Luke Keller

President

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Luke Keller has spent the last decade learning and leveraging business to make an impact in the world.

Raised just outside of Atlanta, after gaining experience all over the world in the construction industry, Luke moved back home to launch a construction training program in the refugee community of Clarkston, Georgia. His belief in the dependability of the refugee workforce led him to join Amplio and take the help in leading it's growth across the US.

Courtney Lauffenburger

Houston Staffing Managing Director

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After mission trips to Europe awakened Courtney to the the plight of refugees and the impact businesses can have in communities, she knew becoming the Houston Staffing Managing Director was the perfect combination of her skills and passion.

As the managing director in Houston, Courtney helps our clients increase retention and productivity by introducing companies in warehousing, hospitality, manufacturing and construction to the refugee workforce.

Stephen Assink

Atlanta Staffing Managing Director

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Stephen Assink’s passion for people, job experience, and grit make him the perfect fit for Amplio’s Atlanta Staffing Managing Director position.

Stephen grew up in rural Mississippi and holds a Masters degree from the University of Virginia with a background in community development. As Atlanta's managing director, Stephen engages with new and current businesses needing employees as well as ensures the refugee workforce is well positioned to meet the staffing needs of Atlanta companies.

Oday Helal

Raleigh-Durham Staffing Business Development Director

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Serving as the managing director for Raleigh - Durham, Oday engages with new and current businesses needing employees as well as ensures the refugee workforce is well positioned to meet the staffing needs of Raleigh companies.

Richard Brindley

Dallas-Fort Worth Staffing Managing Director

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Texas native, Richard Brindley, recognized a problem in his Dallas community: many refugees were still looking for work years after being resettled.

Serving as the managing director for Dallas-Fort Worth, Richard engages with new and current businesses needing employees as well as ensures the refugee workforce is well positioned to meet the staffing needs of DFW companies.

Ken Bresser

Detroit Staffing Managing Director

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Ken is leading our team in Metro Detroit staffing services to ensure companies needing manufacturing staffing are connected with the dependable refugee workforce in Metro Detroit. His patience and joyful spirit allow him to leverage his extensive network and experience in Metro Detroit to bring greater economic stability for both companies and the refugee community.

As the managing director in Detroit, Ken helps our clients increase retention and productivity by introducing companies in warehousing, hospitality, manufacturing and construction to the refugee workforce.

John Kirby

Detroit Staffing Business Development Director

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John leads sales to Metro Detroit companies seeking warehouse staffing services. He believes the refugee workforce can fill the labor shortage present throughout Metro Detroit and works hard to connect both his large professional Metro Detroit network and his refugee neighbors to bring about flourishing throughout the city.

As the sales director in Detroit, John helps our clients increase retention and productivity by introducing companies in warehousing, hospitality, manufacturing and construction to the refugee workforce.

Bethelhem Bidiglen

Recruiting Specialist

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Bethlehem Bidiglen, an Ethiopian native, was forced to flee her home country, after standing up for his beliefs put her husband in danger.

Her charisma and compassion and ability to speak multiple languages puts job applicants as ease every day as she oversees the application process in the Atlanta staffing office.

Yonten Basnet

Recruiting Coordinator

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Yonten Basnet grew up in Bhutan but now uses his staffing experience to recruit the refugee workforce into great Atlanta companies.

His passion and positive attitude allows Yonten to thrive in his role as recruiting coordinator. He keeps our team laughing and prepares job candidates for new jobs with precision.

Zinah Ghazi

Database Manager

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Her effervescent personality and tenacious spirit allow Zinah to contribute meaningfully to Amplio's mission of staffing great companies with dependable employees from the refugee workforce.

Zinah grew up in Baghdad, Iraq to a beautiful, loving family. Much like many families in Iraq, war did it's best to rip them apart, but Zinah refused to let war define her and earned her Master's degree in genetic engineering before resettling in Atlanta. As Amplio's database manager, Zinah ensures operational excellence through strong systems and thorough processes for each staffing office across the US.

Sana Hajizada

Administrative Coordinator

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Proud to be hired as Amplio's first office team member, Sana Hajizada continually serves Amplio clients and employees with excellence and precision.

Sana was born in raised in the dry, mountainous country of Afghanistan. After serving with the US military in Afghanistan, he was forced to leave his own to keep his family and himself safe. He puts his degree in business administration degree from Kabul University to good work at Amplio, compiling and processing payroll each week as well as overseeing various integral HR functions.

Katie Gibson

Marketing Coordinator

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Katie Gibson is a writer and a passionate supporter of refugee employment initiatives.

Her gifted ability to weave compelling stories with confident calls to action has been the bedrock of Amplio's recognition in business journals and media outlets across the country. Her work on the Refugee Workforce book project is propelling a new conversation to emerge in the US, in which all Americans can recognize and value the economic contributions made by the refugee workforce.

All media inquiries can be emailed to Katie.

Sophie Stoddard

Marketing Assistant

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Sophie Stoddard has a wealth of international experience and a background in marketing, making her the perfect fit for helping great companies hire dependable employees from the refugee workforce.

In addition to writing copy and contributing to the management of social media content, Sophie's growing graphic design abilities and editing support have been invaluable to growing Amplio's brand in markets across the US.

Chris Chancey

Founder & CEO

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In 2013, Chris and his wife Sarah moved to the fringe of a refugee resettlement community in the Atlanta metro area. After a year of learning from their refugee neighbors, they believed there were an ample amount of refugees looking for good jobs and knew there were an ample amount of companies looking to hire dependable employees. They launched Amplio Recruiting in 2014, to help great companies hire dependable employees fro the refugee workforce.

Chris is focused on achieving Amplio's vision of staffing companies in 25 locations by 2025 and provides operational and financial support to the Amplio team.