MEET OUR RECRUITERS

 

Christopher DeLuca

Talent Acquisition Specialist

The best ability is availability.

 
Christopher joined Sun as a Talent Acquisition Specialist in September of 2019.  He earned his Bachelor's degree in Economics from Michigan State University (go green!).  Recruiting is especially rewarding to Chris because it empowers him to facilitate win-win situations that benefit both Sun as well as individuals joining the team.

While football consumes Chris' life from September until his fantasy football team is inevitably eliminated in the playoffs, his other hobbies include:  boxing, reading anything related to economics or philosophy, playing FIFA, and going on adventures with his dog.  When he's not in the office, Chris can be found volunteering at the boxing gym or at the nearest dog park with his Boxer, Brutus.
 

 

Victoria Cortright

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Life's a Garden, Dig It

 
Victoria joined Sun as a Talent Acquisition Specialist in July of 2018, with a background in technical recruiting and a passion for working with people to help them find a career that fits them.  She has always had an interest in Human Resources and is looking forward to working her way further into the field.

In her free time, Victoria enjoys spending time with her dog, Oz, going to concerts, adventuring around taking pictures with her camera, and binge watching Vanderpump Rules.
 

Mike McDermott

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Detroit Lions fan in search of a Super Bowl victory.

 
Mike joined Sun as a Talent Acquisition Specialist in January of 2019.  He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Communication from Wayne State University in 2011, and obtained his Master's degree in Human Resources Management from Walsh College in December of 2014.  He is very passionate about staffing and recruiting.  As a Recruiter, Mike finds it personally rewarding to be able to help candidates build a successful career of their own.

Cooking, his dog Jetta, listening to music on Spotify, movies, politics, sports and traveling are just some of what Mike enjoys.  He is a big fan of the University of Michigan football and basketball, Detroit Tigers baseball, Detroit Red Wings hockey, Detroit Pistons basketball and Detroit Lions football.
 

 

Nathan Russell

Talent Acquisition Specialist

"Response-Ability" is a way of thinking

 

Nathan joined Sun as a Talent Acquisition Specialist in May of 2019.  He is a retired US Army Staff Sergeant with a background in federal government/cooperate/entry level recruitment.  Nathan is a passionate and enthusiastic human resources professional with 15 years of military service.  Having years of senior-level management experience, he is a strategic thinking professional with a drive to enhance the company's effectiveness.  He is highly skilled at recruiting and graduated with high honors from the US Army Recruiting and Retention College.  Nathan also has numerous military awards including the Bronze Star Medal; Meritorious Service Medal (awarded twice); Army Achievement Medal (awarded four times); Army Commendation Medal (awarded five times); Nato Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Star; Parachutist Badge (Jump Wings) and a Combat Action Badge.

In his free time, Nathan enjoys reading and spending time with his children and family, but his passion is fitness.

 

 

Amanda Belen

Talent Acquisition Specialist

"I pretty much just do whatever Oprah tells me to."

 
Amanda joined Sun as a Talent Acquisition Specialist in October 2021.  Prior to Sun, she had a long history of working in the customer service field and always knew working in HR would be her perfect fit.  She loves meeting and getting to know people from all over the country, and is excited for the opportunity to do so every day!

In her spare time, Amanda enjoys hanging out with her dog, Baylor, boating, riding horses, and spending time with her friends and family.
 

 

Kasey Long

Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist

A smile is happiness you'll find right under your nose

 
Kasey joined Sun as a Talent Acquisition Specialist in July of 2019, and was promoted to a Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist in March of 2021.  She earned her Bachelor's degree at Oakland University with a focus in Human Resources Management and a minor in International Management.

Kasey is a music enthusiast who takes pride in taking care of her people.  As a passionate dog mom to her pups Niko and Maximus, she's a firm believer that there isn't much that a tail wag and a pair of puppy dog eyes can't fix.  Her hobbies include hammocking, rollerblading, and binge watching her favorite TV shows and movies.
 

