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.

Jason Stanley

Jason Stanley

Director of Accounts

As the Director of Accounts for Talent Navigation Experts since 2014, Jason directs the External Account Management...

Jason StanleyDirector of Accounts

As the Director of Accounts for Talent Navigation Experts since 2014, Jason directs the External Account Management and Technology Recruitment needs of several large client groups in and around the Denver area. He leads our accounts with the passion to provide top service for both clients and candidates and has successfully placed over 250 highly qualified candidates with our client partners during his tenure at Talent Navigation Experts. Jason has over 20 years’ experience in the professional recruitment industry and always delivers a positive recruiting experience by specializing in the personalization of each consultation. In his free time, Jason loves boating and wake surfing. His favorite quote is, “Whatever you are, be a good one…”

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

Lead Technical Recruiter and Training Coordinator

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

Kurt HartfeilLead Technical Recruiter and Training Coordinator

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 an skilled Technology Recruiter with 20 years of experience in IT consulting and talent acquisition. Thank...

Chris IsaacLead Technical Recruiter

Chris is an 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!

Brittany Smith

Brittany Smith

Technical Recruiter

A native of North Carolina, Brittany developed her passion for recruiting while working for a consulting firm based...

Brittany SmithTechnical Recruiter

A native of North Carolina, Brittany developed her passion for recruiting while working for a consulting firm based out of Raleigh, NC. Eager for a new adventure, Brittany traded in the Blue Ridge Mountains for the Colorado Rockies and joined Talent Navigation Experts in 2018. Brittany has over 5 years of recruiting experience but also utilizes her background in marketing and project management to tactfully make connections and place IT contract workers in niche jobs for our clients. In her free time, Brittany enjoys reading, throwing the baseball around with her husband, and playing with adorable puppy, Shep!

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.

Jessica Nathan

Jessica Nathan

Technical Recruiter

With 3 years of experience in both sourcing and IT full-cycle recruitment, Jess brings her recruiting expertise to ...

Jessica NathanTechnical Recruiter

With 3 years of experience in both sourcing and IT full-cycle recruitment, Jess brings her recruiting expertise to the Talent Navigation team. Originally from New Jersey, Jess moved across the country to attend the University of Arizona. Soon after graduation, Jess’ career brought her to the Rocky Mountains where she began recruiting for an RPO company. Jess is passionate about helping professionals find job opportunities that fit their career goals and is driven to succeed on the TNE team. When she is not at the office, Jess enjoys watching movies, cooking, and doing yoga. Her favorite quote is, “gam zeh ya’avor” meaning “this too shall pass” in Hebrew.

Ian Story

Ian Story

Technical Recruiter

As a technical recruiter, Ian enjoys connecting and building relationships with professionals looking to build thei...

Ian StoryTechnical Recruiter

As a technical recruiter, Ian enjoys connecting and building relationships with professionals looking to build their careers. Originally from Georgia, Ian graduated from UGA and moved to Denver to work in sales and recruiting for a large construction management firm. He joined our team in 2019 to combine his interests for computer science and sales to recruit candidates for IT, Accounting and Finance positions. When he’s not in the office, Ian enjoys live music, playing sports, and hiking.

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.