At Jobvite, our mission is to empower organizations of all sizes to hire and retain the talent they need to succeed. We do this by delivering the world's most innovative and essential talent acquisition solutions available today.
Our Leadership Team brings together decades of experience in HR, TA, SaaS, customer service, marketing, and product development to ensure Jobvite's continued innovation, focus on our mission, and commitment to our shared values. We look forward to helping you and your organization achieve your talent acquisition goals.
Chief Executive OfficerKirsten Mass Helvey
President and General ManagerCorey Berkey
SVP, People & TalentAllie Kelly
Chief Marketing Officer Chris Le Breton
SVP, Strategic InitiativesAshley Emery
SVP, Demand GenerationAmy Hughes
SVP, CustomersZach Linder
SVP, OperationsDwaine Maltais
SVP, Product & StrategyPete Sanidas
Chief Executive Officer
Results oriented executive with a 30+ year history of a strategic, metrics-driven approach to accelerated revenue. Focus on the global business market with deep experience in B2B high velocity new customer acquisition.
As CEO of JazzHR/Jobvite/NXTThing RPO, Lamson is responsible for the company’s strategic direction, aggregate performance, and day-to-day business operations. Pete joined the combined company through the acquisition of JazzHR where he served as President & CEO.
Prior to JazzHR, Pete served as Carbonite Senior Vice President of Global Sales where he was a member of the IPO Team, responsible for Carbonite’s global sales organization and achievement of all revenue objectives.
Previously, Pete served as SVP & GM for NameMedia’s SMB-focused Domain Marketplace, and Chief Operating Officer of Monster Worldwide’s MonsterMoving business unit.
Pete is a graduate of Holderness School & Harvard Business School
JazzHR — President and CEO
Carbonite — Senior Vice President of Global Sales
NameMedia — SVP & GM, Domain Marketplace
Monster Worldwide — Chief Operating Officer, MonsterMoving
MBA, Harvard Business School
President and General Manager
Kirsten Maas Helvey is the President and General Manager of Jobvite, an Employ brand. In her role, she oversees the company’s continued growth acceleration, manages all functional areas of the Jobvite organization, and delights current and future customers in all areas of the customer lifecycle. She also serves as a key member of the Employ Executive Leadership Team.
Ms. Helvey brings an incredible combination of deep human capital management (HCM) experience, a strategic focus on customer success as a business driver, and high energy and emotional intelligence. Her passion is helping people and companies grow, with the driving force in her career to make customers successful and deliver outcomes that impact their business.
Most recently, Ms. Helvey co-founded and served as CEO of Instil, a purpose-built, holistic, modern platform that enables non-profit organizations to optimize resources and maximize impact through establishing strong, meaningful connections with their community.
During her career, Ms. Helvey spent more than 15 years at Cornerstone OnDemand, serving as Chief Operating Officer from 2015 to 2018. She also held leadership roles as SVP, Global Client Success and SVP, Consulting Services between 2011 and 2015. During her leadership tenure, Cornerstone went from less than $1M in revenue, 25 employees, and fewer than 10 customers to more than 3,500+ customers, 2,000 employees, and close to $500M in revenue.
Prior to Cornerstone OnDemand, Ms. Helvey served as a Consultant at PWC, focusing on driving end-to-end business process transformation through technology for F500 clients. She has also served on the Board of several organizations, including Perceptyx and Gainsight, and has been a strategic advisor to Acadian Ventures and Artist. She began her career in marketing and PR at Sony. Ms. Helvey holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Skidmore College, and enjoys spending time with her family and two daughters at home in California.
Instil — Co-founder & CEO
Cornerstone OnDemand — COO
BA, English Literature, Skidmore College
SVP, People & Talent
Corey Berkey serves as Senior Vice President, People & Talent, at Employ Inc. In his role, he serves the JazzHR, Jobvite, and NXTThing RPO business units, overseeing all people-focused initiatives and talent acquisition efforts to build a world-class team. Mr. Berkey also manages engagement programs across the business to help keep employees engaged, connected, and focused on driving business results.
He is a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SCP) and has worked within the corporate setting since 2004, with deep domain expertise that spans SMB to enterprise organizations. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and currently lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
JazzHR — Vice President, Human Resources
Kuzneski Financial Group — Director, Human Resources Operations
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Human Resources Management, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Chief Marketing Officer
Allie Kelly serves as Chief Marketing Officer, where she oversees the shared services marketing organization for the JazzHR, Jobvite, and NXTThing brands. In her role, she leads the brand transformation of the business that aligns marketing, product, and sales to deliver an exceptional customer experience, while driving record revenue and customer growth. As a customer-centric marketing leader with core strengths in transformational change and growth-stage leadership, Allie has spent the last 19 years driving scalable, sustainable growth for B2B and B2C companies.
Prior to her current role, she served as Chief Marketing Officer of JazzHR. She has also held key marketing leadership positions at high-growth companies, including Attivio, SnapApp, and Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. Ms. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and received recognition as the Top 50 Women Leaders in SaaS from The Software Report in 2019. She is an avid skier, knowledge enthusiast, and aspiring surfer.
