Ryan Clark 248-974-5292

Bill Wednieski 248-343-6027

Jennifer Barnett 616-405-7512

Meet Our Team

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William D. Wednieski, CPA, Managing Director

248.343.6027

Bill does more than recruit professionals into companies. His ability to see and hear the needs (even the unsurfaced ones) of the company, makes for candidate-and-company matches that stick. His contributions to clients lead to their success and his contributions to candidates lead to life changes fueled by growth and opportunity. 

Tenacious and focused, Bill thrives in delighting clients and wildly exceeding expectations. 

Cred: 

  • The Headhunters, LLC co-founder
  • Finance and executive professional with 20 years of bona fide work experience in metals and mining, automotive, information technology, real estate, and financial services.
  • Led and built three different finance teams from scratch, and has extensive experience on both the buy and sell side of transactions. 
  • Director of Tax and Government Affairs, Severstal North America, Inc. 
  • Finance Director, Corporate Taxes, Covisint (COVS)
  • Director of Corporate Tax, Superior Industries, Inc. (SUP)
  • Chief Financial Officer, LJPR Financial Advisors 
  • Chief Administrative Officer, Seligman & Associates, Inc. (family real estate)
  • 10 years in public accounting

Fun: 

  • Exploring Michigan’s out-of-doors, especially around Houghton Lake
  • Coaching and watching his kids’ sports teams
  • Metro Detroit native

Ryan Clark, CPA, Managing Director

248.974.5292

Ryan has an uncanny ability to connect with clients and candidates, understanding their needs and providing value to their current situation. His drive and leadership led to the formation of The Headhunters LLC in early 2020. Ryan is highly motivated and communicative, and is fueled by making matches that exceeds the needs of companies and transforms the lives of candidates. 

Ryan knows that finding the right talent is only step one; securing the placement smoothly and quickly is what sets The Headhunters apart. 

Cred: 

  • The Headhunters, LLC co-founder
  • Division Director at one of the nation’s largest recruiting firms
  • Successfully placed more than 300 candidates in direct hire positions
  • 4 busy seasons as CPA in public accounting

Fun: 

  • Fishing
  • Kids’ sports
  • Collecting comics
  • Metro Detroit native

Jennifer F. Barnett, Director

616.405.7512

Jen operates under the philosophy that hiring the best person for the company – not just the job description – will reap the longest-term rewards. For her, it’s about understanding a company from their culture, team dynamics, current and future business needs, as well as the candidate’s goals and ambitions. 

Cred: 

  • 5+ years staffing experience
  • Successfully placed more than 300 candidates in direct hire positions
  • Division Director at one of the nation’s largest recruiting firms
  • Successfully led the spinoff of a new line of business
  • Degree from Central Michigan University in Human Resource Management

Fun: 

  • Traveling and road trips
  • Exploring Nature
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking