About British American Household Staffing

British American Household Staffing strives to match the household staffing, childcare or newborn care needs of our clients to appropriately experienced and qualified candidates. The aim, above all, is to ensure a placement that will endure.

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About Us

British American Household Staffing was founded to provide household staffing solutions. We offer an efficient and discreet service by gaining a thorough understanding of clients' staffing or childcare needs and meeting those needs with rigorously interviewed and screened candidates. Our ambition is to facilitate placements that result in client contentment and candidates that can look forward to long-term job satisfaction.  For peace of mind, we are licensed as a recruiter by the DCA and are bonded.

Anita Rogers

President & Founder

Anita founded the company in 2012 after several years working for two brand name household recruiting firms in New York.  Anita specializes in meeting clients and matching their needs to the firm’s pool of qualified candidates.  Anita’s years of experience in the industry has sharpened her abilities in both recognizing talent, and understanding the subtle qualities needed in a candidate when making a specific match.  Prior to working in the recruitment industry, Anita worked in Sephardic research at The Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, in Greenwich Village.  Her experience in research has proved invaluable to her in the recruitment industry, helping her recruit and pinpoint high quality candidates.

Anita has a strong background in the arts and is a trained opera singer and harpist.  She performed in Italy, Ireland, Greece and England before moving permanently to New York.  Anita is a British citizen and holds a degree in Ethnomusicology from SOAS (The School of Oriental and African Studies) joint with King’s College London in Western Classical Composition.

Blake Rockwell

Chief Finance Officer

Blake worked for over twelve years in banking and asset management followed by more than ten years advising start-ups and small companies.  Blake also serves as Executive Director of Special Spectators, a nonprofit organization creating VIP all-access game day experiences for seriously ill children and their families.  Since 2002, Special Spectators has hosted more than 8,800 patients, parents and siblings at nearly 330 games.  In his free time, Blake enjoys sailing, camping, skiing  and a much too infrequent round of golf.

Hope Savich

Business Developer

Hope focuses on business development in particular household placements with an education component. She has over ten years of experience in the Education field, first as a Classroom Teacher, then as an Educational Researcher, and later as a School Administrator. Prior to joining the team, Hope worked for three years as a founding staff member of a NYC Charter School. She received her Masters Degree from Columbia University's Teachers College in 2009 and also has a second Masters Degree in Administration and Supervision from The City College of New York. Hope is a native of Chicago, Illinois.

Catherine Whyte

Operations

Catherine comes to BAHS with a background in infrastructure, strategic planning, change management and HR. 

Being British born and bred, she is stereotypically reticent to talk about career achievements, preferring instead to let the work speak for itself. Suffice to say, she is proud of her strengths, and acutely aware of her weaknesses. Primarily working in private consultancy, she has had highs working with the Mayor of London at the top of Tower Bridge, right through to the depths of the Victorian Bazalgette sewerage system. For more specifics, please get in touch via the main BAHS contact information. 

Her personal achievements are something she is far more comfortable talking about. She is renowned for finding the best vin chaud in any European ski resort, had a double mastectomy and only cried once, maintains and writes a personal website, and once won the board game Risk without occupying Russia.

Katie Redden

Director of Recruitment

Katie has a rich background in the luxury hospitality industry. Prior to joining the company, she served as Executive Housekeeping Manager at the Westin Times Square and the Mark Hotel in New York. During her tenure she played an integral role in structuring and managing quality client services, resulting in positive customer loyalty and brand reputation.

Katie is Director of Recruitment, serving as a generalist within the domestic staffing area. Katie works with all categories of household and corporate staff including housekeepers, nannies, baby nurses, butlers, personal assistants, chefs, chauffeurs, house managers, estate managers and corporate staff. Her business and operational experience with international clientele helps while sourcing executive staff for clients. 

Weronika Pajdak

Recruiter

Weronika is a graduate of New York University’s College of Arts and Science, where she majored in Psychology while minoring in French, Computer Science, and Web Design. She began her career at BAHS in the Marketing and Advertising department before growing into the role of a recruiter.

