QUINCY, MASSACHUSETTS, March 31, 2020 – GattiHR, the largest HR specialty search firm in the U.S., today announced the appointment of two Vice President, Regional Practice Leaders who will be based in Denver, CO and Cleveland, OH.

  • Paul Gaeke joins GattiHR as VP, Regional Practice Leader, primarily responsible for the search and placement of senior-level HR professionals in the Colorado area. Paul brings more than 20 years of executive search experience to GattiHR. He has successfully managed hundreds of mid to senior level placements for Fortune 1000 across many industries. His clients range in size from middle market companies to fortune 500 companies across a broad range of industries including life science, technology, consulting, industrial, healthcare, fintech and supply chain. Gaeke graduated from the University of Toledo with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Paul Stefunek joins GattiHR as VP, Practice Leader in Cleveland, OH. During his 25 years in executive search, Paul has helped drive transformational growth for global industry leaders, venture-backed startups and other companies by placing candidates across the C-Suite, Board of Directors and VP levels. Paul’s focus covers the entire breadth of commercial leadership functions across the industrial, consumer, technology, life sciences and financial services sectors. He graduated from Pace University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing, with a concentration in management.

“We’re thrilled to have both Gaeke and Stefunek join the team. These additions are part of our expansion to reach more clients on a national level,” said Tom Connolly, CEO of GattiHR. “They’re seasoned pros who have earned world-class reputations and will provide our clients with the competitive advantage they deserve.”

About GattiHR  

GattiHR is the largest full-cycle, HR specialty search firm in the US. Headquartered just outside of Boston in Quincy, Mass., with locations in  Chicago, Detroit and Philadelphia, the company specializes in retained executive search, workforce analytics, talent optimization and HR technology services. GattiHR Industrial, a division of GattiHR, specializes  in identifying outstanding talent for manufacturing, integrated supply chain and engineering organizations. For more information visit