Associate Vice President
Yelena joined firstPRO in 2009 as a Vice President and Team Lead and has been consistently ranked as a top performer. With over 15 years of expertise in Accounting and Finance recruiting, her enthusiasm and understanding of the industry has helped her partner with her candidates and clients to build successful long-term relationships.
After graduating Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from the Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University, Yelena was hired by Kimberly-Clark as a Cost Analyst. She spent 2.5 years in this role which is where she built her strong foundation in Accounting and Finance. At that time Yelena went to Kforce to find a new position and they were so impressed with her that they recruited her to work internally for them. She spent 8.5 years there where she qualified for 3 Performance Incentive Trips which is only given to the top performers against their peer groups. Her most recent role was as a Market Manager where she recruited and managed a team of full-desk recruiters.