Andrea Vahosky (Zych), Sr. Executive Recruiter

Andrea Zych joined L.J. Kushner & Associates in 2004.  She currently serves as a Senior Executive Recruiter with the firm.  As the longest tenured recruiter at the firm, Andrea has been at the forefront and a key contributor to a large number of the firms’ most high profile and complex recruitment assignments.  Andrea’s knowledge of the information security market enables her to understand the specific nuances and intricacies of specific client requirements.  This, coupled with her vast number of long-term trusted candidate relationships make her one of the most respected and accomplished recruitment professionals in the Information Security industry.

In addition to recruiting, Andrea is responsible for managing client relationships, coordinating recruitment processes, and negotiating candidate compensation packages.  Andrea also plays a key role in the training and professional development of new L.J. Kushner team members.

Andrea has successfully supported information security leadership searches in the following industries:

  • Banking
  • Healthcare
  • Professional Services
  • Medical Device
  • Technology
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Hedge Funds
  • Retail
  • Video Gaming
  • Insurance
  • Hospitality
  • Government
  • Research
  • Credit Rating Agencies
  • Semi-Conductor
  • Information Security Software Vendors






Andrea has supported information security positions in the following information security disciplines:

  • CISO / CSO
  • Security Architecture
  • Application Security
  • Security Operations
  • Incident Response
  • Threat Intelligence
  • Penetration Testing
  • Risk Assessment
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Identity Management
  • Product Management
  • Product Marketing
  • IT Audit
  • GRC
  • Security Policy/Awareness
  • Sales and Sales Engineering






Andrea attended Rutgers University, where she was awarded a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication.  She enjoys attending and networking at industry events, such as Black Hat, Defcon, RSA Conference, and OWASP events.  Outside of the office, Andrea enjoys spending time with her husband and family.  Her interests include traveling, cooking, and entertaining.