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John Konyesni

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John Konyesni has over 15 years of staffing and recruiting experience.  John's career started within the manufacturing industry and over the past decade has primarily been involved in the energy sector. Throughout his career, John has lead, managed and developed sales and recruiting teams who have supported United States Energy Market. John is responsible for managing the overall growth and direction of GoldCoast Search Group. John holds a Bachelor's from Ohio University.


Alex Hannan

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As the CEO and Co-Founder of GoldCoast Search Group, I lead a national consulting firm that specializes in the placement of project based consultants and permanent employees within various industries and functions throughout the United States. With over 10 years of experience in the recruitment industry, I have developed a deep expertise in corporate strategy, human capital, and recruiting, and a strong network of clients and candidates across the country. My mission is to provide high-quality, customized, and cost-effective recruitment services to meet the diverse needs and goals of our clients and candidates. I work with a talented team of search consultants and practice leaders who share my passion and vision for delivering excellence and value in every engagement. Together, we have successfully completed hundreds of placements and projects for leading companies in various sectors.

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Laura Hannan

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Sam Craciun

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Laura Hannan is a highly experienced recruiter in the energy industry with a strong focus on electric utilities and renewable energy, particularly within Transmission and Distribution (T&D). With a decade of dedicated experience, Laura has successfully worked with numerous clients in the US, connecting them with top talent to drive growth and success within their organizations. Possessing a deep understanding of the technical aspects of the industry and the specific requirements for T&D projects, Laura's strong network and expertise in the energy sector allow her to source and engage with candidates who possess the necessary skills and experience for success. Known for her dedication, results-driven approach, and passion for making a positive impact in the energy industry, Laura is committed to contributing to the growth and advancement of the sector.

Sam Craciun has over 11 years of experience in staffing, recruiting, and consulting services in the energy sector; including oil & gas, utilities, and renewables. Throughout the past decade he has led, managed and built recruitment teams nationwide. Sam is responsible for developing client relationships, recruiting and execution, and driving successful delivery to clientele. Sam holds a Bachelor's in Communication from Malone University.

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