The Everest Group


*A division of The Everest Search Group, Inc., Los
  Angeles, CA
*The Everest Search Group Inc., Lake Tahoe, NV

Ranked Top 200 of America's Best Executive Search Firms in 2017 by Forbes


Our Team

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Retained Executive Search Firm

Matt Albanese, CEO, founded The Everest Group in 1992 with a primary focus in Third Party Logistics, Ocean, Trucking, Rail/Intermodal and Mass Retailers. He attended Niagara University and secured a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Business Logistics and Transportation, with a minor in International Freight Forwarding. His 20-year career began with a domestic Fortune 100 retail company, working in the Traffic and Distribution areas. He then spent four years with an international paper manufacturer, focusing on Inter-modal Transportation and Domestic International Ocean Distribution. The balance of his 20-year career incorporated various Distribution and Logistics Management positions throughout the United States, with a Fortune 150 direct selling consumer products company.
Dennis Teschler, Senior Director of National Accounts, has focused on placing middle and senior level executives in many functional positions within the Supply Chain industry. His core Fortune 50 and 500 clients are a cross-section of durable and non-durable corporations. Third party asset and non-asset clients represent thirty-five percent of his client base. Prior to executive recruiting, he worked in middle and upper management in the hospitality and food service industry for small and multi-chain restaurants. His last twelve years in the hospitality and food service industry were in direct sales and marketing with a Fortune 500 company, developing mid-to-large scale accounts.​

Anthony Duncan, Senior Director of National Accounts, attended California State Polytechnic University, Pomona pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Business. He started his career in the retail, computer sales and office product procurement industries. Over the past 16 years, he has enjoyed connecting clients & professionals in a variety of industries including: Apparel, Retail, Consumer Products, Transportation/Warehouse Management Systems, Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Animal Health, and Medical Device. With a particular focus on helping fill critical needs of the client organizations so they can continue to grow, while furthering the career advancement of professionals within the industry. As part of his process, time is spent upfront with clients to fully understand their culture, business objectives, and growth plans so he can better prepared to assist them in filling their needs.
Industries: Apparel, Retail, Consumer Products, Transportation/Warehouse Management Systems, Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Animal Health, Medical Device
Functional areas: supply chain, logistics, operations, distribution, warehousing, transportation, information technology/systems, regulatory affairs, manufacturing, marketing, finance, and human resources
Kate Perez, Director of Training Development/Projects, graduated from the State University of New York College at Buffalo with a Master of Science degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration. She also received her Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology and Psychology from SUNY College at Buffalo. Kate began her career in Higher Education working in financial aid and as a student advisor. She transitioned into retail management where she was able to focus on guest experience and lead a team of 60. Her most recent experience includes recruiting, hiring and onboarding team members. Kate is originally from Buffalo, NY and lived in Santa Barbara prior to settling in Los Angeles. Kate supports The Principal, Managing Partners, while overseeing the Project Managers by developing and managing search plans, sourcing candidates and performing internet research along with necessary administrative duties.​
Chau Trieu, Senior Project Coordinator, graduated at California Polytechnic State University, Pomona with a with a major in human resource management. Chau started her career in the food/service industry where she had gain exceptional customer service, interpersonal, diplomatic, and conflict resolution skills. Upon graduation, she started her new career as a human resource administrative assistant for a medical device/supply manufacturing company. Shortly after working for there, her diligence and willingness to on-take multiple projects, had allow for her to attain the title of HR supervisor. She led a team of HR Assistant and coordinated with other departments to achieve company goals in a timely manner. Thanks to her high level of focus on details, Chau is able to identify any problems and solve it with eased. Chau supports The Principal, Managing Partners, and Project Managers by developing and managing search plans, sourcing candidates and performing internet research along with necessary administrative duties. 
Kyle Bueckert, Project Coordinator, graduated from Azusa Pacific University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications Studies. As a student Kyle specialized in interpersonal communication as well as media studies and conflict management. He began his career as a senior sales associate at a small local business where he was able to develop his skills in product technology and customer service. Kyle also had the opportunity to work as a communications intern at a corporate wellness solutions company that works with universities and established organizations. While working as an intern Kyle created various presentations as well as researching clients needs to maximize the company's outreach and fitness programs. He supports the Principal, Managing Partners, and Project Managers by developing and managing search plans, sourcing candidates and performing internet research along with necessary administrative duties.