Talent Navigation Experts

Our Team Members

Bridget Haith

Bridget Haith

Owner and CEO

Bridget started Talent Navigation Experts in 2012 to create higher quality staffing solutions for companies and pro...

Bridget HaithOwner and CEO

Bridget started Talent Navigation Experts in 2012 to create higher quality staffing solutions for companies and professionals in Colorado. With over 20 years of human resources and recruiting experience, Bridget is responsible for leading all strategy, finance, and administration behind the growth of TNE. Before founding Talent Navigation, Bridget was the HR Director for the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, the Senior Compensation Analyst for EMSC, and the HR Manager for Lincoln Plating. Bridget developed Talent Navigation’s business approach and practices to simultaneously improve the company brand and culture, serve clients as a trusted partner, and build the company for a sustainable future. In addition to her dedication to the Talent Navigation team, Bridget is a mother of two and serves as the President of the SungateKids Board of Directors.

Ryan Haith

Ryan Haith

President

Ryan started building TNE in 2012 with the goal to provide better staffing solutions and superior service for compa...

Ryan HaithPresident

Ryan started building TNE in 2012 with the goal to provide better staffing solutions and superior service for companies nationwide. He has worn every hat within the company and now serves as President of Talent Navigation Experts. Thanks to Ryan’s background in sales and his wife Bridget’s extensive knowledge in Human Resources, the two created a strong foundation for a successful company. Ryan has over 20 years of sales and leadership experience and leads a passionate team of recruiters and account managers, while overseeing the business development, strategic planning and overall operations at TNE. He has spent his entire career establishing strong relationships with businesses in the greater Denver community and has grown TNE into a customized solution for our clients’ contract and full-time staffing needs. Prior to building TNE, Ryan played competitive tennis and was the Head Tennis Professional at Club Greenwood. He and his family have lived in Colorado since 2002 and enjoys playing golf, tennis, and basketball in his free time.

David Blackburn

David Blackburn

Account Manager

David is an Account Manager here at Talent Navigation Experts with over 8 years of Business Development and Account...

David BlackburnAccount Manager

David is an Account Manager here at Talent Navigation Experts with over 8 years of Business Development and Account Management experience. He is responsible for identifying and developing strategic client partnerships to improve the sourcing and recruiting efforts of companies in Colorado and across the US. David drives success by providing the impactful market data and unparalleled customer service to each client. When he is not connecting companies with top talent across the nation, David can be found camping or enjoying live music at Red Rocks. His favorite quote is, “Hustle until you no longer need to introduce yourself.”

Kimberly Stevens

Kimberly Stevens

Accounting, Payroll and Benefits Specialist

Kim brings her accounting expertise to TNE after years of processing payroll for high revenue clients. With her exp...

Kimberly StevensAccounting, Payroll and Benefits Specialist

Kim brings her accounting expertise to TNE after years of processing payroll for high revenue clients. With her experience integrating unique payroll and HR services into over 200 companies, Kim confidently executes all accounting functions for our candidates in the TNE Cares program. In her free time, Kim stays busy with her family camping, competing in sports and they are avid drag racers! Kim’s favorite quote is, “I am better than I was yesterday but not as good as I will be tomorrow.”

Kurt Hartfeil

Kurt Hartfeil

Recruiting Manager

With over 12 years of staffing experience, Kurt is responsible for leading the Talent Navigation recruitment team t...

Kurt HartfeilRecruiting Manager

With over 12 years of staffing experience, Kurt is responsible for leading the Talent Navigation recruitment team to success. Passionate about helping IT professionals, Kurt specializes in career coaching, resume consulting and candidate matching to help them achieve their career goals. During his tenure at TNE, Kurt has helped over 75 professionals find life-changing careers. Now, he trains new team members, so they can best understand the TNE recruitment process and have similar accomplishments. When not at work, Kurt can be found watching sports, cheering on the Colts, hiking, grilling, or doing yard work. His favorite quote is, “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take!”

Chris Isaac

Chris Isaac

Lead Technical Recruiter

Chris is a skilled Technology Recruiter with 20 years of experience in IT consulting and talent acquisition. Thanks...

Chris IsaacLead Technical Recruiter

Chris is a skilled Technology Recruiter with 20 years of experience in IT consulting and talent acquisition. Thanks to his extensive experience in conducting passive searches through non-traditional methods, Chris leads our team in seeking out new and innovative ways to find the best talent for our clients. Chris has been at Talent Navigation for 2 years successfully producing over 30 candidates for our clients throughout the state of Colorado. When not at work, Chris loves to spend time with his family, friends and church community. He embodies the quote, “Go the extra mile, it’s never crowded,” both figuratively and literally as he goes hiking as often as he can!

