Barbara Dettman Fleming, founder, president and CEO of Consultis, attended Drake University in Iowa. The IT staffing and professional services and IT staffing industries are part of her DNA: In 1946, Fleming’s father became one of the staffing industry’s earliest pioneers by founding City Car Unloaders, a temporary help business in Chicago. Carrying on her family tradition of industry leadership, Fleming founded Consultis in 1984 and opened its first office in Houston. Under her management, Consultis has become an IT staffing and professional services leader.
Jeff received his Bachelor of Arts in economics from Southern Methodist University. He started with Consultis in 1992 as an account executive in Dallas, before serving as its branch manager and then assuming the role of regional manager for the entire state of Texas. Jeff was promoted to his current role as vice president of branch operations in 1995. Our clients benefit from his savvy skills at efficiently running all Consultis affiliate IT staffing offices.
Jamie has been a member of the Consultis team for nearly 30 years. She combines industry knowledge with a talent for using innovative digital strategy to fill the sales pipeline. If you want to know why the management team calls themselves “FISH,” Jamie’s the answer. She established the Consultis FISH brand, which stands for FUN | INNOVATIVE | SAVVY | HARDWORKING. Jamie is also the Consultis chief motivational officer, and is known as “TriggerFISH.” Our clients benefit from her nationwide marketing efforts.
Bob received an MBA degree from Purdue University in 1985 and a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Ohio State University. He’s been a Certified Public Accountant since 1979. Bob has worked for companies ranging from Arthur Andersen & Co., to Ryder System, Inc. and Lease America Services, Inc. He joined Consultis as CFO in 1997. Our clients benefit from his company-wide financial oversight includes company back office support functions.
Mike holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida. He began with a career in law enforcement, working as an officer for the State of Florida. Mike transitioned to the recruiting industry in 1996. He has worked with Consultis since 2001, building recruiting delivery teams in the North, Central and South Florida regions. Mike’s background and leadership skills guide the company’s continuous quest for best practices in candidate and client relationship development. Our clients benefit from his approach to strategies that attract and acquire the technical talent and executive resources to achieve their goals.
Maria started as the Administrative Assistant for Consultis’ Boca Raton branch, then moved into the Payroll Administrator role at corporate headquarters. She has enjoyed her 23 years at Consultis. She enjoys what she does, yet finds it interesting and at times challenging. She does take pride in assisting everyone on the Consultis team. She has been living in Florida most of her life – you might say she is a “Floridian.” Her family moved to Boca Raton from New York when she was a child. She is currently living in Delray Beach with her wonderful husband, Luis, of 23 years. They enjoy traveling and spending time with their four grandkids.
Meet the Fish
Alexa is the Computer Science student turned Technical Recruiter on the team who genuinely enjoys learning the stories behind the individuals she works with. She earned her fish name due to her replacement of Monster Energy Drink instead of coffee in the mornings. She is based out of our Orlando office and serves candidates and clients in the surrounding areas. Alexa loves being able to work with candidates to find the best match, not only for today, but for their long-term career, all while learning more about an industry she is passionate about. While not recruiting, you can find her mountain-biking or at the beach!
Business Development Representative
Amanda grew up in Florida playing volleyball and has always had a passion for old cars. In 2001 she began a career in real estate. After the industry became heavily strained in 2009, she made a career move to Project/Account Management and is now swimming in the pond at Consultis. While extremely energetic and always having fun, her true dedication to helping people and always her number one priority. Amanda choose her FSIH name because she admires the dynamic art of Wing Chun Kung Fu, largely for their core principles of efficiency, structure, and effortless delivery.
Business Development Representative
From Central Florida, Amber received a Bachelor’s from Florida Southern College and went on to receive a Master’s in Organizational Leadership from Southwestern College. Amber began her career in sales when she was just 16 years old and for the past few years she has focused on Technical sales. Her fish name is Amberjack, since Amberjack fish are known for not being shy or picky and are strong fighters with great endurance. When Amber is not hanging out with friends, she is usually doing something creative like trying out new recipes, working on a projects around the house, or quilting a blanket.
Business Development Representative
Ashley grew up in the small town of Bowie, TX. After graduating from University of North Texas with a B.A. in General Studies (Marketing, Psychology, English). She started her sales career in the Digital Marketing industry and eventually began her venture into the staffing world in 2012. Since then, she has worked in various staffing industries including, light industrial, construction, customer Service, administrative and IT all throughout Texas. Ashley has finally found her niche in IT staffing and technical recruitment in Texas. She is a welcome addition to our Consultis team here in San Antonio! Did we mention her fish name is SingerFISH? Ask her why!
