About MoneyTech Search Group®

MoneyTech Search Group® is an Executive Search & Recruitment firm with more than three decades of experience in and around the Payment Systems and Retail Technology sectors. Our niche focus includes credit, debit, merchant acquisitions, stored value card issuing, mobile payment, card security, bill and invoice presentment, RFID, micropayment, smart card, prepaid card, dynamic currency conversion, security solutions, payments, fintech, emv, and money transfer. We have a particular emphasis on emerging payment markets and international companies. Our target client companies are public or private, start-ups or profitable, with experienced executive leadership and range from pre-revenue to Fortune 500. MoneyTech Search has a successful track record in establishing start-ups through direct work with Founders, VC’s and Boards of Directors. MoneyTech is an affiliate of the Shepherd Search Group®, a global Executive Search & Recruitment organization comprised of specialty recruitment firms in a diverse set of industries.

A Word from our CEO

DGI’ve often told my good friends that as you go through life you need a knowledgeable physician, a savvy attorney and a well-connected recruiter. In today’s turbulent financial times, this couldn’t be any closer to the truth. For more than three decades MoneyTech Search Group® has brought organizations within Payment Systems and Retail Technology the most talented professionals the industry has to offer. Time and time again, we’ve been told to “Find the unfindable,” and we’ve done it while averaging an industry leading 97% retention rate. If you’re a company looking to hire, I’d invite you to give us your greatest challenge…. the one that keeps you awake at night. If you’re a candidate, we’ll treat you as we’d want to be treated. Whether it be Executive Search & Recruitment, Project Staffing or RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing), you’ve come to the right place. Let me hear from you. I can be reached any time at 845.570.4292. One thing I can assure you…. we will exceed your expectations.
David Gantshar
President & CEO

Our Leadership Team
Our Consultants
  • Ron Balsamo
    Ron BalsamoAccount Executive 772 873 7325
    Motivated by the dynamic trends in Cybersecurity, Ron is committed to staying on the forefront of technological advancements and developments and to sharing his technical expertise in a professional environment. He believes in building long term relationships focused on catapulting individuals through their career in the Cybersecurity sector. Using a collaborative approach and discovering the needs of the companies and candidates involved he is able to find the perfect match of talent and culture. Whether searching for individual security executives, or building support teams, MoneyTech Search Group has unparalleled access to the industry’s best professionals. Whether you are an individual hoping to learn more about finding a job in the high-growth Cybersecurity sector, or a company that needs assistance with its Cybersecurity staffing needs, call Ron at MoneyTech Search Group because he has your solution. Specializing in identifying and presenting executive-level Cybersecurity Professionals: Security Analyst, CSO, CISO, CTO, director of security, Chief InfoSec Officer, Penetration Tester, Forensic analyst, Vulnerability Researcher, Computer Crime Investigators, SOC and SIEM Consultants, Network Security Architects, Security Software Developer and Threat Intelligence.

    Contact:

    Ron Balsamo Account Executive MoneyTech Search Group® 772-873-7325 direct 772-871-1100 main 212-918-9184 fax ron@moneytechsearch.com www.moneytechsearch.com View My LinkedIn Profile
    Account Executive
    Motivated by the dynamic trends in Cybersecurity, Ron is committed to staying on the forefront of technological advancements and developments and to sharing his technical expertise in a professional environment. He believes in building Read More.
  • Dave Camp
    Dave CampPractice Manager 704 841 4110

    Dave Camp is the Managing Partner of DACOL, a MoneyTech Search consulting partner with a special concentration in Retail Technology Solutions.

    Dave has 30 years of recruiting experience and we are fortunate to have access to his depth of knowledge, his niche expertise and training and coaching experience. Of critical importance, he also administers our Fantasy Football league.

    Dave lives in North Carolina with his family and grandchildren and he enjoys golfing and staying up-to-date with all of the newest tech gadgets. He is also a polished pianist and enjoys playing for his grandchildren while they sing along.

    Contact:

    Dave Camp, Practice Manager DACOL Associates A MoneyTech Search Group® Business Partner IT Sales Solutions 704-841-4110 dave@moneytechsearch.com View My LinkedIn Profile or Invite Me to Connect

     

    Practice Manager
    Dave Camp is the Managing Partner of DACOL, a MoneyTech Search consulting partner with a special concentration in Retail Technology Solutions. Dave has 30 years of recruiting experience and we are fortunate Read More.
  • Larry Lebofsky

    Larry Lebofsky
Account Executive
 772 873 7917

    Larry joined MoneyTech Search Group® in 2002 after beginning his recruiting career in 1997 with a California search firm. He holds a BA Degree in Psychology from George Washington University.

    Experience and Specialties:

    Track Record of supporting senior management and investors to reach company-changing milestones.

