“I consider Kevin truly exceptional as an executive coach and placement professional. Kevin is well connected within the media/entertainment/advertising industries and understands these businesses better than most in his profession. I consider myself fotunate to have worked with Kevin and look forward to a continued relationship for many years into the future.”

John Hughes

Independent Consultant, KAJE International

“Kevin is smart and trustworthy and he has great instincts about people. He is also very personable, energetic and fun to be with and he cares deeply about those he does business with. I think the world of him.”

Vicky Goldberg

Executive Search Consultant

“Kevin’s consummate professionalism and keen sensibilities are major factors why his executive search and career development company has experienced longstanding success. His approach of service with an element of education makes one feel like you are smarter having worked with Kevin. He also has a terrific sense of humor, and we all need a good dose of that these days.”

Teri Thompson

Marketing & Social Media Strategist, Rocky Peak Enterprises, LCC

“Kevin has a great talent for ensuring that his clients build and execute the talent plans that set them on the path to success. The insight and expertise he brings to the table is immensely valuable.”

Dave Powell

CEO, Prohockey

“Kevin is always my first choice when faced with a challenging search. He has taken the time to understand our business and how it is evolving in order to find the candidates who will be best suited to joining a hybrid-like organization. His dedication, style and manner make it effortless to work with him and he is truly a partner.”

Lorna Hagen

VP of People Operations, OnDeck

“Kevin is very good at what he does. He is an outstanding manager, and seeks to insure that every detail is done correctly, and on time. Moreover, though, Kevin has outstanding people skills and can work effectively with both High Level executives, and staff members to achieve a desired result. Kevin is an asset to any endeavor.”

Jay Di Silvetri

Client Technical Professional, IBM

“I met Kevin ten years ago when I was heading HR for Sony Picture Entertainment’s Digital Studio Division. Since, he has been a great business colleague and advisor. He has a wonderful, professional and cordial communication style, and he has a huge network of senior level executives in the LA area and beyond. Kevin is very well versed in both HR and general business matters, and his consulting firm is excellent. Kevin and his team are terrific at executive search, executive coaching, and outplacement consulting. I highly recommend Kevin and his consulting firm, Hand & Associates.”

Jim Tierney

Group Director, DaVita

“I have met with Kevin regularly for the past two years for executive coaching. I always come away inspired and ready to conquer the world. We also worked together recruiting attorneys for international assignments. I highly recommend Kevin. On a personal side is energetic and passionate on his business and ‘the business’. Always interesting to talk to.”

Ed Bremar

CEO, Bremar Associates, Inc.

“Kevin is one of the most connected people I have met in the media/entertainment business. He is particularly strong in his “inside” relationships with media service companies. He is generous with his time with those who are networking in the business and gives good and pragmatic advice. He is a strong effective recruiter. Anyone in the media and entertainment business should make it a point to know him.On a personal side is energetic and passionate on his business and ‘the business.’ Always interesting to talk to.”

Arthur Salyer

Chief Operating Officer, SDI Media

“Kevin is a pleasure to work with. He is smart, well organized and takes personal pride in matching the right person with the job you give him.He takes the pain out of searches!”

Elizabeth Panarella

SVP Human Resources, Asset International