- Workforce Optimization Director

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.

Jamesha Gilbert

Coordinator / Sourcer

Jamesha works as a Coordinator / Sourcer for TalentLogistiX and recently joined the company in May of 2022. In this role she works closely with the Recruiters to ensure that candidates have a smooth hiring process and client’s staffing needs are met. 

Prior to joining TalentLogistiX, she worked as Director of Operations for a homecare agency and had been in the healthcare industry for over 8 years. 

Jamesha moved to Indianapolis from her hometown in Kentucky 14 years ago. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her two small children, friends and family.