Executive Profiles

Dan Rodriguez, CEO and Managing Director, USA. Dan is a 22 year veteran of the IT staffing industry providing the day-to-day leadership for the sales and recruiting teams. Prior to his current role, Dan held a number of Sales, Sales Management, and Executive Leadership positions. Dan is very active in the Tampa Bay community, sitting on the board of the Metropolitan Ministries and the Tampa Museum of Art. He is a past board member at Saint Leo University, TBTF, and TechStart Tampa Bay. Dan is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Recreation. Dan resides in Tampa with his wife and three children.


David Hull, Chief Operating Officer. David is responsible for all operational and non-sales functions of Veredus. David is a 19 year veteran of the IT Staffing Industry. Prior to Veredus, David worked in a number of different industries including: Staffing, Medical Manufacturing, Software Sales, and e-Recruitment. David is also very active in the Tampa Bay community. He sits on the boards of:  Academy Prep and is the past Board Chair; Tampa Preparatory School; and is a founding board member of the Positive Coaching Alliance. David is a past board member of the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation, Junior Achievement, and Bayshore Little League.  David is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross, with a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies and a Concentration in Ethics, and also served as an Artillery Officer in the United States Marine Corps. David resides in Tampa with his wife and two children.


James Hawley, Executive Vice President. James brings more than 17 years of staffing expertise and is responsible for guiding overall staffing services for the Construction & Property and Life Sciences divisions as well as managing the Orlando Office. He sits on the board of Junior Achievement of Central Florida and is active with many non-profits including: American Cancer Society, United Way, Ronald McDonald House, and Second Harvest Food Bank. James is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and a minor in Management Information Systems. James currently resides in Orlando with his wife and three children.


Vicki Adkins, Senior Vice-President. Vicki is responsible for managing the recruiting team for Veredus’ Tampa Office. Vicki is a 20 year veteran of the IT Staffing Industry and played a major role in developing the methodologies that are now the foundation of Veredus’ recruiting processes across the company. Prior to Veredus, Vicki worked at one of the largest staffing firms in the world where she held a number of Recruiting, Recruiting Management, and Executive Leadership positions. Vicki is active in the local community where she is an Assistant Troop Leader for the Girl Scouts. Vicki is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School of Business and holds Bachelor of Arts in both Liberal Arts and Business. Vicki resides in Tampa with her husband and two children.


David Brown, Executive Vice President. David is responsible for guiding the staffing services for the IT division. David brings 16 years of experience in the staffing industry. David has grown the Atlanta office from a start-up market to one of the largest in Atlanta and has been involved in initiating and growing several new markets for the company. David is an active supporter with Junior Achievement, the American Kidney Fund and American Cancer Society. David is a graduate of Randolph Macon College with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations with an emphasis in Economics. David resides in Atlanta with his wife and three children.


Kim Henderson, Senior Vice-President of Global Accounts. She is responsible for the development, implementation, and servicing of Global Accounts, as well as Government Accounts at the state and federal level for Hays. Prior to joining Veredus, Kim worked for a global staffing firm where she served on the Executive Committee and was responsible for the acquisition and development of strategic national accounts as well as the company wide national sales strategy. She has 20 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kim is active in the local community serving on the Bayside Homeowner’s Association Board and is an active member of the AFCEA and NDIA. Kim is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and the University of Miami with her MBA. She also has a PMP project management certification. Kim resides in Tampa with her husband.


Sue Hanlon, General Counsel. Sue is responsible for the company’s legal function. She has been a member of The Florida Bar for over 20 years and is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida. Prior to joining Veredus in 2011, Sue worked at one of the country’s largest staffing firms where she directed the client contracts and independent contractor subcontracting functions. She has over 9 years of staffing industry experience. Sue’s a Leadership Tampa Bay graduate and a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel. She volunteers with Big Brothers Big Sisters and Messiah Lutheran Church’s Christmas toy drive and Back-to-School outreach programs for the children of migrant farmworkers. Sue is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and a Juris Doctor degree.


Courtney Cassaras, Director of Human Resources. Courtney is responsible for all Human Resources at the company. She has over 12 years of HR and Recruiting experience and has worked in a number of different industries including: medical, manufacturing, and technology. Courtney is also charged with managing the consultant experience at Veredus. She is an active member of the HR community, a member of SHRM, and holds the PHR certification. Courtney is a long time employee of Veredus performing a number of different roles and a consistent award winner. She is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Advertising. Courtney resides in Atlanta with her husband and daughter.