About Commodore Partners

The team at Commodore Partners has deep understanding and industry expertise in the areas of digital advertising, ad technology, marketing technology, and media.

As thought partners, we immerse ourselves in our clients’ search, penetrating the proper channels to source the best potential candidates.

Meet our executive team!

John Vogel, Managing Partner


John Vogel, Managing Director

John Vogel founded Commodore Partners with the idea of creating a better recruiting experience for both clients and candidates in the fulltime, contingency placement world.  The philosophy of providing a Retained Service on a Contingency basis was a founding principle and continues to drive the overall strategy of the firm.

John is the strategic leader for Commodore.  His genuine desire to help clients find the absolute best talent to grow their teams and help candidates find the best roles to advance their career are what motivates him daily.

John is a graduate of Montclair State University where he was a two-time Academic All-American and captain of his wrestling team; he has a MA from Kean University.  John still loves to compete and fulfills this through entrepreneurship and growing Commodore.  He is an avid surfer and golfer, and enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter on the beach near their home in NJ.

Jennifer Glusman, Vice President


Jen GlusmanJennifer Glusman brings almost 20 years of performance and digital experience to Commodore Partners.  She received a BA from Ithaca College and an MA from American University.  She began her career in media at Media Direct Partners where she managed direct response clients. In 1998, as internet marketing became more prominent, she moved to iTraffic, one of the first internet marketing agencies, where she served as an Account Director on various accounts.

After iTraffic she helped launch one of the first digital performance marketing agencies, NetExponent, as Head of Client Service.  Several years of consulting for media buying and planning led to a broad understanding and intimate knowledge of the digital space.  This knowledge paved the way for her work with Commodore Partners and a focus on advertising technology and digital marketing recruiting.

Although she grew up in Bergen County, she recently moved to Monmouth County with her husband and two kids to live near the beach and indulge her husband’s love of surfing.  She is passionate about animal rescue and regularly fosters dogs along with managing her girls’ crazy dance schedule.