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Katie Jenkins Marketing Web Developer
Katie keeps the Wordpress wheels churning and has the unique job of helping translate between developers and marketers every day. She was attracted to the company by the longevity and loyalty of the team. The first thing she does when she gets to her desk is read theSkimm. When she’s not working she enjoys riding her bike and checking out the Des Moines restaurant scene.

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Eric Pecinovsky Director of Marketing

Eric’s role has transformed over the years, but his affinity for SEO and SEM, all things number and metrics-related, and constant need to test something new will never waiver. Eric prides himself on knowing “fun facts” on just about any topic thrown his way. You’ll most likely find him scrolling through one of dozens of open internet tabs whilst feasting on his latest ethnic microwavable meal.

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Jeremiah Labresh Front End Developer

He starts his day by reviewing code, drinking coffee, and working on the latest project to make the UX even better. He has been with the team for 3 years and was lured by chance to try new technologies. He’s so passionate about the product that he’s traveling to Washington, DC to train customers. When he’s not contemplating UX and raising kids (or chickens), he enjoys playing Destiny or the latest version of FIFA.

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Adam Brucker Director of Software Development

Adam’s been with the company for four years and was attracted to the autonomy. He was told to build a team and ‘make it work.’ One of his latest projects is getting Amazon Web Services online. When he’s not keeping the ClearanceJobs environment running, he enjoys playing Battlefield 4 and skateboarding with his son.

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Morgan Wheeler Marketing Manager

Morgan started with an internship in 2005 and hasn’t left since. Once described as the muscle of ClearanceJobs, she will lay the smack down on anyone who dares put a space in-between Clearance and Jobs. When she isn’t dreaming up puntastic copy for the next direct mail campaign, she’s at home with her husband, two daughters and furbaby.

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Joe Bejarno Quality Assurance Engineer

One of Joe's favorite things about the job is the ability to think outside of the box. He likes working with a small team that operates with a family feel and forward thinking ideas. Outside of the office he stays busy with his kids and a variety of athletic feats including golf, basketball, volleyball and slow pitch softball.

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Eric Junker Senior Software Engineer

Eric has been with ClearanceJobs for 9 years. He was referred to the company by a friend and likes being a part of a small team who makes a big impact. His favorite forum is Larcasts Discussions. He’s played through all of the levels of Monument Valley on iPad, and his favorite keyboard shortcut is Command+D, which deletes a line of text in his editor. “I like terse code.”

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Megan Scholten Associate Marketing Manager

Megan has been a part of the ClearanceJobs marketing team for just over two years. She is passionate about email marketing and hosting meaningful events. In her free time, she's can be found working on home improvement projects, going to Chick-Fil-A with her new husband, or playing with their Blue Heeler, Ripley. Almond-flavored cake is the way to her heart.

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Kasey Dings Associate Marketing Manager II
Kasey is our reporting ninja. In addition to managing lead gen, she leaves no rock unturned when compiling lists for the next campaign. And you should see her Excel spreadsheets – pure wizardry! When she isn’t number crunching, she’s likely recovering from the latest scare (happens daily, it’s too easy), making a strange sound or spending time with her family (consisting of more animals than humans.)

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Michelle Ehrich Senior Product Manager

Aside from being our ClearanceJobs know-it-all, Michelle is also the resident baker of the group. When she’s not putting out product fires or providing in-depth training to customers, she can be found on the softball field, cheering on the Iowa State Cyclones, whipping up her next confectionery creation or spending time with her puppies.

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Brett Trotter Software Engineer

He began working for ClearanceJobs because it was the right technology, with the right team, at the right time. He has been with the team for two years and enjoys the challenge and problem-solving nature of the work. His favorite forum is Reddit, he has too many favorite keyboard shortcuts to mention, and his favorite online game is Pacman.

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Stephanie Ramm General Manager

Stephanie has the distinction of being the first full-time Des Moines-based ClearanceJobs staff member. Hired in 2006 to manage the ClearanceJobs marketing, she’s dabbled in everything from event planning to marketing automation to sales training. As General Manager, some would consider her the “mom” of the company – just don’t ask her to do your laundry.

Favorite Magazine: The Week; Favorite TV Show: Walking Dead; Favorite Group: Avett Brothers; Favorite Podcast: Happier, with Gretchen Rubin

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Alex Samrov Software Engineer

Alex is one of the newest members of the ClearanceJobs team. He said he knew right away working for ClearanceJobs was the right thing to do. He enjoys the funny atmosphere and working with an ambitious team of the best developers. When he’s not programming, you can find him reading, playing soccer, or hiking. 

 

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Evan Lesser President

Evan is the Founder and President of ClearanceJobs.com. He started with DHI (formerly Dice Holdings) in 2004 after selling ClearanceJobs to this fine bunch of folks. When he’s not working, he’s usually spending time with his family, writing songs, playing games (PCMasterRace, of course), or daydreaming of travel to faraway lands.

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Troy Kerr Quality Assurance Analyst

Troy came to the ClearanceJobs team from Microsoft in Seattle. He was attracted to the company for the workshop vibe – dress as you are (no suits and ties for our developers!) and the puzzle solving nature of the work. Outside the office he enjoys gaming. Troy has a racing simulation gaming set up that leaves his coworkers highly jealous.

