Leadership

Leadership Team

 

The management team of The Quest Organization consistently strives to exceed the expectations of our clients and candidates. Our high integrity and holistic approach works extremely well for all parties. We partner with our clients and candidates, rather than work as a third party outside vendor.

By gaining a true understanding of our clients goals and hiring needs and matching them up with our candidates goals and areas of expertise, we are in the best possible position to make each hiring transaction a success.

 

Michael F. Rosenblatt, CPA – President

Michael F. Rosenblatt, Founder and President of The Quest Organization, Quest Transitions Inc., and Questemps, Inc., has over 25 years of experience in executive search and advisory services. He has managed “C” level assignments in family offices, real estate, technology, construction, consumer products, pharmaceutical, hedge and private equity funds, healthcare and not for profit organizations.

In addition to recruiting, Michael has been involved in helping turn around companies, he has assisted with the raising of capital and making introductions for joint venture investments.

Michael started his career in public accounting with Deloitte LLP, and functioned as a senior executive of a publicly held service company as well. He has participated on several non-profit Boards, including The New York State Society of CPAs and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. He was the Chairman of the Oversight Committee for the New York State Society of CPAs (16 committees reported to him-including Hedge Funds, Investment Management, Real Estate, Family Offices, Private Equity, etc.) and he ran the Chief Financial Officer’s Committee as well for 3 years. Michael has spoken at numerous conferences throughout the United States and has participated in webcasts and podcasts throughout the pandemic.

David Rosenblatt, CPA – Principal

David Rosenblatt, CPA, received his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Syracuse University in 2011 and his Master’s Degree in Accounting at Hofstra University in 2012. David subsequently spent two and a half years with Grant Thornton LLP, where he obtained his CPA license. During his time at Grant Thornton, David served as the lead audit senior on Icahn Enterprises and its affiliated entities, where he got extensive exposure to SEC reporting. David joined The Quest Organization as a Director in 2015 and was promoted to Managing Director, effective January 2018. Throughout a very challenging 2020, David proved to be a true “leader” as he brought in a significant amount of business and helped expand our national platform. Effective January 1st, 2021, David has been promoted to a Principal of The Quest Organization. David oversees the contingency and retained search business as the point person for our clients.

Scott Gazzoli, CPA – Managing Director

Scott Gazzoli, CPA, is a distinguished accounting professional who joined the recruitment industry in 2016. Scott has years of industry experience beginning his career at Grant Thornton LLP, one of the top public accounting firms in the world. Scott excelled at GT working on a number of the firm’s largest financial service clients. Scott transitioned to the private sector where he spent his time in the financial services and entertainment industries working at Roundtable Investment Partners LLC and Tidal: High Fidelity Music Streaming, respectively. He was a key member of the accounting and finance function for each company. At Quest, Scott manages key client accounts, while helping real estate, financial services and family office professionals succeed in obtaining new positions to strengthen their career goals. Scott oversees the contingency and retained search business, as well as focusing on all communications and follow-up with clients, and overseeing the team. Scott prides himself on his ability to create solutions and build relationships with his clients and candidates.