Her background in design as well as her love for the arts have made her an expert in creating graphics representative of the traditional beauty and elegance of the BAHS brand. Additionally, her passion for psychology has been essential in building strong client relations, an exceptional candidate base, and creating lasting placements. 

Erika Mendez

Recruiter

Erika is enthusiastic and eager to bring satisfaction to her clients. With over ten years of combined customer service & domestic staffing experience, her main goal is to always provide excellent service to clients and candidates alike. Prior to working in domestic staffing, she worked in hospitality for a non-profit organization. 

In her free time Erika enjoys going on missions trips and volunteering. She has worked with the Dream Center NYC in Harlem and multiple food pantries in the area. 

Erika is fluent in both English and Spanish which is invaluable in building a wide candidate base. 

Sasha Martinus

California Recruiter

A matchmaker at heart, Sasha has a true passion for the process of finding the right fit for our clients and candidates.


Growing up in a family-owned hospitality business, her focus on building long lasting client relationships was learned at a young age. Providing excellent customer service has always been a key to success in her career.

Sasha holds degrees in an Associate of Arts, Merchandise Product Development as well as International Merchandising and Product Development.

She lives in Los Angeles and actively explores all the beautiful gifts that the California landscape has to offer. 

Martha Keith-Barnett

London Recruiter

Martha graduated from the University of Bristol with a degree in English Literature. She has continued to develop her education with courses in Marketing at Goldsmiths and Journalism with NUJ . Originally from Northern Ireland, she has worked in Switzerland, Australia and China before settling in London. She is a people person and problem solver and loves finding the perfect candidate for clients and finding candidates their perfect jobs.
 
Outside of her BAHS work, Martha loves running and competes in marathon and ultra marathon races for her club. She also writes a yoga and fitness journal for Ginger Orange for which she interviews inspirational women in the fitness industry. 

Patricia Stark

Recruiter and Director of Talent Acquisition

Patricia graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a degree in Psychology and is currently earning a Masters degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Industrial/Organizational Psych at New York University. Her background in hospitality and sales, paired with her education in Psychology, equip her with the adept ability to not only understand, but care for both client and candidate needs. With BAHS, Patricia holds a double role in marketing and recruiting, developing innovative outreach strategies to successfully expand our client base and candidate pool with the highest quality members, while working closely with clients and candidates to anticapte needs and ensure all expectations are met.

Anita Francois

Florida Recruiter and Assistant Director of the Yachting Division

After working as a Museum Curator, Anita decided to use her researching, creative writing and communicative talents within an environment where she feels that she can help people daily.

Anita has an extensive background in Ancient History, Dance, and Culture; having studied an MA in Archaeology at University College London and having performed throughout England as part of a dance group conveying the traditional ‘Sega’ of the Indian Ocean. Born in the UK with a Seychellois and Haitian background; she has written and appeared in articles currently displayed in the Seychelles National Archives and has traveled the globe whilst building a rapport stemming from her ability to adapt to multiple environments and communicate with a range of individual personalities. She also speaks the Creole of the Seychelles fluently and can converse in Egyptian Arabic.

Anita feels privileged to be a part of the BAHS team and loves working to give clients the exceptional service they deserve while helping candidates succeed.

Manda Lucius

Marketing and Talent Acquisition Specialist

Manda received her B.F.A. in Graphic Design from The University of Southern Mississippi in 2012. Since then, she has worked in various marketing departments to develop creative ways to communicate and help others; she specializes in non-profit and altruistic endeavors.

She relocated to Los Angeles in 2015 to pursue more diverse opportunities and grow as a professional. Manda helps with West Coast marketing and talent acquisition in and around Los Angeles. She also continues to work as an independent artist and designer.

Caitlin Lawrie

Marketing Coordinator

Caitlin studies Media and Film Production at New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study while minoring in Business of Entertainment, Media, and Technology. During her time at NYU, she has had the opportunity to study under top marketing and entertainment industry specialists. She now serves as a Marketing coordinator and is responsible for curating the company's social media presence. Her strong people skills and love of all forms of media play a crucial role in the development of the BAHS brand. Caitlin's background in film and visual culture studies has helped her understand the most effective ways to market British American Household Staffing and expand the brand's presence.

