Developing and Enhancing Professional Partnerships

A Workforce Staffing Solutions Team Operating on Trust

For almost a decade, we’ve been building lasting professional relationships by focusing on the one thing most staffing agencies operate without: trust.

We didn’t become one of the top recruiting firms in America for lack of competition (in 2019, the American Staffing Association reported over 20,000 staffing firms in the US). We didn’t become one of the fastest growing companies in the world by playing the same game as the corporate megaliths that have defined the staffing industry.

When we launched Human Bees, we knew that we had something unique, something incredible.

With us, there are no games. No false promises. No failure to deliver. Our team is invested in your success, not just because of our business model, but because we know that our work (and yours) matters. We know the feeling of finding that perfect job. We know what it means to be able to wholly trust your workforce. We know how to craft a team most companies could only dream of.

And we want to do the same for you.

Morals. Ethics. Values. Trust. We will never compromise on our commitment. Why should you?

When we launched Human Bees, we knew that we had something unique. Something incredible.

No games. No false promises. No failure to deliver. Our team is invested in your success, not just because of our business model, but because we know that our work (and yours) matters. We know the feeling of finding that perfect job. We know what it means to be able to truly trust in your workforce. We know how to craft a team most companies could only dream of.

And we want to do the same for you.

Morals. Ethics. Values. Trust. We will never compromise on our commitment. Why should you?

Learn How Human Bees Can Help You

Our Leadership Team

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Geetesh Goyal, DDS

Chief Executive Officer

Doctor Goyal is a serial entrepreneur that has started businesses across several sectors including Healthcare, Restaurant and Hospitality, and Real Estate to name a few outside of the Biotech sector. In prior lives, Dr Goyal has worked in progress management positions within organizations such as Abott, J&J, IBM and Boston Scientific to name a few. He has a true passion for being the best in whatever it is that he does and constantly strives to attain perfection for his clients. His guidance and leadership has been paramount in Human Bees Recruit’s continued success.

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Nick Clark

General Manager

Mr. Clark has spent over 10 years in the Human Capital Solutions business, partnering with start-ups to Fortune 500 companies to achieve business goals through consulting & workforce solutions. He has had consistent success growing business divisions particularly in the built environment and manufacturing industries. In addition to his years of experience, he takes great pride in developing internal teams, delivering on client expectations and driving the company brand. His past industry experience includes starting a recruiting agency, working for a tier one consulting firm and launching new business units in recruiting organizations.

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Ranil Piyaratna, MBA

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Piyaratna is responsible for oversight, performance, and P&L of all operations functions. He is a business management professional with 15+ years of experience in the life science and high tech fields. Ranil has extensive experience in scaling high-growth companies on to mergers and acquisitions. His versatile experience, strong leadership skills and tenacity to deliver has enabled him to provide incredible value in every endeavor. Ranil holds a B.S. in Biology from University of California, Davis and has a Professional Masters of Biotechnology, MBT (MS/MBA) from San Jose State University.

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JoAnn Proctor

VP of Finance

JoAnn has been instrumental in building Human Bees. She recently relocated to California from Michigan to assist with the immense growth. She has over 11 years in staffing payroll and accounting, in addition to experience as an Auditor, she previously started her own company with a focus on tax and property management accounting and holds a degree from Eastern Michigan University Business College. JoAnn has developed the entire back-office Payroll & Accounting team for Human Bees, along with implementing processes and procedures to ensure client satisfaction. She is responsible for payroll & accounting operations for the entire company.

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Kelly Gutilla

President

A global leader in staffing operations and business development, Kelly Gutilla has spent the last two decades building, optimizing and empowering teams to deliver exceptional talent, and came to Human Bees after heading up all talent acquisition with Verily Life Sciences, an extension of Alphabet / Google. Passionate about career development, his expertise has allowed Human Bees to mature into a national and global competitor within the contingent workforce space.

Operations Team

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Nick Cavanagh

Vice President

Nick has 13 years of experience in the Staffing & Recruiting industry. His specialties include providing human capital solutions, staff augmentation, and consulting – specifically for Government contracts (Dept. of Defense, state/local, FEMA, DOT, etc.), across a broad range of industries. Nick understands the importance of finding a solution for key personnel to help his clients win and retain work, and grow their business.
Nick has proven himself to be a staffing industry leader in growing markets and building high performing teams. He prides himself in starting and growing new, untapped territories and developing and mentoring others. “The highlight of this job, hands down, is seeing an individual become a business professional, achieve their personal and career goals, and knowing you played a small part in that”. When he is not at work, Nick loves spending time outside with his wife and three daughters.

