Our Team

Get to know our expert team. Our years of experience show in the excellence of our placements.


  • Frank Cianchetti, Founder and Principal

    It’s hard to imagine anyone with more passion for recruiting and placing the finest executives and professionals. Across the nation and internationally, Frank’s growing list of clients repeatedly turn to him for his deep experience, professionalism, integrity, and almost uncanny ability to find the perfect fit.Known for his tenacity, Frank succeeds where others have failed. He explores what others overlook and personally guides companies and candidates through the search, interview, negotiation and hiring process.For 30+ years, Frank has partnered with clients to help fill unique positions from single contributor to President, Vice President, Director and Manager levels. 
    • Biotech
    • Pharmaceutical
    • Nutraceuticals
    • Medical Devices
    • OTC
    • Regulatory Affairs
    • Sales & Marketing
    • Manufacturing
    • Operations
    • RA/QA/QC
    • Engineering
  • Sandy Cianchetti, VP, New Markets

    With 25 years of success as an executive with Fortune 500 companies, Sandy has extensive knowledge of hiring with excellence and first-hand experience with the profound impact hiring has on business goals. Her experience allows her to grasp the challenges of a role and fully assess candidates. Her ability to find hard-to-find talent comes from the rare combination of perseverance, excellent communication skills, and prompt follow through. Simply put, Sandy works hard, hits the bullseye, and is a pleasure to work with.
  • Richard Smith, Senior Director

    There is no substitute for experience, and Richard delivers all the insight and expertise that comes with 25+ years in recruiting. He has successfully placed Health and Benefits Consulting professionals and Health and Retirement Actuaries throughout the United States and internationally. Known for his thoroughness and candor, Richard’s personal approach ensures a full understanding of candidates and companies, consistently resulting in quality placements. He is undeterred by positions that appear difficult to fill and finds great satisfaction in placing candidates.
    • Health and Benefits Consultants
    • Health Actuaries
    • Retirement Actuaries
    • Wellness & Engagement
  • Scott Jones, Senior Executive Recruiter

    Scott’s aptitude for recruiting became obvious early; he was named Rookie of the Year at a large recruiting firm where he launched his career. After learning the business, Scott spent 20 years leading his own search firm before joining the HCI team in 2016. Scott works with all career stages, successfully placing new graduates up to seasoned CFO’s. He’s just as focused in his work with international consulting and brokerage firms as he is when serving the needs of sole proprietorships. Scott’s known for thinking outside the box, listening carefully, asking all the right questions, and bringing great value to everyone he works with.
    • Health and Benefits Consultants
    • Actuaries
    • Producers
    • Financial Consultants
  • Becky Decker, Business Manager

    Becky’s innate ability for networking and research initiates and grows executive level business in several industries.  Having been with HCI since its inception, she is an integral part of its success. Her natural business acumen is a constant asset as she provides administrative support, manages day-to-day business operations, and helps drive long-term goals and planning.