Alexis was born in Austin, TX and raised in various towns all over Texas. After graduating high school in Victoria, Texas she moved back to Austin to attend The University of Texas and has been in Austin ever since. She has a wonderful daughter and in their free time they enjoy riding horses, hanging out at the lake or river, and taking their two dogs on hikes at the Greenbelt.
Allyson was born and raised in Olympia, WA. Often traveling throughout the Pacific Northwest, you would most likely find her body surfing, kayaking, swimming and camping. Growing up in one of the rainiest states, she yearned for something brighter. She soon found herself in Montana where she spent her days hiking the M and water rafting. Although she loved living in Missoula, the small town vibe did not feel true to whom she is. She soon landed herself in the grand city of Denver, where she hopes to have her first sky diving experience and enjoy the numerous festivals. She will miss her days at the beach, but is excited to be a part of The Premier Group and explore the rest of the Rocky Mountains.
Arcelia was born in San Luis Potosi Mexico, her family moved to Austin TX when she was 10 years old. At first she hated it because she did not know the language, but within a year she fell in love with the city. She has loved Austin so much that she could not picture herself living anywhere else, although she does love going to her hometown for vacations now and then. She is a mother of two boys, Leo and Santiago (10 and 5) and one little girl Annaly (4) who is full of sass (just like her mother). Her favorite pastime is getting into new things with her husband, they share the same love for dancing and soccer. She is a very extroverted person and loves getting to know new cultures. She has worked in Facilities the past four years before joining The Premier Group, although she does not have tons of experience with staffing she is up to the challenge and feels very excited for this new opportunity and for becoming part of the team.
Born in Seattle, raised in Chicago, Bailey spent a little over a decade in Texas before finally making the decision move out to the Rockies. After many frequent visits, she decided to pack up, grab her dog and head up to Colorado to dive into staffing head first. She spent more than a few years in the hospitality industry, drawn to the customer interaction and energy. She enjoys almost anything outdoors, especially when the sun is involved. If the sun isn’t shining, odds are Bailey is inside with a book or creating something in the kitchen. She definitely got a double dose of the “cooking gene” from both mom and dad and has recently attempted her first garden, testing the odds of inheriting their green thumb as well. Bailey recently joined the Premier Group and is feeling quite at home in the Construction Division.
Born and raised in New Jersey, Brittany loved spending her summers at her grandparents with her cousins and whatever adventure her grandmother had planned for them. She made the move to Colorado right after high school to be closer to family and attend the University of Northern Colorado where she graduated with a degree in Communications and a minor in History. Colorado has definitely become her new home and loves the endless activities Colorado has to offer. In her free time you can find her on the hiking trails with her German Shepherd Kodi or spending time with her family. She is excited to be here at The Premier Group and work with a group of hard working and energetic individuals.
Born in Palo Alto, CA Chauncey spent all of her life living in the bay area. As much as she adored the beautiful weather and relaxing beaches in the bay, she decided she wanted to leave for college. She fell in love with AZ in 2007 when visiting for a college tour. In 2012 she moved to Tempe and attended Arizona State. A year after graduation she went back to California. At that time the bay area had changed tremendously and after being home for two years she decided to move back to the desert. She worked at In N Out Burger for about 10 years then went into the dental field and became an assistant. Fell in love with dentistry but had a difficult time finding a job in the field once I moved to AZ. She has always been interested in recruiting but due to lack of experience was never able to pursue it. In her spare time, she loves to workout, hike, swim, bike, see live music, go to food festivals, and ride rollercoasters. She is super excited about joining The Premier Group and growing the Phoenix office.
Mr. Hickersberger is The Premier Group's general counsel and is currently licensed to practice law in three states.
Mr. Hickersberger graduated from the University of Illinois in 2000, where he earned a B.S. in Microbiology. After earning his undergraduate degree, Mr. Hickersberger worked for a consulting group providing solutions to institutions of higher learning.
In 2008, Mr. Hickersberger received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Hickersberger was on the Managing Board of the Virginia Journal of Law and Technology and a competitor in the William Minor Lile Moot Court Competition.
