President & Chief Executive Officer
David Dourgarian, President & Chief Executive Officer
As CEO of TempWorks Software, David’s passion has been to partner with staffing agencies and help them mobilize to take their businesses to the next level. Every day, David and his team strive to transform their clients’ businesses through technological innovations and staffing industry knowledge. Over the last few years, he has strategically focused the product development roadmap to support the technology needs of large staffing agencies and to optimize staffing software tools for a mobile workforce.
Executive Vice President
Brett Cavanagh, Executive Vice President
Brett Cavanagh joined the TempWorks Software team in 2019, bringing more than 12 years of experience in staffing sales. As Executive Vice President, Brett draws from his background of strategic leadership and market analysis to build partnerships across the nation and deliver a superior client experience.
Chief Operating Officer
Mari Kautzman-Knoll, Chief Operating Officer
As COO, Mari’s superb organizational and communications skills help our technology, implementation, and payroll teams execute at peak performance. With dual degrees in math and accounting, Mari streamlined our tax and payroll processes before leading the highly successful conversion of a public bank’s payroll funding division to TempWorks.
Chief Information Officer
Kevin Prow, Chief Information Officer
Kevin joined the TempWorks team in 2004 as a support technician where he served until his deployment to Iraq and Kuwait in 2006. He re-joined TempWorks the following year as a product developer. Kevin played an instrumental role in implementing the company’s payroll funding division in 2009. He led the support team as Director of Support Services through 2016. Bringing his experience to our development team, Kevin led all development activities from 2016 through 2018. Now as the Chief Information Officer, Kevin leads the Information Technology team on matters of strategic planning, infrastructure, and information security.
Chief Technology Officer
Nate Ober, Chief Technology Officer
As Chief Technology Officer, Nate Ober brings more than 20 years of experience in development, architecture, and technology management to TempWorks Software. His expertise in implementing Scrum Agile practices, streamlining processes for development operations, and managing rapid technology growth helps deliver the staffing software tools our clients need to achieve their company expansion goals. He received his MBA in 2020 from the University of St. Thomas.
Chief People Officer
Taylor Lukin, Chief People Officer
Taylor Lukin has more than 12 years of experience in project management and leadership, primarily within the software industry. Her roles at TempWorks have included Director of Project Management and Director of Implementation Services, and in 2018 she became Vice President of Employee Development. She was named Chief People Officer in 2020 and serves as a strategist behind recruiting, developing, and retaining team members. Taylor works closely with each department to ensure that new employees receive the necessary onboarding and training tools to succeed and that current employees have access to appropriate resources and professional development opportunities.
Alisha Santoorjian Thunstrum
VP of Client Services
Alisha Santoorjian Thunstrum, VP of Client Services
Alisha Santoorjian Thunstrom is the Vice President of Client Services at TempWorks Software. Support has been Alisha’s specialty since her first day at TempWorks Software in 2011. She’s steadily climbed from support analyst to support supervisor, manager, director, and now vice president where she oversees support services. Alisha understands that the long-term success of clients depends on the investment of time and support to build true partnerships. She also leads the year-end team and manages sales and payroll tax changes throughout the year.