Our Team

Randy S. Strauss

Founder and Managing Partner Specialty: Financial Services   

Randy Strauss received his BS degree from Rutgers University and his graduate degree from Cornell University's renowned Master of Regional Planning program.

In pursuit of professional education and personal development, he is active with the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at the University at Buffalo, acting as Mentor to current business owners seeking to improve their management style and business performance. Randy is also a graduate of Leadership Buffalo. A sample of his other involvements include Kaleida Health Foundation’s Sustaining Donor Society, the National Mortgage Bankers Association, and numerous other non-profit organizations supporting Buffalo and its surrounding communities.

Randy’s life and business philosophies galvanize the community. For nine consecutive years, StraussGroup has been named by Business First of Buffalo as a "Best Place to Work" winner or finalist. He and his staff are dedicated to community outreach, supporting more than 20 area organizations.


Meet the StraussGroup

Randy S. Strauss 

Founder and Managing Partner Financial Services

Megan Suda 

Partner, Director of Finance

Christopher Jerzewski 

Chief Development Officer

Matthew Doyle, CSAM 

Managing Director Banking and Financial Services

Elizabeth Gleason 

Executive Search Consultant Information Technology

Lindsay Gregg 

Senior Search Consultant

Sarah Griffis 

Search Consultant, Construction Division Construction and Manufacturing

Brannon Jones 

Search Consultant, Contract Staffing Contract Staffing

Stanley Mandarich 

Director, Healthcare Healthcare

Jacob Strauss 

Executive Search Consultant Information Technology

Emily Wahler 

Account Manager RPO Division