About Us

Apex Placement and Consulting was founded in 2021. The company’s team brings over 300 years of combined industry experience. In today’s market, it’s not easy to attract top talent. However, with our team’s passion, dedicated resources, and various, unique strategies, we help you do just that. Here at Apex, our passion for people and what we do is core to what makes us not just good, but great at what we do. Passion drives the team and our success. Our back-to-basics approach, putting people first, is to connect job seekers with careers and help them optimize their job search.

We believe our teams’ experience, people-focused mission, and efforts are contributing to a successful business plan. At Apex, we put people first and excel at connecting companies with the talent they need in a competitive market. We are proud of our amazingly talented team and believe the growth we’ve achieved in such a short timeframe is a direct result of their commitment and dedication to our core values and our people-first philosophy.

Meet the Team

  • Jennifer Gavin

    CEO & Founder

    As the President and CEO of Apex Placement and Consulting, Jennifer Gavin meets the changing needs of clients and job candidates in a highly competitive market...

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  • Tiffany Coleman

    Market Director

    As a Market Director at Apex Placement and Consulting, Tiffany Coleman brings 12 years of experience in the staffing and talent procurement field, assisting...

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  • Leeza Keshishian

    Territory Manager, Michiana

    As our Strategy Director, Leeza brings 20 years of staffing, leadership, and sales experience to the team. Her strengths lie in operational structure, team...

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  • Michelle Scharff

    Territory Manager

    As a Territory Manager at Apex Placement and Consulting, Michelle Scharff, is passionate about helping companies and organizations grow their business by specializing...

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  • Michelle Miller

    Sales Manager

    As a Sales Manager at Apex Placement and Consulting, Michelle Miller brings 22 years of leadership and sales experience from two of the largest global staffing...

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  • Allie Black

    Search Consultant

    Allie Black, a Sales Manager at Apex Placement and Consulting, specializes in candidate sourcing, full-cycle recruiting, employee relations and special project...

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  • Sterling Jordan

    Strategic Account Manager

    Sterling Jordan brings 12 years’ of diverse experience to include full cycle recruiting, HR, payroll and client program management. Sterling’s recruiting...

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  • David Bettini

    Accounting Clerk

    With over 10 years’ experience working in the staffing industry, from recruiting to payroll operations, David brings a unique skillset to APEX Placement &...

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  • Jill Bettini

    Search Manager

    HR Business Partner/Consultant Jill Bettini brings 25 years of experience in human resources, training and development, search and staffing to her position...

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  • Kristin Gladki

    Operations Director

    With a passion for both talent and clients alike, Kristin Gladki brings more than 20 years of staffing, recruiting and leadership experience to Apex Placement...

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  • Andrea Gilbert

    Compliance Manager

    As an HR Business Partner & Compliance Manager at Apex Placement and Consulting, Andrea Gilbert focuses on sourcing, recruiting and interviewing candidates...

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  • Dana Minton

    Recruiting Manager

    Dana brings an impressive 17 years of recruitment experience spanning various industries, including collegiate recruitment, healthcare, and staffing. Originally...

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  • Kennedy King


    Kennedy is a valuable member of our team, bringing a wealth of experience to our recruitment efforts. With a degree in Business Management from Oakland University,...

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  • Jaylon Smelser

    Onsite Recruiter

    Jaylon Smelser, a recent graduate from Grand Valley State University, graduated with a Business Administration degree. Jaylon started as an intern during his...

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  • Alex Price

    Front Office Coordinator

    Alex Price is a dedicated Front Office Coordinator with a strong background in customer service. With a passion for helping people and a commitment to thriving...

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  • Anika Page


    As a recruiter with a solid educational background in Communication Studies from Wayne State University, Anika brings a wealth of experience across multiple...

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  • Don Ferrington

    Territory Manager

    Don joins Apex with over 25 years of leadership and recruiting. With a degree in Business Management from Northwood University, Don has successfully navigated...

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  • Jon Madden

    Territory Manager

    Jon brings six years of sales and recruiting experience spanning a variety of industries, including IT/Engineering, manufacturing, warehousing/logistics, office...

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  • Andrea Vandermolen

    Strategic Staffing Consultant

    Andrea brings a depth of manufacturing and recruiting experience. Her passion for helping people find a job they love, follows her throughout her career. ...

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  • Sarah Ferrington


    Sarah is an well experienced Bookkeeper with a demonstrated history of working in the consumer services industry. Skilled in Operations Management with a with...

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