Matt O’Hayre

Matt O’Hayre

Technical Recruiter

As a technical recruiter for Talent Navigation Experts, Matt is responsible for sourcing and building relationships...

Matt O’HayreTechnical Recruiter

As a technical recruiter for Talent Navigation Experts, Matt is responsible for sourcing and building relationships with professionals to help them find a new career. Although he originally began his career in the criminal justice field, Matt transitioned to recruiting in 2018 when he realized his passion to work with people. Thanks to his competitive nature, Matt has already made large strides in his staffing efforts at TNE and has helped over 25 professionals find new jobs. On the weekends, you can find Matt playing poker with his friends or running the trails in his neighborhood. His favorite quote is, “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty” by Winston Churchill.

Grant Cochran

Grant Cochran

Recruiter

New to the staffing industry, Grant was drawn to recruiting by his passion for working with people and background i...

Grant CochranRecruiter

New to the staffing industry, Grant was drawn to recruiting by his passion for working with people and background in sales. After growing up in Colorado, he graduated from CU Boulder in 2017 and launched his career by participating in a prestigious management training program. After gaining in-depth sales and management experience, Grant moved to Amsterdam with his wife to earn his Master’s degree in Communication Science. Grant is still living and working remotely in Amsterdam but is looking forward to calling Colorado home once again considering his love for the state and Colorado sports teams!

Alyssa Herzog

Alyssa Herzog

Marketing and Office Coordinator

Committed to helping individuals find life-changing jobs, Alyssa is utilizing her background in marketing to share ...

Alyssa HerzogMarketing and Office Coordinator

Committed to helping individuals find life-changing jobs, Alyssa is utilizing her background in marketing to share opportunities and increase awareness for the TNE brand. As the Marketing and Office Coordinator, Alyssa manages the team’s social media accounts, oversees the TNE Cares program, and executes all internal and external communications projects for TNE. In her free time, Alyssa enjoys skiing, hiking, and traveling around the world!

Kelly Fitzgerald

Kelly Fitzgerald

Senior Accounting Specialist

Kelly is Talent Navigation Experts accounting and bookkeeping expert. With her extensive background in accounting a...

Kelly FitzgeraldSenior Accounting Specialist

Kelly is Talent Navigation Experts accounting and bookkeeping expert. With her extensive background in accounting and finance, Kelly will be collecting and analyzing our reports to make Talent Navigation’s process more efficient. Outside of the office, Kelly enjoys reading crime/thriller books, baking, and spending time with her family.

Mike O’Hayre

Mike O’Hayre

Recruiter

As TNE’s newest Talent Consultant, Mike will be helping our team execute all IT staffing efforts. Mike is a Colorad...

Mike O’HayreRecruiter

As TNE’s newest Talent Consultant, Mike will be helping our team execute all IT staffing efforts. Mike is a Colorado native, and his career path has been centered around working in the Telecommunications and Information Technology industries. Throughout his career, Mike has been in customer-facing roles as well as managing associates who taught him the value of integrity and respect. In his free time, Mike enjoys fishing, watching sports, and playing card games with his family. His favorite quote is, “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

Kristine Blakley

Kristine Blakley

Technical Recruiter

Joining our team as a Technical Recruiter, Kristine found her passion for helping others find their ideal careers t...

Kristine BlakleyTechnical Recruiter

Joining our team as a Technical Recruiter, Kristine found her passion for helping others find their ideal careers through regional recruiting within the pet world. She has transitioned into IT recruiting with our team and is helping jobseekers across Colorado and the US find jobs that will catapult their careers. Kristine enjoys playing hockey and traveling in her free time, and she has even spent time in Russia learning the language and embracing the culture! Her favorite quote is, “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” – Robert Frost

Sarah Ellinger

Sarah Ellinger

Technical Recruiter

Sarah Ellinger discovered her passion for human resources after a long career in management. Determined to follow h...

Sarah EllingerTechnical Recruiter

Sarah Ellinger discovered her passion for human resources after a long career in management. Determined to follow her dream of growing in the HR field, Sarah found her niche for communicating and talking to others, leading her into an exciting career in recruiting. She earned her BA in Management with a concentration in Human Resources and has been working as a recruiter for nearly 3 years. In her free time, Sarah enjoys hunting, camping and riding bikes around the neighborhood with her family!