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Bobbie Stone, CEO & Founder

Bobbie Stone

Bobbie Stone has extensive experience in executive search, with a proven track record in recruitment, staff retention, marketing, sales, and management.

Before founding her firm in 2001, she was a Senior Search Consultant, focused on recruiting executive talent in C-Suite positions in hospital administration, nursing, information systems, and insurance across the health care continuum.

That experience – where she developed impeccable research skills – helps her and the Bobbie Stone International Team “hit the ground running” on every search.

Bobbie takes a very “hands on” approach to her leadership role. In addition to setting Bobbie Stone International’s overall strategic objectives, she also rolls up her sleeves and works daily with her Team on every search engagement.

Among her many accomplishments: Bobbie has also successfully completed searches in the allied health arena, spearheaded the startup of an outpatient Orthopedics Sports Medicine Center, and was Executive Director of The Physical Therapy Network. She has held senior positions with retained search firms Avery Crafts Associates and Robert Murphy Associates. She began her career as a Research Associate within the insurance industry.

Her articles have appeared in numerous publications, and she has presented at colleges, universities, and industry-related conferences on career development. She is the Founder of Challenges, Inc. a non-profit experimental school for gifted, talented and creative children. Working alongside Board Members and staff on curriculum development, she also handled efforts to secure local donor support and grants from government programs and philanthropic benefactors. That experience launched her career-long commitment to philanthropic causes.

She is a member of several health care and human capital associations including the American Society of Healthcare Human Resources Administration, the Association of Nurse Leaders, and the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy, where she serves as Expert Advisor to the DEIB Taskforce Educational Subcommittee.

She has also served as a member of the Board of Directors/Sunshine Chair of the National Association of Women Business Owners-Central New Jersey Chapter and as a member of the Finance Fundraising Committee of the New Jersey Organization of Nurse Executives. Bobbie was a pro-bono Consultant to the North Carolina Organization of Nurse Leaders Search Committee in recruiting their new Executive Director.

She majored in Business Administration at The City University of New York-Bernard Baruch College. Bobbie’s continuing education interests include attending online courses relevant to leadership, healthcare, non-profit philanthropy and development, diversity and inclusion, organizational culture transformation, human resources, and employee relations.

Describing herself as a “woman for all seasons”, she’s an avid New York Yankee baseball fan, she likes to walk and exercise, enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and Pembroke Welsh Corgi Show Dog (now retired). She also enjoys baking, entertaining, the arts and theatre.

The consolidation, transformation and transition of the marketplace pose unprecedented challenges to our clients and candidates. We know that you must remain focused on your successes organizationally and professionally. Our insights, expertise and experiences, including our unmatched interaction with C-Suite, as well as senior and upper middle level executives, at healthcare, non-profit, philanthropic, and research organizations, will support you in building a leadership team that exceeds expectations.

Nancy Stein, Senior Director of Research

Nancy Stein

Nancy Stein is responsible for researching and identifying qualified executive level candidates to fill leadership positions. Before joining the firm in 2012, she was a Human Resources Manager with J. Walter Thompson, the world's best-known marketing communications brand, responsible for recruitment and employee relations.

She received her Master of Science degree in Human Resources Management from The New School University, NYC, and her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

In her spare time, Nancy enjoys hiking, reading, binge-watching Netflix, and spending time with her husband and teenage children at the beach.

At Bobbie Stone International, we have unique methods of identifying candidates and building relationships. These relationships allow us to assist our clients in placing talented leaders that will improve their organizations. We treat every search with 100% dedication.

Gina Mintrone, Special Projects Consultant

Gina Mintrone

Gina Mintrone joined Bobbie Stone International in 2007 and is responsible for the coordination of key engagements and special firm-wide initiatives. Prior to her promotion to her current position, she was BSI’s District Director of Operations, where she excelled in helping clients build their leadership teams.

Before joining the firm, she was Director, Training and Development at The Adelman Consulting Group. Prior to that, she worked for a major consumer electronics chain, Nobody Beats the Wiz, as a district manager of operations. Gina was responsible for testing policies and procedures at the corporate level and overseeing the training and development of corporate and store associates to achieve successful implementation.

She studied at St. John’s University in New York.

Gina admits to a passion for cooking, entertaining, and making memories with family and friends. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, needlepoint and shopping. She also finds time for retail therapy – particularly high heeled shoes!

Organizations need to find the absolute best candidates for what needs to be done and make the best choice for the overall good of the organization and its ability to remain focused on strategic objectives. We take personal pride in the successful completion of every assignment because every assignment is mission-critical to us.

Maria De Paola, Administrative Manager

Maria De Paola

Maria is a key contributor to the Bobbie Stone International Team. In her role of Administrative Manager, she oversees social media presence, database management, overall day-to-day operations, and client and candidate relationship building efforts.

Previously, Maria honed her multitasking skills for 7 years at Reform Pension Board, a non-profit organization specializing in retirement and insurance plans.

In her role there as Executive Assistant, she provided day-to-day support for the executive team which included organizing and staging Quarterly Board Meetings and yearly Retirement Planning Seminars held across the United States. Additionally, she supported the organization’s Accounting and Human Resources functions.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from CUNY, Brooklyn College.

She and her husband, Victor, are the proud parents of two daughters. In what little spare time she can find, Maria enjoys reading and family activities.

At Bobbie Stone International, we are committed to connecting one-to-one with our clients and our highly qualified candidates. We believe that our focus on understanding exactly the needs of our clients and the capabilities of our candidates to fill them is vital to successful searches.

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