Meet Our Team

AP Professionals of Rochester Team
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Mark Pautler
Founder

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 founded AP Professionals of Rochester in 1996, and 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

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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 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

American Association of Finance and Accounting (AAFA)
– Upstate New York Affiliate
New York State Society of CPA’s (NYSSCPA)
– Rochester Board Member (current), NextGen Committee Chairman (2010 – 2017)
Institution for Internal Auditors (IIA)
– Board of Directors

Community Affiliations

Flower City Habitat for Humanity
– Board Member, Volunteer Experience Committee Member, Governance 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)

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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

Genesee Valley Chapter SHRM
Board of Directors, 2013 – 2017
– College Relations Chair, 2013 – 2017
– Treasurer, 2017
Annual Conference Committee Member, 2013 – present
Legal Update Committee Member, 2015 – present
Member, 2012 – present
Greater Rochester Area Payroll Association
Board of Directors, 2011 – 2017
– Co-President. 2011 – 2013
– Treasurer, 2013 – 2017

Community Affiliations

Victor Girls Lacrosse Booster Club
Board Member

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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 engineering and operations placement in the Rochester region. 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 was previously in administrative, payroll, and junior recruiter roles for several years before moving into a senior role in 2003. Jennifer 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 – present
Parent Telephone Support Group Co-Leader, 2017 – present

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

Churchville Travel Baseball
Volunteer and Fundraising Committee Member

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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

National Human Resources Association – Rochester Affiliate
Board of Directors, 2015 – 2019
– Secretary, 2015 – 2019
Member of the Year, 2010
Annual Silent Auction Committee Member, 2010 – 2013
Annual Summer Social Committee Member, 2014 – 2018

Community Affiliations

Lollypop Farm
Volunteer and Committee Member, 2019 – present
Nazareth School of Management Golf Tournament
– Mike Dianetti Scholarship
United Way of Greater Rochester
American Red Cross
Ronald McDonald House

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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 partners with greater Rochester businesses to fill mid to executive level accounting, finance, and human resources positions. Laurie 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, 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 SHRM

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

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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, and general business placement services for temporary/contract, temporary to hire, and direct hire needs. She was a temporary employee of AP while obtaining her undergraduate degree, and was hired internally in 2006 beginning in a payroll and recruitment support role. In 2009 she became a Placement Director for the Administrative Division, and in early 2015 she took on HR placement. Abbey enjoys meeting candidates of all backgrounds and pairing them with AP’s new and repeat clients.

Professional Affiliations

Genesee Valley Chapter SHRM
Board of Directors, 2012 – present
– Manager of Member Services, present
– VP Membership, 2014 – 2018
– Communications & Social Media Chair, 2012 – 2014
Annual HR Conference and Annual Legal Update Co-Chair, 2015 – present

Community Affiliations

United Way of Greater Rochester
Lupus Foundation of America
Compass Cycle and Flow

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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, 2014 – present
– Membership Coordinator, present
Genesee Valley Chapter SHRM
Board of Directors, 2017 – present
– Membership Coordinator, present

Community Affiliations

United Way of Greater Rochester

Nicole Warren, Placement Director
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 of experience in the accounting industry. While in public accounting, she was exposed to a variety of industries within the Upstate New York region. She partners with greater Rochester area businesses to fill accounting, finance, and human resources positions. Nicole 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. Nicole joined AP in December of 2016.

Professional Affiliations

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

Community Affiliations

United Way of Greater Rochester
Emerging Leaders,  April 2017 – present 
Rochester Animal Services (a.k.a. Verona Street Animal Society), February 2018 – present
CURE Childhood Cancer Association, December 2018 – present

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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

National Human Resources Association – Rochester Affiliate
Board of Directors, 2019 – present
– Co-Director of Membership, 2019 – present
Annual Summer Social Committee Member, 2019 – present
NHRA, Pro-ROC – Professional Recruiters of Rochester
Member, 2019 – present
Genesee Valley Chapter SHRM

Summer Planning Committee Member, 2017 – present

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Dave Miller
Placement Director

Siena College
BBA, Accounting
dave@rochesterap.com

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Dave Miller is a Placement Director for the Engineering & Operations Division. He focuses on business development and recruiting for mid to executive level contract and direct hire engineering and operations placement. Dave has over 25 years of agency and corporate recruiting experience, and is a graduate of Siena College. He joined the AP team in November of 2018.

Community Affiliations

Mendon Little League Coaching

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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 began as a temporary employee of AP in 2013, and then was hired internally in December 2016 as the office Placement Coordinator. In June 2017 she was promoted to exclusively coordinate for the Engineering & Operations Division in the Recruiting Coordinator role. Samantha continues to lead internal marketing efforts. She is a 2012 graduate of St. John Fisher College, and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management at Nazareth College.

Professional Affiliations

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

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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

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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, and was the Vice President of Student Athlete Mentors.