Leadership

Our team of recruiting experts is filled with people who know people.

Meet the TSG Leadership Team

We manage a group of nimble, tech-savvy recruiters with extensive experience placing candidates in positions they love and helping businesses source hard-to-find talent. Our leadership team is proud to receive regular recognition by our industry peers for setting a higher standard in recruiting by offering truly personalized service to all our clients and candidates.

SHAUN ENDERS
Managing Partner
Can you tell us a bit about yourself?

I am a married father of two and live in Carmel Valley. I grew up in the Pacific Northwest outside of Seattle and have lived in San Diego for close to two decades. I started my career in finance and I am fascinated by all kinds of business and industries. I am extremely passionate about the staffing industry and thrilled with the technological advancements made within our space. I enjoy snowboarding, golf and all things exercise.

How many years have you been with TSG?

13 Years

Where were you born and where did you grow up?

I was born in Washington State and grew up in both Alaska and Washington.

How long have you been in the recruiting industry?

19 years

What is an interesting fact that few people know about you?

My grandfather was at one time the oldest man to finish the Iditarod, I believe he was on the trail for over 25 days. It’s amazing and inspiring to me what resilience and a goal will do for you.

What is your favorite quote?

“To the world you may be just one person, but to one person, you may be the world.”

GENIA BELLACONIS
Managing Partner
Can you tell us a bit about yourself?

I come from a family of entrepreneurs and from a very young age I had a strong desire to run my own company. I started my career in accounting which provided a great foundation prior to launching Transition Staffing Group. I love this industry and after 15 years, I remain extremely passionate about our influence.

Outside of the office I love working out, going to the beach, snowboarding and spending time with my husband, daughter and son. And as an original Bostonian, I think you can probably guess…I love clam chowder.

Where were you born and where did you grow up?

I was born 20 minutes north of downtown Boston and I am passionate about all of my Boston sports teams. Go Patriots!

How long have you been in the recruiting industry?

15 years

What is your favorite aspect of being in the recruiting industry?

Knowing the impact we have on our business community and the incredible influence we have on the lives of our candidates. What we do every day, has ripple effects far beyond each placement we make.

How many years have you been with TSG?

13 Years

What is an interesting fact that few people know about you?

I grew up as a competitive cheerleader, I can still tumble and do a round off back handspring – even at my age.

What is your favorite quote?

“If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.”

JEFF PARKER
Division Manager – Office, Legal, HR
Can you tell us a bit about yourself?

I’m first and foremost a family guy. Aside from that I am competitive, sarcastic, I enjoy any sport, cooking, woodworking, drawing and spending time with my family. I’m very involved in my church (spending around 20 hours per week visiting members, working with our youth, speaking/teaching assignments and participating in various leadership meetings)

Where were you born and where did you grow up?

Born in New Orleans and raised in Germany from age 2-14 (Stuttgart, New Isenburg and Gravenbruch). Then moved to Lancaster and Quartz Hill for High School, moved to Seattle to attend University of Washington. I then moved to Los Angeles, Glendale, Studio City, Campo and finally settled in La Mesa. This is were I will end my mortal existence.

How long have you been in the recruiting industry?

Since 2010

What is your favorite aspect of being in the recruiting industry?

Working with people and creating win-win-win scenarios

What is an interesting fact that few people know about you?

I would prefer to speak in front of 50,000 people than in a 1-on-1 setting.

What is your favorite quote?

“It’s all good, right?” (i.e. there is a silver lining in every situation)

MICHELLE GAYTAN
Division Manager - Accounting, Finance
Can you tell us a bit about yourself?

I’m a daughter of immigrant parents (from Mexico) who by example taught me the value of hard work. I truly believe knowledge is power. My goal is to learn something new every day. I am passionate about women in business as well as coaching, developing and mentoring my team.  I pride myself on making my clients my top priority. Outside of the office, I enjoy working out, international travel and spending time with family and friends.

Where were you born and where did you grow up?

Los Angeles, CA

How long have you been in the recruiting industry?

I’ve been in the staffing industry for 15 years

What is your favorite aspect of being in the recruiting industry?

Developing long-term relationships and being a trusted partner to both my clients and candidates.

What is an interesting fact that few people know about you?

I actually find a political debate as exciting as a sporting event.

What is your favorite quote?

“Enjoy what you have, work for what you lack.”

KRISTEN EMERY
Operations Manager
Can you tell us a bit about yourself?

I am a wife, mother and Operations Manager extraordinaire. I find great satisfaction in the work I do professionally, and it is all for my family. My greatest joy is spending time with my family, working on home improvements and planning fun get-a-ways.

Where were you born and where did you grow up?

I was born in San Diego but as a child of a Navy fighter pilot, I moved around a bit in my youth, Texas, New Jersey, Virginia and even a little bit in Greece. I have been back in Southern California since my early teen years.

How long have you been in the recruiting industry?

Four years

What is your favorite aspect of being in the recruiting industry?

As the Operations Manager, I enjoy all aspects from supporting the internal team, to being a great resource for our candidates and clients. It’s a great feeling working with a team that has such an impact on one’s future, helping someone find the perfect role and our clients finding the perfect fit to their team.

How many years have you been with TSG?

Four years

What is an interesting fact that few people know about you?

I’m a voracious reader and love to draw and paint.

What is your favorite quote?

“Talent sets the floor, character sets the ceiling.” – Bill Belichick

Mission & Values

Every person’s life can be divided into two areas: professional and personal. At Transition Staffing Group, we are in a unique position to change the professional, which has a tremendous impact on the personal. Given this important responsibility, we raise the bar within our industry and continue to set an unparalleled standard.

Our values guide our actions and define who we are.

Passion

It’s not just a buzz word. It’s how we operate.

Integrity

We’re committed to being honest and ethical. Always.

Quality

Because we truly listen, we deliver exceptional results.

Excellence

Anything less than the best is simply not good enough.

Perseverance

We either find a way or make one.

Growth

Our candidates and employees pursue professional growth to
unlock greater potential.

Expert Advice + Information

Get Started Today

Contact us today to discuss your career goals or corporate staffing need. Our client services team will show you how Transition Staffing Group can help you or your business make
the best professional match.

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