Account Manager

Dave Snider Vice President/ Executive Search Consultant, Texas Mechanical Division

Dave Snider was formerly with Kimmel and Associates of Asheville, NC and ranked among the highest-billing consultants at the company.

He was promoted to Vice President in 2008, and has been a leader of the Mechanical/Electrical Contracting Division since 2005, having filled searches from Boston to Los Angeles. The industry continues to challenge Dave to serve his clients with corporate officers, regional staff, service managers/technicians and field managers.

Dave holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from UNC-Chapel Hill, 1985, and entered the executive search industry upon graduation, starting with Management Recruiters, Inc. He also earned a Masters Degree in 1998, and previous to Kimmel & Associates recruited Headmasters for Parochial Private Schools. Dave was introduced to the executive search industry by being recruited by Management Recruiters while he was at North Carolina into Northwestern Mutual Life in the early 1980's, where he earned the role of College Unit Director, his teams finishing in the top 10 in the country.

His philosophy: "I try to understand a client's needs and point of view, as well as a candidate's strengths and career goals, then try to create a win/win situation for both companies and candidates. When clients call back repeatedly, we believe we have accomplished our mission and theirs."

To reach Dave call: 828-209-3500 - Ext. 129 (office) 828-209-3529 (direct) or (email)

Account Manager

Megan Morris Vice President, Mid Atlantic Account Manager, General Contracting

Megan began her career in executive search under the direction of Adams Group founder Jim Vockley.

She was able to quickly build strong relationships with leading mechanical, general contractors and design-build companies throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia. She services the construction industry by providing professionals for Healthcare, Institutional, Educational, and Commercial projects.

She enjoys the people, the relationships, and making new connections. Her commitment to helping companies improve the strength of their mission by finding the best talent, while simultaneously improving a professional's position is a gift she brings to our industry.

She graduated Cum Laude with a BA and minored in Marketing from Cleveland State University. While she was there she won an Ohio State Mountain Biking Championship, placed 8th in a National Mountain Bike Race in Vermont, and won the 2002 Cleveland State University "Best of Show" in an art competition.

She resides in Asheville, NC and lives a simple life with her son, Henry, and their dog, Poppy. For fun, outside of work and parenting, she enjoys friends, mountain biking, volleyball, working out, and driving to the beach every chance she gets.

To reach Megan call: 828-209-3500 - Ext. 121 (office) 828-209-3521 (direct) or (email)

Account Manager

Lauren Soldwisch Vice President, NE District Director

Lauren Soldwisch is a veteran recruiter in Commercial Construction, Heavy / Civil Construction and Civil Engineering.

She joined the Adams –CG team in January 2014.
A committed practitioner of relationship management, Lauren brings to our Commercial Construction Group tremendous business acumen and keen insight into truly identifying and solving the real problems that confront our client companies. In addition, her core work ethic ensures successful outcome for both client companies and candidates. The keys that drive her success are integrity, passion, and industry knowledge.

Native of Buffalo, NY, Lauren enjoys NFL football and has faith that, one day soon, her beloved Bills will finally bring home the Lombardi trophy.

As an avid outdoorswoman, Lauren spends her free time hiking the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, where she now resides in a mountain top cabin.

If you are interested in learning more about the exciting opportunities our clients have in the field of North East Construction- you may email Lauren a confidential resume or contact her directly at 828.209.3500 extension 122.

Lauren produces great candidates whenever I call upon her. Very professional, knowledgeable and personable. A pleasure to work with Lauren. - SR EVP, Global Construction Contractor

To reach Lauren call: 828-209-3500 - Ext. 122 (office) 828-209-3522 (direct) or (email)

Account Manager

Shakara Dickerson Executive Search Consultant, South East Mechanical Division

Shakara provides superior services by establishing strong professional and trusting relationships with each of her new and existing clients.

Shakara offers each client personalized assessments of their current organizational needs and assists them in attracting top talent in the mechanical industry.

She joined The Adams Group after a successful career in aesthetic medical sales and management where she learned that good business begins with a strong work ethic, superior product and operating at the highest level of integrity.

At a young age she relocated to North Carolina from Hawaii. She and her daughter Scarlett stay active in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

To reach Shakara call: 828-209-3500 - Ext. 137 (office) 828-209-3537 (direct) or (email)

Account Manager

Chuck Norman Executive Search Consultant, Texas Electrical Division

Chuck Norman began his career in electrical commercial construction right out of school working as a helper for his father.

Chuck gained a great deal of respect for his father and adopted the love and passion he demonstrated daily for the industry.
Chucks history of entrepreneurship, management and a stint in private investigating, along with his life experiences have prepared him to be an insightful well rounded executive search consultant.
His driving force is to advance the career paths for men and women who share the same passion and love of electrical construction.
He serves and represents the most reputable companies in the industry throughout the great state of Texas.

Chuck has done a great job providing talented professionals for our company. He takes great pride in his work and truly cares about the people he is placing as well as the companies he recruits for. It is always a pleasure doing business with Chuck and we look forward to working with him in the future. - Leading National Electrical Contractor

To reach Chuck call: 828-209-3500 - Ext. 128 (office) 828-209-3528 (direct) or (email)

Account Manager

Sharon Lavoie - Mechanical Contracting Specialist, California / Pacific Northwest

Sharon has over 12 years of experience in management and human resources. She has a unique understanding of the needs of mechanical contractors. Sharon began her construction career working with one of the Top 100 ENR Mechanical Contractors soon after their start up.

Her experience helps her to building strong relationships with her clients and gives her an understanding of the challenges facing construction industry.

When not at work she enjoys spending time outdoors with her family, gardening, cooking and supporting sustainable agriculture.

To reach Sharon call: 828-209-3500 - Ext. 134 (office) 828-209-3534 (direct) or (email)

Account Manager

Michelle Johnston - General Contracting Specialist, Texas

Michelle is responsible for representing the interests of General Contractors in the state of Texas

Combining the resources and backing of Adam's long history of service in the Lone Star State, she offers her clients access to talent at the professional, mid management and senior executive levels. She can assist companies in locating estimators, business developers, project managers, superintendents, and more. Michelle has a background in editorial law and sales. She attended Cleveland State University in Cleveland Ohio. Her "project" list includes raising three boys and singing in the Carolina Concert Choir.

To reach Michelle call: 828-209-3500 - Ext. 123 (office) 828-209-3523 (direct) or (email)

Account Manager

Stephanie Kaufman - General Contracting Specialist, Midwest Region

Account Manager

Brian Ecenarro General Contracting Specialist / Construction Management, Northern California & Pacific Northwest

Brian began his career in executive search at Adams CG, Inc. He was mentored by Jim Vockley, a thirty-four year veteran of the construction executive search industry.

Growing up in Miami, Florida and Yokohama, Japan, he has a widespread background in language, legal procedure, management and sales. He services the California region's construction industry by delivering general contracting professionals. His business approach is centered around providing comprehensive solutions and using strategic data to complete a search. Brian relocated to Asheville, North Carolina in February 2016 and is fluent in Spanish and Japanese.

To reach Brian call: 828-209-3500 - Ext. 125 (office) 828-209-3525 (direct) or (email)

Rob Polovina - General Contracting Specialist, Texas

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