Meet our leadership team
Tom Kelly serves as president of Aerotek. As president, Tom oversees the growth, strategic development and financial performance of Aerotek’s business operations.
Tom began his career with Aerotek in 1994 in the business operations group. After a series of promotions, Tom served as the director of financial operations. In this role, Tom was responsible for the top-line revenue and bottom-line contribution of each region to the organization. Tom was later promoted to vice president of client delivery, supporting the growth and account management for some of the world's largest brands.
In 2008 Tom joined Aerotek's sister company, Major, Lindsey & Africa, as chief financial officer. Tom provided financial insight to the company’s international business as it grew in service offerings and geography, while maintaining financial growth. Tom rejoined Aerotek two years later in his most recent position as chief financial officer for Aerotek. He was promoted to president for Aerotek in 2020.
Believing organizational success occurs when leaders take care of their team, Tom employs a people-first strategy. He is passionate about helping people identify the role where their passions and talent meet.
Tom holds a B.S. in accounting from Mount Saint Mary’s University.
As chief financial officer of Aerotek, Stacey oversees financial performance and helps set strategic direction for the company.
A versatile leader, Stacey has more than 20 years of diverse industry experience and has held both operational and corporate leadership roles. She started at Aerotek’s sister company in 1998 and has worked in various operational and financial leadership roles, including 10 years overseeing financial performance and strategy for Aerotek’s largest customers. In her most recent position as Vice President of Strategic Delivery, Stacey led Aerotek’s centralized delivery operations and developed new solutions to help customers meet complex human capital challenges.
As CFO, Stacey wants to advance the innovative and agile solutions Aerotek offers to clients and contractors, allowing both to achieve their goals and objectives.
Stacey is passionate about developing others. She serves on the executive board of Junior Achievement of Central Maryland, an organization that prepares young people obtain economic success, and has mentored numerous emerging leaders at Aerotek. The Staffing Industry Association has twice recognized Stacey on its Global Power 150 — Women in Staffing list. This prestigious list recognizes staffing leaders across the globe who have helped their company succeed while employing a people-focused approach, building strong teams, and creating positive and inclusive cultures.
Sara Staggs is the Vice President of Strategic Operations for Aerotek. She joined Aerotek in 1998 as a recruiter in the Seattle, Washington office.
Over the years, she held various roles including account manager, business development manager, director of business operations and director of divisional operations. Most recently, she served as executive director of regional operations for the Northwest.
Sara stepped into her current role as the Vice President of Strategic Operations for Aerotek in January 2020. In this new role, Sara is responsible for developing and fulfilling business strategy for Aerotek. She partners closely with executive leadership and leads a team in relentless pursuit of improved operational capabilities, commitment to innovation, proactive awareness of emerging technologies and execution of strategic delivery solutions
Tony Bartolucci is the Regional Vice President of the West region at Aerotek.
In this role, Tony manages the operations, sales and strategic direction of opportunities and offices in Aerotek’s western region.
Tony joined Aerotek in 1995 as a technical recruiter in Los Angeles. He then moved into a sales position in Aerotek’s Orange County, California office, one of Aerotek’s largest offices in the U.S. Tony was later promoted to director of business operations in Orange County, where his team was the top performing office in the West region. In addition, Tony assisted in the expansion of Aerotek with the opening of two new offices in the Los Angeles area in 2002 and 2006.
Tony received Aerotek’s Regional Director of Year Award in both 2000 and 2004 for his performance and commitment to Aerotek, as well as the Significant Impact Award for the company in 2015. With more than 10 years of experience at Aerotek, Tony was promoted to Regional Vice President of the West region in 2008, and later joined Aston Carter in 2017. Tony is a graduate of the University of Redlands in Redlands, California.
Jeff Colvin is the Regional Vice President of the South region at Aerotek.
He oversees the sales, operations and strategic direction of opportunities and offices located in Aerotek’s southern region. Jeff’s expertise includes leadership development, diversity and inclusion, staffing and recruiting.
Jeff began his career at Aerotek in 1995 as a recruiter. He then moved into sales and was promoted to director of business operations in 1999, overseeing offices in Arizona. In 2003, Jeff moved into a national sales role, responsible for new business development and servicing large-scale national clients. After a year, Jeff returned to support the south region as director of business operations in 2004, where he grew the surrounding market and led a top performing team. In 2011, Jeff was named Director of Business Operations of the Year. With more than 17 years of experience at Aerotek, Jeff was promoted to his current position as Regional Vice President of the south region in 2020.
