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Executive Team

Jill is the CEO and Founder of KCO. Jill’s vast experiences includes time spent with the New York State Senate Finance Committee and in Marketing with an International Publisher as well as executive recruiting for the Biotech and Pharmaceutical industries. Jill runs the overall strategic direction of KCO as well as oversees all the major functional areas of the business, Marketing, Client Relations, Operations, Finance, Administration, and HR. Jill is a frequently requested speaker for conventions and conferences for her expertise in recruiting, hiring, and candidate process management for growing and start-up operations. Jill also serves as a member of an advisory board for a growing Cheese Manufacturing company. A native of the Capital Region, Jill has a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology from the University at Albany and attended the University of Colorado, School of Law. Jill and her husband Ryan currently reside in Clifton Park, NY with their son.

“What I do every day is not work, it is my passion. I really enjoy connecting people. That is what we do, we connect great people with great companies.”
- Jill

Ryan is the COO & Managing Partner as well as a founding member of KCO Resource Management. As KCO’s COO, he oversees all client and candidate related Operations. Ryan spent the first 10 years of his career in the Banking and Finance industry and was most recently a Vice President at a large global bank prior to joining Jill full time at KCO Resource Management. Ryan has over a decade of expertise in Human Resources, Recruiting, Interviewing, Staffing, Training and Employee Retention for large corporations, medium sized companies and small businesses. Ryan is a respected and frequently requested speaker for industry related conventions and conferences. Ryan graduated from The University at Albany with a degree in Finance and Accounting. Having been a resident of Saratoga County for over 25 years, Ryan and his wife Jill currently reside in Clifton Park, NY with their son.

“The days we get to extend a job offer to a candidate, those are great days. Knowing we just made a great match.”
- Ryan

Stacey is our Executive Director of Shared Services. Stacey oversees all Finance, Human Resources, IT and Administration for KCO. She graduated from Fredonia State University where she majored in Business Management and Marketing. Stacey worked in the Finance Industry for 8 years before she left the work force to stay at home with her two children. After her two children began school, Stacey became one of the charter members of the KCO team in the Executive Administration position before being promoted to her current role. Stacey, her husband Matt and two children live in Clifton Park, NY.

“There are a lot of recruiters out there, but there are not a lot of recruiters like us. We genuinely respect and care about all the people we work with, clients and candidates. Because KCO is family run, we make our decisions based on our own personal morals and ethics. That is the thing that I love most about what we do every day, practicing business in a way that makes me feel proud of our work.”
- Stacey
Recruiting Research & Support Team

Talia is KCO’s Sr. Recruiting & Research Coordinator. She is the direct support to the Executive Directors in everyday management of the office, the overall recruiting process, special projects, and both candidate and client relations. Talia manages the candidate recruiting process for individual client accounts along with an Executive Director. She has her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University at Albany in Sociology and Criminal Justice. Talia grew up and continues to live in the Capital District. She loves spending time with her husband and Family.

"We are a team of dedicated, knowledgeable, hardworking and personable people that aspire to be the best at what we do. We are passionate about our work and depend on one another, which makes what we do fun and rewarding. KCO continuously inspires me by their work ethic, perseverance and integrity. I am honored and proud to be a part of this company and team."
- Talia

Alyssa is KCO's Supervisor-Recruiting Coordination. She is in charge of supervising the sourcing and recruiting process while working diligently with the Executive Team to ensure we are maintaining an overall efficient recruiting environment. Alyssa has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of Potsdam in Employment Relations. Alyssa grew up in Skaneateles, NY and now lives in Saratoga County. She loves spending time being active outdoors with her family and friends.

"I feel privileged to be a part of a growing organization that values team work and honesty. Each team member has something valuable to offer and we work together to build trusting relationships with our clients and candidates. It is inspiring for me to come to work every day to such a positive work environment. For me, helping people find what they excel in is the most rewarding."
- Alyssa