Meet Our Team

Mark Pautler
Managing Partner

University of Buffalo
BS, School of Management
mark@rochesterap.com

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Mark is the Managing Partner of AP Professionals of New York which includes our three offices in Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse NY. Mark has recruited and sold in the staffing industry since 1987. Mark also has ownership in our AP Arizona office and the newly opened office in Portland, Oregon.

Professional Affiliations

Vistage International since 2012
Institute of Management Accountants
– Board Member since 1988
Brockport Accounting Advisory Board

Community Affiliations

Pluta Cancer Center
Golisano Children’s Hospital Stroll for Kids
Ronald McDonald House
McQuaid Jesuit Bash

Matthew J. Taylor, CPA
President

St. Bonaventure University
BBA, Accounting
matt@rochesterap.com

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Matt was promoted to President in January 2017 after 10 years of placement experience with AP, combined with his 14 years of industry experience. He will continue to lead the Financial Placement Division in Rochester, oversee the Syracuse NY office, as well as seek out new opportunities for growth within and outside of the Upstate NY marketplace. His focus is placement of mid to executive level accounting, finance, and human resource positions. Matt’s success comes from partnering with clients to determine their specific internal personnel needs leveraging 14 years of his public accounting, large, and small company experience.

Professional Affiliations

New York State Society of CPA’s (NYSSCPA)
– Rochester Board Member (current), NextGen Committee Chairman (2010 – 2017)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
– Member
Institution for Internal Auditors (IIA)
– Board of Directors

Community Affiliations

Flower City Habitat for Humanity
– Board Member, Volunteer Experience Committee Member
Webster Community Baseball (Rattlers)
– Board Member, Treasurer
Troop 163
– Webmaster, Merit Bridge Counselor
CURE Childhood Cancer Association
– Board Member, Fundraising Committee Member (former)
Pack 163
– Den Leader (former)
Webster Athletic Association
– Assistant Coach (T-Ball, Soccer, Football)

Kim Bruno
Division Director

St. John Fisher College
BS, Management
kim@rochesterap.com

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Kim is the contract Financial and Human Resources Division Director. She focuses on entry to mid level accounting, finance, and human resource placement services for contract/consulting, contract to hire, and direct hire needs. Kim joined the company in 1999, and she prides herself on understanding both the clients’ and candidates’ needs by leveraging her business knowledge. She enjoys consulting and partnering with her many clients, and she has developed solid relationships with many individuals in the Rochester area.

Professional Affiliations

Greater Rochester Area Payroll Association
Board of Directors, 2013 – 2017
– Treasurer, 2017
– College Relations Chair, 2013 – 2017
Annual Conference Committee Member, 2013 – 2016
Member, 2012 – present
Genesee Valley Chapter – Society of Human Resource Management
Treasurer, 2013 – 2017
Co-President, 2011 – 2013

Community Affiliations

Victor Girls Volleyball Booster Club
Board Member

Jennifer Garigen
Division Director

St. John Fisher College
BS, Management
jennifer@rochesterap.com

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Jennifer is the Engineering and Operations Division Director. She focuses on entry to executive level temporary/contract, temporary to hire, and direct hire engineering and operations placement. She was previously a Placement Director for the Financial and Human Resources Divisions, where she focused on entry to mid-level accounting, human resources, payroll, and finance placement services. She has also worked at AP in administrative, payroll, and junior recruiter roles for several years before moving into a senior role in 2003. She joined the company in 2000 and has been a successful part of our team since that time.

Professional Affiliations

National Human Resources Association – Rochester Affiliate
Rochester Affiliate Board Member, 2006 – present
– Board Adviser & Pro-ROC Treasurer 2017 – present
– Past President 2016 – 2017
– President 2015 – 2016
– President Elect 2014 – 2015
– Volunteer Coordinator 2013 – 2014
– Treasurer 2006 – 2013
Member of the Year 2009 & 2014
Committee Chair for Silent Auction 2013
Committee Chair for HR Executive of the Year Award 2014 – 2015

Community Affiliations

Pulmonary Hypertension Association
Rochester Support Group Co-Leader, June 2016 – present
Fundraising Walk Chairperson, 2015 – 2018

United Way of Greater Rochester – Emerging Leaders
June 2016 – present

Ann Leahy
Division Director

Nazareth College
BS, Business Administration
ann@rochesterap.com

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Ann is the Administrative Division Director. She focuses on temporary/contract, temporary to hire, and direct hire administrative/office support and marketing positions that range from entry to mid-level placements within the Rochester area. Ann has 20 years’ experience in the staffing industry, and joined AP Professionals in 2002.

