The Quest Organization’s Leadership Team
The management of The Quest Organization consistently strives to provide our clients and candidates with the very best retained executive search in accounting and finance, strategic consulting services, real estate and tech investment planning and contract A & F services. Meet the experts who are ready to ensure your success.
Michael F. Rosenblatt, CPA – President
Michael F. Rosenblatt, CPA, has over 25 years of experience in executive search, identifying, structuring, financing and closing real estate transactions and identifying mergers and acquisitions for middle-market companies. As founder and President of The Quest Organization, he has managed assignments in the following industries: real estate, family offices, hedge funds, construction, private equity funds, not-for-profit, healthcare and public accounting.
Previously, he spent over seven years as a CPA with Deloitte LLP in public accounting and as a senior financial executive of a publicly held service company. The Quest Organization, which has completed its 32nd year of successful operation, is involved in executive search, mergers and acquisitions, assisting with the raising of capital, identifying truly off market properties, bringing together joint venture opportunities for real estate investments and assisting with construction financing. He participates on several committees of the NYSSCPA, including his most recent current role as a member of the Board of Directors of The New York State Society of CPAs. Michael was the chairman of the Industry Oversight Committee for the past three years and he was previously the chairman of the Chief Financial Officers Committee of the NYSSCPA. He has also been the featured speaker on various issues related to human capital for Inc. Magazine, The Internal Auditors Association, FENG, The Deal and the NYSSCPA’s annual CFO Conference, and he was featured on radio stations 101.9 FM and 710 AM.
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.