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Meet Goodwill TalentBridge

Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago. 

 

Right Talent.

TalentBridge provides its partner clients with staffing and recruiting solutions in the areas of administrative, manufacturing and professional search and placement.

Employers are attracted to us because of our 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and our network of talent. Whether you need to fill entry level positions or recruit senior executives, we connect job seekers with employers, using a variety of platforms, from more traditional recruiting and referral techniques, to the power of social networking. We can manage either portions of your recruiting process or the entire cycle. Solutions include:

  • Traditional search and placement
  • Staffing an additional shift or project
  • Providing a seasonal, contingent workforce
  • Recruitment process outsourcing
  • Full scale, on-site management

Right Careers.

Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois. Our experienced recruiters will help you find the right fit based on your job skills and experience. Search our available positions here

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Stronger Communities.

Working with Goodwill TalentBridge is a win-win-win situation: a win for the employer as they find the right talent, a win for the candidate as they secure the right career and of course, a win for Goodwill; your support helps Goodwill's 100-year-strong mission continue to create stronger communities. 

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Meet Our Team

Leadership Team

Suzanne MaldonadoSuzanne Maldonado

Suzanne brings over 25 years of experience to her role as Vice President for TalentBridge, the staffing and recruiting arm of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago. She provides strategic direction and leadership to a team of management, recruiting and business development professionals who design client centered solutions and assist employees in finding meaningful work. Throughout her career, she has worked in leadership, consultative sales, client management, talent acquisition and training/ development roles.

Suzanne holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She is a member of TEMPO Milwaukee and HRMAC, the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago.

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Connect with Suzanne on LinkedIn, here.

 

Bev WadeBeverly Wade

Bev is the Director of Industrial & Integrated Services, with operational responsibility for all of TalentBridge’s activities, in the manufacturing sector. Bev brings nearly 30 years of staffing, operations, training and management experience to her role. Throughout her career Bev has managed teams of talent acquisition professionals, building staffing models to provide contingent solutions to a wide array of manufacturing and industrial organizations. 

Bev’s strong industry knowledge and training background are vital in creating effective orientation and on-boarding programs for our clients. With attention to compliance and safety always top of mind, Bev has been able to hire and retain talented Recruiting Consultants who share that focus. As the operational leader of our manufacturing practice, Bev’s ability to create customized staffing and recruiting models for our clients, has helped establish TalentBridge as an employer of choice, in the markets we serve.

Bev attended Milwaukee Area Technical College. She is a member of HRMAC, the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago.

Get in touch with Bev, here.

Connect with Bev on LinkedIn, here.

 

Business Development Team

 

Mark Honadel Mark Honadel

Mark joined the TalentBridge team as a Business Development Manager in 2013.  He brings over 25 years of experience in manufacturing and leadership to his role, as well as experience as an elected official, in the state legislature.  Mark left his role as a Wisconsin State Representative for the Oak Creek, Franklin and South Milwaukee areas after 10 plus years of service. Throughout his career, Mark has had a strong interest in workforce development and creating opportunity, particularly in the manufacturing sector. As a Business Development Manager for the TalentBridge team, he interfaces daily with area organizations, to help them create effective talent acquisition solutions.

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Connect with Mark on LinkedIn, here.

 

Andy Kobeski Andy Kobeski

In his role as Business Development Manager for TalentBridge, Andy Kobeski focuses on partnering with organizations in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin to provide them with talent acquisition solutions. Andy has over 15 years of experience in a variety of consultative sales, recruiting and management positions, within the staffing and recruiting industry. With his strong background in client relationship management and human resources, he is able to partner with organizations to help design effective solutions.  

Andy is a board member of NISHRM, the Northern Illinois Society of Human Resources Managers, co-chairing the NISHRM Marketing and Membership Committee. He is also an active member of HRMAC, the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago and RAMAC, the Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce association. He attended Southern Illinois University.

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Connect with Andy on LinkedIn, here.

