Meet the Team
Christina founded BlockForce Talent after reflecting on how broken the recruitment process is. She grew the company over the last few years into a multimillion dollar staffing firm that offers a unique blend of solutions to our clients. She finds enjoyment in understanding client issues and helping them build their workforce one hire at a time.
"I love using data to tell a story, working with analysts to build out the info and then digging into it to understand trends. When not totally nerding out with work and data - I also love to host parties and events to celebrate friends and family.
Karla joined BlockForce Talent in 2022 as a recruiter. She has a background in customer service, healthcare and education. Driven by helping people, she takes pride in providing the best service to employers and candidates. Karla likes working as a recruiter because it allows her to help people get excited about their futures.
"I love the artist Prince."
Cassandra came to BlockForce Talent with a background in customer service and event management. As a new recruiter, she has enjoyed learning the BlockForce model and putting it into effect. She loves engaging with new people and is passionate about helping them. As a recruiter for BlockForce she gets to do both!
Hailey joined BlockForce Talent in June 2020 as an intern. She supports the temporary workers program and ensures each new hire has a great experience. Additionally, she handles payroll, onboarding, invoicing and other admin related tasks. She enjoys supporting people as they enter the workforce.
"I like watching true crime documentaries and movies."
Jessica joined BlockForce Talent to help people pursue the lives they dream of living. She enjoys helping people put their talents to use and reach their goals. Jessica feels rewarded knowing each job filled brings light into someone's life.
"My husband and I took our first vacation/trip together in 2016 to Gatlinburg, TN. Four years later, we went back again and he surprised me by proposing to me on the Skybridge."
Cathleen joined BlockForce Talent after 10 years in the IT/financial consulting industry. Working at BlockForce has allowed her to apply the skills she honed while consulting to the challenges faced in the recruiting industry. Cathleen has a passion for analytics, data, problem solving and process improvement all while leveraging technology. She is excited to continue to help BlockForce flourish as a leader within the industry.
Cierra joined BlockForce Talent in 2021 with 10+ years of experience in customer service, sales and recruiting. She enjoys supporting our clients' needs while matching candidates to their dream jobs. She loves a good challenge and finding creative solutions for hard to fill roles.
"My favorite guilty pleasure is to rewatch One Tree Hill 2x a year!"
Alexis joined BlockForce Talent as an intern. She has an MHA and experience working in nonprofit organizations . Alexis loves interacting with people and always strives to make a positive impact, which is what her current position allows her to do in a unique way.
"I love finding 'hole-in-the-wall' restaurants and coffee shops when I go to any new place."
Scott joined BlockForce Talent in August 2022 and provides senior financial leadership to help the company optimize its financial operations and performance to achieve key business goals. He has extensive staffing industry experience having led finance teams at middle market companies in NYC and Philadelphia.
Scott really enjoys traveling and exploring new places, cultures, and historical sites. He has visited over 20 countries on 5 continents and serves as Treasurer and Board Trustee for the Historical Society of Princeton in Princeton, NJ.
Alexandra joined BlockForce Talent as a new recruiter with a background in healthcare and coaching. As a recruiter, she leverages her passion for helping people to support candidates as they embark on new phases of their careers.
"In my free time, I enjoy reading, baking and spending time with the people that I love."
Lauren joined BlockForce Talent in 2019 with 15+ years of experience in office management and support. She is the “Jill of all trades” at BlockForce with a primary focus on HR support and vendor management.
"My family tries to vacation in the same place at least every other year that my grandparents started going to over 60 years ago."
Cynthia joined BlockForce Talent in May 2021 after retiring from a successful career in HR. Over her 25+ years in the industry, she leveraged her industrial engineering education, manufacturing front-line leadership, and global program management experience to elevate talent and drive organizational results.
"I am a fan of Formula 1 racing!"
Bernie has worked as an HR/talent consultant – onsite, within search firms and as an RPO leader – since 1995. He has assimilated his MBA in marketing, his management consultant style, sales delivery and listening skills in his passion to add value to people, client relationships and talent delivery.
"Every year for the past 10 years on June 15th, my two daughters and I have had the tradition of riding the fastest wooden roller coaster in the northeast at an amusement park."