Prior to joining The Premier Group, Mr. Hickersberger practiced at the country's second-largest labor and employment law firm, and was named a Southern California SuperLawyer in 2015-2017. He brings nearly a decade of experience handling a wide variety of matters, including trade secret litigation, wage and hour class actions, and discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination claims. Mr. Hickersberger also has appellate experience in both state and federal court.
Clayton grew up in Minnesota where he learned his love for sports and the outdoors. He graduated from St. Cloud State University in the spring of 2017 where he also competed on the wrestling team. Colorado is new to him, and he can tell that he will enjoy spending his free time in the mountains hiking, hunting, and skiing. When he is not at work or outside he loves to spend time with family, and friends.
Born and raised in Lakewood Colorado, Crystal spent most of her childhood exploring the Rocky Mountains. In 2017 her husband, their two dogs and she moved from Lakewood Colorado to Crawford Colorado, a small farming community of 320 people. She worked on a farm and grew her own food in two large green house she helped build. During that time, in the winters, she traveled with her husband to Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Paris. They then bought a conversion van and set out to find a new city to live in. Seven months and many cities later their heart brought them back to Colorado. She spends her free time following her favorite band Umphrey’s Mcgee and converting their van into a livable space.
Danny was born in Dallas, Texas and lived there for most of his young life before moving to the Midwest in his middle school years. He returned to Dallas for high school and found a love for fishing and everything else outdoors. Danny has been in the service industry for 19 years from Texas to California. He has lived in Austin since 2009 and is a local business owner. Danny loves interacting with people on a daily basis which is why staffing is a perfect fit for this next chapter in his life. When Danny isn’t working he enjoys all things outdoors, trying new restaurants and spending time with his family.
Dara is a proud Mid-West gal who grew up certain beyond any doubt that she wanted to become a pilot. Having opted out of University of Illinois for Southern Illinois University’s Aviation program she realized very quickly that a career in commercial flying was only a few clicks away from being a glorified bus driver, except you got to talk to even less people. Realizing that she liked large groups and had to interact with people on a daily basis, she stumbled into staffing as a new career. Having worked in multiple industries in Staffing, from Construction to Nursing to Accounting and Finance, in locations from Chicago, to LA, to New York, to Denver. She now finds herself as Founder, CFO, COO and Chief Fix it Officer for The Premier Group Inc. When she’s not doing that, she plays full time Mom to two very energetic, incredible kids.
After coming back to Colorado he started working as a Labor Foreman for Shaw Construction and Olgoonik Construction (which his mom refuses to call anything other than “oog*lan*ak”)...David has recently welcomed a new baby and wanted to move closer to his wife's family in Phoenix. Through networking, David introduced himself to The Premier Group. His knowledge and experience in the construction industry and staffing makes him an extremely valuable asset to The Premier Group team in Phoenix.
Emma was born and raised in Scotland and moved to Phoenix during summer of 2011 to be with her mum, grandparents and three little sisters. She attended college for Nursing while working in the transportation & logistics industry, but when she received a promotion with work, she decided to pursue a career full time in logistics. Shortly after, she became pregnant with her first child, Brodie, and from there she worked her way up to Operations Manager in the transportation world and was kept more than busy chasing after an extremely energetic little boy until she had her second child Alivia in summer 2018. When the company she was working for closed its doors, she decided it was time for a change and that’s when she found The Premier Group. She is extremely excited for the new opportunity and can’t wait to help the Phoenix branch grow. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her kids and family just being outdoors and active. They love swimming, sports, adventures, and hiking!
Deep down, Fiona is a country girl at heart. Born and raised in Perth, Western Australia, she grew up on a farm with pet kangaroos and always dreamt of traveling far and wide. Early on in her sales career as a travel agent, she won a trip to the US for being one of Cathay Pacific's top ten sales people in Australia, and soon after made the move to California. She worked for many years in luxury sales, developing brands for international designers. After falling in love with a Texan, Fiona moved to Dallas and established her career in sales and project management in the design field. The construction industry has always been her fascination, and after working on numerous hotel projects all over the US, Fiona jumped at the opportunity to work for The Premier Group and build its presence in the ever-growing DFW market. She loves the outdoors and can often be found walking her 3 dogs around White Rock Lake. Fiona and her partner Jody Dean are involved with numerous non-profits and advocate for some amazing organizations in Dallas.
