Our Team

Amy Friedman, CPC

Amy is the founder of Friedman Associates, recognized as a leader in the recruiting industry for over 25 years. As a trusted advisor to CEOs across publicly traded, private equity and privately held companies, she has helped build high-impact, global leadership teams. Friedman Associates’ specialty lies in consumer and industrial products manufacturing including food & beverage.

Amy is one of the top 10 out of 1000+ recruiters to hold Double Platinum status in the National Personnel Associates’ global recruiting network. She is also recognized as a member of NPA’s Quality Circle of Excellence.

Having served as Vice Commodore of the Essex Corinthian Yacht Club in Essex, CT, Amy now volunteers for Freedom Waters Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children with special needs and veterans by providing therapeutic marine related experiences on the waters of south Florida.

Ivey Gianetti

Ivey Gianetti serves as Executive Talent Sourcing Specialist for Friedman Associates. By partnering with our executive search leadership, she has consistently delivered outstanding results in a wide variety of executive roles with a strong emphasis on quality and diversity.

Prior to joining Friedman Associates in 2006, Ivey held positions with a global Fortune 500 consumer products corporation as well as with consulting companies that specialize in organizational development, 360-degree feedback assessment, performance improvement, coaching and recruiting. This breadth of experience, combined with a targeted approach, passion for the hunt, and well-honed instincts leads her to the best talent for our clients.

Ivey has developed an extensive network of proven, results-driven executives with a passion for excellence. From this network she has sourced director-level through C-Level executives for global operations, supply chain, human resources, sales, and marketing within the consumer products, industrial, food and beverage, building materials, automation, chemicals, and medical device industries. She has derived specialized training and mentorship from such innovative and sought-after leaders in the recruiting industry as Amy Friedman, Greg Doersching, and Danny Cahill, as well as through NPAworldwide, a global recruiting network.