Our main players are a lean, creative-thinking team, dedicated to partnering with start-ups and small to mid-size businesses to help improve the way you attract, hire and retain your most valuable assets…your people.

SUSIE JAPS Managing Director

Our fearless leader since 2011, Susie makes sure our team is always creatively thinking and living our purpose to create success together for every person we come in contact with. Susie is a highly regarded talent strategist and human capital management consultant whose work spans public, private and non-profit spheres. She spends her spare time volunteering, discovering new local restaurants and traveling with her family.

SARAH HAN Research Manager

Sarah has been part of the Wejungo team since 2011. As a research guru for over 8 years, she has specialized in the fields of business management and entrepreneurship. Now today as our Business Researcher Manager, Sarah’s major role is to manage all business intelligence research and systems administration. She continues to use her research skills to explore new places and foods around the world.

LINDSAY COFFEY Senior Talent Strategy Consultant

Lindsay supports our clients as a Senior Talent Strategy Consultant. With a background in sales operations and management, she brings with her a passion for promoting the importance of human capital contributions in order to fulfill an organization’s overall strategy, mission, and values. In addition to the many years of management consulting, Lindsay has a MA in Communication and a certificate in HR Management. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering and exploring Southern California with her husband and puppy.

SHANNON PECK Talent Strategy Consultant

Shannon is a Talent Strategy Consultant on our Wejungo team. She has a MS in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and has a Professional in Human Resources certification. Shannon has spent the last decade helping clients build positive cultures, streamline hiring processes and execute recruiting strategies that are much different than the “norm.” In her spare time, Shannon enjoys running, hiking, biking and spending time with her family.

 

AMANDA UDVARHELYI Talent Strategy Consultant

Amanda has over 13 years of experience helping companies build their businesses and brands. Prior to joining Wejungo as a Talent Strategy Consultant she also worked with Fortune 500 companies to develop and streamline their operations, ensuring they are as efficient and productive as possible. Amanda has a very wide knowledge base of many different industries and she has worked in a variety of different capacities with each company. She earned an MBA in Organizational Development, with the intent of being able to help organizations recognize and understand the importance of finding and retaining top talent. Outside of work, Amanda enjoys professional bodybuilding, writing, traveling and spending time with her family.

MICHELLE SOITO Director of Talent & Client Management

Michelle joined the Wejungo team after she retired from a fulfilling career in the US NAVY. Throughout her career Michelle has found herself a natural coach and mentor, enjoying helping people grow in their careers and become more successful. Michelle found her love for recruiting when she had the opportunity to help others enlist in the NAVY. Now Michelle spends her time recruiting Sales, Marketing and Operations talent for our clients across all industries. In her spare time Michelle enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and going on camping adventures!

ANNA MCGARRY Client & Talent Manager

Anna joined the Wejungo team as a Client & Talent Manager after a number of years in sales and management roles. Anna loves spending time cooking, hosting parties and spending time with her family.

AMELIA ANDERSON Talent Strategy Coordinator

Amelia joined Wejungo from the hospitality industry where she discovered her interest in promoting a healthy work environment for both employers and employees. Her BA in Communication allowed her to grow her skills and passion for excellent communication in all aspects of life. In her spare time, she enjoys being in the outdoors with her husband, whether on a trail, at the beach, or around the family bonfire.

KAYLA SCHABBING Talent Strategy Coordinator

Kayla joined Wejungo as a Talent Strategy Coordinator and supports our team and clients.  Kayla joined Wejungo after obtaining her B.A. in Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno. Prior to Wejungo, Kayla has experience as administrator and managerial associate in behavior management, assessing customers’ needs, implementing marketing activities, resource management and service quality across various environments. Through her personal and professional background she has found a passion for assessing the needs and wants of others and helping them obtain those goals. In her spare time she loves cooking, reading, going to live music shows and spending quality time with her friends and family.

NOOR IRFAN Talent Strategy Coordinator

Noor is a Talent Strategy Coordinator. Prior to joining Wejungo, Noor completed her MBA with a concentration in Leadership at Claremont Graduate University’s Drucker School of Management. Her interests were focused on learning more about and improving key business areas such as leadership and employee wellbeing which was complemented by her Organizational Psychology background with a British Master’s degree in Work Psychology and Business and a British Undergraduate degree in Psychology. Noor has previously worked within Fintech and recruiting, focused towards underserved communities and eager young professionals.
In her free time, Noor enjoys exploring and trying new things, being around friends and family, reading, gaming, and binging tv shows.

CRUZ GUDINO Recruiting Coordinator

Cruz is a Recruiting Coordinator for the executive search division where we specialize in Sales, Marketing, Operations and HR. Prior to Wejungo, Cruz completed her bachelor’s degree in Criminology and Justice studies with a minor in Spanish at California State University- San Marcos. Her interests are helping other people as well as making new connections everywhere she goes. In her spare time, Cruz enjoys spending time with all of her 12 siblings or reading a good book by the ocean. She also enjoys playing golf with her older brothers and tends to lose balls in the ponds more than once.