With 28 years of experience in accounting, Grace for some odd reason finds satisfaction in managing accounting details and loves the challenge of solving difficult tangled issues. Stranger yet, she does it with a smile and a method that seems to make everyone happy. If asked however, she’ll tell you that her favorite job in life has always been being a mom, until she acquired her newer favorite role as Grandmother which is the icing on the cake of life’s joy for her. She does steal moments away from her computer to spend time with family and friends at “Grace’s Oasis” (her back yard getaway including a pool that’s often hosted some hilarious ugly diving competitions).
Ian is a Utah native and has spent the better part of his life here. He loves everything that Utah has to offer, from the great fishing spots located around the state, to the BMX tracks he and his wife love to ride. Trapshooting has always been the biggest waster of his time and you can find him shooting clay just about any time he has a free minute. Fortunately for him, he and his wife welcomed their first child to the family last year so he has had something else to distract him. Ian seems to be a natural at connecting with others and building lasting relationships with whatever he’s working on and the adventures of the staffing industry have proven to be no exception to that.
A combination of 9 years of staffing experience along with 15+ years of construction experience, Jeff brings a unique insight to The Premier Group. Jeff is a Director, working with all divisions on our sales focus while overseeing the safety of our workers in the field. He and his wife have boy/girl twins. Jeff played hockey for the first half of his life playing for the New England College Pilgrims, Lincoln Stars and Sioux City Musketeers. Jeff now focuses a lot of his free time hunting, including working with his upland bird dog and chasing elk, white-tail, and mule deer.
Jenn is a native, born and raised in Denver, CO before moving to Fort Collins to pursue her degree. She got sucked into the professional realm early on and flourished, quickly ascending the corporate ladder and earning her role as Director of Event Sales & Marketing in the Restaurant Industry. After 18 years in the Restaurant Industry, Jenn was ready for a new challenge and is excited to thrive in the exciting new environment that is The Premier Group. Jenn is a natural leader, a compassionate advocate for all in need, and a loving mother to three amazing children, one of which is an angel. When Jenn is not in business-mode, you will find her enjoying the outdoors, entertaining, cooking, shopping, or doing anything that allows her to let her innate creativity flow!
Jessica is a proud Colorado native who loves everything about her home state. She left her hometown of Aurora after graduating from high school to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Medicine at Colorado State University. After working her way through college in some of FoCo’s favorite local restaurants, she relocated to Denver in 2013 to begin her professional career in health care. As a patient services manager for a physical therapy clinic, she quickly learned she loved working in an environment that is always evolving. She first became familiar with The Premier Group several years ago while volunteering for the St. Baldrick’s event. Now, new to the team and to the staffing industry, she is very excited about the opportunity to learn and grow in a new and exciting profession. When not at work, she finds her greatest joy spending time with family and friends, cheering on the Broncos, and trying as many new activities as possible (although, believe it or not, this native has yet to hit the slopes!).
Julie was born and raised in Wisconsin – the land of beer, cheese and brutal winters. In search of 300+ days of sunshine, she moved to Colorado in 2006. She spent over a decade in the hospitality industry before transitioning out of restaurants and onto The Premier Group's team in early 2013. At The Premier Group, Julie has spent her time recruiting, relationship building, training and managing in the sectors of Construction, IT, and Accounting & Finance. It has been her pleasure to work with teams in different markets to grow the business while maintaining a strong focus on quality. In Julie's free time, she is busy with her most important work; raising two fantastic kids!
Kaylee was born in Texas and raised in Utah. She agrees with Megan’s bio about Utah being a place you try to leave but always come back to. She has tried to get away a few times yet always finds her heart here in the Salt Lake Valley. Kaylee loves life and loves to enjoy what it has to offer. She loves to laugh and does stand up at open mic nights when she can sneak away from her son. Her son is the Clyde to her Bonnie , her ride or die , her other half of her heart; she loves that little bugger and works hard to provide and give him the world. Kaylee hopes to find her forever home here at TPG and is excited to show what she has to offer.
