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For Immediate Release


Paul C. Stefunek
Office: 330-463-0303 ext. 223
Cell: 440.781.1794

Specialized Executive Search Firm Opens Los Angeles office and Appoints Allen Esrock as Managing Director

February 17, 2010 – (Cleveland, Ohio)—Talent acquisition and retention services firm, paul~lawrence associates and sister company highbridge associates, with offices in Cleveland, Chicago, New York, Atlanta, Baltimore/Washington and Sarasota today announced the appointment of Allen Esrock as Managing Director of its new Los Angeles office. Allen will be the Practice Lead in the Digital Media & Entertainment Industry and also will be a key member of the Renewable Energy service practice of the firm.

Prior to joining paul-lawrence, Mr. Esrock spent seven years as a consultant and entrepreneur at the forefront of the digital media revolution. During this period, Mr. Esrock founded Jitter Fingers, a safe social networking site for tween girls and their best friends. Common Sense Media, among others, praised the website as a "'safe online social-networking environment for girls' - and follows through on the promise."

Prior to his consulting career, Mr. Esrock spent seven years as the principal in charge of the executive recruiting practice for Larkin Group, a diverse professional services organizations serving the new media community. Larkin Group companies included Larkin Associates; LAWNMOWER, a networking company; and Origami New Media & Entertainment, a strategy and consulting company. Allen is a widely quoted new media expert and appeared in The Los Angeles Times, The Los Angeles Business Journal and the Downtown News. Additionally, he was featured in a Harvard Business School study regarding the use of stock options vs. cash compensation for digital sales executives.

Prior to executive recruiting career, Mr. Esrock was a television comedy writer. He graduated from Indiana University with a B.A. in English Literature.

Founders of paul~lawrence associates and highbridge associates, launched in 2001, include Larry S. Imely, Paul C. Stefunek, and Frank G. Skedel. Working in concert, paul~lawrence associates and its sister company highbridge associates serve as strategic partners with their clients in sourcing, assessing, managing and retaining human capital. The firm has built a series of industry-specific practices to support the diverse needs of its clients.

Through it's international partner, the firm also provides coverage in Australia, India, and Eastern China, including Hong Kong and Shanghai.


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