Meet the Team

We live our core values. See how we bring integrity, continuous improvement, partnership, and heart into everything we do.

Zach Carlbom Business Development Manager

As a Business Development Manager at Verum, Zach brings 7 years of experience in retail and business to business sales.  He understands what it takes to partner with a client in a way that is not transactional but is a mutually beneficial relationship.  Zach enjoys learning about the businesses that he works with enjoys meeting new people at local networking events.

Zach is a coach for his kids sports teams and he grew up playing baseball.  He enjoys going to live sporting events and concerts.

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Lana Senenfelder Customer Service and Operations Manager

As the Customer Service and Operations Manager at Verum Technical, Lana Senenfelder is supporting our team with the back-office paperwork, advertising our open positions, and assisting with sourcing and recruiting efforts when needed to help fill our open roles.

Lana has supported a variety of individuals and teams over the years.  She has adapted to the various industries and personalities which makes her an asset to our ever changing industry and team at Verum.  She maintains a smile with every conversation and makes the task/ project seem effortless.

Lana has volunteered her time with various non-profits hoping to make a difference.  Her passion has been supporting others which has given her the confidence in managing / supervising and being a team leader.  She makes it look easy in keeping our office processes organized by coordinating projects that are time sensitive and easily pivoting when priorities change.

Lana believes that volunteering is a giving of oneself.  Everyone needs to engage in some kind of activity whether it be physical or a monetary need.  We all have something to give that will be a benefit to another.  We feel better about ourselves and we learn something about ourselves and others in the process.  Her greatest joy is spending time with her three grand-daughters.  Every visit is a new adventure.  She enjoys traveling when the opportunity presents itself.

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Amy Lehman Technical Recruiter

As Technical Recruiter at Verum Technical, Amy Lehman is Verum Technical’s direct placement recruiter and brings a wide array of recruiting experience to the company, from sourcing techniques, social media building, to finding quality candidates.

After graduating from UW-River Falls with a degree in Communication and a minor in Professional Writing, Amy started her career as an HR Assistant in what was a small and growing medical device company. She was given the opportunity to build the recruiting function at that organization, and she really learned that recruiting was the area she wanted to keep growing in. Since then she has worked in medical device, pharma, and contract manufacturing organizations. With 7 years of experience she believes in helping clients find great people and truly enjoys what she does for work.

Outside of work Amy enjoys going to her family cabin for snowmobiling and boating. She like to read books and go brewery hoping. And is most excited about traveling she is always looking for her next adventure.

Click here to set up an appointment with her: https://calendly.com/alehmanverumtechnical/phone-call

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Tracy Stevens Technical Recruiter

Tracy has 10 years of customer service experience through her work at McDonald’s in high school and college as well as Verizon’s call center in Mankato, MN.  After graduating, she moved to the Twin Cities and transitioned into a retail sales role for 3 years.  She has enjoyed her transition into recruiting because everyday is a new challenge, she enjoys meeting new people, and loves helping candidates find their ideal position.

She enjoys spending time with her family , exploring new and fun things to do in the Twin Cities, traveling, and being an Aunt.

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Damon Wrona Business Development Manager

Damon brings 15 years of sales and sales management in retail, small business, and telecom.  He enjoys building close relationships with clients to form win-wins by learning about clients needs and understanding how we can support their business.  He also loves learning about a client’s new and upcoming technology.

Damon enjoys spending time with his family (wife and son) and friends, he is huge into gaming/pop culture, sports and entertainment.  His favorite Movie – Jaws, TV show – Deadwood, Franchise – Star Wars, Computer Game – Magic the Gathering, and Sports Team – Chicago Bears.

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Wendy Benning Swanson President/CEO

As the visionary and culture creator at Verum Technical, Wendy is at the helm of the ship.

Her mission statement is, “I am a visionary leader driven by empowering others to find their inner truth in order to align them with their most powerful self.”

Wendy’s vision goes beyond the office doors. She noticed that the staffing industry has a missing link – a heartfelt connection between candidates, clients, and staffing agency employees. By building this win-win-win connection, she plans to improve the image of staffing agencies.

Wendy graduated from Saint Catherine’s University in Saint Paul, MN with a BA in Biology in 1998 and a MAOL in Organizational Leadership in 2012. She loves to read leadership books and is constantly working on ways to improve Verum Technical.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She loves to travel, and enjoys camping. Not everyone knows she lived in Tasmania, Australia for one year during college and conducted rainforest research in Panama after graduating.

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Michael Benning Technical Recruiter / Account Manager

As an Account Manager for Verum Technical, Michael works with larger clients to fill their staffing needs and with candidates to discover the best connections. Michael’s ability to listen and understand what clients want makes it easy to find the right candidate. His dedication to follow through smooths communication and keeps the process flowing.

He graduated from Hamline University with a B.A. in Management. After working in the construction industry, he traded in his tools for an office, attracted to an interesting and empowering team environment.

In his spare time, Michael enjoys following his nieces’ and nephews’ sporting events as the Professional Uncle. His favorite book is “Think and Grow Rich.”

  • Books
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