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Geoff Bruskin

Founder & Managing Partner

Geoff has over 10 years of Recruiting, Consulting, and Business Optimization experience. After starting his career at Daversa Partners, a best-in-class creative search boutique firm, he worked for numerous other companies in a Head of Search function, including Private Equity, Venture Capital, and other industries. Geoff specializes in bringing unobtainable talent to the table, consulting with companies on growth through M&A, Strategy, and Talent/Culture optimization, and helping companies find Services Agencies that fit their unique needs. In his spare time, Geoff is an avid martial artist and has incorporated the invaluable principles of the Martial Arts, such as honesty, integrity, and loyalty into business.

Leah Roderick

Co-Founder & Partner

Leah is a process-oriented and strategic relationship professional adept at turning complex obstacles into workable solutions. After a 14-year career in the Financial Services industry where she spent a great deal of time training new hires, mentoring other employees and leading multiple process improvement initiatives, Leah began a new endeavor with White Tiger Connections that would allow her to use those skills and experiences in a more direct way through Talent Acquisition and Consulting. She is very hands-on, leveraging supreme organizational skills and delivery competency to drive success on each and every project she accepts.

Jake Nimetz


Jake is an experienced executive leader with nearly 15 years of experience in the Financial Services industry. He’s held various roles, with the highest level of responsibility being an acting Vice President position with over 1,600 employees and 120 offices across the southeastern United States. His teams have earned various industry and organizational awards. Jake is a Marine Corps veteran who served on active duty from 2002 to 2006. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management and a master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and Change, both from Colorado Technical University.

Patrick Miller


Patrick has thirty years of experience in finance with the last seven years serving as CEO of CBC Federal Credit Union located in Oxnard, California. He installed CBC’s Core Values “Make it Right, Make it Easy, and Make it Personal”, establishing a service oriented culture that lives on today as a brand promise with its 27,000 members. During his tenure the credit union doubled membership, increased loan volumes more than 450%, and increased Net Promoter Scores more than 35%. His experience also includes testifying before the House Financial Services Committee on the topic of “Preserving Consumer Choice and Financial Independence”.

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We bring the ancient principles of the Martial Arts to your business solutions.

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