Leadership

Glenborn Corporation was founded by Feargall Kenny in 2009

Feargall Kenny

Executive Recruiter, Founder & President

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Feargall Kenny founded Glenborn Corporation in 2009. He has always been a connector and, with his previous background in startup sales and sales management, setting up Glenborn to focus on recruiting for the sales function with startups was a logical progression. His thought leadership for both candidates and clients alike can be seen regularly on Glenborn’s blogs and Linkedin posts.

Feargall previously served as Sales Director for innovative startups KickApps (social media), Attributor (digital content tracking) and Equinix (hosting) where he was responsible for establishing their Eastern Seaboard Presence. At BT Global Services, Feargall produced over $60m in outsourced solutions sales to leading a team of sales directors that consistently ranked highest in overall revenue performance across the Americas for 3 straight years.

Feargall also is a savvy entrepreneur and in 2005  conceived and built the innovative citizen photojournalist agency, Citizen Image. In 2012 at Glenborn, created a cutting-edge recruiting platform called Hiresignals that was built on top of Linkedin and gare candidates a secret way to declare their job search status for recruiters on that platform. LinkedIn deemed it competitive and shut it down that year and launched the same functionality as their own feature in 2016. in 2014 Glenborn launched JobElevation – a visual job search engine that is a mashup of industry ecosystems (like Luma Partners’s Lumascapes) and Indeed job listings.

Feargall is actively involved in the NY startup and Technology community. He is the founder and president of the Digital Irish Group (www.Digitalirish.com) Irish group which hosts events in NYC every 2 months, has 3500 members and has helped 180+ Irish firms with their US expansion plans. He is also co-founder of Digital Irish Angels, is a regular speaker at recruitment and sales events, and has close ties with both the NY Venure Capital Communities.

Feargall graduated from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland with a degree in Marketing and International Business. He has been in the US since 1994. 

You can reach feargall at feargall at glenborn dot com

Marisa Allan

Executive Recruiter

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Marisa connects great people with awesome companies to build careers and generate desired results. As an experienced tech leader, Marisa understands the magic that happens when you put the right people in the right place. For her, recruiting is a mix of intelligent data-driven mining and a deeply human touch. From seasoned executives to rising stars, it is critical that she understands the ambitions, values and aspirations of her candidates and clients to ensure we all find the win-win-win. 

Marisa’s professional mission is to place the best female and underrepresented minorities in the space. She helps her clients build inclusive and highly qualified workforces by focusing searches around gender and diversity first, and overlaying table stakes skills. Marisa is dedicated to advising her clients and advocating for candidates on competitive market value. She is committed to helping ensure employers pay and candidates earn at parity, regardless of gender or ethnicity.

After years on Wall Street and then NYC tech startups, she discovered her underlying passion is helping build productive teams of outstanding people.  Recruiting with her long-term mentor, recruiter and trusted friend, Feargall Kenny, has been a natural next step.

Along with the Glenborn team, she strives to operate with the utmost integrity and a long-term view because she knows that as my candidates and clients win, so will we. When she is not working, she is hanging out with her husband and two children, volunteering for the PA, visiting NY’s galleries and museums and enjoying all things Bravo.

You can reach Marisa at Marisa at Glenborn dot com

Brian Karbel 
Executive Recruiter

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Brian began working in the high-tech contract recruitment space during Y2k and the dotcom days of Kozmo, Zefer, CMGi while also working with many Boston-based financial services firms.

Following the dotcom bubble and a year spent discovering what color his parachute was, Brian biked 100 miles for Team in Training and luckily landed at Akami working in inside sales. He then spent the last decade working in the ecommerce startup ecosystem selling personalization solutions at Allurent, Monetate, and DynamicYield.

Brian brings a fresh perspective to the sales and recruiting space following these guiding principles

1. Closed feedback loop

2. A deep focus on your needs as a candidate

3. Empathy

Brian is a New England Native who summered on Cape Code and made the move to Maine. He enjoys spending time with family, working remotely, networking, getting outside in nature, road biking and bbq-ing on his Big Green Egg. He only wishes he had more time for golf and the beach. He is inspired by many great mentors including his father, an early pioneer in the IT contract staffing space, and the late rockstar recruiter, Rosanna Y. de La Cruz.

You can reach Brian at brian at glenborn dot com