Meet the Team

Utilizing our arsenal of talented resources, our dedicated team supports our client’s talent demands. Each and every one of our team members represent the spirit of our company. We are driven, committed and acutely aware of what it takes to deliver great outcomes.

Principal Founders

Sally Stacy

Sally Stacy is a leading authority on driving business performance through her expert ability to build solid partnerships and generate energy and engagement leading key initiatives with proven results. Sally brings global experience in talent management, executive development, organizational design, process re-engineering and workforce planning as a result of her experience at top Fortune 50 companies, GE and Citigroup and Global Talent/HR Outsourcing Organizations. Out of Sally’s vision for helping small to midsized businesses discover and leverage the tools and benefits accessible to larger companies to drive business performance and achieve optimal success, Tailored Talent was born! Sally is dedicated to tailoring solutions and strategies to leave her clients better poised to meet their goals, maximize their capabilities and achieve their optimal success.

Candice Zaniewski

Candice Zaniewski has partnered with a variety of organizations spanning small, mid-size and Fortune 500 companies in an expansive array of industries. Combining innovative technologies and practices, Candice brings recruiting, leadership, operations and training experience along with an unmatched dedication and highly personalized approach to Tailored Talent. Driven to serve her client, Candice also educates her client to navigate the recruiting and talent acquisition arena striving to level the playing field for her client in competing in the war for talent. With her consulting, recruiting and training expertise, Candice empowers her clients to engage in the recruiting of best-in-class talent. Her proven experience accesses needs while cultivating teams and processes to foster the development of her client’s vision. Her diverse and expansive industry experience and national marketplace knowledge fosters a unique understanding of the intricacies and challenges of the businesses she serves. Candice’s partnerships propel her clients and candidates to achieve their optimal success.

Melissa Freeberg

From GE to Ford to Nationwide, Melissa’s experience spans across processes and systems both on the design side while also serving as the vital liaison between system programmers and end-user groups to effectively and efficiently communicate and exceed the needs of her clients. Utilizing data gathering and analysis to redesign processes and systems, Melissa is committed to leaving her clients in a better place. She positions clients with cost effective solutions to streamline their processes, embrace new system tools, and implement standards to improve their overall productivity, knowledge base, task complexity, and career satisfaction.

Joan Stevning

Joan Stevning brings over 20 years of specialized Talent Recruiting to Tailored Talent. Combining her biomedical background, extensive expertise as an in-house Physician Recruiter and knowledge that spans the spectrum of medical specialties and subspecialties, Joan’s purpose and passion honors the time sensitive process of finding just the right person for the right position. With her dedication and obligation to the medical community she serves, Joan’s mantra of “the right person for the right fit” drives her dedication to seek, create and employ unconventional and creative means and resources to source just the right candidate for the client she serves.

Diane Mischke

Diane Mischke is passionate about business partnerships and transforming HR Culture and Environment. Diane aligns and designs structures to create a solid spirit of respect, diversity, accountability and empowerment to create dynamic cultures for success. A premier Human Resources professional with over 25 years of demonstrated success, Diane partners with all levels of leadership to cultivate strategies and execute plans that ensure positive employee engagement to achieve business results. Combining extensive experience in all areas of Human Resources including; assessment, selection and staffing, workforce and succession planning, organizational design, restructuring, and culture and change management. Diane possesses strong business partnership skills developed through her experiences supporting multi-cultural Managers and Employees in the US and Internationally. Diane is committed to supporting businesses in building their human capital and performance capabilities to ensure business profitability and success.

Key Staff

Sally Stacy

Sally Stacy is a leading authority on driving business performance through her expert ability to build solid partnerships and generate energy and engagement leading key initiatives with proven results. Sally brings global experience in talent management, executive development, organizational design, process re-engineering and workforce planning as a result of her experience at top Fortune 50 companies, GE and Citigroup and Global Talent/HR Outsourcing Organizations. Out of Sally’s vision for helping small to midsized businesses discover and leverage the tools and benefits accessible to larger companies to drive business performance and achieve optimal success, Tailored Talent was born! Sally is dedicated to tailoring solutions and strategies to leave her clients better poised to meet their goals, maximize their capabilities and achieve their optimal success.

Candice Zaniewski

Candice Zaniewski has partnered with a variety of organizations spanning small, mid-size and Fortune 500 companies in an expansive array of industries. Combining innovative technologies and practices, Candice brings recruiting, leadership, operations and training experience along with an unmatched dedication and highly personalized approach to Tailored Talent. Driven to serve her client, Candice also educates her client to navigate the recruiting and talent acquisition arena striving to level the playing field for her client in competing in the war for talent. With her consulting, recruiting and training expertise, Candice empowers her clients to engage in the recruiting of best-in-class talent. Her proven experience accesses needs while cultivating teams and processes to foster the development of her client’s vision. Her diverse and expansive industry experience and national marketplace knowledge fosters a unique understanding of the intricacies and challenges of the businesses she serves. Candice’s partnerships propel her clients and candidates to achieve their optimal success.

Melissa Freeberg

From GE to Ford to Nationwide, Melissa’s experience spans across processes and systems both on the design side while also serving as the vital liaison between system programmers and end-user groups to effectively and efficiently communicate and exceed the needs of her clients. Utilizing data gathering and analysis to redesign processes and systems, Melissa is committed to leaving her clients in a better place. She positions clients with cost effective solutions to streamline their processes, embrace new system tools, and implement standards to improve their overall productivity, knowledge base, task complexity, and career satisfaction.

Joan Stevning

Joan Stevning brings over 20 years of specialized Talent Recruiting to Tailored Talent. Combining her biomedical background, extensive expertise as an in-house Physician Recruiter and knowledge that spans the spectrum of medical specialties and subspecialties, Joan’s purpose and passion honors the time sensitive process of finding just the right person for the right position. With her dedication and obligation to the medical community she serves, Joan’s mantra of “the right person for the right fit” drives her dedication to seek, create and employ unconventional and creative means and resources to source just the right candidate for the client she serves.

Diane Mischke

Diane Mischke is passionate about business partnerships and transforming HR Culture and Environment. Diane aligns and designs structures to create a solid spirit of respect, diversity, accountability and empowerment to create dynamic cultures for success. A premier Human Resources professional with over 25 years of demonstrated success, Diane partners with all levels of leadership to cultivate strategies and execute plans that ensure positive employee engagement to achieve business results. Combining extensive experience in all areas of Human Resources including; assessment, selection and staffing, workforce and succession planning, organizational design, restructuring, and culture and change management. Diane possesses strong business partnership skills developed through her experiences supporting multi-cultural Managers and Employees in the US and Internationally. Diane is committed to supporting businesses in building their human capital and performance capabilities to ensure business profitability and success.

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Our team includes a unique group of highly skilled Recruiters, HR Professionals, Project Managers and Executive Coaches located nationally across the United States who are equipped to provide recruiting support, candidate relationship management, HR support as well as project management.