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Marco Espinosa

Director of Operations

Marco has over 10 years of experience in staffing for top companies, including managing a high-volume recruiting operation of over 2000+ employees.  He has particular expertise with Manufacturing, Light Industrial and Technical recruiting, though he can assist with staffing for all industries. He builds teams to help deliver top quality for all clients.  He understands the complexity involved in all aspects of the business, including Onsite Operations, Safety, and more.   His in depth understanding allows Marco to implement processes and procedures that help Marco and his team deliver the exemplary service our clients have come to expect.  Marco is growing his team and oversees all Modesto Branch operations.

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Jesus Ayon

Director of Recruiting

Jesus has over 10 years of experience in the staffing industry as both an Onsite Manager and Account Manager. He has tremendous experience recruiting for and managing high volume Light Industrial accounts. Before Joining Human Bees, Jesus was also a safety manager at a distribution center with over 1,000,000 square feet and 300+ employees, so he easily understands the needs of the high-volume employer. He’s focused on partnering with clients and helping them find the right fit for their needs, while developing his team to provide the best service. As he has been on the client’s side of the table, he takes pride in the unique service Human Bees provides, where every employee goes above and beyond, always striving to deliver top quality service.

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Manny Ramos

Director, Strategic Accounts

Manny has over 16 years in the staffing industry in a variety of roles including Branch Manager, Director, and Market Manager.  Manny has screened, interviewed, and successfully placed candidates in top high-tech companies across the Central Valley locations. He is experienced with contract to hire and Direct Hire placement as well as all Administrative and Light Industrial positions.  Additionally, he has experience with Technology, Engineering, Finance and Accounting positions.  Manny has a proven track record of working with companies and employees to find the right fit and staff to specific industries and company needs.  His personal motto: Trust the process and believe in yourself and ability.

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Leticia Mendez

Principal Recruiter

Letty has over 12 years of experience in the industry in roles as a staffing specialist, Onsite Manager, Account Manager, and Recruiter. This diverse experience allows Letty to understand not only what client’s need, but what contractors/employees need. She utilizes that knowledge to help everyone find the right fit, working diligently for everyone’s success.

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Steven Robinson

Director of Strategic Engagements

Steven was the second hire for Human Bees and has seen the company grow from the ground up. Steven has helped establish Multiple divisions at Human Bees from High Volume light industrial staffing (1500+ Seasonal employees), to Professional and Consulting Services on the biotech side. He takes pride in partnering with his customers to help them achieve their business goals.  Additionally, Steven enjoys training and developing internal staff for career growth.   In his spare time Steven is an avid golfer and athlete and enjoys getting outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

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Mike Barrett

Director of Operations

Mike is a seasoned professional with over 15 years  experience handling the unique staffing needs of his clients.  Mike has assisted companies large and small throughout Northern California in all industries and positions, 10 of those years with a billion dollar staffing firm as a divisional and sales leader.  He takes pride in building strong teams with a winning culture, both internally and externally.  With his unique background and approach, he is an integral part of client and employee success at Human Bees.

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Leo Garcia

Director of Recruiting

When Human Bees was launches in 2017, Leo was our first employee. In his time with the Human Bees, he helped develop the Technical recruiting portion of the business, currently overseeing the technical delivery team. Leo enjoys partnering with clients and businesses to develop sourcing and recruiting plans and achieve hiring initiatives. As our first employee, he takes pride in the individuals that we place and in working with our clients. When he’s not at Human Bees Leo enjoys spending time with his family which includes two dogs, and watching sports!

Client Management Team

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Chris Tran

Senior Director of Recruiting

Over his 7 years in the industry, Chris has worked with many clients, large and small, ranging from FedEx, Tesla, Wayfair, to smaller local clients.   Throughout his career the one constant has been how much he enjoys working with people.  He believes in strong communication, taking customer service to the next level, exceeding expectations, and he encourages his team to do the same.  He knows not only how to find talent, but how to develop talent which is a fantastic combination for our team and clients.

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Felix Altamirano

Strategic Account Executive

Felix is an experienced staffing professional with expertise in recruiting for Manufacturing & Logistics, Office Administration, Engineering and Technical professionals. He is particularly skilled with implementing strategy using multi-level staffing techniques. Felix is an accomplished, solutions oriented professional and believes strongly in building relationships with his clients and team. He has a proven track record in recruiting, sales & business and is looking forward to helping his clients take their business to the next level!

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Katherine Pacring

Senior Account Manager

Katherine has over 10 years of experience in the staffing industry, 3 of those years with Human Bees. She’s familiar and manages most of the accounts for large manufacturers in the Central Valley. She’s focused on identifying great talent and sending quality people to her clients. She believes strongly in setting the expectations and building a true partnership with her clients and ensuring we can deliver what we promised. She is passionate about the industry, because she is proud to make a difference for both families and businesses every day.

