Recruiting Team

Meet our Recruiting Team

Chris Graziano Lead Staffing Manager

Recruiters

How long have you been at PEAK?

  • Over 3 years

Why did you choose PEAK?

  • I chose PEAK because of the leadership of the Chicago Managers and the culture of the office.

What is your proudest moment at PEAK?

  • Being asked to be part of our Manager Trainee Program and assist in the growth and development of our future recruiters.

What do you enjoy most about your job?

  • Getting the call from my candidates thanking me for helping them not only change jobs, but helping change their life with a new career path.

How do you have fun outside of work?

  • ROCK OUT !!! Play drums and guitars, write and perform music.
  • Work on my 89 Mustang 5.0
  • HIFI Maniac , ONLY LP!! if it isn’t vinyl it isn’t right.
  • Lift weights, play basketball, and stay extremely active.

Sandy Lapiana Lead Staffing Manager

Recruiters

How long have you been at PEAK?

  • Over 20 years

Where did you attend college and what degree did you earn?

  • Robert Morris College (now Robert Morris University)
    BS in Communications Management

Why did you choose PEAK?

  • I answered a newspaper ad.
    Prior to PEAK I worked for Prudential for 4 years. When Prudential eliminated the recruiting position, I decided to move on because I had found that recruiting was what I wanted to do.

What do you enjoy most about your job?

  • In my current role as an LSM, I really like helping recruiters to accomplish their goals. Helping people is one of the main reasons I decided to make recruiting my career path, and it continues to drive my everyday activities. Having the ability to change people’s lives (both internal and external) is an awesome benefit.

Jim Ledoux Lead Staffing Manager

Recruiters

How long have you been at PEAK?

  • 1 year

Where did you attend college and what degree did you earn?

  • California State University Bakersfield
    BS Business Administration with a concentration in Operational Management

What do you enjoy most about your job?

  • In addition to the awesome staff we have here in Santa Ana, I enjoy working with the Recruiter Trainees. I’ve been fortunate to work with guys who are eager and willing to learn and are working hard to develop their skills. Their positive attitude is refreshing.

What is the most rewarding part of your job?

  • I’ve developed lifelong friendships through my job(s). The most rewarding was meeting my wife.

How do you have fun outside of work?

  • I’m an avid sports fan (Raiders, Clippers, Angels), listen to old school R&B, funk, jazz (EWF, Rick James, Cameo) and spending time with family.

Ken Johnson Lead Staffing Manager

Recruiters

How long have you been at PEAK?

  • 5 years

Why did you choose PEAK?

  • After being in Technical Recruiting for 20+ years, I chose PEAK because of their reputation as Technical Staffing specialists

In your own words, what is recruiting and what skills make a good recruiter?

  • Recruiting is asking questions and LISTENING! The ability to uncover a candidate’s motivation is the first step in assisting that person in finding the right opportunity.

What is the most rewarding part of your job?

  • The most rewarding part of my job is being able to provide a career opportunity in the staffing industry to new college graduates

How do you have fun outside of work?

  • I’m an avid billiards and poker player. I’ve found the interviewing skills gained as a recruiter help me read my opponents.

David Cohen Lead Staffing Manager

Recruiters

How long have you been at PEAK?

  • Over 6 years

Where did you attend college and what degree did you earn?

  • 4 schools 4 years, and yes, I graduated in 4 years.
    Curry College- BS in Psychology
    University of Richmond In Florence
    University of Massachusetts- Amherst
    University of Rhode Island

Why did you choose PEAK?

  • I didn’t choose PEAK, PEAK chose me.

What do you enjoy most about your job?

  • I enjoy so many aspects of my job. My role enables me to do different things: train, mentor, business development, and recruit Candidates.

What is the most rewarding part of your job?

  • It is most rewarding to get someone a job, so they can provide for their family.

How do you have fun outside of work?

  • Travel, eat, drink, spend time with family, friends, and be merry.

All Testimonials

I have had nothing but good things to say about PEAK Tech. staff. I have been treated very well and any questions that I had have been answered quickly.

Steven K.

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