Owner and Senior Recruiter
Alison founded GEM Resourcing 18 years ago to provide both clients and candidates with a recruiting experience that is both unique and effective. She developed her own recruiting process and methodology that puts the right people in the right positions and drives a 98% retention rate. Alison has built her business on strong, long-term relationships working with both candidates and clients throughout their career lifecycles.
Early in her career Alison did executive outplacement for senior-level employees whose positions had recently been eliminated. This early experience sparked her passion for recruiting, seeing successes for both the employers and the candidates. Alison held senior recruiting positions at both Fujitsu and Born Information Services where she successfully built teams across the organization at all levels, including those with high levels of technical expertise.
Alison attended the University of Phoenix and is currently enrolled in an exclusive Master’s Degree program through the Small Business Administration. This program, focused on emerging leaders selected only 17 participants from over 2,000 applicants. In her free time, Alison spends time with her sons and husband and loves attending concerts.
Vice President, Operations and Senior Recruiter
During her 15-year tenure at GEM Resourcing, Maureen has capitalized on her two passions: 1. Helping people find the right position and companies find the right talent and 2. Technology, finding the right solution and closely following the constant changes that drive the search for both software and human resources. As she has done throughout her career, Maureen is always aware of the changing technical landscape and the skills organizations need to effectively implement these changes.
Before joining the team at GEM Resourcing, Maureen spent 18 years at Amway working in distribution and the supply chain. At that point, few employees had and IT background and Maureen became a critical resource helping to fully automate the first Amway distribution center in Colorado. She also worked in IT consulting roles helping to implement JDEdwards systems and developing Y2K update processes.
Maureen attended Emily Griffith Technical College, earning certification in transportation management. In her free time Maureen spends time with her family and loves spending time with her daughters and grandsons.
Louise leads the recruiting team at GEM Resourcing where she has worked for the past six years. She is a strong advocate for the candidates, working closely to understand their needs, skills, and experiences, ultimately helping to place the in the right positions driving success for the individual, the team, and the company. She works with her team to develop strong relationships and listen closely to gain insight into each person’s unique background.
Prior to joining GEM, Louise focused on process improvement and product management, working both as an independent management and IT consultant and in senior corporate roles at Fujitsu, Qwest, and Gates Corporation. Louise’s experience with process gave her the foundation that she uses with her recruiting team to create scalable, repeatable methodologies for placing the right people in the right positions.
Louise has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Denver. When not working, Louise spends time with her husband, son, and dog Oakley. She also plays the violin in a string quartet.
Lisa has been part of the recruiting team at GEM Resourcing for the past eight years. She focuses on building relationships with both candidates and employers that provide the foundation needed to effectively place talent. Her long-term relationships consistently help her find the top players.
Lisa brings a diverse background to her role at GEM Resourcing that helps her to be effective in her recruiting role. For 11 years she worked for the University of Phoenix in a variety of roles including Director of Finance. During that time, she frequently needed to restructure and build teams which gave her the foundation she uses in her current recruiting position. She also ran a ranch and worked for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, both of which gave her insight into different organizational environments.
When not working, Lisa spends time with family and is a lover of both animals and the outdoors.
Suzy has been with GEM Resourcing for the past eight years in both recruiting and office manager roles. She is often described as “detail-oriented” and uses that skill to effectively find the right talent, sometimes even finding too many candidates, resulting in clients creating positions to bring great employees on board.
Prior to joining GEM, Suzy worked in various administrative roles at Hewlett-Packard for ten years. During that time she learned the importance of finding the right technical talent and changing requirements as technology continuously transform. She also worked as the Education Coordinator at the Colorado Hospital Association.
Suzy has a Bachelor of Science degree from Illinois State University. During her free time she spends time with her two daughters and loves to read. She shared that passion with her co-workers, starting the GEM Resourcing book club.