Talent Team

We are passionate, highly trained professionals that love getting to match passionate people with meaningful jobs in vibrant organizations. We strive to make a positive difference every day by exerting our energy and creativity to build meaningful relationships with our candidates, companies and in our community.

Each of us has our own unique experiences and personality that we bring to the team, and that’s what makes us so strong. So, take a little time to get to know us a better.

Passionate People Piece

Alexa is contributing to the Talent Solutions team while attending Grand Valley State University where she is studying Human Resource Management. When she is not working or studying, Alexa enjoys cooking, traveling, playing volleyball and spending time with her family. Her mom is her hero because she has taught her that faith and family come first, and you can achieve anything by working hard.

Alexa Perna

Talent Solutions Team Intern

Allison is a graduate from Grand Valley State University, with studies in Public Administration, Business, and Public Relations & Advertising. She began with DISHER as an intern, and now recruits for internal and external positions as a part of the Talent Attraction Team. Allison also loves continuing to learn through her passions in painting, playing music, and traveling.

Allison Ives

Talent Engineer

Anna has invested her talents in the wonderful world of human resources since 2009. “I love being in a role that allows me to talk with people and build relationships every day.” With a BS degree in Music Business at Huntington University, Anna still makes music a big part of her life whether creating her own or enjoying other people’s works. Anna enjoys hiking, camping, cycling, and snowboarding.

Anna Briggs

Team Lead - Talent Solutions | Business Development

Brandon has a B.A. in business management and communications from Hope College.  He is a part of the Talent Engineering team in which he recruits for internal and external positions. Brandon enjoys the Great Lakes of Michigan in which he can paddle board, boat, and wake surf.

Brandon Zervas

Business Development

David has a BBA in Human Resources Management from GVSU. As a Talent Engineer, he brings his natural focus on building meaningful relationships to connect great people and great companies. He enjoys helping people find what they’re best at, and helping firms discover what and who they need most. David also loves to travel to go skiing and hiking whenever he can.

David Hondorp

Talent Engineer

Emily is thrilled to join DISHER’s Indy team as a Talent Engineer. She recently graduated with a Human Resources and Management degree from the IUPUI (Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis) Kelley School of Business. In her spare time, Emily’s favorite hobbies include traveling and reading anything by JK Rowling.

Emily Gaffney

Talent Engineer

Frank graduated from Hope College with a BA in Communications. He’s a part of the Talent Solutions team and enjoys helping customers and candidates achieve their long-terms goals. In 2016 Frank earned his Professional Recruiter Certification (PRC) from AIRS Training Academy. When he isn’t working, Frank’s favorite activities include golfing, kayaking, and volunteering his time to the Hudsonville High School Varsity Basketball team.

Frank Groen

Talent Engineer

The desire to make a significant impact in the lives of others makes Gabe an asset to the Talent Solutions team. Gabe is a native of Zeeland, Michigan and graduate of Hope College with a BA in Business Management/Communication. He enjoys hiking, fishing, time with friends, and is an avid dog lover. He also enjoys sipping a good cup of Joe—
let him know when you’re free!

Gabe Boss

Talent Engineer

Jaclyn bring eight years of industry experience in recruiting and talent placement to the Talent Solutions team. She also brings business savvy with her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Western Michigan University. Jaclyn enjoys spending every possible second outdoors either camping, kayaking, boating, hunting, or fishing.

Jaclyn Reed

Talent Engineer

Jacquelyn has a BS in Integrated Leadership Studies/ Enterprise Leadership from Central Michigan University. She is originally from Alabama’s gulf coast region and enjoys indulging in southern cuisine regularly (any cuisine really). She enjoys watching sports and getting on the tennis court as often as possible.

Jacquelyn Pogue

Talent Engineer

Jessi enjoys the blending of people and business in Talent Attraction. Since 2009, Jessi’s been applying the skills she’s learned from her BS in HR Management from Ball State University, MBA from Anderson University, and Black Belt in Internet Recruitment. Jessi loves to read, shop, attend concerts, and play with her twin daughters. If she had a super power, she’d travel back in time and become a member of the Resistance during World War II.

Jessi Fluke

Talent Engineer

Kathy is a Talent Engineer with over 15 years of experience helping to hire people. Training and mentoring team members are a joy. “In our team, People are our Product. We are Recruitment Redesigned.”

Kathy Osmun

Talent Engineer

Keri is an expert in staffing management with over 21 years of experience in talent attraction, retention, branding, implementation, problem solving, and reorganization. Keri has worked in a variety of industries assisting companies in acquiring top talent as well as developing a solid culture and infrastructure. She is also the instigator of DISHER nerf wars!


Keri McCarthy

Business Lead - Talent Solutions

Kimberly brings many skills from her years at Bethany Christian Services and Women at Risk International. A Grand Valley State University alumni, Kimberly received her BA in Public and Nonprofit Administration with an Emphasis in Community Health and a Minor in Hospitality and Tourism Management. Kimberly loves kayaking, hiking, camping, traveling, and art— in addition to her husband and golden retriever.

Kimberly Bauer

Talent Solutions Marketing Specialist

Kristian has a BA in HR Mgmt. from WMU.  As a Talent Strategist, he helps organizations attract and retain top talent in a wide variety of industries and fields.  He’s passionate about travel and experiencing new cultures which is why he joined the Peace Corps as a Small Business Development consultant where he served 27 months in Morocco.

Kristian Woods

Team Lead - Talent Solutions

Shawna graduated with a BA in Management and Communication from Hope College. As a Talent Engineer, she partners with companies and plays professional matchmaker. She enjoys traveling and finding the next best cup of coffee.

Shawna Vite

Talent Engineer

Stephanie is passionate about staffing. “I’ve never seen recruiting as a job but as a way to make a difference in someone’s life.” In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys playing baseball with her two active boys and water skiing. Stephanie’s hero is her Great Grandmother who showed her what it’s like to live a life full of love, laughter, and happiness. Stephanie graduated from Purdue University with a BA in Communications.

Stephanie Hamelmann

Talent Engineer