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Tony Bolliger

Tony Bolliger joined CareerSMITH Inc. in 2003 after having spent 10 years in the environmental and construction industries. Prior to joining CareerSMITH, he was employed as a Senior Project Manager for a billion-dollar environmental engineering and remediation firm located in northern California. Projects included managing large-scale remediation programs for the Department of Defense, environmental consulting, technical assistance with hazardous waste management, and management of solid waste construction projects.

As President of CareerSMITH, Tony develops strong relationships with clients to fulfill a broad range of position levels and functions across multiple market sectors including Energy, Power, Infrastructure, Transportation, Government, and Environmental. He works closely with clients to fully understand their needs and provides oversight and leadership throughout the entire search execution process, including directing research, candidate development, and interviewing and presenting qualified candidates. Tony is intimately involved throughout search execution to ensure the successful integration of candidates into client organizations. This results in high-quality candidates and long-term placements that make a strategic impact.

Tony partners with clients to develop strategic recruitment plans and his breadth of experience includes recruiting across a spectrum of leadership positions for clients looking to establish or augment corporate management teams. This includes recruiting multiple key positions for his clients such as Chief Growth Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and other strategic leadership positions.

Tony is a national speaker at multiple engineering and construction industry conferences held throughout the year in which he shares his strong E&C industry knowledge, recruiting guidance, and industry trends in recruiting and retention. In addition, he leads CareerSMITH’s participation and sponsorship activities for multiple industry associations and organizations including SAME, ECC, EFCG, FMI, AEC Advisors, and IEHRA.

Tony is a Board Member of the Association of Executive Search & Leadership Consultants (AESC) Americas Council and was elected in 2019 as the Council Secretary and Treasurer. The AESC Americas Council consists of elected officers from AESC Member firms in North America and Latin America to provide market insights and ensure that the AESC represents the very best in the profession and a rigorous commitment to quality standards.

Tony earned a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from Villanova University in Pennsylvania and is actively involved with Villanova’s alumni community. He also volunteers as a mentor and coach for his children’s youth sports league and participates with other local groups in his community.

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