 

Acquisition Team

Cindy BallCindy Ball

Cindy joined the Gurnee, IL TalentBridge team, in 2014, as a Lead Recruiting Consultant.  She brings broad experience in human resources and talent acquisition to her role with TalentBridge.  Cindy’s background includes human resources leadership roles, employee relations work and recruitment within the healthcare sector.  Her focus at TalentBridge is on creating talent acquisition solutions for our northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin clients.  

Cindy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Western Illinois University.
 

Melissa20BenningMelissa Benning

Melissa Benning is a Lead Recruiting Consultant focusing on placing administrative and professional candidates. She brings over eight years of executive level staffing and recruiting experience to her role, having focused in the areas of Accounting/ Finance, IT, Engineering, Human Resources, Office Administration and Executive Support. Melissa’s large network and direct recruiting experience help her achieve strong outcomes for her clients. Her client development skills have allowed her to create effective and efficient recruiting plans for the organizations she partners with.

Melissa is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management. She has completed AIRS training and is skilled in a variety of search technologies.
 

Jenny Dietlmeier Jenny Dietlmeier

Jenny Dietlmeier is a Supervisor of Talent Acquisition focusing on placement in the manufacturing sector. She brings more than 15 years of experience to her role, having worked for both international and regional staffing and recruiting firms. Her strong client management skills, industry knowledge and broad employee relations background help her to effectively match employees to employers and manage ongoing contingent staffing needs.  

Jenny has expertise in the areas of skilled manufacturing, high volume recruiting and project management. She is also the team lead for TalentBridge’s Milwaukee industrial practice. Jenny studied at Milwaukee Area Technical College.
 

Sonia20Muniz Sonia Muniz

Sonia is a Lead Recruiting Consultant, bringing over 13 years of experience to her role with TalentBridge. She has expertise in the manufacturing, healthcare and education sectors, having focused primarily on recruitment and placement for production, environmental services and food service roles. She has also worked as an on-site manager at one of the area’s largest manufacturers, having accountability for high volume recruiting and employee relations for a large, contingent workforce.  

Sonia is bilingual in Spanish.
 

 Heather Sechler Heather Sechler

Heather Sechler brings eight years of recruiting, client development and management experience to her role as Market Manager for TalentBridge. Her background includes recruitment process outsourcing, on-site talent acquisition, traditional contingent staffing and direct placement.  She has worked with clients across industries, but has focused heavily in the healthcare and banking/ finance sectors. Heather’s outstanding client development skills have been essential in forming strong partnerships and creating effective talent acquisition solutions for the organizations she partners with. She manages a team of Recruiting Consultants to provide our clients with effective recruitment and retention strategies. 

Heather is a graduate of Marquette University Business School, holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources.

 

KatieSkudlarczykKatie Skudlarczyk

In her role, as TalentBridge’s Lead Recruiting Consultant, Katie is responsible for establishing and maintaining connections with a variety of internal and external recruiting sources. She coordinates our online postings and social media presence. Additionally, she assists our Recruiting Consultants, in developing and executing on client specific talent acquisition strategies. Katie brings over 20 years of staffing and client management experience to her role with TalentBridge.
 

Jill Toohill Jill Toohill

Jill brings over 20 years of client development, project management and talent acquisition experience to her role as Lead Recruiting Consultant, at TalentBridge. She is the team lead for a major educational organization, partnering with them to provide administrative and clinical employees on a large scale. She is skilled in the areas of employee relations, project management, recruiting and employee orientation/ on-boarding. She has designed effective talent acquisition strategies for organizations with both direct, professional placement and high volume, contingent staffing needs.

Jill is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications.

 

Elizabeth Villalobos Elizabeth Villalobos

Elizabeth Villalobos is a Supervisor of Talent Acquisition, managing a team of Recruiting Consultants who support several of our key manufacturing clients.  She brings 9 years of experience in staffing and recruiting to her role, developing talent acquisition and placement strategies in the southeastern, WI market.  With previous experience in on-site workforce management for several large manufacturing clients, she has expertise in employee relations, high volume recruiting and project management.  Her client development background has been vital in launching a number of successful customer partnerships.

Elizabeth studied at the University of Wisconsin – Parkside, and is a member of HRMAC, the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago.  She is bilingual in Spanish.

 

 

 

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