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Dan Schulz Data & Insights Manager

Dan has worked for the enterprise for two years, but he recently transitioned to specialize in analytics for ClearanceJobs.  When Dan is not writing queries or creating visualizations in Tableau, he is reading up on the history of science and pondering the most pressing issues like if no coffee escapes a thing’s grasp, is that thing a black hole?

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Lindy Kyzer Senior Editor
Lindy is the ClearanceJobs content maven. Prior to ClearanceJobs, she worked for the US Army, and still knows all the words to the Army song. When she’s not drinking wine at her desk, she’s chasing her three young children around the house.

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Jason Matteson Senior Software Engineer

Jason works out of the Denver office as a senior software engineer. He was attracted to the team by the new technologies and techniques he’s able to apply. The first thing he does when he gets to the office is grab a Chai tea, and when he’s not at work, you might find him playing Dungeons and Dragons.

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Alex Samrov Software Engineer

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What makes you proud to be part of the ClearanceJobs team?

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    “Working with Megan Conroy to help expand the Booz Allen account. We spent several hours working through the details. In the end, the client was satisfied, we expanded their annual spend and set great stepping stones for expansion in 2017.” - Michelle Ehrich, Sr. Product Manager
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    “When I saw the results of the Glint survey. Our scores came in about 14% points higher than the national average – very significant. Traits like empowerment; belonging; innovation, feedback and team were all very high. Breaking sales records is always great, but team harmony is even better, and we should all feel proud of these scores.” - Stephanie Benson, General Manager
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    “When Dan (Schulz) told me how pleasantly surprised he was about the level of support and assistance he got from the ClearanceJobs team when creating and releasing the new analytics processes.” - Eric Pecinovsky, Director of Marketing
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    “It's the best dev team I have ever worked on. With Jason (Matteson) and Alex (Samrov) here it feels even better.” - Adam Brucker, Director of Software Development
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    “Our reputation around the company. I love releasing new features/updates and hearing the positive feedback. And I love the excitement when someone gets to spin the prize wheel. None of that could be possible without everyone on the team.” - Morgan Wheeler, Marketing Manager
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    “Being at Army Ten Miler and meeting job seekers and people who had never heard of ClearanceJobs before. It was especially fun to see how lively our booth was compared to those around us. I also love seeing our ads in the metro, it’s cool to see them in person and catch people interacting with them.” - Megan Scholten, Associate Marketing Manager
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    “2016 has shown me that the family we choose and the family that chooses us can be more important than the family we are given. The ClearanceJobs team has been my second family and has been very supportive.” - Brett Trotter, Software Engineer
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    “The Intellisearch launch – Intellisearch and CAAT integration was a big and complex product and process. The joint teams tackled the Intellisearch launch, and we got the product out the door in late January which was good timing based on what was going on in the marketplace. Intellisearch was a huge win for the ClearanceJobs team, and we’ve seen renewal rates increase since its launch.” - Evan Lesser, President and Founder of ClearanceJobs
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    “One of the most regular comments from the ClearanceJobs sales team in 2016, was that ClearanceJobs is ‘easy to sell.’ That’s a huge achievement, and a hallmark of a solid product, effective marketing, smart sales training, and attentive sales empowerment.” - Evan Lesser, Mastermind of ClearanceJobs
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    “When ClearanceJobs was selected to be the first brand to move to AWS because we had a simple and clean architecture and also when we were one of the first brands to get all of our security issues resolved.” - Eric Junker, Senior Software Engineer
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    “Being a part of the Army Ten Miler; being able to meet candidates and some employers and seeing how all the pieces of ClearanceJobs come together was really amazing.” - Jeremiah LaBresh, Front End Developer
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    “When we were working on AWS we worked late nights and long hours and it was really stressful, but we worked well together and bonded over it.” - Joe Bejarno, Quality Assurance Engineer
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    “The first Glint survey came out pretty soon after I started and I was very impressed with CJ team results. It made me really proud to be a part of this team. I’m also proud of the fact that we make it a point to have open lines of communication between all of our departments.” - Katie Jenkins, Marketing Web Developer
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    “Being a part of the Meet the Team page on the ClearanceJobs site.” - Kasey Dings, Associate Marketing Manager II
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    “I am most proud of our testing effort on ClearanceJobs. We are light years ahead of our peers in regard to percentage of automated coverage (very high) and load testing efforts. Gives us a higher level of confidence in the quality of our product and that customers will not experience significant bugs or defects.” - Troy Kerr, Quality Assurance Analyst
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    “We had a lot of folks in new roles/with new workflows in 2016, and all of that moved forward without a hitch. It’s a pleasure to work in a team of folks who are so comfortable in their unique roles and responsibilities and are easily able to flex and adjust to get things done.” - Lindy Kyzer, Sr. Editor
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    “The level of technical knowledge everyone has and their level of excellence in everything they do.” - Jason Matteson, Sr. Software Engineer
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    “The CJ Analytics Release this year went really well. If CJ, as an organization didn't lay the ground work, it would not have been possible to develop the analytics.” - Dan Schulz, Data & Insights Manager
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    “I started working on CJ not so long time ago, first month was motivated. I had a chance to see how it's working from the inside, and take part in the working process. I'm excited to learn a new thing each day and be able to apply them to practical situations and problems.” - Alex Samrov, Software Engineer