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Executive Team

Seasoned leaders and industry veterans
Jack McCarthy

Jack McCarthy

Managing Partner

As CHT’s Managing Partner, Jack brings over eighteen years of Executive Level Experience in Technology Services and Solutions to the Firm. He has established, built and rapidly scaled successful, Inc.500 winning IT Solutions and Services Firms supporting and delivering Cyber Security, ERP, CRM, Healthcare, and IT Services to the F1000 and mid cap in FL, Southeast, and Nationally across most industry verticals. Successfully branded, established positively differentiated service lines, forged Enterprise OEM relationships/re-seller agreements with Oracle, SAP, IBM, Citrix, and Sun, among others, to establish high margin, niche deliverables and rich, recurring revenue streams for professional services, software and licensing. Currently building out a Multi-National, multi-disciplinary Consulting Organization.

Specialties: Seven years of delivering Best in Class Cyber and IT Security Solutions and Services, eleven years of Oracle ERP, CRM, and services/solutions fulfillment experience, including driving the growth of a Miami based Oracle Alliance Partner from 2m to 30+ m in revenues from 1996 to 2000. Extensive start-up experience with IT Consulting Firms, successfully developing brand and corporate identities, marketing/sales/recruitment/co-branding/channel partnership plans, among numerous other top down responsibilities

Ashish Dham

Ashish Dham

Practice Lead, IT Audit, Privacy and Compliance

Ashish is an IT security practice leader with 25 years of experience and extensive accomplishments in risk management, data analytics, privacy, audit and compliance with Fortune 500 and Big 4 consulting firms.

Ashish has been a partner to CHT executive management in building and executing on IT security and risk management functions for the company. His specialties include assessing and developing varying levels of IT security programs. He has a proven track record of advising and resolving emerging enterprise-level risks, while focusing on sustaining both sound governance and implementing controls across organizations.

Ashish’s deep experience and broad business acumen has consistently added value by identifying opportunities to enhance revenue and reduce costs.

Mike Holzmiller

Mike Holzmiller

Senior Technical Recruiter

Mike was recruited to join CHT, relocating to Fort Lauderdale from the Northeast to bring his 10+ years of Technical Recruiting experience to the firm. His drive, passion, and analytical mind make him ideally suited for the information technology profession.  

Mike has placed technology executives with some of the world’s largest companies in a multitude of roles, all the way up to CIO.  He has quickly built CHT into a top IT search and delivery firm while always looking to build upon his successes.  Clients praise CHT’s recruiting practice for its impeccable service, attention to detail, and cultural acuity. Mike is committed to maintaining a team of dedicated professionals, always striving to achieve and improve as a best-in-class unit.

Originally from New Jersey, and having graduated with a degree in Finance/Business Administration from UMass – Amherst, Mike brings 15+ years of experience with the last 10 being dedicated to his craft of Technical Recruiting.  Mike takes pride in the fact that the thousands of candidates he has worked with over the years continuously choose him when it is time for a new project/job. He has always made sure he was not just “another recruiter,” but a lifelong partner for his candidates and clients.

Mike strives to offer clients the best possible customer service and candidate experience. Candidates find him genuine, honest and a true resource in their search for career growth. Mike’s work ethic and communication style sets him apart from other recruiters.

Kristin Darden

Kristin Darden

HR/Administrative Coordinator

Kristin joins CHT, bringing her 10+ years of Human Resource and Administrative assistance experience to the firm.  With the passion to provide the best customer and client support, she brings her vast experience and knowledge to the team.

After graduating from Florida State University in 2006, Kristin started her first job as an HR Assistant under the Benefits team for MuniMae, it was there that she realized her enthusiasm for working and supporting all on-boarding staff. From there, Kristin went on to work for other noteworthy companies like International Medical Corp, a non profit crisis relief organization, where she worked with overseas country directors and staff to promote hiring initiatives. Kristin has recently relocated back to South Florida from Los Angeles, California where she was working with DAQRI , a tech startup specializing in Augmented Reality.  Her prior Tech and Legal administrative experience will aid CHT in it’s dynamic development and projected growth for the upcoming years.

Kristin’s commitment and dedication to supporting and developing any workforce she joins will be a welcomed addition to CHT.

Chris Danowski

Chris Danowski

Senior Account Executive

Chris is a ten year plus Solutions Sales Professional who joined CHT in 2018 as Leader in CHT’s Florida Practice.  Chris has established himself as a top performer and Client advocate without parallel in every Organization to which he has been a member, as evidenced by his attainment of President’s Club status in his two previous consecutive Organizations.  Chris’s relentless drive and  dedication to exceeding Client expectations  is a great fit for CHT’s Best Practices Methodology and Culture.  Chris is focused on expanding CHT’s Client base across Florida and continuing to raise the bar for Technology Solutions Fulfillment and Delivery.

Chris is originally from Long Island, NY and attended St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY where he received his Bachelor’s in Sport Management and a minor in Accounting and later went on to receive his Master’s in Taxation at the University of Denver.  Chris moved to Florida in 2013 and currently resides in Delray Beach, FL

Juan Mendez

Juan Mendez

Senior Technical Recruiter

CHT was pleased recently to welcome Juan Mendez to its rapidly growing South Florida Recruiting and Delivery Team as its newest Senior Technical Recruiter!  Juan has a distinguished history of high achievement in his career, having been a Presidents Club Winner in his former Firm as a Top Producer.  Juan brings over five years of Best Practices Recruiting to CHT, including National Solutions Enterprise and a Microsoft Partner Practice.  A Georgia native, Juan is a graduate of the University of West Georgia.