Stephen KowalchukManaging Director
Stephen Kowalchuk is a highly skilled Executive Recruiter who has extensive experience within the Real Estate, Real Estate Finance, and Technology arenas. He is equipped with a formidable blend of knowledge and experience and has a deep understanding of professional sourcing and recruitment. As such, his services are highly sought out by growth focused companies. His love and admiration for the art of cultivating relationships with senior business leaders and identifying promising talent has led to his great success as an Executive Recruiter.
Stephen Kowalchuk serves as a Managing Director and Partner at Corporate Management Advisors (CMA); a retained executive search firm in Orlando, FL. He has worked with CMA for a span of 20+ years and has assisted numerous companies and clients both domestically and internationally. As a professional Executive Recruiter, his goal is to help executives identify opportunities which align perfectly with their professional goals and their career aspirations, as well as to identify the most highly qualified candidates for senior level positions with his clients. Working with an aim to build personal relationships with growth-oriented companies and talented executives, Stephen excels in the art of senior level executive placements on a global basis. During his tenure as a Managing Director for CMA, he has worked alongside senior executives in the areas of Real Estate, Real Estate Finance, Technology and Vendor Services to the Real Estate and Real Estate Finance Industries.
Stephens’ primary objective is to assist growth-oriented organizations in their pursuit of superior talent. Through his extensive experience and cultural sensitivity, he has been able to assist countless high-profile and startup companies in the recruitment of highly successful executives. Stephen’s extensive experience in recruiting enables him to identify the ever-evolving needs of an aspiring business with the sole purpose of bridging the gap between the skilled executives and the company.
Prior to CMA, Stephen served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Lisanga Productions, Inc. – a company that specialized in Global Talent and Entertainment Placement. He represented artists, musicians, and performers and delivered talent on a global basis to the world’s largest theme parks namely Disney, and Universal, which ultimately acquired his businesses. Stephen always had an eye for talent, a trait which enabled him to excel in a career as an Executive Recruiter.
Stephen was born in Houston, Texas and raised in Western Europe (Brussels, Rome and Paris), he graduated Suma Cum Laude from Rollins College with a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities. He resides in Winter Park, Florida and is an avid world traveler, with a deep appreciation of diverse cultures and philosophies. He is the proud father of a son named Stephen who dreams of pursuing a career as a professional soccer player. He is happily married to his college sweetheart, Helen, to whom he has been married to since 1995. He also has a great passion for music and worked as a professional touring musician early on in his career. He has placed thousands of senior executives in positions from London to the Middle East, Far East and right here in the United States.
His professional memberships include Mortgage Bankers Association, Real Estate Service Providers Council Inc. (RESPRO) and The Worldwide Employee Relocation Council (ERC).