Our Corporate Team

Nicole Alexopoulos | HR Specialist | Contact Nicole

Nicole joined PeopleShare in October 2018 as an HR Specialist. In this role, she will be working on numerous HR initiatives, supporting talent acquisition as well as making sure operations at Corporate HQ are running smoothly. Nicole has prior experience working within the staffing industry, most recently as a Talent Acquisition Specialist. Nicole played on the women’s ice hockey team at Neumann University while obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree, where she graduated in 2012. Nicole is very excited to be a part of such a great team at PeopleShare!

Ryan Brumbach

Ryan Brumbach | Financial Analyst | Contact Ryan

Ryan joined the PeopleShare team in September of 2015 as an Accounts Receivable Specialist and was promoted to Financial Analyst in November 2016. Ryan is a 2013 graduate of West Chester University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. Prior to joining PeopleShare Ryan was a Cash Application Supervisor for a Medical Supply company in Oaks. Ryan brings great creativity and a process driven mindset that will be key in the Accounts Receivable area as our business continues to grow.

Megan Burridge | Customer Service Specialist | Contact Megan

Megan joined the PeopleShare team as a Customer Service Specialist in September 2018. She has an extensive background in corporate on boarding and sales training, which allowed her to do what she is most passionate about, which is helping others. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Kutztown University and her special business interests include organization and innovation. She is an already incredible asset to the Customer Service team and is looking forward to learning the business and helping our customers.

Victoria Clayton

Victoria Clayton| Risk Management Coordinator | Contact Victoria

Victoria is a graduate of Bloomsburg University with a degree in Business Administration with a focus on human resource management, organizational behavior and employment discrimination. She eagerly became a member of the PeopleShare team in 2013 as a Recruiting Coordinator for the Pottstown branch. Through her hard work and dedication, she was quickly promoted to the role of a Jr. Recruiter where she continued to excel and reaffirm her value within the team. With her continued success and invaluable skill set, Victoria was promoted once again to the role of Risk Management Coordinator. With her professional yet genuine approach to clients and candidates alike, she will be an excellent fit.

Michael Collinelli

Michael Collinelli | Accountant | Contact Michael
Mike joined the PeopleShare team in August 2017 as an Accounts Payable Analyst and was promoted in September 2018 to Accountant. He obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration from Temple University in 2012. Before working at PeopleShare, Mike was a Financial Adviser for five years. He has great success with building and maintaining valuable client relationships and enjoys being able to help people day-to-day. He is dedicated to his community, and has been an active volunteer at Waldron Mercy Academy since he was a student there himself.

Jacquie Croke | Talent Acquisition Specialist | Contact Jacquie

Jacquie joined the PeopleShare team as a Talent Acquisition Specialist. In this role, she will be supporting the Talent Acquisition Manager in full-cycle recruitment for internal hiring, as well as sourcing, screening, and interviewing candidates for a variety of positions within PeopleShare. Jacquie graduated in December 2017 with her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Kutztown University. Being the hardworking and motivated individual that she is, Jacquie is an exceptional addition to our team!

Kelsey Cucunato | Assistant Program Manager | Contact Kelsey

Kelsey joined the PeopleShare team in February 2018 as a Lead Recruiter in our Optum Branch. She was promoted to a permanent position in October 2018 to Assistant Program Manager for our Managed Service Provider programs. Prior to joining PeopleShare, Kelsey earned her Bachelors degree in Education and taught preschool for four years. Her experience in education helped develop time management and leadership skills. Kelsey is excited to continue her personal growth with PeopleShare while continuing to run successful MSP programs.

Heather Derecola

Heather Derecola | Customer Service Subject Matter Expert
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Heather started with PeopleShare May of 2009 as an assistant in the payroll department. She expanded her role to Payroll Supervisor to oversee the payroll process for over 2000 employees a week as well as managing special requests. She has been instrumental in the success and growth here at PeopleShare for over 8 years. She was promoted to Subject Matter Expert in June of 2017. Heather has been a key driver in implementing many of the critical projects throughout corporate. Her hard work and dedication to the Customer Service Department has given her the opportunity to excel over and over.

Sydney Durenberger

Sydney Durenberger | Corporate Trainer | Contact Sydney

Sydney joined the PeopleShare team in September 2013 as a Recruiting Coordinator in the Harrisburg branch. She was soon promoted to Recruiter, and then Senior Recruiter, and in November 2016 she was promoted to her current position as Corporate Trainer. In her current position she is responsible for training new members of the recruitment team, as well as planning and implementing ongoing training for our branches. She is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a minor in Political Science.

 

Joni Farbizio

Joni Farbizio | Accounting Specialist | Contact Joni

Joni joined the PeopleShare team in March 2011. She assists the accounting department with cash receipts, billing, payroll and various other duties.  Previously, Joni worked within the Mortgage Banking industry in Secondary Marketing. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in International Business from Washington State University.

Katelyn Focht

Katelyn Focht | Customer Service Manager | Contact Katelyn
Katelyn joined our team in September 2016 as Payroll Coordinator and was promoted to Customer Service Manager in October 2018. She contributes invaluable payroll experience to the department. Prior to joining PeopleShare, she served as a Senior Payroll Specialist responsible for comprehensive payroll management for approximately 300 clients at a large payroll processing firm. Katelyn’s success was enabled by her ability to uncover client needs, create service strategies, and build strong relationships necessary to achieve client growth and retention. Her experiences and client-focused mentality make her a strong asset to our team.

