Our Associates

Marc Chaifetz
Marc opened Management Recruiters of Chicago-Far West with his partner (and wife), Sherri Chaifetz. Management Recruiters of Chicago-Far West has quickly grown into one of the top, award-winning franchises in the Management Recruiters organization. Marc came to Management Recruiters with 29 years of experience in corporate America. His management experiences include accounting, logistics, administration and human resources positions with Fortune 500 companies. The last 12 years of his corporate life were primarily spent leading human resources at a senior level. Marc's experiences include extensive domestic and international staffing from entry level to senior management levels. Marc is a native of Philadelphia and graduated from Penn State University. He transplanted to the Midwest more than 20 years ago, relocating for a job promotion. Marc recruits executive positions within the manufacturing and service industries. Because of Marc's strong business experience in the corporate world, as well as his extensive staffing experience, he provides value-added service through his advice and counsel.



Sherri Chaifetz
Vice President
Sherri is co-owner of Management Recruiters of Chicago-Far West, together with her husband, Marc. She had an outstanding and diverse 26-year work history before joining Management Recruiters, combining a Master's degree in counseling and six years of professional counseling experience with 19 years owning her own retail store and business. As a generalist in manufacturing and consumer products, Sherri's award-winning executive search talents have had major focus in the areas of marketing and sales, engineering, human resources and supply chain. Sherri's vast experience and knowledge have given her a strong intuitive ability to surface on-target "A-player" candidates for her clients. Sherri develops and maintains her many long-term client and candidate relationships with her warm and engaging communication style, tenacity, and excellent recruiting sense and expertise.  Her impressive amount of successful placements are the result.



Renata Bukowska
Recruiter Intern
Renata joined Management Recruiters of Chicago-Far West in January 2013 as a Recruiter intern.   She received her Bachelors Degree in Human Resource Management and Criminal Justice in May, 2013, and has continued working with us on a variety of recruiting, research and administrative projects.   She has quickly developed a solid understanding of all sides of the recruiting process and what it takes to deliver quality candidates to our clients.    


Tayrn Chaifetz
Account Executive
Taryn comes to Management Recruiters with a variety of experiences under her belt.  She spent an extraordinarily successful 12 year career in science education earning a B.S. in Environmental Management and a M.S.Ed. in Science and Environmental Education.   Taryn incorporated all disciplines into her teaching career and fully embraced the S.T.E.M. (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) philosophy encouraging all students to embrace the idea that science can be a creative art.  This creates an in depth understanding of the engineering field in which she specializes, increasing her ability to speak to those in the science field in their own language.   Taryn spent a great deal of time studying Psychology focused on multiple intelligences.  She can pick up easily on how an individual learns and will fit into various corporate environments.  Taryn finds Impact Players that will make an immediate difference on the client's bottom line.  She also has learned a great deal working with her parents throughout their 15 year tenure in the recruiting business.  While teaching, Taryn created a successful career consulting and resume writing side business; using her natural insight and communication skills to bring out the best in every candidate.  Please feel free to contact Taryn for assistance in either of these areas.



Joe Oczak
Account Executive
Joe has spent the past eight years as a search consultant working with a variety of clients in diverse industries. The last ten years have been with Management Recruiters of Chicago-Far West. Joe brings over 30 years of corporate and consulting experience developing strategies to add talent and achieve organizational goals and successes. His corporate experience includes over 25 years as a human resource professional in a variety of industries from the plant level to corporate headquarters. His experience encompasses all areas of human resources. Prior to becoming a full-time search consultant, Joe was Vice President of Human Resources and held other senior-level human resources positions for a number of manufacturing organizations. Joe's extensive search experience covers the full range of professional, technical, managerial, and executive-level positions. He has been responsible for large-scale staffing assignments of up to 150 people.


Claudia Reed 
Office Manager
Claudia joins MRI with a diverse background and experience in sales and management. Over six years of sales experience in the retail and B2B industry has provided her with vast experience in the field. Claudia takes a genuine interest in ensuring our clients needs and expectations are met. Claudia received a B.A. in Business Administration from La Salle University and has resided in the Chicago land area for over nine years.


Kari Reed
Project Coordinator
Kari is a Graduate from Iowa State University and have lived in Illinois for the last 11 years. Currently working as a Recruiter for Middle Management in Engineering, HR, and Supply Chain for our Chicago - Far West office; handling both permanent and temporary staffing solutions on a contingency basis. Kari actively sources candidates and works on a great system in order to present Impact Players in the industry to our clients.
Kari is a strong communicator and a strong relationship builder, and her promise to you is that she will work as hard as she cans to fill the position.