“When creating the road map to success, my experience and business acumen can play an integral role. I’ve helped myriad companies of all sizes implement sustainable, scalable recruiting solutions."
-Diane O'Brien, Director
Diane O’Brien has 20 years of recruiting expertise. She began recruiting in 2000 and launched her own firm, SalesSource, in 2003. She has recruited and consulted on various roles and currently specializes in executive level searches. Her experience has grown through her time hiring in a multitude of industries, including healthcare, IT, insurance, sales, engineering, data,clean-technology, cannabis, and finance. As an expert in the field, she authored her first book, “Work from Home Headhunter: 10 Week Guide to Six-Figure Success,” in 2014. The book has served as a guiding light to inspire and mentor hundreds of other working women in the recruitment field.
Diane has been featured in various articles and media outlets throughout her career. She was first featured in Inc. magazine’s article, “How to Build the Ultimate Sales Force,” which focused on helping Fortune 100 clients build out there sales teams. She was interviewed by ABC News on cutting edge recruiting tools, such as HireVue’s video technology, as well as other tools of the trade that have helped her clients hire faster and smarter. Her clients have found Diane to have a special knack in easily attracting the perfect candidate for hard-to-find, high level jobs.
Diane is currently partnering with SearchTower as their Director of Executive Search. SearchTower is a Philadelphia-based firm that specializes in financial executive searches nationally. Her ability to attract top-notch, high-integrity, C-level clients and candidates is invaluable in connecting the right person to the right job. She prides herself on not only being able to flawlessly execute on any tough job search, but also to continue to make the process fun for both her clients and candidates. She continues to have a strong passion to help more women discover and become entrepreneurs in the recruiting field, as she believes this has been the perfect “work from home” job that she never even knew existed while in college. Diane graduated with a BS form York College in Business Administration, with a minor in Marketing, and continued studying marketing at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Diane has been married for more than 20 years, and she has two daughters and a golden retriever named Tucker. In her free time, Diane enjoys living an active lifestyle, which includes hiking, traveling, real estate investing, writing, and reading self-help and business books. Diane is also passionate about giving back to charitable causes that support animals, children, and cancer research. But most of all, she loves helping people find jobs that make them more money and give them a better lifestyle. Diane believes work should be fun, and she feels grateful to be living out her version of the American Dream, while helping others find theirs!