Leadership and Experience

GRN Coastal’s team has emerged as one of the leading firms across the United States among the GRN Network of 200 locations.

Always ranked in the top 5% of all GRN locations, we base our success on delivering upon assignments with top talent consistently. We pride ourselves on repeat customers.

GRN Coastal is located in Southport, NC. John Salvadore is the Managing Partner/Owner of GRN Coastal. He has personally worked for some of the leading companies in the electrical, industrial distribution and manufacturing industry, such as Eaton Corporation, All-Phase Electric, Affiliated Distributors, Vanguard National Alliance, Horizon Solutions and Horizon Energy Services.

Mr. Salvadore’s unique 30-year industry background allows him to personally connect with his clients and candidates. His 360° insight on industrial, construction and energy-related business challenges allows him to select the best talent that produces results. His experience includes:

He has built his career around developing high-performance teams, excellence in leadership, and driving revenue through start-ups, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other large-scale corporate transactions.

He has managed sales and engineering staffs as large as 100-plus employees and $500 million in sales. His real-world expertise and marketplace intelligence make Mr. Salvadore truly an extension of his clients’ teams.

Mr. Salvadore will find you the right candidate, who is the right fit at the right time. His experience in the field working with employees from the plant floor to the boardroom has given him the insights to help make decisions for start-ups to billion-dollar organizations. It is this real-world experience that has brought Mr. Salvadore to the recruitment field.

Mr. Salvadore has a master’s degree in Business Administration from Nichols College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Managing Partner

John Salvadore’s focus addresses how the acquisition of top Talent can drive Strategy, effect Organizational Alignment and have a direct impact on bottom-line results. An experienced industry executive, Mr. Salvadore specializes in the areas of Industrial manufacturing and distribution. He has built his career around developing high performance teams, excellence in leadership , and driving…

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Managing Partner

Janice Salvadore began her career in the Insurance world with Liberty Mutual Insurance in Boston. She worked extensively with major retail, health and food establishments. After many years in the Insurance industry, she went to law school and received her Juris Doctor. She transitioned in the legal profession and started her own firm in MA.…

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Director Corporate Accounts and Research

Chris Salvadore comes to GRN Coastal with a background in Sales, Marketing and Customer Service. He is considered a high energy, hands on executive and he has a reputation for superior customer service. Chris is passionate about building long-term professional relationships and works exclusively with our key partners to help them acquire top talent. Chris…

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Director of Talent Acquisition and Partnerships

As Director of Talent Acquisition and Partnerships , Tim works cross-functionally between business development, client partner management and talent acquisition.  Prior to joining GRN Coastal, Tim worked with Bank of America – Merrill Lynch in New York City where he worked within Global Technology and Operations. Tim assisted bank clients including hedge funds, multinational manufacturing,…

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Search Consultant

Julianne joined GRN Coastal from the corporate recruiting industry, where she handled multiple Fortune 10, and Fortune 100 companies. Julianne’s recruiting experience brings many key tools, operating metrics, and creative solutions to the GRN Coastal team.     After only 6 months with GRN Coastal, Julianne’s expertise was recognized with the prestigious GRN Nationwide Peak Performer…

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Recruiting Manager

Please join us in welcoming Matthew Trzesniewski to the GRN Coastal Team! He brings a fresh perspective and hands-on industry experience to our award-winning firm. Matt has worked for independent and national electrical distributors. He has witnessed first-hand how manufacturers, rep agencies, and distributors have had to adapt to unprecedented supply chain issues to satisfy…

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