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AC Lion recruiting team

For more than 20 years we've been Digital recruiters for new and established next generation companies.

Who We Are

AC Lion is an executive recruiting firm for fast growth and emerging technology companies; and organizations being disrupted by technology.  One of the best recruiters in NYC and the longest in the industry, for 20+ years we’ve helped companies find rare and exceptional digital talent—building an extensive database of candidates along the way. 

We engage with our clients in an optimal way most fitting with the role, the circumstance, the culture and your organization’s needs. From mid-level managers to executives, we engage in the most cost-effective way utilizing high tech and high touch approaches. 

With an unparalleled understanding of the digital space, we take a deep-dive into your business to evaluate your current and future needs and develop a targeted plan. Our sourcing and screening process goes beyond the candidate’s resume, taking everything from technical expertise to soft skills and career aspirations into account.

For four years running, AC Lion has made Forbes’ list of the Best Executive Recruiting Firms—placing highest among digital-focused firms. 

Meet the Team

Michael Adler

Senior Managing Partner

Kaitlin Brooks

Associate Director

Melissa Duran

Executive Recruiter

Irma Enriquez

Executive Recruiter

Yosef Feuerstein

Associate Director

Taylor Friedman

Executive Recruiter

Ashley Krug

People and Operations Manager

Emily Liakakos

Executive Recruiter

Dana Lupton

Regional Director

Mary Rider

Associate Director

Dan Shapiro

Vice President

Katie Sherman

Senior Executive Recruiter

Daphne Sipos

Executive Recruiter

Pete Wilson

Executive Recruiter