Meet Premier Financial Search

Allan Fisher – President

Allan Fisher is President and Founder of Premier Financial Search. Allan has more than 20 years of recruiting experience in the accounting industry. He specializes in identifying candidates with strong accounting and business management backgrounds and placing them in prestigious CPA firms. Over the years, Allan has garnered a reputation for creating unerring candidate and client matches, thanks to a combination of personal insight and extensive experience. Indeed, his working knowledge is also informed by his own accounting background, which includes four years of accounting—two for a small professional services firm, and two for a division of a $500 million publicly traded software manufacturer.

Allan started his recruiting career in January 1998 at Accounting Principals, a national staffing firm. During his three and a half years at Accounting Principals, Allan was consistently ranked as one of the top executive recruiters nationwide. In 2000, Allan was awarded the prestigious “Consultant Of The Year” award by the California Staffing Professionals (CSP) association.

Read More | Allan on LinkedIn | Email Allan | (661) 799-0101

Stacie Gallagher – Executive Recruiter

Stacie brings 15 years of success in placing finance and accounting professionals. From public to private, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, Stacie understands the needs of her clients and the urgency often endemic to this work. Likewise, her willingness to spend time getting acquainted with individual candidates has been equally key in her ability to deliver exemplary, consistent service throughout her career.

Read MoreStacie on LinkedIn | Email Stacie | (818) 206-3292

Sharon Avisar – Executive Recruiter

Sharon joined Premier Financial Search in 2019. Sharon’s vast experience ranges from audit to tax in traditional CPA firms and in business management practices. Sharon’s knowledge of the industry, technical experience in accounting, and a passion for connecting with people makes her a strong liaison between clients and candidates.

Read More Sharon on LinkedIn | Email Sharon | (818) 510-3137

Kayla Spinti – Executive Recruiter

Kayla’s prior experience in the Staffing Division of Baker Tilly, one of the ten largest CPA Firms in the US, makes her uniquely qualified to understand the needs of our clients in Public Accounting, Business Management, Family Office and Private Industry.

Read More | Kayla on LinkedIn | Email Kayla | (414) 998-0165

Viktoriya Ilieva – Executive Recruiter

Viktoriya has been recruiting for almost two years now! Her experience comes mostly from the Accounting and Finance field where she consistently placed candidates from entry level all the way to VP’s. Viktoriya wants to continue to develop and grow as a recruiter in this space. We are excited to see all that she can accomplish at PFS!

Read More | Viktoriya on LinkedIn | Email Viktoriya | (949) 210-3480

Deanna Gutierrez – Director of Operations

Deanna Gutierrez joined the Premier Financial Search team in June 2016. Her dynamic background includes a career in the entertainment industry as well as experience in retail; She brings this diverse experience and a passion for helping others to recruiting.

Read More | Deanna on LinkedIn | Email Deanna | (310) 401-1332

Alyssa Malette – Administrative Assistant

Alyssa Malette joined the Premier Financial Search team in November 2020. Her dynamic background includes more than 10 years in customer service as well as experience in public relations.

Read More | Alyssa on LinkedIn | Email Alyssa

Premier Financial Search is recognized for consistently finding qualified candidates to directly fulfill our client’s needs. We specialize in the placing of Accounting and Financial professionals in CPA and Business Management firms. Our clients include some of the Top National, Regional and Local Firms as well as Entrepreneurial Companies in the following areas:


– Dallas / Ft. Worth

– Midland / Odessa

– Houston

– Austin

– San Antonio


– Portland

– Salem


– Los Angeles

– San Fernando Valley

– Orange County

– San Diego

– The Bay Area

– Ventura / Santa Barbara

– Sacramento


– Seattle

New York:

– New York City

– Buffalo

– Rochester

– Yonkers

– Syracuse


– Chicago

North Carolina:

– Charlotte