Renata Nedzynski is a Managing Partner of Aquesst. Renata grew up outside of Philadelphia with her parents and younger sister, Eva. She earned her BA of Finance, Magna Cum Laude from Clarion University. After college Renata moved to Florida and took a position as a Technical Recruiter with the Fort Lauderdale TEKsystems office specializing in staffing of Information Technology professionals. She moved to Atlanta in 1999 and joined a local search firm as the Recruiting Manager of the Contract Information Technology division. After being promoted to Division Manager, she grew the Information Technology division and was promoted to VP and then EVP of professional services, having started additional verticals and offices for the firm. After 11 years with the organization, Renata left and started aquesst with Rebecca Hoke. Renata actively volunteers her time to various professional and charitable organizations.
Brighton Kelly is a Senior Technical Recruiter with aquesst specializing in identifying top talent in the Atlanta area. She has a background in international executive search and information technology professional placement. Brighton grew up in Atlanta, the oldest of 3 girls and then went on to graduate from the University of Georgia with a BA in Spanish and minor in Speech Communication. After college, Brighton moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina where she worked in international executive placement for TXT International- she focused on full life cycle recruiting from business development, executive recruitment and account management. Upon her return to Atlanta she joined a local Atlanta firm and quickly became specialized in Information Technology recruiting. Brighton joined aquesst in October of 2011 and continues to focus on finding top talent in the Atlanta area in the Information Technology sector.
Sarah Moore/Beazer Homes, USA
As Director of Business Systems & Planning at Beazer Homes, Sarah Moore is responsible for bridging the gap between IT and the business by communicating effectively, demystifying technology, and identifying metrics for IT success. Her Business Analysis, Project Management and Quality Assurance teams focus on quality, timely delivery of projects; while Change Management and IT Governance concentrate on repeated successful delivery.
Sarah is known for customer-focused results, where she assists the business in identifying the value of IT to the organization through maximizing efficiency of their systems and processes. In her current role, she oversees leading-edge systems in an industry not commonly known for their use of technology.
Sarahâ€™s current focus at Beazer is in streamlining business process and reducing resource overhead through the implementation of SaaS systems. By utilizing Business Analysts who previously worked within the individual business units, and providing training and mentorship in the technology they now support, her team delivers value to the business in terms they understand.
Prior to joining Beazer, Sarah focused on IT service delivery and sales force automation at Cbeyond. In the previous 5 years she held various management roles focused on business analysis, program management, and IT systems delivery at CompuCredit. While there, she developed the internal Systems Development Lifecycle, implemented over 150 projects, and was chosen to participate in the ELITE management program.
Sarah has been a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) since 2005. She is an active member of the Technology Association of Georgia, Women inTechnology, and the Project Management Institute. She is also very involved in the Sandy Springs community in addition to serving on the Fund Development Council for the Junior League of Atlanta. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Georgia Tech.