Randstad Technologies' growth and success can be attributed in large part to the skilled and dedicated leadership of our Executive Management Team. The majority of this core group has worked their way up the corporate ladder, starting in entry-level positions in the company and advancing to become leaders in their field. This provides them with a unique and in depth understanding of the staffing industry and the many vertical markets that utilize IT professionals.
Through their steadfast guidance, Randstad Technologies has been able to consistently grow the business even through periods of economic uncertainty. The team leads more than 400 talented internal employees to create innovative service and solutions options for our clients and contractors.
Graig Paglieri, Group President, Technology and Engineering
Graig holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston College and an MBA from Wake Forest University.
As president of Randstad Technologies and Engineering, Graig Paglieri is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and strategic direction of the Randstad Technologies and Engineering brands. In addition, Graig leads Randstad’s central delivery team, whose charge is to develop disruptive and industry-leading delivery capabilities and technology-enabled business models.
Professional History: Previous to his current role, Graig served as Randstad’s chief innovation officer and was committed to driving continuous transformation into an increasingly digital and technology-driven organization. While his start in the staffing industry was over a decade ago, Graig’s first career was with the U.S. Marine Corps, which provided him with the unique ability to develop leadership capabilities and enhance decision-making skills and dexterity—all of which he applies today.
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Andrew Speer, President, Technology Solutions and National Strategic Organization
Years with Randstad Technologies: 13 years
Andy graduated from Sonoma State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management.
Andy serves as the President of the Technology Solutions and Emerging Accounts divisions and is responsible for the overall strategy and execution of the solutions business for Randstad Technologies. In addition, he serves as the head of the commercial division of B2B Workforce, Randstad Technologies’ ERP/Enterprise Application specialty brand.
Professional History: Prior to his current role, Andy was the Vice President of Delivery for Technisource. In this role, Andy led the Technology Solutions division, Field Operations, National Recruiting and National Accounts and was responsible for strategy execution and transformation. He began his career at Technisource as a Regional Vice President over the Southeast Region.
Prior to Technisource, Andy was the Executive Vice President of Recruiting for Alternative Resource Corporation (ARC). Andy has been honored with multiple distinguished service awards, and was the two-time recipient of the Manager of the Year by ARC.
He has been quoted in many industry-leading publications and is a frequent speaker at industry events.
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Wes Wetmore, Vice President, Southeast
Years with Randstad Technologies: 19 years
Wes graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology, Human Physiology concentration.
Responsibilities: Working out of Randstad Technologies' Charlotte, NC office, Wes' management experience and industry business knowledge has helped facilitate the growth of the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions for the company. With a continued and refined focus on gaining market share and an understanding of the company's key service offerings, branches under his leadership excel with increased sales and an expanding client base.
Company History: Wes started his career with Randstad Technologies, formerly Sapphire Technologies in July of 1998 as an Account Manager working out of the company's Raleigh-Durham, NC branch office. He has achieved success in each position he has held, earning a spot at President's Club as an Account Manager, Branch Manager, and Regional Manager. His demonstrated leadership in managing multiple branches led to Wes' appointment as Vice President of the Southeast Region in the fall of 2010.
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Taz Stephens, Vice President, Upper Midwest
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Years with Randstad Technologies: 11 years
Education: Taz graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics.
Responsibilities: Taz is the Executive Regional Vice President leading the Upper Midwest region, comprised of 15 operating branches, for Randstad Technologies. Taz is responsible for for business operations and service delivery to hundreds of customers through an IT and engineering consulting team of over 3,000 resources.
Professional History: Taz Stephens has been in the technology recruiting and consulting services business for over twenty years. He joined Randstad Technologies in early 2006 as a Managing Director for the Itasca, IL branch. After leading the Itasca branch to attainment of the largest revenue branch in the company, he was promoted to Regional Managing Director in 2008, responsible for business operations for multiple offices and then promoted to Regional Vice President of the Upper Midwest region . Prior to joining Randstad Technologies, Taz started his career in 1994 with Interactive Business Systems, Inc. (IBS), a Midwest-focused technology recruiting and custom application development solutions company. Taz held various positions with IBS over his twelve years with the organization to include; Branch Manager, Manager Business Development, Senior Account Executive, Recruiting Manager, and Recruiter.
Dino Grigorakakis, Vice President, Recruiting and Direct Hire
Years with Randstad Technologies: 7 years
Dino graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.
As the Vice President of Recruiting and Direct Hire, Dino is responsible for Contract and Permanent Placement recruiting strategy for all of Randstad Technologies. Dino also provides direct oversight and management of the National Recruiting Centers. His responsibilities include hiring, training, and development of the Recruiters and
Managers within these groups.
Dino has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry — the majority of that in IT staffing and direct hire for Robert Half International. Dino joined Technisource, now Randstad Technologies, in 2010 and was responsible for growing and managing the direct hire practice across the US.
Prior to joining Technisource, he served as Managing Vice President for RHI's strategic accounts group, where he worked with a team of VPs across North America and Europe, with responsibilities including sales training, implementation of best practices, and sales growth for RHI's portfolio of national accounts. Additionally, throughout his professional career with RHI, Dino was responsible for managing 100 to 200 people in sales and recruiting teams located in up to 30 branch locations with annual revenues.
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Peter D. Clark, Vice President, Strategic Accounts
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Peter graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
Responsibilities: As Vice President of Strategic Accounts, Peter works to ensure the growth and development of the company's largest national accounts in our collective portfolio while overseeing Randstad Technologies' Business Development. Additionally, Peter is involved in joint strategic business initiatives with other Randstad Professionals US operating companies.
Peter joined Randstad Technologies, then Sapphire, in January 2009 as Vice President of Business Development. He was also involved in directing Randstad Technologies' consulting and project services division. Prior to joining Randstad Technologies, Peter worked for MPS Group for eleven years where he held a number of executive leadership roles, including SVP for Modis, a global provider of IT staffing and recruiting services. He has over twenty years of sales, operational, and customer relationship management experience with businesses providing global IT staffing services, software and systems integration solutions, enterprise-wide IT project services, and human capital consulting services.
Peter is involved in the Homes For Our Troops organization and Folds of Honor Foundation. Homes For Our Troops provides housing for soldiers returning home with serious injuries. Folds of Honor Foundation provides support aide to the families of soldiers killed in service to our country.
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Alison Cohen, Vice President of Operations
Years with Randstad Technologies: 20 years
Alison graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Science degree.
Responsibilities: As Vice President of Operations, Alison oversees all aspects of operational and contract compliance, process, and policy for Randstad Technologies. Under her umbrella of responsibilities fall post sales services, contract administration, contract compliance, field support and operations, and internal training and development.
Alison joined in 1997 as a Technical Recruiter. In 1999, Alison created and launched Randstad Technologies first Virtual Recruiting division and in 2001 advanced to become a Regional Sales Manager. She moved to the operations side of the business in 2003 when she coordinated the efforts involved with the implementation of a new sourcing and contact management software for the company. Alison was also strategically involved with the development and launch of the company's internal training program. Alison was named Vice President of Operations in 2010.
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