Jeff is a graduate of the University of Missouri where he received a B.S. in personal financial management. He is an active member of Vistage International, a peer advisory group offered to top executives. Jeff is also a diversity trainer, certified by Franklin Covey.
Kelly Martin is the Regional Vice President of the North region within Aerotek.
She oversees the sales, operations and strategic direction of opportunities and offices within Aerotek’s northern region. Kelly’s expertise includes strategy development, industry trends and leading large staffing and recruiting programs.
Prior to joining Aerotek, Kelly held a number of senior leadership roles within other large staffing organizations, including Regional Vice President, Vice President and Global Managing Director. She has more than 25 years of experience with MSP, VMS, Master Vendor, and Vertical Market strategic workforce solutions. Kelly joined Aerotek in 2008 where she served two years as a Director of National Sales and two years as a Director of Strategic Account Solutions before being promoted into her previous role as Executive Director of Strategic Sales. Thanks to her valued leadership, Kelly was promoted to Regional Vice President of the Chesapeake region in 2017. In 2020, she stepped into her current role as Regional Vice President of the North region of Aerotek.
Kelly has received multiple awards including the company’s Significant Impact Award for her performance and commitment to Aerotek. Kelly has also previously served on the Executive Advisory Board. Kelly is focused on mentorship and developing the next generation of leaders.
Luke Zauhar is the Regional Vice President of the Central region at Aerotek.
In this role, Luke oversees the sales, operations and strategic direction of opportunities and offices within Aerotek’s central region.
Luke joined Aerotek in 2003 as a recruiter in Minnesota and was promoted to sales a year later. In 2010, he was promoted to director of business operations (DBO) for Southfield, Michigan, where he grew his operation nearly 400%. While a DBO in the Midwest, Luke opened two new Aerotek offices in Detroit and Ann Arbor. In 2012, Luke was asked to relocate to Phoenix as DBO of Aerotek’s Phoenix East office. While in Phoenix, Luke successfully split his operations three times and nearly tripled market share. In 2016, he was promoted to executive director of regional operations (EDRO) for Aerotek’s West region. Luke served the West as a top-producing EDRO and played a significant role in the region’s growth. He was promoted to Regional Vice President of Aerotek’s Midwest region in 2019 and at the start of 2020 stepped into his current role as the Regional Vice President of the Central region at Aerotek.
Throughout his career, Luke has built a strong legacy with four DBO promotions and recognition through numerous awards including DBO of the Year, Office of the Year and the Classic RVP Award. He has served as both a member and a chair for the Executive Advisory Board and the West Region Diversity & Inclusion Board.
Luke is a graduate of St. John’s University of Minnesota and holds a bachelor’s in business administration and communications.
Maria Ketslakh is the Vice President of Aerotek, Canada.
In this role, Maria is responsible for overseeing the sales, operations and strategic direction of Aerotek’s Canadian operations. Her primary focus is on diversifying our current business portfolio by driving maximum effort while keeping our employee experience top of mind.
Maria started her career with Aerotek in 2008 as an engineering recruiter. Over the years, she's worked in various roles, including account recruiting manager, account manager and director of business operations. Most recently, she served as director of business operations for Aerotek’s Montreal, Quebec and Ottawa, Ontario offices. Maria was the first female director of operations in Canada.
Bill Ruff is the Vice President for Aerotek’s Strategic Sales team. In this role, he oversees a team of directors and strategic executives responsible for winning, retaining, saturating and diversifying key Aerotek customers across sales verticals including Consumer & Industrial Products, Life Sciences, Government/Department of Defense, Energy & Construction, and Transportation.
Bill joined Aerotek in 1998 as a recruiter and has successfully progressed through various sales and leadership roles in the organization, including director of program services, director of vertical sales and executive director of strategic sales and operations. Thanks to his valued leadership and expertise working with some of Aerotek’s largest accounts, he was promoted to his current role as Vice President of Strategic Sales in 2020. With more than 20 years of experience with Aerotek, Bill has been recognized on numerous occasions for his commitment to excellence, high-performance and strategic acumen.
Passionate about supporting his community, Bill is an active participant in multiple charitable organizations and currently serves as the executive sponsor of Aerotek’s Veterans and First-Responders Employee Resource Group (ERG).