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Our leaders are dedicated to serving the people who make progress happen. In collaboration with our clients and industry experts, we seek to constantly improve the value of our service. By deeply caring about people and helping them build careers that fit their goals and interests, we keep them passionately engaged on their projects. Through the cultivation of talent and potential, we help people make the greatest possible impact.

Chad Koele

PRESIDENT

Chad Koele serves as the president of Actalent. A proven and accomplished leader, Chad joined the Allegis Group organization in 1993 and has held multiple roles in operations and sales throughout his career. In his role as president of Actalent, Koele leads the company’s global growth, strategic development, and financial performance.

Passionate about inclusion and diversity, Chad is a member of CEO Action and prioritizes efforts to foster an environment where all employees experience opportunity and growth.

Scott Anderson

Chief Financial Officer

Scott Anderson is the CFO for Actalent and leads the financial strategy for the organization.

Scott began his career with the Allegis Group organization in 1998 as an assistant controller. Prior to his appointment to Actalent CFO, he spent five years in Sydney, Australia as CFO for Allegis Group’s business in Asia-Pacific. Scott is an advocate for maintaining strong partnerships to effectively influence and drive financial strategy.

Suzanne Sanborn

Vice President, Finance

Suzanne Sanborn is the vice president of finance for Actalent's engineering and sciences services offering.

Suzanne began her career with the Allegis Group organization as an assistant controller in 1996. Over the years, she held several financial roles within Allegis Group operating companies, including regional controller at Aerotek, director of financial operations at TEKsystems and vice president of finance at MarketSource.

Bryan Toffey

Vice President, Talent

Bryan Toffey serves as the vice president of talent for Actalent. Focused on the attraction, retention, and development of the company’s talent, Bryan is responsible for determining strategy and ensuring execution of operational practices to enhance the Actalent's care and engagement model.

Bryan began his career with the Allegis Group organization in 1994 as a technical recruiter. Based in Mississauga, Ontario, he has held multiple leadership roles in during his tenure. Promoted to regional vice president of Canadian operations in 2007, Bryan led the region until 2019 and then took on the role of leading the company's engineering and science services business.

Mike Varon

Vice President, Delivery Operations

Mike Varon is the vice president of operations for Actalent's engineering and sciences services offering. Mike leads a team of practice directors and subject matter experts across the organization providing customized solutions in engineering, laboratory, and clinical services.

Mike joined the Allegis Group organization in 1993 and has served in various operations and business development roles throughout his tenure.

Rocco Raffo

Vice President, Business Development

Rocco Raffo serves as the vice president of business development for Actalent's engineering and sciences services offering.

Rocco began his career in 1997 as a recruiter with the Allegis Group organization. Having held multiple leadership roles in his tenure, Rocco currently works with company leaders across a wide range of industries to help identify and access the right solutions for their engineering and sciences challenges.

John Flanigan

Vice President, Strategic Operations

John Flanigan is the vice president of Strategic Operations for Actalent and leads the organization’s key talent operations and delivery initiatives.

John joined the Allegis Group in 1995 as a technical recruiter and has held several operational leadership roles in his tenure. An industry expert in recruiting strategies and best practices, John is dedicated to enhancing the consultant and customer experience. John has focused his efforts over the past year on the link between consultant care and engagement to identify how to best serve our employees.

Michael Burke

Regional Vice President

Mike Burke is a regional vice president for Actalent. Responsible for leading Actalent teams in the North region of the United States, Mike oversees delivery and business development efforts to position Actalent as an industry leader in engineering and sciences talent solutions.

Leveraging his years of experience in people engagement, Mike is accountable for the professional development of Actalent teams in his region. Mike joined the Allegis Group organization in 1996 as a recruiter in our Wayne, Pennsylvania office.

Jason Bradley

Regional Vice President

Jason Bradley is a regional vice president for Actalent. Responsible for leading Actalent teams in the South region of the United States, Jason oversees delivery and business development efforts to position Actalent as an industry leader in engineering and sciences talent solutions.

Acting as a mentor and talent advocate, Jason is accountable for the career development of Actalent teams in his region. Jason began his Allegis Group journey in 1998 as a recruiter in our Wayne, Pennsylvania office.

Brad Kennedy

Regional Vice President

Brad Kennedy is a regional vice president for Actalent. Responsible for leading Actalent teams in the Central region of the United States, Brad oversees delivery and business development efforts to position Actalent as an industry leader in engineering and sciences talent solutions.