Professional Affiliations

Genesee Valley Chapter – Society for Human Resource Management
National Human Resources Association – Rochester Affiliate
Board of Directors, 2015 – present
– Secretary, 2015 – present
Member of the Year, 2010
Annual Silent Auction Committee Member, 2010 – 2013
Annual Summer Social Committee Member, 2014 – present

Community Affiliations

Nazareth School of Management Golf Tournament
– Mike Dianetti Scholarship
United Way of Greater Rochester
American Red Cross
Ronald McDonald House

Laurie A. Enright, CPA, PHR
Placement Director

St. Bonaventure University
BBA, Accounting
laurie@rochesterap.com

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Laurie is a Placement Director for the Financial and Human Resources Divisions. She focuses her attention on servicing Greater Rochester businesses by partnering with them to fill mid to executive level accounting, finance, and human resources placements. She has 10 years of experience recruiting accounting professionals and more than 20 years of total experience in the accounting industry. Her career includes public, corporate, and not-for-profit accounting positions, as well as human resources management in the accounting industry. Her combined experience makes her uniquely qualified to understand client needs and match them with candidate skills.

Professional Affiliations

New York State Society of CPA’s (NYSSCPA)
Genesee Valley Chapter – Society for Human Resources Management

Community Affiliations

Brighton PTSA
United Way of Greater Rochester
Girl Scouts of Western New York
– Past Troop Leader, Brighton Service Unit
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Western New York
– Team in Training Participant

Abbey Greenway
Placement Director

St. John Fisher College
BS, Management
abbey@rochesterap.com

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Abbey is a Placement Director for the Administrative and Human Resource Divisions. She focuses on entry to mid level human resources, office manager, administrative, marketing/sales, and general business temporary/contract, temporary to hire, and direct hire positions. She was a temporary employee of AP while obtaining her undergraduate degree, and was hired internally in 2006. She began in a payroll and recruitment support role, and in 2009 became a full time Placement Director for our Administrative Division. In early 2015, she took on HR placement for her team. Abbey enjoys meeting candidates of all backgrounds and pairing them with AP’s new and repeat clients.

Professional Affiliations

Genesee Valley Chapter – Society for Human Resource Management
Board of Directors, 2012 – present
– Current VP Membership
– Membership Director & Communications Chair, 2012 – 2014
Annual HR Conference and Annual Legal Update Co-Chair, 2015 – present

Community Affiliations

Lupus Foundation of America
Penfield Sport and Fitness Center

Alanna Marriott
Placement Director

SUNY College at Brockport
BS, Interpersonal Communications
alanna@rochesterap.com

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Alanna is a Placement Director for the contract Financial Division. She focuses on accounting, finance, and human resources placement services for temporary/contract, temporary to hire, and direct hire needs. Alanna joined the company in 2011 as a Payroll/Placement Coordinator. She transitioned into an administrative recruiting role in 2014 followed by accounting/finance in 2017.

Professional Affiliations

Greater Rochester Area Payroll Association
Board of Directors, 2017 – present
– Current Membership Coordinator

Community Affiliations

United Way of Greater Rochester

Nicole Warren, MBA
Placement Director

St. John Fisher College
MBA, Accounting
BS, Accounting
nicole@rochesterap.com

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Nicole is a Placement Director for the mid to executive level Financial Division. She has three years’ experience in the accounting industry, and while in public accounting, she was exposed to a variety of industries within the Upstate New York region. She focuses her attention on servicing the Greater Rochester businesses by partnering with them to fill positions in accounting, finance, and human resources. She was the St. John Fisher College recipient of the AP Professionals scholarship award in 2012, and retains a strong network of colleagues within the Rochester area.

