Steve Yakesh leads Versique’s award-winning permanent placement division with more than 17 years of experience. As EVP, Steve guides strategy for Versique’s ten practice areas including IT, HR, Digital Marketing, Finance & Accounting, Engineering & Operations, Sales, CPG, Executive Leadership, Demand Generation/ Marketing Technology, and Family Owned Businesses. As a thought leader within the industry, Steve has spoken to a variety of audiences through organizations such as Next Level Exchange, National Association of Professional Services and Small Business Summit. In addition to his leadership responsibilities, Steve has been retained by Board of Directors, CEOs, Business Owners and top-tier investment groups to fill critically important senior leadership roles. Steve has worked with variety ownership structures including, family owned/privately held, venture capital and private equity within a variety of industries. Steve also serves on a three non-profit boards including a 44 bed woman and children’s shelter, The Eagle’s Nest, the Minnesota Recruiting and Staffing Association and Rockford Area Athletic Association.