Leadership Team

Senior Leadership

Catherine Candland, Chief Executive Officer

Prior to joining nextSource, Catherine was the CEO of WorkforceLogic, a top ten VMS/MSP to the leading companies of Silicon Valley including Facebook, eBay, NetApp, etc. Before that, she founded the pioneering Advantage Human Resourcing, now the world’s fifth largest staffing firm. With her international experience across multiple industries and a successful client track record Catherine brings proven leadership and creativity to nextSource. She is also a passionate advocate for workforce competitiveness, having served on numerous committees, boards, and councils (public and private) to help organizations, schools, and policy makers enhance competitiveness.

Bradley Pierson, Chief Operating Officer

With over 15 years of experience in the workforce management industry, Bradley has served in various capacities for a diverse range of clients, enabling him to gain the knowledge to continuously deliver effective solutions in the complex, global market. Most recently, Bradley was the managing director for Hays Talent Solutions, and prior to that, CEO of 3 Story, a division of Hays. He also held key leadership positions at several well-known organizations in the industry including Manpower Group, ZeroChaos, Ensemble Chimes Global, and eWork. Bradley holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and resides in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Kevin McGinn, Chief Financial Officer
Prior to joining nextSource, Mr. McGinn served as CFO for GlobalOptions, a worldwide provider of claims containment solutions to the insurance industry. Mr. McGinn has 22 years of experience in financial management, including 12 years as a division controller for various manufacturing companies in the automotive and chemical industries. Kevin is a certified management accountant (CMA). He holds a BS in accounting and an MBA in finance and accounting.

Business Development

Jarret Gardner, Vice President of Business Development

Jarret has over 15 years of workforce solution sales, staffing, sales management and operations experience. Jarret is responsible for overseeing the sales organization and client expansion as well as develop new business for nextSource. Jarret's ultimate goal is to establish a best in class sales organization that our future clients and industry professionals seek for nextSource’s thought leadership, innovative ideas, and results based solutions.

Program Management Leadership

Larry O'Rourke, Vice President of Higher Education

Larry has spent more than 20 years in sales, sales management and executive management roles all within the staffing and workforce management industry. He has successfully built a multi-million dollar region through growth and expansion efforts, centered on opening new vertical markets, geographies and launching new service lines and product offerings. Throughout his career, Larry’s personal performance, professionalism and leadership have been highlighted through the success of the organizations he has led. 

Terri Garrett, Vice President of Client Services

Terri has over 20 years of experience in human resources, staffing and workforce management operations and implementation. She brings deep knowledge of EOR and MSP solution delivery within multiple verticals including manufacturing, finance, insurance and retail. Having implemented and led MSP and EOR operations for accounts such as Toyota, Nike, First American and Experian, she is highly motivated and driven. At nextSource, Terri is responsible for a portfolio of clients that includes 11 diversified accounts of business in industries such as Manufacturing, Cosmetics, Healthcare, High Technology Blogging, and more. Her primary role is to support the nextSource organization from an operations perspective to functionally align and standardize all processes, policies and practices, that will elevate nextSource’s position in the marketplace, brand service lines with professionalism and integrity, and enable business growth.

Service Excellence Leadership

Cheryl Tracz, Vice President of Service Excellence

Cheryl brings to nextSource over 15 years of industry experience and is a certified contingent workforce professional (CCWP). She has led programs for multiple providers including Chimes, WorkforceLogic, and ZeroChaos serving notable clients such as BellSouth, Cox Communications, Charter Communications, BNP Paribas and LinkedIn. She also worked for PeopleFluent as the director of VMS strategic services to support clients such as ADP, Office Depot, The Mayo Clinic, Memorial Sloan Kettering and US Bank. At nextSource, Cheryl has played a central role in developing the company’s independent contractor compliance solution and the refinement its supplier relationship program including the Keystone Partner Awards. Cheryl is passionate about driving continuous improvement for external clients in their contingent workforce programs, and for internal employees in their education on industry best practices. 

Boe Ramirez, Director of Business Intelligence

Boe has over 20 years of experience in Staffing Analytics and has ownership of the design, development and delivery of the new “Analytics and Reports” at nextSource. He is passionate about the ability to use business intelligence as a guide for end users to make decisions based on the analytics. His responsibilities include taking into account all the enterprise requirements that help drive projects and requests. In addition, Boe owns the program performance metrics inventory and is responsible for packaging and translating metrics and KPIs to program teams and Senior Leadership. As well as the production of program QBR’s, Scorecards and other performance and optimization reports. Boe’s goal is to help nextSource consume intelligence to better manage programs. 

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