Our People

Tomilee Tilley Gill

Tomilee Tilley Gill — Founder & President

Salt Lake City, Utah

After a successful career as a commercial banking and financial services executive, Tomilee transitioned to executive search. Her demonstrated business acumen and ability to thoroughly evaluate her client’s business and corporate culture sets her apart from other recruiters. Tomilee is known for her success at developing hiring strategies to find the most qualified executive talent. Read more >>


Alice Bova — Vice President of Research

Stamford, Connecticut

Having spent 19 years in the executive search industry, Alice is recognized by both clients and peers for her outstanding ability to source, screen and place high-quality candidates. Her diligence and discernment while obtaining her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Boston University, cum laude, remains as she excels at developing the fulfillment criteria used to satisfy candidate search requirements. Read more >>


Michael Michalisin — Regional Managing Director, Northeastern Region

Scotch Plains, New Jersey

Specializing in executive search for Pharmaceutical, Nonprofit, Manufacturing, Distribution, Consumer Products and Financial Services, Mike’s expertise involves advising clients in qualifying, selecting and engaging sustainable management solutions. Read more >>


Basak Yakar — Director of Operations

Long Beach, California (Headquarters)

An integral part of the company since our inception in 2001, Basak oversees the day-to-day operations for Executives Unlimited. In this capacity she manages the legal administration, business development and client search assignments. Read more >>


Allison Quinlan — Managing Director, Western Region

Long Beach, California (Headquarters)

With 16 years of progressive brand marketing and sales management experience in the beverage industry, Allison has developed a keen marketing sense and business acumen for Food Service/Hospitality/On Premise, Education and Retail Channels while operating within Manufacturing, Distribution, and Consumer Products environments. Read more >>


Sandra Nadeau Gifford — Director of Recruitment

Long Beach, California (Headquarters)

In her role as Director of Recruitment, Sandra sources and screens candidates, and is active in all aspects of the search process. Sandra joined EUI in 2012 and brings demonstrated experience in research, organizational management, marketing, and public relations. Read more >>


Ashley Pennewell — Director of Marketing & Business Development

Long Beach, California (Headquarters)

Ashley brings a fresh perspective to the Executives Unlimited team and is active in all aspects of the executive search process. As Director of Marketing & Business Development, she develops and evaluates current market strategies, in addition to managing the company’s website, articles, newsletters, and social media. Read more >>


Lauren Fitzgerald — Client Account Coordinator

Long Beach, California (Headquarters)

Lauren joined Executives Unlimited after a 5 year career in the spa industry assisting with the healing and rehabilitation of others. Her excellent client service skills contribute to her success and is something she utilizes at Executives Unlimited while assisting with the search process.