Kelly was born and raised in Lakewood, CO. She attended Fort Lewis College where she studied abroad in Germany. She moved back to Denver after graduating to be closer to family and friends. She likes to spend her time with her nephew and exploring the mountains. Her hobbies include watching the Denver Broncos, attending concerts at Red Rocks, and discovering new breweries around town. She hopes to keep travelling and seeing new places in 2019. She is excited about joining The Premier Group as an Operations Administrator.
Kendra was born in Lawrence, Kansas and moved to Colorado in 2015. She spent her college career moving back and forth between Colorado and Utah before graduating from Naropa University with a Bachelor’s in Contemplative Psychology and settling in the Salt Lake area. As a college student, Kendra worked as an intern with the Westminster Public Library’s job search program, helping unemployed Denver residents find work. It was there she discovered her passion for matching people’s skill sets to available jobs. When she’s not at work, you can find Kendra at a local coffee shop or yoga studio.
Native to Colorado, Lori is very family oriented, hiking, camping and just hanging out on the patio are all on her to do list when with her mom and brother. In her down time she likes to relax with her 2 kitties and 2 little dogs, Zoey and Nala. Being the kind hearted person she is, Lori finished her CNA certification during her last year of high school, attending Pikes Peak Community College. However, the medical field, it turned out, was not her calling. After about 2 years working with a hotel chain, Lori made a decision to branch out of her comfort zone and begin her new endeavor as a recruiter for The Premier Group. Working hard to make sure all the “ I’s” are dotted and “T’s” are crossed, Lori has become the ROCK of the Colorado Springs branch, keeping everything tied down and everyone in order.
Luciana is a proud Colorado Native who is happy to call Denver her home. She is happily married to her husband Daniel of 21 years. Together they share 2 wonderful kids Alexis 20, Isaiah 18, and 2 fur babies Vinnie and Sierra. She's a huge Bronco Fan and loves Sunday Fundays watching and supporting my boys! She enjoys the outdoors camping, fishing, boating and hiking. Basically all that Colorado has to offer with exception of skiing (way too cold). She has over 18 years in Accounts Receivable, Customer Service, Credit, and Collections experience. She loves to be challenged and learn new things. Her career has given her the opportunity to travel to many cities and meet many great people!
A Utah native, Megan describes Utah as the place you try to leave but always returns to. She has spent just over a decade working in healthcare. It was during her time working as the director of a behavioral health clinic that she decided working 60 hours a week was not her cup of tea. She left her position and started working as a full-time recruiter for a healthcare company, and found great satisfaction in doing what she loved and having time for her daughter and goldendoodle. She wanted to find a new challenge and decided to jump head first into construction. She joined The Premier Group and loves the fast-paced environment, as well as the opportunity to learn something new each and every day. Megan describes herself as a lifetime learner. She recently received her Master’s Degree in Business and hopes to go back to get her Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology in the near future. She spends as much time outside as possible when it is warm, loves music, hiking, yoga reading, and playing in the park with her kiddo and puppy.
Growing up on the sunny beaches of San Diego Michelle’s love of the outdoors started at a young age. After high school she packed up her car and hasn’t been back ever since. Moving to Tucson, AZ and becoming a Wildcat was definitely a way of life. Going to football games and hiking Sedona Mountain are some of her favorite memories. After college, she wasn’t quite ready to head back to California so she moved out to Vail to live life as a ski (well snowboard to be exact) bum. Working on the mountain definitely had its perks, but after two years she was ready for city living again. She moved down to Denver and worked in the oil and gas industry for a few years before heading out to Austin, Texas. Less than two years later she realized Denver was her true home. Since she has been back she has been working at The Premier Group and loves the fast-paced world of staffing.