Hope Haldren | Risk Management Coordinator | Contact Hope
Hope joined the PeopleShare Team in July, 2018 where she is assessing and managing risk for the company. Hope brings a wealth of experience having worked in the Risk Departments of several organizations. Most recently Hope was on the Risk Management Team at ESCFederal, a National Janitorial and Facility Maintenance Company. Prior to that, she was Director of Risk Management, responsible for risk at the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA, one of the largest YMCA Associations in the country.Hope resides in Upper Providence Township and, in her free time, enjoys volunteering, camping and spending time with her family & two dogs.

Laura Hasen

Laura Hasen | Controller | Contact Laura
Laura joined the PeopleShare team in March 2018 as Controller.  Prior to PeopleShare, Laura spent over 30 years in the accounting departments in a variety of industries,  with 15 of those years spent in the Controllership role.  She graduated magna cum laude from Immaculata University with a degree in Financial Management, while working full time as the Controller for a defense contractor.  She enjoys teaching, organizing everything, and making sure everyone’s needs are met.

Melissa Kane

Melissa Kane | Customer Service Specialist | Contact Melissa
Melissa Kane joined the PeopleShare team in May 2017 as an Accounts Receivables Specialist and was promoted to Customer Service Specialist in January 2018. She is a graduate of Kutztown University, with two Bachelor’s degrees in Business Marketing and Management. Melissa has many years of experience working in customer service, management, accounting and marketing. In addition to her experience, she is passionate about serving people with excellence and striving to use her skill set to help others. Melissa strives to consistently go above and beyond for not only our clients but for her team. She is excited to see where her PeopleShare experience leads her.

 

Crystal Kovacs

Crissy Kovacs | Director of Human Resources | Contact Crissy

Crissy joined the PeopleShare team as the Director of Human Resources in March 2016. She is a graduate of Bloomsburg University with a degree in Communication Studies and concentrations in Organizational Communication and Human Resources. Crissy comes to PeopleShare with over a decade of experience in her field. Her expertise includes employee relations, compensation and benefits, onboarding and employee development and training.

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Christina McElvaney | Director of Managed Programs
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Christina began her career with PeopleShare as an On-Site Program Manager in 2015. Her work experience brings knowledge in management, marketing, sales, and software implementation. Christina received a BS in Communications from Millersville University and has continued to broaden her education through seminars, webinars and CEU accredited classes in many different arenas.

Laylan Pennel | Marketing Manager | Contact Laylan

Laylan joined the PeopleShare team in April 2018 as the Marketing Manager, based in the corporate office. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Corporate Communication from the University of Central Missouri and moved to the Philadelphia area in 2015. She started her career in nonprofits and worked as an event planner for several years before transitioning into the marketing space. Laylan’s experience and energetic, hands-on attitude make her an important asset to the PeopleShare team.

Katie Roche

Katie Roche | Program Director | Contact Katie

Katie joined the PeopleShare team in May 2011 as Recruiting Manager for a high volume client and in November 2012 was promoted to Program Director.  Prior to joining PeopleShare, Katie was a Recruiter in the Mortgage Industry for the previous three years. She began as a Senior Mortgage Consultant and after six years of selling mortgages she transitioned into the Recruiter position where she found her niche. Katie enjoys the satisfaction of helping others find their niche.

Mark Sammon

Mark Sammon, PHR | Program Manager| Contact Mark

Mark joined the PeopleShare team in October 2014 as an Onsite Program Manager where he focuses on managing the staffing for one of our large clients. Prior to joining PeopleShare, Mark was a Recruiting Manager for another large firm in Exton, PA. Mark served in the US Navy for twenty years and moved into HR roles upon completion of his career in the Navy. Mark has held different Human Resources positions within various industries. He is well versed in many aspects of human resources, vendor management, building strong relationships in addition to compliance and reporting. Mark also holds his PHR.

Hope Schwartz

Hope Schwartz | Talent Acquisition Manager | Contact Hope

Hope joined the PeopleShare team in June 2014 as a Corporate Recruiter where she focuses on finding top talent for internal roles. She was promoted to a managerial role in February 2017. Prior to joining PeopleShare, Hope was a legal recruiter in Philadelphia for 17 years where she excelled at identifying outstanding candidates for top law firms. She enjoys using creative recruitment strategies and engaging candidates to achieve her goals. Hope is dedicated to the process of seeking out talented candidates to join the PeopleShare team.

Byron Solvason

Byron Solvason | Chief Financial Officer | Contact Byron
Byron joined the PeopleShare team in September 2017 as VP of Finance and was promoted to CFO in September 2018. His background includes more than 20 years of experience in accounting and finance. He is a graduate of The University of Manitoba with a degree in Accounting and minor in Finance. He is an avid Triathlete and has competed in 7 IRONMAN competitions. Byron excels in bringing his passion and skills to PeopleShare and adds his personal touch for the finance organization and improving upon PeopleShare’s already incredible brand.

Tiffany Suesz

Tiffany Suesz | Director of Training | Contact Tiffany
Tiffany started with PeopleShare in November 2008 as a Recruiter in the Pottstown branch. In January 2011, she transitioned into a new role as a Corporate Trainer, and in September 2016, she was promoted to Director of Training. In her current role, Tiffany manages internal training and development programs for the recruiting team. She came to PeopleShare from a leading retail corporation where her experience varied, from management, corporate training and development to recruitment. She has an Associate’s degree in Marketing and a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management from Strayer University.

Jennifer Vanisko

Jennifer Vanisko | Accounts Receivable Analyst | Contact Jennifer

Jennifer started her career with PeopleShare in October 2013 as an on-site Billing Specialist for one of PeopleShare’s VMS clients and has been promoted twice, most recently in November 2018 to Accounts Recievable Analyst.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Finance from the University of Maryland at College Park. Before joining PeopleShare, Jennifer’s experience included over 15 years within the consumer and business-to-business finance industry with a focus in customer service and personal & commercial credit and within education fundraising support with a primary focus on customer service and sales.