Leadership Team

Rob Klaus

Chief Executive Officer

Rob brings over 25 years of experience in technical staffing and account management. His unique industry knowledge in outsourcing, talent acquisition, and professional services, coupled with his positive leadership style has built the Merge IT vision of being more than just a staffing or business solutions company. Previously, Rob worked as a Market Manager for KForce and an Account Manager for Technisource.

Joel Boniske

Chief Revenue Officer and Executive Vice President of Business Solutions Division

With over 20 years of business development experience, Joel has lead the top Microsoft Dynamics Practices in Florida. Previously, he worked as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Solutions @ MBAF and was a Co-Founder of Citrine Technologies, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner in South Florida. Joel specializes in ERP, CRM, xRM, Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing and Collaboration. He understand business processes and is able to align the perfect technology solution for any company. 

Mario Russo

Staffing Vice President of Global Strategic Accounts

Mario has over 15 years of experience in technology and professional staffing which allows him to spearhead our staffing, client, and project management growth. He consistently drives strong revenue and GP growth while embodying Merge’s core values and ensuring delivery of qualified candidates. Previously, Mario was a Recruiter, Account Executive, and then a Senior Leader with Kforce and The Experts where he received many awards for being a top producer.

Joe Tracey

Staffing Vice President of Domestic Strategic Accounts

Joe brings over 20 years of experience in IT Professional Services, Talent Management, Succession Planning, Employee Relations and Employee Engagement. Previously, he held executive roles with Macy’s East as the NJ and Metro NY Region Director of Organization Development and Employee Relations & Engagement Roles for Caesars Entertainment. Joe’s distinctive approach to account management and client relationships continues to drive company growth while creating countless career opportunities across the US.  

George Schimenti

Chief Technology Officer

George has over 16 years of expertise in business process optimization, application development and delivery as well as business intelligence. He holds an MB4 in Dynamics SL installation and Configuration and specializes in Microsoft Business Solutions and Microsoft Infrastructure Space. As a Senior Manager of FAS group and Director of Information systems at Donald J Pilner, George gained the valuable ability to spearhead all aspects of engagement including work-product documentation and deliverables. George’s forte is in redesigning business processes and applications to implement strategic planning which allows clients to streamline processes and enhance their services.

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