Professional Affiliations

New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA)
Rochester Chapter Board of Directors, June 2017 – present
– Current Co-Treasurer
NextGen Committee – January 2016 – present
Rochester Chapter, February 2017 – present
Syracuse Chapter Member, January 2016 – December 2016
Young Leadership Circle –  July 2018

Community Affiliations

United Way of Greater Rochester – Emerging Leaders, since April 2017
Rochester Animal Services (a.k.a. Verona Street Animal Society)
Open Door Mission
Habitat Young Professionals (Habitat for Humanity affiliate)

Emmalyn Eruysal
Placement Director

St. John Fisher College
BS, Human Resource Management, Marketing
emmalyn@rochesterap.com

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Emmalyn is a Placement Director for the Administration Division. She focuses on administrative/office clerical support, customer service, and marketing placements for temporary/contract, temporary to hire, and direct hire opportunities in the Rochester area. Emmalyn joined the company in 2013 as an intern, moved into placement and payroll/recruiting coordinator roles, and transitioned into a recruiting role in 2017.

Professional Affiliations

Genesee Valley Chapter – Society of Human Resource Manager
Summer Planning Committee Member, 2017

Kasey Mortimer
Placement Director

Hofstra University
New York University, Paris
MA, French
kasey@rochesterap.com

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Kasey is a Placement Director for the Engineering and Operations Division. She focuses on mid to executive level temporary/contract, temporary to hire, and direct hire engineering and operations placement. Before relocating to Rochester, she was an Accounting and Finance Recruiter in New York City. She graduated from Hofstra University in 2014, and then received a Master’s Degree in French from the Paris Campus of New York University in 2015. She joined the AP team in October of 2017.

Professional Affiliations

American Society for Quality – Rochester Section
Rochester Women’s Network
Rochester Young Professionals
2018 Gala Benefiting Make-A-Wish Foundation Planning Committee Member
Make-A-Wish Western New York
New Leadership Council Member

Jamie Frank
Placement Manager

SUNY College at Brockport
MSEd, School Counseling
BA, Interdisciplinary Arts for Children
jamie@rochesterap.com

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Jamie is a Placement Manager for the mid to executive level Financial Division. She began as a temporary employee of AP while obtaining her undergraduate degree and was hired internally in 2009. She started as the office placement coordinator and was quickly promoted coordinate exclusively for the mid to executive level Financial Division. She was promoted to Placement Manager in 2017 and focuses on accounting, finance, and human resource needs.

Professional Affiliations

National Human Resources Association – Rochester Affiliate
Member, 2011 – present 
– Co-Chair, NHRA Charity Auction, 2014 – present

Community Affiliations

Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester
American Cancer Society
University of Rochester/Strong Hospital Volunteer

Samantha Stearns
Recruiting Coordinator

St. John Fisher College
BA, Psychology
samantha@rochesterap.com

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Samantha is the Recruiting Coordinator for the Engineering and Operations Division. She focuses on entry to executive level temporary/contract, temporary to hire, and direct hire engineering and operations placement support. She began as a temporary employee of AP in 2013 and then joined the AP team in December 2016 as the office Placement Coordinator. In June 2017 was promoted to the Recruiting Coordinator role. Samantha also manages all office marketing, advertising, and social media.

Professional Affiliations

National Human Resources Association – Rochester Affiliate
Member, 2017 – present
– Committee Member, Summer Social, 2018

Melissa Kline
Payroll & Recruiting Coordinator

Nazareth College
BA, Psychology
melissa@rochesterap.com

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Melissa is the Payroll & Recruiting Coordinator. She provides recruiting support to the contract Financial, Administrative, and Human Resources Divisions and also prepares the payroll for AP’s temporary employees in Rochester. She joined the team in January of 2017 and is a 2016 graduate of Nazareth College.

Professional Affiliations

Greater Rochester Area Payroll Association
Member, September 2017 – present

Genevieve Paeglow
Placement Coordinator

St. John Fisher College
BS, Marketing
gen@rochesterap.com

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Genevieve is the Placement Coordinator. She provides support to all AP Division and Placement Directors. She joined the team in January 2016 as a Recruiting Intern, and was hired in June 2017 as the office’s Placement Coordinator. Genevieve is a 2017 graduate of St. John Fisher College. While at Fisher, she was vice president of Student Athlete Mentors as well as an active member and captain of the 2017 Softball Team that finished 2nd in the NCAA Division III National Tournament.

Community Affiliations

Habitat Young Professionals (Habitat for Humanity affiliate)