Catherine Palmiere


President, Adam Personnel

Catherine Palmiere’s career can be summed up in just two words: exceeding expectations. This is the result of fierce commitment to excellence and years spent honing her skills in staffing and recruiting — serving clients and candidates alike.

Catherine is a gifted, positive and high-energy professional with an outstanding reputation for managing large-scale recruitment projects. She has a proven track record of success in sourcing, identifying and closing top tier talent, with a special emphasis on hard-to-fill, niche market positions. She is a highly sought after staffing visionary with a passionate work ethic and uncompromising devotion to ethics.

Catherine has consistently provided clients with the latest information on best practices for employee management. She conducts industry compensation surveys to ensure competitive position and revenue maximization.

As you would expect from a leader, Catherine is a sought-after corporate consultant and speaker. She has been featured as an industry expert on Cable NY1 and AMNY.com, among other venues, and interviewed by many business-focused publications, including The Wall Street Journal. What’s more, she leads workshops and presentations at several training schools and colleges in and around New York City.

Catherine’s designations include:

  • Certified Search Consultant (CSC) and Certified Staffing Professional (CSP)
  • Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC) and Certified Temporary Specialist (CTS)
  • Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst (CPBA)
  • Author of A Guide To Improving EMPLOYEE RETENTION in The Modern Age
  • Member of the Society of Human Resources Management
  • Member, Board of Directors, New York Staffing Association

Catherine’s education includes a B.S. and M.B.A. from Manhattan College. She is also a member of the Adjunct faculty of Manhattan College where she teaches in the School of Business.

Catherine is a native New Yorker who enjoys spending time with family and friends, exercising and making sure she laughs at least three times a day, all which helped her complete two NYC Marathons.