A Recruiting Agency with an Entrepreneurial Spirit

At Engage Search, our recruiters take on each search with an entrepreneurial spirit so the client succeeds in the perfect hire. Our team is routinely successful at uncovering the most talented professionals in the industry. We take the time to understand the specific needs of our clients and deliver results. We listen and learn. We know our clients’ needs, their culture, and their competition.

Engage Search is an executive search recruiting firm specializing in Accounting, Finance, IT, HR and Operational staffing services for businesses on both a local and national scale. Engage Search, LLC serves Nashville and surrounding markets and our team of recruiters combines years of experience with advantageous results.


Our Recruiting Firms Serve the Following Market Industries

Our clients span market industries and include, but are not limited to:

  • Healthcare
  • Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Insurance
  • Retail
  • Transportation/Distribution

Our Philosophy is Based on a Simple Set of Principles:

Personnel
Our personnel are our strength. We employ highly-educated and skilled individuals to provide our clientele with the utmost attention, devotion, and dedication.  Our team has multiple years experience in the recruiting industry across the accounting, finance, IT, sales, marketing and HR functions.

Honesty
We practice a transparent business model, keeping our clientele and candidates fully informed during the hiring process to ensure integrity and trust between both parties. We strive for long-term relationships and clients who are willing to attain their objectives with our help.

Reliability
We meet or exceed each of our goals and promises; otherwise, we do not make them. We do not take lightly our commitments. Adhering to these commitments is not a point to be pondered at Engage – it is an automatic and constant fact.

Quality
Quality of service is the foundation of our practice. We use advanced tools and techniques to provide clients with the most sought after talent in the industry.

Vision
With the rate at which the business world is changing daily, it is often difficult to know where the boundaries lie. While this can be of concern to many, with a partner like Engage Search by your side, the current conditions generate endless possibilities for the future of your organization.

Since inception in 2011, Engage Search has experienced rapid growth and success.  This growth and success can be attributed to the company’s tenured executive recruiting team working together with great clients to source the BEST talent in the marketplace.

Jodi Sneed

President and Founder

Jodi is the President and Founder of Engage Search, LLC. Engage Search’s success earned her recognition as a “Woman of Influence” and “40 under 40” award(s) by the Nashville Business Journal.

Jodi attended the University of Tennessee Knoxville (UTK) where she earned her undergraduate and master degrees in Accounting from the Haslam School of Business. Post college, Jodi began her career in public accounting with Big 4 firm Arthur Andersen, LLP. In 2002 she left Andersen and found a passion for Executive Search and staffing with a large global recruiting firm. She help spearhead and develop the high end consulting division for Nashville’s office and was Top ranked for it’s success and growth. After eight years and an effort to promote best practices, Jodi opened her own firm, Engage Search, LLC, in 2011. Engage Search quickly gained market share and earned strong recognition for successfully partnering with clients to provide the perfect human capital solutions. Jodi is responsible for the financial and operational development of the company. When not at the office Jodi spends time with her husband Todd and three young children.

JODIE

JODIE

President and Founder

Jodi is the President and Founder of Engage Search, LLC. Engage Search’s success earned her recognition as a “Woman of Influence” and “40 under 40” award(s) by the Nashville Business Journal in 2015.

Jodi attended the University of Tennessee Knoxville (UTK) where she earned her undergraduate and master degrees in Accounting from the Haslam School of Business. Post college, Jodi began her career in public accounting with Big 4 firm Arthur Andersen, LLP. In 2002 she left Andersen and found a passion for Executive Search and staffing with a large global recruiting firm. She help spearhead and develop the high end consulting division for Nashville’s office and was Top ranked for it’s success and growth. After eight years and an effort to promote best practices, Jodi opened her own firm, Engage Search, LLC, in 2011. Engage Search quickly gained market share and earned strong recognition for successfully partnering with clients to provide the perfect human capital solutions. Jodi is responsible for the financial and operational development of the company. When not at the office Jodi spends time with her husband Todd and three young children.

Jen Hasan
JEN

Recruiting Manager

Jen Hasan is the Recruiting Manager at Engage Search. With a background in Information Technology Recruiting, Jen joined our team in 2014. She works with our clients to provide top quality talent in Accounting, Finance, HR and Operations. She graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville with a degree in Business. Jen lives in Franklin with her husband and two daughters. When not working, she likes to travel with her family and go to her kids various sporting events.

Emily Edwards

Executive Recruiter

Emily Edwards is an Executive Recruiter with Engage Search. Emily attended The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and earned her degree in Marketing. After graduating college, she moved to Charleston, South Carolina before returning to her home state of Tennessee. Her passion for helping individuals grow professionally and building sustainable relationships led her to pursue a career in External Recruiting. When not working, Emily enjoys spending time outdoors with her Aussiedoodle Charlie, camping and fly fishing, and going out on the lake with family and friends.

Headshots Engage-Search Emily Edwards

Headshots Engage-Search Emily Edwards

Executive Recruiter

Emily Edwards is an Executive Recruiter with Engage Search. Emily attended The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and earned her degree in Marketing. After graduating college, she moved to Charleston, South Carolina before returning to her home state of Tennessee. Her passion for helping individuals grow professionally and building sustainable relationships led her to pursue a career in External Recruiting. When not working, Emily enjoys spending time outdoors with her Aussiedoodle Charlie, camping and fly fishing, and going out on the lake with family and friends.

Mary Kathryn Lievsay
Mary Kathryn

Executive Recruiter

Mary Kathryn “MK” Lievsay is an Executive Recruiter with Engage Search.  Mary Kathryn grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and graduated from Florida State University.  After graduating college, she worked with the Walt Disney Company where she learned the value of working on a team and discovered her passion for building strong connections and relationships with people from all backgrounds.  Wanting to further this passion and help change people’s lives lead her to join the team at Engage Search.  She is a true natural at connecting candidates with the best opportunity for their career goals.  When not connecting candidates and clients, Mary Kathryn can be found exploring all things Nashville, traveling or spending time with friends and family.

Katherine Casey

Executive Recruiter

Katherine Casey is an Executive Recruiter with Engage Search. Katherine attended the University of Louisville and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. During her time at U of L, she discovered her passion for helping others grow professionally and connecting them to build strong relationships. When not working, you can usually find Katherine riding at a horse show or spending time with friends or family, including her dog Curly.

Katherine Casey – Executive Recruiter at Engage Search

Katherine Casey – Executive Recruiter at Engage Search

Executive Recruiter

Katherine Casey is an Executive Recruiter with Engage Search. Katherine attended the University of Louisville and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. During her time at U of L, she discovered her passion for helping others grow professionally and connecting them to build strong relationships. When not working, you can usually find Katherine riding at a horse show or spending time with friends or family, including her dog Curly.