Meet the TalentGuard Leadership Team

TalentGuard’s strategic leadership team has expertise in talent management and software. Our team recognizes the importance of building trust and is committed to working closely with you to provide you with leading solutions. Our team’s experience in global, high-impact technology and delivery are the foundation for our success — today and in the future. We are proud to employ a truly dedicated team of employees who have each embraced our values, commitment to success and respect.

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Linda Ginac

Chief Executive Officer / Chairwoman

Linda Ginac is a seasoned executive with a successful track record of bringing innovative technology to market.
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Frank Ginac

Chief Technology Officer 

Frank Ginac is the chief software architect of TalentGuard’s award-winning software suite and leads the team that develops the company’s innovative solutions.
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Pete Pearson

Chief Financial Officer

Pete is responsible for the company’s financial functions including finance, accounting, audit, tax, treasury and investor relations.
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Sam Gillen

Chief Revenue Officer

As chief revenue officer, Sam Gillen oversees TalentGuard’s sales, solution consultants, and sales enablement teams.
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Brian Hauf

Vice President of Customer Success

Brian Hauf leads TalentGuard’s customer success organization and is responsible for serving our customers in all post-sale engagements with TalentGuard.
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Dana Dohse

Vice President of Marketing

As VP Marketing Dana is responsible for TalentGuard’s global marketing strategy including brand management, pipeline creation, and customer experience.
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Strategic Advisory Board

The board is composed of accomplished industry leaders in the talent management space who will helping shape the company strategy and growth.

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Lisa Cannell

Managing Director of Executive Education and Lifelong Learning, University of Virginia Darden Graduate School of Business

Lisa Cannell is Managing Director of Executive Education and Lifelong Learning, University of Virginia Darden Graduate School of Business.
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Erin Hamrick

Founding Partner at Sterling James

Erin Hamrick has twenty years of experience as an executive search consultant and is currently a Founding Partner at Sterling James.
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Brent Rasmussen

CEO of Visibly

Brent Rasmussen is an accomplished executive and expert in business operations, human capital and talent management.
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William A. Schiemann, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer Metrus Group, Inc. and Metrus Institute

William A. Schiemann, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer
Metrus Group, Inc. and Metrus Institute

Bill Schiemann is Principal and CEO of Metrus Group, specializing in optimizing the impact of people in organizations to achieve great results.
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Marc Ugol

Executive Advisor at Challenger, Gray and Christmas

Marc Ugol is a nationally recognized leader in Global Human Capital Management and has led major corporate transformations as a consultant in professional services and private equity, and as the Chief Human Resources Officer for three Fortune 200 companies.
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Howard Zimmerman

Howard A. Zimmerman is co-founder of HAZ Consulting and was the Chief Operating Officer at Volt Workforce Solutions.
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