and we especially love who we do it for.

Steve Kalisher

22 years with SDA

Steven Douglas Associates is an amazing company. We have the most collaborative and skilled team I’ve ever seen. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed working here for the past 22 years, and will be here until the day I retire. Need I say anything more?