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John W. Pope

John W. Pope

John Pope is a Director with Bennett Thrasher’s Finance Executive Search. With nearly 30 years of experience, John manages a team of external recruiters specializing in diverse industries. His expertise primarily lies in the accounting and finance sectors, where he spearheads the firm’s Finance Executive Search segment. Throughout his career, John has successfully served a broad spectrum of clients, ranging from small startups to Fortune 500 companies. He has a deep understanding of the challenges faced by clients and excels in devising solutions to fulfill their hiring needs.

Prior to joining Bennett Thrasher, John was a key member of EY’s recruiting team in Atlanta, where he held multiple roles. He led Central recruiting for the assurance practice and also served as the national recruiting lead for the Financial Services Tax Technology team. Additionally, John brings 15 years of experience from running his own recruiting firm, where he managed teams specializing in Accounting & Finance hiring.




practice areas

industry experience

  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Real Estate
  • education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of North Carolina – Asheville