Alfredo Ruiz | Director of Recruiting

Alfredo brings over 14 years of staffing industry experience and has held roles as a Recruiter, On Premise Manager, Branch Manager and Account Recruiting Manager. He has worked closely with various Manufacturing / Aerospace companies focusing on fulfillment of the following skill sets: Administrative, Accounting / Finance, Light Industrial, Program Management, Engineering, IT, and Aircraft Maintenance. Alfredo has also assisted in the building and development of recruiting teams and office personnel on recruitment strategies, best practices, new hire onboarding processes, payroll, and invoicing. He has earned a reputation with his previous employers as having a strong work ethic and being a high quality producer. Alfredo leads all will lead all hiring, training and development of the Recruiting staff and is responsible for all quality control, ongoing reporting, customer satisfaction and performance management. Alfredo works closely with business development leadership counterparts to ensure that as opportunities are identified, the resources are coordinated and delivered to meet customer expectations and internal delivery goals.

Gabby Gattuso | Delivery Manager

Gabby is a Delivery Manager that comes to Talentscale with over five years of Recruiting and Delivery Management experience in the staffing industry. She has worked on a wide range of skill sets including Social Media, IT, Cyber Security, C-Level positions, and now Aviation. She brings her specialty in overseeing large accounts and managing the overall delivery on those key accounts. Including recruiting, business operations, managing relationships, prioritizing, seeking feedback, ensuring highest level of customer service, and driving overall growth by implementing strategy and delivery plans. Gabby comes from an athletic background and is naturally competitive and passionate about meeting goals as well as Talentscale’s mission to serve Veterans.

Josh Poldrugo | Account Manager

Josh is an Aviation Recruiter with Talentscale. In this position, he identifies, interviews, selects and submits candidates for placement in client requisitions. Prior to his time as an Aviation Recruiter, he served Talentscale as a Sourcing Specialist. Josh comes from a military family, so he is naturally passionate about Talentscale’s mission to serve Veterans.

Alex Tway | Techincal Recruiter

Alex is a Technical Recruiter with TalentScale. Coming from a military background from the US Army where he was an Infantry Team Leader with the 101st Airborne Division. Alex’s career in the military led him to expanding his skills outside of the infantry where he was the School’s and Travel NCO. After leaving the Army, he found that finding a career outside of the military was difficult and adjusting to being a civilian was even harder. After trying out a few careers Alex found himself in the recruiting role at Talentscale helping veterans find career opportunities. His passion for helping others in this career field lets him strive everyday to help other veteran have a smooth path to new opportunities.

Dario Hernandez Jr. | Senior Techincal Recruiter

Dario is a Senior Technical Recruiter with Talentscale. He retired from the Marine Corps after 20 years of service. He spent his time as an Infantry platoon Sergeant where he ran a Tactical Recovery of Air Personal unit from CH46’s, CH53’S, and VM22s. While in service, he spent 13 years on recruiting duty where he finished up as a Master Sergeant. He was the Recruiter Instructor in charge of ensuring that all 80 recruiters in the command were trained in all aspects of recruiting and all 15 offices were on track with monthly and yearly missions.


Lorena Shives | Field Employee Agent

Lorena is a Field Employee Advocate and is here to assist with all our employees’ questions, concerns, and needs. She brings 9 years’ in supervisor experience and 5 years in office admiration. She has a background in building relationships with employees in multiple industries. She enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering as a coach in her children’s sports.

Nicholas Palombo | Accounting Associate

Nicholas Palombo is the Accounting Associate, operating under the VP of Finance and Enterprise Systems. In this role, Nic is responsible for the timeliness and accuracy of all ledger entries, ad hoc analyses, and weekly reports. Together with the Business Services team, Nic is instrumental in the development of 21st-century systems and processes. Prior to joining Talentscale, Nic served for seven years in the active-duty Army as a Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic. Stationed in both Fort Drum, NY and Fort Bliss, TX, he has served in various roles to include Shop Foreman, Senior Mechanic, Motor Sergeant, and Human Resources Specialist. Drawing on these experiences and his continued education in Business Administration, Nic possesses a degree of military and business acumen that will help propel Talentscale onto the cutting edge of staffing business intelligence.