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Jaynee Rehns

Managing Director of Business Development

Jaynee graduated from Fashion Institute with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Merchandising Management. In her early career she worked in various Sales and PR Roles; the skills used in those roles translated well to Business Development so she redirected her profession. Jaynee loves developing relationships and working with Technology, Lifestyle, Consumer and Fashion companies. She truly understands her clients’ needs and loves to take that passion and share it with the amazing talent we work with. She joins SourceLab Search with over six years of experience and is excited to influence the company’s success. Jaynee has two daughters that keep her busy and she hopes to show them that Girls/Women can do it all.

Stephenie Trepess

Director of Talent Strategy

Stephenie holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Savannah College of Art and Design. She has over a decade of experience recruiting for creative and digital marketing professionals. After having successfully worked with both small and large companies, she prides herself on her ability to understand her client and find the perfect match. Stephenie shines when it comes to recruiting in the creative marketing world, across the country.

Steve Fippinger

Director of Talent Strategy

Steve graduated from Colgate University with a Bachelor’s Degree in History. After changing career directions, he became an experienced Senior Recruiter in the Advertising and Marketing space. With over 25 years of experience placing candidates at all levels across the nation, Steve will help make Source Lab a driving force in the industry.

Brittany Sklar

Senior Recruiting Strategist

Brittany holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Pennsylvania State University. She began her career interning, where she learned the “ins and outs” of the digital recruiting world.  This internship sparked her passion for recruiting, networking, and researching, which in turn has led to her success in finding the best talent for our clients. Brittany is now a huge contributor to Source Lab.

Michael Engrassia

Associate Director of Talent Strategy

Mike Engrassia graduated from the University of Scranton with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management. He began his career at Enterprise Rent-A-Car where he worked for one year. He has over 5 years of full desk recruiting experience as well as managing multiple direct reports. Mike loves to build strong relationships with his candidates, clients, and colleagues. Outside of work, Mike loves sports, cooking, his peloton, and talking about the time he hit a hole in one.

Patrick Davey

Senior Recruiting Strategist

Patrick graduated from SUNY Geneseo with a Bachelors’s Degree in Geography and a minor in Political Science. Patrick started his career as a commercial real estate agent, representing some of the most well-known hospitality groups in New York City. Before moving into his current role, Patrick worked in Business Development, cultivating relationships and learning the ins and outs of the recruiting industry. In his free time, he is an avid golfer, concert-goer, and sports fan.

Nicole Klein

Senior Recruiting Strategist

Nicole graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Labor Employment Relations in May 2020. Before joining Source Lab and moving to NYC, Nicole spent six months at a staffing firm in Philadelphia where she was a part of the IT team. She is thrilled to be a part of the team and is enjoying developing her knowledge and expertise in the field. 

Andrea Forstadt

Recruiting Strategist

Andrea comes to Source Lab with an extensive band varied background in marketing and marketing communications  – both traditional and digital – and has held various roles in high-profile retail, fashion and beauty companies. She is also a contributing writer for the U.S.. Chamber of Commerce’s digital platform, CO—a resource for small business owners with actionable information and insights to help cultivate growth. Her resourcefulness, research-driven, in-depth approach and elevated attention to detail make her an asset to SourceLab.

Deirdre Paul

Recruiting Strategist

Deirdre attended SUNY Dutchess & SUNY Empire Majoring in both Human Resources & Human Services. Deirdre loves working with and being able to help & support her candidates to grow and succeed in all that they do. Deirdre is looking forward to learning the ins and outs of the Digital Marketing world and being part of such an amazing team! In her free time, she enjoys going to the gym, trying new restaurants & breweries, and finding new hiking places to adventure!

Alexandra Sofia

Recruiting Strategist

Ally Sofia is a Recruiting Strategist at SourceLab Search. Ally graduated with a degree in Advertising Management from Michigan State University. Ally began her career on the advertising agency side working on media planning, digital investment buying, and social activation. She decided to switch to the recruiting side of the industry as she began to appreciate the consistent hiring demand in the evolving media landscape, where she can now help others pursue their passions in the space. Ally is so excited to be with the SourceLab family!

Samantha Traum

Recruiting Strategist

Samantha Traum is a Recruiting Strategist at SourceLab Search. Samantha graduated from The University of Delaware in 2020 and received a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. She is always willing to help others and is excited to continue doing so at SourceLab. In her free time, Samantha enjoys reading and cooking. Samantha looks forward to being a great asset to the company!

Dawn Furey

Recruiting Strategist

Dawn holds an undergraduate degree from SUNY New Paltz and an Honors Graduate Certificate from Université de Paris, La Sorbonne. Dawn’s digital career goes back 20+ years to IBM, where she worked in corporate advertising. She has deep experience in content, strategy, branding, influencer marketing, social media, advertising, agency operations and new business development. Dawn is an expert at providing the framework to succeed in retaining and growing client business.

Julie Makley

Recruiting Strategist

Julie is a proud graduate of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and focused studies in Media Arts, Society, and Technology. Kick-starting her career as a Social Media Manager in the digital media and entertainment industries, Julie pivoted to recruiting when she relocated to NYC. Julie is dedicated to providing a genuine and holistic talent acquisition experience for candidates and clients alike and is happy to represent her fellow CP Mustangs in NYC.