Meet the Team

We are committed to ensuring your success!

Brian Murphy

Founder and President
LinkedIn

Brian has 20 years in the staffing and recruiting industry and started Vertek in September 2006. Brian believes strongly in treating people with respect and seeing the best in everyone. Brian is active in the Middle Tennenesse business community, local charities, youth sports and the Nashville Entrepreneurs Organization (EO).

Brian Murphy

Founder and President

LinkedIn

Brian has 20 years in the staffing and recruiting industry and started Vertek in September 2006. Brian believes strongly in treating people with respect and seeing the best in everyone. Brian is active in the Middle Tennenesse business community, local charities, youth sports and the Nashville Entrepreneurs Organization (EO).

Kevin Murphy

Partner, Chief Operations Officer
LinkedIn

Kevin brings over 20 years of Sales and Sales Management experience to Vertek Solutions. Previously in the employee benefits industry, he has found a passion for the staffing industry and truly enjoys matching candidates with his clients. “When you can match talent and personality to a company’s culture and needs, it is so rewarding. Both parties benefit and long term success is inevitable.”

Kevin Murphy

Partner, Chief Operations Officer

LinkedIn

Kevin brings over 20 years of Sales and Sales Management experience to Vertek Solutions. Previously in the employee benefits industry, he has found a passion for the staffing industry and truly enjoys matching candidates with his clients. “When you can match talent and personality to a company’s culture and needs, it is so rewarding. Both parties benefit and long term success is inevitable.”

Jill Elefante

SVP, Business Development
LinkedIn

Jill’s outgoing personality truly connects with each of her clients and develops a partnership with trust and transparency at the forefront. She ensures she has a full understanding of her client’s needs to streamline the hiring process as best as possible! Fun facts: Jill has travelled to more international countries than states in the US, she used to be in the Forensics field before transitioning into staffing, and she loves playing with her two fur babies.

Jill Elefante

SVP, Business Development

LinkedIn

Jill’s outgoing personality truly connects with each of her clients and develops a partnership with trust and transparency at the forefront. She ensures she has a full understanding of her client’s needs to streamline the hiring process as best as possible! Fun facts: Jill has travelled to more international countries than states in the US, she used to be in the Forensics field before transitioning into staffing, and she loves playing with her two fur babies.

Marjorie Cheatham

Sr. Technical Recruiter
LinkedIn

Marjorie has over 20 years in Technology Staffing. Her longevity in technology and her qualification skills allow her to make the right match for both candidates and clients. She truly loves to help people and businesses achieve their goals! Fun Fact: Marjorie was a band geek in high school and has some crazy skills in jumping rope!

Marjorie Cheatham

Sr. Technical Recruiter

LinkedIn

Marjorie has over 20 years in Technology Staffing. Her longevity in technology and her qualification skills allow her to make the right match for both candidates and clients. She truly loves to help people and businesses achieve their goals! Fun Fact: Marjorie was a band geek in high school and has some crazy skills in jumping rope! 

Diana Cardillo

Technical Recruiter
LinkedIn

Diana is a technical recruiter with previous experience as both a corporate trainer and a recruiter in the staffing industry. She is most fulfilled when helping people grow professionally. Diana knows that people hire people, not resumes. Her vision and ability to build relationships lead to long-term solutions and success. On her off days, Diana enjoys time with her family and unwinding at the beach.

Diana Cardillo

Technical Recruiter

LinkedIn

Diana is a technical recruiter with previous experience as both a corporate trainer and a recruiter in the staffing industry. She is most fulfilled when helping people grow professionally. Diana knows that people hire people, not resumes. Her vision and ability to build relationships lead to long-term solutions and success. On her off days, Diana enjoys time with her family and unwinding at the beach.

Eric Ryals

Regional Enterprise Account Manager
LinkedIn

Eric is an experienced and responsible Staffing Consultant, Vertical Market Subject Matter Expert, Deep Level Recruiter, and Business Development professional with over 24 years of technical expertise. Eric believes in creating value for his clients and strives to be exceptionally knowledgeable in his fields of business and personable in his delivery of services. Eric invests in his clients and candidates as partners, and he engages in business that is fair, profitable, and mutually beneficial.

Eric Ryals

Regional Enterprise Account Manager

LinkedIn

Eric is an experienced and responsible Staffing Consultant, Vertical Market Subject Matter Expert, Deep Level Recruiter, and Business Development professional with over 24 years of technical expertise. Eric believes in creating value for his clients and strives to be exceptionally knowledgeable in his fields of business and personable in his delivery of services. Eric invests in his clients and candidates as partners, and he engages in business that is fair, profitable, and mutually beneficial.