Daniel Weinfurter

Advisor
Chief Marketing & Sales Strategist

Daniel Weinfurter is a senior executive, leader and entrepreneur known for developing and assembling vision, capital, strategy, people and execution necessary to build high performing businesses.Daniel is exceptional at building high performance sales organizations.

He has deep experience working with private equity investors, influencing and interacting with boards of directors, management and large employee groups as well as outside strategic partners. He has served as a Board Member on six different private equity-backed businesses and two not-for-profit organizations. Daniel has demonstrated success delivering compelling returns public and private shareholders. Frequently featured in print and broadcast media, including Wall Street Journal, NY Times and Inc. Magazine. Author of “Second Stage Entrepreneurship” which was published by Palgrave/Macmillan in October of 2013.

Mark Zisholtz

General Counsel

Mark Zisholtz is partner at Baker & Hostetler, LLP for their Labor and Employment Group and serves as General Counsel for EverHive.  As a co-founder of an international recruiting company, former vice president and general counsel of a $600 million staffing and alternative workforce supplier, and former employment partner and head of contingent labor at a national law firm, Mark Zisholtz is no stranger to complex human resources and employment issues. His practice is noted for its focus on contingent labor, temporary staffing and alternative workforce arrangements, and he is frequently sought after for both his management team and executive level representation, and his expertise on corporate and private equity transactions. Additionally, Mark provides day-to-day traditional employment counseling, as well as General Counsel services for select clients.

Mark is also a leading authority on independent contractors and payrolling of temporary W-2 workers, addressing matters from compliance through strategic engagement. He regularly speaks across the country on a wide variety of employment law and contingent labor matters. His impressive background also includes successfully litigating or engaging in alternative dispute resolution with respect to restrictive covenants, anti-discrimination laws, contingent labor and procurement matters, outsourcing and contract disputes, and much more.

Brandon Moreno

President

Brandon Moreno is a distinguished HR and Talent executive with 20 years of achievements leading and developing entrepreneurial and global teams in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC. He is a pioneer on developing and implementing leading edge recruitment strategies, technologies, and tools that connect the right talent to the right organization. He previously held leadership roles at Herbalife International, Sony, Anakam (now Equifax), ARINC (now Rockwell Collins and Booz Allen Hamilton) and other Fortune 100 companies.

Being passionate about operational and financial efficiency, Brandon enjoys establishing core metrics that optimize team performance. He believes in coaching and mentoring as a pathway to building highly effective teams and programs and enhancing the value of Human Capital.

With deep domain knowledge in talent and innovation, change management and operational effectiveness, Brandon is a regularly sought after global thought leader for Bloomberg BNA and industry conference groups. He has an innate ability to deliver proven results to organizations seeking alternative methods to traditional contingent worker and talent programs.

As a former HR Leader of the Year by San Diego Business Journal, Brandon is an active member of the Talent Acquisition Group of San Diego board of directors, Talent Acquisition Leadership Forum in Orange County, and the Contingent Workforce Innovation Network.

Brandon is a California native. He received his undergraduate degree in business from the University of LaVerne and attended the Global Leadership graduate program at University of San Diego and is a certified professional coach from iPEC.

Stephen Thesing

Vice-President
Business Development & Operations

Stephen Thesing is an accomplished Business Development and Operations executive with 20+ years of experience in high-growth companies.  He brings to EverHive a strong background and functional expertise in management, business development, sales, marketing and product management/ development.

Stephen has a proven track record in mapping and building operational teams and growing companies through strategic partnerships.  He was influential in successfully launching and building several startup companies in Silicon Valley and San Diego, as well as startup divisions within larger companies. He is known for being a key contributor and deal maker in growing companies looking for buyout transactions, including Civica, Parametric, Anakam, Troika, and Veritas.

Stephen holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business, and an MIS & Marketing from California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo, California.

Michelle Cox

Executive Vice-President
Client & Supplier Success

Michelle Cox serves as Executive Vice President of Client and Supplier Success with EverHive and is the Founder and CEO of Believe in You Coaching, LLC.

Michelle is responsible for creating and managing the Contingent Workforce Supplier and Client strategy to drive partnership, cost savings, compliance and risk avoidance.  Previous to taking this role, Michelle led the strategy and implementation of the Contingent Workforce program at U.S. Cellular, as well as the start-up and management of multiple call centers across the globe with recent efforts in countries like Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Jamaica. She has over 20 years of executive experience, building and leading teams of all sizes from the ground up, with documented success in delivering long-term results.

Kanita Brown

Program Governance

Kanita Brown provides contingent workforce advisory services and has strategically managed $1B+ spend in large organizations. She leverages her years of buy-side experience with large organizations to present meaningful solutions to clients by leading and supporting them through the process of implementing, managing and optimizing their Contingent Workforce programs.  She is Managing Partner of KH Brown Solutions.

Kanita is adept in developing and executing strategies, reducing cost for indirect services (HR, Business Services, Professional Services), streamlining supply base and simplifying work processes that exceed customer requirements. She is an intuitive leader with strong ability to build relationships while establishing structure and ensuring quality. She has served as the lead for high performing programs at Procter & Gamble and Halliburton. Kanita is a Certified Contingent Workforce Professional and provides thought leadership to the industry via written publications and as a speaker at industry conferences.