Stephen F. Smith
Stephen Smith has over 20 years of expertise in executive recruitment at all levels of retained and contingency search.
Stephen began his professional career with a New York City boutique search firm placing finance executives with high-end global brands such as Polo Ralph Lauren, Aeropostale, and Barnes & Noble, among many others.
Stephen moved to Orlando in 2001 and joined a Fortune 500 recruitment industry leader and consistently reached their elite Chairman’s and President’s Club levels. In 2006, he joined a fledgling entrepreneurial search firm where for the following 13 years he led their accounting and finance permanent placement operations throughout Central Florida. Stephen was a perennial top performer for the company which grew during his tenure into a respected global industry leader.
Stephen co-founded Trova with his longtime business partner Beau McGlamery where they returned to their entrepreneurial roots. He strives to serve his Trova clients and candidates with the same passion, integrity, and good humor that have defined Stephen’s professional career.
Stephen has a Bachelor’s Degree from Seton Hall University and a Master’s Degree from the University of Alabama. Stephen lives in Central Florida with his wife Carolyn and their three children.
Beau McGlamery is a talented and seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience in full-service consulting and recruitment for all corporate levels.
Beau began his career in software sales for the recruiting industry, taking to market one of the first Web Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). Through this venture, Beau became enthralled with the recruiting and consulting world.
Beau’s innate entrepreneurial spirit led him to own and operate his own hospitality businesses in Atlanta, Georgia, where he gained a keen, multi-faceted understanding of business ownership and operations.
In 2007, he joined a national consulting and recruiting firm — quickly climbing the ranks of the organization to become a Partner/Managing Director and leading the firm’s technology consulting and permanent recruiting practice in Orlando.
As co-founder of Trova, Beau strives to help business owners and officers meet their corporate objectives through unparalleled passion, commitment, and expertise in his field. From startups to established global enterprise, Beau alleviates the time sensitive burdens and pressures of securing the best suited Talent, mitigating costly risks due to operational failures caused by poor selections.
A Business School graduate of Life University in Marietta, Georgia, Beau returned to his native Florida where he resides in both Central and South Florida with his family, and when he is not working he can most likely be found in or on the water