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The Amsterdam Advantage

Insight. Access. Experience.

We are focused, nimble and resourceful, with a pulse on the rapidly changing Retail/Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) industries. With a deep understanding of people and their motivations, we curate C-Suite executive leaders who fit your culture and will transform your business and have established strong relationships with vanguards and newcomers alike.

"Gail is the ultimate corporate matchmaker.  She takes the time to understand the company role and culture and pairs executives accordingly, creating mutually beneficial long-term relationships.  Her recruitment and placement of me took my career to a new level. Gail is a wonderful listener, coach, and relationship builder.  We have remained connected for over twenty years."

Marcy Schaffir – Lane Bryant – Former President, Lane Bryant + Cacique Intimates

"Gail drives high placement performance through extensive culture fit research, top market analysis, and a critical eye on personality and leadership characteristics. Gail is a hand-on, supportive, driven partner who truly delivers top talent that matches existing business needs, as well as future state growth objectives."

Shawna Grella – Bob’s Discount Furniture – SVP Operational Strategy & Customer Innovation

Nick Wood

"When placing me, Gail was great throughout the entire process. She articulated the role well, prepping me with a deep understanding of the culture and people. I was on the fence and Gail coached me every step of the way. She was available on weekends and evenings, making sure all my concerns were addressed."

Nick Wood – Head of Pricing Strategy & Analytics – Bob’s Discount Furniture

Jim Howell

“Gail builds long-term relationships and has a real personal touch that I experienced both as a candidate and the one doing the hiring. She listened, challenging our strategy to craft the best roadmap to secure top talent. Thorough to a fault, Gail always recruited top hires with great outcomes.”

Jim Howell – CFO – CEC Entertainment (former EVP, Finance & Treasurer, Nordstrom)

Mike Koppel

“First, Gail really listened to me, hearing what I was trying to accomplish in hiring the right talent for our financial function. Second, Gail delivered! She has an intuitive ability to find the right candidates, not only from a job skills' perspective, but also with high EQ. We built a team over time who seamlessly fit our culture and stayed the course.”

Mike Koppel – Former EVP, CFO – Nordstrom



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200 East 66th Street, Suite B1105
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