Gavin Hawk joined the Search Associates team in 2014. He is the nephew of Jessica Magagna, CEO and the grandson of Founding Director John Magagna and the third generation of the Magagna family to join the organization.
Gavin graduated, cum laude, from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor's degree in Communication Studies specializing in Organizational Communication. Gavin has been exposed to the family business for many years assisting both his Aunt and Grandfather when needed. In 2010, he began attending the Cambridge job fair annually to assist with the overall management of the fair and to offer support to both school recruiters and candidates in attendance. When a job opening came up for the role of company Project Manager, Gavin accepted the position.
Gavin's role within the company has him working side by side with the CEO assisting and learning all aspects of the family business to include candidate management, marketing, IT, operations, strategic planning and more. In addition, he works very closely with the Search Associates' Web Developers and is in charge of supervising all IT projects to include prioritizing tasks, scheduling and assigning specific resources and reporting statuses and summaries company-wide. He also works closely with our Marketing Coordinator managing the company's social media and online marketing efforts.