Chris Mader, Vice President, Growth Strategy & Development
Years with Randstad Technologies: 17 years
Chris is a graduate of Rollins College where he earned a BA degree in Mathematics with with a minor concentration in Business Administration in 1992.
In his role, Chris is responsible for creating, developing, and deploying a holistic plan to bring continuity, consistency, standards, measurable metrics, and accountability to the Randstad Technologies growth strategy plan in North America. His team plays a critical role in defining and driving strategic, operational and organizational improvements across the company. Founded in 2013, the Growth Strategy & Development division is a high-profile, high-impact team working with Randstad Technologies businesses across North America, with a core focus on the Unites States and Canada.
Chris joined the company in 1996 and has excelled at all roles within the organization. Starting out as an Account Manager, Chris quickly established himself as a key contributor and in 1999 was promoted into a management role where he was tasked with opening a start-up office in Hartford, Connecticut. In 2002, his region expanded covering all of New England as well as Randstad Technologies' Canadian operations in Toronto, Ontario. Then in 2005, Chris was promoted to Director of National Accounts where he was responsible for overseeing business development, recruiting and operational compliance for the company's most strategic clients nationwide. In 2008, Chris was named Director of Corporate Accounts and was responsible for overseeing the company's delivery to MSP/VMS clients. Chris was most recently promoted to VP of Growth Strategy & Development in May, 2013.
In addition to his day-to-day responsibilities, over the past 10 years Chris' approachable demeanor and out of the box thinking style has led him to be a mentor on several executive subcommittees within the organization, some of which include: Change Management, Business Development, Operational Compliance, Consultant Care, Client Care, Diversity, Training, and Employee Development.
Philanthropic Activities: Chris is very active in his community and supports many charitable endeavors that focus on children.
Since 2004, Chris has been actively involved as a Board Member and coach within the Pelham Little League Baseball program. Pelham LL is a non-profit organization whose mission is to assist today’s youth in developing the qualities of citizenship, discipline, teamwork and physical well-being through the sport of baseball.
From 2008-2013, Chris and his wife Kristen founded the Pelham Ice Garden, a registered 503(c) organization. Located in Pelham, NH, The Ice Garden is an outdoor, community ice rink built and maintained by volunteers each winter and runs ice skating programs for children in the southern New Hampshire region. As the President of the Ice Garden, Chris also spearheads its annual flagship event called "Winter Fest" which helps raise money for CHaD, the Children’s Hospital in Dartmouth, NH.
For the past 2 years, Chris was the Treasurer for the Nashua, NH chapter for the Folds of Honor Foundation, a 503(c) organization that provides post-secondary educational scholarships for the children and spouses of military men and women disabled or killed while serving the United States of America.
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