Meet Our Team

The Ottohahn Group is committed to strong, relationship-driven service to every client and every candidate. Meet the leaders who deliver on that commitment every day.

Sarah Gagliostro

President & Managing Partner – Engineering & Executive Recruiting

Phone: (585) 302-4703 ext 101

“We believe that best way to serve our clients is to learn all we can about their business, their environment and their people. We challenge ourselves to offer a long-term partnership that is innovative, dependable and intensely results-oriented.” Sarah comes to the executive search and consulting business with extensive technical and business operations management experience. Prior to launching the Ottohahn Group, she managed global compliance and program operations for a fortune 500 company.

Previously, she held technical roles in the automotive industry where she provided support to quality engineering, production engineering, purchasing, and maintained budgets and asset databases. Earlier in her career she gained experience in engineering, mechanical design, and architectural design and drafting.

Specializing in executive search and consulting in Nuclear Power Generation, Nuclear Medicine, Advanced Nuclear Engineering industries, & Medical Device Engineering & Manufacturing. Sarah combines the expertise gained through her past experience with her ability to build and maintain long-term relationships with both clients and candidates. She and her team are focused specifically on Engineers & Executives.

Nick Gagliostro

Managing Partner – Medical Device & Defense

Phone: (585) 302-4703
“Understanding the value of intangibles as well as skills, training, and qualifications is critical to support candidates and clients. We place emphasis on qualifying candidates not only from an experience and qualification perspective, but also from their cultural fit and level of value add.” Nicholas brings his extensive background in engineering to the role of executive search and consulting. He understands what Technical & Engineering organizations in the industry need and the employees they seek to make an impact on their business. Previously, Nick has held multiple engineering positions within Nuclear Power Generation Industry. He has provided engineering and technical consultation to solve complex problems, and developed engineering processes and specifications for the procurement of critical and significant components. He has also held supplier quality engineering, and manufacturing engineering roles at leading companies in the automotive industry.

Phoebe Fornof

Project Manager

Phone: (585) 302-4703 ext 102

“Recruiting at its core is about helping people, and that’s what we do. Our goal is to always find the best outcomes for both our clients and our candidates because we deeply value the relationships we build. Working with us is about more than just a transaction.” Phoebe is a recent MBA graduate from Stony Brook University and comes to The Ottohahn Group from a background in marketing, customer service, and administration. Previously, she held a role as a Project Manager responsible for supporting innovation and entrepreneurship, so she understands the unique complexities of the technical and engineering world. Phoebe is responsible for brand management, marketing, strategic development, recruitment support, and office administration.