The Team


RICK ROBERTS – Founder & CEO

Rick brings with him over 20 years of leadership experience and success in the human capital space. His reputation as a forward-thinker and innovator in the industry has allowed him to build world-class delivery organizations as well as industry-leading offerings to meet a wide range of client needs on a national scale.

Over the years, Rick realized that numerous layers and inefficiencies had cropped up in the contingent labor marketplace and that both candidates and hiring managers were suffering as a result. So, he often thought there must be a better way to meet the needs of the enterprise while ensuring that the talent and those hiring them got what they need and deserve. This purpose driven thinking was the seed from which Genesys has grown.


WILLIAM PRICE – Chief Technology Officer

Bill has been on the forefront of the evolving workforce for the past decade seizing opportunities to apply technologies in new and exciting ways to advance the gig economy. By connecting social, digital and consumerism trends Bill has been successful in advancing new and innovative ways to connect the new breed of worker with the Enterprises that need them.

At the heart of Genesys is a new workforce paradigm that can only be advanced though technology innovation. So Bill will be busy growing a new breed of technical leaders who use highly successful product development methods to imprint technology on the Genesys business model.

In his spare time, Bill can be found scuba diving as he holds multiple instructor level and advanced diving certifications.


DAVID COOPER – EVP-Strategy

David brings to Genesys over 18 years of talent engagement experience servicing primarily the Vendor Management System (VMS) and Managed Services Program (MSP) sectors. David has led the Consulting Services and Sales Delivery organizations for leading VMS and MSP providers.

David is responsible for leading Genesys overall company strategy including go-to-market, entry into new ecosystems and the execution of key partner and VMS / MSP channel relationships. Furthermore, David is responsible for sales strategy and execution as well as exploring strategic alternatives and examining potential alliances and alternative adjacency strategies.

In his spare time, David enjoys running, weightlifting and spending time with his three children and two dogs.


COURTNEY CLAIBORNE – VP-Strategic Partnerships

For over 15 years, Courtney has channeled her passion for helping others into growing best-in-class talent acquisition organizations, creating enterprise wide training programs, and developing national customer relationships.    

Courtney is responsible for providing coaching and training to both our offshore and onshore curation teams, as well as account management and support to our strategic client partners. 

When not drinking wine and lounging on patios, Courtney enjoys spending her free time running, singing, and dancing (and depending on the song that comes up on her playlist, you can spot her doing all three at the same time). 


ADAM GOULD – VP-Brand Experience

Adam brings more than a decade of experience in the staffing and MSP space to the Genesys team. Learning the business in detail from the ground up, the detail and scope of his industry knowledge offer a great perspective on the marketplace and how best to change it from within.

Adam provides overall leadership for the Genesys brand including marketing and plays an integral role, along with Product Experience, in shaping the direction of the Genesys solution. He is passionate about making a difference and believes higher purpose is the most crucial element of success.

In his spare time, Adam can be found riding American V-twin motorcycles, working on motorcycles, or thinking about motorcycles.


MIKE GRIFFIN – VP-Business Talent Solutions

Mike brings four years of experience in the staffing, MSP, and VMS space to Genesys. By operating in multiple roles within the industry, Mike is able to bring perspective and knowledge to customers from different areas of the talent acquisition process. Mike has experience with recruiting top talent, establishing strategic account management plans, and running large business development initiatives for Fortune 100 companies.

Mike provides leadership and direction for the Genesys team around customer sales initiatives and client strategies. He is passionate about identifying customer pain points and delivering a plan to obtain efficiencies around locating, obtaining, and retaining top talent within the competitive landscape.

In his spare time, Mike enjoys sports, working out, and spending quality time with his family.


MICHAEL ROBERTS – VP-Product Experience

Having worked as both an IT contractor and within the staffing and recruiting industry, Michael has a unique perspective on the interaction between technology and processes in specific industry context. That knowledge is essential as a framework for creativity and in optimization of the Genesys product experience for all stakeholders.

Michael manages the day to day activities as they relate to product development and our technology ecosystem. He also contributes to the ongoing innovation at Genesys Talent along with Brand Experience.

Michael enjoys participating in or experiencing anything that involves creativity or problem solving including; musical composition, stage lighting, and auto mechanics.


MARTIN MATULA – VP-Product Development

Martin brings to the team 20 years of application development and innovation experience with over 15 years developing leading solutions for VMS and MSP providers. Most recently, Martin invested 6 years in Product Management in the SaaS space including 2 years with an innovation lab at the world’s largest staffing firm.

Martin is accountable for maintaining a tight connection between the Genesys purpose and vision, and the technology solutions that we create to deliver a technology platform that meets the goals of the business, while providing an exceptional experience for candidates.  He is passionate about clever and well-designed software that solves real human problems to make the world a better place.

When not buried in his laptop, he moonlights as a singer/songwriter and performing musician.  Martin lives at the beach with his chihuahua sidekick, enjoys surfing, fishing, biking, and traveling the globe in pursuit of the endless summer.


 

CHRIS PARRINO – VP – Account Development

Chris is a veteran sales and account development professional who focuses his efforts on building strong customer relationships through education and identifying, defining, and addressing the customer’s business challenges and opportunities.  Before bringing his talents to Genesys, Chris worked for six years at the nation’s largest IT staffing and services firm where he excelled at bringing the right solution for his customers and developed a passion for connecting talented individuals with meaningful work.

Chris is responsible for the growth and expansion of the Genesys Talent Cloud Solution including both bringing new customers on board and managing growth and success in existing customer relationships.  In addition, Chris works to advance key relationships with Genesys strategic partners including Vendor Management Systems Providers and Managed Services Programs.

When not working, Chris enjoys spending “laptop closed” time with his wife and two children, training for and competing in Olympic distance triathlons, carpentry, and keeping up with college basketball.

MARY PATRICK – VP-Talent Curation

Mary brings over 25 years of leadership experience and success in working with Enterprise accounts. Her reputation as a tactical delivery manager in the industry has allowed her to deliver resources for large enterprise clients on a global basis. She is known for her pragmatic, solution oriented thinking and single-minded focus on getting the job done.

Mary provides leadership to the Curation efforts at Genesys and utilizes her unique ability to quickly identify key client criteria and drivers and tailor a talent acquisition approach that most effectively addresses them.

Outside the office, Mary has a variety of interests including spending time with her two rescue dogs and enjoying time with her family.


 

 

THOMAS WILLIAMS – VP – Account Development

Thomas is a tenured Business Development and Management professional who brings to Genesys a valuable range of customer facing and internal management talents.  Before joining the Genesys family, Thomas invested over a decade in the IT staffing and services industry where he excelled at developing deep, productive relationships with key customers as well as leading and mentoring internal staff.

As part of the Genesys team, Thomas is responsible for optimizing current relationships to ensure our customers obtain maximum value from our solutions as well as new Business Development.  Additionally, Thomas collaborates extensively with the Genesys Product and Cloud teams to develop strategic sourcing plans to ensure that our customers have access to the right talent.

In Thomas’ spare moments, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, golfing, coaching little league, and keeping up with Texas Tech sports.