Business Development, South Florida
Competing his entire life in sports, from tee-ball to college football, Cletus has developed a killer attitude defined by hard work, getting results, and going above and beyond to help others. After spending several years consulting in the areas of outsourced IT services and cloud solutions, he transitioned to the staffing industry with Consultis, matching exceptional technical talent and workforce solutions with top South Florida companies.
Dainiz is a people person at heart, with a competitive nature; she will eat the competition right out of the water. Dainiz is an experienced recruiter in South Florida. She started her career as an Executive Recruiter and has experience in Healthcare, Accounting/Finance, and Technology. She has worked with various clients from gaming startups to national healthcare organizations and has enjoyed learning about the unique needs of every industry. She is lucky enough to have found a rewarding career in recruiting where she can help connect talented people with exceptional companies!
Dana grew up in Florida playing Junior Olympic Fast Pitch Softball. She started the first four years of her career as an on-air personality named Dancin’ Dana, and then became a Marketing Manager working for Miller Brewing Company. She fell into staffing in 2008, and jumped in the Consultis pond in 2016. She has a fun & energetic personality, and is often heard rapping and dancing in our office. She’s known as DancingFish at Consultis.
Dean is currently that Branch Manager for our San Antonio and Texas region. Dean was a SR Account Executive for the past 18 years with Consultis and prides himself the continued growth of the San Antonio and Texas market. His commitment and passion for working with clients to develop staffing solutions drives him each day and has led to many long-term business relationships in the Texas market. Dean’s focus on identifying the issues that clients are facing and his ability to blend Consultis recruiting processes with those of the clients has allowed him to continue to grow the San Antonio market and provide the successful staffing solutions his clients are looking for. When Dean isn’t in the office, you can find him at any number of high school sporting events, cheering and watching his two children compete for their respective teams, fishing along the Texas Gulf coast or putting together a damn nice crawfish boil for friends and family.
Originally from Midland, Texas, Elizabeth has been in Dallas since 1975. Her first job was with Mulberry Square Productions as a Production Assistant, and later went into media sales and sold radio and TV airtime as a national media rep for nine years. Her most rewarding job came next: as mother to two children, Melissa and Justin. She later joined a software development/professional services firm, Systemware, Inc., where she was introduced to Technical Recruiting. After an 11-year tenure with Systemware, and a flick of the tail fin, this ParrotFish finally made it home to Consultis!
Ivy takes aim and hits the bullseye! She develops new business for Consultis and her talent lies in identifying excellence. She has been in recruiting and sales since 2005. Utilizing her recruiting background and applying it to business development gives her a very well rounded approach with her clients. She jumped in to the pond in 2016 and loves it! When she isn’t working, you can find her performing on stage in community theater productions around San Antonio.
Jamie thrives on working with clients to provide creative solutions to their technology needs. He began his IT career as a mainframe programmer (yes, mainframe – BAL no less!). After working as a consultant, he moved into an Account Manager role in 1997 where he has been ever since. Jamie is known for being a hunter who loves to identify new client challenges and especially enjoys networking. In his non-working time, he enjoys playing competitive modified-pitch softball and the occasional pickup basketball game along with spending time with his wife, four children, and four step-children (remember the show eight is enough? It is!). Jamie chose the name LionFish because the lionfish, itself, is a very adaptable fish, and a lion is aggressive and protective, but also has a cuddly side, which comes in handy when switching from work to a wife and eight kids.
Growing up as a three sport athlete with 2 brothers, Jason has instilled a competitive nature since the day he could walk. He is an Ohio native who graduated from Ohio University. After receiving his degree, he began his career in Logistics Management for a little over 3 years. He recently just moved here to Florida residing in beautiful St. Petersburg. Jason is a fitness junkie, and sports enthusiast especially when it comes to his Ohio State Buckeyes and Cleveland Cavaliers. He is a self-driven individual who has a passion for building strong relationships and enjoys working in a team-oriented environment. Jason is looking forward to meeting Tampa IT Talent and working with them on their IT careers. Even though he is not use to being around a large body of water, he plans to swim fast with the rest of the FISH and be the best in Tampa for technical recruitment.
