Julie Courtney is the Founder and President of VeriCour, a Denver-based Information Technology Professional Services company, focused on the recruitment and placement of IT professionals. Julie has eighteen years of experience working in the Information Technology services arena providing IT solutions and resources for both corporate and government entities. She is well versed in understanding a client’s complex IT needs and determining how to help them.
Julie is committed to providing quality and customer service to her clients and IT professionals seeking opportunities. She is very involved within the Colorado IT community including being a Board Member at KidsTek, chairing numerous committees for local IT associations and being a member of the global Entrepreneur Organization’s Colorado Chapter. Her time and commitment have been recognized as the recipient of the CTA Champion of the Year Apex Award and KidsTek Volunteer of the Year Award, and she continues to be an advocate to grow the IT community in Colorado. Julie is a proud graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder’s Leeds School of Business.
Vice President of Talent Acquisition
Gail Eddy is a talented technical recruiting leader with exceptionally strong full life-cycle recruiting skills with strengths in both front-end sourcing and back-end negotiation & closing of offers. She has a successful track record of creating and executing talent acquisition strategies by developing client relationships, understanding business needs and developing recruiting plans to deliver IT recruiting services.
Gail has a nearly 8 year tenure at VeriCour and is currently the VP of Talent Acquisition where she performs dual roles as team lead and senior full lifecycle recruiter. She focuses on contract, contract-to-hire and permanent assignments. Gail is recognized within our organization as a top producer who can fill the most ‘hard to fill’ roles under tight deadlines. She is skilled at developing solid relationships and providing first class customer service to both clients and candidates by understanding and interpreting their technical needs and qualifications. She handles a high volume of technical requirements using standard and creative recruiting techniques including networking, referrals, Internet & Boolean searches, job boards, effective job postings, social networking sites, job fairs and our applicant tracking system in order to respond to client’s open requirements with the appropriately skilled, technical resources within tight delivery timeframes.
Gail is extremely hard working and highly values being a productive and collaborative member of an efficient team. Prior to VeriCour, Gail held roles of increasing responsibility at AT&T Wireless over a 14-year period. She is a Colorado native and holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Colorado State University.
Senior Technical Recruiter
Shannon Kraai is an experienced, well-connected Information Technology Recruiting professional with powerful listening and communication skills with an innate ability to build strong relationships with candidates in the IT field. She has extensive expertise in sourcing, selection, behavioral interviewing and relationship management with over 3 years in the IT realm and over 8 years in recruiting.
Shannon is highly skilled in analyzing job requirements to fully understand a client’s specific needs and develop recruiting plans to meet client’s explicit requirements. She can also identify and source top candidates through resume analysis and is knowledgeable in working the full recruiting lifecycle.
Shannon is a Colorado native with a Bachelor’s Degree from Colorado Christian University.
Senior Business Development Manager
Lisa Boyer is an accomplished Business Development Professional with deep experience within…
Lisa Boyer is an accomplished Business Development Professional with deep experience within the Information Technology industry in Denver. She has been responsible for delivering a wide array of technology solutions to clients of all sizes across various industries. Lisa is passionate about technology sales, new account development, IT consulting & professional services and is committed to providing a high standard of customer service to her clients and delivery teams. She has an entrepreneurial spirit and is engaged with a number of local IT organizations.
Lisa possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Rhetoric Communications from the University of Oregon and loves the Colorado outdoors including hiking, skiing and hanging out with her son.
Technical Recruiting Sourcer
Nicolette Stock is a personable, detailed and creative Technical Recruiting Sourcer for VeriCour. Nicolette has a combined 5+ years of experience in Human Resources and Recruiting across industries to include, but not limited to, telecommunications, software, media & entertainment, oil & gas, banking, government as well as education. She is well versed in understanding clients’ unique hiring needs and matching them with quality candidates.
Nicolette has a unique understanding of the Denver landscape and community at large as a Colorado native and member of the Junior League of Denver’s Community Council. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Colorado State University.
Birgit Trinkwalter is a results-driven Operations Leader with a proven track record of quantifiable improvements across multiple industries spanning over fifteen years. She possesses a keen eye for implementing process improvement, resulting in operational efficiencies, in the areas of Accounting, Payroll, Data Storage and Human Resources.
Birgit affords company leadership the freedom to focus on core responsibilities by taking point on a myriad of projects. Most recently, Birgit revamped VeriCour’s entire onboarding process resulting in time savings for the recruiting team while also improving the onboarding experience for new employees and contact resources.
Birgit is the dedicated point of contact for VeriCour clients and employees in the areas of timesheets, invoicing, background checks, onboarding and payroll. She possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from IHK Business College in Nuremberg, Germany.