You. Us. Your next rock-star employee. Finding and hiring top talent isn’t a question of filling a role; it’s about developing relationships that increase everyone’s bottom line. We are a team of 25 and fill positions nationwide. Three Pillars connects some of the world’s hottest companies with their most important asset, the people who drive them forward. It’s the only thing we do, and we do it really well. We know the companies, the people, and are professionally storytellers, and for us, it’s all about cultivating the right personal relationships.
Avi Mally has been working in the VC-backed startup scene in NYC for the last 15 years and investing in VC-backed startups for the last 5 years. He’s an investor in a number of high profile startups and successful exists, including MuleSoft (Salesforce), Careem (Uber), PagerDuty (IPO), OpenDNS (Cisco), XTime (Cox), Greenhouse, Kabbage, Hired. He founded Three Pillars Recruiting 11+ years ago, which has emerged as one of the leading firms in the country focused on building innovative and disruptive startups. Three Pillars initially focused on digital media/online advertising and AdTech, and has since expanded its focus to include MarTech and Emerging Tech, as well as the broader consumer space. Prior to Founding Three Pillars, he served as Director of Business Development at AC Lion, an executive search firm focused on digital media. He still holds the record for the highest first-year billing total in the company’s twelve-year history. In 2007, he co-led the launch of the Retained Search Division, where he focused on VP, SVP, and C-level placements. Previously, as Research Manager for Nitron Circle of Experts, subsequently acquired by Evalueserve, he ran the research team, and serviced high profile clients, including hedge funds, venture capital firms, and top-tier investment banks. He graduated with a B.S. in Economics from Rutgers University. He lives in Bergen County with his wife, son, and daughter.
Dan Goldsmith brings 15 years technology and media sales experience, 10 of which have been spent exclusively focused on executive recruiting across the digital media landscape. Dan has had the unique experience recruiting for some highly impactful and cutting edge organizations. Dan started his technology sales career selling enterprise level solutions for numerical computation, visual programming and algorithmic development at The Mathworks. He then built New York’s first Digital Media Sales Recruiting practice at AC Lion where for 10 years he recruited for DoubleClick, Google, OpenX, Pontiflex and many many more. Dan is joining Three Pillars after a year with radical start-up, Narrative Science, where he was bringing rapidly scalable content generation to “AdTech” platforms and content publishers. Dan is a 1993 graduate of The University of Massachusetts at Amherst where he was a dean’s list student and Nationally Ranked “Cat1” cyclist.
If there’s ever been a guy with the gift of gab, it’s Gavin Frank! Gavin started his career as a Director of Recruitment at Aish HaTorah in Manhattan where he supervised a staff of five and coordinated regional programming and one-on-one learning sessions. In 2007, he decided it was time to move back to Atlanta with his family and accepted a role with First NLC Financial Services, an independent mortgage banking company, originating loans in 38 states. In 2010, Gavin landed at Three Pillars and quickly made a name for himself, becoming the highest-billing first-year recruiter in corporate history. Currently, he stands as one of the highest billers in company history. In his current role as Managing Director, Gavin enjoys sharing his industry knowledge with his coworkers and has taken a special interest in becoming an expert in the emerging areas of MarTech and AdTech. Within Three Pillars, he is known as an unrelenting advocate for his clients and candidates and will do anything in his power to represent their interests. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Gavin is a proud husband and father of three beautiful girls. He graduated with a B.T.L from Beis Yisrael College in Israel.