SSR’s Expert Council

Select Software Reviews relies upon the knowledge of experts to map vendor landscapes, vet the best software, and determine what practitioners need to know when buying new products

Chuck Solomon

Recruitment Marketing Strategist

Chuck has over 20 years of experience in the recruiting world. Throughout his career, he has lead innovative approaches to help companies source, interview, hire and on-board talent. Most recently, Chuck hosts the Candidate Experience Podcast.

Chuck has contributed to our research on Employee Engagement Software.

Deanna is up and coming in the world of marketing. Through implementation of the top recruiting tech, she is able to successfully market Panasonic’s hiring strategy.

Deanna has contributed to our research on Employee Rewards.

Elisa is an HR thought leader. As part of an executive management team, she oversees all people strategy and operations with a focus on recruiting, on-boarding, and development.

Elisa has contributed to our research on Employee Engagement Software.

Justin Hammond

Senior Project Manager

Justin’s career focus is on people, technology, and how the two interact. At his current position, he manages the design, development and documentation of Nozani Central software.

Justin has contributed to our research on Employee Rewards.

Martin Burns

VP Strategic Partnerships & Consulting

Martin is an expert in talent acquisition technology. He shares his knowledge by speaking at global HR conferences and writing an award-winning blog focused on leadership and talent acquisition.  

Martin has contributed to our research on Employee Engagement Software.

Tracie Sponenberg

Senior Vice President HR

Tracie has notable experience across a wide range of industries. As an executive leader, she specializes in strategic HR management,  HR tech selection, performance management, and organizational development.

Tracie has contributed to our research on HR Software.

Chris is an employer branding expert. Throughout his professional career, he has focused on building teams, processes, and strategies while developing his branding skills. Outside of the office, Chris serves as a board member for various nonprofits and is the co-founder of his own nonprofit, Leighton’s Gift.

Chris has contributed to our research on Applicant Tracking Systems.

Annette Carrol

Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding Expert

Over a 20 year career in HR, Annette has been pushing the boundaries of employer branding with hacks to build awareness about the companies she works with and talent pipelines.

Annette has contributed to our research on Applicant Tracking Systems.

Jay is a 15 year veteran in the world of HR and Talent Acquisition.  Most recently, he’s been focused on how AI can transform a company’s recruiting.

Jay has contributed to our research on Applicant Tracking Systems.

Matt Alder

Talent Acquisition Consultant

Matt is a Recruitment Marketing Expert and HR Technologist. A strategic and innovative thinker, Matt has been at the forefront of the HR world for over 20 years by delivering unique value to employers.

Brian Testa

Head of People Operations

Brian is an accomplished HR executive. With 25 years of experience in various HR Departments, Brian has proven his expertise in collaborating and developing global technology organizations with a focus on growth and infrastructure.