 

Marissa Enciso

Team Leader, Onboarding 

Our Team's Social Media Guru & Interior Decorator

 

Marissa joined Sun as a Human Resources Coordinator in July of 2016.  She was promoted to a Senior HR Coordinator in August of 2018, promoted again to a Talent Underwriter in September of 2019, and most recently was promoted to Team Leader, Onboarding in July of 2021. Prior to Sun, she worked for 7 years in the retail industry, with 5 of those years in a management role. She gained an interest in HR for a better work-life balance, and is absolutely loving it!

In her free time, Marissa enjoys spending time with her husband, Matt, and their fluffy Maltese, Oliver, along with perfecting her calligraphy skills by handwriting and addressing wedding invites, place cards, signs, etc. She also enjoys doing Pinterest projects to sharpen her interior decorating abilities, shopping, going to concerts, and traveling.  

 

 

Mitchell James

Talent Acquisition Specialist   

With great power, comes great responsibility.

 

Mitchell joined Sun as a Talent Acquisition Specialist in March of 2021. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Human Resources from the University of Michigan.  Mitchell has a passion for helping others and is excited to help people find their perfect fit here at Sun.        

In his free time, Mitchell enjoys managing his baseball team and is also a personal trainer. 

 

 

Carly Frederickson

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you. 

 

Carly joined Sun as a Talent Acquisition Specialist in October 2021.  She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Communications from Grand Valley State University, and obtained her MBA - Human Resources from Saint Leo University.  Carly has experience working in the higher education and tech environments, and is very passionate about helping people reach their career goals!  Fun fact - Carly worked as a camp unit leader every summer throughout her college career, and to this day, loves camping and being outdoors.

Some of Carly's other hobbies include running and working out, hanging with her husband and dog, reading, doing anything outdoors, and watching sports.  Carly has spent most of her adult life in the South (Florida and South Carolina), but her Midwest roots have recently called her back to Michigan.    

 

 

Tara Hitchings

Team Leader, Talent Acquisition

7 Days Without Pizza Makes Her Weak...

 

Tara joined Sun as a Talent Acquisition Specialist in April of 2017.  In April 2018 she was promoted to a Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist, and in August 2019 she was promoted to a Team Leader, Talent Acquisition. She graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor's degree in Entrepreneurship. She loves helping people and is excited to be involved with helping others find their new career.

Tara loves puppies, and in her spare time, she enjoys watching sports, hanging with family, and traveling. 

 

Domenica LaMilza

Sr. Onboarding Coordinator

Ask - Believe - Receive!

Domenica joined Sun as a temporary Administrative Assistant in Social Responsibility and Marketing from October 2017 to April 2018, and returned as an Onboarding Coordinator in September of 2019. She was promoted to Sr. Onboarding Coordinator in July of 2021.  She earned her Bachelor's degree in Communication Studies and Event Management from Western Michigan University in 2016.

Any spare time Domenica has is spent with her adorable blue nose Pitbull, Stella.  Domenica is a community advocate for breed specific legislation and she has a passion for nursing animals, such as raccoons and squirrels, back to health.  Her eight nieces and nephews also keep her very busy as she maintains the reputation of "the cool aunt."

Sandra Djelosevic

Talent Underwriter

Eager to Learn; My Family is My #1 Priority

Sandra joined Sun as a Recruiting Assistant in September of 2019, and was promoted to a Talent Underwriter in April of 2021.  She is currently completing her Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Development at Oakland University.

Sandra was born and raised in Montenegro and moved to the United States 10 years ago.  She worked 5+ years as a PT assistant.  Wife to Anthony and mommy to a baby girl Olivia who she adores with her whole life.  Sandra is very passionate about anything job related and is always willing to learn more and expand her knowledge.  Her happy place is spending time with her family and anywhere near the beach.  Sandra enjoys spending every second with her loved ones, traveling, and enjoying life.

 

Leah Drew

Onboarding Coordinator

Claim it.  Speak into existence.  Pray on it & it's yours.

