Meet Our Team

  • Valerie Quinata Vice President, Strategic Talent Solutions With 20 years' Staffing and Workforce Development experience, Valerie has been collaborating with clients developing emerging technology solutions that require creative approaches —where talent development, strategic roadmaps and maturity models meet tactics and innovation to design winning solutions. She is passionate about self driving technology and has been supporting the design and delivery of these engagements for the last three years.
  • Chris Klein Technical Recruiter With many years of industry experience, Chris has supported the self-driving vehicle industry since 2017. As a resident expert having placed over 250 Vehicle Operators, she has also specialized in recruiting for all technical roles taking a unique approach to social networking, building networks based on relationships and participating in MeetUps. Chris is adept at connecting with people and evaluating them for fit based on client requirements and also enjoys providing coaching and mentoring support to help figure out their next chapter based on personal and professional goals.
  • Chelsea Perez Senior Recruiter Chelsea is a Senior Recruiter with nearly a decade of experience partnering with clients and candidates to fill technical and functional roles. Chelsea works closely with candidates by owning the recruitment process end-to-end from sourcing to offer acceptance. She is passionate about helping people pursue their goals through resume review/critique, coaching, offer negotiation, and serving as a resource throughout their tenure with our clients and beyond.
  • Samantha Tyson Program Manager Samantha has worked in the consulting industry for over five years and has specialized in managing Autonomous Vehicle Testing and Workforce Development Programs for the last three years. She has experience partnering with clients, vendors, workforce management teams and recruiters. Samantha is adept in providing operational support, program leadership, community and communication management. In her experience, working within the Autonomous Vehicle Testing industry, she has managed the hiring, onboarding and maintaining consultant care for over 400 Vehicle Operators and Support Teams.
  • Vincent Rualo Chief Information Officer Vincent serves as the IT Executive responsible for New Journey AI's information, data, communication and security management strategy, policies, governance and IT audit. He brings over 20 years of information technology experience with expertise in Microsoft Technologies.
  • Andrew Chertoff Controller Andrew is charged with managing the financial health and mitigating operational risk at New Journey AI. With over 20 years of experience, he provides management and oversight of the company's receivables, payables and payroll. Andrew is responsible for establishing, monitoring and enforcing financial-related policies, procedures and internal controls.
  • Tracy Beckmann VP of Human Resources Tracy has over 30 years of human capital management experience, Tracy strategically partners with senior leadership to develop and implement policies and programs related but not limited to: employee relations, affirmative action, compensation, benefits and employee development.
  • Caron Katz Director of Compliance Caron has over 25 years of experience in the consulting Industry and focuses on both internal and external auditing and the development of compliance policies.