The Team Behind Talentpair
Talentpair is built in-house by a passionate team.
Founder & CEO
Joe is an entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience with recruiting. He wanted to create a platform that truly promotes a more sustainable, trusted, equitable, and inclusive system that works for everyone. He saw a need for recruiters to evolve, so he founded Talentpair. Joe enjoys spending time with his daughters, golfing, loving the lord, and talking about Crypto and Blockchain technologies.
VP of Engineering
With more than 25 years building highly scalable, big data and IoT / IIoT platforms, Todd leads the team in developing collaborative, innovative products, that delight our customers. Todd is a bit of a technology nerd who thrives on building products and teams. When he is not geeking-out, you will find him either out running, hiking, biking, walking or enjoying time with his wife and family.
Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Dustin’s tenure and dedication has elevated Quest Groups and Talentpair to one of the top firms in the nation. Dustin’s ability to build rapport with the key players in growing tech hubs has driven growth and client satisfaction year after year. Looking to hire? Call Dustin and his team will deliver with the power of Talentpair.
VP of Growth Strategy
With 20 years of experience in full-cycle recruiting, Douglas has worked with large firms, KForce, small firms, Stafftopia, & his own firm, Captoris. He has recently been working with companies trying to solve the riddle of how to use technology to create efficiencies for recruiters in order to make more placements, faster. Working with Indeed, Douglas helped to create Indeed Hire. At Job.com he was the Strategist for the core technical product, Always on Recruiter. Joining Talentpair is where his passion & expertise meet & he’s eager to make a positive impact in the growth of the company.
Lead Fullstack Engineer
Aaron was drawn into software by the creative potential it unlocks. He came to Talentpair first as a frontend engineer, focusing on building resilient, delightful user interfaces. He now helps lead the development team, focusing on architecture, product development and implementation, and magnifying the reach of others. When he's not at his desk, he enjoys practicing the ukulele, riding his bicycle, and spending time with his wife and dog.
Senior Product Designer
John sprinkles design magic across all Talentpair interactions and products. John's 20 year career in UX and product design spans both the agency and startup worlds, where he has worked on products like BuddyUp; a social network to help students find study partners that was listed as one of Portland's most prominent startups. John enjoys creating fonts, curries, and spell casters.
Dan is a Pythonista who enjoys designing solutions and executing them via pragmatic, well-tested code. He's worked primarily at startups throughout his career and relishes the energy and freedom of startups. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, playing DnD, and flying.
Eric began solving problems way back in the IBM green screen days. His journey has since expanded into the world of open source & modern stacks. Armed with Python, Eric is thrilled to be part of such a talented and driven team who all take immense pride in making Talentpair innovative & exceptional. Beyond Talentpair, Eric enjoys time with his family, camping, boating, music, art, & helping others.
Maddy has a Masters of Science in Applied Data Science for Business. She has a deep passion for digital transformation and connecting analytics to data driven business decisions. Outside of work Maddy enjoys art, music, food and most of all, spending time with her German Shorthaired Pointer, Bella.