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

Cheryl Berg – Senior Executive Recruiter

Cheryl Berg has been with Premier Financial Search since 2006. Cheryl focuses her attention on helping firms find qualified talent to match their individual needs. Cheryl works closely with the top CPA firms in Los Angeles, Orange County and San Francisco. She is also Premier Financial Search’s resource for Seattle, WA, Portland, OR, and Chicago, IL.

With more than a decade of experience recruiting in the public accounting sphere, Cheryl is highly attuned to the particular needs of the industry, its cycles and its deadlines.

Read More | Cheryl on LinkedIn | Email Cheryl | (818) 292-8733

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.

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

Alison Jacobi – Executive Recruiter

Alison Jacobi is an experienced recruiting professional with a background in both the accounting and entertainment industry.  She has a passion for building relationships and identifying talent. Her innate ability to connect with candidates on a personal level enables her to understand their needs and find them the right fit.

Alison is a graduate of the University of Oregon, where she earned her degree in Sociology and minored in Communications.

Alison on LinkedIn | Email Alison | 818-510-3137

Deanna Douglas – Recruiting Manager 

Deanna Douglas 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

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