Put a face to the recruiter you're talking to.
Nick Gasparro // Co-Founder
I've been connecting people since '98, with a focus on talent management. It's not just my profession, it's my passion. I've been with Code since the beginning and never get nostalgic about working out of the addition in my house that doubled as our office and my cats bathroom.
Kevin Doran // Co-Founder
I helped start Code to create an organization that is engrained in the tech community and treats engineers as people, not candidates or numbers. I like meeting people at usergroups and hearing about the problems local tech companies are solving. I love my yellow lab and the Broncos.
Tara Stockton Brodene // Recruiter
Born in New Orleans, raised in Houston, at home in Colorado. Growing up in a family of engineers, I realized my heart was always in tech and have spent the last 4 years connecting great people with even greater companies. Everyday I come in with a full heart, happy to be able to offer quality of life through employment.
Bret Smith // Recruiter
I'm a problem solver at heart. While working as a Civil Engineer, I founded my first tech startup which eventually led me into technical recruiting. I'm lucky to get to work with the best and brightest developers in the state, and I'm fascinated by their work. Understanding our clients' needs and delivering excellent service is a passion.
Kelli Ward // Recruiter
I started my career in sales and ended up stumbling upon recruiting where I fell in love. There is nothing better than finding the right person and helping them land their dream job! I grew up in Cincinnati and have lived all over, but the mountains were calling my name and Denver is where my heart is. I'm a foodie at heart and have a big passion for traveling!
Taylor Hyman // Digital Media & Administrative Manager
I'm an Indiana grown girl with a love for the mountains! I've been working in digital media for the past 6 years and enjoy being a part of the Code Talent team. Everyone is passionate about their candidates and the local community. It's truly amazing to watch them hard at work each day.
Eric Hernandez // Co-Founder
When I was 11 years old I got my first computer. I never learned how to code. BUT, over my career I've had the opportunity to connect with excellent developers. As a Co-Founder at Code, I enjoy building teams and forming relationships.
Conor Swanson // Partner
Product guy and geek at heart. I love connecting great people and great companies. I'm a co-chair for Denver Startup Week, a Techstars Alum, and the Co-Founder of Three Cents (Product Hunt Winner). Previously, I helped build SafteyWeb, which was acquired by Experian. Amateur Dad and Lucky Husband.
Tyler Stapp // Recruiter
I've lived in Colorado my whole life and loved watching Denver, specifically our IT industry, grow. I wanted to be a part of the success, and here I am with six years of industry experience. Other than learning about new technologies and local companies, my first love is the World Champion Denver Broncos.
Riley Newman // Recruiter
I moved to Denver from Upstate NY and haven't looked back since. What I love about Code, and why I made the move here, is its involvement in the local startup and meetup communities. If you happen to find yourself at one of our meetups, I'll be there. Word to the wise: I will try to out-geek you if craft beer is in the conversation.
Julianne Hernandez // Manager of Operations
A Colorado native excited to be supporting the stellar Code Talent team through HR and payroll coordination. I am passionate about making an impact on both business operations and company culture by working with our recruiting team to ensure we are operating at peak efficiency.
Sophie // Food Focused
Mina // Noisemaker
Coors // Tennis Ball Expert
Cheeto // The Baby