Mitch is a native of Colorado and currently oversees operations of The Colorado Springs Branch. A graduate of The University of Colorado with a degree in Business, he enjoys Fly Fishing/Tennis/Skiing and is an avid Football fan with The Colorado Buffaloes and the New England Patriots being at the Top of his list. Mitch has been involved in Construction Staffing for over 25 years and enjoys the interaction of being on jobsites daily and learning the newest technology that is being used in the building trades. He is currently involved in The City for Champions Campaign in Colorado Springs and hopes to someday parlay that into local politics. Mitch is known throughout the company and the industry as the hardest working person in Construction Staffing.
Nicole is a transplant to Utah in 2006 from Northern California. Although she wishes she still lived out in the warmth she has taken a liking to Utah (well somewhat). She comes from managing a high paced restaurant for the past 9 years and decided that living at the store wasn’t her ideal of fun! She has two beautiful kids that would like to see their mom more, so she made a switch to join the Premier Group, and hasn’t looked back yet! She is excited to spend more family time together and looks forward to taking advantage of her husband’s job benefits as a pilot and traveling the world with them now. She loves music, rocking out in her car, and any warm outdoor activities like hiking or showing off her speed skills on ATV’s.
Nicole is originally from Tempe, AZ but moved to Texas when she was five. After high-school she moved to Austin and attended the University of Texas, she has been in Austin ever since. She studied Exercise Science and ended up working for a local non-profit doing exercise based rehab with spinal cord injuries. A love for philanthropy kept her involved in working for non-profits for many years before making the leap into the world of staffing. She enjoys running, being outdoors, live music, traveling and being a great mommy and wife.
Born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, Nikki loves her home city. She is close with her parents and enjoys spending time with them and her boyfriend, Nick, making them do art projects with her. She is currently attending Salt Lake Community College. In her down time she likes to play with her Bernese Mountain Dog, Marley, play video games, paint, and do yoga. After working in customer service and collections business, she has learned her calling in life is to help people. While recruiting is a new experience for her, she aims to help our employees find a home with The Premier Group, just like she has.
Rich is a transplant from Northern England who grew up in Thatcher Britain. Coming from three generations of farmers and truck drivers he learned very quickly that the harder you work the luckier you get. As a member of the Great Britain Track team he jumped on an opportunity to come to the US on a track scholarship once he realized, (before everyone else did) that his competitors superior talent was quickly catching up with his hard work. An entrepreneur at heart, he started a successful business in college that he later sold, before beginning a career in Staffing. Having spent the next 10yrs climbing the corporate ladder, only to realize that the view wasn’t all it was made out to be, he switched his interests back to building a company and a culture the way he believed all companies should look. Despite a successful career in sales and business, by far his proudest achievement is his amazingly talented children who quickly ground him and remind him every day what life is really about.
Rob is a Colorado native who was born and raised in the Denver Suburbs. After high school, he moved to Durango, Colorado and attended Fort Lewis College. He graduated with a degree in Computer Science and was immediately hired by the college as a Systems Engineer. After living and working in Durango for 8 years, he moved back to the “big” city. In his free time, you can find him at a concert, sporting event, bowling alley, frisbee golf course, or spending time with his friends and family. He also has had a vast love and knowledge of music, cinema, technology, and the Oxford comma. Rob began working with The Premier Group in January of 2019 as the IT Administrator and truly enjoys his role within the company. Helping people has always been something he loves to do and he really excels in doing so.
Born in New Jersey and raised in Maryland Samantha is an east coast girl at heart! Her family found their way to Texas in 2006 and she has been in the DFW ever since. Before coming to The Premier Group, Samantha spent many years working in the dental field as a dental assistant. When she is not working you can find her taking long trips to Target, coaching her daughter’s cheer team, or hanging out with her boyfriend and their two dogs Clifton and Kobe.
Samantha is a Colorado native who went to school a mere 5 blocks from the Premier Group's Denver headquarters. Samantha found her first calling in Early Childhood Education at the age of nineteen. Helping young minds develop and watching their progress in the classroom was one of the best feelings she's experienced. After a decade of teaching, Samantha's urge to further her own education became her first priority. Switching to completely opposite gears, she's chosen to study Business at the University of Phoenix. While leaving education was a difficult decision, she was ready to write a new chapter in my life. She's also happy to start that new chapter with the Premier Group. When she's not studying and working, she spends her time with her family and fur baby Wesley Jo. Samantha also enjoys listening to live music of all genres. From April to September, you can find her at Red Rocks Amphitheater, one of her favorite places in Colorado. She also enjoy hiking all the beautiful parks in Colorado and travels to a new destination every year for her birthday -- year Miami!
