About The Las Olas Network

At The Las Olas Network, we’re ready to build. We work closely with your team to find the essential talent to fuel and inspire long-term success, tapping into a network that reaches across borders to offer our clients unmatched value and versatility at the speed of modern life.

Pairing professionalism with personable, authentic service, our expertise helps teams around the world achieve their goals.

An individually developed hiring approach.

Navigate an ever-evolving talent market with the confidence and flexibility of a consultative, personal partnership. We tailor our search to the talent and timeline you need.

A boundless network of top-tier talent.

Join a network of creative changemakers working across borders, beyond traditional limits, and at the top of their game.

Intentional connections.

Build authentic relationships. Our interviews are driven by a highly efficient interview process focused on a candidate’s full profile: skill set, motivations, personal goals, and career desires.

The Las Olas Network Team

Alex Brehier

Founder & President

Alex Brehier started The Las Olas Network in 2019, fueled by an innate desire to improve the status quo, and his intention to offer a lean and agile solution to organizations looking for a consultative partner for their talent solutions. Having spent several years working for a firm under the traditional search and staffing model, Alex felt the need in the market to offer a hands-on service to companies that need more than qualified candidates. Since founding the The Las Olas Network, Alex has utilized his decade worth of industry experience to help high-growth organizations understand the talent market and how they can best position their organizations to achieve their hiring goals. Outside of work, Alex devotes his time to his family, community, and traveling – living up to his adage that there are no failures in life, only victories and experiences.

David Johnson

Vice President

Dave Johnson joined The Las Olas Network in 2022. Bringing to the table 12 years’ experience as an investment banker, private equity investor, and healthcare corporate development executive, Dave has developed a keen eye for talent-opportunity fit. He has closed over 20 M&A transactions cumulatively representing over $1.2 billion in enterprise value, and taken part in transforming multiple organizations under private equity ownership. Accordingly, he appreciates the team characteristics that enable success in the context of a private equity venture, and articulates opportunities in language that resonates with candidates. In his personal time, Dave enjoys playing with his daughters, performing stand-up comedy, and staying physically active.

Ben Onukwube

Vice President

Ben is a highly experienced talent acquisition leader with a proven track record of success in driving organizational growth and diversity. He is the author of a best-selling book on mastering interviews, and has led talent acquisition in the Fortune 500, where he drove an over 90% acceptance rate and increased recruiter and candidate diversity by 35% and 20% respectively. Joining The Las Olas Network in 2023, Ben brings a wealth of experience in talent acquisition, operational leadership, and transformative growth. Ben’s journey reflects his ability to identify and nurture the intersection of talent and opportunity. He understands the dynamics associated with aligning talented candidates with high-caliber professional opportunities. As a Six Types of Working Genius certified facilitator, he has a deep understanding of effective work, as well as assessing the strengths and weaknesses of others. This allows him to build and enable high-performing teams to create a positive and productive work environment. Outside of work, Ben enjoys exploring SMB M&A, playing basketball, and spending time with his wife and two daughters

Bet Kurz

Senior Associate

Bet Kurz has been spearheading recruitment and client management operations in the search and staffing industry since 2016.Following the successful launch of a Management Resource division in Fort Lauderdale, Bet has continuously broadened her recruitment services to encompass executive hires and client-focused consulting engagements. She possesses a keen eye for identifying and attracting high-potential candidates, while also excelling in cultivating and sustaining long-term relationships with clients and partners. Outside of work, Bet dedicates her time to caring for her two young daughters, learning tennis, enjoying runs on the beach, and supporting her daughter’s Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO).

Camila Nunes


Camila started her career at Deloitte as an Associate within their Human Capital Advisory Services, completing projects focused on nationwide compensation assessments, Human Capital restructuring, and the implementation of Ethical Complaints Channels. Since her time at Deloitte, Camila has focused on building her career around the theoretical approach to Jungian Psychotherapy and the relationship between professional and personal fulfillment. At The Las Olas Network, Camila leads all efforts associated with the psychological assessment of candidates for their Retained Search Services, as well as initial candidates sourcing and assessment. Outside of work, Camila spends her time studying psychology, competing in Cross-Fit, and performing internationally as an Axie singer.

Courtney Bloch


Courtney began her career at Hayes Locums as a Physician Consultant, with an emphasis in Anesthesiology, Cardiology, and Neurology. A job that began with a passion in science, grew into building ongoing relationships, and bridging the gap in healthcare with talented professionals. At The Las Olas Network, Courtney utilizing her years in consulting and aids in all efforts associated with the sourcing, assessment, and placement of candidates. Courtney is an avid sports fan, who spends her time outside of work exploring new experiences, enjoying music, and growing her sports cards collection.

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