Who We Are
Meet the Team
As founder & Managing Partner, Matt oversees MICA’s strategic direction, as well as client development and satisfaction. He began his career as an entrepreneur after graduating from Saint Michael’s College, when he successfully launched and sold an international startup.
From there, Matt entered the world of recruiting and consulting where he has built and led successful recruiting teams for local and global firms. For the past 12+ years, he has specialized in the Marketing, Interactive, Creative & Advertising disciplines, working with talented marketers and some of the best known brands, complex businesses and fastest growing startups.
Matt has served at the board and committee level for several industry organizations, including the American Marketing Association, Marketing Executive Network Group, The Ad Club of Boston and the In-House Agency Forum. He has also volunteered his time to several non-profits, including three years on the Board of Directors, one year as Board President for the Susan G. Komen Foundation, and two years on the Council of Champions for Citizen Schools; he currently serves on the Board of Directors of Commonwealth Compact at UMass Boston.
Originally from the rural town of Sutton Mills, NH, Matt loves all things outdoors, from motorcycles to hockey. Today, he successfully balances his time between the north country and the big city, always remaining dedicated to driving MICA Consulting Group forward.
Tim has been a recruiting leader in the Boston area for the past 14+ years. After making a career transition from marketing to recruiting in 2003, he began a run of eight consecutive years as the top-performing recruiter for a boutique search firm in Cambridge. There, he placed top marketing, sales, product, analytics and professional services talent with software, e-commerce and marketing services companies, which remains his focus today. After co-founding his own recruiting firm and overseeing revenue growth from zero to $2 million, he sold it and re-focused on doing what he enjoys most: helping interesting companies grow by finding them the best available talent in the market.
Tim has a passion for recruiting that has enabled him to develop lasting, productive partnerships with clients and candidates alike. He lives in Arlington, MA, with his wife and two children. When he’s not attending one of his son’s sporting events or daughter’s dance recitals, he’s probably listening to alternative rock (from the 90s to today) or cheering for the Red Sox, Celtics and Patriots (especially Tom Brady).
Director, Talent Acquisition
Katie is responsible for sourcing and developing relationships with candidates, as well as working closely with MICA’s clients. She started her career in public relations and events which led her to the world of advertising and, ultimately, recruiting. With a large, well-established network, combined with her prior industry experience, she excels at matching the right candidate with the right opportunity at the right time.
Katie holds a B.A. in Mass Communication from Louisiana State University. Outside the office, she is a music enthusiast and avid traveler who can often be found talking her way into a sold-out show or relaxing on a tropical beach.
Joey brings 20 years’ experience in the marketing and advertising industry, plus a passion for developing and nurturing long-term business relationships to his work with clients at MICA.
Joey’s career foundation was built working with powerhouse brands like BMW, Sprint and Aflac, at renowned agencies such as Digitas, MullenLowe and A&G. There, he gained the experience of building and leading deeply integrated marketing teams with the capabilities to develop highly acclaimed marketing programs across the full spectrum of marketing channels.
Additionally, Joey joined fellow Babson alum and entrepreneur as a founding partner of Connelly Partners, one of Boston’s largest and fastest growing creative agencies. He knows what it takes to build strong marketing teams from the ground up. Now at MICA, Joey applies his deep knowledge of marketing to help clients determine how best to staff their marketing team, and connects them with the right people to help drive long-term success.
In his free time, Joey can be found cheering from the sidelines at his sons’ games and track meets, or knee deep in diy demolition and home renovation projects. Joey is an early morning cyclist and a Vermonter at heart.
Denise brings over 25 years of diverse experience in human capital management, with emphasis in strategic recruiting, talent management, leadership development, career transition, executive coaching and diversity training. She has worked with complex, integrated senior-level teams and C-level decision makers with Fortune 1000 global corporations to forge long-term partnerships, while providing sustainable solutions, helping companies increase productivity, innovation and profitability, while optimizing their best talent.
As Managing Director & Co-founder of a boutique human resource management consulting firm for 20+ years, Denise leveraged her experience to achieve significant performance milestones. She has also served as Director of Client Solutions for Korn Ferry for the Mid-Atlantic region and, most recently, as Vice President for Lee Hecht Harrison for Florida.
Denise began her corporate career working with Fortune 500 companies, such as ExxonMobil, Conoco Phillips and The Xerox Corporation, with increasing responsibilities in human resource management, sales and marketing roles, after graduating with an MBA from The Michael G. Foster Graduate School of Business, University of Washington, and earning a BS in Economics from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Denise has also served on a variety of non-profit boards, including PBS, Boy Scouts of America, Museum of Fine Arts (Houston) and Junior Achievement. A native Oklahoman, she spends her free time with family and friends, hosting life’s important celebrations and enjoying the art of exotic travel and fine dining while indulging in her love of art, touring galleries and museums.
Chief Financial Officer
Kacey is MICA’s Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining, she spent five years at Ocean Gate Capital Management, LP, as an investment advisor, where her responsibilities included managing financial and investor reporting, as well as fund operations.
Before joining Ocean Gate, Kacey worked as a financial analyst for Mercer Human Resources Consulting, an international human resources management and consulting firm. She began her career working in the audit groups of Arthur Andersen, LLP and Alexander, Aronson, Finning & Co. for a combined five years. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Boston College and is a licensed C.P.A.