Chris Fontanella

Chris Fontanella is the founder of Encore Professionals Group, a professional services firm specializing in the identification and placement of accounting and finance candidates in temporary and permanent positions. He previously served as Division Director for Robert Half International and Client Service Director for Resources Global Professionals.

Prior to entering the staffing industry, he spent years studying theology and preparing for ministry, having received his bachelor’s degree from Oral Roberts University and his master’s from Fuller Theological Seminary. Chris is also the author of Against the Grain: Counterintuitive Ideas on Business and Life, a unique account of the atypical philosophies behind his own success in the competitive staffing industry.

Chris continues to provide staffing services through Encore while he explores the world of writing and publication.