Meet the Team
Founder / Chief Executive Officer
An experienced, passionate executive with a unique ability to connect leaders and their teams to drive business strategy. Jamie has over 25 years of HR experience in various sectors, including food and beverage, hospitality, healthcare, finance, retail, technology, and telecommunications. Understanding small business owners’ challenges, Jamie founded Konnect to help entrepreneurs navigate their unique HR concerns. With his diverse experience and ability to collaborate, connect, coach, and create change, Jamie and his team at Konnect provide the tools and support to empower entrepreneurs to run their businesses more efficiently.
Meet the Konnect Team
Chief Operating Officer
A driven and dynamic leader with 15+ years of experience working for companies serving retail, hospitality, automotive, EV, and technology. With a passion for operationalizing people development, Jessica has built her career around the creative design and execution of engaging learning solutions in high-growth environments. As an accredited Mind Gym Facilitator, Gallup Strengths Finder Coach, and Certified EQ Facilitator. Konnect leverages Jessica’s ability to connect, coach, facilitate, motivate, and deliver results in partnership with growing businesses.
Chief Brand Officer
Offering clients 20 years of experience in PR and Communications with a trustworthy knack for navigating business through strategic crisis communications, executive media training, executive visibility, branding programs, and more. From nonprofit to Fortune 500, Stefani has worked on high-profile brands, including Barbie, Chipotle, UFC, Forever 21, and more. From celebrity dolls, social media, and events to exclusive launch parties, global museum exhibitions, & partnerships with organizations, including NASA, Stefani’s robust experience, training, and ability to partner with a variety of personalities brings Konnect clients the talent to transform brand perception with an award-winning communications leader by their side.
Head of Systems & Projects
Analytical, process-focused, and detailed oriented, Kristin brings ten years of experience working for various organizations supporting customer service, learning, training, and systems. As a true project manager, Kristin brings a Six Sigma philosophy to support Konnect and its clients. Through self-discipline, Kristin establishes structure and is adept at keeping things running smoothly.
Head of Business Development
With a diverse background in full-cycle recruitment and human resources, Aleks has a passion for connecting talent with the right opportunities. She has navigated the dynamic worlds of fintech, banking, and cryptocurrency. Armed with a keen eye for recognizing potential and a comprehensive understanding of industry trends, she has been instrumental in forging successful partnerships and driving growth organizations.
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