Meet The Leadership Team

Chad Durden  

Vice President – Southwest Region

As vice president of the Southwest region, Chad is responsible for all sales, recruiting, and operations for Eliassen Group from Texas to the West Coast. Chad’s charter is to grow current Eliassen Group offices and teams, as well as drive westward expansion by opening new offices to support our geographically expanding client base.

Chad has been in the technology consulting and staffing industry for over 20 years. He began his career as a technical recruiter and moved up through sales, management, and executive leadership. Prior to joining Eliassen Group, Chad worked in the industry at Kforce and TEKsystems.

Chad is a graduate of Texas State University with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Management. Over his time in the industry, he has excelled at growing people in their careers and significantly scaling offices and regions.

A Few Personal Details

Outside of work, Chad enjoys spending time with his family which includes playing as much golf as possible with his two sons.

Dave MacKeen

Dave MacKeenChief Executive Officer

Josh Nazarian

Josh NazarianPresident

Tom Hart

Tom HartChief Operating Officer

Anthony Valente

Anthony ValenteChief Financial Officer

Scott Cordeiro

Scott CordeiroExecutive Vice President – Professional Services

Travis Carpico

Travis CarpicoExecutive Vice President – Strategy & Corporate Development

Todd Keebaugh

Todd KeebaughExecutive Vice President & General Counsel

Greg Coir

Greg CoirExecutive Vice President – Biometrics and Life Sciences

Peg Murphy

Peg MurphySenior Vice President – Strategic Accounts

Heather Jordan

Heather JordanSenior Vice President – Human Resources

Melissa Brenner

Melissa BrennerSenior Vice President – Integrations & Operational Strategy

Todd Collier

Todd CollierVice President – Recruiting

Sandra Callahan

Sandra CallahanVice President – Marketing

Jon Byers

Jon ByersVice President – Central Region

Kris Kurcoba

Kris KurcobaVice President – Mid-Atlantic Region

Tom Renda

Tom RendaVice President – New England Region

Kelly Meadows

Kelly MeadowsVice President – Southeast Region

Chad Durden

Chad DurdenVice President – Southwest Region