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Specialties: Accounting and Human Resources Recruiting and Career Counseling


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"I want to thank you again for coming along at the right time with the right person to help my CPA firm out. Gina is a great person and addition to our staff.  I know she will work with us for the next 10 years."
-Matthew Person, Person CPA Group, Client

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Jennifer Cedro, CPA, Owner

Jennifer Cedro, the founder of Professional Recruiting, LLC began her career in the audit division of Arthur Andersen after graduating with a BS degree in Accounting from the University of New Orleans in 1992. She received her CPA certificate in 1993. As an audit manager, she served clients in the mining, marine transportation, gaming, oil field services, banking, and professional services industries. In 1999, Jennifer took over as the Director of Recruiting for Arthur Andersen in New Orleans.
As the Director of Recruiting, Jennifer was responsible for all recruiting efforts at LSU, UNO, Tulane, Loyola, Dillard, Southeastern, Spring Hill and several other Louisiana and Mississippi Universities. She recruited top candidates for Andersen’s New Orleans, Mississippi and Texas offices as well as all other Andersen offices. During her first recruiting season, her comprehensive recruiting process led the New Orleans office to receive Andersen’s top recruiting award for the highest acceptance rate. Jennifer recruited for all service lines – audit, tax, business process outsourcing, internal audit, technology risk consulting and business consulting.

After recruiting for Ernst & Young in 2002, she joined the Sher Garner Law Firm as the Finance Director. Jennifer opened the doors to Professional Recruiting in 2004.

Jennifer is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the Louisiana Society of CPA’s, American Society of Women’s Accountants, Institute of Internal Auditors and the Human Resources Management Association. She currently serves on the University of New Orleans Department of Accounting Advisory Council.

Jennifer’s passion for the accounting profession, the recruiting and hiring process and working with the finest professionals led her to begin Professional Recruiting.


Emily Lovitt, Recruiter

Emily Lovitt began her career in corporate marketing after receiving her BS degree in Marketing from LSU and MBA from UNO. In 2019 she decided to pursue a different path which led her to Professional Recruiting. Throughout her time in marketing roles, she gained skills that have become beneficial to support Professional Recruiting through communication, website development, social media and graphic design. Emily works together with Jennifer to coach, advise and guide professionals to the next phase of their careers.

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