    Helping people find new opportunities, more opportunities, and better opportunities in less time with fewer obstacles than any other method.

    Specializing in the 80% of opportunities that are never advertised.

    Specialties: Technology, financial services software, Electronic Transactions, On-line security, marketing, healthcare, loyalty services.

    Have worked with hundreds of start-ups, Fortune 500 companies, Big Data shops, rebate processors, banks, hardware and software companies.

    Extensive experience with payments companies - merchant acquirers, processors, e-commerce, ISO's, bankcard, prepaid issuers, banks, bill payment, money transfer, mobile payments.

    Significant direct work with Founders, VC's and Board of Directors.

    Achievements:

    Presenter at 2007 Southeastern Regional Conference

    2005: #4 Recruiter in the State of Florida out of 85 offices in the MRI Network.

    2005-2011: Top-100 Recruiters worldwide out of 1,000+ offices in the Global MRI Network.

    2007: Ranked #66 out of 4,500 recruiters worldwide.

    2008: Ranked #26 of 4,500 recruiters worldwide, #1 team in South Atlantic Region

    2009: Ranked #11 recruiter worldwide, and #4 team worldwide

    Pacesetter's Award: 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

    Published articles:

    ASKING FOR THE JOB: It's About Sales - https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/asking-job-its-sales-larry-lebofsky

    10 Real Reasons You Didn't Get the Job - https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20141117222425-238904-10-real-reasons-you-didn-t-get-the-job?trk=mp-reader-card

    Another 10 REAL Reasons You Didn’t Get the Job - https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20141118215520-238904-another-10-real-reasons-you-didn-t-get-the-job?trk=mp-reader-card

    Friday Fun ... Recruiter Translation Guide - https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20141121172707-238904-friday-fun-recruiter-translation-guide?trk=mp-reader-card

    Ten Additional REAL Reasons You Didn’t Get the Job (Yes, Even MORE) - https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20141124220334-238904-ten-additional-real-reasons-you-didn-t-get-the-job-yes-even-more?trk=mp-reader-card

    10 Small Moves for Big Search Success - https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20141208195707-238904-10-small-moves-for-big-search-success?trk=mp-reader-card

    Contact: Larry Lebofsky Practice Manager, Senior Account Executive MoneyTech Search Group® 772-873-7917 direct 772-871-1100 main 212-918-9184 fax larry@moneytechsearch.com www.moneytechsearch.com My LinkedIn Profile

     

    Account Executive

    Larry joined MoneyTech Search Group® in 2002 after beginning his recruiting career in 1997 with a California search firm. He holds a BA Degree in Psychology from George Washington University. Experience and Read More.
  • Chris Lutes
    Chris LutesExecutive Recruiter
 772 873 7915

    “Helping companies grow and changing candidate’s lives.”  These are what Chris uses as measuring sticks for his success. He truly wants what’s best for the candidates that he works with and the companies that he calls his clients. “The only good deal is one where both my client and my candidate are excited to begin their working relationship.”

    Chris has been helping companies and candidates for MoneyTech Search since 2008. He considers himself a conduit for connecting talented professionals with growing companies. His clients are technology companies in the area of Payments, Loyalty and Incentives, Retail Technology, and Mobile Technology. Many of his clients over the years have been small to mid-sized companies looking to expand into the US or looking to grow their current footprint. 

    Chris is a devout family man and considers the role of husband and father to 2 beautiful children to be his most important job of all. 

    Contact:

    Chris Lutes Recruiter MoneyTech Search Group® 772-873-7915 direct 772-871-1100 main 212-918-9184 fax chris@moneytechsearch.com www.MoneyTechSearch.com View My LinkedIn Profile or Invite Me to Connect
    Executive Recruiter

    “Helping companies grow and changing candidate’s lives.”  These are what Chris uses as measuring sticks for his success. He truly wants what’s best for the candidates that he works with and Read More.
  • Troy McLean
    Troy McLeanAccount Executive 772 873 7914

    Troy joined MoneyTech Search Group® in 2013. In his previous position as a Senior Recruiter, he focused on recruiting Accounting and Financial professionals. For two years prior, Troy recruited doctors and nurses nationwide. He currently focuses on recruiting Sales, Marketing, Product/Project Managers, Customer Service, and Sales Support & C-Level Executives for our Payment Systems & Financial Services client base. Troy can help with both permanent & contract staffing opportunities across the globe.

    Before getting into the recruiting profession, Troy spent more than five years as a sales representative in the construction industry. Troy enjoys developing a rapport with both his candidates and clients. He welcomes the challenge of matching the best candidate to the right opportunity.

    Troy attended the University of Florida where he studied Business with a concentration in Economics.