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Jennifer Tatupu

Account Manager

Jennifer has been in the staffing industry for over 10 years and has held a variety of positions ranging from Branch Manager to payroll and recruiter. She loves the industry because it allows her not only to provide excellent service to her clients, but to give back to the community by assisting people with finding employment – a win-win! She takes immense pride in her work and is passionate about providing her clients with exemplary service and great employees!

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Kim Haynes

Sr. Director, Tech. Solutions

Kim has over 10 years of experience in the staffing industry with a wide variety of industries including technology, logistics, telecom, sales, and professional and managed services. She has a particular interest in technology and high-volume projects, thriving on the constant change and problem solving opportunities it presents. As the Senior Director of Technology solutions she is focused on developing our technical department and strategically growing our current enterprise level clients with extensive support of all departments within their organizations. She believes in building strong relationships with her clients and providing exemplary service to show them they can depend on Human Bees for all their staffing needs!

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Lourdes Gonzales

Account Manager

Lourdes has over 15 years of experience in management and sales and is currently overseeing one of Modesto’s largest employers with a workforce of over 400. She has consistently met and exceeded company goals, recognized in her previous role as 3rd in the country for highest revenue. She truly enjoys working with her clients and prides herself on communication and building relationships and trust. She is newer to Merced and is enjoying exploring and learning about the area.

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Kelly Pacring

Senior Account Executive

Kelly began her staffing career in event management staffing, supporting professional sporting events. She continues to manage and support high volume accounts in the Bay Area in manufacturing and logistics fields. One of Kelly’s specialties is delivering workforce solutions to major accounts of 250-500+ contractors. She has been praised by her clients for exceptional customer service, urgency “making it happen” attitude. She takes great pride in working closely with her internal Human Bees team, continuing to sharpen her recruiting skills and having fun each and every day, as it has become her passion.

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Ashley Rose

Account Executive

Ashley brings 12 years of experience in business management and developing sales teams to Human Bees.  Her mission is to continuously increase customer satisfaction, and her clients can see the difference!  She’s focused not only on ensuring her clients receive excellent service, but that sales teams deliver what was promised.  She’s passionate about developing her career, as well as helping others achieve career growth goals.  Her belief in providing excellent service and constantly striving to build and encourage teams and individuals aligns well with Human Bees!

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Tim Conte

Operations Manager

Tim has over 8 years of professional staffing experience, including Account Management and Recruiting. He has expertise in and enjoys helping his clients with strategic hiring planning including budgeting for staffing needs. Throughout his years in staffing he has assisted in a wide variety of industries and positions (direct hire, contract to hire, and contract) across the United States encompassing Technology Implementations, Project Management, Application Services, End User Services, & Operations & Infrastructure. Like Human Bees, Tim is able to adapt to his clients need and looks forward to earning their trust.

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Chantel Battaglia

Strategic Account Executive

Chantel is a customer-oriented, strategic-thinking sales professional with over 10 years of experience in the staffing industry. She is excellent at building relationships, cultivating partnerships, retaining top accounts, and growing profit channels. She is a multi-tasking, self-motivated leadership professional with expertise on expanding network connections, territory development and understanding customer needs to deliver solutions. She is a Strategic Account Executive with a background in sales and recruiting for high skilled and light industrial positions. According to Chantel: “Helping people is the most rewarding feeling you can have. When it comes to sales I am very well rounded in the light industrial aspect; my goal is to provide our clients with quality candidates and make sure it is a true partnership.”

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Annye Doyle

Account Manager

One of Annye’s favorite things about working with Human Bees and in the industry over the years is the ability to make a difference in people’s lives and careers.  Whether she is working with a business or with an individual, she takes pride in helping the person she is working with, knowing that her actions can create change in numerous lives.  She believes in personal growth and education, which is why she currently holds 3 bachelor’s degrees in Business Marketing, Management, and HR!  

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Diego Mejia

Senior Account Manager

Diego’s career has spent several years in the staffing industry as an Account Manager with a focus on manufacturing, logistics, and technical roles, working in firms with a worldwide presence. He has brough that experience to Human Bees, and is able to utilize the knowledge he has gained to provide the best service to his clients. He believes strongly in building relationships with his clients & focuses on delivery while ensuring processes and communication are in place. He’s truly enjoys working with his clients and looks forward to strong partnerships in the future.

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Daisy Jimenez

Account Manager

Daisy has been in the staffing industry for 7 years and has experience recruiting for a variety of roles, from General Labor to Human Resources. Her main goal is to ensure the right match and provide the client with the best candidate for their company. Daisy’s philosophy is: “By taking the time to make the right match I ensure both our client and our contractor are successful and happy.”