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PARTNERS

John Baldassarre  
 

John is a Partner and Co-Founder of Fairview Search Group, LLC. He has over 15 years of experience in the Executive Recruiting Industry specializing in Accounting and Finance placement. Prior to Fairview Search Group, LLC, John was an owner of a boutique executive search firm in Charlotte and a Vice President for a national search firm specializing in Accounting and Finance placement. He was a consistent top producer earning President’s Club honors throughout his tenure with the firm. 
 

John is a native of Boston, MA and a graduate of Bridgewater State University with a degree in Finance. He is married with three children and resides in South Charlotte. When not helping lead Fairview Search Group, LLC, John enjoys spending time with his family, helping coach his children’s youth sports teams and community service. 
 

Email John at johnb@fairviewsearch.com
 

 
 

Jeff Kornegay  
 

Jeff is a Partner and Co-Founder of Fairview Search Group, LLC and has spent the majority of his career in hands on recruitment, leadership, and ownership roles in the Executive Recruiting Industry specializing in Accounting and Finance placement in all industries and sizes of companies. His passion for assisting clients and candidates find each other resulting in great careers - not just jobs - is what drives his success. Being a career coach and consultant provides him the rewarding opportunity to partner with clients and people seeking career direction. 
 

Jeff is a native of Oswego, NY and eastern NC (yea barbecue!) and a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Jeff is active in the community as a Board Member of the Levine Museum of the New South and various professional and community / charitable groups in Charlotte. He and his family reside in South Charlotte. A past resident of Italy, Jeff is a renowned “foodie” and can provide recommendations for a great hot dog stand or a special meal anywhere in Charlotte. 
 

Email Jeff at jeff@fairviewsearch.com
 

 
 

Syd Schenk  
 

Syd is a Partner and Co-Founder of Fairview Search Group, LLC. Syd began his career in recruiting in 2000 and is a CPA with 8 years of experience in accounting as an Audit Manager and Assistant Corporate Controller. Syd specializes in accounting and finance searches in such disciplines as corporate accounting, financial reporting, corporate financial planning and analysis, tax, internal audit and financial systems. Syd’s client base consists of companies large and small in manufacturing/distribution, energy, healthcare, retail, financial services, and real estate. 
 

Syd is originally from Greensboro and is a graduate of UNCC. He is married with 2 daughters and lives in Ballantyne. When not on the hunt for the perfect candidate for Fairview Search Group, LLC, Syd enjoys spending time with his family, working out, running, triathlons, golf, travel and community service. 
 

Email Syd at syd@fairviewsearch.com
 

 
 

John Shelton  
 

John is a Partner and Co-Founder of Fairview Search Group, LLC. He has ten years’ prior experience in the finance and accounting placement industry focusing primarily in the Charlotte, NC and Charleston, SC markets. John was Division Director for an S&P 500 firm for almost nine years, was a consistent top producer and achieved President’s Club honors in his tenure with the company. He also served as Director of Recruiting for a national staffing firm before founding Fairview Search. Prior to his career in recruiting, John spent four years in public accounting specializing in the areas of taxation and auditing for small to mid-sized companies. He graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelors and Masters in Accounting with a Tax Specialization, and he is a CPA (inactive). 
 

John is a native of Mount Airy, NC, and enjoys spending time with his family and coaching youth sports. He is an active charity volunteer and avid Carolina Panthers and football fan. 
 

Email John at johns@fairviewsearch.com