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.
Michela Bracich – Associate Director
Michela Bracich is a Florida native who has a Bachelor’s in Public Policy from St. Petersburg College obtaining her degree in 2014. Michela has a background in hospitality management, managing a corporate household name for over 7 years before moving to New York City and starting her career in the Executive Recruiting industry. She prides herself on her excellent customer service and organization skills which is what makes her such a success in the Recruiting industry.
Julia Gargano – Senior Recruiter
Julia received her Bachelor’s in Psychology in 2016 from Iona College. Julia started her career in Human Resources/Talent Acquisition in the non profit sector as a Staffing Specialist. In 2018, Julia transitioned to the private sector and joined Douglas Elliman Property Management as a Talent Acquisition Coordinator, where she oversaw the full cycle recruitment process for DEPM’s managed properties. Julia joined The Quest Organization in July 2021 as a Senior Recruiter where she utilizes her HR/Recruiting knowledge to assist in recruiting in various industries across the US.
Anthony Caraccio – Senior Recruiter
Anthony Caraccio received his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Adelphi University in 2013 and his Master’s Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at the University of New Haven in 2015. Anthony spent about four and a half years with Korn Ferry where he started his career in recruiting. During his time at Korn Ferry, Anthony was part of the Industrial practice, where he recruited for companies in the chemical, transportation and logistics and aviation sectors. Anthony has placed roles in sales, marketing, HR, IT and operations. Anthony joined The Quest Organization in January 2021 as a Senior Recruiter where he utilizes his recruiting knowledge and skills to assist in recruiting in the finance and accounting and real estate industries.
Judith Lipner – Recruiter
Judith Lipner obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management from Baruch College in 2021. During her final year studying HR, she kick started her career at a nonprofit organization as a Human Resources Intern. She later transitioned into the role of Recruiter – leading the full cycle recruitment process for QSAC Inc. Judith was responsible for filling a broad spectrum of positions from entry level to managerial level. Judith joined The Quest Organization in April 2022 as a Recruiter.
Brian Cusano – Recruiter
Brian Cusano received his Bachelor’s Degree from Marist College in 2019, studying Human Resource Management & Business Administration. Brian started his career recruiting for roles in the Financial Services & IT sectors. After graduating from Marist College in 2019, Brian had joined Indeed.com as a Senior Account Executive for over 3 years. In this role, Brian was able to partner with clients to assist with their online recruitment strategy, gaining experience working with hiring teams across different industries & company sizes. Brian joined The Quest Organization in April 2023 as a Recruiter.