The Leadpoint Support Team

our Founders

Frank Ramirez
President and CEO
In 1994, Frank founded Spartan Labor Services in Hillsboro, Oregon. After selling Spartan Labor he then moved to Arizona with his Wife, Diana, where he founded and later sold Employment 2000 in 1998, an internet job posting website. In 2000, Frank and Diana co-founded Leadpoint Business Services and is currently the CEO & President. Previous to his staffing industry experience, Frank worked as a statistical analyst and technical engineer at Weyerhaeuser Company in Washington State. He attended the University of Washington and is a Marine Corps veteran.
Diana Ramirez
Executive Vice President & Owner
Previous to founding Leadpoint, Diana was co-founder of Spartan Labor Services, a special needs educator, and a sales representative in the wine and jewelry business. She attended Orange Coast College in Orange, CA and holds several professional certifications (Certified Staffing Professional, ADP Payroll Specialist, I-9 compliance, ACA compliance). Diana co-founded Leadpoint Business Services in 2000 and currently is EVP, responsible for administration, compliance, and finance.

Executive Team Support

Paul Russo
Vice President, Human Resources and Administration
Paul has more than 20 years of experience in the human resources field driving achievement through strategic and tactical contributions. Paul began his career in the government sector where he developed an interest in human resources. Paul graduated from Wayland Baptist University with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Education/Human Services. He is certified through the American Staffing Association as a Certified Staffing Professional and his professional affiliations include the Society for Human Resource Management.
Laurie Querio
Manager, Payroll & Accounting
Laurie’s experience spans over 25 years in Human Resources over multiple geographic regions and industries. Laurie began her career with American Airlines as a trainer for customer service agents, with many aspects of HR, from Benefits Manger to Employment Manager. Laurie graduated from McConnell in Minneapolis MN with a Bachelor of Arts in Hotel Management. Laurie is certified through the American Staffing Association as a Certified Staffing Professional and thru ADP as a Certified Payroll Specialist and ADP Workforce Now Specialist.
Brian Haney
Vice President, Safety & Compliance
Brian brings over 20 years of Environmental, Health and Safety practice across multiple geographic regions and industries. Prior to joining Leadpoint, Brian worked in Regional and Corporate safety and environmental compliance roles in the recycling industry, as well as time as a Sr. EHS Consultant for a national consulting firm. Brian has a Bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University in Industrial Technology, focused on Manufacturing Technology and a Master’s degree from ASU in Hazardous Materials and Waste Management. Brian is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, SWANA, National Waste and Recycling Association, and is on the ANSI Z245 Standards Committee for the Waste and Recycling Industry.

Operations Excellence Team

Ted Horton
Vice President, Operational Excellence
Ted joined Leadpoint Business Services in June of 2016 as Vice President, Operational Excellence. Ted will focus on Leadpoint’s Performance Management Center with a particular focus on business processes and scale in our operations. Ted has nearly 20 years of experience leading large multi-site, publicly-traded manufacturing, distribution, and recycling organizations. Ted holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from Rutgers University, holds an MBA from world-renowned U.C. Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, and certified as a Lean Sigma Black Belt.
Todd Hubbard
Director, Business Development
Todd Brings 25 years of recycling industry expertise to the Leadership team. Todd acts as the primary customer interface within our targeted recycling industry customers. His understanding of waste operations is a large driver of the innovation Leadpoint brings to the marketplace. Todd has served as a Sales Director, Operation Manager, and General Manager in the Recycling Industry. Todd's primary focus is Business Development, Building and Engineering of recycling equipment, and Operations of Recycling Facilities. Todd holds a BS in Business from Washington State University.
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Saul Diaz
Director of Operations, High Performance Work Teams
Saul is responsible for the day to day operations of our workforce management and optimization teams. Saul has lead these operations for over 13 years. Through his deep industry knowledge and operational program management Saul has been key in the Sustained growth within the recycle industry program. Saul continues to manage Leadpoint’s Workforce Optimization Team in program implementations across the country. Saul’s Primary focus is Operations Management and Workforce Optimization of Recycling Facilities.

Sales Team

Pat Hudson
Vice President Sales & Marketing
Pat is a recognized leader within the staffing industry with over 15 years of industry leadership experience. Before moving to staffing in 2002, Pat spent 10 years in retail management and 4 years in the United States Navy. Pat's primary focus is on Sales Management, Marketing programs, Training processes for the organization. Pat is Certified in multiple professional sales, human resource and training programs as well as being Certified as a Contingent Workforce Professional through the Staffing Industry.
Carrie Galvan
National Sales Executive
Carrie comes to Leadpoint with over 15 years leadership experience focused on solution-oriented sales and operations. Her strength is in her ability to communicate with the customers at all level of the production chain. Carrie has a strong background in problem solving leadership within production environments. She has notable experience as a regional manager in recycle plant operations and this unique background places her as an ally that can bring value to companies looking to improve productivity and efficiency. Carrie shares the Leadpoint passion to give our customers the competitive edge in their markets with innovation and process improvement strategies supporting stronger work-team solutions.

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