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GET TO KNOW OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

OUR TEAM

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Meet the Team

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FORMER EXECUTIVE LEADER FOR:

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Jamie Viramontes

Founder / Chief Executive Officer

Jamie Viramontes, Founder & CEO at HR Konnect brings more than 25 years of experience to Konnect clients. Jamie started his career in recruiting where he built a foundation and a passion for connecting people to their employer environment. As Jamie worked his way up to the c-suite serving as CHRO for several companies including Forever 21 and UCI Health, he helped leaders navigate challenges by removing business barriers and implementing new processes and programs that are still in place today. As an established executive known for creating a culture of engagement and increasing retention rates, Jamie holds expertise in all areas of human resources and across industries including food & beverage, finance, hospitality, healthcare, entertainment, retail and tech. Jamie has worked for both nonprofit and Fortune 500 organizations including at Chipotle where he served as VP of HR and at JPMorgan Chase & Co.  

 

As a small business owner himself, Jamie understands the nuisances associated with growing and scaling business while maintaining focus on people and compliance. Further, Jamie created Konnect’s business model with the capacity to service small or large companies through its ‘Center of Excellence’ approach and five-star service. Konnect’s team consists of dedicated experts selected by Jamie through direct connections or experience working together in previous roles providing Konnect clients with the best service and brightest talent in each sector and industry. 

 

Jamie attended California State Polytechnic University, Pomona for his undergraduate education and holds an Executive MBA from University of California, Irvine where he attended The Paul Merage School of Business.  

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Jessica Davis

Chief Operating Officer

Jessica Davis, COO at HR Konnect is a proven leader with a track record for growing organizations and its people with an innovative approach to merging operations, training, development, systems and processes. Bringing her passion for people with her experience in organizational development, Jessica brings Konnect and its clients creative solutions to help streamline, scale, and motivate the workforce while driving global business goals.

 

With more than 15 years of experience working for companies across industries including retail, hospitality, automotive, EV, and technology Jessica understands high-growth environment demands and the importance of analytical partnerships to establish sustainable solutions for long term success, employee engagement and sales growth. During her time at Forever 21, Chipotle, Rivian and ASICS, Jessica built hundreds of learning modules and drove global people experience initiatives.

 

Jessica holds a degree in organizational psychology and is an accredited Mind Gym Facilitator, Gallup Strengths Finder Coach, and Certified EQ Facilitator. Jessica thrives on creating connection for Konnect clients and is known for her skilled coaching, expert facilitation and execution of high-profile business transformations.   

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Stefani Green

Chief Brand Officer

Stefani Green, Chief Brand Officer at Konnect brings 20 years of experience in PR and Communications to the Konnect leadership team. With a trustworthy knack for navigating business through strategic crisis communications, media training, executive visibility, branding programs, and more, Stefani has worked across a variety of industries. 

 

From nonprofit to Fortune 500, Stefani has worked on high-profile brands, including Barbie, Chipotle, UFC Gym, Forever 21, and Murad. From celebrity dolls, social media, and events to exclusive launch parties, global exhibitions, and partnerships with organizations, including NASA, Stefani’s robust experience, training, and ability to partner with a variety of personalities brings Konnect the talent to transform brand perception with an award-winning communications leader.

 

Stefani graduated from California State University, Long Beach with her degree in Journalism. As an alumni, Stefani returned to serve students as the Professional Advisor for the university’s chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA).  

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Kristin Fick

Director, Systems & Projects

Kristin Fick, Director of Systems & Projects at Konnect brings more than a decade of experience working in sales, customer service, operations and human resources to Konnect’s clients. With an expertise in retail and automotive, Kristin has worked for large corporations including ASICS, Houzz, Forever 21 and Rivian.

 

As a Six Sigma Certified analytical leader, Kristin is skilled at navigating complex system structures and implementing improvements resulting in increased profitability and performance.

 

Kristin is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton where she studied communications and traveled the world as a member of University of Virginia’s Semester at Sea program. In addition, Krisitn received her CERT training through FEMA and holds a variety of certifications from the California Fire Service Training and Education System.  

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