TeamMeet Our Team​

Our entire team has a real desire to help job candidates find, navigate and secure their desired positions

Erin Oprian

Recruitment Industry Expert

Erin Oprian

Recruitment Industry Expert
Erin Oprian, Recruitment Industry Expert, Twenty Plus years’ experience working within corporate recruiting and human resource environments. Erin is a Subject Matter Expert in Sourcing, Recruitment, Employment Branding, and Hiring Solutions. In Erin’s Twenty Plus Year Career she has hired thousands of Candidates, Coached many thousands more, and overseen recruitment and HR projects for some of the largest most well-known companies in America. Erin has been directly responsible for implementing, designing, delivering, executing, and assessment of the talent acquisition recruitment initiatives that enable companies to acquire the talent needed to meet business objectives.

Steve Oprian

Core’s Executive Partner

Steve Oprian

Core’s Executive Partner
Steve Oprian and our entire team of highly experienced corporate Senior recruiters have coached thousands of people in Job Success and Job Promotions. In our combined 20+ year careers with some of the most well-known and recognizable companies in America, We have had the privilege of partnering with people through tireless battles of a company reorganization, advocating for work-life balance and overall wellbeing, job advancement, and promotion. Our entire team has a real desire to help job candidates find, navigate and secure their desired positions. As well, as helping job candidates to be prepared and knowledgeable throughout the interview, offer stage, and negotiating process.

Heidi Prescott

Career Coach

Heidi Prescott

Career Coach
A trained and certified Career Coach who has over 12 years of experience working with clients one on one and in workshop settings related to job search and career success. Heidi has written over 700 resumes and is an expert at quickly identifying what is relevant and then assisting clients with honing their personal brand messaging. She has a work background in corporate business as a leader, manager, and team mentor in the health and life insurance and employee benefits industry.

Michelle Kurtz

Senior Recruiter

Michelle Kurtz

Senior Recruiter
Michelle Kurtz is a senior recruiter with 5 plus years of progressive talent acquisition experience. Michelle spent two years as a career coach for Silicon Valley software engineers before transitioning into talent management. Before landing in career coaching and tech recruiting, she spent almost a decade working as a therapist, behavioral coach, and interventionist with some of Silicon Valley’s top earners. Michelle has a bachelor’s and master’s in clinical psychology and is certified by the Society for Human Resource Management. She is a wife and mom to two young children. Michelle’s biggest motivator is seeing clients fulfill their grandest potential in life and career.

Maison Ebersole

Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Maison Ebersole

Talent Acquisition Coordinator
Maison Ebersole has experience supporting numerous corporate clients and their Human Resources teams. Projects include candidate sourcing and interviewing, onboarding, project tool implementation, culture curation, company training, and LinkedIn branding. Maison utilizes her skill set as a Talent Acquisition Coordinator at CORE. She will be your confidant as you move through our process of building the skills needed to jumpstart your career success.

Erica Burrus Fishell

Talent Acquisition Leader MPS, SHRM-CP

Erica Burrus Fishell

Talent Acquisition Leader MPS, SHRM-CP
Erica brings over 8 years of progressive experience working in the field of human resources, with expertise in talent recruiting, talent development, and employee relations. She has proven success researching and implementing talent retention programs, as well as developing comprehensive staffing programs from infancy to inception. She began her professional experience in the mortgage and finance industry, which then translated to successfully navigating the past 11 years as a manager and mentor within the Biotechnology industry. Erica is a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Certified Professional and holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resources and Employment Relations, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, both earned at The Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA.

Dezzi

Sr. Recruiter & Career Coach Expert

Dezzi

Sr. Recruiter & Career Coach Expert
With over 10 years experience as a full life cycle recruiter who has handled talent acquisition for companies ranging from early-stage tech startups to Fortune 500’s, and has worked with industries ranging from mortgage and real estate to fintech, augmented reality, Software As A Service to entertainment. Her hands-on style of prepping her own candidates through the interview process, thus enabling them to land the right roles sooner than their competition, was what led her to becoming a career coach. She brings a unique perspective to her role as a career coach, given that her being a full life cycle recruiter means that, just like her own career coaching clients, she still has to constantly and actively reach out to companies to tap the hidden job market. In addition, she not only has reviewed thousands of resumes and Linkedin profiles, interviewed hundreds of candidates, but has also designed, executed and implemented hiring plans for companies. From coming up with candidate personas to writing the job postings and interview scorecards to shortlisting applicants, handling screenings and salary negotiations, she coaches by drawing back the insider curtain that the average job hunter doesn’t get an opportunity to see past.

Chris Runnells

Regional Sales Manager

Chris Runnells

Regional Sales Manager
<span style="color: #333333;">Chris has 18+ years of sales and sales management experience, leading over 150 team members to execute company directives and maximize company revenue targets bringing a genuine passion to seeing others grow and develop. Chris values the conversations he has with each person he personally mentors and gets personal satisfaction in witnessing them accomplish their professional goals. What makes Chris different than most is he gets excited about adding value to everything he does and making a difference (big or small) in society. What he cherishes the most are the relationships he builds along the way.</span>

Amanda Hernandez

Executive Assistant

Amanda Hernandez

Executive Assistant
Amanda Hernandez is a meticulous, task-driven Executive Assistant with over 15 years of administration experience managing client-centric office operations. She is very collaborative and is motivated by helping a team achieve its goals of excellent customer service. Having held positions in various industries, Amanda tailor's her skills to meet the needs of multiple clients. She can interact directly with potential and existing clients and has increased customer satisfaction ratings at numerous companies.

Allison Simone

Resume and LinkedIn Writer

Allison Simone

Resume and LinkedIn Writer
I am Allison Simone, and I started my journey into the field of career consulting 5+ years ago as a freelancer. Over the last 3 years, I have grown my expertise and experience in multiple industries from Customer Service, Health and Medical, Tech and more. From taking resume writing courses to working with over 200+ clients and companies my experience has helped me position myself within various industries and truly understand what employers and recruiters are looking for in a candidate. I am a five-star rated writer because I take every step possible to ensure jobseekers have a professional and outstanding resume that will showcase their accomplishments in ways employers cannot pass up. I have studied keywords, optimization, and industry-relevant content to ensure every document is equipped with the necessary factors to land your dream career. My passion is helping jobseekers achieve ultimate career growth and successfully highlighting their years of accomplishments through achievement-based writing for them to land positions they not only want but deserve.

Melissa Winfree

Career Coach

Melissa Winfree

Career Coach
Melissa is a results-driven recruiter with high energy and a passion for sourcing and recruiting top talent. She is passionate about helping clients meet their career goals. As your Career Coach, Melissa will help you tap into your full potential, find direction and accomplish your goals. She takes pride in providing the best candidate experience ever. With over 10 years of being a successful advisor and collaborator, she has managed and met the needs and objectives of her clients. Some of her core competencies include: <ul> <li>Motivational Interviewing</li> <li>Career Counselling</li> <li>Diversity & Inclusion</li> <li>Strategy Development & Implementation</li> </ul> Melissa is keen on providing premium service enabling each client to identify and reach their goals.

Chrissy Ebin

Head of Operations of Core

Chrissy Ebin

Head of Operations of Core
Experienced Chief Operations Officer with strong business development skills, responsible for the overall efficiency of the business by driving continuous improvements throughout the company, maintaining and executing processes and ensuring that targets are met. Chrissy is responsible for people, processes and key projects and getting them implemented in record time while maintaining quality and a tempered approach throughout the completion of these projects.
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