Marks Connect provides recruiting services for growing software companies,
with an emphasis on leadership, management, and go-to-market positions
"Ray has been an extremely valuable extension of our team for the past four years as we grew from 50 to 350 employees. He has introduced us to top-tier talent for vital roles across several departments. He is an exceptional recruiter who I highly recommend."
Commercial Real Estate Tech
"Over the past two years we have worked with Marks Connect on critical searches. They quickly learned our needs and have referred strong professionals who have become integral members of our team. Working with them has been easy, enjoyable, and effective."
Co-Founder & CEO
Commercial Service Software
"Ray has brought top sales talent to our organization and is an absolute professional, full of integrity. I don’t know how he does it, but he consistently brings in the all-stars. He is a pleasure to work with and anyone would be lucky to have him help scale their company."
VP, Sales & Marketing
WHAT CLIENTS ARE SAYING
MEET THE TEAM
Founder & Principal Recruiter
Since 2012, Ray has discovered quality talent for high-growth small and mid-size businesses. Ray works with companies across many industries, including software, technology, e-commerce, healthcare, real estate, hospitality, and consumer packaged goods among others.
Prior to launching Marks Connect in 2018, he worked for a venture backed startup where he hired over 240 full-time employees.
Originally he's from Chicago, lived in Los Angeles for over a decade, and now he lives in the vibrant city of Austin.
Fun Fact: The cover photo is of the Matterhorn. One of Ray's favorite memories is climbing it with his family when he was 12 years old.STEPHANIE IVANICK
Building stellar teams and organizations since 2007, Stephanie has played a pivotal role in attracting, onboarding and coaching talent in the consumer packaged goods, hospitality, tech, e-commerce, real estate, and global workplace service industries.
Originally from Los Angeles, Stephanie's career has taken her to many major cities including SF, NYC, DC, and Milan.
Fun Fact: Stephanie is a proud cat mom to Coccolino, and is an avid foodie. Ask her what she made for dinner, and you are bound to hear of a gastronomical delight!
With over a decade of experience in strategic, full cycle recruitment for dynamic organizations with tight deadlines and fast paced needs, Amelia has built teams in various industries including entertainment, market research, technology, and software.
Prior to joining Marks Connect, Amelia led recruitment for companies like Creative Artists Agency, Material+, and Paradigm Talent Agency.
Amelia is a Los Angeles native with roots in Nevada as well, who has spent time living in New York City, Palm Springs, and Canada.
Fun Fact: Amelia solo traveled around Bali for a month where she practiced Pilates and discovered her love for aerial yoga.