If you could be a character from a TV show, movie or book, who would you most want to be?
Julia Roberts – in the style of ‘Pretty Woman’ and the grit of ‘Erin Brokovitch’
Who is the most famous person you have ever met?
What is your hidden talent?
Dancing the Tango and Irish Jig
What’s the one thing you love to do at work?
Build the wonderful image of The Steely Group
If you had a theme song, what would it be?
I Am Not Alone
SPHR, Senior Executive Recruiter
Colleen brings high energy, a great heart, and a focus on service to her role as Senior Executive Recruiter at The Steely Group. She believes regard for others begins by actively listening to understand which, in turn, builds trust – the bedrock of relationships.
Throughout her distinguished career, Colleen has demonstrated success developing talent; building, leading and managing teams; recruiting, training and mentoring executives; and helping employees embrace change and achieve goals. She has successfully directed Human Resources, health care, media, business development and sales departments in both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.
Prior to joining The Steely Group, Colleen served as the Director of Contract Staffing for OSG Global, a national recruiting and search firm. Before that, Colleen ran the admissions and professional relations department at Southwest Florida’s largest hospice. She has coached executives on competency development worldwide and earlier in her career, she led the development and start-up of The Poynter Career Center and served for six years as its Director.
Colleen has a passion for lifelong learning. She earned her Senior Professional in Human Resource Management (SPHR) certification from the Society for Human Resource Management in 2010, renewed it in 2013, and holds an M.A. in English with a concentration in Education and a B.S. in English with a concentration in Psychology, both from Central Connecticut State University. Her interests include traveling, cooking, teaching, singing and swimming.