David Dourgarian, Chief Executive Officer
David joined TempWorks full-time in 2006 as a software implementer, and has served as president since 2008 and CEO since 2012. Two years into his tenure at TempWorks, David launched the company’s lauded payroll funding and processing divisions. He also engineered a landmark software partnership with Sterling National Bank in 2014.
Casey Kraus, Executive Vice President
Casey has a decade of experience at TempWorks Software, he has managed the sales and new business development teams since 2007. He focuses on customer service and client experience to assist both prospects and current clients in enhancing their partnerships with TempWorks Software. Throughout TempWorks and the staffing industry, Casey has been a strategic leader in developing growth solutions and delivering process-oriented leadership. To learn more about #ourtwstory and more about TempWorks executive leadership, check out Casey Kraus’s blog at www.caseykblog.com.
Mari Kautzman, Chief Operating Officer
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 arm to TempWorks. As COO, her superb organizational and communications skills help our development, implementation and sales teams execute at peak performance.
Paul Czywczynski, Chief Technology Officer
After a career as an internet security consultant and master software developer, Paul joined TempWorks to transform our offerings into an award-winning WPF suite. Paul previously led the MIS department of a large staffing company where he developed a first-generation suite of web-based staffing software solutions.
Maria Dourgarian, Chief Financial Officer
Before getting her start with TempWorks on the support desk, Maria attended school in Portugal and France. She has worked to develop the company’s second generation of payroll funding modules and today leads the rapidly growing payroll funding team. Outside of the office, Maria maintains balance in her life as a certified yoga instructor.
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. As CIO, Kevin now guides the development team through the software development cycle from start to finish and directs the scope, design, testing, release and maintenance of the entire product line.
Melanie Kramer, Vice President, Specialty Support
Melanie joined TempWorks in 2001 as an office manager and grew through nearly every support role TempWorks offers. As Vice President, Specialty Support, she manages a large staff of technical support specialists and serves on the front lines to address urgent client needs.
Susan Wurst, Vice President, Account Management
Susan’s staffing industry career includes 15 years at a global software firm where she oversaw implementation, sales and support. She spent four years at a national staffing firm and three years as human resources manager for a contract security company. Before joining TempWorks in 2012, she was actively involved in several hundred successful software implementations. Her operational experience and ability to see a challenge from all sides make her the ideal person to head up our Account Management team.
Alisha Santorrjian, Director of Support
Support has been Alisha’s specialty since her first day at TempWorks in 2011. She’s steadily climbed from Support Analyst to Support Supervisor, Manager and now Director. She understands that the long-term success of our clients depends on the investment of time and support to build true partnerships. Alisha holds a Bachelors in Business degree in accounting and also leads our year-end team and manages sales and payroll tax changes throughout the year.
Ali Virani, Vice President of Development Operations
A TempWorks veteran of 9+ years, Ali has been integral to the tech side of TempWorks through his roles as Senior Systems Analyst, VP of Data Migration, and VP of Implementation Services. Alongside Kevin Prow, Ali now oversees our talented team of software developers on enterprise and database development and bug fixes. He also directs report development. From 2013 to 2015, before rejoining TempWorks, Ali gained additional staffing industry experience as Senior Project Manager of an online recruitment firm and broadened his wheelhouse by managing implementations of large corporate financial systems.
Elizabeth James, Vice President Sales Operations
Elizabeth joined TempWorks in 2010 as a trainer following a four year stint in recruiting and account management for a national staffing firm. She advanced to sales in 2014 where she thrives on ensuring staffing companies flourish.
Rich Peterson, Regional Vice President, Sales
Working from Atlanta, Rich’s extensive professional history in sales and staffing software make him a patient, steady partner. He guides staffing companies of all sizes through the payroll funding and software solutions that best fit their needs.
Claudette Dunlap, Regional Vice President, Sales
Claudette joined TempWorks in 2012 after guiding hundreds of staffing companies through successful software implementations at several staffing software firms. In her spare time, Claudette is an accomplished orchestral pianist.