JazzHR — Chief Marketing Officer
Attivio — VP, Marketing & Demand Generation
Bachelor of Business Administration
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
SVP, Strategic Initiatives
Chris Le Breton serves as Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives. Previously, he was co-founder and CEO of RolePoint, a talent acquisition platform founded in the Bay Area, focused on internal mobility and employee referral solutions, prior to its acquisition by Jobvite. Mr. Le Breton studied at University College London, and after his graduation, he worked at Deutsche Bank.
RolePoint — Co-founder & CEO
Deutsche Bank — Analyst / Associate
Computer Science, University College London, UK
SVP, Demand Generation
Ashley Emery serves as the Senior Vice President of Demand Generation at Jobvite. Joining in March 2022, Ashley joins the business to lead performance and growth marketing initiatives to scale the business and drive new and existing business revenue. She oversees leadership of demand generation, as well as Product, Customer, and Field Marketing for Jobvite.
Ashley has focused her career on building and scaling B2B tech marketing organizations, with an expertise in demand generation in both established enterprise organizations and scaling start-ups.
Prior to joining Jobvite, she held leadership roles in the global marketing organization within Amazon Web Services, as the Head of Digital Marketing and Demand, Database & Analytics, as well as Vice President of Marketing at Emburse, Certify. At Certify, Ashley led the transformation of the marketing organization through the merger and acquisition of four transactions.
Ashley holds an Executive MBA from Washington State University.
Amazon, AWS — Head of Digital Marketing, Database & Analytics
Certify — Vice President, Marketing
Executive MBA, Washing State University
BA, Advertising & Public Relations, University of Maine
Amy Hughes serves as the Senior Vice President of Customers at Jobvite. She has more than 20 years of experience in the recruitment marketing and talent acquisition industry, supporting companies across multiple industries and helping them achieve their recruiting goals.
Ms. Hughes works with organizations to develop recruitment marketing strategies, improve their candidate experience, and optimize talent technology, driving results and ensuring they make hiring more predictable in their business. She currently works from and resides with her family in Palm Harbor, Florida.
Talemetry — Director, Customer Success & Customer Learning
Monster — Director, Client Adoption
Bowling Green State University
Zach has built a career on using data to drive operational outcomes. He has worked for large and small companies alike, building engineering and operations teams, with a clear focus on delivering predictable and repeatable outcomes. He is now focusing his efforts on the HR and TA space, as SVP of Operations at Jobvite, working with employers to better navigate the hiring processes and ways to improve the speed and experience for both recruiters and candidates.
Zach came to Jobvite through the acquisition of Canvas, the first text-based intelligent interviewing system that empowered organizations and recruiters to screen more job candidates and market employment brands, as an early member of the new startup. Prior to Canvas, he was with Apparatus and Virtusa, where he conceived, designed and built an industry-leading automation and business intelligence practice, while presiding over employees located across the world. He was a key player during the 2015 sale of Apparatus to Virtusa. His resume boasts leadership positions at ExactTarget (now Salesforce Marketing Cloud), ChaCha Search, Inc., DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. (a Johnson & Johnson Company), and Outer Communications, and has served as an Adjunct Professor for an MBA-level class in Entrepreneurial Finance at Butler University.
Canvas — Vice President, Analytics and Machine Learning
Virtusa — Vice President, Head of US Operations
Apparatus Infrastructure Services, a Virtusa company — Vice President of Operations
MBA, University of Notre Dame – Mendoza College of Business
BS, Ball State University – Miller College of Business
SVP, Product & Strategy
Dwaine Maltais serves as Senior Vice President of Product and Strategy. After starting in recruiting technology in 1994, he founded the world’s first job distribution technology platform, SmartPost. He then joined Bernard Hodes Group in 1999 through the acquisition of his company forming their e-Recruiting Solutions division, where he launched the award-winning Hodes iQ ATS platform in 2001. Through an acquisition of Hodes iQ, Maltais was then an EVP of Technomedia, a talent management technology provider, where he led U.S. operations and global corporate executive functions.
In late 2016, he followed his entrepreneurial passion to co-found Talentegy maintaining a deep commitment to aligning client success with innovation in support of a company’s most important resource, its talent. In 2020, Talentegy was acquired by Jobvite, a leading talent acquisition suite, and Mr. Maltais now serves as the head of product and strategy for the global organization.
Talentegy — Co-founder & CEO
Technomedia — Executive Vice President
English, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Pete Sanidas serves as the Senior Vice President of Sales, where he oversees leadership of all Jobvite Sales and Account Management. He has spent nearly 20 years supporting enterprise organizations in attracting and recruiting the best talent, and brings a smart and solution-oriented approach in driving the revenue function.
His energy and passion for bringing modern marketing best practices to improve corporate recruiting are well-known throughout the industry.
Under his leadership, Mr. Sanidas has provided a blueprint to mature and advance recruiting practices with the Evolve Talent Acquisition Framework. Prior to his current role, he served in enterprise sales leadership roles at Talemetry and Monster Worldwide. Mr. Sanidas currently works from and resides with his family in the Greater Tampa Bay area.
Talemetry — VP, Revenue
Monster Worldwide — National Account Manager
Indiana University Bloomington