United Employment Associates Team
Our team offers decades of industry-specific experience both as professionals and as job placement specialists. We connect outstanding candidates with top employers nationwide and we are trusted for our accuracy, attention to detail and dedication to building long-lasting professional relationships.
Stephen S. Stauffer – President
President of United Employment Associates, Stephen has over 20 years of experience providing search and placement services to the Aggregate and Ready-Mix Industries. He has built an extensive network of industry contacts and made hundreds of successful placements throughout his career. Stephen is committed to providing quality searches for candidates and client companies and understanding the specific needs of each individual he interacts with.
Having started his career serving multiple industries including Aggregate, Cement, Lime, Mining, Industrial Minerals, Asphalt, Asphalt Paving, Concrete Paving, Ready Mix, Heavy Highway Construction and Construction Materials, Stephen has gained the hands-on recruiting experience necessary to make United Employment Associates a leading specialty recruiting firm in the United States. His true passion for the business is exemplified in his ability to both lead UEA’s day-to-day activities while simultaneously running his own desk and industries.
Stephen is an active member of the National Ready-Mix Concrete Association (NRMCA), the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) and the American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA).
Laura Robinson – Executive Search Consultant
Laura is an Executive Search Consultant specializing in the Steel Fabrication & Erection Industry.
Laura works closely with companies and candidates nationwide to fill openings and place the right candidates in various positions, such as Plant Manager, QC Manager, Production Manager, Senior Project Manager, Project Manager, Detailing Manager, Chief Estimator, Estimator and Detailer.
Laura is an active member of The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC).
Bannon C. Dencler – Executive Search Consultant
Bannon is an Executive Search Consultant specializing in the Heavy Civil Construction and Asphalt Production Industries. Since joining the firm in 1998, Bannon has gained over 15 years of recruiting experience with United Employment Associates.
Bannon works closely with companies and candidates nationwide to fill openings and place the right candidates in various positions, such as Vice President, Operations Manager, Plant Manager, QC Manager, Superintendent, Project Manager, Chief Estimator, Estimator, Asphalt Plant Operator, Highway Construction Foreman and QC Technician.
Bannon holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Johnson and Wales University.
Lauren Sands– Executive Search Consultant
Lauren is an Executive Search Consultant specializing in Heavy Civil Construction for Asphalt Paving, Asphalt Producers and Liquid Asphalt/Emulsions. Lauren graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Sales and Business Management. Prior to joining UEA, Lauren has had extensive experience in business development and sales. Her focus then shifted to finding top talent in the Heavy Civil Construction and Asphalt Industry. Her consistent communications with her candidates allows her to effectively identify the most appropriate person for positions such as: Vice President, Operations Manager, Asphalt Plant Manager, QC Manager, Asphalt Plant Superintendent, Project Manager, Chief Estimator, Estimator, Asphalt Plant Operator, Highway Construction Foreman and QC Technician.
Tom Braxmeier – Executive Search Consultant
Tom is an Executive Search Consultant specializing in the Site & Utilities Contractors, Concrete Paving and Bridge Construction Industries. Tom partners with companies & networks candidates nationwide to fill openings and find opportunities in various positions such as Vice Presidents, Estimating Managers, Senior Estimators, General Superintendents, Project Managers, Shop Foreman, Paving Superintendents & Bridge Superintendents.
Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Management from Moravian College.
Corey Belletiere – Executive Search Consultant
Corey is an Experienced Search Consultant specializing in the Demolition and Excavation Industries. Prior to joining United Employment in January of 2017, Corey earned an Associates Degree in Business Administration and shortly after worked for an insurance company learning how to analyze clients’ needs and to fulfill them accordingly. Driven by personal growth and professional development, he takes pride in providing viable options to both clients and candidates alike in his respected space.
Typical searches worked include but not limited to: General Managers, Vice Presidents, Operations Managers, Project Managers, Estimators, Business Development Managers, Safety Directors, Site Safety Officers, Superintendents & Foreman.
Kate DiMatteo – Executive Search Consultant
Kate is an Executive Search Consultant specializing in the Steel Producers, Steel Service Centers & Metals Recycling / Scrap Industries. Kate partners with companies and networks candidates nationwide to fill openings and find opportunities in various positions such as:
- Vice Presidents / COOs
- Regional Directors / Area Managers
- Plant, General & Operations Managers
- Facility & Yard Managers
- Shredder Supervisors / Managers
- Engineers (Electrical, Mechanical, Project & Process)
- Quality & Metallurgical Engineers / Managers
- Production Supervisors / Managers
- EHS Coordinators / Supervisors / Managers
- Maintenance Supervisors / Managers
- Sales Managers / Account Executives
- Buyers / Traders (Ferrous & Nonferrous)
- Procurements Managers
Alyssa Pintande – Manager of Office Operations
Alyssa is United Employment Associates’ Manager of Office Operations and therefore the primary point of contact for clients and candidates. She prepares, reviews and processes documentations such as resumes, invoices, fee agreements, etc. Alyssa is responsible for outgoing correspondence and maintaining office efficiency and inventory.