Joanna Puglisi

Managing Director and EVP, Executive Committee Member

headshot of Joanna Puglisi

Ms. Puglisi is the managing director and EVP of Beacon Hill Financial, the specialty finance and accounting staffing division of Beacon Hill. Ms. Puglisi and her team provide customized financial recruitment solutions to clients across all industries, specializing in Corporate Accounting and Finance, Public Accounting, Investments, Financial Services, Banking and Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management. Under Ms. Puglisi’s leadership, Beacon Hill Financials’ geographic footprint has grown to 15 offices and to over $100M in annual revenue. Ms. Puglisi was carefully selected by Beacon Hill’s Executive Committee to join the company to lead the national expansion of Beacon Hill Financial, based on her demonstrated success in assembling world-class delivery teams.

With more than 20 years of experience in the accounting, finance, and staffing industries, Ms. Puglisi is well known for her deep understanding of our customers’ needs. Ms. Puglisi spent the decade prior to joining Beacon Hill in Regional Vice President and President roles within two of the country’s largest finance and accounting search and placement firms. Ms. Puglisi gained first-hand experience with the practices and regulatory protections that shape the financial industry during her time in the audit division at one of the top public accounting firms.

A key leader in Beacon Hill’s Chicago office, Ms. Puglisi has been directly involved in the company’s recent recognition as a “Best Place to Work for Women” and a “Best Place to Work” by Chicago Crain’s Business. She is a member of Beacon Hill’s Executive Committee and holds a Bachelor of Arts in government from Georgetown University.

Return to the Leadership page.