Our Team & Culture
Get To Know Us!
Craig Boren is a Principal and Co-Founder of iBridge Solutions. He has 30+ years of professional experience with 24+ years in the IT Staffing Industry. Craig began his career working for Coopers & Lybrand specializing in Audit and Small Business Consulting. Craig has has a B.S. Degree in Accounting from Millikin University and earned his CPA license in the State of Missouri.
Craig grew up in a farming family which instilled in him the values of hard work, community, and integrity. He has been married for 25+ years to his wife, Dodie, and has 3 children that are all currently pursuing their college degrees. Craig has always been very involved in his community and his kid’s lives as a youth football, wrestling coach, booster club president, etc. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, and other outdoor activities.
John Hennessey is a Principal and Co-Founder of iBridge Solutions. He has 35+ years of professional experience with 24+ years in the IT Staffing Industry. John is a graduate of the University of Missouri and has an MBA from the University of Missouri – St. Louis.
Jasen is a 20+ year veteran of the St. Louis IT staffing world and a repeat member of the iBridge Solutions team. His background encompasses roles as a Technical Recruiter, Recruiting Manager, Account Manager and the last several years as a Managing Director. Although he will always be a Recruiter at heart, Jasen finds joy in creating cohesive, collaborative teams, removing obstacles to individual successes and working with the team to fine-tuning their craft.
Outside of work, Jasen is a Husband and Dad. If he‘s not running his son around to various activities, he’s probably bass fishing or hacking up a golf course somewhere.
Movies: Marvel comics-based movie and action flicks
Music: Blues, Soul and Old School Hip-hop
Games: Settlers of Cataan and numerous European strategy-based board games
Josh Young is a Senior Technical Recruiter and has been with iBridge Solutions since 2010. He has over 15 years of professional recruiting experience in the Saint Louis area and is dedicated to understanding the current job market, educating others on market trends, assessing each person’s best path to a successful career, and coaching them through the entire placement process and beyond. Josh grew up on a pig farm in Jonesburg, MO;where he still tries to visit as often as possible to help his dad with cutting down trees, building horse pastures, hunting, or simply enjoying the open country.
Josh is also known for his quick wit and intimidation on the volleyball court.
Nicole Carpenter is a Senior Account Executive and has been with iBridge Solutions since 2012. She has over 25 years of Technical Staffing experience as an Account Manager, all in St. Louis. Nicole has built a reputation as a trusted, intelligent, and customer service focused partner with her clients and consultants. She enjoys forging lasting friendships by taking the time to learn the personal side to every client team, client manager, and technologist she meets.
Nicole is a talented singer and dancer giving her the background to critically judge the judges on talent reality shows.
Anthony has been in the recruiting industry for over 12 years and joined the iBridge Solutions team in December of 2016. His approach has always been for the first conversation to be a proactive one about the goals and skills of individual candidates, rather than just running through a checklist of requirements for whichever positions happen to be hot that day. The result is a consultative, relationship-driven professional partnership that provides value to both active and passive candidates alike, as he monitors the market for opportunities that may provide individuals with better compensation, more convenient commutes, better work/life balance, or greater growth opportunities.
Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his wife, children, and other friends and family members, particularly if there’s a bonfire involved.
Podcasts: Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History, Waking Up, The Bill Simmons Podcast, Song Exploder, Origins, Techmeme Ride Home
Movies: Godfather I and II, Ghostbusters, Dead Poets Society, Scent of a Woman
Music: Big Bill Broonzy, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, The Who, Rage Against the Machine, Avett Brothers, Josh Ritter, Sturgill Simpson, NOFX
Shows: The Wire, South Park, Sopranos, PTI, Deadwood
Games: EA Sports, Shining Force, Heroes of Might and Magic, GTA
Heather has a diverse background in Accounting, Office Management, and HR, and has served in a number of different capacities at iBridge Solutions since joining the company 15+ years ago. Heather currently serves as iBridge’s Accounting Manager and is responsible for payroll processing, AP, AR and all other accounting related matters. Outside of work, she is a dedicated mother of 2 that enjoys spending time with her husband.
Alanna is a highly motivated business professional that brings more than 30 years of management, business administration, HR and accounting experience to the iBridge Solutions Office / HR Manager role. She joined the team in February 2018 and her ability to wear multiple hats (usually at the same time) brings a tremendous amount of order and structure to our fast-paced and ever evolving environment. Her eye towards organization brings great balance to our team of fast-moving Sales and Recruiting professionals.
When she is not at the office, she loves watching and supporting her two daughter’s Volleyball and competitive Cheerleading. She also enjoys gardening, the heat and beaches.
Movies: Steel Magnolias, Just Go With It and anything with Adam Sandler
Destination: Anywhere warm and on a beach
Food: Asian Cuisine and all potato dishes
Sarah is an experienced and highly motivated Technical Recruiter that has worked in the IT Staffing Industry for the last 5+ years. Sarah graduated from University of Central Missouri with her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology.
Nick is a talented hard working Technical Recruiter that joined iBridge in 2021. Nick was a D1 Scholarship Athlete in college wrestling at North Dakota State for 3 years. Nick graduated with his Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Missouri Baptist University. Nick happily married and proud father of 2 kids that is active in his children’s lives.
David joined the iBridge Solutions team in December 2018. He brought with him a strong work ethic and high motivated attitude to place the correct person in the correct seat. David takes pride in ensuring that he truly understands what the candidate is looking for and ensuring they fully understand the position before he submits them.
As a recruiter, he takes pride in ensuring that placements are a strong match for all parties. He finds there is nothing greater than finding opportunities for smart people to do awesome things, and it’s an amazing process that he feels lucky to be a part of.
Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his friends and family, especially his nieces and nephews.
Movies: The Bourne Everything
Shows: Judge Judy
Music: Hip Hop and R&B Flavor
Games: Not a fan of organized fun
Brandon is a talented hard working Technical Recruiter that joined iBridge in 2021. Brandon graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. Outside of work, Brandon enjoys spending time with family and friends.