Cruz Bargholz, CFO

Cruz leads our finance and accounting team. He has a passion for numbers and isn't just about reading/closing the books.

Partnership With Our Clients and the Community


EC² was founded on the core values of our ownership. We have developed a corporate culture that demands ethical dealings with all of our partners and candidates. We encourage community involvement and promote creative ways to give back.

We strive to become a valued resource for job seekers, companies looking to add talent in our markets, and for organizations that focus on causes we deem as important to our community.

Michele Luna Bargholz, MHA, President

Michele has close to fifteen years experience in world class pharmaceuticals, and consulting. She has led teams and initiatives, hired consultants and dealt with issues common to our clients.

OUR VISION and values



Cassiopeia Luna Bargholz, CIO

Cassie has almost four years of hardcore technology experience and brings her enthusiasm to the firm every day,

Eleanor Maria Bargholz, CEO

With close to five years of experience leading organizations, Ellie drives our vision and recently, her bike.

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Our Approach

EC² takes the time to understand what our clients are looking for and offer suggestions based on market factors and our experience. This enables us to not waste our partners' time with multiple resumes and interviews. We know your time is valuable, we've been there!


Our Service Offerings

Whether you are looking to hire a permanent member of your team or need interim help with a special project or gap, EC² has a solution for you. Our terms are flexible and can be adjusted to meet your business needs.


Our Relationships

Anyone can put an ad on the internet or social media to solicit resumes. Our experience tells us that this approach is time consuming and fails more times than not. We have a network of partners and candidates around the country, along with numerous alumni and group affiliations. EC² can find those hidden candidates that meet your needs and fit your culture.