Meet the Team
Kary Raddant – CEO/Owner
Kary is responsible for the overall financial management and strategic decision making for all aspects of the business, including overseeing the sales and recruiting direction.
Her duties include overseeing and approving A/R, A/P, payroll, invoicing and compliance along with acquiring and managing our banking credit facilities.
Kary resides in the Finger Lakes in CNY with her family.
Ian Raddant – President – Sales & Management
Ian brings over 20 years of experience building and managing high-performance staffing teams. Ian has successfully established and managed multiple recruiting offices throughout the U.S. including Dallas, Philadelphia, Boston, Washington/Baltimore, and Central NY. He is responsible for managing sales and recruiting across the U.S. Ian has a passion for the telecommunications and network infrastructure staffing arena.
Ian travels throughout the U.S. but is based in the Finger Lakes in CNY with his family.
Cindy Vilkauskas – Resource Manager
Cindy is the lead for all human resources, contractor care, contracts, billing and payroll issues. If you need an answer to a question, Cindy is the person that TekCom relies on. She brings over 20 years of experience in the staffing industry.
Steve Hillman – Sales Account Director
Steve is located in the Philadelphia, PA area and has 20 years of sales and staffing experience. Steve is well known for his business knowledge and consultative approach where he has formed trusted client partnerships. Steve’s responsibilities include new business development and account management in the telecommunications and network infrastructure markets.
Steve Hillman and Ian Raddant have worked together for most of the last 20 years.
Kara Reiter – Sales VP, Telco and IT Consulting Services
Kara is based in Northern, CA area and is responsible for West Coast sales. Kara has staffed thousands of consultants on projects throughout the U.S. and is well known for her passion and energy.
Jamie Turner – Regional Director, Business Development
Jamie is located in the Atlanta, GA area and has over 10 years of combined sales and recruiting experience. Six years of Jamie’s career was spent in the staffing industry. She covers the Southeast Region in a new business development and account management capacity. She is responsible for negotiating and communicating with corporate decision makers and she plans to grow the Southeast into a flourishing region for TekCom Resources. (That’s her story and we’ll hold her to it!)
She resides with her son twenty minutes north of Atlanta.
Chris Cooper – Sr. Recruiter
Chris is based in the Philadelphia, PA area and has 15+ years of recruiting experience. He is responsible for managing candidates and all aspects of the recruiting world. Chris primarily recruits telecommunications and network infrastructure roles.
Emma Roberts – Sr. Recruiter
Emma is based in Southern CA area and works to build long-term candidate relationships to fill telecom roles throughout the U.S.
Emma has been recruiting in the telecom industry for the last seven years in the U.S., with most of her experience placing candidates throughout California and the Pacific Northwest. Specializing in construction, engineering and site development roles, Emma enjoys building and maintaining candidate relationships and helping people make successful and progressive career moves.
Emma enjoys consulting with candidates throughout the hiring process and ultimately helping land that dream role!
Sheri Nielson – Recruiter
Sheri is based in the Dallas/Fort Worth, TX area and works on open job requisitions throughout the United States. Ian has known Sheri and her husband Jim for 10 years. Sheri has been in the telecommunications industry for almost nine years and has a wealth of knowledge in wireless and fiber. In 2016, Sheri decided to make a career move and become a recruiter for the telecom industry. Sheri is passionate about giving back and assisting candidates with progressive career moves as well as building relationships and prides herself on being the very best she can be!
Chris Vernak – Recruiter
Chris is based in the Skaneateles, NY office and works to build long term relationships with candidates across the US. Prior to TekCom, he owned and operated a store/restaurant for 10+ years. This experience helped him learn the importance of having a strong team of employees. He loves playing basketball, guitar and spending time with family. He also enjoys watching his favorite sports teams: NY Giants Football, NY Yankees Baseball, and all Syracuse University athletics. Go Orange!
Marc Dobkin – Recruiter
Marc is based in Boise, ID and enjoys building lasting relationships by providing excellent customer service.
Marc has many years of progressive experience in the recruiting industry, and in 2017 decided to make a career move into the Telecom industry specializing in construction, engineering, and technician roles. He has a proven history placing hard to find candidates in highly competitive markets, while exceeding client expectations in candidate quality.
In his spare time, Marc enjoys hiking and backpacking with his wife and two dogs.
Shannon Frazier – Recruiter
Shannon is based in Southern CA and has 5 years of recruiting experience. Her specialty is candidate relationships and engagement to ensure client and company success. Her motto is the candidate needs always come first and she strives to educate and grow their future career path in the Telecom industry. Outside of Shannon’s recruiting career she spends her time with her animals, snowboarding, volleyball, and traveling!
Alexi Michael – Recruiter
Alexi is located in Dallas (TX) and supports everything telco related in the central and mid-west region. Alexi brings over 20 years wireless recruitment experience to Tekcom Resources where he provides a full-desk solution supporting customers and candidates. Over the years Alexi has placed people in a vast array of positions including both permanent and contract roles with some of the globally leading OEM’s & wireless operators. During his spare time Alexi and his wife like to socialize with friends & family, Alexi also coaches and watches his eldest son play soccer for his local team while wishing he had the energy level of his youngest son who constantly keeps him on his toes. If you are currently exploring new opportunities then Alexi would love to discuss your next career move.
Connie Gomez – Office/Billing Support
Connie is based in the Philadelphia, PA area and is involved is all aspects of billing & office support. Connie has known Kary and Ian for many years and makes sure our client invoices are accurate and timely and payroll is processed correctly.