Having held multiple roles in sales and operations over the years, Brad leverages his experience as a leader to facilitate the development of his teams in region. Brad joined the Allegis Group organization in 1997 as a recruiter.

Chad Gieg

Regional Vice President

Chad Gieg is a regional vice president for Actalent. Responsible for leading Actalent teams in the West region of the United States, Chad oversees delivery and business development efforts to position Actalent as an industry leader in engineering and sciences talent solutions.

Chad is accountable for expanding Actalent's footprint through new client and consultant acquisition while developing top performing teams. Chad began his career with the Allegis Group organization in 1996 as a recruiter and has held multiple leadership positions throughout his tenure.

Sean Carmody

Vice President, Strategic Sales and Operations

Sean Carmody is the vice president of Actalent's Strategic Sales organization. He oversees a team of seasoned executives responsible for retaining and diversifying key Actalent customers within strategic market segments.

Sean joined the Allegis Group organization in 2003 as a recruiter in Milwaukee and has successfully progressed through various sales roles in the organization. Passionate about supporting his community, Sean is an active participant in multiple charitable organizations.

Dana Baughns

General Counsel

Dana Baughns serves as vice president and general counsel to Actalent. Collaborating with senior executives and business partners, Dana leverages her litigation experience to counsel the organization on labor and employment laws, government contracting obligations, services and vendor negotiations, and enterprise risk mitigation.

Dana joined the company in November of 2010 as General Counsel for MarketSource Inc., an operating company of Allegis Group. Dana attended the University of Connecticut School of Law.

Mark Cooper

Vice President, International Business Development and Operations

Mark Cooper serves as the vice president of International Business Development and Operations for Actalent. Responsible for driving new engineering and sciences services business opportunities outside of the United States, Mark leads a team of subject matter experts and sales executives across EMEA and India.

Mark began his career with Allegis Group in 1988 as a technical recruiter and has held an array of leadership roles across the network of operating companies during his tenure.

Maria Ketslakh

Vice President, Canada

Maria Ketslakh is the vice president of Actalent, Canada. Maria is responsible for overseeing the sales, operations and strategic direction of Actalent's Canadian operations. Her primary focus is on diversifying our current business portfolio by driving results and maximizing the employee experience.

Maria started her career with the Allegis Group organization in 2008 as an engineering recruiter. Over the years, she's worked in various roles, including account recruiting manager, account manager and director of business operations. Maria was the first female director of operations in Canada.

Vijay Mallya

Director, Engineering Services

Vijay Mallya is the Director of Engineering Services for Actalent. Based in Bangalore, India, Vijay leads a robust team of engineering professionals across APAC and EMEA in support of client engagements. Vijay has a demonstrated record of success at evaluating and identifying opportunities for increasing capabilities and optimizing costs.

Prior to joining Actalent in 2014, he held various leadership roles at Capgemini India, Creative Synergies Group, Geometric, Scandent Solutions, DSQ Software and Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing.

Greg DeLuca

Head of Services Transformation and Integration

Greg DeLuca serves as the head of services transformation and integration for Actalent. In this role, he leverages his vast experiences and expertise to drive growth across the company’s Services business.

Greg joined Allegis Group in 1995 as a recruiter. Having held numerous leadership roles across the organization during his tenure, Greg has been responsible for executing sales, workforce management, and delivery strategies to diversify the company’s offerings. Prior to joining Actalent in 2021, Greg worked with leaders across Allegis Group to drive alignment and prioritize focus to expand Services business across the enterprise.

Brooks Wells

Managing Director, Enterprise Technology and Enablement

Brooks Wells, as managing director of enterprise technology and enablement, works to prioritize Actalent’s investments in technology and infrastructure in order to support the unique needs of our customers across all business lines.

Brooks began his career with Allegis Group as a recruiter in 1995. Promoted to director of business operations in 2000 and then regional vice president for Aerotek, Brooks has been responsible for driving key business initiatives with a strong focus on employee development throughout the west region. Before taking on his current role, Brooks led the talent acquisition and people operations functions for our Services business.

Olakunle Arowolo

Director, Inclusion and Diversity

Olakunle “Kunle” Arowolo, serves as Actalent’s director of Inclusion & Diversity. Kunle leads the company’s internal and marketplace I&D strategy to include promoting intentional advocacy and education.

Kunle began his career with Aerotek in 2005 as recruiter in Los Angeles. He has held various operational and sales roles and served on multiple inclusion boards throughout his career, An active participant in I&D customer symposiums and STEM events, Kunle remains committed to driving Actalent’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.