About Us

Karen A. Rosenhoover
Account Director & Principal



Karen relocated to Los Angeles several years ago after receiving her medical training in Pennsylvania.

Once in Los Angeles she worked for several companies in various fields including Human Resources and Business Development.

Since 1995 Karen has been an Executive Recruiter. She launched E=MC2 in 1998. Her career has always revolved around working with people. Several years ago she was helping a colleague with their recruiting business and realized she had found her calling.

Ms. Rosenhoover has developed E=MC2 clients to include Global Energy Providers, ESCO’s, Energy focused E-Commerce & Software Firms, IPP’s, Distributed Generation & Fuel Cell Companies, Energy Systems Manufacturing, Management Consulting & Engineering Firms, Utilities and Electronic Firms.

Her successful global searches have included: Vice President of Business Development, VP of Operations, VP of International Business Development, Technical Service Director, National RFP Director, Director of National Government Services, Account Managers/Directors, Financial Analyst and Lead Mechanical Designer.

In her off hours, Karen enjoys Boogie boarding, gardening and biking near her home on the Venice Beach bike path. She is often seen in the early morning hours on the Venice Web Cam. Karen has strong interests in film, contemporary art and music of all kinds.


Pat Akers
Account Executive

Pat is a native of Kansas City, Missouri, and holds a B.A. degree from the University of Missouri in Kansas City. In search of adventure, Pat moved to the Los Angeles area in 1978 to work on a large-scale art project.  Encouraged by friends to hone her comedy skills, she took classes in stand-up comedy and, for several years, performed in clubs around Southern California and in her home town.

Pat joined the E=MC2 team in 1999. She brings with her a background of over 20 years of diversified sales management.

Pat has successfully placed candidates with Global Energy Providers, Utility Subsidiaries, Distributed Generation Companies, Energy Systems Manufacturers and Energy Services Companies.

Her successful placements include: Director of Business Development, Director of Engineering, Marketing Communications Manager, Business Manager-Gas, National Account Manager and Sales Manager.

A student of T’ai Chi Ch’uan since 1989, Pat also teaches beginning and advanced students this graceful martial art that some describe as a “moving meditation”.  Additional interests include reading, the theater and tennis.


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