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Ernie Russom, Executive Director of The Westview Associates

Ernie  Russom is a provider of Staffing Solutions. Ernie provides Accounting,  Finance and Administrative Support staffing solutions throughout the  Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware Region. Clients utilize Ernie's expertise for projects Nationwide. His clients vary from Non-Profit and Start up Organizations to Fortune 100's. Provided  staffing solutions range from Senior Finance and Accounting Executives to Support Staff.  Ernie utilizes the consultative strategy  "The Westview Advantage" to move beyond the requirements of the job description, to to incorporate the Clients’ Operating Culture, The Specific Required Accomplishments of the Ideal Candidate, as  well as the  Desired Short and Long Term Goals of the provided staffing solution. With this information, Ernie becomes his clients’ Outsourced Service Expert who effectively and efficiently provides staffing solutions which historically have become his clients' longer tenured employees. 

Ernie  has a BS in Business Logistics from Penn State and an MBA from Temple  University. His career began within the Financial Service Industry. Selected  accomplishments include being a senior member of PNC Bank’s Credit Quality Assurance Team which participated in numerous bank and portfolio acquisitions, the Compliance Officer for a $3.8B consumer loan portfolio which was managed by EDS, as well as the author of a risk mitigation product for the Financial Service Industry which was featured on the front page of USA Today. 

For the ten plus years, Ernie performed Business Development and  Recruiting as a Director of an auditing firm, as well as an Associate with  contingency staffing firms.  In February of 2012, Ernie launched The  Westview Associates, a staffing firm which utilizes consultative staffing  strategies to provide Direct-Hire, Contract and Temporary Accounting  and Finance Staffing Solutions. 

Ernie’s  community service activities include; President of the renowned pro bono job search group Joseph's People, Board Member of the Catholic Charities Appeal for Greater Philadelphia,   Co-Chairman of The Financial Executive Networking Group's Center City Philadelphia Chapter, Former Board Member of Temple’s Fox School of Business  Alumni Association, Past Commodore of the Mid Atlantic Yacht Racing  Association, Former Judge and Senior Race Officer for US Sailing, as well as an active member of several non-profit boards. 

Ernie can be contacted through erussom@TheWestviewAssociates.com or 610-405-4818.​