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Team

Lisa Hall

Co-Founder

Karen Simon

Senior Director of Talent Acquisition

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Lisa Hall

Co-Founder

Mark Hall

Founder & President

Mark serves as Founder and President of PinPoint Resources, ITC, TechTrades and TalentLogistiX since their creation in 1993. Drawing on 30 years and over 100,000 hours of workforce solutions experience, Hall’s companies have employed over 50,000 individuals and completed hundreds of thousands of engagements. Hall was recently featured in the industry expert film “The Art of Recruiting”.

Drawing upon 30 years of experience in workforce solutions, skilled trades, technology and recruitment sectors, Hall’s primary focus is developing the company’s business strategies and ensuring impeccable service delivery. Hall created these companies to provide the marketplace with much needed workforce solutions partners that operate on the time-honored principles of honesty, community service, integrity, trust and accountability.

As part of his community service, Hall serves as board member and facilitator for Truth@Work, an organization of Christian business owners and leaders; serves as board member of Freedom International Ministries a 501C3 delivering Christian education to children in the Dominican Republic and speaks on marketplace ministries and living your faith at work. Hall is active in his churches music, drama and teaching ministries. In 2013 Hall launched a corporate initiative to feed 5000 families a week.

Born and raised in the Midwest, Hall lives in Noblesville, Indiana, is married to his high school sweetheart, Lisa. Together they raise Australian Shepherds have three daughters and spoil five grandchildren.

Bob Keck

Vice President of Operations

Bob is our Vice President of Operations. His primary focus areas are finance, operations, and facilities. Continuous improvement, people development, process development and cost management are the how.  

Prior to joining TLX in mid 2021, he held various Operational and Development senior leadership roles in the Central Indiana region. Previous roles included VP of Operations at Duramark, VP of Operations at tech startup – Yikes, VP of Development at Defenders (Now owned by ADT), Owner and CEO of Wonderware Central, and other senior leadership roles at Best Access Systems and Integrator.com

He is a Purdue graduate.  And is proud that his 2 children also have degrees from Purdue.  Bob has been married to his wife, Beth since 1990.

He lives on a large family-owned farm just north of Noblesville.  His parents and sister’s family also live on the property.  Bob raises bees and makes his own wine and cider.

Working with people where trust is more important than politics, truth is the basis of communication, and hard work is expected, is what drives him.

Shawn Zeeshan

Finance and Operations Manager

Shawn joined the TLX team in May 2021 and serves as Finance and Operations Manager, and also has responsibilities of overseeing the Payroll for TalentLogistiX, PinPoint Resources, TechTrades and Talent 360.

Shawn Zeeshan is a career Financial Management Professional and Entrepreneur, with more than 19 years of Finance Management (CFO Services) and Business Operations Management experience in different industries including Hospitality Management, Construction, Auto Sales, Auto Repair, I.T, Import & Export, Wholesale Garment, Transportation and Now Staffing. 

Coming from a diversified background as first-generation immigrant, he founded and ran five successful companies in Delaware, relocating to Indiana in 2016. He can speak four languages.

He has a Master’s degree in Business Administration with Specialization in Finance and Marketing Management. He also has worked as missionary Pastor, trained and graduated from Livet’s Ord (Word of Life Bible Center) Uppsala, Sweden. He is Certified Pro-Advisor in QuickBooks. He has Completed Strategic Training for Exceptional Performance (S.T.E.P.) from World’s largest Hospitality Group “Wyndham Hotel Group” essential for General Managers and Owners. He is trained Medical and Legal Interpreter. He also has EFIN and PTIN from IRS to serve as Tax practitioner.

Shawn has significantly improved the Payroll and Finance Processes, that successfully improved the speed and accountability factor. Shawn has developed and added different steps to the process to make Payroll Processes and Finance more transparent.

Shawn has been married for more thank 17 Years to Shaista and has three Children Oreem, Emmanuel and Daniel.

Shawn spends his free time with family, he loves photography and gardening.

Kaitlin Horn

Recruiter

Kaitlin joined TalentLogistiX a little less than a year ago on our Staffing side as a Recruiter. She has been in the recruiting industry for the past 6 years. Her experience in recruiting has included: call center and admin, production/manufacturing, IT, corporate and now skilled trades.

Kaitlin grew up in the Indianapolis area and has resided here ever since. She has a Bachelors Degree in Human Resource Management, which is what really got her interested in the recruiting world.

In her off time, she enjoys spending time with her son Liam, who’s most favorite pastime is the pool on a warm day or a (not so quick) trip to Target.

Brooke Downhour

Recruiter

Brooke works as a Staffing Client Coordinator for TalentLogistiX and has been with the company since October of 2021. In this role she works with clients to fill their staffing needs, as well as schedules and coordinates candidates thru the new hire process. 

Prior to joining TalentLogistiX, she worked as a customer care associate for a mechanical contracting company working with builders to manage warranty repairs for plumbing and HVAC. 

Brooke’s primary focus is client fulfillment and satisfaction, which she helps achieve with her almost 10 years of experience in the customer service field.

Jena Toney

Recruiter

Jena Toney joined TalentLogisticX in November 2021 as a recruiter. Before becoming a full-time recruiter, she was an HR manager for an RV company, which helps with recruiting on the manufacturing side of TLX accounts. 

Jena, originally from Goshen IN, made her way to Indianapolis in 2009 when she attended college at the University of Indianapolis. She graduated in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. 

Jena is a mother of one boy- Kamdyn and a dog- Simba. They enjoy being outside and going for walks. Jena enjoys spending time with her family and friends, watching Kamdyn play all the sports, BBQs, and all the lake and pool days. 

The way to Jena’s heart is all things wine/champagne, Mexican food, and queso!

Karen VanderWal

Sr. Business Development Rep.

Karen serves as the Workforce Optimization Director for TechTrades. Before getting into the staffing industry, Karen was the Vice-President of Workforce Development for Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) for 25 years. At TechTrades, Karen’s focus is on sales and customer service.

Karen has always been very active in the construction industry, participating in many associations and events within the industry. Karen believes that remaining on the cutting edge of new advances and new initiatives is imperative for our success.

Karen graduated from Indiana University with a BS degree in secondary education. She is also a certified master trainer and an accredited site visitor through the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) and has served on numerous boards and committees within the industry over the years

Karen has been married for over 25 years to Jeff and has three children – Seth, Caleb and Audrey, 2 grandchildren – Josephine and Jordan and 2 very spoiled dogs – Malcolm and Rocky. She spends most of her free time with her family, enjoying their competitive sports programs or just enjoying a quiet evening at home playing cards with the gang or relaxing on the deck. Karen also enjoys gardening, cooking, boating and the beach.

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