    Outside of the office, Troy is an avid fisherman & scuba diver and spends as much time on the water as he can. 

    Contact: Troy McLean Account Executive MoneyTech Search Group® 772-873-7914 direct 772-871-1100 main 212-918-9184 fax troy@moneytechsearch.com www.MoneyTechSearch.com My LinkedIn Profile
    Account Executive
    Troy joined MoneyTech Search Group® in 2013. In his previous position as a Senior Recruiter, he focused on recruiting Accounting and Financial professionals. For two years prior, Troy recruited doctors and nurses Read More.
  • LJ Breault
    LJ BreaultDatabase Manager
 772 873 7913

    LJ joined MoneyTech Search Group® in 1992 after graduating from Johnson & Wales University with BS degrees in Business Management and Hospitality Management and an AA degree in Liberal Arts.

    LJ is our Director of Internet Research. In this role he has kept MoneyTech on the front edge of internet search and performs daily database wizardry in support of our recruiting staff. He grew up in the business, and has more than 15 years industry experience supporting two generations of recruiters. When not at work, LJ is a Rotary Volunteer, a hard-hitting golfer and an avid sports fan.  He also works at Hibiscus House for abused & neglected children.
    Database Manager

    LJ joined MoneyTech Search Group® in 1992 after graduating from Johnson & Wales University with BS degrees in Business Management and Hospitality Management and an AA degree in Liberal Arts. LJ is Read More.
  • Julie Lambert
    Julie LambertMarketing Manager
 772 873 7918

    Julie joined MoneyTech Search Group® in April of 2008 and manages all administrative affairs and marketing.

    Julie holds an A.A. in Business Administration with Highest Honors and an A.S. in Marketing – Retail with Highest Honors. She has taken coursework in the B.A. Marketing program at Florida Atlantic University. She won First Place in Business Communications in the Nation in 1998 while attending Indian River State College and representing Phi Beta Lambda. She was named to the Florida First Academic Team that same year. She later spent four years at Liberty Medical Supply during a significant growth period for the company.

    Julie brings distinction to MoneyTech Search through her multi-channel marketing efforts. She gives back to the community through publicizing events for the Port St. Lucie Sunset Rotary and its efforts to raise funds for the community and its many worthy causes.

    Julie and her husband share a love of the outdoors and are committed to hike the Appalachian Trail in its entirety.

    Marketing Manager

    Julie joined MoneyTech Search Group® in April of 2008 and manages all administrative affairs and marketing. Julie holds an A.A. in Business Administration with Highest Honors and an A.S. in Marketing – Retail Read More.
Testimonials

*SVP Product and Technical Support, Point-of-Sale Software CompanyI want you to know I am extremely pleased with the efforts of MoneyTech Search in finding me a qualified Project Manager so quickly. Thank you and your team for the great results.”

*Regional Sales Rep, National Hospitality POS VendorI just would like to take a brief moment to thank the both of you so much for all that you have done for me in the past few weeks. I have never had the privilege to work with an organization such as yours throughout my career in the POS industry, and must say that as for my 1st experience you both are top notch!! You made yourselves available for ANY questions that I may have had throughout the entire process from beginning all the way through my signing on with a new company and resigning from my now past employer. You even made yourselves available on the weekends!! I am very happy with where you both have placed me and truly cannot wait to get started in my new position. Thank you both so much for all of your help!!”

*VP Sales, Electronic Payments Technology CompanyI have had the pleasure of working with Larry Lebofsky on several occasions. He is a highly skilled professional and a top level recruiter in his field. His knowledge of the industries he serves is unmatched and he has proven to also be a very valuable coach. I would recommend his work both as a job hunter, and an employer.”

*President, Global Cash Management CompanyWe have utilized MoneyTech Search during a period of substantial company growth. MoneyTech Search has located and assisted in the hire of many of our senior Marketing and Sales positions. MoneyTech Search has an extensive network of professionals to draw top-level talent. LJ and his team have done a fine job of first understanding our needs and then quickly arranging interviews with appropriate candidates. Their actions and methods have proven to me that they are first interested in long term relationships rather than a ‘quick hire’.”

*Sales Director, Merchant Cash Advance CompanyI am grateful for the high level of support I have had since meeting you. You’ve helped to make an unusual period in my life one that I will always remember as a growing and satisfying experience. I am happy that you’re so heavily involved in related industries; mostly because it ensures that our paths will continue to cross and that our relationship will continue to grow. You have done an admirable job; be very proud of yourself. All my best.”

*Senior Product Manager, Gift/Loyalty Card ProgramsThe most impressive experience I’ve ever had working with anyone [Larry Lebofsky] for any reason. Follow up, coaching, understanding of the industry – all top notch. I felt as if I was a pro athlete with a power agent in my corner.”