She implores you to follow British American Household Staffing on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google Plus, Tumblr, Pinterest, and Vine! 

Chandler Scyocurka

Marketing Coordinator

Chandler studies Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. She specializes in digital marketing, advertising, and brand development in the luxury market. Prior to joining the team, Chandler worked for a prestigious Manhattan-based event planner, where she assisted in the planning of upscale weddings in the New York Metropolitan area. Her professional, academic, and personal endeavors have all helped to shape and refine her understanding of luxury marketing and brand strategy.  

Maritza Rico

Talent Acquisition

Maritza studies Latin American Studies and Creative Writing at New York University’s College of Arts and Science. During her time at NYU, Maritza has pursued research projects in Latin American immigration policy and has created multiple creative portfolios. At BAHS, Maritza uses her skills in research and creative production to assist in marketing and talent acquisition efforts. She enjoys finding new and creative ways to successfully expand the BAHS client base and candidate pool in order to maintain the highest quality service for our clients.
 
In her free time, Maritza enjoys biking, painting and exploring New York City’s gastronomic scene. 
 

Ashley Mundt, M.Ed., CCLS

Nanny Consultant

Ashley is our child development expert and nanny specialist. She has a strong academic background and years of hands on experience working with children and families in private and group settings. She received both a B.A. in Sociology and Youth and Human Services from Pepperdine University and an M.Ed. in Applied Child Studies from Vanderbilt. Her training as a Certified Child Life Specialist enables her to support and guide children and families during medical interventions, chronic illness, and family/home crisis situations. Although she has worked in many different settings throughout her career (including homes, schools, camps, and hospitals), her passion, and bulk of experience, is working directly with families in private homes. Over the past 15 years, she has worked as a highly sought after nanny, childcare consultant, parent educator, and caregiver trainer. Ashley's background of extensive developmental education and hands on experience in luxury homes puts her in a unique position to understand the needs of families, caregivers, and (most importantly) children.

Katie Morin, ACNCS, NCSE

Newborn Care Consultant

Katie Morin ACNCS, NCSE began her career in childcare over 20 years ago. She has been extremely blessed to have worked with some amazing families along the way. One of her first and most memorable experiences with multiples (a set of newborn triplets) was 28 years ago. It was then that she realized her passion for working with children. It was then that she also realized her passion for caring for multiples.

Katie has a degree in Child Development and Psychology and has countless certificates including being Advance Certified through the Newborn Care Specialist Association.
Through the years, Katie has been a career nanny, a daycare owner,  a preschool teacher and a Certified Newborn Care Specialist. She also has had great success in matching NCS candidates with amazing families worldwide. She does not consider these positions just a job, they are a passion and what she loves to do. It allows her to meet incredible people, all with different personalities and aspects of life. This experience gives her the ability to educate and assist new parents during the most amazing part of their life. Most important she gets to nurture and cuddle a newborn during the first few weeks and months of their life. To date she has worked with over 40 sets of twins, 9 sets of triplets and quadruplets. She has also worked with dozens of preemies (some born as early as 26 weeks) as well as newborns with special needs.
 

Elizabeth Thompson

New York Gallery Manager/Director of Press and Media at Anita Rogers Gallery

Elizabeth Thompson is the Director of Anita Rogers Gallery. She studied Art History and French Language at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. Elizabeth worked at an established gallery in both SoHo and Chelsea for five years prior to joining the Anita Rogers Gallery team in 2016. For more information on Anita Rogers Gallery, visit the gallery website here.

The BAHS Difference

We make the placement process as efficient as possible for clients and candidates. The aim is to achieve a result that leaves the client content and candidate happy and satisfied in their new role. To achieve this, we invest time in really understanding a client’s needs and a candidate’s experience and career aspirations. This is supplemented by rigorous background checking of candidates prior to either job trials or a full placement commencing.

We have the expertise and facilities to offer training and workshops ranging from training courses geared to specific roles (i.e. Nanny) to workshops for clients on managing household staff.

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