Noto Group Makes Key Hire

Sara Spirko Noto Group Executive SearchNoto Group is excited to welcome Sara Spirko as a Senior Executive Recruiter. Sara brings 15 years of talent acquisition, brand portfolio management, and operations experience from Godiva, Mars Inc., and Gibson Guitar Corporation.

“Sara is a compelling fit with our client base and her level of expertise will add to our team’s capabilities,” said Roy Notowitz, Founder and President of Noto Group. “It is rare to find someone at Sara’s level who has both a passion for executive search and years of experience working cross functionally within world-class CPG businesses. Sara is already making an immediate impact within our firm, creating more value and efficiency in our process by leveraging her deep knowledge of LEAN and Agile principles.”

As a purpose-driven firm, Noto Group’s mission is to invest in the growth and betterment of business, people and the world. The firm exclusively represents innovative brands and leaders who care about their employees and the world around them, a focus that stood out to Sara.

“I was drawn to the firm’s values-driven approach, service delivery model, and impressive client list, which also happens to include some of my favorite brands,” said Sara. Noto Group has a reputation of excellence, using a creative and methodical approach that produces lasting results. I am excited to bring my business experience into the recruiting space, working alongside these amazing companies to bring in the best talent for their particular needs.”

Sara holds a Bachelor’s in Public Relations and Business from Belmont University as well as Master’s in Organizational Leadership & Effectiveness from Vanderbilt University.

Roy Notowitz

Roy is the Founder and President of Noto Group. Over the past 20 years, Roy has been a trusted talent acquisition adviser to hundreds of leading consumer products, technology, and non-profit organizations nationwide. Roy was a recipient of the Sporting Goods Business SGB 40 Under 40 industry award. He has written for, and addressed, groups such as the American Marketing Association, American Electronics Association, Gear Trends, and the Outdoor Industry Association on topics that include talent alignment, hiring trends, executive recruiting, interviewing and selection.

In 2019, Roy launched How I Hire, a podcast that taps into the best executive hiring advice and insights through conversations with top industry leaders.

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