Steve is an active member of the Toronto Chapter of FEI (Financial Executives International), having served as President in 2008/09. In the past he’s also served on the board and as a committee member with a community children’s aid and family counseling service.
Steve graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in Industrial Engineering, followed by a Masters in Business Administration, and earned his CMA designation in 1992.
Over the years, his career has crossed a variety of industries; starting with 15 years in Consumer Packaged Goods Finance with Procter & Gamble in Canada and the US, subsequently serving in a number of CFO and VP Finance roles in the education, transportation, and market research industries.
Steve first joined the Staffing Industry in 2011, leveraging the skills & knowledge that had made him successful throughout his career, and his gone on to become one of the most successful and well respected names in the Recruiting world in the GTA.
Steve has had some of his greatest career satisfaction helping colleagues and his team members develop their careers.
Paul Orzech joined the PTC team in June 2004 as a recruiter and has brought his experience and Financial/Accounting background to this important role.
Prior to joining PTC, Paul earned a BA in Commerce and Economics from The University of Toronto. With 18 years of experience in various Finance and Accounting roles for a major life insurance company, Paul gained invaluable experience managing and developing staff, which he currently applies to his work at PTC.
Sheri joined PTC in 2007. With over 8 years in various Accounting/Finance roles within Ontario and Atlantic Canada, Sheri decided to make a career change that leveraged her business expertise and passion for exceeding client expectations; she joined PTC as a Manager of Client Relations.
After graduating from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Commerce, Majors in Finance and Accounting, she decided to move to Toronto. Here, she began her career with Deloitte & Touche, then later moved on to other industries such as Media, Telecom, Advertising and Real Estate. Now, as a senior member of the PTC Client Relations Team, Sheri remains focused on understanding her clients & candidates individually in order to surpass expectations on agency relationships and provide consistent exceptional value for their investment. Her energetic personality, professionalism and sincerity are recognized by anyone who works with her.
Rhonda Dezenhouse (
Managing Director, Permanent Search Practice )
A proponent of lifelong learning Rhonda graduated from University of Western Ontario, with a BSC in Mathematics, University of Windsor, H.B. Commerce, is a Certified Adult Educator, MSCTS and is presently working on her PMP.
An industry expert, with more than 25 years of demonstrated experience in delivering human capital solutions, Rhonda has a proven ability to foster relationships and has become the go-to Specialist of Choice for many.
Connected to the pulse of the marketplace, relentlessly focused, her passion is evident in her ability to provide on time solutions that meet the strategic needs of her clients; saving time, money and headaches.
As a catalyst for change, her enthusiastic and optimistic approach allows her to win confidence, while motivating others through a challenging process.
Gerald joined PTC in 2001 as a Recruiter and brings over 10 years of experience to the table in the recruitment and placement of accounting and finance professionals; he also has a strong background himself in accounting & finance, which enables him to quickly assimilate clients’ technical requirements as well as accurately assess candidates’ skillsets.
Gerald truly enjoys the fast pace that is contract placement and is in his element at PTC when having to multi-task and juggle ever-changing priorities.
Gerald gains a great deal of personal satisfaction from helping people – working with candidates to help them find roles that are interesting and challenging and that are well suited to their skills and abilities.
Gerald truly enjoys acting as a consultant to candidates and clients and building all-important relationships, asking appropriate questions to understand their needs in order to uncover the key elements that will ensure a successful match between client and candidate every time.
He graduated from the University of Toronto with a specialist degree in Commerce & Finance and a major in Economics. Prior to recruiting, Jeff originally started his career working in industry as a financial analyst in various organizations such as, the Ontario Government, Procter & Gamble, and The Home Depot.
For the last 7 years, Jeff has developed his skills in recruitment by sourcing strong and talented professionals in the finance and accounting fields. Jeff’s philosophy and approach is to always deliver the highest degree of customer service and attention to all of his candidates.
On his spare time, Jeff is an avid basketball and martial arts fan. He is passionate about leading an active and physical lifestyle and enjoys all aspects of healthy living.