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Bob Cavoto 
Senior Principal

With more than 20 years of executive search experience, Bob built 20/20 Foresight from the ground up.

Before founding the company, Bob worked as the CFO of a $1 billion entertainment and real estate company. He was also the President of Merrill Lynch Realty-Chicago (real estate investment banking), a consultant with a Big Four international accounting firm and a college-level real estate finance instructor.

Bob earned his accounting degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He also holds a Certified Public Accountants certificate and Real Estate Licenses Series 7 and 63. This vast industry experience gives Bob a unique perspective on the industries our company specializes in.

Rare as it may be, Bob enjoys his leisure time as an avid sailor, a tri-athlete, a hot yoga enthusiast and a squash player.

email : bcavoto@2020-4.com

 

 

Stephanie Cook
Founder and CEO

Stephanie has more than a decade of experience placing C-level executives. She plays a key leadership role in the firm, splitting her time between our Chicago office and Los Angeles office, along with managing administrative operations across all 10 offices.

A California native, Stephanie earned her bachelors degree from San Jose State University and a Masters in Education with an emphasis in testing from San Diego State University. She enjoys cycling and exploring new places.

email : scook@2020-4.com

 

 

Glen Esnard,  
Executive Vice President, Senior Principal 

A veteran of the commercial real estate services business, Glen brings nearly twenty years of leadership experience to 20/20 Foresight. He has held senior leadership positions at CB Richard Ellis, Colliers and Grubb & Ellis, most recently as President of US Brokerage and President of Capital Markets. 

Glen received his bachelors degree from the University of Southern California and studied organizational change at Northwestern University. He enjoys fly fishing, mountain biking, skiing and Krav Maga.

email : gesnard@2020-4.com

 

 

Dan Schlesinger
Senior Principal

Dan brings more than 10 years of real estate development experience and relationships as Senior Principal in our New York office.

After starting his career with Toll Brothers and Sigal Construction in Washington, D.C., Dan moved to New York to lead development acquisitions for Meridian Development Partners. As he discovered a passion for creating relationships and connecting people with opportunities, he shifted to recruiting.

Dan has a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland and an MBA from Georgetown University. Dan is a LEED Accredited Professional and a licensed Real Estate Salesperson. With four marathons under his belt, Dan is an avid runner, triathaloner, GoRucker and rising outdoorsman.

email : dschlesinger@2020-4.com

 

 

Scott Boras
Senior Principal

As a former senior financial executive with two commercial real estate companies, Scott brings industry expertise and years of experience to 20-20 Foresight Consulting.

His career accomplishments include the acquisition, financing, development and disposition of several million square feet of commercial real estate across the United States. Scott’s also experienced in capital sourcing, financial management, human resources and operations.

Scott’s career began as a corporate lawyer with Latham & Watkins. He holds an MBA from The Wharton School, a law degree from the Pepperdine School of Law and a BBA from Simon Frasier University. He’s a licensed California broker and a LEED Accredited Professional.

email : sboras@2020-4.com

 

 

Leslie Chandler
Senior Principal

Leslie brings more than 12 years executive search experience to 20/20 Foresight. Before joining us in 2005, she led HR teams within a number of Real Estate companies. There she gained a unique understanding of recruitment practices and methodologies.

Hailing from the Midwest, Leslie earned a communications degree from Indiana. She currently works in our San Francisco office and enjoys skiing and hiking Mt. Tamalpais during her spare time.

email : lchandler@2020-4.com

 

 

Bob Zingerman
Senior Principal

Bob has over 10 years experience working in HR for financial service companies. He’s also held a real estate license in New York. Today, Bob helps oversee our New York City office. With his breadth of experience, he conducts searches for both finance and service industries and mentors several of our junior recruiters.  

Bob earned his Finance degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He’s an avid sailor and recently completed his first marathon in Chicago.

email : bzingerman@2020-4.com

 

 

Jim McGuffin
Senior Principal

As the Managing Principal of our Dallas office, Jim has been integral in building our Construction and Real Estate search operations and contributing to our Education and Athletic verticals. He has a passion for finding talent and a knack for understanding leadership needs.

Jim has an Economics degree and an MBA from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Prior to joining 20/20 Foresight, Jim worked as Assistant Athletics Director and passed the Series 7 and 63 exams in the real estate, financial and investment service industry. Jim has also been a real estate investor for more than 15 years and sits on several boards of real estate operating companies.

email : jmcguffin@2020-4.com

 

 
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Laura Beckman  
Senior Principal

Since joining 20/20 Foresight in 2009, Laura splits her time between our Chicago and Washington, D.C., office. She’s placed countless mid- to senior level executives while cultivating the firm’s research capabilities.

Prior to 20/20 Foresight, Laura worked for a top European executive recruiting firm. There, she was responsible for establishing the firm’s U.S. operations, developing their proprietary database and honing her executive recruiting skills.

Laura graduated from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where she was the captain of the Women’s Water Polo team. Today, she’s a marathoner and a pilates enthusiast—which lets her experience the vibrant restaurant scenes in both Chicago and D.C.

email : lbeckman@2020-4.com

 

 

Kristen Keate
Senior Principal

With nearly 10 years executive recruiting and research experience, Kristen possesses a broad understanding of the executive search process.

Kristen specializes in conducting mid to senior-level search assignments in the real estate and financial service industries. She works with our team of recruiters to create search plans and execute each client’s search successfully. 

Kristen is based out of our San Francisco office. She graduated from Indiana University Kelley School of Business in Bloomington with a Bachelors of Science in Business Marketing. In her free time, Kristen enjoys spending time outdoors, cooking and traveling.

email : kekeate@2020-4.com

 

 

Reid Behrens
Senior Principal

Reid began his career in real estate with a Fortune 500 company and left as Recruitment Manager specializing in the placement of real estate and finance professionals nationally and worldwide. Reid joined 20/20 Foresight Executive Search in 2014. He teams with clients in the execution of senior to mid-level search assignments. He splits his between our Chicago, Los Angeles and New York offices. Additionally, Reid sits on several Boards in the real estate and finance sectors.

Reid graduated from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana with a degree in International Studies of Economics. In his spare time he enjoys cooking and sports of all kinds, specifically, golf.

email : rbehrens@2020-4.com

 

Brigitte Sinnick
Senior Director of Research, Analysis & Systems

Brigitte is our Director of Research, Analysis and Systems. She’s responsible for developing our database systems, continuously working to keep 20/20 Foresight at the forefront of executive search.

Brigitte graduated from Elmhurst College with a BS in Finance. She currently lives in Chicago and in her free time, she enjoys boating, cooking and attending sporting events.

email : bsinnick@2020-4.com