September 5, 2018

DENVER, CO — talentReef, the market-leading cloud provider to recruit and retain the Service Industry’s Hourly workforce, announced today that Tyson Kasperbauer has been promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer, and has been named to talentReef’s Board of Directors. Additionally, Karen Sawyer has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Client Success leading all customer service and support functions; Susan Miller has been hired as Senior Vice President of Engineering to further develop and build their growing product portfolio reporting to Christopher Peacock, Chief Technology Officer. These executive officers with deep HCM knowledge and experience will be instrumental in working with Ty to solidify talentReef as the unique and differentiated market leader.

“Ty is a proven C-level executive and has done an outstanding job scaling and leading talentReef since joining the company in 2017,” said Michael Ramich, Partner of Frontier Capital. Ramich further states, “He is a proven global SaaS operating executive and the right leader for talentReef as it continues expanding its market share as the clear leader for the service industry’s frontline workforce.”

“I believe talentReef’s strategy of delivering on Talent Acquisition and Talent Management systems into a single, purpose-built HR platform for the Service Industry’s global Hourly workforce will enable the company to scale exponentially,” states Tyson Kasperbauer, President and Chief Executive Officer of talentReef. “Social Recruiting is just the beginning, we have several exciting new product roadmap offerings to announce at the HR Tech conference later this month. I’m looking forward to partnering with Frontier Capital and the most innovative technology and product teams in the industry.”

“Ty is a winner, and there are only a few seasoned SaaS Executives that have more relevant experience leading hyper growth companies from $25 to $250M than Ty,” stated John P. Raeder, Jr. Chairman of talentReef. He adds, “we have worked closely together over the past year transitioning day to day oversight, and I’m extremely pleased with our focus continuously delivering on customer value, along with our record-breaking financial performance.”

About talentReef
talentReef is the #1 provider for Social Recruiting and Talent Management Systems specifically built for the Hourly workforce. As the market leader with more than 70,000 sites under contract, including the world's best known and best run brands, the company streamlines how fast-paced operators find, hire, train, and manage their most valuable asset—talent. The Company's mobile-optimized HR platform (Social Recruiting, ATS, Onboarding, Training and Development, Performance Management, and Analytics) is transforming the way Millennials are connecting on-demand with employers globally. Leading companies across multiple service industry verticals like Focus Brands, Flynn Restaurant Group, QuickChek, Weigel’s, LBA Hospitality, Gelson’s Markets, and Hansen’s IGA trust talentReef to optimize their Operational and HR functions on a daily basis.