Makenzie Rath

President and Board of Directors

Makenzie Rath

President and Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Makenzie Rath has been a part of the Talent Plus family from a very young age. She started on the logistics team as part of the Global Talent Interviewing Center and went on to become a research scientist. Today, she is the President of Talent Plus and serves on the Board of Directors. Rath has studied individuals through quantitative and qualitative processes to help client partners build Talent-Based Organizations®.

Karl Giuseffi

Executive Vice President of Research and Development

Karl Giuseffi

Executive Vice President of Research and Development

Executive Team

Karl Giuseffi leads the research and consulting teams. He works closely with executive leaders and teams to simplify and streamline data-driven insights to inform people strategies, and guide leadership decision-making and organizational leadership and culture. He enjoys enabling and empowering leaders to use their data to drive meaningful change in people management, selection, development and people analytics to deliver better business outcomes and experience.

Megan Leasher

Ph.D., Chief Solutions Strategist

Megan Leasher

Ph.D., Chief Solutions Strategist

Executive Team

Megan leads the evolution and enhancement of Talent Plus’s solutions portfolio and ensures we add value to our clients at every phase of the talent journey. Megan also serves as a thought leader and represents the organization to partners, advisory groups, and the media. An award-winning industrial and organizational psychologist, Megan is passionate about connecting challenge and compassion, insights and intuition, and faith and fearlessness into helping individuals and organizations maximize their potential.

Julian Caldwell

Chief Information Officer

Julian Caldwell

Chief Information Officer

Executive Team

Julian Caldwell leads both the technology and sales teams. He works closely with the development team to identify effective ways to leverage over 30 years of talent insights and the commercial operations team to ensure Talent Plus’ services and solutions address real-world talent challenges. He enjoys helping leaders think creatively about discovering talent in unique places and creating high-performing teams.

Steve Oss

CPA, CGMA, Chief Financial Officer

Steve Oss

CPA, CGMA, Chief Financial Officer

Executive Team

As a strategic partner, Steve Oss works to ensure the financial health of the company as it continues to grow and reach its goal to be the indispensable partner to organizations and individuals committed to performance excellence. Joining Talent Plus in 2020, he oversees all areas of finance and accounting, including financial planning and reporting, tax, audit, cash management, compensation and benefits, risk management and the accounting and consolidation of foreign subsidiaries.

Cydney Koukol

Chief of Communities

Cydney Koukol

Chief of Communities

Executive Team

Cydney Koukol joined Talent Plus as the director of marketing, innovation, and branding in 2000. As we grow, the need for additional focus and insight around our culture and global communities has led to the creation of her current role. Now, Cydney sets the tone for the client, candidate, colleague, and community experience, humanizing our organization.

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