Andrew Little (Founder & CEO)
As a native of Los Angeles and a graduate of USC, Andrew has tremendous knowledge of the Los Angeles area and its unique market conditions and subtleties. With previous experience in both wealth management and corporate accounting, coupled with both temporary and Direct Hire staffing experience, Andrew’s background gives him unique technical knowledge and industry expertise. These experiences allow him to intimately understand the nuances and requirements of his client partners as well as the skill and knowledge of the candidates he helps to place. Andrew is an expert at understanding corporate structures and hiring strategies, identifying process improvements and presenting creative alternatives to meet client demands. His passion for helping others and forming long-lasting partnerships is what helps to separate him from others.
Education, University of Southern California – B.S. Finance
Affiliation Professional in Human Resources (PHR)
Evanna Shaffer (Principal – Retained & Executive Search)
A native of Pennsylvania, Evanna brings 17+ years of recruiting and executive search experience with a diverse background in technology, legal, digital, creative, and consumer product goods. Having built and sold 2 companies, she brings real-world experience as a trusted consultant and champion of people. Prior to joining The Hiring Advisors, Evanna ran a consumer product company and also built and operated an executive search firm catered to Cyber Security, eDiscovery, Digital Forensics and AI. She has a background in Management Consulting and has led numerous BOD and C-Level searches for start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. With a BFA in Communication Design, her creative acumen and real-world understanding of key business drivers enable her to take an enterprise-level perspective when working with leadership teams to identify where the need for talent exists short-term and long-term, anticipate trends, think strategically, and see the big picture.
Education Kutztown University of Pennsylvania – BFA, Communication Design
Ryan Manill (Executive Recruiter)
As a native of Los Angeles and a graduate of University of California, Santa Barbara’s Accounting Association, Ryan has deep roots in the Accounting and Finance sectors of the Los Angeles market. Prior to entering the staffing industry, Ryan worked at a local CPA firm through multiple busy seasons, giving him a unique insight to the needs and functions of his clients’ needs. While Ryan has developed his recruiting expertise in Direct Hire Finance and Accounting, he has since expanded his specialization across the front office of many organizations, with a focus on sales, operations and administrative roles. With his flexibility, and outgoing personality Ryan has become a trusted partner with clients across financial services, entertainment, and new-age technology and software companies.
Education University of California, Santa Barbara – B.S Business Economics with an Accounting Focus
Aileen Seymour (Executive Recruiter)
As a native of Los Angeles and a graduate of Cal State University, Los Angeles, Aileen has deep roots in the local Los Angeles Community. As an expert in Human Resources issues, Aileen is well versed in the unique challenges that are often found within corporations today. Her long tenure in the staffing & recruiting industry allows her to better leverage her experience understanding the clients’ needs well beyond the job description and what motivates, attracts and retains top candidates. Her bright and positive personality shines through and she has proven herself to be an excellent resource; just like having an extra recruiting team member on-call.