 

Leah joined Sun as an Onboarding Coordinator in October of 2019.  She earned her Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Development from Oakland University and is currently completing her MSA in Human Resources Administration - Management at Central Michigan University.

Leah is a member of a Divine 9 Greek Organization, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. that involves community service, an Advisor for the undergrad sorority and youth groups, and coaches two competitive cheer teams.  She has the ability to remain calm in a high pressure environment and has in insatiable desire to learn, demonstrated by her inquisitive and attentive nature.  One of her strongest abilities is to learn things quickly, with respect to systems and the technology side of things.

In her spare time, Leah enjoys shopping, going to music concerts, traveling, watching sports, and spending quality time with friends and family.

 

Kelli Kate

Talent Acquisition Specialist

In a world full of roses, be a sunflower

 

Kelli joined Sun as a temporary Talent Acquisition Specialist in March of 2020, and joined as a year-round team member in July of 2020.  Before joining Sun, Kelli was a full time floral and wedding designer, with a background in all things green.  Kelli has always had a passion for art, and now a new love as a recruiter.

Kelli is a Harry Potter enthusiast.  She enjoys spending most of her free time hanging out with her pup, Thomas.  Her hobbies include hammocking, traveling to music festivals, crafting and collecting succulents.

 

Justin Courtemanche

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

 

Justin joined Sun as a Facilities Attendant in August of 2019, and was promoted to a Talent Acquisition Specialist in September of 2020.  Before coming to Sun, Justin worked as an Events Coordinator in the recreation department for a city in Metro Detroit.  He also worked as a freelance writer, writing about things pertaining to sports and history.  Since joining the team at Sun, Justin has developed an interest in Human Resources and has since went back to school to obtain a degree in HR.

In December of 2018, Justin and his wife welcomed their first child, Thomas, into the world.  In his free time, Justin and his family enjoy trips up north, particularly Mackinac Island, exploring local hiking trails, and finding the best cider mills the state has to offer.  When Justin has a minute away from being husband and dad, he enjoys sports, craft beer, and reading (mostly about sports and craft beer).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shelby Miller

 Talent Acquisition Specialist

Dog Mom and Music Lover

 

Shelby joined Sun as a Talent Acquisition Specialist in October of 2020.  She earned her Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management and Marketing from Grand Valley State University.  She recently completed her certificate in Diversity and Inclusion from Cornell University.

In her free time, Shelby enjoys performing Improv, spending time with her rescue pups, attending concerts/events, and getting involved in the local community.

 

 

 

 

 

                   

 

Sarah Marble

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Family First, Dog Lover, and Outdoorswoman

 

Sarah joined Sun as a Talent Acquisition Specialist in October of 2020.  Though it was a crazy time in history to start a new job, she was excited to be part of an upbeat, dynamic, and employee-centric team.  As a Talent Acquisition Specialist, she strives to provide top-notch service to hiring managers, potential and current team members alike.  Prior to working at Sun, Sarah worked at a boutique executive recruiting firm in the Detroit area, a luxury resort in Boulder, and as a teacher in Kalamazoo.

Sarah is from small-town Northern Michigan and loves being on the lake.  Anytime the weather is above freezing, she looks to spend time outside.  Some of her favorite activities include camping, kayaking, hiking, dirt biking and simply sitting on the beach or around a campfire.

 

 

 

 

 

                   

 

 

Brooke Stewart

Talent Underwriter       

Be good to people for no reason. 

 

Brooke joined Sun as a Talent Underwriter in August of 2021.  She graduated from Davenport University in December of 2020 where she earned her Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management.  Brooke loves being able to help so many people on a daily basis, which is why she chose a career in HR.  She loves meeting and talking to new people, and is thrilled to help others become excited about their new career here at Sun!

In her free time, Brooke loves spending time with her husband and their golden retriever pup, Maddox.  She also spends a lot of her free weekends in Grand Rapids hanging out with her family and especially enjoys spending time with her two nieces.  Brooke is a huge dog lover, enjoys being outside as much as she possibly can, going to country music concerts, and hanging out with her friends.