Bonnie Sugrue with Grey Allen exceeded all expectations to make the process efficient and effective. She takes time to understand current roles and responsibility to evaluate what positions and companies make sense. She was a valuable partner and counsel through the whole process. Bonnie and team are very personable, professional, and transparent. Given her experience, she was great to leverage when considering the overall fit and job offer. I look forward to our follow up conversations as I start my new role. I would highly recommend any job seekers in the finance industry and financial companies to utilize Bonnie with Grey Allen.
Commercial Banking Regional Credit Officer
The most impressive part of the process, to me, was how well Bonnie knew my strengths, and knew EXACTLY what I was looking for. She identified the perfect role, and contacted me about it, very early. Despite only having had a few prior introductory conversations over a period of time, she had a perfect understanding of my skills and goals. Her recall of all of it was amazing, and consequently, she found precisely the role I was seeking. I am incredibly grateful to her for being such a true professional, and am indebted to her for setting me up for what looks like a perfect career move. She is truly an outstanding resource!
Head of Business Banking, Regional Bank
Bonnie has been a wonderful partner and critical to our success as we grow. Bonnie listened to my expectations on potential candidates and provided clear feedback on the hiring market and whether we would be successful. She gave timely updates on progress of the search and checked in with me regularly on client feedback on the role, the bank, and our go to market strategy. The best thing about Bonnie is her passion for helping others and her availability to quickly move thru candidates and get the right ones placed. Thank you Bonnie for your help and for the partnership.
Bank Audit Executive
Grey Allen exceeded my expectations throughout our search. Most importantly, Bonnie and her team conducted a wide-reaching proactive search that resulted in our securing a qualified candidate within a matter of weeks. We had been working with another firm for months that resulted in only one interview. For this reason alone, I will go to Grey Allen first every time we have a need going forward. I also very much appreciated her detailed weekly updates, including the valuable market insights that she offered.
Commercial Banking Executive
I had the pleasure of working with Bonnie Sugrue of Grey Allen recruiting. She had provided superior expertise and professionalism throughout the process. Her knowledge of the industry and community made for a seamless recruiting process. Bonnie is very helpful in arranging and organizing interviews and guiding the candidate so that positive results are achieved, using her strong business background in making sure there is a good fit with the employer and future employee. I would highly recommend companies and individuals to utilize her recruiting services as she is a bright star in this business… you won’t be disappointed!
Commercial Banking Executive
I can say whole heartedly that my overall experience working with Bonnie Sugrue was nothing short of exceptional. Initially she took the time to understand the role I was looking to fill and my idea of the ideal candidate. She was were able to quickly find highly qualified individuals based on the initial parameters discussed. The detailed overview presentation and documentation provided on each candidate’s qualifications was very helpful. She made the process seamless by setting up interviews, following up after to discuss each candidate and having a weekly call to provide updates on candidate searches. Finally, once I had identified a candidate she was instrumental in working with my internal HR partners on an offer letter and discussions with the candidate to bring them on board. I cannot say enough great things about my experience and would highly recommend Bonnie to anyone looking for a recruiter.
Banking Human Resources Executive
Over the last few years, we have worked with Bonnie Sugrue to fill a number of unique, technical positions and every time she has delivered a strong slate of candidates. Our hiring managers appreciate Bonnie’s ability to identify candidates with the right skill set, experience level and cultural fit. We trust that Bonnie’s assessment of the candidates strength, weaknesses, work history, reasons to move, and compensation expectations are accurate and have made the placement process predictable and smooth. Whenever we have a hard-to-fill role, we call Bonnie!
Banking IT Executive
Working with Bonnie was easy from the start. Although I was not looking for a new position at the time she placed me in a position that I have found very enjoyable and rewarding. Through the entire process Bonnie also communicated often and answered all of my questions quickly and accurately. Bonnie is just great to work with!
Bank Audit Executive
Bonnie Sugrue is one of the most effective Search Consultants I have ever worked with. She is thorough and able to find the best candidates. In addition, she is very thorough with her follow up, as well as follow through. I have come to depend on Bonnie as my primary external resource when I have the need to go to contingency search for difficult to find skill sets and locations, across the US! She is truly exceptional and goes above and beyond to make sure that her clients and her candidates have a positive and “value add” experience!
Financial Services IT Executive
Bonnie Sugrue has helped me for many years to find highly qualified and professional IT leaders in the Banking industry. When working with Bonnie you quickly see that she extensively researches and screens potential candidates to ensure that she only presents the best candidates for your review. Bonnie is the consummate recruiting professional.
Banking Human Resources Executive
It has been my pleasure to work closely with Bonnie Sugrue from Grey Allen, Inc over the past year. Bonnie’s professionalism, diligence and strong network of qualified candidates provided us strong opportunities to enhance our management team. She regularly called me to update me on each step and always went an extra mile to provide me with valuable feedback sheets explaining the progress she was making in our search. Bonnie’s extensive knowledge of the banking environment and sense of urgency in our recruitment needs were remarkable. I highly recommend Bonnie Sugrue for all of your recruitment needs!
Financial Services Sales Professional
From the start Bonnie has been so great!! She was very understanding when I said I wasn’t sure I wanted to make a change and not at all pushy. She just presented the information and helped me make my own decision. The tips she gave me before the interview were exceptional! I would recommend Bonnie highly as a recruiter. She was great all the way through!
Retail Banking Executive
We were challenged by having to fill the positions of 2 Professional Managers at the same time. The normal process did not truly provide us with the talent pool that we were looking for. Bonnie met with us, explained the process and quickly went to work to seek out quality applicants. She thoroughly interviewed the candidates to ensure that they would be the right fit for our organization. Bonnie assisted from search, screening, negotiating, and getting the contract signed. She was a pleasure to work with and made the process so much easier.
Bank Enterprise Risk Executive
Bonnie helped me navigate a transitional time in my career, and I’m so grateful to have partnered with her. Bonnie brought an excellent opportunity to me and simultaneously educated me on the job market and coached me on career expectations and the interview process, and she was dead on. I always felt like I was treated with white glove service and that I was the most important person in her day. I recommend Bonnie to anyone considering a change in their career.
Bank SVP Risk Management and Policy
Bonnie was a pleasure to work with. She was a true partner in the entire process from understanding the skillset and experience level that was important for us, sharing informative candidate summaries, presenting a diverse pool of candidates, and facilitating the administrative work. She was very attentive and kept us informed. We appreciated the insights she shared in sourcing candidates and negotiations.
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