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With over 300 years of combined HR and online recruitment industry experience, DirectEmployers Association is staffed with a team of knowledgeable individuals who not only manage the day-to-day operations of the Association, but who work diligently to develop the industry-leading products and services that we are known for.

Meet the DirectEmployers Staff

Click on the photos below to learn more about the DirectEmployers staff.

Operations Staff
Staff photo of Bill Warren

Bill Warren

Executive Director Online Recruiting

Staff photo of Candee Chambers

Candee Chambers

VP of Compliance & Partnerships AA/EEO Compliance

Staff photo of Hal Cooper

Hal Cooper

VP Product Development

Staff photo of Tom Eckhart

Tom Eckhart

VP of Membership Development Online Recruiting

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Heather Hoffman

VP of Digital Strategy Digital Strategy

Staff photo of Nancy Holland

Nancy Holland

VP of Marketing Marketing & Social Media

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Dan Jordan

Chief Counsel & Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Staff photo of Simone Murray

Simone Murray

Executive Director, DirectEmployers Foundation, Inc.

Staff photo of Lou Akinyemi

Lou Akinyemi

Director of Network Operations

Staff photo of Steven Apostolidis

Steven Apostolidis

Digital Solutions Consultant

Staff photo of Brian Arnot

Brian Arnot

Member Services Manager

Staff photo of Bruce Bacher

Bruce Bacher

Senior Database Developer

Staff photo of Jen Bernhardt

Jen Bernhardt

Regional VP of Membership Development

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Jim Brown

Director of Services

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Donna Campbell

Accounts Receivable Manager

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Chad Clark

Technical Support Representative

Staff photo of Greg Clements

Greg Clements

Regional VP of Membership Development

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Jaime Costilow

Public Relations Manager

Staff photo of Ron Craig

Ron Craig

Senior Software Developer

Staff photo of Deanna Cross

Deanna Cross

HR Director

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John Curran

Software Developer

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Lis Dennis

Manager of Marketing

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Darrin Douglass

Facilities Manager

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Dee Anne Faller

Regional VP of Membership Development

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Kacie Firkins

Communications Manager

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Seth Flater

Manager of Digital Strategy Analytics & Data

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Callie Gable

Member Services Specialist

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David Galitsky

Software Developer

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Tammy Huff

Member Services Specialist

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Jon Koons

Software Developer

Staff photo of Matthew Lauber

Matt Lauber

Senior Software Developer

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Zach Logan

Digital Strategist

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Edwin Marshall

Software Developer

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Jason McLaughlin

Director of Architecture

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Christy Merriman

Operations Manager, National Labor Exchange (NLX)

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Shannon Offord

Manager of Strategic Partnerships

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Mario Oviedo

Software Developer

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Drew Palmer

Digital Strategy Support Representative

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Laurie Pensworth

Content Acquisition Specialist

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Katie Pfledderer

Manager of Social Media Social Media

Staff photo of Troy Phillips

Troy Phillips

Software Developer

Staff Ripani Thomas

Thomas Ripani

Digital Strategist

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AJ Selvey

Assistant VP of Membership Development

Staff Sole Jason

Jason Sole

Director of Production

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Amanda Spagnuolo

Manager of Creative Services

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Darrin Thompson

Senior Software Developer

Staff Toombs Ruth

Ruth Toombs

Digital Strategist

Staff photo of Kyle Totten

Kyle Totten

Director of Technology

Staff photo of Amy Williams

Amy Williams

Member Services Specialist