Jessica obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Health Science from Armstrong State University, where she was also a 4-year collegiate volleyball player. After receiving her degree, she worked as a Placement Consultant for travel nurses in Boca Raton, FL. After a year, she went back to school to obtain her Master’s in Health Administration and coach her collegiate team. She came onboard to Consultis in May of 2017. She has a passion for working hard and is excited to see where her future with Consultis will take her! In her free time, you can find her in the gym or on the water, like a true Floridian!
Judi started her career in New Jersey with AT&T after graduating from Rutgers. She transferred with AT&T to Florida and was involved in the staffing of a 500-seat call center. After many years with AT&T, she joined a Medical Staffing company. She wanted to expand her recruiting career into IT, and has been recruiting technical talent for 15 years. She chose her CashFISH name because she loves her job and loves making money!
Kevin began his career in the recruiting industry just a few weeks before graduating from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management. Kevin enjoys building strong relationships with individuals and finding ways to be a valuable resource to them, either by assisting them with their career progression or being a source of market information. When Kevin is not getting scrappy connecting with as many people as he can, you will probably find him training in the boxing gym.
Kristi Shockey began her career in management at a very young age. As a single Mother to one daughter, Venessa Nunez of Katy, TX, she was motivated to move up the ranks in management in order to provide for her family. Through years of hard work, and dedication in various industries, she decided to combine her vast industry knowledge, management skills and people skills to become a recruiter in 2007. She brings 7 years of full cycle, multi market recruiting experience to Consultis. Kristi has a great passion for helping others, volunteering her time in her community and spending quality time with family. Her outgoing personality and lack of meeting a stranger truly qualifies her to be known as “Butterfly Fish.”
Kyle has a work hard, play hard mentality. He enjoys slaying requirements, and slaying fish on his free time. While in his last semester of university completing his double Bachelor’s degree in 2011, he started his career in Technical Recruiting. His primary focus has been networking with top technical candidates and companies, becoming well versed in all technologies, and being a subject matter expert for people when it comes to career advice/transition in South Florida. With his extensive experience in external and internal recruiting, he has a knack for finding different ways to help candidates find their dream job and helping employers find their dream candidate!
Business Development Representative
Lauren started out as a Technical Recruiter with Consultis and is now a Business Development Representative for our Orlando branch. She jumped in our tank 3 years ago and is swimming to success! Born and raised in Baltimore, she comes from an artistic background, bringing fun and innovative ideas to our team. Lauren aka “FitFish” is flexing her muscles in the Central Florida market helping our clients with exceptional IT Talent. She looks forward to her continued growth with Consultis and being that go-to solution provider for all of her clients.
Matt has worked in the Information Technology business for over 18 years and his passion for tech extends back to his high school days, where an amazing teacher introduced him to the wonders of Turbo Pascal. After writing a program that played the Star Wars theme song, he was hooked. Many years later, Matt has worked as a Systems Engineer, Infrastructure Solutions Consultant, Internal IT Manager, a Technical Recruiter, and, for the last five years, has led high performance recruiting teams focused on delivering high quality candidates quickly and efficiently at all levels within the IT organization from High End Consultants and Chief Information Officers to Help Desk Associates.
Mike is a Florida native with a Bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and an expertise within the IT Infrastructure and Security arena. Over the past decade he has continued to develop and fine-tune his concentration, helping to establish himself as a go-to-guy for Network, Systems, and Security Specialists technical jobs in Tampa. As well as interested in gaining local market knowledge and advancing their IT careers. Likewise- Mike, having been tried time and again, has earned the confidence of many Tampa Bay employers. Trusting in his integrity, these companies often look to him first when seeking to acquire top IT talent, niche, or even sub-niche SMEs.
Technical Recruiting Manager
Nathan is the Technical Recruiting Manager for the San Antonio office. He has over 10 years of staffing industry experience, and has a diehard passion for IT! It is his focus to help the recruiting staff stay motivated and reach their goals. Outside of work, you can find him building his own PCs, servers, and networking his house to IoT devices. Of course, this is when he is not on Dad duty, entertaining his two boys!
After receiving her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida (Go Gators), Starr began her professional career in sales as a secondary thought to becoming an educator. By an act of fate, she was hired by Consultis in December of 2010 and began to hone in on her desire to make a difference in other people’s lives through a different approach: career counseling. She swam her way up from a Sourcing Recruiter role to the top of the ship where she is now the Branch Manager of the Tampa office. When she’s not mentoring, strategizing, and steering the overall direction of the Tampa tank, she is quite literally steering her own boat in the Bay area with her husband and two boys!