Mark Janek

Chief Financial Officer
Chicago, IL


“Our culture, combined with our commitment to quality and focus on results for our clients, positions us as a top provider in the legal human capital and services industry.“

As Chief Financial Officer, Mark Janek oversees all financial operations for Hire Counsel and its sister legal search company, Mestel & Company. With over 30 years of financial and executive experience, Mark leads the accounting and finance team along with our information technology group. Mark and his team focus on continuous process improvement and partnering with other departments in a collaborative manner.  He also plays a key role in the organic expansion of the organization, as well as assessing and integrating acquisitions.

Mark’s operationally oriented approach has led to a distinguished career, including top financial positions at national and publicly traded companies, such as Energy Distribution Partners, Standard Parking/SP+ Corporation and Matson Logistics.  Over the past twenty years, he has assisted these past employers in successfully evaluating and integrating acquisitions to materially expand their service offerings.  In 2018, Mark was named CFO of the Year in the mid-size private company category by the Chicago Chapter of Financial Executives International, for his role in transforming his former employer from a start-up to an industry leader.

Mark earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana and is a CPA.