WHO WE ARE

AMBER GIOIA

AMBER GIOIA

Amber successfully founded and grew Creed Consulting Group prior to partnering with Metier Executive Management. During her time with Creed, she worked tirelessly to bring Creed to the forefront of the staffing and recruiting industry in Columbia, SC, even securing the title of “Best of Columbia” within the first year of operation.

Her previous experiences as Managing Director, Marketing Director, Business Development Director, and Marketing Consultant for various companies within the hospitality industry have provided a strong foundation of interpersonal and negotiating skills. With 15+ years of experience as client liaison, she takes pride in maintaining personal relationships with each client. Amber believes the root of good business is trust and communication. The satisfaction of her clients is top priority.

Amber currently resides in Columbia, SC and enjoys spending time with her family, kayaking, paddle boarding and international travel.

ANDREA BERKHOLTZ

ANDREA BERKHOLTZ

Prior to Co-Founding Metier, Andrea founded her own company in crude oil transportation in 2012, Ostia Energy, which she still operates today. She also worked for six years as a Copywriter creating and presenting advertisements, radio, and tv commercials for global advertising agency, The Integer Group. While there, she worked on brands such as NASCAR, Coors Light, Miller Lite, Pokémon, and Acuvue.

Andrea is a people person who enjoys networking, connecting with others, and utilizing her interpersonal skills to help both candidates and Founders find the perfect match for position, salary, and company culture. She believes that engaged employees and well-organized management are the keys to peak performance within an organization and she takes great pride in ensuring long-term satisfaction for her clients.

She lives in Denver, Colorado, with her dog and husband and enjoys adventure travel to far away places, hiking, reading, and she is currently working to publish her first novel.