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Forstar Resources, Ltd. was founded in June 1999 by information technology specialists Barbara Rappaport and Jamie Blitz, seasoned veterans in the recruiting and executive placement industry. Click on a name below.
Jamie Blitz, a founder and the current president of Forstar Resources, Ltd., graduated from Ithaca College in 1993 and began working in the Information Technology staffing industry a year later. Before starting Forstar, he worked for a global IT staffing organization, where he was the manager of recruiting and sales and responsible for consulting service and full-time placements. Under his watch, the consulting staff grew by more than 1,000%.
Barbara serves on the boards and executive committees of a number of charities. She works to advance breast cancer research for North Shore Hospital Women's Council; to promote early intervention for hearing-impaired children for the League for Hard of Hearing; and to rehabilitate substance abusers for Daytop Village.
A 1989 graduate of American University, Hayley lives with her husband and three children in Manhattan.