Our Nothing Short of Amazing Staff

Karen Hanna

President of Ally Services Inc. , Licensee of Sedona Staffing Services, Inc.

"Our Fearless Leader"

Karen is a dynamic Business Owner with over 30 years successful leadership within the staffing industry. Her career began at the front desk where she continued to master every role in the recruiting industry, eventually leading her to ownership. Karen has strong proven background in Account Management, Recruitment and Strategic Planning. Her degrees in Business Administration and Behavioral Sciences has provided her with an educational foundation of how to unite business and human behavior. Karen has an outstanding reputation in the industry for working closely with clients to deliver custom staffing programs as well as has earned the respect from her team and peers as a being true leader who cares. Her core values are to inspire and empower those around her, serve with the highest integrity, and to provide a qualitative centric staffing service..
" For what shall a person profit, if they gain the whole world, and lose their soul?” Mark 8:36

Jim Hanna

Industrial Staffing Consultant

"The Fun One"

Jim Hanna has over 30 years of experience in the Staffing Industry specializing in developing strong Industrial Manufacturing staffing programs. His focus in creating a win/win outcome for clients and associates which has enabled him to successfully build strong, long-lasting relationships in the industrial business community. He approaches every business relationship with the highest degree of integrity and truly understands that good business is not that of the highest dollar value but one that offers a partnership based on communication, vision and opportunities. He comes with a degree from UCLA and is a passionate Trumpet player.

Aubrey Stark

Senior Account Manager

"Our Rock Star"

Aubrey joined the Sedona team in 2013 as an Office and Staffing Coordinator. Because of Aubrey's commitment to providing exceptional service, she quickly became an essential part of the team and now serves as the Senior Account Manager. Aubrey manages the overall process of our recruitment team and client services.  Her energy, intelligence, dynamic personality and commitment to excellence has earned her a "Rock Star" status! Aubrey is Bilingual in Spanish and is currently pursuing a degree in Business Management.

Steffy Frausto

Bilingual Industrial Recruiter

"Staffing Warrior"

Steffy began with us as our Office Coordinator. Her tenacity, dedication and "Never Give Up" attitude has earned her a promotion as a Bilingual Industrial Recruiter.  She works tirelessly to ensure successful matches between our manufacturing clients and candidates within a fast-paced, demanding environment. She develop strong relationships with our associates isn’t afraid to take on any challenge. That is, when she’s not making us all laugh by knowing exactly when everyone in the office could use a good meme to shake things up!

Nicole McCloskey

Industrial Recruiter

"Rising Star"

Nicole began her career as an Office Coordinator but quickly showed interest in supporting our recruiting team. Her smile, gracious personality and tenacity allowed her to earn the role as a Jr. Recruiter. Of course, her passion drover her to continue to grow in her career and she is now our Sr. Industrial Recruiter.  For those in the industrial recruiting industry, you know just how hard this job can be! Nicole's enthusiasm and determination have allowed her to make excellent matches while keeping up with the fast-paced, high-energy, and ever-changing nature of the Staffing Industry! She attended Long Beach State University, where she ran track and earned her degree in Human Development.

HOLLY OKNEFSKI

Payroll Coordinator

"Mama Bear"

Holly began her career with our team when she was in High School working after school and summer breaks. After earning her Degree from Colorado University, she returned to us where she now runs our payroll and HR processes.  Holly takes care of some important stuff around here like payroll  and all sorts of ever-changing HR related matters. Holly keeps us compliant and on track ~ much like she does with her four kiddos and she doesn’t mess around! She comes from a long lineage of military family and is a fiercely loyal and valuable employee.

CRISTINA CHAVEZ

Staffing Coordinator

"Go To Guru"

Cristina is a recent college graduate and joined our team eager to begin her career to gain valuable business work experience.  Her energy and drive elevated her to take on one of our most important roles ~ keeping all of us organized! From administration, to IT and Social Media, if we need it Cristina gets it done! Aside from Cristina’s eagerness to contribute and grow, her exuberant smile and positive, friendly, personality help to make new clients and candidates feel welcome and confident in choosing Sedona.  Cristina takes pride in her work ethic and is a great addition to our team.

Michelle Heaton

Business Development / Recruiting Consultant

"Match Maker"

Michelle has a natural affinity for people and truly enjoys making a difference. She comes with a BLS Degree and Juris Doctorate from Western State University College of Law. Her combined education, extensive Business Development background, and ability to identify "Top Talent" allows her to make the perfect career "Match". Michelle is relationship driven, is able to work with clients and people at all levels and in a variety of industries, and is truly interested in learning about her clients needs and her candidates goals. For Michelle, at the end of the day it is all about finding the right person for the right job!

Melissa Sadowski

Recruiter

"Team Cheerleader"

Melissa comes to us with a 10-year professional history of managing and providing enthusiastic "Top Notch" customer service. She has a proven background of listening to customer needs, developing creative strategies, and implementing processes that are stream-lined, timely and successful. Melissa genuinely cares about each person she interacts with and always strives for exceptionalism. She is a San Diego native and LOVES everything San Diego (especially the Padres)! She is a stats guru and can give any sports enthusiast a run for their money.

Lauren Katheiser

Talent Coordinator

The "Go To" Person
She comes with 6 years of customer and administrative service. Lauren graduated from Cal State San Marcos with her BA in Human Development as well as completed her certificate for meeting and event planning. Lauren is the key to keeping everything running smoothly while the recruiters and sales team ensure our clients and employees staffing needs are successfully met. She is our "Go To" person for organization, planning and behind the scenes success. Her professional goal is to be a leader in the HR Industry with focus on compliance, labor laws and payroll.

Alexandra Louis

Administrative Recruiter

"The Energizer"
Alex's passion and dedication to the staffing industry has quickly moved her into a key role as our Administrative Recruiter. Alex works closely with both clients and candidates throughout the screening process to ensure it's a great match for both parties. She carries 5 years of experience in Business, Customer Service and Administrative support. Alex graduated from Ohio State with a Degree in Business Administration. Her positive attitude, fun sense of humor and ability to assist the team eagerly makes her a valuable asset to our team.

The Sedona Group, ranked in the top 100 staffing companies in the United States is a $110 million national temporary and full-time placement firm with independent, owner-operated offices throughout the United States. Our company offers Total Workforce Management to meet today's challenges and to create customized staffing solutions for our clients. The Sedona Group name and logo is symbolic of the Cathedral Rocks in Sedona, Arizona. To us they epitomize a solid foundation of strength, endurance, and consistency. This is the foundation we have been able to build upon.

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