Leadership Team

Martita Mestey

Martita Mestéy – Diversity & Inclusion Partner

New York, NY – Send E-mail

Martita Mestéy leads our Diversity & Inclusion focus for Winner Partners. She is a subject-matter expert in the development of inclusive hiring practices designed to attract high-performing women and minorities. Prior to her role in search, she was the VP of Strategic Partnerships representing six membership and trade associations.  She is a lifetime member of Prospanica, an MBA association that strives to empower business professionals to achieve their full educational, economic, and social potential.

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“On-Demand” Winner Partners

Winner Partners augments our core team with “On-Demand” Partners who are subject-matter experts in their industry or field.  Our ability to activate specific expertise and networks as needed is a cost savings to our clients and allows our Partners to remain flexible and continue to strengthen their knowledge base with additional work in their field. By utilizing a consultant model, our experts play for your team and are on deck with ours when the need for their specialty arises.

Donna Korenich

Donna Korenich – Career Management Partner

Pittsburgh, PA – Send E-mail

Donna Korenich is a Human Resource Consultant with expertise in career management and executive coaching. She provides career coaching to professionals and assists company-sponsored professionals in transition (outplacement). She is also the Pittsburgh affiliate for Career Partners International, an international alliance of career management firms that utilize a highly personalized and customized business model for career transition.

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Dave Smith

Dave Smith – Economic Development Partner

Pittsburgh, PA – Send E-mail

Dave Smith is Winner Partners expert and trusted advisor all things economic development related. Dave is a 30-year veteran of executive search and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is the author of numerous “thought leadership and best practice” articles and co-author of two groundbreaking behavioral leadership studies. Previously, David served as a partner and practice leader with a top, global search firm. Prior to executive search, Dave was a decorated career military officer and served in Vietnam with the US Army Special Forces “Green Berets.”

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