Mike Gooley, President




Mike Gooley is President and founder of ClearView Executive Search, providing retained executive search services in the Financial Services, Technology, Business, IT & Professional Services and other industries. With more than 15 years of experience in the executive search industry, Mike has built a reputation for placing various senior-level executives and technology professionals.  Prior to ClearView Executive Search, Mike was a Partner with a top 10 North American executive search firm. 


Sharon Anderson, Controller


Sharon is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CGA) with over 20 years of advising businesses on all matters finance and operations.  An accomplished executive who loves to travel and who is involved in various sports and social activities, Sharon brings her professional knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to ClearView Executive Search.


For over a decade, Mike led the Accounting and Finance and Financial Services Practices in Toronto at a large global recruiting company, where he began his search career.  Recognized consistently as one of their top search professionals, he was a multiple Chairman’s and President’s Club award recipient.

Prior to joining the recruitment industry, Mike was the chief financial officer of a private company and held senior roles with subsidiaries

of the Toronto-Dominion Bank and the Bank of Nova Scotia. He started his career with Price Waterhouse in assurance services. 

Mike serves on the Board of Directors of 360kids (formerly Pathways for Children, Youth and Families of York Region) and on the Finance Committee. 

Mike earned a Bachelor of Arts in Management Economics from the University of Guelph and holds his Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Accountant designations.

Helen successfully placed hundreds of candidates in a variety of roles from operations to senior level management, across many industries, with a specialization in finance and finance leadership.

Helen enjoys giving back to her community.  She chairs the St. Jude School Parent Council and is an ongoing member of the Mississauga Art’s Council.  She is also an active volunteer with Brampton Music Theatre and Brampton Youth Troupe. 

Helen completed her Honours Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Toronto.


Helen Almeida, Consultant




Helen is a Consultant with ClearView Executive Search and has over 15 years of experience in the search industry.  Helen started her career with an International Financial Services Company as a Recruiting Specialist.  She was instrumental in acquiring talent as the company grew rapidly and developed a presence in the Canadian market.  Helen later joined a Global Recruitment firm where she was recognized as a top performer. 


Executive Search Consultants

ClearView Executive Search is a boutique provider of retained executive search services. Our purpose is to help clients identify and attract leaders who will add value and contribute to the success of their organization.  We adhere to a code of professional ethics, handling all confidential information with great care, including our relationships with clients and candidates.