Sam grew up in the Northern English city of Manchester. After high school he immediately began work in the Electrical industry eventually gaining his UK Masters Electrical license, offshore survival credentials and other qualifications. He spent time as an electrical engineer on offshore gas platforms in the UK's North Sea. The bulk of his experience however has been spent in general construction, common projects included apartments, schools, prisons and commercial units. He formed his own company at the age of 21 carrying out projects nationwide including working in and around the City of London. After later occupying the role as the Executive Director at a partnered Electrical and Mechanical company, he eventually relocated to the United States. In September of 2015 he made the move across the pond with his wife (a Colorado native) where from that day he has called Colorado his home.
Since moving to Colorado he appreciates every minute of sunshine he gets, ( a rare commodity in rainy England ). He loves to get out and try anything new and enjoys everything Colorado has to offer from Skiing to Cycling to Fishing to Grilling at home. He loves to be outdoors and what better place to live than Colorado when that is the case!
The recent birth of Braxton his son has brought a light to Sam’s life that he says he didn't know existed! He loves music and often slips into his own world when listening, whenever he gets the chance that is! He supports and follows Manchester United FC (some things won’t change). He really enjoys cooking, claiming that his ambition in the kitchen mirrors his ambition in life. Let’s hope his life is more flavorful than his cooking.
Originally from Minnesota, and now settled into Colorado for several years, Scott has followed his fathers and grandpa’s footsteps in the construction industry. His focused trade was carpentry growing up and later on progressed into project management and real estate for a custom home building company. Scott later found his path leading him to work for The Premier Group as a carpenter. After a while in the field he found the opportunity to work internally for their Construction Division and has been enjoying his new role with the team ever since. Outside of work Scott enjoys rock climbing, hiking mountains, camping, snowboarding, live music, golf, and is looking into hang-gliding as his next sport.
Sprina is the rare Colorado native, both born and raised in Colorado. She is always looking for new places to eat, loves to travel and mostly loves to entertain family and friends at home – always ending the night with some good drunken karaoke. She attended the University of Colorado at Denver and earned her Bachelor of Science in Finance. Prior to joining The Premier Group, she worked primarily in the REIT industry. Although she is new to the staffing industry, she is very excited to put her accounting abilities to work in a different light and help with The Premier Group maintain its growth trajectory.
A proud Colorado girl with East Coast roots, Tabitha grew up with 2 loves: music and the outdoors. Born into a family of singers and musicians, music came naturally to her, a passion that she still holds near and dear to her heart. Tabitha spent her summers camping, hiking, fishing, swimming, and catching fire flies.
During her free time you’ll likely find Tabitha at a concert, out in nature, writing, singing, or traveling. Always the adventurer, Tabitha loves to explore new places and experience new things, most recently exploring the breathtaking island of Maui. Tabitha has never been afraid of a challenge, but instead actually thrives on them. So, when the opportunity came along to join The Premier Group, she jumped at the chance. After 21 years in the Service Industry, she was ready for a change, ready to dive head first into a new career, and grow with a new company. Described as a passionate people person, Tabitha is excited to be a part of the team and put her talents to use. Her favorite quote, and words to live by is: “That extra effort, when you want to give up; that’s the difference between success and failure.”
Taylor was born in Utah, and other than living in Mexico City for three years as a teenager and Spain Madrid for two years; he has always lived there. He is fluent in Spanish and loves to travel. When he is not working he can be found mountain biking, snowboarding, hiking, playing soccer, cheering on the Utes, spending time outdoors, fixing or building things, or spending time with his wife, Kelsie, and daughter, Olive. He has worked in the construction field for five years and was previously a field engineer, and superintendent. He is excited to be working with the Premier Group!